Toddler Splash and Play, Bloxwich Active Living Centre

Toddler Splash and Play, Bloxwich Active Living Centre

Event: Toddler Splash and Play Location: Bloxwich Active Living Centre, High Street, Bloxwich Times: Wednesday 9am – 12pm and Friday 10:30am – 1:30pm Prices: Non-member £5 (admits one parent and toddler), direct debit members £2.50, Move It PAYG members £3.50, Family Membership FREE. I saw this advertised earlier in the week on Facebook and decided I had to give it a try. A splash in the pool and a play in a hall sounded great for £5. And I have…

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Rush UK Trampoline Park. Is it a leap above the rest?

Rush UK Trampoline Park. Is it a leap above the rest?

Location: Rush Birmingham, Unit 6 Avery Dell, Lifford Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B30 3DZ Opening Times: Term Time Open Jump (age 4+) Mon- Thurs 11:30am – 9pm, Fri 11:30am – 10pm, Sat 10am – 10pm, Sun 10am – 9pm. School Holidays Open Jump (4+) Sun – Thurs 9am – 9pm, Fri – Sat 9am – 10pm. Parent and Toddler Jump Sessions (term time only): Mon – Fri 10:30am – 11:30am, Sat* – Sun 9am – 10am (*excluding the first Saturday…

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Win Tickets to The National Pet Show at Birmingham NEC

Win Tickets to The National Pet Show at Birmingham NEC

Are you a pet lover? Do you have a pet currently or are you thinking about getting one? If so, you’ll be glad to hear that the National Pet Show is back at Birmingham NEC this year, on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November. Tickets start from £19.99 for adults and £14.99 for children (aged over 6, under 6’s are free). And it really is an ideal event for pet loving families to attend. Two very lucky followers of Smallhousebigtrips…

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Meek, A Headlong Production in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Meek, A Headlong Production in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Location: The Door, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham Dates: Tuesday 4th – Saturday 8th September. Price: From £10 per ticket. Strong females fighting Dystopian futures are all the rage these days. Between Katniss Everdean in the far future of The Hunger Games, to June raging against the system in the near future of The Handmaid’s Tale and any number of similar stories inbetween, women fighting against their subjugation is a familiar and well worn theme. With this we have Penelope Skinner’s…

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Gro Fresh, Herb Garden

Gro Fresh, Herb Garden

Website: https://wizal.co.uk/grofresh-gardens-store?olsPage=products Wanted to grow your own herbs but think you don’t have the space? Maybe you don’t have a garden and live in a flat? Now you can grow tomatoes, peppers, herbs…. All from the comfort of your own kitchen. We were kindly gifted a Gro Fresh Herb Garden in return for an honest review. Most of my reviews are completed within a fortnight, but this was a different type of review. I had to wait for herbs to…

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Red Kangaroo – Coventry

Red Kangaroo – Coventry

Location: Red Kangaroo Coventry, School Lane, Exhall, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV7 9NN Opening Times: Mon to Fri 9am – 8pm, Sat to Sun 9am – 7pm Prices: Various Prices depending on the session attending. Prices start from £5.95 with the maximum standard price (prior to any discounts) is £9.95. Website: www.redkangaroo.co.uk/parks/coventry/ A couple of weeks ago, I was invited along to Red Kangaroo in Coventry to see what it was all about. I decided to pop along on an evening, minus…

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at The Birmingham Rep

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at The Birmingham Rep

Comedy is a hard thing to get right. It is not easy making people laugh. It is even harder making lots of people laugh, all at the same time. With that said, Mischief Theatre Company manage it time and time again over the course of their play “The Comedy about a Bank Robbery”. The Comedy About A Bank Robbery has not been on tour before, having had runs in London and Paris so far. It starts its UK tour at…

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A night at WWE NXT

A night at WWE NXT

Event: WWE NXT as part of Insomnia 63 Location: Birmingham NEC, The NEC Birmingham, Hall 11, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT Back before children, in the days when Mr Trips and I could drop everything and go out when we fancied, having alcoholic drinks without worrying about our heads the next day, we would go to wrestling shows in Wolverhampton, as my dear hubby was (and still is!) a huge fan. It was there that I first came across the…

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Woodgate Valley Park

Woodgate Valley Park

Location: Woodgate Valley Park, Clapgate Ln, Birmingham B32 3DS Opening Times: 10:30am – 4pm Website: www.birmingham.gov.uk/wvcp Earlier this week, me and the girls met up with their God Parents for a picnic and exploration of Woodgate Valley Country Park. None of us had been before, so it was somewhere new for all of us. If like me, you knew nothing of this park before this post, it is a 450 acre area of countryside in the centre of Bartley Green…

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Sweet Pups Product Review

Sweet Pups Product Review

We were kindly gifted a Sweet Pup recently to review and the girls immediately fell in love with it. Having to take it in turns as to who cuddled it at night on each evening. And our little puppy was carried everywhere for a good while. It came on many school runs and outings. So what are Sweet Pups? They are cute and cuddly puppies with a sweet scent of one of your favourite pastries, the girls had a cinnamon…

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