Movies for Juniors: A First-Timer’s Guide

I seem to have an ability to turn even the most simple of tasks into a drama so it should have been no surprise that my first Movies for Juniors trip with Max was a comedy of errors of blockbuster proportions. I’ve been wanting to take Max (my eldest) t...

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5 Of My Favourite Things About Cosy Club Cheltenham

With so many new places to eat and drink cropping up around Cheltenham, it’s getting harder to choose where to part with your hard-earned cash. Latest arrival Cosy Club opens its doors today in the Brewery Quarter and after visiting last night, hereR...

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February Half Term in Cheltenham – Friday 17th February

Forecast: Dry with sunny spells Hello Friday!  The sun has got his hat on (sort of) for the last day of half term and we’ve rounded up a few final ideas of things to do both indoors and out so you can end the week with a smile, a wave and probably ...

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February Half Term in Cheltenham – Thursday 16th February

Forecast: Dry with sunny spells If you’re running out of ideas to keep the kids amused, here’s a list of some events and activites on around Cheltenham.   Have a great Thursday. Kids Introduction to Taekwondo – A session on the basics ...

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February Half Term in Cheltenham – Wednesday 15th February

Forecast: Overcast with showers According to the Beeb, today is expected to be the worst of the week weather-wise.  Booooo. Don’t let the forecast dampen your fun, check out some of these ideas for things to do in Cheltenham today. INDOORS Jet Age ...

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February Half Term in Cheltenham – Tuesday 14th February

Forecast: Dry with light cloud Day two of February half term – Here’s some ideas of things to do today in Cheltenham. St Andrew’s Toddlers If you’ve got one or more pre-schoolers, this baby and toddler group is a life-saver.  On t...

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February Half Term in Cheltenham – Monday 13th February

Forecast: Dry, sunny but cold Looking for ideas for things to do in Cheltenham this half term?  Here’s a potted summary of things on today. Happy Monday 🙂 Scavenger Trail There’s a Valentine’s scavenger trail at Crickley Hill.  Follow clues...

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Everybody’s got a hungry heart

Not sorted your Valentine’s eats out yet? Don’t panic. Cheltenham Rocks has you covered with a roundup of some of the best deals and menus in town. The Brewhouse & Kitchen have a 3-course set menu for £25 featuring crayfish, spatchcock chicken an...

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12 Baby and Toddler-Friendly Cafes in Cheltenham

Sometimes getting out and about with a baby or toddler in tow can be a trial in itself so here’s a run-down of 12 baby and toddler-friendly cafes so you can reward your efforts with cake, coffee and a chinwag.  These have been (sort-of) spaced across t...

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Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Of Golf

Adventure Leisure Golf is the latest name to be added to the list of attractions and restaurants opening in the Brewery Quarter. Mr Mulligan’s Lost World of Golf is taking the first floor spot above the forth coming Coast to Coast and Babel (more detail...

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Five Reasons To Visit Kindness & Co

There’s a new café in town.   Kindness & Co specialises in healthy, nutritious food to eat in or take away.  They open their doors on Monday 23rd January and last Friday I popped along to see what makes Kindness & Co stand out from the rest....

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Bettridge School Soft Play Parties

Birthday party dilemma?  I’ve been hearing some really good things about private party hire of Bettridge School’s soft play area recently. The soft play can be hired out on Saturdays or Sundays for 2 hour sessions with a window of 15 minutes either s...

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Yes You Can Cookery Doodle Do

Cookery Doodle Doo organise children’s cookery and baking classes and parties across the UK, and we are lucky enough to have one of the franchisees here in Cheltenham.  We are now on our 2nd term, and we LOVE them! We started the classes because my ...

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Russell Howard Ticket Competition

We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to Russell Howard’s sold out show at Cheltenham Everyman on Wednesday 1st February.  Russell is in town practising his stand up material which hopefully means the audience are in for not just comedy, b...

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50% Off Food in Cheltenham This January

The last week of January is tough.  For many of us it’s been 6 weeks since payday and, if you’re like me, the monthly budget was spent by New Year’s Day on things that have already been eaten, drunk or have long since lost crucial parts. If you’v...

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With Tatty and Baby Bumpkin we are bendy, giggly, clever and strong!

This is our second time round of doing Tatty Bumpkin Yoga classes. The first was over 3 years ago with my little girl; we loved it so much she even had Tatty for her 1st birthday party! So when my little boy was born in July, I just knew that this would b...

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Adventures on the Honeybourne Line

What is it with little boys and trains?! My 2 year old is OBSESSED! There is an upside to this though, trainspotting, although not the coolest hobby in world, is in fact free. And when I consider the amount of money I’ve just blown on Christmas presents...

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Review: The Spectacle of Light

Even with 5 minutes still to go in the car before we arrived we could see the castle illuminated from across the hills. With over 20,000 Lights in 500 different units, the Spectacle of Light at Sudeley is certainly true to its name. As you stroll through ...

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A Visit To ‘The Aquarium’

Last weekend we paid a visit to one of my favourite winter destinations, the Wyevale Garden Centre Brockworth – just outside Cheltenham on the Shurdington Road (A46). Last winter, with a toddler to amuse and a new-born in tow, I spent quite a bit of...

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Where to See Father Christmas in Cheltenham

Holidays are coming and, whilst the Coca Cola Truck isn’t venturing near Cheltenham this year, Father Christmas is making several appearances across town, turning on lights, dishing out presents and generally spreading Christmas cheer. If you’re hopin...

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