Hatherley Park Crush

Whilst I love the new facilities at the Pittville Park play area, visiting with my two young boys is usually a pretty stressful experience.  It’s always so, so busy and keeping an eye on an excited toddler who can run faster than me is a tricky busines...

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A Social Life Less Ordinary

On Saturday evening The Clarence Social opens its doors for the first time and on Wednesday evening we were lucky enough to have a sneak peek inside this brand new eating, drinking and meeting space in Cheltenham. Before our visit Wednesday I was unsure w...

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Let The Good Times Roll – The Tavern Is Back

The Tavern is reopening its doors on Thursday 24th November with some exciting new menu items, old favourites and extended opening hours. Many of us have missed The Tavern after it needed to close in May due to a fire.  Since it opened in 2009 it has bec...

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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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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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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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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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Open Air Cinema Screenings are back for 2017

After a sell out turn last year, Cult Screens is bringing open air cinema to Cheltenham once again this summer with 6 film showings across two iconic Cheltenham venues. Cult Screens offers you a choice of beanbag (single or double), deckchair or general e...

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