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Our Family Lunch at The Village Hotel Hull’s New Pub & Grill

The Village Hotel Hull (on Priory Park) got in touch to let me know they had recently refurbished their restaurant and had re-opened the new Pub & Grill. We went down last weekend for lunch with some friends to see what we thought of it….. As we walked in the kids were delighted, there are…

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Bonfire Night & Fireworks 2019!

There are several bonfire night events happening across our area in 2019, here’s a quick Mumbler guide to what’s on …… Saturday 26th October 2019: Sledmere’s Musical Fireworks Spectacular. Sledmere House, Driffield. ​Our annual Sledmere Musical Fireworks proves there really is ‘Magic in the Air’. Gates open at 4.00pm, fireworks start at 7.30pm. More info and…

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Frolo – The New App for Single Parents

A new app has been set up to help single parents meet others for family playdates and to make friends. It was brought to my attention by a local single mum Katherine, read her story and all about the app here….. Since becoming a single mother two years ago and moving to a new area,…

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The Best Local Places to Pick a Pumpkin!

The best places in Hull, the East Riding and surrounding areas to pick a pumpkin with your family this Halloween 2019…. Here’s the Mumbler top picks of places to pick a pumpkin! Balloon Tree Farm – PYO – What better way of choosing your perfect pumpkin, than actually choosing it from the field it was…

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Mumbler Reviews Mini Athletics Hull & East Riding

Mini Athletics Hull & East Riding opened it’s doors last month, September 2019. It has been launched by the parents of 2 young girls who are passionate about getting children active and interested in sport from an early age.  The classes are designed to get kids active, healthy, interacting with each other and hopefully grow…

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Flock to the Forests, an Alien has Landed!

    For the very first time in history, Forestry England has confirmed that an alien has crash landed in the forest. Lu-La, from the Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, in UK cinemas 18th October, is an impish and adorable alien with amazing powers. She has been stranded in the forest and needs to charge…

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Pumpkin Festival at Piglets Adventure Farm

Get ready for stacks of Halloween family fun at Piglets Adventure Farm’s Pumpkin Festival, back this October 2019. Pick your own FREE homegrown pumpkin for every child and enjoy NEW Skeleton Stilt Walkers it’s packed full of spooky family fun. Taking place from 10am – 5:30pm every weekend from 5th October and every day from…

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Problem Plastics – A Guide From East Riding of Yorkshire Council

East Riding of Yorkshire Council have been sending me a series of articles this year to help local families understand their waste and recycling better. So far we’ve covered baby waste, in particularly putting nappies in the right bin (you can read that here), and reusing and recycling clothing and textiles (you can read that…

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NEW Ice Cream Bar at Armstrongs, Beverley

Armstrongs in Beverley (Grovehill Road, just next to Flemingate) have recently opened a new ice cream bar. They sell gelato from a Yorkshire farm and have a huge menu from traditional cones and tubs to Sundaes, build your own and waffles. I popped in with my children over the weekend to see what it was…

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Humble Bee Farm at Autumn – Pumpkins, Witches and Glamping!

Humble Bee Farm is nestled in the Yorkshire Wolds near to Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast. They have a range of accommodation on their working farm from luxury cottages to Wigwam® Cabins, Yurts and standard camping. There is also a Nature Trail, playground and sports field and they put on regular extra events and activities…

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