The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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Mumbler Reviews Santa’s Stable

Princes Quay Shopping Centre in Hull always put on a really good grotto, we’ve visited every year since by eldest was one. They kindly asked me and my kids (age 4 and 7 now) to go down and have a look around ‘Santa’s Stable’ this week before its grand opening on Sunday 18th November, both…

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Mission Christmas 2018

Viking FM’s Cash for Kids has launched Mission Christmas 2018 where we aim to get a gift to a child living in poverty in East Yorkshire and North Lincs who is at risk of waking up to nothing. Last year we helped 21,801 children through this campaign, and with 1 in 4 children living below…

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FREE Fitness Sessions at Princes Quay!

NB this is an advertorial blog from Princes Quay.   Every Wednesday in November, Princes Quay are running FREE fitness sessions. Prices Quay have teamed up with The Village Hotel to bring you regular free fitness classes on the Quayside Level (ground floor). There are 2 to choose from (or you can do both) – 12.00pm –…

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Urban Legends: Northern Lights

NB This is an Advertorial Blog from Absolutely Cultured.   New from Absolutely Cultured (formerly Hull City of Culture 2017) is Urban Legends: Northern Lights, a newly commissioned outdoor event featuring captivating projections and atmospheric soundscapes, brand new for Hull in 2018. Hull will be shown at its dazzling best this winter as Absolutely Cultured presents…

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Autumn in Dalby Forest

Dalby, the Great Yorkshire forest covers over 8,000 acres – perfect for fun, exploration, learning and adventure! There are walking and cycling trails for all abilities, exciting play areas, Go Ape, bike hire, learning walks, Highway Rat trail and an Enchanted Wood. To refuel, there are two cafes plus BBQ and picnic spots. At this…

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Our weekend away at Humble Bee Farm!!

My daughter started Foundation this year and has been up and down with settling in and my son moved up a year group at school; both seemed to be starting to really flag after 4 weeks back so we planned a secret short break away as a surprise and treat – a weekend at Humble…

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10 Activities Children can do with Conkers this Autumn!

If you are anything like me you are probably starting to get inundated with conkers! We have had great fun collecting them at various places around us so we have been doing lots of crafts, games and a bit of fun maths with conkers over the last week! 10 ideas of things you can do with your…

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NEW Online Learning Platform Launches from Hull

Good2learn is a brand new, online learning platform for Primary school age children, built and developed in Hull. They’re based at the C4Di building on the Fruit Market. Its aim is to make life easier to support your child in Maths and English and to help them reach their full potential. The difference with this learning…

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Piglets Pumpkin Festival 2018

This is an Advertorial Blog for Piglets Adventure farm   FREE PUMPKIN FOR EVERY CHILD AT PIGLETS ADVENTURE FARM With Halloween family fun a-plenty and a FREE pumpkin for every child, there’s so much to do at Pumpkin Festival this October! Taking place from 10am – 5:30pm every weekend in October and every day from…

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Back to Ours – October Half Term Festival

This is an advertorial blog for Back to Ours   If you’re looking for something for the whole family this October half-term, look no further than Back to Ours festival; from Nanas to newborns, there’s something for everyone. Avant Garde Dance will be taking over Wilberforce Sixth Form College with their edgy hip-hop reworking of…

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