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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Dominoes – Saturday 11th August, Hull City Centre, Free

                  3.5km. Over 12,000 blocks. Over 450 volunteers. Dominoes by Station House Opera will be our first major event for the city. Internationally acclaimed, it will play with the architecture of the city on a 3.5km domino run for all to enjoy – a moving sculpture, both…

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Baby Feeding Product – Market Research Participants Needed

Short Market Research Survey for York based parents developing exciting new baby product. Complete for chance to win £50 Amazon voucher! We are York based parents who are currently in the early stages of developing an exciting new baby product. The product is designed to help new parents and carers save money and frustration when…

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Unmissable Summer Family Fun at Piglets Adventure Farm

From 21st July – 3rd Sept Piglets Adventure Farm is full of unmissable family fun, with amazing magic shows and incredible circus acrobatics, you won’t want to miss it! Get foam fever this summer as you boogie on down with bigger & better Foam Parties daily, watch hilarious Pig Racing in the Pork-shire Hurdle, soak…

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Playing Out in Hull

Playing Out sessions use temporary road closures to allow children to play freely and safely in their own street. How does it work? In partnership with the Highways department, a ‘Temporary Play Street Order’ is granted to allow streets to ‘close’ for a short period. The street is manned by volunteer marshals who live down…

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A financial guide to starting a family – Finding your feet as new parents

NB This is an advertorial blog for Aviva.   Whether you’re simply planning ahead or already have a little one on the way, raising a family can mean big changes to your family finances. We’ve put together some top tips to help you start planning for the patter of tiny toes.   Make a family…

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30 Hours Free Childcare

Last September the government introduced a new scheme to help families with the cost of childcare. It’s something I’ve benefited from so I wanted to make sure everyone knew about it. Previously you could access up to 15 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds, starting from the term after they turn 3,…

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Driffield Show – The Show with Something for Everyone

This is an Advertorial Blog Feature for Driffield Show The gates will be opening on Wednesday, 18th July for the spectacle that is the Driffield Show. This year the Driffield Show will celebrate its 143rd year, with its winning formula of celebrating the traditional and embracing the future the Driffield Show has earned its place…

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Leonard Silver Launch New Boys Formal Wear Range

My sister recently got married and my 7 year old son needed a formal suit for the big day. I thought it would be an easy job to find him a boys suit and be a nice day out for us looking around and trying them on…but how wrong could I be!!   He’s big…

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July’s Mumbler Meet-Up at Gravity

Mumbler Meet-Ups are sessions where everyone is welcome to pop along, for the children to play and for the grown-ups to make some new friends. It could be that you are new to the area, or you could be a local but haven’t been out to many things yet, or you’d just like to try…

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WIN! A Free Family Ticket to Gangsta Granny at Hull New Theatre

This is an advertorial blog from Hull New Theatre The stage adaptation of David Walliams’ bestselling book, Gangsta Granny, will be performed at Hull New Theatre from 5th to 8th July. It will be presented by the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories, Birmingham Stage Company (BSC). The company’s Gangsta Granny is the award-winning West End production…

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