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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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All Aboard The PQ Express!

The Princes Quay Grotto is renowned in the area as one of the most fabulous places to meet Santa and I’ve been really impressed when I’ve taken my children the last few years. I was delighted to be invited along to have a look at this years ‘PQ Express’ and was quite simply blown away…

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Rocking around Scampston’s Locally-Grown Christmas Trees

Woodman’s Cottage, Lowthorpe, Driffield, YO25 4AU Christmas gets off to a treeific start on the 25th November when Scampston’s Christmas trees go on sale. Christmas trees have been grown at Scampston and on a partner farm at Lowthorpe, near Driffield, for decades. When a tree is harvested, another is planted in its place, ensuring the production of our trees…

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Farm Shop’s Charity Gin & Therapy Night is Just the Tonic!

Tickets are now on sale in the Farm Shop for our G&T (Gin & Therapy) Night – an evening of pampering, gin and fundraising for Yorkshire Air Ambulance on 24th November. Just the tonic before the madness of Christmas kicks in, our G&T (Gin & Therapy) Night offers you the chance to sample Yorkshire gins…

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Solemother – Get Active, Stay Safe, Be Social

Solemother is a new platform which enables mums to come together and organise themselves to get active, stay safe and be social. Through Solemother mums can meet up and exercise together and access a support network to help them stay motivated, get tips and meet new friends. Solemother aims to promote well being, combat loneliness,…

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Parent & Toddler Sessions at Gravity

Gravity Trampoline Park in St Stephens Shopping Centre, Hull, run Parent & Toddler sessions throughout the week. These are sessions for children under 5 to bounce around the whole park with their parents with no big children about.   The sessions are just £5 for 1 toddler and 1 adult to bounce together, + £2.50…

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Children’s Haircuts at Lemonade Snips & Style for Kids

Lemonade Snips and Style for Kids is a hairdressers just for children across the bridge in Barton. My 3 year old daughter was well overdue her first proper haircut, aside from a few dodgy attempts from me to trim her fringe she hadn’t been to a hairdressers before, so when I heard about this salon…

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October’s Newsletter is Out!

I’ve just emailed out the latest Mumbler monthly newsletter! The monthly newsletter brings you the highlights of whats new on the Mumbler website and what’s going on locally for families over the next few weeks. This month is the Half Term and Halloween Special! You can read a copy here. If you’d like to sign up…

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Want to try Glamping? Kids Go Free at Humble Bee Farm!

Humble Bee Farm is a working farm ideally located for your glamping getaway in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, approximately 1 hours drive from Hull. Our family-run farm includes three comfortable holiday cottages – two with outdoor hot tubs – Big Chief Wigwam® Cabins, Bell Tents, Nomadic Yurts, electric tourer and non-electric tent pitches. We also have four en-suite Running Water Deluxe Wigwam®…

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Mumbler Reviews Let Loose!

Let Loose is the new family attraction in Beverley, located next to Beverley Garden Centre on the Woodmansey Road between Beverley and Hull. They opened recently and I was delighted to be asked to go and have a look around with my 2 little ones. It’s a real hidden gem. You can’t see much from…

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Getting School Ready Part2 – When the Novelty Wears Off

Lucy Patrick is a Primary School Headteacher and co–owner of the new North Kirklees Mumbler (which covers the area between Leeds and Bradford). She wrote a short article last month about how you can support your child if they were starting school this year (you can read it here). She’s written a follow up article for…

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