Blog » Month: November 2018

Favourite Festive Family Films

We have come up with a list of our favourite festive family films in case you need a little help getting into the Christmas spirit, or if you just want a little inspiration for lovely films to watch with your Mini Mumblers… Our top 24 Festive Films: one for each December day until Christmas!   Elf…

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Mumbler Tried and Tested Elf on the Shelf Ideas!

If like us, you started the Elf on the Shelf tradition last year, or are thinking of starting this year, this blog might come in useful! *Warning* If you decide to start Elf on the Shelf this year once you have started there is no going back – you have 23 more days to complete! …

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FREE & Low Cost: Days Out & Activities To Entertain The Kids This December

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy throughout the festive period doesn’t need to be expensive with these fun, FREE or low-cost activities and events. Events throughout the December at: Otley Snowman Trail: Only £1 per booklet! Saturday, December 1st to Saturday 22nd December 2018. SNOWMEN of all shapes and sizes have invaded Otley again this year.  The Snowmen will…

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Helping Others This Christmas

Christmas is a truly ‘magical’ time for children but as my two have got older I have been keen to remind them that the festive period it as much a time for giving as it is receiving, encouraging them to think of others that maybe not as fortunate. After various discussions last year on what we…

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MUMBLER Reviews… Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience 2018

Last night Mumbler were invited down to the Lotherton Christmas Experience, which opens to the public tomorrow.  As one of the main attractions in Leeds at Christmas time, there are always high expectations of Lotherton.  And we’re happy to say that yet again, this year’s Experience doesn’t disappoint! Hours of fun at great value Entry…

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Do your Christmas shopping differently this year – treat the kids to experiences, rather than stuff!

Christmas may be the time for giving, but like many of us, you may already feel like your house is bursting full of toys and stuff. In the UK it feels ingrained into our culture to track down and spend a small fortune on this year’s toy trends – we do it every year. But…

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Ilkley Christmas Teepees

The Bar Event UK Christmas Teepees is returning to Wharfedale & Craven for Christmas 2018! A group of temporary teepees in Ilkley Park is running from 7th until 22nd December and welcomes families, couples and friends. Featuring cosy firepits, a delicious food and drink menu (including marshmallows for roasting!) and Santa’s Grotto! Gather your favourite people,…

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David Phillip Estate Agents: Thinking of selling your home in Wharfedale in the New Year? – then get your house Market Ready before the decorations go up.

If you are thinking of selling your home in  Wharfedale in the New Year, then now is the time to start looking to get your property Market Ready for the following reasons:- Many people have put up decorations before December 15th, but you need to ensure that when photographs or virtual tours take place, your property is…

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Festive Family Fun Weekend at Tong Garden Centre

Tong Garden Centre is celebrating the arrival of Santa in his magical NEW grotto with a Festive Family Fun Weekend! Join the festive fun in store from 11 am on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November to meet Santa’s merrymakers entertaining you, Mrs Claus in the Food Hall, festive face painting and Christmas donkey rides!…

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Wharfedale & Craven Christmas Lights Switch On

The 2018 Christmas Light Switch On events in Wharfedale & Craven! Ilkley Christmas Light Switch On & Christmas Market. Saturday 24th November 2-6 pm. Call into the first charity Ilkley Christmas Tree Festival taking place in St Margaret’s Church, Ilkley, the Christmas Tree Festival will be held across two days on 23rd and 24th November 2018. Then head…

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No child should have to go without a present at Christmas – here’s how you can help

With 1 in 4 children across the UK living in poverty this December*, for many families Christmas is simply a luxury they can’t afford.  And sadly some children in Leeds and West Yorkshire will go without a present full stop. Which is why, every year the Cash For Kids ‘Mission Christmas’ appeal invites people to…

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MUMBLER Reviews… Twigs n’ Stix Forest School

We were very excited to be invited along to the very first Twigs n’ Stix Family Forest Workshop running at Bramhope Scout Campsite and Activity Centre. Twigs n’ Stix have been running forest schools in Ripon & Nidderdale and we have heard great things!   We arrived at the Bramhope Scout Campsite & Activity Centre,…

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David Phillip Estate Agents: Getting your Home ready for Winter

The other day was the first morning this year that I had to defrost my car windscreen, definitely a sign that Winter’s on its way as well as the nights drawing closer. David Phillip Estate Agents are happy to offer a few handy hints to help protect your homes and gardens: * Make sure your…

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Baby Week is back in Leeds for its 3rd year from 12th-18th November 2018

  Baby Week is back in Leeds for its 3rd year from 12th-18th November and Lucy Potter the founder shares with us why this year’s event promises to be the best yet! Baby Week (12th – 18th November) is back again for its 3rd year in Leeds and the theme is ‘Better Conversations’. We will be promoting…

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