Blog » Month: February 2020

Double Trouble – Guest Blog from Andrew Carter

Andrew Carter is a 33-year-old author and dad from Headingley, who writes heartwarming yet humorous blogs about his life as a new dad. In this guest blog written especially for Mumbler, Andrew shares his experiences from a dad’s perspective on the crazy first few weeks after the arrival of his second baby.  “Have you seen…

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Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Family in and around Wharfedale & Craven.

Mother’s Day is Sunday 22nd March this year.  Fingers crossed, by then the warmer weather will be back in full force!  I won’t lie, I dream of a lie in followed by breakfast in bed, but spending the day with my family trumps anytime I would spend lounging! There are loads of great ways to…

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World Book Day at Bradford Libraries

This year World Book Day is Thursday 5 March 2020. The Share-A-Million Stories theme highlights the message that spending 10 minutes a day reading makes a difference to a child’s future. Everyone can register to help the nation share 1 million stories over a 5-week period starting Thursday 27 February until Saturday 29 March. Bradford Libraries have a host…

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Farming Fun For Families at Springtime Live

*Advertising Feature for Springtime Live  Tickets are on sale now for the hugely popular Springtime Live, with visitors encouraged to book now after last year’s sell-out! This event is a great day out for all the family, taking place on 28th March at the Great Yorkshire Showground, we can’t wait to welcome you for some…

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Super Simple Pancake Day Recipe from Stir Krazy Kids

Stir Krazy Kids is a cooking club for 5 to 12-year olds. We love to go the extra mile to make cooking with kids an experience they’ll never forget. We’ve shared with Wharfedale & Craven Mumbler our super simple pancake recipe and some special tips on how to do Shrove Tuesday with some Stir Krazy…

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Kids Eat FREE & Other Discounts this Half Term

Catering for the whole family over the holidays can be challenging and expensive so we’ve done our best to round up as many of the ‘Kids Eat Free’ and other dining discounts available in and around Wharfedale & Craven this half-term   Oakley’s Grill & Pizzeria KIDS EAT FOR £1 – Every Sunday Kids eat for…

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Guiseley Theatre Redevelopment Plans

Guiseley Theatre unleashes new ambitious development plans to coincide with the 200th birthday of founder and local entrepreneur Sir Matthew William Thompson. 1st February 1820, Matthew William Thompson was born. This is the man who led the initiative and ultimately funded the building of Guiseley Theatre [Guiseley Town Hall]. Throughout the 1800’s he inspired the…

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One-Off Events running this February Half Term

You can enjoy a different Family Friendly event every day during the February Half Term in Wharfedale & Craven! Monday Skipton Town Hall Half Term Make & Take Crafts 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Craven Museum Make & Take Craft Sessions. Drop in to take part in simple craft activities. The perfect way to keep the whole…

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Where to see lambs and other baby animals this Spring!

How lovely is it to see the first signs of spring! The sprouting crocuses and the first daffodils and our personal favourite the little lambs!  The Mini-Mumblers love a spring trip to the farm to see all the new lambs so with this in mind we have put together all the local places you can…

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Head down to Stockeld Park this Half Term for some February family fun!

February half term is just around the corner! If you’re looking for a family fun day out in Yorkshire then look no further, Stockeld Park is for you! February Fun is open from 15th – 23rd February with plenty to keep the whole family entertained! Remember you can get a further 10% off pre-booked tickets using the…

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Safer Internet Day 2020

Safer Internet Day is on the 11th February 2020!  Safer Internet Day 2020 is on the 11th of February and will be celebrated with the theme ‘Free to be’ – looking at identity online. Safer Internet Day aims to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. Coordinated in the UK by the…

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ILKLEY RIVERSIDE GARDENS PLAYGROUND APPEAL LAUNCHED

Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks (FOIRP) have launched an appeal to raise £150,000+ to refurbish the Riverside Park in Ilkley. The happy children in the photograph are excited at the prospect of a newly refurbished and revamped Playground in their Park. Rachael Robinson, the Co-ordinator for the Playground Appeal Fund said; “The Playground at Riverside…

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New space to support children experiencing bereavement unveiled in grounds of Rawdon Crematorium

A new space designed to help children express their feelings regarding grief and bereavement has been introduced in the baby garden at Rawdon Crematorium. Working in partnership with stillbirth and neonatal death charity Sands to support children during times of grief, Leeds City Council has introduced a number of installations in the grounds of the…

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10 Ideas for Days Out this February Half Term less than an Hours Drive from Wharfedale & Craven

If you fancy a day out over the half-term holiday we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas which are within an hours drive of Wharfedale & Craven.  We have tried to include indoor and outdoor activities but a lot of the attractions have activities inside in case the weather doesn’t play ball. 1. February Half Term…

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GUESS WHOSE BACK – The Harrogate Indoor Funfair

The Harrogate Indoor Funfair returns for its 5th instalment at the Yorkshire Event Centre this February with two sessions daily, running from Saturday 15th February until Sunday 23rd February. If you haven’t been before the Indoor Funfair brings all the fun of the fair indoors, you pay one price for an “all in” wristband, giving…

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David Phillip Estate Agents: How Estate Agents can become more environmentally friendly

Thinking about being eco-friendly in a busy working office can be challenging, but the awful fires in Australia and the huge focus on the environment, has really made me think about how an Estate Agency business can be more environmentally friendly. The Carbon Trust standard estimates UK SME’s could collectively save nearly £400 million a…

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