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Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

Regular readers of my blog will know that the whole family has a slight obsession with Harry Potter, both the books and the films, so when we were invited to visit Warner Bros Studio Tour for the launch of Hogwarts in the Snow, it was excitement overload. We last visited Warner Bros Studio Tour back in August, so were excited to see how they were going to transform it into a magical winter wonderland. We travelled up from Dorset just as storm Arwen hit and we treated to actual real life snow as we drove along the M3, just to …

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Cool Coast Ice Rink is back in Bournemouth

What has taken residency at the Bournemouth International Centre’s Purbeck Hall, promises to be an exciting ice extravaganza and is ready to welcome everyone this festive season and beyond – yes… the Cool Coast Ice Rink is back! With its alpine setting, the South Coast’s biggest indoor ice rink launches 11th December and despite it being a chilly -10 degrees in the Purbeck Hall the welcome couldn’t be warmer -with skate marshals on hand to help, a team of penguin ‘skate mates’ poised to help those not so confident on the ice and 600 skates ready to hire.  Cool Coast …

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The Ultimate STEM Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Christmas is hurtling towards us at a startling rate, so it is now time to start thinking about Christmas presents. If you are looking for the perfect gift that will keep the kids entertained and engaged, why not give them a STEM Gift. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and there are a number fabulous and fun gifts out there, that will keep the kids entertained and learning at the same time. STEM Christmas Gift Guide Stomp Rocket Inspire the next generation of engineers and astronauts and keep kids active and screen-free with Stomp Rocket®, Stomp Rockets can …

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A Gift Guide For Children Of All Ages

Buying presents for children can sometimes feel like a minefield, particularly if you’re a close family member.  If the children have high expectations, then it can feel daunting when you’re buying them a gift, as you will want to find them an amazing treat that they’ll cherish.  With so many occasions to buy kids gifts for, including Christmas, birthdays, Christenings and more, there’s a lot of pressure on family members to give amazing gifts. While it is possible to gift money to children, often, they prefer to receive something tangible that they can play with or use.  The ideal gift …

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How To Make Relatives Feel Included If They Can’t Spend The Festive Season With You

Christmas is the perfect time to make memories with the ones you love. Spending time with family is one of the best parts of the festive season for many people, but it can also be challenging to get everyone together in one place.  If you have family members spread throughout the country, and some are unable to spend the holidays with you, then this can be disappointing.  Still, there are many great ways to feel connected to your family, even if they can’t make it to Christmas this year.  Christmas in 2021 might not feel the same as before, but …

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