Horrible Histories® Pirates at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HMS Warrior

We love days out where the kids get to have fun, but learn without realising it and one of our favourite locations to visit locally is Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Another family favourite is the book / TV series Horrible Histories, so we were very excited to learn that a new family exhibition would be opening here in time for the Easter holidays. Horrible Histories® Pirates’ is based on the best-selling series by Terry Deary and illustrator Martin Brown and gives… Continue Reading “Horrible Histories® Pirates at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”

#Win a Family Ticket to Victorious Festival

Last year was our first time at Victorious Festival and we loved the laid back vibe and fabulous music. Held on Southsea Common, Portsmouth, it’s not the largest festival we have been to, but it certainly the most reasonably priced and we love that you can sit on a hill, overlooking the sea whilst listening to fantastic music. Last year we saw bands such as Franz Ferdinand, Olly Murs, Elbow and Stereophonics and this year is promising to be even… Continue Reading “#Win a Family Ticket to Victorious Festival”

Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth Review

We are big fans of visiting aquariums as there is something so magical about seeing creatures that live under the sea. Last month we welcomed a new colony of Fairy Penguins at Weymouth Sea Life Centre and this weekend we were invited to visit Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth to see what they had to offer. We enjoyed a visit to Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay back in 2013 and the kids still remember putting their hand in a box… Continue Reading “Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth Review”

Enchanted Narnia at Gunwharf Quays – Review

Enchanted Narnia

Do you find the gap between Christmas and New Year a difficult one to fill? The first couple of days are filled with the kids playing with their new toys and games, but then the itch to get outside gets stronger and stronger. We were invited to go and review Enchanted Narnia at Gunwharf Quays to help fill the void between Christmas and New Year. As the name suggests, the experience is based on the beloved classic series The Chronicles… Continue Reading “Enchanted Narnia at Gunwharf Quays – Review”