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Copenhagen at Malvern Theatres: Review

In Copenhagen at Malvern Theatres, four worlds merge. History, politics, physics and theatre. To fully appreciate the production, the audience will need at least a passable understanding of them all. This fast paced, atmospheric play is so gripping that you can almost overlook the empty seats still in place due to social distancing. Starting from beyond the grave, the three characters look back on the clandestine meeting that remains a puzzle to this day. About Copenhagen Copenhagen is a new production from Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Productions based on Michael Frayn’s multi-award winning play. It explores a…

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Best West Midlands Christmas days out 2021

Christmas days out in the West Midlands sell out fast! This is a comprehensive list of places to see Santa as well as other festive events. I will be updating each location as soon as they release details. As I’m publishing this post well in advance of Christmas, I’ll put a star (*) by the attractions that are currently advertising Christmas events. You’ll be able to jump straight to them using the links in the table below. Please do let me know if I’ve missed any brilliant events off the list, I’d be happy to add them in. Advance booking…

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Things to do in the West Midlands: Summer holidays 2021

With the recent delay to full reopening of businesses in the UK, this year’s summer holidays seem like a more important time than ever to support West Midlands businesses. Some places have special events on and I have also included venues that have not yet announced particular plans, but they will be open to visitors. I will update with event details as soon as they become available. Please do get in touch if you know of an event I’ve missed, I’ll be happy to add it. For ease, this post is divided by county. Click on the area you’re interested…

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Wetland Heroes app: Family day out at WWT Slimbridge – review

The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust site at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire has long been a favourite day out for local families. This summer, they have launched the Wetland Heroes app to make it even more exciting. Visitors can follow a trail and scan signs for extra information about the creatures they meet. Read interesting facts, take a fun selfie and even listen to the sounds they make. We headed to Slimbridge for the launch of the Wetland Heroes app and to enjoy a fun day out in the sunshine. About WWT Slimbridge The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust is the leading wetland…

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Chi Chi London Dresses: Review [AD]

Children often lead the way when it comes to wearing what they love, don’t they? They don’t care if the colour suits them, whether it is fashionable or flattering. It’s all about the way the clothes make them feel. For my girls, wearing a beautiful dress makes them happy. So, that’s what they do. Whether we’re going to the pub, the park or at home in lockdown. I often think I should take a leaf out of their book but I rarely buy clothes for myself, let alone dresses. So, when Chi Chi London offered to kit us all out,…

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