21 West Midlands Christmas days out 2017

Update: Check out my new post for Best West Midlands Christmas days out 2019. Here in the West Midlands, Christmas events for 2017 are selling out incredibly quickly. So, I make no apologies for publishing this so early and I would recommend purchasing tickets relatively soon. I’ve linked to all relevant websites, plus comprehensive reviews where available. If I couldn’t find a blog review, I have linked to the relevant page on Trip Advisor. 1. Santa’s Winter Wonderland – SnowDome, Tamworth If you dream of a white Christmas, the Snowdome might just be the place for you. Follow the Christmas snow…

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Reroute Santa to make sure he finds you this Christmas!

This is a collaborative post. Do your children worry whether Santa will find them if they’re not at home over Christmas? It can be a bit of a worry if they’re travelling or staying with family away from their usual address. Luckily, Reroute Santa is a new website that allows children to let Santa know where they’ll be this year. Reroute Santa review We’re staying at home this year for Christmas. But I thought it would still be fun to let Santa know where we’d be. Reroute Santa is really easy to use with just three boxes to fill in. You…

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National Sea Life Centre Birmingham Meet Santa

Last week, Libby went on a school trip to the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. She came back so happy at having had the chance to meet Santa that Lia was a bit jealous. Luckily we are blog ambassadors for the National Sea Life Centre and seeing Santa is included in the ticket price. Or in our case, it was free with annual pass entry. So on Thursday, Lia and I headed there for the day. The National Sea Life Centre We’ve been ambassadors for the National Sea Life centre for the past two years now. This given us the…

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Hereford Santa Shopping Challenge

It’s no secret that I’m not great at shopping, but I have never been one to turn down a challenge. When I do go shopping, one of my favourite towns to head to is Hereford. So today, we were given the challenge of visiting the Old Market Shopping Centre in Hereford. We were given a list of gifts to buy and an hour to do it in.  We had a budget of £10 per recipient. Our mission; the recipients  A work colleague who loves trying out new makeup trends A mum who needs something to brighten her home A son…

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A toddler masters Soft Play

Today, we were lucky enough to be invited to the new Dennis the Menace themed play zone at the Guild Brewers Fayre in Bromsgrove. Libby hasn’t had that much experience at soft play, I think realistically she has only recently become big enough to venture out of the toddler area. She soon made up for that though. There was a huge whirly slide (technical term). She insisted on repeatedly climbing all the way to the top all by herself, completely unperturbed by all the much bigger children who were playing in there. Lia of course remained in the toddler area,…

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