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Review of the Magic Elves – Bristol Old Vic

Review of the Magic Elves – Bristol Old Vic

Fabulous, fantastic and funky! Who needs red bull when you’ve got a couple of sequined covered magical elves to add that magical set of wings to your disco shoes!   The classic tale of the Elves and the shoemaker is given an imaginative twist in this marvellous production written by Mike Akers and directed by Miranda Cromwell at the Bristol Old Vic. As soon as the elves burst out of the magical Ju... »

Santaland at Wookey Hole

Santaland at Wookey Hole

When you book a Santaland experience at Wookey Hole not only do your little ones receive a personalised letter from the big man himself but children are also invited to submit their own Christmas stocking design for a chance to win a family holiday in the new hotel, breakfast and tickets to all of the attractions. Excited to see what Santaland entails at Wookey we (me the man and the toddler) had ... »

Snow Queen

Switch on the Weston-Super-Mare Christmas lights with a frozen princess!

The official Weston-Super-Mare Christmas Lights Switch On is taking place this Thursday the 27th from 4pm til 9pm at the Italian Gardens & High Street! Don’t miss out on what will be a lovely event with entertainment, live music and special guests to usher in the festive season! An extra-special visitor will be there to switch on the lights at 6pm – a glittering Snow Queen! There ... »

Kingdom of the Elves – Bluestone National Park Resort

Kingdom of the Elves – Bluestone National Park Resort

With a dusting of magic and sprinkle (torrential downpour) of rain my windswept family of 3 arrived on the other side of the rainbow (excuse the cheese there really was a rainbow, double rainbow in fact) in the Pembrokeshire holiday resort of Bluestone national park. Come rain or shine Bluestone national park resort is the Welsh gem that’ll remind you that you really are never too old for some fre... »

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Construction manager wins award for adding 430 new places to Bristol school

The manager of a development which added 430 new places to a Bristol School has been named Construction Manager of the Year for his work on the project. May Park Primary School in Eastville used to have a maximum of 420 places for primary school children but has now expanded to fit 840 places. Originally a new two-storey portakabin was introduced which housed four extra classes. This has now been ... »

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Bristol City Council launch consultation process for Libraries for the Future.

Bristol City Council will launch a city-wide consultation from November 11th to allow the people of Bristol to have their say on the future of the city’s libraries. They need everyone to get involved and share their ideas and suggestions on how to develop an improved flexible, modern space for communities to learn and socialise in. Tuesday will see the launch of www.bristolfuturelibraries.co.uk wh... »

Get your skates on for festive fun at the At-Bristol Ice Rink!

Get your skates on for festive fun at the At-Bristol Ice Rink!

At-Bristol, the Harbourside science centre, will again host a real-ice ice rink on Millennium Square this winter. This year, special events will include a ‘fire and ice’ launch event, ‘Frozen sing and skate-along’ sessions and a Christmas lights switch-on spectacular. The ice rink will also be joined by weekend market stalls on Millennium Square from the Harbourside Market in the run-up to Christm... »

Festive 13-metre Nativity Pyramid Craned into Bristol  Ahead of German Christmas Market Launch

Festive 13-metre Nativity Pyramid Craned into Bristol Ahead of German Christmas Market Launch

A GIANT 13-metre high rotating nativity scene has been craned into Bristol’s shopping quarter ahead of the launch of the city’s seventh German Christmas Market. The nativity pyramid, which will be the focal point of the Broadmead Christmas market, was lifted into place last night (Monday November 3) ahead of the official opening on November 7. It will rotate 360 degrees and remind shoppers of the ... »

From bump to baby

From bump to baby

Support for pregnant and breastfeeding mums in and around Weston-super-Mare is available at two “Bump to Baby” drop-in sessions. The weekly sessions are held at the For All Healthy Living Centre in Lonsdale Avenue, Weston on Wednesdays from 11am-1pm and at Milton and Old Worle Children’s Centre in Mendip Avenue, Worle on Thursdays from 10am-1pm. The sessions are run by Claire Woo... »

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South West adoption agencies collaborate to highlight urgent need for adopters for siblings

Bristol City Council, Action for Children, Clifton Children’s Society and four other local authorities in the South West have joined forces to celebrate National Adoption Week (3-9 November) with their open information event in Bridgwater entitled ‘We Belong Together’. This year, National Adoption Week is particularly highlighting the urgent need for adopters for siblings. Sibling relationships ar... »

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