Review of the Everyman’s Old Curiosity Shop

‘And so do things pass away like a tale that is told.’ Well not the tale of The Old Curiosity Shop at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre - This wonderful heartfelt production won’t be forgotten soon. This new adaptation of the Dickens’ classic by Hammerpuzzle Theatre Company cleverly weaves live music, songs and puppetry alongside a story... Continue Reading →

Our Visit to the Cotswold Clubhouse

Soft play to most parents conjures up images of loud music, manic children running around, greasy apparatus and chips with everything lunches…or maybe that’s just me! The Cotswold Clubhouse in Bourton-on-the-Water is far from this stereotype. Yes, there are children running around and it has music, but it’s a whole different experience to the usual... Continue Reading →

Cheltenham Racecourse Family Fun Day

(This post contains an affiliate link) Have you ever thought about taking your family to Cheltenham Races? It may not be the first place you think of but on Sunday 18th November the Racecourse is promising a day of quality racing as well as a number of themed activities for all the family to enjoy.... Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly Cotswold Christmas Events

We love the build up to Christmas and if you want to get planning, here is a list of events we would recommend in the coming weeks: 1) From Thursday 22nd November - Cheltenham’s Christmas Market. Housed in wooden chalets which create a sense of magic and wonder under the Christmas lights on the Promenade. It... Continue Reading →

Batsford Forest School Fun

Forest Schools are becoming more popular across the country and you can visit one here in the Cotswolds at Batsford Arboretum. Educators and parents are realising the benefits of being outdoors and, ‘at one with nature.’ It sounds cliché but there are proven benefits to both physical and mental health for both children and adults:... Continue Reading →

Othello at The Everyman Review

You can’t really go that wrong with Shakespeare’s Othello. The tragedy has kept audiences gripped for centuries with high tension and a dramatic plot that leads to a bloody climax. This modernised production at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre certainly gets it all right. Despite the hero’s downfall crashing to its inevitable tragic conclusion, it is also... Continue Reading →

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