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Family Friendly Restaurants in London

Family Friendly Restaurants in London

Eating out with children can be a stressful and daunting prospect, when it should be a fun, family outing and we often get asked for recommendations for family friendly restaurants in London. So here’s our guide to the best family friendly restaurants in London   […]

February Half Term at Alton Towers

February Half Term at Alton Towers

Fancy a short break this February Half Term? Why not head to Alton Towers for their Pirate and Princess Takeover? The Pirate and Princess Takeover returns 15th – 24th February 2019. There’s tonnes of Pirate and Princess themed activities for all the family, exclusively available to Short Break […]

Legoland Resort Windsor Review

Legoland Resort Windsor Review

Between Christmas and New Year is sometimes called Crimbo Limbo and for the last few years we have made the most of the time off and taken a short break,  This time we headed to the Legoland Resort Hotel in Windsor. The actual park is […]

SleepUnder Parties Review

SleepUnder Parties Review

My 2 girls had a sleepover party at the weekend provided by SleepUnder. Prior to the party SleepUnder Parties  arranged a convenient time to come and set up and asked if there was anything specific that my girls were into. As it was a joint […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019

Little Ankle Biters are delighted to announce the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019 for Berkshire, Bucks and Oxfordshire. Following on from the phenomenal success last year which saw tens of thousands of votes come flooding in for local businesses, this year is set to be […]

Win a 7 Night Family Holiday with Eurocamp

Win a 7 Night Family Holiday with Eurocamp

This competition is now closed! Are you dreaming of sun, sea and sand? We certainly are, so we have teamed up with Eurocamp to give one lucky family the chance to win a 7 night holiday. With over 180 parcs in wonderful locations across Europe, you’ll […]

Doctor Dolittle The Musical Review

Doctor Dolittle The Musical Review

We were invited along to see Doctor Dolittle The Musical at The New Theatre in Oxford last night and what a fantastic night we had. Based on the books by Hugh Lofting and the 1967 film, Doctor Dolittle tells us the story of a man […]

Primary School Application Deadline: 15 January 2019

Primary School Application Deadline: 15 January 2019

If you have a child  born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 it is time to apply for a primary or infant school place. Admission criteria All schools have an admission criteria to decide which children get places. The school or local council usually […]

10% off at LEGOLAND this February Half Term!

10% off at LEGOLAND this February Half Term!

We visited the Legoland resort between Christmas and New Year and the kids had a fantastic time and we have an exclusive 10% off their Junior Builder short breaks this February half term. Along with an exciting overnight stay at either the LEGOLAND Resort or […]

Bodean’s BBQ in SOHO review

Bodean’s BBQ in SOHO review

On a miserable Sunday in December, after spending a few hours at Winter Wonderland we were keen to find somewhere warm to have some lunch. On a recommendation. we headed to Bodean’s BBQ, an authentic American BBQ restaurant in Soho. It was our first visit […]

Peter Pan Review, Aylesbury Watersite Theatre

Peter Pan Review, Aylesbury Watersite Theatre

Last night we went to see Peter Pan at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on our annual family trip to the panto. This is the fifth panto we have been to at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and I think this year has been the best so far. The […]

Snow White Pantomime Review: Wycombe Swan

Snow White Pantomime Review: Wycombe Swan

You really can’t beat a good old pantomime during the festive period, and tonight we were treated to a wonderful evening at Wycombe Swan watching this year’s panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This show really does have it all, and it had our […]

Matilda the Musical – UK tour dates

Matilda the Musical – UK tour dates

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her […]

Wicked heads to Manchester this Christmas

Wicked heads to Manchester this Christmas

This Christmas, there’s no place like Wicked as the spectacular touring production flies back to the Palace Theatre in Manchester for one final engagement. Wicked is already the 6th longest running Broadway show in history and the 14th longest running West End show in history. Around the world, Wicked has […]

Ben and Holly Live on Stage 2019

Ben and Holly Live on Stage 2019

“Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles is a little kingdom where everyone is very very small…” From the makers of Peppa Pig comes this BAFTA award-winning television animation of Ben and Holly live on stage! Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who is still learning […]

Christmas at Waddesdon – A Little Ankle Biters’ Review

Christmas at Waddesdon – A Little Ankle Biters’ Review

We were invited along to Waddesdon Manor last week to experience their Christmas Carnival themed displays, so if you’re not quite feeling festive enough yet, then make sure you pay them a visit. We went along to Waddesdon’s Christmas display last year and I have to […]

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Write a letter to Santa this Christmas

Write a letter to Santa this Christmas

Why not write a letter to Santa and get an answer in time for Christmas? It’s such a lovely way to encourage your children to write and if you want an answer by Christmas you need to send it to the address below by 7 […]

Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer Released

Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer Released

If you love Toy Story as much as we do then you’ll also be super excited to hear that Toy Story 4 is coming to cinemas in June next year. We don’t know much yet but the teaser does reveal the introduction of the new […]

Creation Station – Arts & Crafts without the clean up

Creation Station – Arts & Crafts without the clean up

Little Ankle Biters were invited along to Creation Station recently and my children absolutely loved it. If like me, you’re often reluctant to get the paints, craft box and Play Doh out due to the pure amount of mess it can make, then Creation Station […]

Stagecoach Performing Arts – A Fantastic All Rounder

Stagecoach Performing Arts – A Fantastic All Rounder

Both of my girls have attended Stagecoach Performing Arts classes from the age of 4 and have absolutely loved it. Within the first few months my eldest performed at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre which was a fantastic experience for her and as parents we were obviously […]

Winter Wonderland 2018 – Cardiff

Winter Wonderland 2018 – Cardiff

Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland is back for 2018 with the ultimate Christmas experience. From 15 November 2018 until 6 January 2019 you’ll be able to enjoy ice skating, fun fair attractions, food, drink and plenty of Christmas cheer! Attractions at Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland The Admiral Ice […]

Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London

Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London

Winter Wonderland will be open on 22nd November 2018 from 4-10pm for a special public preview and then from 23rd November 2018 until 6th January 2019 they will be open every day from 10am – 10pm, except Christmas Day. It’s not just Santa that needs a rest on […]

Pantomimes in the UK 2018

Pantomimes in the UK 2018

Who can resist the lure of traditional Christmas pantomimes? Men dressed as women, sweets hurled into the audience, no one frowning over your rowdy children, and some risqué gags for the parents thrown in for good measure. What’s not to love! We’ve pulled together a […]


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