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Dec 20
Little Vikings Awards 2020: The Finalists!

We are absolutely delighted to announce the shortlists for this year’s Little Vikings…

Jan 18
Could your child be a York Minster Chorister?

Do you know a child who loves singing and enjoys making music? York Minster and St…

Jan 17
Calling creative kids! Draw the York walls in springtime and win a £25 York Gift Card!

We don’t know about you, but we’re really, REALLY looking forward to…

Jan 15
And baby walks too! Introducing the Blaze Trails parent and baby walking group in York

The past twelve months have seen families around the country embracing walks with…

Jan 15
Coming soon – That JORVIK Thing (JORVIK Viking Festival 2021)

February half-term in York is synonymous with the JORVIK Viking Festival, and normally…

Jan 13
The five best reasons to visit RSPB Fairburn Ings with kids – A review

We’re always on the lookout for new places for a family walk near York and, after some…

Jan 11
How to enjoy a family walk with children (in Yorkshire) – Gear, games & the best places to go

If there’s one good thing to come out of the endless lockdowns and restrictions on…

Jan 05
Out of this world! Cycling the York to Selby solar system route with a cargo bike

While there were many challenges during lockdown (nobody mention…

Dec 30
Review – Five reasons we love Askham Bog Nature Reserve, York

Whether you’ve got a baby in a buggy or a big kid who’s surgically attached to a…

Dec 29
The best family walks in and near York: The ultimate guide

If you’re looking for a lovely walk in York or the surrounding Yorkshire…

Dec 22
Wrap up warm and wellies on! Five stunning places for a winter family walk in and near York

We’ve all learned to love (or at least tolerate) spending more time at home recently,…

Dec 15
New Peter Rabbit trail at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens

Lockdown 2.0 is over, and Beningbrough is open again for families around York to…

Dec 14
‘Tis the season to save money! Eight amazing things to do in and around York for free this Christmas with kids

Never have we needed a bit of Christmas sparkle quite like we do as we approach the…

Dec 10
Dalby Forest’s new Gruffalo Spotters Trail reviewed

A family went down to the deep dark wood (well, Dalby Forest), the family did a trail…

Dec 10
Snowflakes, soldiers and nutcrackers – A Christmas Spectacular on Kirkgate reviewed

Like so many York families, a trip to York Castle Museum has been a part of our…

Dec 07
Angels, shepherds and Christmas jumpers – York Minster’s tales from the crib

The York Minster Crib Service is a Christmas highlight for many York families, but for…

Dec 07
Sing Choir of Angels at The Bar Convent, York, this Christmas

Join the Bar Convent for an uplifting festive experience as they celebrate the choirs…

Dec 06
Little Vikings Awards 2021: The finalists. Vote now!

The Little Vikings Awards 2021 shortlists announced! While the pandemic may have…

Dec 04
A Christmas miracle! York Theatre Royal’s Travelling Pantomime reviewed

If ever there was a year that we needed comfort, joy and a bit of a laugh, it’s 2020.…

Dec 01
It’s a sell-out! Santa’s Staycation at Murton Park York reviewed

If ever there was a year that we needed a bit of Christmas joy, it’s this one. Here at…

Dec 01
The York BID’s festive quest to support local business

Following the news that York will return to Tier 2 local restrictions this week, the…

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