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It’s party time! Watch out for the bunting – Bishy Road is back with one of its legendary street parties this summer. Head to the award-winning high street on Sunday 17th June from 10.30am to 6pm for live music, great food, children’s sports and activities and much more. There’s also a Father’s Day ‘R U

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We love to bring you news of great things to do in York with your children that won’t break the bank, so we’re particularly excited to let you know about the new activities lined up by The Minster School for parents and carers of under fours. On Thursday afternoons, enjoy Stay & Play: take your toddler along

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If your kids love getting muddy like ours, then the perfect event is coming to York this September. Race for Life’s Pretty Muddy Kids is heading to the Knavesmire and promises to be a really fun way to raise money for the amazing Cancer Research charity. It’s a brilliant muddy obstacle course just for little ones.

May half term

If you’ve watched Peter Rabbit at the cinema this Easter, or you’re fans of the tales of Mrs Tiggywinkle and friends, you’ll be excited to hear that there’s going to be a Beatrix Potter takeover at Castle Howard this May half term! Gobbledigook Theatre will present ‘The Tales of Beatrix Potter,’ an interactive theatre production for all

Eat & Drink

If the thought of taking your children for afternoon tea fills you with dread – the noise! the crumbs!  – consider this: a child is never quieter than in the presence of cake. So imagine just how compliant they are when they’re faced with three tiers of baked goodies! We’re big fans of taking children

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Once upon a time, three little vikings (and their willing parents) were invited across to Pizza Express in Leeds for a story writing workshop to mark everyone’s dressing-up extravaganza, World Book Day. Pizza being our favourite family food, and reading being our favourite pastime, this was one opportunity we were not going to pass up.

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Last week, the eight-year-old and I travelled back 150 million years to visit Yorkshire in the time when dinosaurs roamed our county. This major new exhibition at The Yorkshire Museum, opened by the legendary Sir David Attenborough, lets visitors explore this extraordinary period through hands-on activities, interactive exhibits and stunning displays. We began by picking

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When we were invited along to afternoon tea at The Principal York, a bun fight almost broke out among our three children about who would be my date for the day. After several rounds of rock/ paper/scissors, our eight-year-old was declared the victor and excitedly dusted off his most sensible t-shirt for the occasion. After

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If you’ve got a dinosaur fan or two in your house, we’ve got great news: the dinosaurs are coming to York! Head to the Yorkshire Museum from Saturday March 24th 2018 to discover the world of Jurassic Yorkshire at this major, not-to-be-missed exhibition (that will be opened by Sir David Attenborough, no less!). Yorkshire’s Jurassic World

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The Great Yorkshire Fringe has quickly become a much-loved part of summer in York, and it’s back in 2018 with a whole host of entertainment. As always, there’s a great offering for families, with Monstersaurus leading the children’s shows. Baby Loves Disco returns for family dancing fun, and the Amazing Bubble Man will be wowing

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It’s less than a year since Technology in Play hit the York STEAM scene, and they’ve made quite a splash. If you’ve joined a class, been along to their showcase or tried their activities at the National Railway Museum, you’ll know that they make science, technology and engineering hugely fun and incredibly accessible for children

Easter

Whether you’re looking for all-day childcare, an inspiring workshop or just fancy taking your kids along to something fun like a forest school session, there’s something happening in York this Easter to fit the bill. From football to woodland crafts, there’s something for everyone. STEAM sessions with Technology in Play What: A variety of STEAM

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Songwires is back and they want to get York primary children singing! Songwires is a group of professional musicians and experienced music teachers who run fun themed singing sessions in York for children in years 1 to 6. The project for spring 2018 is No Place Like Home, and children can expect to sing, dance, move

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and although most mums would be delighted with a lie-in and a homemade card, it’s a nice excuse to go out as a family. If you just fancy a day out, check out the Things to Do area of our website, which is packed with ideas. If you’d like to

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Swimming lessons don’t stop when school starts. If you’re looking for classes for your 4 to 10 year old, you might like to know about the new Swim Academy classes in York, brought to you by the swimming experts at Puddle Ducks. These fun, structured lessons take children from being happy to get their faces

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