Game of Thrones: Top 5 set locations fans can explore

Winterfell - Castle Ward

It is the final episode of Game of Thrones tonight and I cannot wait to see how it all ends. For those Game of Thrones fans that are commiserating at that thought of their favourite show coming to an end at the end of eight seasons, travel app, Klook, knows the most thrilling Game of Thrones set locations from around the world that fans can experience first hand: Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia Brave where most of the action is shot in the streets of the capital of Westeros, Kings Landing. Drogon not included! 2. Lake Mývatn & Grjótagjá caves, Iceland Experience for yourself the… Continue Reading “Game of Thrones: Top 5 set locations fans can explore”

Victorious Festival 2019

Swings Victorious

Victorious Festival is being held from 23rd – 25th August 2019 on Southsea seafront and is fast becoming one of our favourite family friendly festivals to take the kids. Victorious is the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival and are proud to boast a stellar line-up, further cementing its status as one of the biggest genre-spanning festivals the UK has to offer. In fact, they have just announced some more fabulous new acts including three-time Ivor Novello Award-winning Plan B, who is set to bolster the Sunday bill. First emerging as a rapper releasing his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Who Needs Actions… Continue Reading “Victorious Festival 2019”

Win £40 of fishing supplies and get hooked on angling

Fishing

Get set for National Fishing Month. The public campaign, which was originally set up to help get more people interested in the sport, will this year run from Friday 27th July until Sunday 2nd September 2018. There are plenty of special events taking place throughout the period across the country for people of all ages and levels of experience, from family fun days to introductory fishing taster sessions. You can check out a few of the best upcoming events below. Plus, you’ll also find details of how to you could win £40 worth of fishing supplies! And even if you… Continue Reading “Win £40 of fishing supplies and get hooked on angling”

The New Tropical House at Marwell Zoo

Marwell Eliza

Last week we were lucky enough to attend the opening night of the new Tropical House at Marwell Zoo. Powered by “zoo poo”, the innovative and sustainable “Energy for Life” Tropical House is the first in the UK to generate energy using waste created by animals at the zoo. The Tropical House looked stunning in the golden evening light and I can only imagine how gorgeous it will look when the plant life establishes itself outside the building. You are greeted by large screens depicting moving images as you head inside the first door, which the kids were fascinated by.… Continue Reading “The New Tropical House at Marwell Zoo”

A Day Out at Blue Pool and Swanage Railway

Bluepool

During the last week of the school holidays, summer made a re-appearance and we made the most of the nice weather and enjoyed some local days out. Isaac loves dragonflies and Bluepool in Wareham is one of the best places locally to find them. The Pool is surrounded by 25 acres of heath, woodland and gorse interlaced with sandy paths, trails, playgrounds and fairy doors to find so is the perfect day out for all the family, with the promise of a cream tea or ice cream reward at the end. The Blue Pool at Furzebrook constantly varies in colour. Very… Continue Reading “A Day Out at Blue Pool and Swanage Railway”

Number Four, Privet Drive opens its door to visitors

For the first time ever, visitors will get the chance to step inside number four, Privet Drive and peer into the Dursleys’ living room as the exterior set is opened especially for the Studio Tour’s 15th anniversary celebrations of the film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. For one week only, visitors will have the opportunity to walk through the front door and look into the Dursleys’ front room where hundreds of Harry’s Hogwarts letters created by Mina Lima, the graphic designers for all eightHarry Potter films, will be suspended in the air as though they’ve flown through the fireplace as… Continue Reading “Number Four, Privet Drive opens its door to visitors”

SHAZAM! Super Heroes Day Coming to A Novotel Near You!

POW! Summer 2016 just got ‘Amazing’ with the announcement that Novotel will be staging a fun and free family event through the UK for all Super Heroes and even those who don’t “Feel The Force” just yet. KAPOW! On Saturday June 4, 2016, the hotel group is inviting parents and their little super heroes to enjoy a world of fun and imagination. From fighting to save the planet, undertaking missions from the Craft Captain to creating some tasty delights (no Kryptonite allowed near by) there is a whole host of activities available for children aged 5 to 11 years old.… Continue Reading “SHAZAM! Super Heroes Day Coming to A Novotel Near You!”