On a recent overnight stay in Birmingham, we wanted somewhere to spend the day in the West Midlands to break up our drive to Wales. After some research, we decided to go to the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.
On a recent trip to Wales, we decided to break up the drive by staying overnight just outside of Birmingham in the West Midlands to explore the local area. We had planned to surprise the children with a visit to the Legoland Discovery Centre, handily located in Arena Birmingham.
When we visited Greenwich as part of Dave’s 40th Birthday celebrations, we made use of our newly acquired membership of the Royal Museums Greenwich and booked slots to visit the Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory, places we had visited in years gone by. One place we hadn’t been to though, is
We finished last weekend off with a trip to Waddesdon Manor for their Christmas at Waddesdon Event. We hadn’t been to Waddesdon Manor in a few years and it was lovely to go back – especially for such a lovely, festive event.
Last night we were invited to see the Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime at Camberley Theatre. After not being able to visit for so long due to the pandemic it was so nice to be back, especially at Christmas. The theatre has had a facelift since we were last there and there was a real
This weekend we were invited to see Beauty and The Beast at The Anvil in Basingstoke. It’s one of our favourite theatres and we hadn’t been in so long – we were really looking forward to it. The Anvil always has a panto – and one at Easter too – and we always really enjoy
When we spent a weekend in Greenwich we stayed in Greenwich but did Up at the O2 and needed to get to the O2 one lunchtime. We looked at all the transport options – from tubes to cabs – and ended up deciding to take the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.
Last night we were invited to see Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre and we couldn’t wait. It was our first pantomime of the festive season and the first pantomime that any of us had seen at New Wimbledon Theatre since my own childhood.
On our recent October half term visit to Wales, we planned a visit Caernarfon Castle, which is recognised around the world as one of the middle ages most magnificent buildings and one of the most famous historic buildings in North Wales. Grouped with Edward I’s other castles – Harlech Castle, Beaumaris Castle and Conwy Castle,