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  • Coral Island Blackpool

    What’s at Coral Island Amusements, Blackpool?

    #Ad- This is a collaborative post with Coral Island As much as we love a bit of culture there’s something special about spending time in the arcades. Whenever we got to Scarborough or even to my parents home in South Shields the first thing they ask is to go to the amusements. Location of Coral […]

  • Basilico Gosforth

    Restaurants in Gosforth you should visit.

    Gosforth has so many restaurants and your almost spoilt for choice. As a Gosforth boy, I’ve seen many of them come and go and only a handful or restaurants have lasted on Gosforth High Street. Café Beam – The Old Fire Station (Gosforth High Street) Café Beam has become a go-to place for a light […]

  • National Science and Media Museum in Bradford

    The National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

    We were looking for somewhere to got that we’d never been to before. We’d felt like we’d visited all the FREE stuff in the Newcastle area many times over. It was North East Family Fun that suggested the Science and Media Museum in Bradford as they’d had a great day out there. So we chewed […]

  • Family Night at the Gate

    A Family Night Out at The Gate

    AD – This is a collaborative post with The Gate, Newcastle Sometimes mid-week evenings can be lost in a blur of homework, clubs & chores, but why leave all the fun to the weekend? We had a brilliant night on Thursday sampling some of the fun family activities on offer at The Gate in Newcastle. […]

  • Cafe Beam Gosforth

    Why I love Café Beam in Gosforth.

    We’ve been going to Café Beam at least every 2 weeks since it relocated onto Gosforth High Street. If I’m totally honest I didn’t even know they used to be in Ashburton Road, until recently. Café Beam is ran by Smile For Life Children’s Charity. Their mission is to support disabled and disadvantage young people […]

  • Booking a last minute Florida Holiday.

    Holiday Plans for the Hoopers

    So last year we started off all frugal with talk of saving money with the aim of refurbishing our main bathroom & downstairs cloakroom. We were absolutely, definitely not going abroad. But then Alan started on his mission to bag us a Florida bargain. £8K later (oops) we returned from an amazing holiday but not […]

  • Jump 360 Newcastle

    Jump 360 Trampoline Park Newcastle

    AD (we were kindly given complimentary tickets & lunch for Jump 360) The girls were delighted when we were contacted by Jump 360 to review their Newcastle branch.  Trampoline parks are their absolute favourite activity and are perfect for tweens/teens who have grown out of soft play.   Where else can you whack your sister […]

  • Inflata Nation North Shields

    Whats at Inflata Nation North Shields?

    AD (we were kindly given complimentary tickets to the opening night) Inflata Nation opened the doors of their sixth location this weekend & we were invited to check it out ahead of its opening weekend. At 20,000 square feet, Inflata Nation is located in the dome next to the Royal Quays shopping outlet which used […]

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