Alan Hooper

  • Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic

    Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

    AD – We have been gifted Press Tickets Disney On Ice is back again a the Newcastle Utilita Arena, with a celebration of 100 Years of Magic. This Disney On Ice production features over 50 of your favourite Disney Characters including many Disney Princesses, Pixar pals as well as the Disney Classics. You can’t help […]

  • Dippy the Dinosaur in Newcastle

    On our last adventure to London Dippy, the Dinosaur had already left the Natural History Museum. It was almost as though he knew we were coming. I say “He”, but to be honest no one is really sure if Dippy the Dinosaur is male or female!Anyway, we were given the chance to meet Dippy as […]

  • 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. Barluga – Gosforth High Street Barluga is one of the newest venues on Gosforth High Street, replacing the old Lock […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 it’s Cafe on to 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • DEAD High Bridge

    Exploring the D.E.A.D Bar on High Bridge.

    We were invited to the opening night of D.E.A.D on High Bridge, Newcastle. The name which stands for Drop Everything And Drink, gives out a quirky vibe. Externally the bar doesn’t shout out, bar the huge lettering on the windows that shouts BEER! And Beer is what this is all about. D.E.A.D is part of […]