Category: Girlguiding

  • Bees Needs Week

    Bee Hive visit at Stella House in Newburn

    Bees’ Needs Week 9 – 17th July There seems to be a week for everything these days, some more bizarre than others,  but it was a coincidence that as I was writing this guiding update that I received an email from The Wildlife Trust informing me that it was Bees’ Needs Week from the 9 – […]

  • Beamish Empire Weekend

    Empire Flag Day – Beamish Museum

    The sky was blue and the sun was shining as we set off early to Beamish Museum last Sunday.  It’s been a few years since we have been to the attraction and I have been watching with interest to  their Facebook page updates including the development of the chemist shop, bakery, and photography shop at […]

  • Tesco Farm to Fork

    On the Tesco Farm to Fork trail

    As a Guide leader I am always looking for interesting activities for the girls to take part in and if it’s free and someone else organises it for me it that’s a huge bonus! The Tesco Farm to Fork trail has been mentioned quite a bit on various guiding Facebook pages and has been met […]

  • Whittonstall Rainbows Sleepover

    Rainbows Sleepover – Pasture House, County Durham

    A few months ago one of my local guide leader friends Natalie sent an instant message asking if I fancied coming along on a Rainbows sleepover in March.  I did!!…….. but as I hadn’t  been on a guiding overnight since my own Brownie pack holiday at Spennymoor, County Durham in the late 1980’s, I was […]

  • Clip n Climb Cramlington

    Clip n Climb Cramlington

    We needed to be up dressed and ready for our date with the Rainbows at Clip n Climb Cramlington, our newly opened local climbing wall at Concordia Leisure centre in Cramlington for 9.30am.  No time for lounging around!! One day I’m sure I will get one of those Sunday mornings you see people enjoy on the telly… […]