The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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Mumbler Reviews Cafe 21 Co in Headingley

Our guest reviewer Charlotte and her Mini Mumbler recently went along to try the newly launched Café 21 Co. in Headingley. Find out what they thought here… After a successful pop-up café at Carousel last year, Sunshine & Smiles have launched a slightly more permanent establishment, called Café 21 Co. in Headingley, offering work experience…

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Competition Time with Northern Arts Factory!

We’ve teamed up with Northern Arts Factory to offer one lucky Mumbler the chance to WIN half a term of lessons at their Mini Drama classes in Horsforth! Northern Arts Factory Mini Drama classes take children on a weekly adventure to a magical land developing their imagination and nurturing creativity. Using puppetry, movement, music, mime…

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Charity Events in Leeds all the family can get involved in this year

Over the last few years we have done a family fundraising event each year.  Whilst they have been good fun it is also nice for the kids to think about how they can raise money for others.  Last year we did the Ninja Challenge and the children put the adults to shame! We’ve been researching…

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Mumbler’s Top 12 Indoor Places to Visit on a Cold or Rainy Day!

With a drop in temperature forecast over the next few days, if you’re planning a day out our round-up of Top 12 indoor places to visit might come in handy.   1. Clip ‘n Climb Leeds A new indoor climbing centre in Leeds, Clip ’n Climb invites budding and courageous climbers from 4 years+ to…

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Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa is the perfect location for your ‘New Year, New You’ fitness journey

In 2019, Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa are making it easier for you to achieve your fitness goals. Whether these goals are to maintain your current exercise regime or to get started on a ‘New Year, New You’ fitness journey, Thorpe Park Spa is the perfect location. This 4-star fitness and leisure facility is an excellent…

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Co-parenting in 2019 – help planning your year ahead

As part of Family Mediation Week (21st-25th January), which aims to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help co-parenting families work through any issues together, Consilia Legal are offering a FREE initial mediation assessment meeting exclusively to Mumblers.  Below Sarah Manning, family solicitor and mediator from Consilia Legal shares her advice on how separated parents can successfully…

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Discover more at Tropical World this winter

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most loved family attractions in Leeds and is the perfect day out during these colder months. You can escape the cold while also experiencing an unforgettable journey through Tropical World’s various exotic and interesting zones. Take a trek through the rainforest, desert, aquarium and waterfall areas…

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Mumbler Reviews Cottonbudz Afternoon Tea

Our guest reviewer Charlotte and her Mini Mumbler recently went along to try the new Afternoon Tea offering at Cottonbudz Soft Play in Rodley, find out what they thought here… When your little one becomes mobile, your precious tea and cake catch ups quickly become replaced with parks and soft plays and fleeting conversations with…

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Skates at the ready as Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction is back for 2019!

Organised by Leeds City Council with support from media partners Radio Aire and now in its 19th year, the Ice Cube will be open from Friday 1 February until Sunday 24 February 2019. The hugely-popular event will once again feature an undercover ice rink, allowing visitors to enjoy an outdoor skating experience whatever the weather!…

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January Offers at The Little Gym Leeds!

The Little Gym Leeds offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear!   Trained instructors nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child classes and gymnastics, plus fun extras…

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