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What to do this half term in Doncaster

If you’re looking for something fun and exciting to keep the kids entertained this half term, here’s a quick roundup of what’s going on locally. Goals, Half Term Kids Holiday Camps! Enjoy action packed days full of football, fun and making friends. – more information Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery: Go wild making animal-themed crafts …

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Doncaster Mumbler Review: Swim and Skate at Doncaster Dome

I remember the Dome being built…eek! It’s now firmly well established as one of Doncaster’s top visitor attractions, as well as being one of the UK’s top 5 Sports and Leisure attractions and we are lucky to have it on our doorstep. Having said that, the last time we had a dip in the pool…

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Safer Internet Day 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved (my children’s school is supporting this, as are many others in the area). They will join a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and…

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This weekend in Doncaster 2nd/3rd February 2019

Here is a selection of local family goings-on this weekend! Doncaster Dome – There are over activities under one roof, including the 7-pool water world & the lagoons, so  jump into the Big Splash session between 10am-5pm. You can get a Swim & Skate ticket, for £25, which enables you to take a family of…

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The Rugby World Cup 2021 is coming to Doncaster!

Following a successful year long ‘Back the Bid’ campaign, which I was pleased to support last year (Back the Bid RLWC 2021 Doncaster), it was announced this week that we did it! Doncaster, our town, will have all eyes on us as we prepare for and host three men’s group games! Hosting a global event…

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Support in Doncaster for breastfeeding mums….

The findings of a poll for BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio Sheffield have revealed that 50% of women felt like they let their baby down when they struggled to breastfeed. In addition, while two thirds of women who breastfed their baby say it was one of the best parts of being a mother,…

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5 of the best Newborn Photographers in and around Doncaster

Babies change so quickly and it’s lovely to capture those first few weeks and months. When looking for a newborn photographer however, you clearly need someone who has experience as you want it to be right, plus you want someone who can actually handle a newborn! Even the most expert photographers can find shooting babies…

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Weekend Roundup 26/27th January 2019

If you’re at a loose end with the little ones this weekend, don’t fear! Here is a selection of local family friendly goings-on, that you don’t need to book in advance. Junglemazeia – Doncaster’s newest and wildest indoor play area and private party venue. A multi-tiered soft play centre based just off the M18 in…

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Book your smear test now…

Do you know how cervical cancer can be prevented? During cervical cancer week (21st January to 27th January 2019) Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust want as many people as possible to know how they can reduce their risk of the disease and to educate others. According to the trust, “every day nine women are diagnosed with cervical…

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Puddle Ducks: A Perfect introDUCKtion to swimming

Hands up who has seen the Puddle Ducks advert on TV recently? We’re lucky in Doncaster, that we can take advantage of Puddle Ducks baby and pre-school swimming lessons at so many pools. Having started their classes almost five years ago in the Doncaster area, they are now teaching over 600 babies and children to…

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