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

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Emerald the Elf and Father Christmas 2021

  Magical Quests North, a children’s entertainment company based in Malton, are once again running Christmas shows with a Santa’s Grotto at the Milton Rooms on 11th and 12th December. Emerald the Elf and Father Christmas 2021 sees a slightly ditzy Elf, Emerald, trying to search for the perfect present for Santa.  These interactive shows…

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Explaining Remembrance Day to Kids

The British Legion has worked with its members, staff, volunteers and partners to create a range of ways for people to get a poppy and show your support in 2021. You can buy a poppy here and also find lots of resources for teaching children about Remembrance here. The best thing I’ve seen is ‘Poppies’ on CBeebies which…

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Christmas at The Web – for all ages! (Plus 25% off if you visit this weekend with our Mumbler Code)

The Web know how to do Christmas! They have 2 offerings for Christmas – the Christmas Festival for all ages which runs weekends then the Christmas Holidays, also Toddle into Christmas for pre-school ages which runs Wednesday to Friday through December. Christmas Festival Make lasting memories with your family at our magical and unique Christmas…

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Pick your own Christmas this year at Spilmans!

For the first time, Spilman’s Farm have organised a fantastic immersive Christmas Experience with a difference – you can Pick Your Own Christmas! On Selected dates from 27th November until 23rd December 2021, you can head down to Spilman’s Farm for some magical festive fun… and instead of picking your own fruit and veg….you get to…

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Christmas at Kemps General Store

Kemps General Store have a lot going on this Christmas period….Christmas Shopping with extended opening times, Place to see Santa and Christmas Storytelling! Christmas Shopping Opening Times Kemps is your Gifting One Stop Shop for Christmas with amazing, unusual and varied ideas for everyone on your Christmas gift shopping list. Santa Claus at Kemps General…

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Driffield Dog Field

WHERE YOUR DOGS CAN RUN FREE Located on the West side of Driffield we have two dog fields, Horsefair field and Foxy’s field. Both are secure, enclosed fields offering dog owners the space to let their dogs exercise off the lead and allowing users the sole use of the field for their booked slot. Located…

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Introducing Functional Skills Level 2: Helping you achieve the equivalent of grade C or level 4 in Maths and English.

If you are looking to get into University or a course or an apprenticeship, and you don’t already have a GCSE grade C or level 4 in maths and English, we recommend Functional skills level 2 in maths and English. This service is the equivalent that course providers, employers and Universities accept annually. At Ryedale…

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ADHD & Me Tour

A NORTH Yorkshire motivational speaker Ryan Swain from Malton who suffers from ADHD is set to hold free talks across the region to “inspire” young people for ADHD Awareness Month to speak out about their own mental health. Former local TV and Radio host Ryan Swain, 31, who now works as a Youth Coordinator and…

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Adapted by Nick Lane from the story by Benjamin Tabart and others, with music and lyrics by Simon Slater Director: Gemma Fairlie Cast: Jacob Butler, Jessica Dennis, Sheri Lineham, Alicia McKenzie, Loris Scarpa Designer: Helen Coyston Lighting Designer: Paul Stear Casting Director: Sarah Hughes CDG   Casting has been announced for a festive new adaptation…

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What’s On at Whitby Abbey in October Half Term

Whitby Abbey has loads going on this October Half Term, 23rd October to 31st October 2021. During the day, there is “The Wizards of Once Halloween Quest at Whitby Abbey” 10am – 5pm Head to Whitby Abbey for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the abbey on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida…

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