I was hoping to decorate my house this year quite simply – with a twig and some gin bobbles. I thought this was perfectly acceptable… Read More »How to Make an Orange Christmas Garland
Silent comedy perhaps isn’t the first thing I would think of to entertain children. I would worry they might be bored or distracted. But having heard the level of laughter emerging from the children at Jango Starr’s ‘One Man Shoe’ – I stand entirely corrected.
From the very start of the show, Jango’s slapstick comedy had the kids giggling uncontrollably as he lost his hat, became caught up in a coat stand and generally – was a perfect clown.Read More »Edinburgh Festival Review: One Man Shoe
It’s always difficult to know whether my opinion is going to be shared by others. What if something is actually marmite? With festival reviews, I always… Read More »Edinburgh Festival Review: Oskar’s Amazing Adventures
With ears adorning her head and a striking polka dot dress, the human version of Minnie Mouse is once again spinning disks at the Edinburgh… Read More »Edinburgh Festival Review: Monski Mouse
On Wednesday we kicked our Edinburgh Festival experience with Nick Cope’s Family Song Book. We had long been looking forward to his show, given the… Read More »Edinburgh Festival Review: Nick Cope’s Family Song Book
Edinburgh Festival really is for everyone. Once upon a time I may have been frequenting late night comedy shows and whiling away my hours in a… Read More »5 Top Tips for Enjoying Edinburgh Festival with Kids
If you follow me on Instagram at all, you’ll know that we recently embarked on an epic road trip South. Usually, we’d just fly down to Gatwick but for some reason we thought it would be fun to drive.
It will be no surprise this was successful for as long as Thomas slept. The rest of the time, he was pretty grumpy.
We did however find a solution.
A solution that entertained both kids, caused them hilarity and happiness for Mike and I.Read More »Review and Giveaway: The Saviour To Kid’s Music
We’ve had a busy festival season in Edinburgh, and I’ve seen some brilliant shows with the younger two children. However, I always like to try and see at least one thing thing aimed at an older audience for my eleven year-old, Ben. After reading the description of 360 Allstars, I was confident that it would fit the bill:
‘A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 Allstars connects the street with the elite to deliver a radical urban circus.’
Ben’s love of skateboarding has now lasted almost a year, so I was pretty sure that this would tick all the necessary ‘cool’ boxes alongside being entertaining enough for me! Needless to say we were not disappointed:Read More »Activities: 360 Allstars at Edinburgh festival