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Review – Just So Festival 2016

August 27, 2016
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We were so lucky to have been invited along to the award-winning Just So Festival, produced by Wild Rumpus this year and the 2016 programme was jam-packed with the most eccentric playground of theatre, art and music, for a magical family weekend. Intrigue and trickery was the theme for 2016, and our tribe of 3 inquisitive little explorers had an incredible time. An annual, intimate, weekend-long camping festival for children and their families the Just So Festival provides an imaginative…

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Review- The Enchanted Chandelier at Appetite Stoke

August 14, 2016
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We were lucky enough to be invited along to Appetite Stoke’s headline performance The Enchanted Chandelier at Central Forest Park in Hanley. A bewitching outdoor musical concert like no other will see flying, fire wielding, musical performers set to transform Central Forest Park. A vast chandelier suspended over 50m above the park will slowly lift skywards to fly trapeze artists, bell ringers, singers, percussionists and acrobats through the night sky, ringing out spellbinding music across the city and mesmerising audiences…

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Emma Bridgewater Factory

August 13, 2016
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This week we took at trip to Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent to visit the beautiful Emma Bridgewater Factory, Studio and Café. I absolutely love Emma Bridgewater pottery, the designs are so colourful, and we have a pretty little stash at home. The EB Factory is the perfect place to re-stock your crockery in either the Gift Shop, Seconds Shop or by even making your very own designs in the Decorating Studio. This was our first time at the factory and we…

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Roll Up To Dunham!

August 8, 2016
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Roll up, roll up, for a spectacular summer of circus adventures at NT Dunham Massey as curious sideshows, jugglers and storytellers roll up to the garden for a summer of family fun. Dreamt up by Wild Rumpus, producers of incredible family adventures, visit Dunham this summer and before you know it, you‘ll be tightrope walking across the sky, juggling with aplomb, and cartwheeling across the lawn. From 20 July to 9 August run away with the circus and show off…

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Preview – Appetite Stoke 2016

August 8, 2016
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Appetite is set to bring a spectacular outdoor show to Central Forest Park as part of a jam-packed programme of thrilling events this August in Stoke-on-Trent. The Enchanted Chandelier will light up the Hanley park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August. A mesmerising spectacle, by renowned French company Transe Express, the show sees a vast chandelier suspended 50m above the park lift skywards to fly trapeze artists, bell ringers, singers, percussionists and acrobats through the night, ringing out spellbinding…

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Preview – Just So Festival 2016

July 28, 2016
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The award-winning Just So Festival produced by Wild Rumpus is back at Rode Hall Estate, Scholar Green from 19-21 August and the marvellous 2016 programme is revealed! An annual, intimate, weekend-long camping festival for children and their families the Just So Festival provides an imaginative outdoor adventure like no other, showcasing the best art, music, literature, comedy and theatre for families in a wondrous landscape of woodland clearings, rolling parkland, arboreal amphitheatres and lakeside spots in the Rode Hall Estate,…

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The Lost Carnival 2016

May 31, 2016

We headed to Crewe in the beautiful early evening sunshine to join The Lost Carnival, a large-scale outdoor immersive theatre experience from award-winning producers Wild Rumpus (Just So Festival) and So It Is. Be amazed! Be astounded! Step into the incredible world of the Lost Carnival. Have an evening of adventure with your family and friends as the two greatest carnivals of all time battle for your affections. After a short walk from the free carpark, we entered the carnival…

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