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Win 4 Tickets to See The Cat in the Hat!

This wonderfully anarchic production from Curve and Rose Theatre Kingston features riotous rhymes, infectious humour, and spectacular circus for the grown-ups. ‘An absolute delight: the cat’s whiskers.’ — The Guardian ‘A delightful and highly energetic adaptation.’ — London Theatre We’ve already got our tickets and I’m so excited to see The Cat in the Hat…

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Mumbler Explores… Fairy Doors of Kidlington

The Fairy Doors of Kidlington trail has been on my to-do list for a while. For anyone new to the magical world of fairy doors, as I was until this weekend, they are tiny little doors that people have made or bought, decorated, and placed on a tree. They are extremely cute and kids LOVE…

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Oxford Mumbler Nippers and Slippers

I was really keen to start a Mumbler playgroup of some kind as it’s such a lovely and important thing to have places to go to meet other parents, be part of a community and to get out of the house! I then saw the Channel 4 programme about the nursery in an old people’s home…

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7 Top Tips to Get You Moving this January!

It’s January, Christmas is over and your inbox is full of ‘loose weight’ and ‘get fit’, and those ‘quick fix’ plans are everywhere. Well, we buck the trends in the fitness industry, we don’t mind if you over indulged, drank a bit more than you should and forgot about all those healthy eating tips –…

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How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Kids

Whether you’re going ‘out out’ for New Year’s Eve or not, there are loads of really fun ways to mark the changing of the years with your little people. Here are 8 great ideas from Mumbler Charlotte – Happy New Year! 1 Bring it forward! If midnight is too late for your children, there’s nothing…

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Oxford Mumbler Reviews babyballet

We had a great time when we were invited along to a babyballet class in Summertown recently. My son has never really tried dancing before, bar a few living room discos, but loves music and I was excited to see how he’d get on. babyballet have classes for children age 6 months to 5 years…

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Christmas Film Guide

Tis the season to… sit, eat and watch telly! Which describes most of my evenings, but at Christmas there is so much more good TV to choose from and this year is no different. There are loads of excellent films on over the festive season and here they all are: Sunday 23rd December The Rugrats…

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Driving Home for Christmas?

Christmas is a time for friends and family, and for many of us that means travelling a good distance. That used to be fine… nice, even. Sling a couple of bags in the back and off you go, maybe stopping for a coffee or two along the way, if you fancy it. With kids? No….

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Oxford Mumbler Reviews Dick Whittington and his Cat

We were invited to see Dick Whittington and his Cat at the Oxford Playhouse this weekend and it was BRILLIANT!  I have never ever ever enjoyed a panto this much, and it’s the most enjoyable show I’ve taken my son (3) to. All the essential panto elements are there: the dame in fabulous costumes (Bake…

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WIN a Family Movie Ticket at Vue Oxford!

Christmas has come early thanks to Vue Oxford! They’ve given us a family ticket for four to give away to one lucky Mumbler family! To enter simply: Go to Oxford Mumbler Facebook page here. Like and share the post. In comments, write the name of a family film you’re looking forward to sharing with watching…

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