Festive Places to Visit Over Christmas

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The festive period is almost upon us and if you don’t quite feel in the spirit of it all yet, there are plenty of places you can visit to get you in the mood. Whether it is in the heart of London or its surrounding neighbourhoods, you will find plenty of activities for both children and adults to enjoy—and before you know it, you’ll be right in the swing of Christmas. Hyde Park There are […] Read more »

Movie Review – Get Santa

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On 15th November we were invited along to Vue Cinema in Picadilly Circus to the movie preview of Get Santa, the new Christmas film from Warner Brothers. It was an offer we couldn’t refuse, partly because we’ve been working with Blithbury Reindeer Lodge who provided the reindeers for the movie and we’ve been waiting all summer to get a glimpse of them in their acting roles. Jim Broadbent (Santa) and Rafe Spall who plays the […] Read more »

Win a family ticket to the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s panto, Cinderella – starring Julian Clary!

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Nothing gets you into the Christmas spirit better than a visit to a pantomime – and this year you could be having a ball watching Cinderella starring JULIAN CLARY and Hollyoaks star JOE TRACINI, courtesy of the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. The Grand Theatre has kindly donated a family ticket for 4 for their performance on Saturday 6th December at 7.15pm for our competition. Cinderella will once again be produced by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime who were behind the success of last year’s […] Read more »

You won’t ‘Beat It’ for a grand night out! Theatre Review: Thriller Live at Wolverhampton Grand

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Wowzer! It’s a good job this is a written review, because I still can’t talk from singing so much on Tuesday night! While I wouldn’t call myself a massive Jacko fan, as a child of the 80s I have very fond memories of Michael Jackson’s early solo hits and have appreciated his creativity and musical genius over the years. So I was suitably excited to be invited to review Thriller Live at the Wolverhampton Grand […] Read more »

Mambo magic at Wolverhampton Grand: Dirty Dancing theatre review

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We’ve all seen the film.  Many of us love it.  If you’re anything like me – you know it word for word. Not just the famous lines like ‘I carried a watermelon!’ and ‘Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” I know it all… So I was excited, but a little apprehensive, to see the theatre production of Dirty Dancing. What if they hadn’t done it justice?!  After all, Patrick Swayze’s boots (or should I say […] Read more »