Knights Tournament – Hands On History at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Belsay Hall Knights' Armour on display after the battle

English Heritage, hearing about our enthusiasm for Hands On History, kindly sent us a ticket for the Medieval Knights Tournament at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. What is Hands On History? Pretty much what it says! As we previously wrote, English Heritage are particularly good at bringing history to life – allowing people to experience the […]

15 Family-Safe Pranks For April Fool’s Day

Use toy creatures - cute or scary! Try plastic spiders, worms, flies, maggots

Are any pranks safe for April Fool’s Day? I’ve had to have a conversation recently with my kids about jokes sometimes being dangerous or hurtful (especially following them watching some YouTube videos). Yesterday, Toby put hand wash on his brother’s toothbrush! Luckily, the liquid soap was bright red, so suspicions were aroused immediately! What a […]