Life Science Centre

Having read loads about this place – an educational charity whose aim is to get everyone switched onto science, a visit went straight on our Newcastle agenda. Hands on interaction was what they promised – that is definitely our bag so excitement levels were high. We arrived shortly after opening time and paid the £25…

The Loveliest Library Ever?

Everyone in our house loves books and reading and libraries. Everyone in our house also loved John Rylands Library – certainly one of the most beautiful we have ever visited. Slap bang in the middle of a highly commercialised area of Manchester, this gorgeous Victorian, neo-Gothic building looks like a fish out of water. But…

Magic at the World Museum

Wondering what to do on a wet half-term day, the World Museum in Liverpool was picked. We’d been before years ago so knew it was fabulous. It still is – full of surprises and a huge collection of natural wonders and relics, all displayed in a fun, interactive way that is 100% child friendly. An…