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What’s on this Easter for Families in Bucks 2018

What’s on this Easter for Families in Bucks 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies this Easter in Buckinghamshire, we’ve got good news. There’s absolutely loads happening, and we’ve got a guide to all the not-to-be-missed bits right here. Spring Babies at Easter – Green Dragon Eco Farm, Hogshaw Experience […]

Ivy Marlow Garden World Book Day Dick & Dom Event

Ivy Marlow Garden World Book Day Dick & Dom Event

On Thursday 1 March 2018, The Ivy Marlow Garden is partnering with the National Literacy Trust in celebration of World Book Day. The much loved children’s presenter duo Dick and Dom will be hosting a reading of A Children’s Treasury of Milligan – classic stories […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Bucks: 24 & 25 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Bucks: 24 & 25 February 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the family and kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up […]

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

World Book Day is Thursday 1 March 2018. If you’re looking for the perfect outfit for your little ones, then check out our suggestions below.   The Tiger Who Came to Tea The puuuurfect World Book Day outfit, this classic children’s book will send your […]

KidZania – A Fantastic Day with the Kids

KidZania – A Fantastic Day with the Kids

Located at the top of Westfield Shopping Centre is Kidzania, an indoor city run by kids. We had an inset day, it was February and we wanted somewhere to go that was indoors and would normally be busy during the school holidays so we opted […]

What’s on for Families this Weekend in Bucks: 10 & 11 February 2018

What’s on for Families this Weekend in Bucks: 10 & 11 February 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our […]

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Guest Feature by Hayley Hall (AKA London Beauty Queen) Being able to spend two hours getting ready in the morning may sound like the dream, but realistically most of us roll out of bed to sort out the ‘fam and try to squeeze our entire […]

Child Friendly Restaurants in Buckinghamshire

Child Friendly Restaurants in Buckinghamshire

If you’re looking for child friendly restaurants in Buckinghamshire, here are our suggestions for eating out with kids. And we’d love to hear about your favourites if they haven’t made our list yet so we can get out and review them… all in the name […]

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 3 & 4 February 2018

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 3 & 4 February 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our […]

Peter Pan will be this year’s Panto at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Peter Pan will be this year’s Panto at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and UK Productions have this week announced that this year’s traditional family panto will be Peter Pan! Flying into Aylesbury Waterside Theatre for Christmas 2018 is the swashbuckling family adventure Peter Pan from Fri 7 – Mon 31 Dec. Meet the Lost […]

February Half Term Activities in Bucks 2018

February Half Term Activities in Bucks 2018

There are so many activities happening this February half term in and around Bucks, here’s our guide to what’s on for families: Superhero Week at Waddesdon Manor What is your ‘ikigai’? This is a Japanese concept meaning your ‘reason for being’ and we’ll help you […]

Our Review of George’s Marvellous Medicine

Our Review of George’s Marvellous Medicine

We were lucky enough to be invited along to see George’s Marvellous Medicine at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this week. My eldest daughter received George’s Marvellous Medicine in her stocking last Christmas and she loved it so much she read the whole book on Christmas morning. […]

Climbing Parties at Wycombe Leisure Centre

Climbing Parties at Wycombe Leisure Centre

It was my eldest daughter’s 7th birthday party this afternoon and we had a climbing party at Wycombe Leisure Centre. On arrival we were met by the friendly team at the climbing wall in the Leisure Centre reception and after signing the consent form all […]

What’s on for families this weekend in Bucks: 27 & 28 January 2018

What’s on for families this weekend in Bucks: 27 & 28 January 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our […]

Auditions for ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Auditions for ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

If you have a child interested in performing and have a few weeks in August free this could be for you. Aylesbury Waterside Theatre have teamed up with Vivo D’Arte for the second year running for a Stage Experience project.  Following the resounding success last […]

Teletubbies Live Show at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Teletubbies Live Show at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

If you have any Teletubbies’ fans at home they are going to absolutely love Teletubbies Live! This is the first ever Teletubbies theatre show created especially for little people! Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as […]

Milkshake Live at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Milkshake Live at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Starring some of your milkshake favourites this brand new musical spectacular is sure to have children up on their feet and singing at the top of their voices! Joining this fantastic show will be two milkshake presenters, who will take us on a fun milkshake […]

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 20 – 21 January 2018

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 20 – 21 January 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our […]

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Green Dragon Eco Farm: Stories in the Stars – ‘Our Marvellous Moon’

Green Dragon Eco Farm: Stories in the Stars – ‘Our Marvellous Moon’

Calling all budding astronomers – Spend an evening studying the skies above Green Dragon with the help of local enthusiasts and hear about our solar system, both fact and fiction! This fun event provides a beginner’s guide to astronomy led by local enthusiasts from UK […]

What’s on this Weekend in Bucks for Families: 13 & 14 January 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Bucks for Families: 13 & 14 January 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families. Christmas Toy Box at Bucks County Museum: 13  January 2018 This special toy exhibition for the Christmas holidays has lots […]

Things to do in Buckinghamshire in the Rain with Kids

Things to do in Buckinghamshire in the Rain with Kids

With Winter well underway, and summer all but a distant memory, we started thinking about all the things you can do with the kids in Buckinghamshire on those wet and miserable days in the rain. And the good news is, there’s a lot. Here are our top picks if […]

Creation Station competition Terms & Conditions

Creation Station competition Terms & Conditions

Little Ankle Biters and Creation Station competition Terms & Conditions – There is 1 prize for a block of 6 classes for 1 child to be taken in Aylesbury, Chinnor or Thame classes –  No cash alternative. – Prize must be taken before 30/06/2018 – […]

Snowdrop Sunday – The South Bucks Community Hospice

Snowdrop Sunday – The South Bucks Community Hospice

Families are invited to join us on Snowdrop Sunday for a walk around the beautiful park and the opportunity to plant a snowdrop bulb in celebration of Spring or remembrance of a loved one. In addition to the traditional planting, this year’s event at the […]

Matilda The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Matilda The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. This is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and […]

Peppa Pig’s Adventure!! Live Show – Milton Keynes

Peppa Pig’s Adventure!! Live Show – Milton Keynes

There’s always something special about going to the theatre even if it is to see Peppa Pig with your toddler. We have been to see previous Peppa Pig shows with my little ankle biters and they absolutely loved it! The story – join Peppa as […]

The Snowman at Milton Keynes Theatre

The Snowman at Milton Keynes Theatre

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre Production of The Snowman The stage show based upon the book by Raymond Briggs and the film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates. Music and Lyrics by Howard Blake When a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a […]

Little Mix Experience, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Little Mix Experience, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to love the Little Mix Experience. Four hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UK’s finest girl bands. With breathtaking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals […]

Den Building by the Campfire, Black Park: 13 February 2018

Den Building by the Campfire, Black Park: 13 February 2018

13 February 2018 – Den building by the Campfire Have a go at building your own den in Black Park by the campfire. When you’re finished, enjoy toasted marshmallows on the campfire! Family friendly, dogs welcome, booking is essential. £16.50 per family, (2 adults and […]

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks, 6 – 7 January 2018

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks, 6 – 7 January 2018

Happy New Year and welcome to our first weekend feature of the year. Here’s a guide of activities happening across Bucks this weekend   Christmas Toy Box at Bucks County Museum: 6  January 2018 This special toy exhibition for the Christmas holidays has lots of […]

Awful Auntie, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, 18 – 21 July 2018

Awful Auntie, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, 18 – 21 July 2018

My daughter absolutely loves David Walliams’ books and Awful Auntie is no exception and it’s now coming to the live stage this July to The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury The story When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, […]

Special Offers and Deals on Holidays in 2018

Special Offers and Deals on Holidays in 2018

What better way to get over the crazy Christmas period than to book a week or 2 away with the family? We have searched the internet for special offers and deals on holidays in 2018 and compiled a list of some great offers we have […]

New York City with the Kids

New York City with the Kids

When planning this holiday I did ask myself “is it a good idea to take children to New York?” And the only way I was going to find out was to go ahead and see for myself. We visited New York in December and if […]

Things to do in New York with Kids

Things to do in New York with Kids

There is so much to do in New York and while we were there we did a mixture of sightseeing we knew we would enjoy crossed with a bunch of activities we knew the kids would love! If you can plan ahead it’s worth getting […]

Family Restaurants and Diners in New York

Family Restaurants and Diners in New York

We were in New York for 5 days and visited a number of restaurants and diners while we were there, below are some of our favourites. Ellen’s Stardust Diner, Broadway, New York Ellen’s Stardust Diner was our absolute favourite place to eat in New York […]

Family Holidays 2018 – our top picks

Family Holidays 2018 – our top picks

We’re thinking sun, sea, suncream and the occasional poolside meltdown already, and oh boy we can’t wait! If you’re looking to book a family holiday in 2018, and maybe you’re looking for that something extra special, then grab a sangria, put your feet up and […]

10% off Baby College Classes

10% off Baby College Classes

Baby College classes are for babies from birth to 3 years. Classes include a carefully designed mixture of physical, multi-sensory and cognitive games, exercises and activities including music, dancing, signing and much more – all designed to cover every aspect of your child’s development Their […]

Playtrain Children’s Activity Centre, High Wycombe

Playtrain Children’s Activity Centre, High Wycombe

If you’re looking for somewhere to take the kiddies in High Wycombe when it’s wet outside, or you want to let them burn some energy, Playtrain is a great option. Playtrain is an activity centre for children 8 years and under. There’s absolutely loads to […]

Gulliver’s Land, Milton Keynes, Bucks

Gulliver’s Land, Milton Keynes, Bucks

If you’re looking for a fun-filled family day out for you and your little ones why not check out Gulliver’s land in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. With over 70 attractions including rides and shows to enjoy every day, Gulliver’s Land is one of the best value kids’ […]

Go Ape, Buckinghamshire

Go Ape, Buckinghamshire

Go Ape has two sites in Buckinghamshire found in Black Park Country Park and Wendover Woods near Aylesbury. To this day, Go Ape is still one of the funniest days out we’ve ever had as a family. It was the day my mum refused to take […]

Junglemania, Bourne End

Junglemania, Bourne End

Junglemania in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, opened it’s doors again to crowds of kiddies after being closed for far too long (we missed you!) What you’ll find is a revamped, renovated children’s indoor play space which is definitely worth a visit on a wet day, or […]

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 16 & 17 December 2017

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 16 & 17 December 2017

We had another great response last week to our What’s On this weekend post and there is a lot going on for families this weekend in Bucks, here are our top picks – have a great weekend!   Christmas Grotto at Bletchley Park: 16 – […]

George’s Marvellous Medicine – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

George’s Marvellous Medicine – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

My little ankle biters absolutely love Roald Dahl and George’s Marvellous Medicine and is now coming to the live stage in Ayelsbury Most grandmothers are lovely, kind, helpful old ladies. Not George’s Grandmother. George’s Grandmother likes to gobble up slugs and bugs, and is always […]

What’s on this weekend in Bucks for families, 9 – 10 December 2017

What’s on this weekend in Bucks for families, 9 – 10 December 2017

We had another great response last week to our What’s On this weekend post and there is a lot going on for families this weekend in Bucks, here are our top picks – have a great weekend!   Christmas Workshops at Queens Park Art Centre: […]

The Old Fisherman in Shabbington – great pub with a garden and play area

The Old Fisherman in Shabbington – great pub with a garden and play area

Set on the River Thames in Shabbington sits The Old Fisherman, a pub and restaurant where you can easily spend a good few hours on a warm summer’s day. We were there on a gloriously hot day and there were children as well as dogs […]

Win a Family Meal Terms and Conditions

Win a Family Meal Terms and Conditions

Little Ankle Biters and The The Wheatsheaf Pub & Grill competition Terms & Conditions – There is 1 prize for a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children – Prize consists of a meal for 2 adults and 2 children at The Wheatsheaf Pub & […]

What’s on for families this weekend in Buckinghamshire, 2 – 3 December 2017

What’s on for families this weekend in Buckinghamshire, 2 – 3 December 2017

We had such a great response last week to our “What’s On” post that we thought we’d do another one for this weekend.   Old Amersham Christmas Evening Start the festive season with this wonderful family event in the Old Town of Amersham. Including carols, […]

The Festival of Lights, Beaconsfield New Town

The Festival of Lights, Beaconsfield New Town

The Beaconsfield Festival of Lights – Wednesday 13 December 2017, 6.00 – 9.00pm The Beaconsfield Festival of Lights returns to the New Town on Wednesday 13 December from 6.00 – 9.00pm. The main roads in the New Town will be closed from 5.30 – 9.00pm […]

Thomley Activity Centre, Worminghall, Bucks

Thomley Activity Centre, Worminghall, Bucks

Thomley is so good I was torn between keeping the existence of this place all to myself and telling everyone I know about it.  I have of course chosen the latter and the fact that they are a non-profit, charitable organisation that helps thousand of disabled […]

What’s on for families in Buckinghamshire this weekend: 25 – 26 November 2017

What’s on for families in Buckinghamshire this weekend: 25 – 26 November 2017

Here at Little Ankle Biters we are only too aware of how quickly the week goes by and how precious weekends are with our families, to help we have put together our top picks of things going on this weekend in and around Bucks.   […]


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