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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.   […]

Black Friday 2017 – the Best Deals for Families

Black Friday 2017 – the Best Deals for Families

We love a good deal as much as the next person, so we’ve been keeping our eyes on the Net and will be bringing you the best of the best when it comes to Black Friday hot deals for kids and families. Black Friday is […]

Meet Santa this Christmas in Buckinghamshire – our top picks

Meet Santa this Christmas in Buckinghamshire – our top picks

Meet Santa this Christmas 2017 in Buckinghamshire. What better way to add some sparkle to Christmas for your little ones than by booking to meet the big man himself. Santa’s a pretty busy man at this time of year, but has freed up some space in his […]

Top Children Books to buy for Christmas 2017

Top Children Books to buy for Christmas 2017

Both my girls absolutely love reading and books always make it on their Christmas list and this year is no different. We have put together a list of children’s books that have made it on to our Christmas list.   1. Good Night Stories for […]

Christmas 2017 at Waddesdon Manor

Christmas 2017 at Waddesdon Manor

Christmas 2017 at Waddesdon Manor: 11 November 2017 – 2 January 2018 (markets run from 15 November – 10 December). If you’re not yet feeling the festive tingles, then get yourself over to Waddesdon Manor and prepare to be dazzled. We went after the sun […]

Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery, Aylesbury, Bucks

Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery, Aylesbury, Bucks

Here at Little Ankle Biters we’re always delighted to discover an indoor day out for those miserable rainy days. We went to the Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery in Aylesbury on a spontaneous visit – it was an inset day and the last day of the […]

Lynx Gym Play Gym – A great place to visit on a rainy day

Lynx Gym Play Gym – A great place to visit on a rainy day

Lynx Gym is a great way to spend an hour or two wearing your children out and I have lost count of the number of times we have visited. It is my youngest daughter’s favourite place to visit and if I ever ask her where […]

Christmas Eve Pyjamas – Our Top picks

Christmas Eve Pyjamas – Our Top picks

Like many families, it has become a Christmas tradition to open one present on the evening of Christmas Eve and it’s always a new pair of pyjamas. We have put together our top picks of children’s pyjamas to gift this Christmas Eve! 1. TWIN PACK COSY […]

Top Christmas Gifts for Kids 2017

Top Christmas Gifts for Kids 2017

We’ve been channelling our inner Santa and have got the top Christmas gifts for children this year. So grab a cuppa and your purse, and have a look below. Cry Babies These cute onesie wearing babies are taking the toy market by storm. We have 2 already […]

Best Board Games for Families: Christmas 2017

Best Board Games for Families: Christmas 2017

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a bit of ‘good natured’ boys v girls competition in the form of board games. And it doesn’t stop there, you’ll be spoilt for choice for the children too. Whether you like a good bit of rivalry, or just want […]

Pantomime in Buckinghamshire Christmas 2017

Pantomime in Buckinghamshire Christmas 2017

Who can resist the lure of a traditional Christmas Pantomime? Men dressed as women, sweets hurled in to the audience, no one frowning over your rowdy children, and some risqué gags for the parents thrown in for good measure.  What’s not to love. We pulled together a […]

Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common

Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common

If you love petting fluffy animals (who doesn’t), going on tractor rides (me!) and using your children as an excuse to throw yourself around the hurdles of a soft play (seriously, get in line), then Odds Farm will have you beaming all day. A beaut […]

Xscape, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Xscape, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Xscape in Milton Keynes is a whole day (or more) of fun for the entire family, all under one roof. iFly Have you ever wished you could fly? (And let’s face it who hasn’t?) Now you can, with iFly Indoor Skydiving. Super safe and super exciting, big […]

Alton Towers – A Great Family Day out!

Alton Towers – A Great Family Day out!

The last time I visited Alton Towers, the cork screw and thunderlooper were still going, in fact the only attraction I recognised this time were Nemesis and the tram that takes you between the car park and the theme park. Growing up in North Wales, […]

Christmas Traditions to start with your family

Christmas Traditions to start with your family

There is something lovely about Christmas traditions and making memories with your family that will last a lifetime. We have put together some of our favourite festive traditions below: 1. Visiting the Pantomime Who can resist the lure of a traditional Christmas Pantomime? Men dressed as […]


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