The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Kids Eat Free

We all enjoy a good deal now and again and we’ve put together a list of Norwich restaurants where kids can eat free this summer 2019. Please remember to check ahead so you’re not disappointed! If you look closely at the terms and conditions, some restaurants can change their deal at any time. But here’s…

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Community Communication Champions Summer Events

Sponsored Guest Blog Community Communication Champions Achievement and Early Years Service, Norfolk County Council and Norwich Opportunity Area The Community Communication Champions team work with parents and carers across the Norwich Opportunity Area to support children’s early speech and language development.  We offer a wide range of services including ongoing one-to-one support, training opportunities and…

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Baby friendly toilets in the city

Many of us know this feeling… the potty-training toddler is busting for a wee and you need to make it to somewhere NOW, or you’re in the middle of a fun day out in the city and the baby’s explosive milk poo is seeping out of the sides…. Where can you go in the city…

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How to Have a Plastic Free Summer

I have always been interested in the environment, but I think my awareness about the plight of our planet became heightened after watching the shocking scenes of marine animals affected by ocean plastic on the BBC’s Blue Planet. I began making small changes; cutting down on meat, switching to washable menstrual pads and cosmetic wipes, …

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Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: A Review

I was asked to write a review about Pensthorpe Nature Reserve for Norwich Mumbler, particularly as I have three children, aged 1, 8 and 11 this month. So what’s it like for children with a variety of ages and is it worth the ticket entrance? Here’s my opinion with a few top tips included. Pensthorpe nature…

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Annual passes and memberships for families in Norwich

Annual Passes and Membership There are lots of amazing places to visit in Norwich and Norfolk as a whole and as we’re in the summer holidays, it’s good to have a few ideas up your sleeve! Sometimes we just need a day out without having to spend too much money or do much planning, and…

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Outdoor Cinema, Theatre and Festivals

Here are some ideas for amazing outdoor events over the summer. This list is not exhaustive, if you have any more ideas, please let us know. Also, please check ahead to see if the events need tickets or for any further information. Outdoor theatre Holkham walled garden Romeo and Juliet. Wed 31st July, 6.15pm, Adult £14, child…

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The lighter way to enjoy Summer – FREE or low cost ideas!

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy throughout the Summer Holiday doesn’t need to be expensive with these fun, FREE or low cost activities and events. FREE Events throughout the Summer Holidays at: Norwich Millennium Library:  This year’s Summer Reading Challenge theme is Space Chase – an out of this world adventure inspired by the 50th anniversary of…

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Norfolk Day 2019

  Celebrating what a wonderful place Norfolk is! Plenty of free and low cost events as well as some ticketed. Some events are on Friday or Sunday, those that are will be clearly labelled, all the rest are on Saturday 27th July. Oiroight Boy?   Saturday 27th July 2019 Norwich Norwich Pride: city centre Two…

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Mumbler Guest Reviews: My First Play A Midsummer Night’s Nap

Mumbler invited Abbie and her two Mini Mumblers along to review ‘My First Play: A Midsummer Night’s Nap’ at The Garage.  Here’s what she thought: We were very excited to be invited to review ‘My First Play: A Midsummer Night’s Nap’ at The Garage for Norwich Mumbler. I’ve heard great things about previous performances such…

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