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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.

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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Win a Family Pass to Pensthorpe

Get closer to nature this summer in the great outdoors, take part in nature-inspired trails, challenges and activities, and enjoy a new family Nature’s WILD Tribe event at Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham. Running daily throughout the summer holidays, from 25 July to 3 September 2019, Nature’s WILD Tribe provides the ultimate family adventure by…

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Summer Reading Challenge 2019 – Space Chase

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is Space Chase, celebrating the 50thanniversary of the moon landings. Your child can help the rocket family to hunt their books which are lost in space, with lots of fun, reading and smelly stickets along at way. There’s the main challenge for Primary aged children, and under 5s can join…

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10 Parks and Playgrounds – Volume II

The 10 Parks and Playgrounds post was SO popular, lots of parents have messaged asking if I’m going to do a Volume II…so here it is! This list was put together by new Mumbler Liz Humphries and other Mumblers who’ve posted ideas in our chat group. 🌳 1. Sewell Park, 32 St Clements Hill, Norwich NR3…

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Free Family Events this Summer

FREE and low cost events this summer holiday 2019 Here we go… I’m sure there’s more to add, but I know that a lot of people are planners, and definitely more organised than me, so this is your starting point! When I find and add more events, I will let you know that there is…

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Introducing New Mumbler Liz (includes a write-up about the Norfolk Show!)

Hello. My name is Liz Humphries and I live in Norwich with my husband and 3 children, Joshua, Madeleine and Nathaniel.  Joshua is 10 and he starts high school this September (where has that time gone?!) He’s a drummer, a keen reader and loves playing Fortnite. Madeleine is 8, she likes to think of herself…

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Summer Activities Sheets

The Summer Activities sheets have been really popular over the last few years and I had my first request for where to find them today! Each one has a few spaces to add your own and there is one that is completely blank for you to make your own sheet too. Please feel free to…

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WIN a family ticket to see Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom

This competition has now ended.  Congratulations Annie O’Driscoll! Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom at Norwich Theatre Royal – June 7 & 8 Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles, is a little kingdom where everyone is very, very small… Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom: Live on Stage, which delighted Norwich audiences two years ago, returns to the…

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Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week

It’s Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week… …I’ve tried to collate the information I’ve found to support parents in Norwich/Norfolk.  Let me know HERE if there’s anything I can add. Maternal Mental Health The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is an independent charity and coalition of UK organisations with a vision to see all women across…

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WIN a family ticket to the Northern Ballet’s Puss in Boots

Ever-popular visitors to Norwich, Northern Ballet returns to the Theatre Royal stage on May 20 with its newest children’s ballet, Puss in Boots. A purr-fect family treat, it is an enchanting and heart-warming tale based on the much-loved children’s fairy story and is ideal for introducing little ones to live ballet, music and theatre. Aimed…

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