Fancy A Paddle? Outdoor Paddling Pools in and around Birmingham

If the paddling pool in the garden, just isn’t cutting it anymore, or you fancy getting out and about a bit, there are some terrific outdoor paddling/swimming pools and splash areas not too far away.   **New splash pad to open at Dartmouth Park** Dartmouth Park is located next … [Read More...]


Sea Life Centre Birmingham and Moshi Monsters!

Where can you go in Birmingham that children of all ages can enjoy whatever the weather?! The Sea Life Centre Birmingham!  After a few … [Read More...]


The Gruffalo comes to Birmingham Town Hall this August – win a family ticket today!

Mums in the Know had a competition and the Competition was good! THE GRUFFALO Mouse has no trouble scaring away hungry animal with his … [Read More...]


Mums in the Know Tried Something New.. And Liked it!

Mums in the Know Birmingham had a fabulous time meeting all the ladies that registered for our Get into Golf Taster Event at the gorgeous … [Read More...]

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Phil Gallagher, better known as CBeebies’ Mister Maker, talks about the upcoming CBeebies Live! The Big Band tour.

We were very excited to hear that you are going to be strutting your stuff on the CBeebies Live! The Big Band tour. Can you tell us who … [Read More...]


Oh help! Oh no! The Gruffalo comes to Cannock Chase

After the success of the Stick Man Trail, MITK Birmingham is delighted that this spring will see a new Julia Donaldson themed trail running … [Read More...]

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Under 4′s go free at Drayton Manor this Summer!

With the school summer holidays just around the corner well under way, we wanted to let you know about this fantastic summer offer at Drayton Manor Theme Park. All tickets booked online until Sunday 31st August will benefit from fantastic summer savings, with adult tickets just £25, children … [Read More...]


Birmingham Swimming Pools – Free Swimming!

The Be Active scheme has been running for a while and the free swimming sessions are a fab way to get moving as a family! Below is a selection of Birmingham Council pools and their free swim sessions.  (It is generally advised to be in the pool an hour befre the end of the session otherwise you … [Read More...]


Love Parks Week – Best Parks in Birmingham!

On the search for info on Birmingham's Park I found an article from the The Birmingham Mail's very own parks guru Graham Young who offers his guide to the best public green spaces across the region at the start of Love Parks Week - and its amazing! For almost nine years, Graham has been … [Read More...]



Mums in the Know has teamed up with Joules to give one lucky reader £150 of Joules Vouchers. Take a look at their key new season collection for the whole family below and don’t forget to enter! A Collection Built for the Busiest of Bees Designed with school days, getaways and everything … [Read More...]

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Summer Holiday activities for Families in Birmingham 28th July – 1st August

Monday Come along and take part in an art competition for a prize at Black Heath Library. Age categories are 0 - 6, 6 - 11 and 11 - 16. The theme is mythical creatures from myths and legends Location: Blackheath Library Time: 9:30 - 17:30 Cost: Free For further information please call 0121 … [Read More...]


Summer Holiday activities for Families in Birmingham 21st July – 25th July

Monday 21st July 2014 Weather: Sunny 24 degrees Thimble Mill Library Story Time 10-11 Free Followed by a picnic at the nearby Warley Woods. There are two “trail” leaflets available: one which helps children and families discover the identity of many of the main tree species. There is also … [Read More...]


School Holiday Fun at the Library of Birmingham

One of our favourite things to do as a family is to jump on a train and visit the Library of Birmingham, whatever the weather there is so much to see and do.  On a sunny day we love to visit the secret garden and on not so sunny days I often end up snuggling the kiddies in the massive cuddly teddy … [Read More...]


Review: In The Night Garden Live, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Like most mummy's of children under 5 it is near impossible not to have watched or read about Iggle Piggle and friends at some point of time.  My children love this family favourite and the live show currently residing at Canon Hill Park certainly did not disappoint! The unmissable structure … [Read More...]

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