Tag: kids

May The Toys Be With You, by Anna Morell

Star Wars toys at The Beaney

A shift in the Force has been palpable in recent months, as the world waited for the release of the latest ‘Star Wars’ film. Shops upped the price of toys (even toys from the dreadful prequels) and supermarkets increased their ranges of clothing – in adult sizes. They knew, as does Canterbury’s excellent museum, The…

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Half-term: a Polar Adventure and Penguin Pools, by Anna Morell

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  • Kids
The Polar Adventure

The holy grail of school holiday entertainment is something affordable that lasts ages, is undercover so you can go there on cold and rainy days, encourages engagement with other kids, is a huge amount of fun and allows children to run off enough energy that you can get home, plonk them in front of food…

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Review: Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, by Anna Morell

Scene-from-Ben-and-Holly's-Little-Kingdom

Second fiddle to Peppa Pig, but the one the parents really like better (thanks Nanny Plum, and your gentle, brilliant sarcasm), Astley Baker Davies’ Other Creation, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, has been on tour for a couple of years now, and doesn’t stale on repeat viewing. It’s easy to bash out a stage version…

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