Events & Attractions

RECOMMENDATION | Wainhouse Tower, Halifax

If you live in Halifax you’ve probably driven past Wainhouse Tower and not realised that for a few quid you can pay a visit and climb its spiral staircase. It’s “just” 403 steps to the viewing gallery (great leg workout) and there you can take in the stunning sights over Halifax and beyond.

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RECOMMENDATION | Pots2Go, Harrogate

Pots2Go is a small, child, pet and baby-friendly ceramic café on Montpelier Parade in Harrogate. Youngest had been pestering me for a while to go and last week we had a morning free whilst the older two were at tennis camp. I saw my opportunity to tick a box and gain much needed Mummy brownie points.

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REVIEW | Louise Pollitt Family Photo Shoot in Yorkshire

There’s nothing I like better than digging out old family photo albums and sitting down flicking through; laughing at the crap outfits and bad haircuts and reminising about the time you pushed the car up the driveway in your birthday suit (aged 3 I should add!) I love having framed photos around the house and quite frankly, this “cloud” that we all trust to guard our treasured snapshots to scares me to death.

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REVIEW | York’s Chocolate Story

As a born and bred York lass, with a couple of summers spent hand packing Dairy Milk chocolates into little plastic trays, you’d think I would know a thing or two about the city’s heritage in chocolate. Weirdly not. The only thing I can tell you is to never eat a shed load of orange creams in a sweaty hot factory when the air con has failed. It doesn’t do you any good.

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REVIEW | Jewellery Making Course, Yorkshire

My love for making things started when I was about 9 years old and friendship bracelets were a big thing. Those ones with the brightly coloured thread that you knotted. I could bash out a good 10 an hour and would be dishing them out in the playground before you could sing “If wannabe my lover you gotta get with my friends”. 

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