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.

Countryside Live 21st & 22nd October 2017

Kick start the Autumn half term with a fabulous new event at the Great Yorkshire Showground, as TV favourites Julian Norton and Peter Wright take centre stage with “The Yorkshire Vet at Countryside Live”. The TV favourites will be the star attractions of the two-day event in Harrogate which will be bigger and better than…

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StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival Newby Hall, Ripon 22-24 September 2017

If you loved the Valley Gardens StrEat Food Festival over the bank holiday weekend then prepare yourself for the brand new StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival launching at Newby Hall and Gardens from 22-24th September! The 3 day event will take festival goers and foodie fans on a gastronomic global journey of discovery, combined with…

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The benefits of exercising whilst pregnant- Guest Blog

To celebrate the launch of the new Pre & Post Natal fitness classes at LEAR Fitness Harrogate our trainer Jodie has written a blog post about the benefits of exercising whilst pregnant. “During pregnancy, amazing things happen to the body; the small fact new life is growing in the womb is the most obvious and magical change…

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Introducing Phonics Specialist: Helen Lindley

Helen has recently joined our  small team of tutors. She is a fully qualified primary teacher, with seven years experience in the classroom.  Helen can support your child with numeracy and literacy, but she has a real passion for phonics and reading. If you feel your child could do with a  bit of one to…

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The Mumbler Tour in a Motorhome

The Mumbler family were lucky enough to borrow a campervan this summer (thanks to very kind grandparents!) and we embarked on a 3 week tour of some of western Europe. It really was the holiday of a lifetime, but inevitably we got a few bits wrong and so if you’re lucky enough to be planning…

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The Wait Is Over: The Finalists in the Harrogate Mumbler Awards 2017

The nominations are in and they have been checked and counted. Competition was tough and the number of nominations rose by a massive 25% since last year. A huge congratulations to all of the businesses who were nominated but these are the ones who received the most nominations and made it to the shortlist. Now…

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York Barbican Dance Auditions for “Babes in the Wood”

Do you have budding dancer at home (age 6 upwards) who would love a role in the Panto at The York Barbican this year?…. This weekend (16th/17th September) sees the auditions for the dancing roles in “Babes in the Wood” So for their chance to perform alongside Shane from Boyzone and Ben from A1 amongst…

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Smart Wear for smart kids by Milk & Honey

So it’s back to school for children all over the country, meaning school uniform in the day Monday to Friday leading to casual relaxation clothes of an evening. This means that come the weekend there’s an excuse to really embrace current trends and the latest styles and to ‘smarten up’ before Monday comes around once again….

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Family Day at York Races on Sunday 10th September

Fun for all on The Press Family Sunday, including seven thoroughbred races plus a Charles Owen Pony race at the beginning of the card, our interactive racing zone and bouncy castles. We welcome, children’s favourite, Paddington, again to York Races on this day too. The natural rhythm of a raceday allows plenty of time to…

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New Birthing Class starting at LEAR Fitness

Daisy Birthing is an all-encompassing pregnancy class helping mums-to-be to learn their antenatal education in a truly effective way. Launching in 2 weeks at LEAR Fitness with our lovely client Jo Banks! 😀 Get in touch to find out more and sign up 👍 4-7 Montpellier Street, Montpellier Quarter, HG1 2QY Harrogate 01423 709844

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