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Free City & Guilds Customer Service Qualifications with Shipley College

Advertising Feature for Shipley College  Free? Completely free? “What is the catch?” I hear you ask. Well, there isn’t one. Shipley College are offering you a two day course which will result in a WorldHost Customer Service Training level 2 City & Guilds qualification absolutely FOR FREE! Who might want to apply? Everyone is welcome to apply…

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Highfield Prep School Celebrates 20 Years

Highfield Prep School welcomed the Right Reverend Nick Baines, Bishop of Leeds recently for a 20th Anniversary Service of Blessing in the school’s Chapel. Pupils, parents and invited guests gathered for the first major event of Highfield Prep School’s 20th Anniversary year which celebrated the past, present and future of the school. Following the lighting…

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Free Harrogate Walking Tour – Mumbler Reviews

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of finally going on the Free Harrogate Walking Tour.  I’ve been meaning to do this since I first saw Harry and his big blue sign wandering around Harrogate for the last year or so.  It was a cold, wet Wednesday Morning – but that didn’t seem to put…

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Man vs. Baby Matt Coyne comes to Harrogate

As part of Harrogate International Literature Festival the brilliant Matt Coyne – aka Man vs. Baby is coming to town next week.  So get yourself a babysitter, book your tickets and read on for more information on the man himself. We’ll also give you a few of our favourite bars and restaurants nearby – you…

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Kith Homestead providing holistic learning for wild-hearted families in North Leeds

Kith Homestead providing holistic learning for wild-hearted families in Harrogate *Advertorial blog for Kith Homestead Join us for our Winter Term at the Kith Homestead! We run hour long classes throughout the day for child and parent together. We also have mama and baby sessions, and longer workshops over select weekends – as well as…

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Countryside Live – October

Countryside Live is the perfect day out for families, with live entertainment, animals, shopping, and a create & explore area with hands-on activities for children. There is plenty to do! Celebrating the very best of the countryside, this two-day event is mostly undercover so you’ll have fun whatever the weather. Once you have your ticket…

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Cycling mad in Harrogate – The UCI Legacy

We absolutely loved the UCI Road Championships 2019 here at Harrogate Mumbler!  As a family, we made full use of the Fan Park and my little girl loved collecting the freebies from the various sponsors – although I’m slightly regretting the amount of cow bells she managed to get her hands on!  I personally loved…

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Flock to the forests, an alien has landed!

For the very first time in history, Forestry England has confirmed that an alien has crash landed in the forest. Lu-La, from the Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, in UK cinemas 18 October, is an impish and adorable alien with amazing powers. She has been stranded in the forest and needs to charge her communicator…

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Harrogate Horror Film Festival & Halloween Parties for all ages

New to Harrogate in 2019: Harrogate Horror Film Festival. It’s a three day event celebrating Halloween and everything creepy! There is something for all ages- from the not-so-scary Kids Halloween Parties in the evening on the 31st of October (5pm to 8pm) and during the day on the 1st of November (10.30am to 2pm) These two…

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Harrogate District Primary School Open Days 2019

Was your child born between 1st September 2015 and 31st Aug 2016?  If so, your mini mumbler is due to start school in September 2020. Isn’t it just ridiculous how quickly time is going!?  The primary school application round will open no later than 1st October 2019 and the deadline to apply is 15th January…

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