Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham

Last Thursday I woke up, looked out the window and saw the rain pouring down. This didn't bode well for our evenings adventures. We had kindly been invited to review Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at The Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) in Birmingham. Luckily throughout the day the sun came out and the weather was just … Continue reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham

Madagascar The Musical

Madagascar The Musical Review, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

We are big fans of the Madagascar movies in the Mackcracken household, so were super excited to see that it was being turned into a stage production. Mini in particular couldn't wait to see the show and had been singing, "we like to move it, move it" around the house for the previous two days. … Continue reading Madagascar The Musical Review, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Real Bodies Exhibition

Getting up close to science at The Real Bodies Exhibition at The NEC Birmingham

Mini is really interested in science at the moment and loves reading her Usborne all about the body book. As both Mr Mack and I have backgrounds in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) we enjoy talking to her about these topics and helping her to learn more about the world around her. So when … Continue reading Getting up close to science at The Real Bodies Exhibition at The NEC Birmingham

The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel

The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel, Birmingham Hippodrome

What better way to help cheer up the end to post holiday blues than a Sunday afternoon trip to the theatre, so we were very excited to be invited along to review The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel at The Birmingham Hippodrome. The show is the theatre's first in house production, in collaboration with … Continue reading The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel, Birmingham Hippodrome

Lapworth Museum of Geology

Dinosaur Hunting at Lapworth Museum of Geology

Sunday turned out to be a wet and miserable day, so we had a search for something that we could do indoors together. Mr Mack came across The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham. Mini has been learning about dinosaurs and volcanoes at school recently so this sounded like a great idea. … Continue reading Dinosaur Hunting at Lapworth Museum of Geology