Family & Kids
The Spectacular SpareParts

The Spectacular SpareParts

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes something even stranger – and you have to rapidly rethink your shock-pleasure-surprise parameters. Such was the case last weekend, when along with four other photographers, I was asked to shoot proceedings at SpareParts, part of Fleetwood Festival of Transport (Tram

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Summer of fun for families in Blackpool

Summer of fun for families in Blackpool

The great thing about Blackpool is the attractions, which (if you’re a savvy resident) you only ever visit off peak when the local deals are on. So what to do in high season? When the kids are out and the tourists are in? Thankfully Blackpool Council has put together a

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Seven days to get Switch On tickets

Seven days to get Switch On tickets

The burgeoning output on altblackpool at the moment will leave readers in no doubt it is wall to wall arts and culture at the minute. It can be easy to live in the moment and let future events take care of themselves. But if you want to go to the

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SpareParts hits the town at Tram Sunday

SpareParts hits the town at Tram Sunday

Fleetwood’s annual Tram Sunday event is the envy of many a larger place and a source of pride for town that’s had its fair share of knocks. Billed as a transport festival, Tram Sunday is in fact a full on community event with music, stalls, fair ground rides, food; plus

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A Grand Outing for The Gruffalo’s Child

A Grand Outing for The Gruffalo’s Child

The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood. However, today and tomorrow you can watch what happens as Tall Stories, the internationally acclaimed theatre company behind The Gruffalo, brings the captivating sequel to life, at the Grand Theatre, in this magical, musical adaptation. One

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Wordpool Family Day Makes a Splash!

Wordpool Family Day Makes a Splash!

Hundreds of families helped to make the tenth anniversary of the resort’s annual Festival of Words a huge success. Held in the picturesque grounds of Stanley Park, Wordpool‘s Big Friendly Family Day was packed with a variety of exciting interactive activities for children of all ages including a full-sized walking

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Review: Park Life

Review: Park Life

Throughout April I’ve been following and shooting a fantastic community project at Highfield Road Park. Led by Sophie Fuce of LeftCoast and with the help and support of the Friends of Highfield Road Park, local residents were lured into the park pavilion to share their stories and memories of the

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Wingz Academy – a new venture for Sam and Aishleigh

Wingz Academy – a new venture for Sam and Aishleigh

A few weeks ago I heard about a new venture, Wingz Academy, being set up by Sam Bell and Aishleigh Docherty of Wingz Theatre Works. Yesterday I was lucky enough to be invited along to see it for myself and take a few pictures. Tucked away in Revoe Community Centre

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Free Activities at The Mount Pavilion

Free Activities at The Mount Pavilion

There is no need for your child to be bored this coming half term holiday, as once again, The Mount Pavilion, Fleetwood, comes up trumps. Free, fun and creative activities return to this beautiful building as it hosts a week of wonderment during May Spring Bank Holiday, starting on Saturday

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HipHop + Pinocchio = POPNOCCHIO

HipHop + Pinocchio = POPNOCCHIO

POPNOCCHIO is a piece of dance and musical theatre that includes breakdance, animation and illusion, mime, beat-boxing, live music, choral dance movement, physical theatre, spoken word and mime. It has three performances at Blackpool Sixth Form Theatre on Saturday 24 September, Blackpool Grand Theatre Wednesday 28 September and Blackpool &

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