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Arts & Culture Round-up: Curtains up!

This month we have been inundated with theatre, it has really become a favourite past-time for many, and I am no exception, I love all the different genre, from ballet to rock band stories, there really is something for everyone, and the great part is, it can be enjoyed alone, as a couple or an […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up : Places to visit over the Easter break & beyond

I can hardly believe it is the Easter holidays, where did that time go! We have already had a week, but I know many parts of the country are only just breaking up, so enjoy your family time. We have another bumper edition, so many people are getting out and about and exploring, theatre has […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Spring is in the air

Welcome to the March edition, the start of spring and warmer weather (hopefully), although I did have ice on my windscreen this morning and some reports of snow! That will not stop us venturing out and exploring all the amazing places our wonderful country has to offer. Lots of parents have been busy making costumes […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Brush away the January blues

What an amazing start to the year, a little flurry of snow and lots of theatre and museums to keep you occupied during this very chilly spell, although that doesn’t stop our Arts & Culture hunters, who are always on the look out for fun and interesting places to visit and explore. Read all about […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: He’s behind you, oh no he isn’t!

Happy New Year to each and every one of you, I hope you all had a relaxing, fun filled Christmas and New Year, what an amazing Round-up I have for you to kickstart 2017! This one is all about the Pantomimes and Christmas Shows, and there were certainly lots to include. One of the signs […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Remember, remember, fun in November

Winter is definitely on it’s way, with some parts of the UK already seeing the white stuff, it can only mean one thing, less than a month until Christmas! Last week I packed away the summer hats (much later than most years) and replaced them with woolly ones, the gloves are tucked up in the […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: The nights are drawing in

This month has been an amazing time for Arts & Culture, right here in the UK, so I feel very privileged to take over the reins from Nell as Round-up editor. I have discovered so many amazing places to visit or shows to see, with the clocks going back, it means the nights are drawing […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Europe

Unless you’ve been marooned on an island, you’ll know that on 23 June, a small majority of British citizens voted to leave the EU. The decision shook the UK to its foundations, and has thrown up sharp divisions in the country. I’ve always felt lucky to be able to travel freely across Europe, and visit […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: The retrospective edition

The past month has been full of nostalgia and retrospection. Perhaps it’s something to do with all the public figures we’ve lost recently. David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, Victoria Wood, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels, Prince….maybe you don’t feel a pang of loss at the mention of every single one of these names. But the […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: The days are dashing away

Haven’t the last couple of months flown by? I wasn’t able to post a round-up for March as I was ill with the flu, but World Book Day only seems five minutes ago. As ever, there were tons of posts about books, costumes and the love of literature, by the likes of Mummy’s Little Blog, […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Sheltering from the storms

Did you know there are over 300 museums and art galleries in London? And did you know that Team Honk are calling for people to #passtheproud, and sign themselves up for a physical challenge to raise money for Sport Relief this March? Well, I put these two facts together and have decided to do a […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Festive shows part 2

Welcome back, culture lovers. This is part two of the yuletide arts & culture round-up: festive shows. I put together a similar round-up for BritMums last year, and I’ve been astonished at how many more people are blogging about shows this Christmas. Perhaps our love of pantos is on the rise. Or maybe theatres are […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Festive shows part 1

The Christmas lights are hotting up. There’s a whiff of greasepaint in the air. Festive silliness is beginning to infect everyone, young and old (have you seen some of those Christmas jumpers??) It’s Pantomime season! I’m devoting December and January’s round-ups to Christmas shows. There’s so much on offer at this time of year, to […]

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Arts & Culture: Winter warmers

It’s Christmas! Ok, it’s only November. But I’ve already spotted two houses on our street with their decorations on display. And at the Pigeon Pair and Me we’ve been getting excited about Christmas family theatre for at least a month. If you’re looking for inspiration in the London area, why not check out our nine […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Summer and beyond

So – how was your summer? Full of sun-filled, outdoorsy days, building sandcastles with the youngsters? Or did you catch a bit of culture on the side, and visit the theatre, cinema or museum? In this month’s Arts & Culture round-up, I’ve included posts bringing us up to date with the Summer activities of some […]

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Arts and Culture Round-up: Bloggers’ Summer suggestions

Are you ready for the Summer holidays? Are you?? We still have a fair bit of planning to do.  Not to mention all the deadlines that need to be met, before school is out and this freelancer goes nocturnal (ie caffeine-fuelled computer sessions at dead of night, after a day of entertaining the children. Sound […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Celebrating our treasures

St George’s Day was at the end of last month. I spotted a few posts dedicated to the love of English culture, including this one by Penny on Wayfair, and was inspired: why not dedicate this month’s arts & culture round-up to England, and its treasures? A traditional way to celebrate the arrival of warmer […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Bounding into Spring

Boing, boing… Is that the sound of Spring lambs gambolling in the fields? Or Easter eggs bouncing off lawns, in all those rolling contests? Either way, as well as sprightly sounds, the holiday season has kick-started some zestful theatre-going among bloggers. Hatty Daze and her children joined in with the energetic Adventures with Sam at […]

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