Welcome to Family Life Worcestershire

Hello and welcome to Family Life Worcestershire. Here you will find lots of great things to do locally.

Please have an explore and if you know of a great place to go or an fantastic upcoming event please let me know at familylifeworcestershire@gmail.com or using the contact form on this site.

Christmas Fayres

  Buying local is a great way to support local businesses when doing your Christmas shopping. Christmas Fayres are often packed with local businesses selling something that is just that little bit special – often handmade or bespoke you are sure to find your perfect Christmas gift this festive season. Here I have rounded up…

Visiting Father Christmas

Christmas is not complete without a visit to see the big man himself but the question is where? There are so many magical places to meet Father Christmas whether your little one is a bit shy or wants to tell Santa their entire Christmas list. I have put together some of my favourites plus some…

Children’s Play Village Rumoured to be Coming to Worcestershire

  If you have seen my reviews, you will know that me and my girls love the Children’s Play Village in Warwick. So I was really excited to see some extra big hints that they are planning to expand to Worcestershire amongst other areas. On the Children’s Play Village’s Facebook and Website they have provided…

Pumpkin and Fruit Picking around Worcestershire

Just as strawberry picking is popular during summer months, why not go apple or pumpkin picking during autumn. Perfect for planning Halloween for carving pumpkins or bobbing for apples or simply for making heart-warming soup or apple pie. Here are a selection of places to visit where you can pick your own: Clive’s of Cropthorne…

The MAD Museum Turns 5

The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum is celebrating its 5th anniversary in its current location this October. The MAD Museum is the only permanent museum of its kind in the UK which showcases over 90 pieces of kinetic art and automata. Visitors can watch and interact with mind-boggling mechanical creations such as flying mechanical birds,…

Free and Cheap Ways to Enjoy Autumn in Worcestershire

Following on from the popularity of my summer blog post about free ways to enjoy Worcestershire, I thought I would make it a regular feature. So here are my suggestions for cheap ways to enjoy family life in and close to Worcestershire this autumn. As always feel free to let me know your suggestions in…

Things I discovered as a new school mum

It has been a big week here at Family Life Worcestershire with my eldest starting school for the first time and my youngest starting nursery for the first time. From my limited time at the school gates and from my fellow novice school mums I have noticed there are a few things you quickly discover…

Fire Station Open Days

If you are like me I always have to point out the big red engines to my girls when we pass one. I remember my eldest getting so excited when one stopped over the road (luckily it was not attending a fire!). Did you know that loads of our local fire station stations open up…