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.

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…

Free Family Fun In Worcestershire This Summer

It is that time of year again when the long summer days stretch in front of you and you need to find ways of keeping the kids entertained for the next six weeks. Lots of days out cost a bomb nowadays but if you know where to look there is still plenty to do for…

Review: Children’s Play Village

I first heard about the Children’s Play Village when it was still under development and it certainly seemed like it was a project of passion from the owners who overcame several set backs to still open their vision. Therefore I had high expectations when I visited with my four year old this week. We had…

Disney Films Due to Hit the Cinema in the next 18 months

I love Disney almost as much as my girls (Robin Hood was my childhood favourite) and now they have teamed up with Marvel and Pixar there are so many fantastic films due to come out in the next year and half. I am sure we will all have the songs memorised in no time but…

Review: West Midlands Safari Park

It has been two years since our last visit to the West Midlands when my eldest was only 2 and my youngest was still living in my tummy. I had been meaning to revisit now my girls are older (especially as the big one loves dinosaurs but more on that later). We visited midweek during…

Review: Attwell Farm

 After hearing some good things from my friends I had been meaning to visit Attwell Farm for some time. Luckily they were taking part in “Free Farm Sunday” which meant free entry all day. As expected with any free event it was very busy despite arriving early. However the carpark was well managed and…