Why Outdoor Theatre Should be on Your Summer Bucket List

Outdoor Theatre - Ordsall Hall

The last outdoor production I watched was As You Like It by The Handlebards, and it was so much fun that outdoor theatre will now forever be on my summer bucket list. This show was set in the gardens of Ordsall Hall, and we really enjoyed the humorous interpretation of this Shakespeare comedy with a … Continue reading Why Outdoor Theatre Should be on Your Summer Bucket List

Escape from the creepiest motel at Breakout Manchester

Last week I took on another live escape game at Breakout Manchester, and this time it was a room with a creepy twist which made it just perfect for the run up to Halloween. I’ve now attempted 7 escape room games, and I have to say this was one of my faves! The room was … Continue reading Escape from the creepiest motel at Breakout Manchester

Getting Crafty with Paperchase’s Crafting Workshops

As if Paperchase wasn’t already exciting enough (gotta to love that stationery), they have now launched a series of crafting workshops in their 3 flagship stores in Manchester, Glasgow and London. “Project Craft” focuses on 6 key crafting themes, but actually there are various different workshops to choose from within these theme areas: Scrapbooking Paper flowers … Continue reading Getting Crafty with Paperchase’s Crafting Workshops

10 random things to do in Manchester this spring

1. Say hello to the donkeys I think donkeys are possibly the loveliest things ever and I’ve been a supporter of The Donkey Sanctuary for about a year now as they do such a great job with donkey welfare worldwide. I was so excited when I realised that they have a centre right here in … Continue reading 10 random things to do in Manchester this spring

BREAKOUT Manchester: the Sabotage room

You may have read my previous post about BREAKOUT Manchester – the real life escape game where we played the John Monroe room and successfully escaped. Well following that post I was contacted by the team to come back and try out their newly opened new room – Sabotage. The image below explains the Breakout concept … Continue reading BREAKOUT Manchester: the Sabotage room

Breakout Manchester

This weekend I did something a little bit different - Breakout Manchester, a real life escape game based in Manchester city centre. After finally succeeding with challenge 1 (actually finding the place) we were briefed on what the game involves. Don't worry though - this post doesn't contain any spoilers! In teams of 2-5 people you … Continue reading Breakout Manchester