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Food

Fill In Kitchen, Derby REVIEW

[AD – PR invite] Fill In Kitchen is a brand new, pop-up street food venue in Derby city centre serving up the most incredible food. Think perfect chicken katsu, Neapolitan pizzas and Mughlai cuisine from the streets of old Delhi. It’s a really interesting concept of upcycling empty venues (in this case the old Zizzi’s) […]

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Christmas Days out

Christmas Events in Derby and Derbyshire 2022

I’ve rounded up some spectacularly seasonal Christmas events in Derbyshire. From South Derbyshire to the very north of Derbyshire, via the Peak District and Derby city centre, here’s my carefully curated guide to the best festive things to do in Derbyshire in 2022. Most events are family friendly but there’s also plenty for couples and […]

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Family friendly

The best kids events in Derbyshire this October half term

Here’s your roundup of the spookiest events happening over the October half term school holidays in Derbyshire. Typically, the October half term in Derbyshire schools runs from Saturday 22 October 2022 to Sunday 30 October 2022 – but do check directly with your own school as holidays and INSET days do vary from school to school. […]

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Christmas Days out Family friendly

WIN 4 tickets to The Snowman Tour

The Snowman Tour is returning to Derbyshire this December! An award winning, magical production – and you can win tickets for you and your family at either the Derby or Buxton performances (the winner chooses). GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED – Congratulations to Joyce who won the tickets. The Snowman Tour Including Shaun The Sheep – The […]

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Food

8 Great Places for Ice Cream in Derbyshire

From ice cream farms, to ice cream parlours and gelaterias and the cutest little tea rooms, here’s the scoop on some of the best places to eat ice cream in Derbyshire. The idea, and many of the suggestions, for this post came from Charlotte who will soon be joining us as a guest writer. Keep […]

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Days out Family friendly

11 Flower Fields in Derbyshire to Visit

Regular readers of the blog will by now know that I am an absolute sucker for an Instagram picture. Over the last five years or so, each summer I get green with envy seeing people down south frolic about in lavender fields and the like. To my delight, Derbyshire now has several fields of flowers […]

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Days out Family friendly

Things to do with Kids this Summer Holiday in Derbyshire

Family friendly activities to keep the kids entertained over the 2022 summer holidays in Derbyshire Schools out for summer! Keeping the kids entertained can feel like hard work. Banish cries of “I’m bored…” with this handy guide to some of the best things to do with kids this summer holiday in Derby, Derbyshire and the […]

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Drink Food

Binary Mickleover REVIEW

Binary Bar and Restaurant is the newest addition to Bespoke Inns, a small local chain who also run The Boot at Repton, The Dragon at Willington and Harpurs in Melbourne. The other venues are more country pub type places – whereas Binary has a much more slick, contemporary feel. I loved the images on their […]

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Drink Food

The Little Shed REVIEW

The Little Shed in is such a cute, quirky little café. There are venues at Allestree and Ashbourne, and although each has their own unique character, the vibe, food and service is very similar at each so I’ve covered both here. Both venues are fabulous for coffee and cake, breakfast or lunch. The Little Shed […]

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Food

9 Best Places for a Sunday Roast in Derbyshire

Looking for the best places for a Sunday roast in Derbyshire? As a Derbyshire food blogger I’ve made it my personal mission to find out. Is there anything better on a Sunday than a delicious Sunday lunch? Perfectly roasted, good quality meat (or a vegetarian or vegan alternative), fluffy Yorkshire puddings, crispy roast potatoes and […]