Searching for a truly unique Christmas gift idea for little animal lovers? Belfast Zoo’s NEW junior keeper for a day experience will give the next generation of zoo keepers the chance to get up close and personal with some of their favourite animals, while getting an insight into the day-to-dayRead More →

Light up Christmas this year with the gift of travel and adventure. P&O Ferries is offering families the gift of travel this festive season with a massive 20% off all travel between Larne and Cairnryan until December 19, 2019. So, whether you are planning a romantic break, a summer familyRead More →

Leading charity Action for Children today (Thursday 6 December) warns many families in Northern Ireland face Christmas hardship as a new survey reveals nearly half (47 per cent) of parents here have been cutting back on Christmas essentials like presents, dinner and a tree for an average of four years,Read More →

A new £1m childcare fund has been launched by the Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT) to assist community led childcare and family support programmes across Northern Ireland. The UCIT Family Support Fund was launched at an Early Years event in Belfast recently. Early Years is the largest organisation in NorthernRead More →

These tasty snowman snacks are great fun to make and delicious too! You will need: Large white marshmallows Icing pens – one white and another colour Pretzel sticks Red liquorice laces Use a little bit of white icing to glue two large marshmallows together. Use coloured icing to add aRead More →

As someone who loves the holidays, freelance recipe writer and cooking show host Yvette van Boven is never short of ideas on how to dish up something extra special to celebrate the festive season…   Brioche & red fruit swirls with ricotta glaze Perfect for Christmas Morning Makes 10 substantial rollsRead More →

Silent Night by Lara Hawthorne HB £10.99 published by Lincoln Children’s Books AGE 3+ Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated book, based on the world’s best-loved carol Silent Night. Rediscover the nativity story in all its glory – from quaking shepherds to heaven-sent angels – as the songRead More →

Release date: Friday 21 December The practically perfect nanny returns to the big screen to help the next generation of the Banks family. Set 24 years after Mary Poppins, Michael Banks now has a family of his own and is working at the same bank his father and grandfather onceRead More →

In selected cinemas on Saturday 15 December The much-anticipated annual CBeebies Christmas Show is coming to the big screen for a family-friendly cinema experience that will delight audiences with the classic tale of Thumbelina. This show recreates on the big screen the live Thumbelinaperformance and includes an exclusive, additional showRead More →

Release date: Friday 14 December From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, starring Jason Momoa as Aquaman. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on theRead More →

Release date: Wednesday 12 December Spider-Man mentors a teenager from Brooklyn, N.Y., to become the next web-slinging superhero. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe with groundbreaking visual style that’s the firstRead More →