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    Get creative! 5 fun at-home classes for kids

    Stuck indoors? Internet to the rescue! We've rounded up some of the best digital classes to boost your kids' creativity and keep them engaged.

  • 10 of the best Half Term day trips

    Got the half term cooped up jitters and need to get the kids/dog/parents out for the day? Here's our list of the best day trips (coffee and cake included).

  • Half Term S.O.S

    Half term is almost upon us! How? Why? Need some school holiday action for your little darlings? Fear not, Muddy is on hand to save what’s left of your sanity.

  • Sloping off to ski school

    Duck season? Wabbit season? Nope, it's Ski season so it's time to dust off those salopettes and head to, er, Hemel Hempstead

  • 30 things to do this October half term

    Is it that time of year already? October half term is fast approaching (or has landed for some), so if you’re worrying about how you’re going to keep the little monsters out of mischief, then you're in the right place.

  • The Castle Youth Theatre returns this Autumn

    Got any performing-arts passionate kids? Take them to the Castle!

  • Rushden Lakes has summer covered

    Kids moaning about being bored already? Take them to the Lakes for multiple days of activities and fun with Cineworld, Paradise Island, Canoe2 and loads of shops and eateries to keep them occupied

  • Young actors ahoy! We need you…

    Got a young performer who'd love to be on stage? The Castle Theatre has got that covered...

  • Rushden Lakes fest for 2nd B’day

    Can you believe it’s already been two years since the opening of Rushden Lakes? Oh, how time flies. To celebrate, the Lakes are pulling out all the stops to make it a Birthday to remember

  • Cineworld Rushden Lakes

    Bursting with the latest cinema tech, featuring fourteen state-of-the-art screens including IMAX, 4DX and the biggie, ScreenX, you're gonna want to give this a go!

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