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The Family Grapevine is a very useful resource for families with children from pregnancy to teenagers. We have been supporting local businesses and printing free local magazines since 1995.

Printed and distributed three times a year to tie in with school holidays, each magazine is packed with information on clubs, societies, holiday schemes, events, competitions and much more to help families plan their leisure time. Find your local area using the Search Bar above. If you run a local business and would like to advertise with us, in print or online, please do get in touch via [email protected]

Swizzels hides golden Love Hearts rolls for fans to win a once-in-a-lifetime sweet experience

British sweet manufacturer Swizzels is making sweet dreams come true by giving fans the chance to win a magical VIP tour at its sweet HQ. To win this once in a lifetime, money-can’t-buy experience, fans simply have to find one of five golden Love Hearts rolls hidden in Swizzels’ variety packs. Swizzels will open its factory doors and welcome the five lucky people who will have exclusive access to explore the sweet creation centre alongside three friends or family members. Not only that, but winners will also get the opportunity to channel their inner inventor and work with the Swizzels…

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Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

Unearth our wild landscape through art and sound  9 July – 12 September 2021; 10.00-18.00 Tickets on sale from 24 May 2021 from kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound, pre-booking essential Included in day ticket price £14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free Workshops from £15; Summer of Sound: After Hours £15 Wakehurst, Sussex   Wakehurst announces major new summer programme Summer of Sound, featuring six striking large-scale sound installations, offering immersive and mindful moments across the wild botanic garden Highlights include: UK premiere of artist Marco Barotti’s robotic ‘woodpeckers’ creates a striking live soundscape activated in real time by signals from visitors’ mobile devices Giant…

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Kissimmee, Florida – Fact Sheet

Picture a place where you can find excitement for everyone, and time to just be...together. Ideally located in Central Florida, Kissimmee is a place where epic adventures and dream-come-true moments happen. A place where you can stay your way at more than 70,000 accommodation options, including 50,000 vacation homes. Achieve vacation nirvana in the place where exhilaration meets relaxation.   Location Kissimmee is a city located in Osceola County, Florida. South of Orlando, Kissimmee is 25 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO).   Population As of 2018, Kissimmee has a population of 73,597.   Weather  Kissimmee offers great weather year-round, with an average yearly…

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“How can I help my kids get reenergised after the tech overload of lockdown” 

“How can I help my kids get reenergised after the tech overload of lockdown” Georgie Delaney, MBE has the answer: tgo-activate.com   Thanks to the new site tgo-activate.com 800 TGO UK gyms being ‘digitally activated’ getting the whole nation outdoors and healing our hearts, lungs and minds. Health matters! This means that families can now download tgo-activate.com and use the gym locator, wherever you are this summer, to find your nearest free TGO outdoor gym, and access a range or classes and courses direct to your mobile phone. You can even charge your device while you exercise on many of…

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East Surrey Franchise For Sale

  Is this you? We are looking for people to join our group who may have some or all of the following skills and attributes: • know-how in magazine production • sales experience • an eye for design • social media savvy • website management experience • pride in attention to detail • open to new challenges • resilience, independence and self-motivation • willingness to share ideas with others • enjoy building business relationships • community-mindedness • and are available to put in the hours in term-time. If you think joining forces with other like-minded editors would suit you, please…

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Opportunity to Work from Home

    ** Are you looking for a retail opportunity ** to fit around your other commitments? Do you want to make a difference to how sustainable the products are that people buy? Many more people are aiming to reduce their plastic and buy more ethically... so becoming an eco-friendly distributer might be your perfect fit. You would be working alongside Wikaniko; an established company with a range of over 800 products and be able to work how and when you choose. You would have your own website, as well as printed brochures, giving you the option of working online, offline,…

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Emotional Intelligence Book Series for Children

Talking Up is an illustrated children’s book series aiming to inspire and encourage emotional development. Each short story provides themes to help children understand challenging issues and encourage emotional intelligence. The series is published by Erly Stage Studios- a global start-up involved in education and publishing. Committed to nurturing a more compassionate society, Erly Stage Studios believes in harnessing the power of emotions which drive learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, and health. The Talking Up Series focus on the key topics of emotional growth as well as self-management, self-awareness, and social awareness. "In the wake of the pandemic, emotional intelligence…

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The Family Grapevine is published three times a year in March, July and November.  We take copies to nurseries, children’s centres, health centres, schools, sports centres, libraries, visitor attractions, supermarkets and many more places besides.  You can also find the latest issue of each magazine online by selecting your local Family Grapevine using the search box above.