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Hello and welcome to Raring2go! - your local guide to all that's going on for families in Northumberland.

AUTUMN Magazine is out now and is packed with fantastic events from now until November! Pick your copy up from schools, nurseries, libraries, Sure Start Centres and various family attractions in the area, or click HERE to read it online. 

Competitions & Vouchers: become a member now to enter competitions and download vouchers. Its free and only takes a minute to register your email address. You can also opt to receive the monthly enewsletter which has additional information on what to do and where to go with your family. 

Great value highly targeted advertising for family friendly businesses: The Northumberland magazine has a circulation of 15k printed copies distributed free to families in Northumberland & is available to read online. With the website, enews and social media your advert could be read by more than 60k people. For print and digital packages, please contact me on 07843622028 or email 

There are neighbouring editions in Newcastle/Gateshead, Sunderland and Co. Durham too! 

Please follow our updates on Facebook & Twitter or keep checking back here where we will be adding new events to the calendar each week.

The winter edition is due out in mid November and if you would like any information on advertising opportunities please do not hesitate to get in touch. 



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Tree Tots, Plessey Woods Country Park

Our very own hundred acre wood will offer you & your child an adventure you never knew could happen

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Magical Princess Parties At Langley Castle

Little princesses and princes, are being offered the ultimate party experience at Langley Castle.

Visit our KidsZone

Our KidsZone is packed full of activities for indoors and out, plus loads of colouring in and activity sheets to download and print off.
Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!   

Chocolate Fudge Cake

This is a great chocolate cake & perfect for a celebration. 

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Indoor Fun Ideas

Don't let bad weather stop you having fun this winter, check out our feature for some indoor ideas! 

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Kids crying out for a dog? Can't commit to full-time ownership?

Why not become a host for Barking Mad, the leading alternative to kennels? Look after family-friendly dogs in the school holidays and, if you are a stay-at-home parent, other times too.


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Family Finances

We aim to make your money work for you at AYP. 

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