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How important is art and culture to your children?

"My experiences of taking the children to anything remotely cultural have all ended in disaster. The last museum we visited ended with me chasing two zombies through the corridors of learning and beauty and the last gallery we attempted to visit, well we didn't actually make it through the doors when we realised there were breakable things at Mia height and didn't think we could afford to risk it."

Read more at Sticky Fingers

Things to do in Manchester when you're 3

"Flea and I were invited to Manchester this weekend to try out the city's cultural attractions. Since we are completely ALL ABOUT high culture and stuff we jumped at the chance to spend a few days exploring the various kid-friendly exhibits and events at Manchester's many museums, galleries and public spaces. Here's our run-down of the best things to do in Manchester when you're three:

Read more at Who's the Mummy