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This Weeks Latest: What's happened this week

By Eloise Nelson
Posted 4 June 2021
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Looking for the latest cool new thing? Or maybe just looking for a few parenting jokes to bring a smile to your face, but you’ve come to the right place! 
Every Friday, we’ll be sharing some of the coolest things we’ve seen this week, from awesome attractions and rides, to cool events and new places to visit, plus the occasional joke, because who doesn’t like a good laugh!  

4th June 2021

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Event at ZSL London Zoo 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar event at ZLS Zoo

If you're a big fan of the books (and who isn't!), then this is definitely an event you won't want to miss out on. Running until the 16th July 2021, this awesome event lets you experience the world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Friends, and you'll be able to step into this mini world packed full of activities. Munch your way through the giant food trail, take part in some awesome bug crafts, and meet the iconic caterpillar himself!  

Cornwall Swimming Horses

Cornwall Swimming Horses
📸 Cornwall Swimming Horses
If you're looking for a day out that you'll never forget, then Cornwall Swimming Horses is the place for you. Perfect for any animal lover, you'll get to journey down to the ocean on horseback, and then experience swimming with your friendly horse! After you've splashed about in the shallows, you'll get to take the plunge and head deeper into the sea for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Jungle Rumble Crazy Golf 

Jungle Rumble Crazy GolfIf you're heading to Brighton, Bristol, London or Glasgow anytime soon, then a visit to Jungle Rumble should definitely be on your list of things to do! Grab a putt and make your way around the incredible course, and for days when the weather isn't so great, it's the perfect place to spend an afternoon. 

Pipsqueaks Play Cafe, Wigan 

A dog at Pipsqueaks Cafe
Would you ever take your dog with you to a soft play area? Well at Pipsqueaks Play Cafe in Wigan, you can! Bring along your pooch to your next soft play day out, and they can remain on their lead and sit right next to your table. 

LEGOLAND Windsor, DUPLO® Valley

A dog at Pipsqueaks Cafe
Discover DUPLO® Valley, a great world at LEGOLAND Windsor packed full of all sorts of fantastic things for the whole family! Step aboard the world's first DUPLO coaster, try out being a pilot at the DUPLO airport, and you can even float your way through all of your favourite fairy tales at Fairytale Brook! If the suns shining too, don't forget to pack your swimming costumes so that you can splash around in Splash Safari. 

The Terminator breakfast at Shepherds Place Farm 

A dog at Pipsqueaks Cafe
📸 Kyle V Food
Hands up if you love breakfast! While it is the most important meal of the day, you'll definitely get your fill at Shepherds Place Farm with this epic breakfast plate, accurately named 'The Terminator'! Think you could take it on? 

Central Perk Cafe at Manchester's Primark store 

A dog at Pipsqueaks Cafe
If you love 'Friends', you definitely need to start planning your next trip to Manchester! This awesome set-up is in the Primark in Manchester, and it looks so much like the iconic cafe in the popular show, so if you've watched all of your favourite episodes at least twice, then discover the next best thing! 

Zero Daily Covid Deaths for the first time 

Image source, BBC News
We decided to end this weekly round-up on a positive note, and what better than the news that for the first time since the start of the pandemic, the UK reported zero daily Covid deaths within 28 days of a positive test. What lovely news to be going into next week with! 

That wraps up this week's round-up, but don’t forget to check out everything that’s going on over on Facebook or Instagram, and if you’re heading off on a day out, use out hashtag #DOWTK for a change to feature!