Giotto: Colour Power for Little Hands

There are a lot of kids coloured pencils and crayons around aimed at the under fives, but our favourites at fluxlings are the range by Giotto and in particular the Giotto Be-Bé pencils.     ...
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Snoopy & Charlie Brown: Peanuts Movie – Exclusive Clip

It's Snoopy and Charlie Brown time! Getting ready for the Peanuts Gang's cinema debut this weekend, we're excited to share this wonderful seasonal and exclusive clip to get you in the mood for the Brownster and...

Disney’s Lost Animation to be Shown After 87 Years

A 'lost' film featuring Disney's first animated character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, has been unearthed in a British archive and will be shown for the first time in 87 years.   A print o...
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Dr Martens for Halloween: From Marceline to Monsters!

If you're after an excuse to update your little ones' footwear this autumn, Halloween and Dr. Martens have some great gothic styles up their sleeves. And of course the iconic boots can be worn for the haunting ...

Video: Haunted History of Halloween

It's only in recent years that the American version of Halloween has crept into the UK with Trick or Treat and Fancy Dress in the street. Before that, the only time kids would go door to door in the UK at this...

Do the Monster Mash with Paul Smith Junior

A fun and original idea by Paul Smith Junior comes out in the form of this interactive monster print t-shirt!   This long sleeved wonder will have the cheekier kids (so that means all of them) in f...

Seeing Double: Halloween Makeup!

No you're not seeing double! If you're looking for amazingly unique Halloween ideas watch on below. The video shows how a young boy and his dad teamed up for a scary Halloween 2015 face painting makeup prank. ...

Disney Pixar’s Sanjay’s Super Team: Trailer

The first clip from Disney-Pixar's next short film, “Sanjay’s Super Team" (which will play in front of “The Good Dinosaur") has been released. The short has its UK Premiere this weekend at the BFI London Film F...
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‘Snoopy and Charlie Brown: A Peanuts Movie’

For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless "Peanuts" comic strip will be making their big-screen debut; like they've never been seen ...

The Good Dinosaur: Disney’s Latest Release out November

'The Good Dinosaur' asks the question: What if the meteor that drove the dinosaurs to extinction missed the earth entirely? Disney Pixar's newest release, that will hit the screens in November, pairs a young ap...
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Gullivers: Family Spook Special for Halloween

We’ve teamed up with Gulliver’s family theme parks to give five lucky readers the chance to win a Family Spook Special ticket (2 adults + 2 children) to visit their nearest park for some spooktastic Halloween f...

Butlins – 79 years old and still going strong

People are fascinated by Butlins. The history, the old Hi-de-Hi! image. So given the opportunity to take a 21st century Butlin’s holiday this summer we jumped at the chance. I had all the obvious witticisms th...
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‘Pan’: Exclusive World Premiere Report

  The story of Peter Pan is so ingrained in English childhood, that any new release about Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook is received with glee. But 'Pan', the latest advernture into Neverland...
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‘Star Wars’ Gets Lego Retelling On Disney XD

The Star Wars movies have had a Lego re-telling in time for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and the series will be shown on Disney XD in the build up to the galaxy wide opening of the new movie in December. 'L...

Manchester International Festival Loves Mr Tumble!

What might at first glance appear to be (for adults who are ever so grown up at least) no more than a wince inducing caper, is for millions of children a comedic masterpiece led by a genius jester. If CBeebies ...

Kids magazines proving ever popular in the digital age

Few industries have been hit harder by the digital revolution than print magazines. A report written by The Guardian in 2014 found that UK consumer magazines as a whole had lost £1m in sales during the first ha...

Truly Scrumptious: The Incredible Ice-Cream Bar

Making parties truly scrumptious, smash the kids’ party dessert mould with Incredible Ice-Cream’s yummy concoctions. Kids and ice-cream go together like just about nothing else. Ice-cream is the undisputed kin...

Celebrating Sushi and Movies with Disney’s Big Hero 6

To celebrate the DVD release of Big Hero 6, Disney teamed up with Yo!Sushi in a super hero super mini pop-up eatery. And to take the celebrations a step further, read on for our wonderful Big Hero 6 competition...

Burst into Summer: It’s Kids Party Time

Those children blessed with late spring and summer birthdays are getting excited as the sun comes out and they begin to dream about their special day. There's nothing more lovely of course than a children's pa...

Enchanting World of Tulipop: Bringing Icelandic Gifts

Described as Iceland’s answer to the Finnish Moomins, Tulipop is an quirky colourful world full of enchanting characters appearing on children’s giftware in Iceland and across Scandinavia. You can find the e...

Five Boys Love Dark Nights This Halloween!

With the prospect of Trick or Treat looming large at the end of the month, we're really impressed with the Halloween fashion pieces appearing in the collections. And if you're fed up with buying fancy dress bi...

Family Reading Day at Manchester Central Library

October sees Manchester Literature Festival come around again, with a full program that includes grown up literary names from Simon Armitage, Sarah Waters and Martin Amis alongside the Mercury Award nominated a...

Mother’s Day Drama at Sapporo Teppanyaki

Sapporo Teppanyaki is a full on experience with plenty of drama along the way. The food is fresh, aromatic and served with a flourish. This is as far removed from the mechanised sushi type environment with dish...
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The Christmas Candle – Interview with Sylvester McCoy

Ahead of the release of The Christmas Candle, an adaptation of Max Lucado’s novel of the same name, FLUXLINGS was afforded the privilege of speaking with one of the stars of the film, Sylvester McCoy. What can...

Snow Season at Spinningfields! Ice skating & festive fun

What to do when you’re finished with all that shopping and want to get into some Christmas spirit? Well if you’re in Manchester, Spinningfield’s Hardman Square is hosting its annual dose of Christmas cheer with...

Halloweeners – Dressing up for fashion frights

It's that spooky time of year when the evenings are darker, the sky is grimmer and the spectre of a long winter looks ahead. With All Hallow's Eve creeping up on us, it's time for a bit of mischievous devilry....