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Blue Photo Adventure Group booking- This summer only!

Group craft cyanotype with wooden and twine hanging mount

Looking for a fun activity for your group this summer? I’m Dr Diana Powell and I run UK Unplugged, which helps families unplug from screens and explore together. I’ve put together a Blue Photo Adventure experience for Merseyside* groups that focuses on history, science and crafts and is fun for a range of ages. I […]

Were in the News! BBC Radio Merseyside and Wirral Globe

Diana smiles with David North in front of a BBC radio Merseyside sign

We’ve been busy chatting about our new products in the Wirral Globe and on BBC Radio Merseyside. We just launched our Victorian Christmas Spirit Box…our subscription is almost ready, and we have several Christmas events coming up! Exciting times! If you’d like to read the article about us: Wirral Globe Article Or catch up with […]

Sushi and Samurai: Escape to Japan with us!

Picture of sushi and samurai

Sushi and samurai  is an event aimed at young people 9+ For a long time, we’ve had interest from older kids and teens, with the Space, Environmental Chemistry and cultures boxes being particular favourites. So we’ve decided to try something new and see how it goes, a screenfree session for young people 9+  (adults optional) […]

Screentime is Parents’ 1# Health Concern

Child with Laptop

Would it surprise you that a recent study of American parents showed their biggest health concern for their children 0-18 yrs is screentime? Contemporary Pediatrics reported this week on C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital national poll which ranked overuse of devices, social media and internet safety as the top 3 concerns for parent/carers. Back in 2019, […]

Wellness Event at Birkenhead Park 9.7.23

granddad and child paint house

We had a great time with families at the Wellness Event in Birkenhead Park! We did murals on a house Diana reclaimed from a skip, and we made Japanese Children’s Day koi bunting!