Happy Somerset Day!

11th May 2017    News

Today is Somerset Day. It’s a relatively new celebratory day, only being voted in by the public two years ago! The day is used to celebrate everything good about living in the county and is backed by businesses and councils. Villages and towns across Somerset celebrate today by putting out bunting on the streets and […]

A history of May Day – why do we celebrate it?

1st May 2017    News

With the weather improving, many people look forward to the celebrating the upcoming Bank Holiday and May Day tradition, but where does it come from?   May Day originates from the Pagan festival of Beltane which falls exactly half a year from November 1st. The earliest May Day celebrations are thought to have taken place […]

St George’s Day

23rd April 2017    News

Happy St George’s Day from Aerosaurus Balloons! St George is the patron Saint of England but what is the history behind this day? St George was born around the year 280 in what is now Turkey. Legend has it that a water well in the town of Silene was guarded by a dragon. In order […]

Happy Easter from Aerosaurus Balloons!

13th April 2017    News

It’s that time of year again where we get to chomp on as much chocolate as possible without feeling bad about it! Easter is one of Christianity’s most important holiday, which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Some believe that the name Easter originally derived from the word ‘Eostre’ which was the ancient Greek goddess […]

Easter Holiday activities

7th April 2017    News

The Easter Holidays have arrived and you may be wondering what to do with the kids for the next few weeks?! Well, here’s a few ideas to get you started. The Great Eden Egg Hunt 1st April – 17th April Eden will be putting your skills to the test on an amazing Eden Egg Hunt! […]

Half term is almost here but don’t panic!

5th April 2017    News

Schools almost out for another half term and for some parents, keeping the kids entertained is a huge task. To help you out, here is our top picks to the little ones occupied this half term! Snowtrax Winter may be well and truly over but at Snowtrax in Christchurch it’s winter every day! Treat the […]