The amazing diversity ignite ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

Hey my lovelies ๐Ÿ‘‹

So Ellie turned 13 this year and as a super cool mumma you know I had the coolest present ever!- Diversity ignite tickets!!

Now what can be better than a diversity show?-A circus diversity show! It’s no secret we spent a lot of time with our circus family this summer, so what better than to spend some more before they leave!

For as long as I can remember Ellie has loved Diversity, the music, the dancing- the whole package! She was a toddler when they won Britain s got talent but she has loved them ever since. Every magazine they were in- we brought it! Every poster, picture, you name it- we have it! So this literally was the perfect present!

We also love Gandeys Circus! We spend every summer at Butlin’s (you made of heard๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‰) so in turn we see them every year, god knows how many times! We never get bored of seeing amazing people doing what they love and amazing us every single time! (I know I go on about them ALOT but i promise you, they aren’t paying me๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜‚)

So back to the show:-

We went to the beautiful Blaise Castle Estate in Bristol. Perfect distance for us and it fell on her birthday weekend. We arrived at this ‘ huge’, ‘beautiful’- did I mention it was big?- circus tent and it was sooo exciting!(yes even as a 33year old mumma)! The pictures will show you the pure excitement on Ellie & lexi’s faces๐Ÿ˜ฌ

We queued very excitedly for 3 hours(crazy I know but we wanted good seats) and believe me it was worth every second of the wait!

Inside we go, amazing front row seats-perks of waiting๐Ÿ˜œ perfect time to grab some of our friends for pics before the show!

The charming, hilarious, beautiful Andreea the Clown.

And no trip is ever complete without the handsome, charming Said Debbach!

The shows starting-๐Ÿ˜ณ OMG it’s Ashley Banjo! For a split second I completely forgot my very embarrassed daughter was sat next to me-(now frowning I might add)I may have wolf-whistled a tad too loudly๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธand she told me to “STOP MUM!” At which point I felt I had to kindly remind her of who was in charge here๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚

The greatest showman in every sense, Ashley directs this amazing, dance/circus extravaganza with pure ease. The magic tricks, the Mini- yes an actual car!-the “edge of your seat” straight jacket escapes! This show is literally spectacular from start to finish! Writing about it(ironically this is a blog๐Ÿ™„) doesn’t do it justice!

The show is everything you would expect from Diversity- insanely amazing!

The icing on the cake for us was, of course,seeing our Colombian friends, who have become more like family to us- The amazing Gerlings!!!! I’m not sure who was more excited if I’m honest๐Ÿค” Ellie loves the whole circus lifestyle, my favourite is definitely these guys and lexi? Well she doesn’t care for anyone or anything unless he’s called Jair๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ These 2 have built such an amazing bond since the beginning of summer which will last forever๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

We watched behind shielded eyes whilst our friends do their incredible double wheel of death. The gasps, the screams and the wolf whistling (not me this time๐Ÿ˜œ)the pure professionalism never fails to impress us and it certainly does show in this unbelievable dance/circus spectacular!

so on conclusion- do you?

Love diversityโœ…

Love the circusโœ…

Then you need to go see this mind blowing show!

Tickets are still availableโฌ‡๏ธ

London 25th-28th October

Bournemouth 2nd-4th November

Brighton 9th-11th November

Click hereโžก๏ธhttps://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Diversity-Ignite-tickets/artist/5268861

We loved every second of the show, Ellie had her perfect birthday and I got to spend precious time with my beautiful girls, what more could you ask for?

Oh yeah, I know! To do it all over again with all 5 beautiful children!๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’–

See you in Brighton……..๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

From one exhausted mumma,

Over&out!๐Ÿ˜˜

http://www.gandeyscircus.com/

http://www.diversitystreetdance.net/

Our amazing summer 2018!

Hey everyone,

This year we were greedy,we had 2 summer breaks @butlinsminehead(our 6th this year๐Ÿ™Š)and boy they didn’t disappoint!

Every year we go to Butlin’s (some of you may have heard ๐Ÿ˜‚) and I can’t say it enough-Butlins is amazing!We simply will not go anywhere else. The staff-the redcoats-the entertainers they are all just so lovely and makes our holiday what it is every year-Special!

Last year we came out of a 3 week summer holiday with a whole lot more than just memories, we came away with new friends and a whole new family! Last year we had the pleasure of meeting Toby, today tobes is a massive part of our family, he is also Freddie & lexi’s godfather! He made a massive impression on us all last year and continues to be our best friend! We love you Morris!๐Ÿ’™

Now back to this year. I must be honest though this years holiday contained mostly the circus- The amazing Gandeys circus! In our 2 holidays this summer we visited(you ready?) 11 times!! Yes you read it correctly๐Ÿ˜‚not that it bothered me these guys are amazing!

Every year my children make an impression on everyone and come away with new friends and new bonds and believe me this year was no different! Let me introduce the guys and girls;-

SAID- what can we say?- A gentleman albeit a mafia looking gentlemen ๐Ÿ˜œ but a gentleman nevertheless (he’s a teddy bear really ๐Ÿ’™) he is kind, caring and the boss! We love you said x

CHICO THE CLOWN- (don’t worry he’s not scary in the slightest ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป he is an amazing clown and very funny- hilarious in fact! My children loved every minute of fooling around with the crowd and getting wet!

CHICAS MORALES- The beautiful daughters of Chico, Gina & Jackie! What an act, from walking on giant balls(no pun intended๐Ÿ˜œ) whilst hula hooping on fire to jackies amazing and graceful silks show with her partner Brandon! Just awesome ๐Ÿ‘

THE JASTERS- what can I say? If you like the idea of throwing blades at your wife in front of 500 people or shooting arrows so close to her face that not only does she need to cross her fingers and hope for the best but she better pray to the lord that no one coughs or sneezes in the crowd, then this is definitely for you! They were fantastic!(definitely one for the husbands haha)

THE WONDERFUL RINGMASTER- The showman, the great phillius T Barnum. An awesome young man who has a flare for show business m! Sadly he was only a part for this summer but boy what a part he was, we d like to wish him all the luck in the world for his next steps in life! “We take our hat off to you sir!”

Now that only leaves me with these amazing guys- The gerlings/Colombians! OMG where do I start?! They are the best act we ve everrrrrrrr seen! We now refer to them as our friends because most of our holiday was spent with them lol

JAIR๐Ÿ’™NAVAS๐Ÿ’™DANIEL๐Ÿ’™JORGE- amazing guys in their acts and also as people! They were so welcoming to my children (and myself ) my kids became seriously attached to every one of them! They taught my boys how to talk to ladies in spanish๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ™Š they ate lunch with us, played outside the circus tent with the children after shows. Lexi fell in love with JAIR๐Ÿ’™ who now firmly holds the title of lexi s ‘bestest special in the world’ (she still loves you tobes) and she loves her”mama ceta rica” haha we will miss these guys the most because they took us into their hearts and we took them firmly into ours! We love you guys so much๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

Every year we seem to come away with’ not your usual’ memories of a family holiday but more than that we bring home friends, who we will stay in contact with, who we will miss dearly, who we ve come to love……………..๐Ÿ™

Thank you to all of you who made our summer just perfect ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป some of you we ll see at Christmas, some of you it’s unknown for now but believe we will meet again๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™

All our love guys and girls,

The brooker/Hughes family

Adios amigos ๐Ÿ˜ข

http://www.gandeyscircus.com/

https://m.butlins.com/h5/index