Soft play hire, News & ‘oh wait, oh no its a Gruffalo’!

Our soft play packages are proving a big hit for little crawlers, toddlers and jumping pre-schoolers. We've had some very recent and exciting new deliveries including a new hand painted mat and new animals including an actual unicorn! Who doesn't love a unicorn! We're also looking forward to taking delivery of some new additions to our woodland theme packages we… Read more →

Spring into Party Season 2017

Spring is nearly upon us for 2017 and who doesn't love that change in season when the kids play out for longer! At Shuffles HQ already our diary is filling for slots well into 2018! We've had a massive spring clean of business activities and so 2017 is set to be an exciting year. Its the start of the season… Read more →

Top Children’s Birthday Party Ideas for 2016

2016 is shaping up to be an eventful year with sporting dates and exciting cinema releases. Here are our top children's party themed suggestions throughout the year. March sees the release of Batman v's Superman. The Superhero themed party never gets old. There are a host of licenced balloons available for decorations, party guests can dress up as their favorite characters and… Read more →

Fun Fit Kids After School Clubs

This March we are feeling generous and have just posted an online competition on our facebook page for someone to win a free 1hr FunFit session with Mr Shuffles! The competition winner will be drawn on the 21st March. Give your teachers a break from their regular PE session and let Jason take over. [caption id="attachment_700" align="alignnone" width="300"] Leeds School… Read more →

FREE Birthday Party Printable Invitations

Finally, after quite a few years of threatening to do this, we now have some free printable invitations available to customers who have booked a Shuffles Birthday Party or indeed an inflatable hire for their own event. We want to make our parties excellent value for money, make it even less stressful to organise and this is just one of the… Read more →

BIHA Top Tips for booking a Bouncy castle hire

It can be a daunting task to hire an inflatable / bouncy castle for your children's party and once you've set a date you may have picked out a few companies to ring.  The first question you may want to ask is; How much? Before we can ever reply to this there are usually a whole host of questions to ask of your… Read more →

Jelly & Ice Cream Birthday Parties at home

I have a very nostalgic memory of my childhood parties with Aunties and Uncles, Cousins and a few friends. Don't forget the jelly and ice cream! We played games like pass the parcel, farmers in the den and pin the tail on the donkey. Happy days, before parents realised that coke-a-cola was probably not a good idea to dish out to excited… Read more →

We love a bit of Variety!

Over the years we've met some fabulous people as a result of entertaining all over Yorkshire delivering children's parties. One such chance meeting was at a children's party in Brighouse where at the end of the party a lady introduced herself to Mr Shuffles as one of the main organisers for the Variety the Children's Charity in Yorkshire. A discussion… Read more →

Minecraft Gladiator Party Extravaganza

When your parents are in the business of children's entertainment there is a small pressure every year to come up with something that will trump the previous year's parties. We have 3 boys who have high expectations every year. Although they do have a lot of input into the party there is a certain amount of steering in the right direction, for example when the… Read more →

Children’s Entertainer? What’s your real job?

This is a question that Mr Shuffles is asked A LOT!  (along with, How do you remember all the children's names??...We'll save that for another blog). Many people assume that its just a weekend job as many children's entertainers combine both. Indeed some bouncy castle companies are trades people with an extra job. Not for Jason, this is very much… Read more →