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I'm Rachel, editor of Muddy Berkshire, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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FEBRUARY 2018

  • Crown at Bray burger Heston Blumenthal gastropub Berkshire

    All hail The Crown

    Hallelujah! A pub menu full of classics done with a wow. Muddy gets stuck in at Heston Blumenthal’s award-winning Crown at Bray.

    • Bar 56 Wokingham wine bar open plan bar space

      56 reasons to hang here

      … and they all start with wine, 56 glorious bottles of them. Plus a tasty food menu to keep you upright. Top up, we're going in.

    • Bye bye Dry January

      No more saintly abstinence. It's cocktail hour and Hind's Head Bar Manager, Ryan Law, is calling the shots.

    • Salmon tartare with parmesan crisps at The White Oak Coolham

      A Cookham classic

      This foodie Cookham classic has a clutch of Michelin gongs, it's safe to say you'll luuurve The White Oak

    • The Royal Oak Yattendon in West Berkshire's resident spaniel Percy takes up his post by one of the 3 roaring fires

      Winter warming pub walks

      Brrrr it is cold outside! Fancy some fresh air and a winter warming pub lunch? Here are a few faves.

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  • M&S SS18 lilac shirt, checked trench coat and black smart leggings

    Bored of your wardrobe?

    Lost your fashion mojo or need a reboot? A personal styling sesh could save time and buyers’ remorse. Muddy tries the new M&S Fit & Style Studio, Westfield.

    • Let’s get physical!

      Don't worry we haven't recreated THAT Olivia Newton John video. But we have tested the best sportswear.

    • Two-hour trolley dash

      A Xmas trolley dash. Here's what I'm buying for my loved ones. Er, don't tell them, will you?

    • Rachel Jane editor Muddy Stilettos Berkshire before and after Murad Bespoke Facial Luminis Beauty Sunninghill

      Look no wrinkles

      Heard of Murad? Celebs love it and now Luminis Beauty is bringing its youthful facials to Berks.

    • Beautiful long lashes from extensions by The Art of Beauty by Jade

      On the lash!

      Pump up the volume! I've had my lashes extended, so no need for mascara – and I love them.

  • Supercool Nike video

    A high celeb call including Eden Hazard, Harry Kane and Mo Farah, plus cultural cool cats Skepta, Dave and J Hus take this frenetic ad to dizzying fun levels. Watch it!

    • Imagine Children's Festival Southbank London Dynamic

      Keep the kids sweet

      Half Term is here! Save your sanity and keep the kids entertained with the best theatre and coolest days out.

    • Anatomy Of A Scandal book by Sarah Vaughn

      The best January reads

      Hiding under the duvet or plonked on the sofa? We hear you. Here's what to read while you hibernate.

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    Wanna work for Muddy?

    Muddy Berkshire is looking for a brilliant intern & self-confessed culture vulture. Is it you, or someone you know?

  • Kids
    • Eagle House School Prep School Berkshire Victorian Hunting lodge style mansion

      Eagle House School, Crowthorne

      Looking for a non-selective co-ed day and boarding school (3-13 yrs) on the Berks/Surrey border with a strong all-rounder reputation? Well, whaddya know!

    • mini professor in white lab coat and science kit

      9 Half Term courses for kids

      Half Term already? (Breathes slowly into a paper bag) Book 'em up, and boot 'em out – here are 9 fab courses.

  • Crazy blonde Jan Ravens tearing it up on stage

    A Dead Ringer for difficult

    If you’re strong, successful and assertive… Watch out! Jan Ravens is about. The Dead Ringers star talks to Muddy ahead of her Difficult Woman UK tour

    • black and white image of author and owner of Cliveden House Hotel Natalie Livingstone

      Hanging with Natalie

      Author and brains behind the Cliveden Literary Festival, Natalie Livingstone reveals her fave hangouts

    • A bug’s life

      Trying to teach your kids good habits? Author Tina Stubbs can help with her books Life's Little Bugs

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