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  • Wellington Country Park reopen

    Super Saturday starts here

    3 Jul 2020

    Lockdown lift off is go go go. Wanna know which Muddy fave pubs, restaurants, hair salons and family attractions are opening in Berkshire? Step this laydee.

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    Culture vulture: my July hit list

    Missing the theatre and live venues? OMG, me too. Until normal service resumes for the arts world (your guess is as good as mine), here’s my personal culture planner for July – podcasts, books, music and theatre. I’ll budge up on the sofa, come and join me.

  • Chinti & Parker Amore rainbow T short £48 frfom £120

    Wear the rainbow (and find gold)

    2 Jul 2020

    The weather’s been pants, but we’re giving Joseph and his technicolour dream coat a run for his money with the best rainbow brights. Prepare to be dazzled.

  • Fabulous Drinks Co Royal Berkshire Pink Gin

    Fabulous Drinks Co

    We love an artisan producer, and the Fabulous Drink Co’s passion for fresh, local ingredients in its gin and liqueurs make it a must have for your cocktail cabinet.

  • Freedom! 22 pubs with fab gardens

    1 Jul 2020

    Praise be, the pubs are opening – and just in time for summer weather! Here are the best pub gardens to enjoy a socially-distanced sip in across Berkshire. Cheers!

  • 9 cool drive-in cinemas in Berks and beyond

    30 Jun 2020

    With social distancing de rigeur the summer, the local arts industry has had to find new ways to keep cinema alive. Cue the drive-in cinema – we’ve cherry picked 10 of the best in Berks and further afield. Tell me about it, stud!

  • Giffords Circus recipe Eton mess

    Recipe inspiration, courtesy of Giffords Circus (yes, really!)

    Roll up, roll up! … Put some razzle-dazzle back into mealtime monotony with a double whammy of scrumptious, summery dishes from Giffords Circus’ new cookbook.

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    The 9 most stylish face masks

    Well, who could have predicted THIS as the must-have summer 2020 accessory? If you’ve gotta wear one, it may as well look chic, right?

  • Staying in saviour – what to stream this week

    29 Jun 2020

    If the sofa is your No.1 destination this week (rain, rain go away!) then you’ll be needing my guide to the best telly, theatre, film and online festivals.

  • Mirepoix Dine In At Home fine dining home dining experience

    7 of the best posh takeaways

    27 Jun 2020

    Gagging to sink your teeth into some chefy posh nosh? Don’t wait until lockdown lift off, your training starts now with Berkshire’s fanciest takeaways.

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