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  • Oxford Blue Old Windsor parpadelle truffle and mushroom

    Fine dining that won’t blow the budget

    23 Jan 2020

    Berkshire’s foodies status is undeniable – 12 Michelin stars don’t lie – but eating in restaurants this fancy can put a crater in your bank balance. Not any more. We’ve found 11 purse-friendly fine dining options.

  • Blonde woman wears Essentiel Antwerp blue and black polka dot wrap dress and white cowboy boota

    Dotty about polka dots!

    We’re going dotty over the return of an old favourite print – welcome back, polka dot!

  • Welford Park snowdrops woodland tress

    Snowdrops everywhere!

    The carpets of white are coming! Here are the loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Berkshire and beyond over the next few weeks.

  • Burns Night Haggis neeps and tatties

    Burns Night blow-out

    21 Jan 2020

    Prepare for your January health kick halo to slip. Make way for an abundance of plaid, pipers, and potatoes. Here are six of the best Burns Night blow-outs.

  • Woman doing yoga with her pug dog

    Three bonkers wellbeing trends

    20 Jan 2020

    Will you be, um, honouring your vagina this year?

  • London Art fair image of woman in pink floral dress and tulle headress

    This weekend

    24-26 Jan: The end of Jan countdown starts now. See the Circus of Horrors in Reading, the Bolshoi perform Giselle live from Moscow, and the spectacular Lightopia Festival at London’s Kew Gardens.

  • SwanLake Russian State Ballet Ophelia with her swans

    This week

    20-26 Jan: Temperatures are dropping and the social events are hotting up. The Russian State Ballet perform in Reading; Elvis has entered in the building in Winidsor and there’s candlemakiing workshop in Yattendon.

  • Superflashy newsflash

    17 Jan 2020

    Your resident nosey parker reporting for duty, with the latest, hottest goings on across the ‘shire. Reeeeeeead all about it!!

  • Singer liam_gallagher on stage at_Reading_Festival

    Top 20 things to book in 2020

    16 Jan 2020

    Crack out your calendar, folks (and maybe your credit card). Here are the hottest tickets for Berkshire in 2020 – see you there!

  • This Girl Can 2020 campaign woman kiicking football to score

    This Girl Can!

    Juggling motherhood, jiggly bits and the barriers to exercising, This Girl Can is back with its brand new campaign and we love it!

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