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  • Nasser Azam Queen in NHS face mask

    Grab yourself a mini masterpiece from £50

    Virtual paddle at the ready. Here's your chance to buy small pieces of art by big names. Art On A Postcard 2020's gone online. Here's the artists to watch.

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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.

  • 9 cool drive-in cinemas in Berks and beyond

    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!

  • Jude Law and Gwenyth Paltro in The Talented Mr Riplet on sun loungers on the beach

    We’re all going on a big-screen holiday

    Choose your destination, fasten your seats and get ready for take off. Here's 30 films, set in exotic locations that are almost as good travelling abroad

  • The best ‘holiday’ reads for lockdown

    Okay, 'holiday' might be stretching it - but these books are certainly providing us with welcome escapism during lockdown! Here are the latest releases the Muddy editors are reading in the back garden with a cocktail.

  • Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey Becoming documentary Netflix

    18 must-watch documentaries

    While we're all about TV escapism right now, but the truth can be more entertaining than fiction. Reclaim the remote and take your pick from our edit of the best Netflix documentaries.

  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall two couples in a bed

    20 rom-com classics blokes will love!

    Looking for a date night movie? Suggesting a rom com to a man is like offering garlic bread to a vampire. But we've found 20 will-watch films to cosy up to.

  • The Roasting Tin Around the World by Rukmini Iyer

    Ready, set, cook! 8 new cookbooks for spring

    Looking to up your cooking creds whilst in quarantine? Then you'll be needing our curated guide to the most useful and inspiring cookbooks for spring. Yes, chef!

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off 920 x525

    24 throwback films to watch with your kids

    Stage an intervention! Sick of hearing your kids' shows on repeat? Free the remote from their clutches and settle in for a fabulously retro family film night.

  • Ricky Gervais afterlife cast picture

    Binge watch THIS show now

    Clear your diaries! Season two of Ricky Gervais' brilliant After Life has landed and you're going to want to binge it.

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