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  • Queen Elizabeth I crown fur teimmed white coat pearls with eyes closed Christ Levine Artist

    Art’s rising rock stars

    Blank walls but your budget doesn't stretch to an Emin or Hirst? Here's 12 cool, collectable artists who won't require you to sell a loved one. Plus FREE tickets for Muddy readers.

  • Artist Rob Ritchie oil painting of lemon on a wooden box

    Bag your own masterpiece

    Looking for a bargain to brighten up a blank wall, or a masterpiece to make a statement? Here's Muddy's pick of the affordable art at Newbury's Contemporary Art Fair.

  • metal birds on a branch robin art Banksy of birds

    Watch the birdie!

    Watch the birdie! We adore these brand new garden artworks from Metalbird. Read on for a Muddy exclusive.

  • Heading to Edinburgh Fringe?

    Don't become brochure blind at Edinburgh Fringe. Here are the show's that have made Muddy must-see list in 2018.

  • London’s hottest exhibitions

    You can’t beat London’s museums for a culture fix. So channel your inner Brian Sewell and check out these must-see Spring exhibitions – featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie’s Terminator suit.

  • The Muddy Guide top 10

    Sun’s out and there’s loads of funky stuff on. So grab your lightweight coat (it can feel a bit chilly) and let’s go have some fun. Reading Contemporary Art Fair, Rivermead Leisure Centre, Sat 22 – Sun 23 April You don’t need to be an art expert to be an art lover, so a fair’s a great place to […]

  • 6 awesome things to do this week

    It’s not all about bunnies, chocolate and egg hunts… there’s loads of weird, wacky and wonderful things to do. So book ’em up peeps, and enjoy a fortnight of four-day weeks. Wow Circus, Prospect Park Reading, until Mon 17 April Judging by the amount of chocolate I’ve already consumed, I’m starting to looking like Nellie The […]

  • The Muddy Guide’s flirty dozen

    Now that I’ve had a few days to acclimatise, I am loving the lighter evenings. Spring has sprung, I’m raring to go. So let’s hop to it and bounce into the weekend. Boiiiing… Boiiiing… The Thing That Came From Over There, New Greenham Arts Newbury, Fri 31 March Inspired by the Horror movies of the […]

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