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  • Book ’em and boot ’em out!

    Deep breath, stock up on wine and gin, we’re facing the Easter break head on. Rather than an exhaustive calendar of stuff to do, plus lots of scrolling through this and that, we’re scaling it back and really curating hard so that you can clearly see the very best in courses, days out locally, day trips away, […]

  • Review: First Hippo To The Moon

    With David Walliams’s beautifully bonkers First Hippo To The Moon bursting into three Berkshire theatres over the next couple of months, I thought you might like to get the Muddy lowdown from Sussex editor Debbie, who was lucky enough to have the fancy pants Eastbourne premiere on her patch. Like a good poo joke? Bet you know […]

  • Your essential half-term Muddy (survival) Guide

    Half term is looming large, so in the interest of keeping our sanity, here’s my bumper Muddy guide to the coolest activities, day trips and top notch theatre to keep your kids entertained and save you from tearing your hair out. We can do this without the need of group therapy… but wine is essential! It’s always essential. For […]

  • Muddy Eats: Perfect pizzas at the Henry VI in Eton

    Sharing your name with England’s youngest ever king (who, by the way, also founded Eton College) puts a ton of royal expectation on a pub. One doesn’t want to let the side down – or ‘orf with their heads’.  The Henry VI is back after a full refurb, creating a warm, unpretentious, family-centric experience – and I […]

  • Get your skates on!

    Pop-up ice rinks are back for the winter and whether you’re Olympic standard or a ‘cling on’ like me, they’re great for a family day out, or a fun slippy-slidey Christmas party, and there are several in Berks and beyond. Check out my round-up of all the best ones and I’ll see you in A&E, I mean, on […]

  • Bumper half term Muddy Guide

    What’s that coming over the hill? Is it a monster? Is it a monster?! No, it’s October Half Term! Ok people, it’s nearly upon us, so time to hide the X-Box controls, pack some snacks and head for the hills (or the museum, or the theatre, or the trampoline park… you get the gist). I’ll continue to […]

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