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  • Henley Festuval 2018 illuminated neon tree art installations

    New to Henley Festival 2018

    It’s about a posh as a festival gets – first class music, food, fizz and black tie. Plus Reading’s top notch London Street Brasserie is popping up for the first time ever.

  • Dame Kelley Holmes looking strong and empowering wearing green workout t-shirt, black sports bra and black watch

    New health & fitness festival

    After a summer of booze, bands and bonkers kids, you're going to need a sanity-saver. I've got just the thing.

  • Whoop! We’re in the UK Blog Award Finals

    It’s been such a crazy year so far that I somehow forgot to tell you some really amazing news from *cough* last month. Oops! So it’s a massive and heartfelt thank you for those of you who suggested Muddy Stilettos as the UK’s Best Arts & Culture Blog before Christmas, because guess what? We’ve only […]

  • Hey Midge, nice ‘tache

    Music, mullets and more with the little Ultravox front man. "OOOHHH VIENNAAA!"

  • The Muddy Guide

      Newbury Artisan Market, Sun 28, 10am to 4pm Head over to Newbury town centre on Northbrook Street where the buzz words are fresh, handmade and local. This is a brilliant buzzing weekly market with some really interesting and unusual stalls including Weavers Wood Alpacas selling alpaca wool hats and scarves; Charlie’s Curious & Oddities […]

  • Phew! The Muddy Guide has landed

    The school holidays are nearly upon us (or for some, have already arrived). Oh dear, is that the sound of gentle weeping I hear? If you haven’t quite worked out how to get through six weeks (or more) of children around your ankles, in your hair, and up your bleedin’ nose, now is the time to take a […]

  • Get out there and get Muddy!

    Reading Race for Life 5k Pretty Muddy 2016, Prospect Park, Sat 16 July Apart from the brilliant *ahem* name, Race for Life Pretty Muddy is the awesome 5k muddy obstacle course where you can show cancer that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink. There is an entry fee to cover the cost […]

  • The Muddy Guide: What’s On Thurs 30 June – Weds 6 July

    But is it Art exhibition, The Queen Charlotte Pub, Windsor, Sun 3 Jul, 11.30am to 5.30pm You can buy original art at this amateur exhibition – such as Waiting by Genine Rainsbourough above – framed and unframed paintings, prints and cards, and the artists will be there to chat about their work. Entry is free and […]

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