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  • Seven Michelin starred chefs who worked at the Vineyard Hotel Stockcross Berkshire return for 20th anniversary Back To the Vine

    Dine with 7 mighty Michelin stars

    Crack open the bubbly, it's The Vineyard's 20th birthday and the Top Gun of chefs will be cooking again for 1 night only. And you're invited…

  • Book this foodie pop up!

    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.

  • The Blackbird Banger 19th century red brick country pub rural west berkshrie

    Caw blimey! The Blackbird

    Tom Aiken's former head chef has opened his own place in a Berkshire country pub. Expect the unexpected (and a fab 80s tune) at Dominic Robinson's Blackbird in Bagnor.

  • leopard print clutch with wild slogan in pink embroidery and pink tassel Gift Pop

    Bags of sunshine

    Get your hands on a piece of tropical paradise. This GiftPop clutch has got payday treat written all over it.

  • M&S SS18 lilac shirt, checked trench coat and black smart leggings

    Bored of your wardrobe?

    Lost your fashion mojo? A styling sesh could save time and buyer's remorse. Muddy tries the new M&S Fit & Style Studio, Westfield.

  • Heston’s posh pub

    Elegantly eccentric – Heston's Michelin star Hind's Head is THE place to hang.

  • aerial view of Horris Hill Prep School – a collection of large red brick houses set in 85 acres of wooded heathland

    Horris Hill Prep, Newbury

    Muddy says: A small, high-achieving rural prep with a family-oriented vibe and an emphasis on 'joining in'.

  • Picking the perfect Xmas tree

    It's Christmaaaaaas! Bringing a fir into the house feels totally casual. NOT! Here's 6 top tips from the pros at Yattendon Estates so you'll be rocking around the Xmas tree, not in a corner.

  • Fun for all Human Beans

    Muddy Review: The first 2017 Xmas show reviewed – The Borrowers at The Watermill Theatre is utterly captivating whether you're big or small.

  • Sunningdale School, Ascot

    Muddy says: Small and perfectly formed, Sunningdale is a superb family-run prep that is proudly non-selective.

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