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  • Affordable art Fair PRINTS

    Adults only! 20 things to do this week

    It's a celeb-packed week of culture! Grayson Perry, David Hockney, Emerald Fennell... Check out these 20 things to do in Berkshire and beyond this week.

  • Kaboom! 13 fab fireworks displays

    Light 'em up, baby! See in bonfire night in style with our pick of the best family-friendly fireworks displays in Berkshire.

  • Tissues at the ready – Adele’s brand new single lands today

    Feeling emotionally stable? Not for long! The queen of breakup songs has released her first single in five years and it's a good'un. Watch the video here.

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    13 lovely Autumn pub walks in Berks

    Sunny, crisp days and 50 shades of autumn palette. It's the best time for a seasonal stroll before collapsing in front of a cosy fire with wine. Here's Muddy's fave pub walks.

  • Coming in hot! The latest news and local goss

    Movers, groovers and gossipers, listen up! From new gastropubs to a groovy street food market, here are all the new and exciting ventures in Berkshire this week.

  • Where are the Best Places to Live 2022?

    Our obsession with upping sticks and moving shows no sign of abating. Lucky then that for our new intake of Best Places to Live we've partnered with Strutt & Parker estate agents!

  • Flock and awe: 5 of the best villages

    Fancy knowing everyone in a one-mile radius? On a first-name basis? Then village life is for you. We've found five of the best Berkshire villages to start your search.

  • 4 simple, stylish ways to revamp your home

    'Tis the season to make your house beautiful - so kickstart your dream project with our tips on what's trending right now, PLUS £500 to spend at the brilliant Brewers Decorator Centres

  • Nina Conti

    What’s on in Berkshire this October? We know!

    It's all treat and no trick in Berkshire this month, thanks to a bumper harvest of things to do. From knockout exhibits to rib-tickling theatre, Muddy knows what's good.

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    Thinking of buying an electric car? Read this

    Fuel crisis giving you nightmares? If you're sick of playing chicken with your petrol gauge and now plan to go electric, here's everything you need to know before you take the plunge.

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    Psst! Check out the cool newness in Berks

    Extra, extra! We've got gossip on celebs spotted in Berkshire (cooey David Tennant), Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant in Reading and all the awards news.

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    Will the local love last? The word on the street

    What does designer Wayne Hemingway, artist David Hockney, a gin palace and a Woolly Mammoth have in common? They're all luring us into one Berkshire town.

  • 65 paw-fect dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? You betcha! Here are 65 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly, from stunning stately homes to rural cottage staycations.

  • Your health questions answered!

    Don’t understand why the weight won’t shift? Have a back that’s reminiscent of Quasimodo? Muddy puts your questions to Healthily’s chief medical officer, Professor Maureen Baker

  • Can Haringtons tame the Muddy mane?

    Fly-away hair with lots of grey? Not just me then... The challenge for award-winning hairdresser and colourist Barry was to create a style that will still look good a week later

  • 47 adult courses to book this summer

    Fancy learning a new skill? From mastering mixology to crafting jewellery to keeping bees, Muddy has the lowdown of all the best and brightest adult courses to book this summer.

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • Wealth – how to get it, grow it, and keep it in the family

    From university fees to care homes and to buying property, families are stepping in like never before to beat the tax man and help their relatives. Here's what you need to know to join them.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • 5 ways you can master your finances

    It’s February and you’re still skint. In this most miserable of months cheer yourself up by plotting your ultimate financial comeback. It's easier than you think!

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Fancy a Weekend Escape?

    Well, you're in the right place! Check out brand new, brilliant guide to help you find the perfect break - from a relaxed family hotel to countryside self-catering, easy day trip or a special occasion space. Now go forth and staycay!

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

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