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Stilettos on but nowhere to go? Ah, I can help with that! Muddy Stilettos is your go-to regional guide for the cool, quirky, new and unmissable happening in your ‘hood. Check out our Weekend, Weekly and Monthly What’s On guides to find out the insider info on everything from pop-ups, pubs and theatre to kids events, live music, new openings and shopping in Berkshire. Out you go and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

  • Wellington Country Fair and Horse Trials Pimms Buss

    A very British affair

    Race you to the Pimms bus… bagsy the backseat. Wellington Country Fair & Horse Trials is putting on a very British affair, day trippers, with local food, furry friends and free range kids. Get the lowdown and a delicious Muddy discount.

  • Wellington Country Fair and Horse Trials cross country going over the fence into water

    This weekend

    Hello Bank Holiday weekend! If you're not heading to Reading Festival or The Big Feastival, hit the Pimms Bus at Wellington Country Fair & Horse Trials and Rita Ora at Windsor Racecourse.

  • Christian Dior label Basildon Park En Vogue exhibition

    This week

    Fun incoming! Reading Festival will be ready to rock this weekend; Basildon Park's new En Vogue exhibition opens; Rita Ora performs at Windsor Racecourse and we're galloping towards Wellington Country Fair and Horse Trials.

  • Reading Museum Silchester Gallery glass displays deer head stair case

    10 free things to do this summer

    It may be looking distinctly changeable outside and the summer funds might be running low but there is still plenty to squeeze out of summer in Berkshire and further afield.

  • Huge T Rex animatronic dinosaur outside M&S and H&M The Lexicon Bracknell

    Dinosaurs – always a winner!

    Shopping with kids is a Jurassic pain in the bum. But we discovered that A 8m high T Rex and a hunt for her pre-historic pals was a roarsome hit for us all.

  • Madness black and white ska band leaning back into each other

    This Weekend

    What's on this weekend? Madness will be storming the stage at Newbury Racecourse; Dragon Boat racing in Reading and the iconic theatre production The 39 Steps at the Theatre Royal Windsor.

  • Gngsta Granny David Walliams Outdoor theatre

    This week

    Plenty of fun flirting with your free time… Gangsta Granny performed in the Cliveden gardens, Madness will be rocking Newbury Racecourse, a mum's day retreat and The 39 Steps opens at the Theatre Royal Windsor.

  • Pheobe Waller Bridge Fleabag actress black and white image head in hands messy hair

    Superflashy newsflash

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Your favourite digital town crier has all the goss. Clickety-click through for the lowdown on what's happening in the Berkshire 'hood.

  • This weekend

    Looking for fun? From flossing elephants at Wellington Country Park to Orchestral Ibizan classics in Windsor, you'll find it in this weekend's Muddy Guide.

  • Ibiza orchestra and Ministry of Sound stage with blue and green lighting and dancing crowd

    This week

    Get your social groove… Jessie J headlines at Ascot Racecourse, party like a pin up at Retro Festival Newbury and stage production of The King's Speech opens in Windsor.

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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