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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…

  • Basement Jaxx stood against floral wallpaper wall

    This weekend

    Fri 18 – Sun 20 Oct: Berkshire's answer to an Ibiza closing party – Basement Jaxx will be DJing at the Qipco British Champions after party, don't miss the Smart Works Sustainable Fashion Sale in Reading and Windsor's boozy beer run.

  • Comedian miranda-hart-at-cliveden Afternoon tea berkshire

    This week

    Mon 14 - Sun 20 Oct: For culture head to Reading for immersive Rolling Stone gig, for laughs see Lenny Henry in Maidenhead, for celebs Miranda Hart's at Cliveden, or for shopping there's Smart Works Reading's Sustainable Fashion Sale.

  • The Last Crumb Bar sun burst on floor

    Superflashy newsflash

    Your resident Muddy sleuth here with all the groovy local goss, from a new hip hangout and Miss World to Heads in Lycra and a cocktail masterclasses. Intrigued? You should be.

  • Fire Garden mArket Place Newbury balls of fire

    This weekend

    This week (11-13 October 2019) Looking for spooktacular fun? Windsor Ghost Tours will be poking around old royal haunts, don't miss the Fire Garden in Newbury and Alan Ayckbourne's Ten Times Table in Windsor.

  • This week

    This week Mon 7-13 Oct Broadway smash hit Amelie comes to Reading, Griff Rhys Jones performs his new stand up show in Maidenhead and The Fire Garden looks flaming awesome in Newbury.

  • This month

    October 2019: Join 500,000 screaming fans at The Rolling Stone's historic Havana gig in a unique, immersive, cinematic concert; Take tea with Miranda Hart at Cliveden and Amelie the musical comes to Reading.

  • Frieze Art Fair London 2019 sculpture of cartoon like characters and graffIti urban art canvas on wall

    This weekend

    MUDDY’S PICK OF THE WEEKEND COMEDY: Ellie Taylor – Don’t Got This, The Concert Hall Reading, Fri 4 Oct Fresh from recording her debut Netflix stand-up special, the star of The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and QI is back with a brand-new show. Join Ellie as she bangs on about life, love and what will happen […]

  • Surfer Dan Lake Michigan man surfboard ice and snow

    This week

    Mon 30 Sept - Sun 6 Oct: Muddy Book Club Live is back, baby! Plus loads more events at Henley Lit Fest, the Ocean Film Festival is on in Reading and comedians Ellie Taylor and Jon Culshaw bring the belly laughs to Berkshire.

  • Cliveden Literary Festival 2019 line up Brian Coox Bret Eastoon Ellis Emily Maitlis Helen Fielding and Kate Mosse

    This weekend

    See September out in a social whirl with Cliveden Literary Festival, cool culture at Reading Thames Festival and Acid Brass, the brain-child of Turner prize winning artist artist Jeremy Deller.

  • Cirque Bijou Reading Thames Festival illuminated woman in dress on high wire

    This week

    Rain won't stop play, this week literary lovies and bookish babes will kick off the Cliveden Literary Festival, do not miss the Reading Thames Festival and The Tiger Comes To Tea in Reading.

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