Further Afield

  • A guide to grown up fun

    Time out, I hear you cry. Whether you have kids or not, grab your coat cos it’s time to kick up your heels, order a cocktail and have as much as you possibly can with your clothes ON!   Improbable Fiction, Mill at Sonning, until Sat 6 May Writers block? It’s a curse I tell you, but rarely do […]

  • What’s on nationally this weekend

    Feel like exploring somewhere new? Muddy tenticles cover the South of England and who better to know the cool stuff that’s hard to unearth than our brilliant regional Muddy editors (all national journalists in their own right) who are constantly scouring their counties for the best arts and cultural highlights? Whether you’re day tripping or […]

  • 12 kick ass things to do this week

    In the spirit of International Women’s Day, the Muddy Guide’s a celebration of strong women, kick ass characters and having a good time. As Katherine Hepburn once said: ‘If you obey ALL the rules, you miss all the fun’. And we’re all about having fun…enjoy   Ladybird Book Exhibition, Reading University, Sat 11 Mar – Sun 2 Jul […]

  • 9 awesome things to do this weekend – 2-8 Mar

    As we hurtle towards the weekend I’m feeling the need for fun, fresh air and an ice cold gin and tonic (or three). Who’s with me? Seth Lakeman, The Hexagon Reading, Sat 4 Mar The West Countrys certainly produced a few musical hotties. Chris Martin for starters, Ben Howard and Seth Lakeman (pictured) – the poster boy […]

  • 10 top things to do this week (23 Feb– 1 Mar)

    Goodbye winter, hello spring. Get through the week and we will be rewarded with longer days, balmier temperatures (*ahem* a little create license here please). So here’s your Muddy fun factory. Pop your rosé into chill and go al fresco. PS you’re definitely going to need a coat. First Hippo To The Moon, South Hill Park Bracknell, Sun 26 […]

  • How to do London Fashion Week (if you’re not Anna Wintour)

    London Fashion Week used to be a case of ‘if your name’s not down, you’re not coming in’ but these days the biannual round of fashion shows are a much more democratic affair. While you’re still unlikely to find yourself snuggled up front row next to the editor of French Vogue (wearing sunglasses indoors and a ‘whatever’ expression […]

  • 9 fun things to do or book this week (1-8 Feb)

    Phew! January’s done and now we can really get our 2017 mojo. Whether you fancy a night of cocktails and clubbing, circus stunts or Shakespeare, we’ve got it all going on in Berks and beyond… Bolshoi Encore Swan Lake, Corn Exchange Newbury, Sun 5 Feb Toes pointed, arms extended and plié… Who am a kidding? Assume the coach potato slump, […]

  • Sir Elton’s jaw-dropping photos

      Some things are just so beautiful they need to be shared. Debbie, our fab Muddy Sussex ed, went along to Elton’s John’s photographic exhibition The Radical Eye at the Tate Modern. It’s a stunner. Put it on your to-do list when you’re next in London town. Sir Elton John is not known for his understated taste. […]

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