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  • Lapland UK Wishing Store Lexicon Bracknell Wish the fairy reads a story

    Dear Father Christmas…

    Your kids need to get their letters in to the Big FC, if he's going to meet his deadline. Muddy heads to the new Lapland UK Wishing Store – a new immersive storytelling experience at The Lexicon Bracknell to get our requests in pronto.

  • Gift guide: for her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho.

  • The Bear Norden Farm Maidenhead Pins and Needles Production bear puppet saying goodbye to Tilly

    Review: The Bear at Norden Farm

    A polar bear puppet delivers the spirit of Christmas while pooing and weeing all over Tilly's house. Alternative, yes, but The Bear, is pure magic.

  • Literati and Light candle inspired by Chronicles of Narnia

    Five of the best scented candles

    Light up your life, well, your living room at least. Here’s five of the best scented candles in Berkshire. Perfect for gifts and, er, selfish spoiling. It is Christmas.

  • Gift Guide: For nippers

    Treat the little people! 26 brilliant pressies to wrap under the tree for kids this Christmas.

  • Gift Guide: Tweens & Teens

    Those pesky tweens and teens are a nightmare to buy for - but we think we've nailed it for you! 25 gifts that might even get you more than a grunt of thanks on Christmas Day.

  • Sweet Maries hair accessories advent

    Quirky Christmas countdown

    The Christmas countdown is on. But who needs chocolate, when you can have a daily dose of fabulous from hair accessories, luxe stationary and gin. We've got it all.

  • Hinds head royal lounge coktail leather armchair

    A cocktail, garçon

    Sometimes we want a bar with a bit more pizzazz than a country pub, right? Make mine an Porn Star martini, and work your way through Muddy's 12 bars of Christmas.

  • Woman wearing multi coloured stripy socks lacing up ice skates

    Get yer skates on!

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • The Watermill Theatre christmas show The prince and The Pauper – prince edward tied up by two sisters

    Review: The Prince & The Pauper

    Like the Duke of York , our Prince & the Pauper hero is locked out of the palace. But will he return to his gilded life? Let's see shall we.

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

  • beauty advent-john-lewis

    5 belting beauty advent calendars

    Counting the days until Christmas? We can help with that. Voila, five of the best luxe beauty advent calendars available to buy right now.

  • Experience the magic of Christmas cobham surrey one female elf pulls another elf n a cart

    Visit Santa’s workshop…

    The big man's upped sticks and moved to Surrey (better climate) – and you can meet the FC and his elves as they prepare for Xmas in a fab immersive Crimbo experience.

  • Christmas wreath

    19 cracking Xmas wreath workshops

    Deck your door with boughs of holly! These local festive craft classes are hugely popular so, quick, book now!

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