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  • Elizabeth Flower Design

    26 Mar 2019

    Muddy says: Elizabeth Flower Design, based in Aston Tirrold, creates stunning romantic bespoke bouquets for events and runs floral workshops in The Flower Shed. Very, very beautiful.

  • Fish4Lunch @ Osney Food Shed

    Muddy says: Unique and exciting, we love Fish4Lunch – quality, fresh fish dishes from the market’s newest catch at super reasonable prices, served above Oxford Fish Market in Osney Mead.

  • Stretch and Tents

    Muddy says: Goodbye boring marquees! Stretch and Tents offer beautiful, versatile and quick assembly event spaces for for weddings, festivals and events.

  • This week

    25 Mar 2019

    Mon 25 – Sun 31 March 2019: Lobsters at the opera (yes, really), music from Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Dirty Dancing, The Rocky Horror Show, wedding fever and punting season has begun.

  • This weekend

    Fri 29 – Sun 31 March: Get the goss from Strictly’s bad boy Seann Walsh, Oxford’s first Free From Festival (don’t worry there’s still ice cream!) and lambing at the charming Earth Trust.

  • The Sneaky Supper Club

    21 Mar 2019

    Muddy says: We’re big fans of the Sneaky Supper Club in Oxford – run by two Leith’s School of Food and Wine alumni, and popping up in cool city locations. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for details of their latest soiree.

  • Pssst! Have you heard about this?

    20 Mar 2019

    Muddy’s superflashy newsflash has all the local gossip that counts. You’ll never believe what we’ve heard this week…

  • The best bluebell walks

    Blooming ‘eck! Bluebells are about to start popping up in their thousands across Bucks and Oxon. Here’s where to find the best of them, plus our pick of nearby pubs for a cheeky pitstop.

  • C’est magnifique!

    My french may be lousy, but The Swan restaurant in Tetsworth is brimming with gallic flair. Read my review and book in – it really is that good.

  • Win a £150 meal for two at the Nags Head

    Bag yourself a three-course lunch or dinner at the Nags Head in Great Missenden, Bucks – a 15th century pub serving award-winning food.

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