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  • Pass the popcorn…

    21 May 2019

    …top up the Pimm’s and pitch up for a pop-up film night. And now please follow the usher this way for over 100 screenings across Bucks, Oxon and beyond!

  • Muddy gets clean!

    Obviously Muddy is a paragon of clean living (*cough*) so we were at the front of the queue to try out a new one-day wellbeing workshop on this subject. Hey, why are you laughing?

  • St Clare’s, Oxford

    Muddy says: A collegiate-style day and boarding school for 15-19 year olds in central Oxford, with a huge international intake (40 nationalities!), a sole focus on International Baccalaureate and strong results.

  • May half term sorted!

    20 May 2019

    But Easter was only yesterday I hear you cry! Don’t worry, Muddy has you covered with the best family-friendly things to do over May half term in Oxon, Bucks and beyond.

  • Muddy eats: Monkey Island Brasserie, Bray

    A new hotel brasserie in foodie Bray with an ex-Simpson’s on the Strand head chef in the kitchen. We felt it our duty to nail three courses – *ahem* actually make that five – and report back.

  • This weekend

    Fri 24 – Sun 26 May: Elasticated pants at the ready for Blenheim Palace’s food festival, the hilarious Julian Clary, Colourscape at Waddesdon and, erm, Gladiators.

  • This week

    Mon 20 – Sun 26 May: Red, red wine anyone? UB40 rock up in Aylesbury, brand new exhibits at Waddesdon, cabaret for kids and Oxford Festival of Nature.

  • Bodhi Tree Spa

    16 May 2019

    Muddy says: An award-winning modern day spa, near Chalfont St Peter village, with a full treatment list, indoor heated pool, sauna and fitness studio.

  • All the goss…

    … and none of the dross! Today we’re about new cocktails, brand new shops and Michelin starred chefs. Prepare for enlightenment.

  • Muddy eats: The Greyhound Inn, Letcombe Regis

    15 May 2019

    Best-selling author Clover Stroud dons the Muddy elastic-waistband reviewing trousers before getting fully acquainted with the menu at this friendly Ridgeway pub. The cheddar soufflé is the one, apparently.

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