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  • Art’s rising rock stars

    Budget doesn't stretch to an Emin or Hirst? Here's 12 cool, collectable artists who won't require you to sell a loved one (and may prove to be a good investment).

  • Best kids’ movies this summer

    With the weather a bit unpredictable, it's a good week for a cinema trip. It'll keep 'em quiet for a couple of hours while you have a sneaky snooze, right?

  • Muddy Book Club Live is BACK!

    We're hosting an author event at Henley Literary Festival on Sat 5 Oct and you're all invited! Want to meet our brilliant speakers? Plus our top 5 festival picks.

  • A day in the life of… a theatre director

    Losing star actors, play Dobble, chucking mashed potato around - it's all in a (surreal) day's work for Chipping Norton Theatre's artistic director.

  • The top 10 books of the summer

    Don't pack your suitcase or load up your Kindle until you've read this! Muddy's books editor Kerry has picked the 10 best books to get stuck into on holiday.

  • The top 10 books of the summer

    Don't pack your suitcase or load up your Kindle until you've read this! Muddy's books editor Kerry has picked the 10 best books to get stuck into on holiday.

  • Summer Fest Waddesdon

    OMG, we can't wait! Waddesdon's Summer Fest (Sat 6 - Sun 7 July) is going to be *awesome*. Here are the best bits to see, PLUS win 2 family tickets on us.

  • June’s juiciest reads

    June's best new books are a corking bunch, including Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert's breathtaking new novel. Check out Kerry Potter's reviews - and then win the whole lot!

  • Miley goes mental

    Could this fruity promo for her new album be Miley Cyrus' naughtiest stunt yet? You decide.

  • Pass the popcorn…

    ...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!

  • Fresh! This summer’s best outdoor theatre

    Go on, pack your picnic and breathe in the culture! Over 40 shows of the Bard, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll and, erm, Gansta Granny in my definitive summer guide to outdoor theatre.

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