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Art & Museums

  • The best local arts to stream right now!

    Looking for your cultural fix whilst in lockdown? Enter stage left, my roundup of the best virtual happenings, all from brilliant venues in Bucks & Oxon.

  • Culture fix! 9 local exhibitions this November

    Lockdowns are looming but there's still fun to be had. Don your mask and head to one of these brilliant new local exhibitions, all in large open spaces ideal for social distancing.

  • Into London: the capital reopens

    With the tourist count at an all-time low, now is the time to swerve the endless queues and enjoy London's cultural bounty.

  • Your ultimate autumn culture planner 2020

    Culture vultures, grab your diaries. Here's your Muddy-curated cheat sheet to the season's best art, theatre, TV, books and film in the UK.

  • Review – Nick Knight: Roses From My Garden

    Nick Knight's new exhibition at Waddesdon Manor is an absolute blooming triumph, says Muddy's Kerry Yates. Check out her review here, and go go go.

  • Aubrey Beardsley

    Culture queen! My August highlights

    A whole month of lolling in the sun (hopefully) requires a whole host of entertainment. Here are the culture picks I'll be soaking up this August, from must-see art to new albums

  • What’s on this week in Bucks & Oxon

    Sofa surfing, or fancy a local jaunt? I've got both covered in my curated guide to the week handily split into outdoor and online fun.

  • Grab yourself a mini masterpiece from £50

    If buying art leaves you with a blank expression to match your blank walls, then read on, laydee. Before you make an expensive mistake, we called in the experts for some top tips.

  • The Snowman and The Snowdog at RRM

    Kick off Christmas with this sweet mini exhibition at Henley's River and Rowing Museum that younger kids will love.

  • Read THESE this month…

    ... and win 'em all! Curl up into a comfy chair, pour a glass of wine, and dive into a new fab book with this month's hottest new reads.

  • Muddy goes wild in London

    Think a family trip into London is more hassle than it's worth? Think again! Here's how I nailed 9 hours in London with my kids and made it the best day out we've had in ages.

  • The power of print

    A riot of colour and pattern at the River & Rowing Museum's new William Morris exhibition. We likey!

  • Oxford exposed

    Penny Woolcock's MAO exhibition ain't always pretty, but the naked truth about the City of Spires is worth the watch.

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