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  • The best local culture picks this autumn

    My god I love Autumn. The kids are back at school, it's game on for clothes shopping, and best of all, it's a culture-vulture paradise, with loads of cool stuff to see across Bucks & Oxon. Ready with your red marker? Then let's get planning.

  • 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.

  • A country fair with a difference

    Countryfile Live is more multi-media modern festival than trad country show. It's rocking up in Blenheim Palace soon - we've filleted the best bits for your delectation.

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    Festival Fever

    'Tis the season for drinking too much cider and getting sunburnt in a field under the guise of being a live music fan. Here's our pick of the best local music festivals. See you down the front!

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    Book this foodie pop-up!

    It’s about a posh as a festival gets – first class music, food, fizz and black tie. Plus Reading’s top notch London Street Brasserie is popping up for the first time ever.

  • Hey Midge, nice ‘tash!

    Never mind the deep stuff, Muddy talks music, mullets and more with the little Ultravox front man. "OOOHHH VIENNAAA!"

  • The Muddy Summer Festival Guide: Oxon, Bucks & beyond

      I’m a dedicated Glastonbury lover from the *ahem*  comfort of my sofa – I had an awesome front row of Chris Martin for starters, and let me tell you, the toilet facilities are way better. But whether you’re a namby-pamby glamper like me or a hardcore roll-in-mud and wet-wipes-at-dawn music-fan, here’s the Muddy Guide […]

  • Have you been to Stonor Park? Put it on your Visit List

    Interesting times afoot at Stonor Park, one of the few privately owned stately homes in the area. It’s probably not been at the top of your must-see venues – Blenheim Palace and Waddesdon are the big beasts of the area – but it’s worth knowing about Stonor because they’re massively upping their offering this summer. […]

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