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Stilettos on but nowhere to go? Ah, I can help with that! Muddy Stilettos is your go-to regional guide for the cool, quirky, new and unmissable happening in your ‘hood. Check out our Weekend, Weekly and Monthly What’s On guides to find out the insider info on everything from pop-ups, pubs and theatre to kids events, live music, new openings and shopping in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Out you go and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

  • Autumn walks special!

    Grab your family, besties and dogs, and choose one of these gorgeous walks (with pubs nearby obvs) across 22 Muddy counties. And, hey, win £1500 worth of Joules goodies while you're at it!

  • Six awesome Autumn walks!

    Love the outdoors? Us too, so we’re thrilled to be launching our first ever Muddy Walk Week! Grab your friends or family and try our pick of the prettiest walks Bucks, Oxon and beyond - all with dog-friendly pubs nearby.

  • This weekend

    Fri 25 - Sun Oct: Dada Masilo' genre-bending Giselle comes to Milton Keynes, plus spooky Halloween afternoon tea, wedding events, Richard Ayoade and more.

  • This week

    Mon 21 - Sun 27 Oct: Lots on this week including David Walliams' Billionaire Boy in Wycombe, Halloween afternoon tea in Aylesbury and Ghost Fest in Oxford.

  • Superflashy!

    Read all about it! Your resident town crier here with all the juicy tidbits from Bucks & Oxon.

  • This weekend

    Fri 18 - Sun 20 Oct: For culture head to Thame Lit Fest, for laughs see Frank Skinner, for stars head to Stowe, or for science there's IF Oxford Science & Ideas Festival.

    • This week

      Mon 14 - Sun 20 Oct: Comedy by the bucketload from Frank Skinner, Sindhu Vee and Rob Beckett, plus Thame Lit Fest, spoken word artist Kate Tempest and more.

    • 66 brilliant half term ideas

      Yep, half term crept up on us too. No fear, Muddy to the rescue with the ultimate guide to beating the boredom and surviving the school holidays.

      • This week

        Mon 7 - Sun 13 Oct: West End theatre descends on Bucks & Oxon, plus top-notch comedy from Adam Kay, Josh Widdicombe and the brilliant Bill Bryson.

      • This weekend

        Fri 11 - Sun 13 Oct: Rainy day? There are loads of brilliant shows and exhibitions to enjoy indoors this weekend from The Barber Shop Chronicles to George Stubbs at MK Gallery.

      • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

        Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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