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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…

  • Winter 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!

  • This week

    Mon 9 - Sun 15 Dec: Music from Emeli Sandé, Razorlight and, erm John Barrowman (fabulouuuus!), comedy from Rhod Gilbert and Andrew Bird, plus heaps of Christmas cheer.

  • This weekend

    Fri 13 - Sun 15 Dec: Family friendly theatre with Breaking the Ice and Morgan and West: a (Sort of) Christmas Carol, plus festive displays, carols and markets.

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    New openings, Hollywood in our 'hood, and a gorgeous swirl of gossip around Bucks & Oxon!

  • This week

    Mon 2 - Sun 8 Dec: Christmas markets galore, comedy from Jack Whitehall, perky pantos, festive theatre and music from Matt Cardle and Gentleman's Dub Club.

  • This weekend

    Fri 6 - Sun 8 Dec: Christmas hits National Trusts and Stately homes, Gentlemen's Dub Club perform in Oxford, Christmas markets, theatre and more more more!

  • This month

    December 2019: It's Christmaaaaas! Absolutely gazillions of things to enjoy this month, including all the local pantos, carol singing concerts, music from Emeli Sandé, Rhod Gilbert and more more more.

  • This weekend

    Fri 29 Nov - Sun 1 Dec: On the theatre front there's The Snow Queen, Beauty and the Beast and The Woman in Black (eek!), plus cool exhibitions, stunning Christmas lights and more.

  • This week

    Mon 25 Nov - Sun 1 Dec: Head to a National Trust site for free, see The Snow Queen, cool local exhibitions, festive lights and more, more, more in my marvellous Muddy guide.

  • This week

    Mon 18 - Sun 23 Nov: Listen to music from Scouting for Girls and the Welsh National Opera, see a National Trust building for free and much more.

  • This weekend

    Fri 21 - Sun 23 Nov: It's a battle of the light displays at Waddesdon and Blenheim, The Snowman and Snowdog in Henley, the Welsh National Opera and more.

  • Your #Joulesautumnwalks photos

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  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

  • 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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