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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…

  • gifford Circus workers in red jackets outside big tent

    This week

    Mon 12 - Sun 18 Aug

  • This weekend

    Fri 16 - Sun 18 Aug

  • Gossip incoming!

    A Harrods café in Henley? You betcha! Plus a whole load of other big reveals just for you.

  • Secrets of a shopping mall

    There's more to Oxford's Westgate than retail therapy, doncha know. If you're heading down this month, you'll find plenty of unexpected fun stuff to do. Here's our picks.

  • This week

    Mon 5 - Sun 11 Aug

  • This weekend

    Fri 9 - Sun 11 Aug

  • This month

    August 2019: New month, new marvellous Muddy guide to the best of Bucks and Oxon. Family festivals, lashings of outdoor theatre and cinema, food fests, countryside antics and the return of War Horse. Get stuck in.

  • 11 summer day trips

    Exhausted all your local entertainment options already this summer hols? We've scoured far and wide beyond Bucks and Oxon for some great day trip ideas.

  • This weekend

    Fri 2 - Sun 4 Aug: August kicks off with Countryfile Live, jazz at Waddesdon, a man-made beach in MK and loads of cool new exhibitions- go see!

  • This week

    Mon 29 Jul - Sun 4 Aug: Eeek, the summer hols are here! Don't panic, there's loads for kids including new exhibition Bears!, Waddesdon's Summer of Sport and Gifford's Circus.

  • 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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