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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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Things to Do

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…

  • This week

    Mon 22 - Sun 28 April: Fun incoming right here! Madagascar The Musical at New Theatre Oxford, American Idiot in Milton Keynes and comedy from funnyman Dara O'Briain.

  • This weekend

    Fri 26 - Sun 28 April: Loads of fun to be had in the sun this weekend (*fingers crossed for sunny weather*) including The Great British Dog Walk, a rubber duck race in Faringdon and Chiplitfest.

  • Do you live in the best place in Britain?

    A new survey of the UK's loveliest locales sees Bucks and Oxon trending. But you knew that already right? So does your neighbourhood make the list?

  • This weekend

    Fri 19 - Sun 21 April: Easter weekend is here! As well as your usual egg hunts for kids there's tree climbing at Cliveden, or you can treat yourself to fancy tipple at Waddeson, go to a beer fest and Muddy fave Jane's Teas opens for spring.

  • This week

    Mon 15 - Sun 21 April: Easter is here and if you can tear yourself away from the chocolate (we know, it's a struggle) then you can catch The Remains of the Day at Oxford Playhouse, BalletBoyz at Wycombe Swan or take a rooftop tour at Stowe. For kids, tons of egg hunts and trails, tree climbing and trains.

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Your favourite digital town crier has got all the goss. Clickety-click through for the lowdown on your locale.

  • 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.

  • This week

    Mon 8 - Sun 14 April: Easter holidays are here, eeek! We've found loads to keep the sprogs entertained, but don't worry, we've got the grown ups covered too with Heather Small, Alchymy Festival and a Smoke & Thyme pop-up in Botley.

  • This weekend

    Fri 12 - Sun 14 April: It may be the Easter holidays but it doesn't have to be ALL about the kids. We've found a whole load of great grown up activities from arts festivals and gigs to cool new exhibitions- check 'em out.

  • Here comes Easssssster!

    Release the little people! There's loads going on in Bucks & Oxon this Easter to stop the kids from climbing the walls - here's your Muddy guide.

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