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  • Review: Motown the musical

    The story of Motown, from single label biz to mega-label empire (the Supremes, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and all), is funkier than fiction

  • Gotta Have It

    From fashion to flora to fragrant Frida, here are 2018's most gorgeous coffee table tomes.

  • The best books of 2018

    Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your list and you can thank us later. We've chosen our top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • IPads down kids – it’s book time!

    The perfect stocking filler for kids aged 3 to 11!

  • Christmas in the West End

    Shows, panto, ballet, musicals, even a bit of puppetry ...check out our pick of the West End this holiday season

  • New Year walks, jaunts (and pubs)

    Climbing the walls after the turkey fest? It's time for walkies! Here's where the Muddy team will be running for the hills this New Year's Day and beyond

  • Christmas at Whatley

    It's a' coming! Yep, Christmas is around the corner but rest assured, we at Muddy have done the hard work and got it all nicely wrapped up, just for you

  • Muddy’s 23 best autumn culture picks

    It's all going on! Behold, your cheat-sheet to the season's best art, theatre, music and film, as curated by Muddy's deeply cultural Kerry Potter.

  • Hot ticket! The first review *anywhere* of the new Ashmolean exhibition

    There's a brand new major exhibition in Oxford and it's all about magic. Muddy hopped on a broomstick and headed down for an exclusive tour and it's a corker. Here's why you should conjure up some tickets pronto.

  • What book are you taking on holiday?

    Never mind the holiday wardrobe, let's sort out your holiday reading. Here's the Muddy top 10 summer tomes. Save space in that suitcase!

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