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  • Gotta Have It

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

  • 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

  • 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!

  • Seeking literary inspiration?

    Well, you're in the right place. Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter picks the best June reads for you. Go on, curl up in the sun...

  • Need a new book?

    Well, you're in the right place. We've curled up and read to our hearts' content, and come up with a bumper selection!

  • Sex and the sisterhood

    Grab a Cosmo, Sex And The City is making a comeback… in Wiltshire! Meet New Yorker Kerry Ipema.

  • soldiers on stage Birdsong

    Birdsong

    Can the First World War tearjerker's stage offensive pack the same emotional punch as Sebastian Faulk's knockout novel? I went to the Everyman Cheltenham to find out.

  • dancers on stage in Flashdance

    Flashdance groove!

    Joanne Clifton has swapped Strictly sequins for Eighties legwarmers – and we like what we see people!

  • Rock ‘n’ roll riot!

    It's retro, hit-a-minute fun as West End 1960s jukebox musical Dreamboats & Petticoats rocks up in Swindon.

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