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  • Into London: the capital reopens

    With the tourist count at an all-time low, now is the time to swerve the endless queues and enjoy London's cultural bounty - and we know all the best places to go!

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    What’s in: what to watch this week

    Got a hot date with your sofa? Here are this week's best new film and TV releases to spice up your evenings

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    What’s in: what to watch this week

    Rubbish weather got you down? Settle on the sofa with a cuppa and binge-watch some of these new TV and film releases instead.

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    What’s On in August

    It's back baby! ... want to know where to head this month? We don't know about you but we're itching to get out the door and have some fun. Read on for the best things to do in Glos and Worcs.

  • What’s in: 10 new things to watch this week

    Lazy day in front of the telly? Yes please! Here are the hottest new films and TV shows for you to sink your teeth into. Just add popcorn.

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    What’s On – This Week

    Lovely lidos, ramen hang-outs, outdoor theatre and treasure trails - we have them all in our essential guide to what's on in Glos and Worcs, check them all out now pronto.

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    What’s On – This Week

    It's back baby! ... your essential guide to what to do in Glos and Worcs is live and kicking again after its little lockdown holiday. Find all the best events springing back to life right here every week. It's good to be back.

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    Stream like a queen

    TV If you watch one thing on telly this week make it BBC drama Mrs America, premiering on BBC Two with a double bill on Wednesday. Set in the 70s (yes, the costumes are brilliant) it’s based on the tension between Phyllis Schlafly (Cate Blanchett), a conservative lawyer who campaigned against the women’s liberation movement, and […]

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    Superflashy newsflash

    Want to know what's hot for July? We've super-sleuthed all the latest under the radar news for you, from gourmet glasshouse dining pop-ups to new boutique openings.

  • We’re all going on a big-screen holiday

    Choose your destination, fasten your seats and get ready for take off. Here's 21 films, set in exotic locations that are almost as good travelling abroad.

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    Stay-in Saviour – what to stream this week

    If the sofa is your No.1 destination this week (rain, rain go away!) then you'll be needing my guide to the best telly, theatre, film and online festivals.

  • Stream these now! What to watch this week

    Suffering from boxset fatigue? I hear ya! Crank up the excitement level with our top picks from this week's TV, film, theatre and music.

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    Staying in? Here’s what’s on

    A local virtual arts festival, hot new Netflix releases, high brow theatre (and low brow Love Island!) - it's all going on online this week. Stream if you wanna go faster!

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    What’s In – Banish boredom right now

    It's a bit nippy for the sunlounger this week so head for the sofa instead - and get stuck into this week's best new at-home culture picks.

  • Kids driving you nuts? The best parenting books

    And we all thought parenting was hard BEFORE lockdown. Jeez! We've got five brilliant new books that promise to help.

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    6 best outdoor cinemas

    Get ready to channel your Sandy (or Zuko) - the retro drive-in is here. With social distancing as de rigeur as a pair of stilettos for the summer, we've cherry-picked 6 of the coolest outdoor cinema experiences.

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    10 of the best gardening books

    Fancy getting all green fingered in the garden but don't really know where to start? Here's a helping hand with 10 terrific tomes to add to your reading list.

  • Read these new releases this month

    After a little escapism? With flights grounded, we're reaching for the next best thing - a good book! Here are seven sizzlers to add to your reading list.

  • Read THESE this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • 5 things I’ve learned about motherhood

    Acclaimed author (and Muddy favourite) Clover Stroud is in the midst of raising her 5 children. Miraculously she's found time to write a book about it all. Here's a taster.

  • The 5 best books out February

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em - and then win the lot!

  • Is it getting hot in here?

    Apply a cold compress and loosen that corset! It's historical hunk time in film and telly (well, hello, Rufus Sewell!), with three new sizzling period dramas to look forward to.

  • REVIEW: The Boy in the Dress

    The RSC’s new musical has it all - David Walliams' magic storytelling, Robbie/Guy Chambers smash hits, and a story that chimes with a modern desire to celebrate difference in a kinder way.

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