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  • 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!

  • Superflashy Newsflash

    It's Superflashy Newsflash time! Bringing you the inside line on what's really going on in Glos.

  • 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.

  • The Alternative Valentine’s Day Guide

    The Ultimate Alternative Valentine's Day Guide - 10 of the coolest and quirkiest things to do in Gloucestershire and beyond this Feb

  • Swipe left, swipe right … Earnest, is that you?

    Take two men, a no-show cast, and two hours to fill on stage and what do you have? Brace yourselves for a Victorian-styled Love Island as Oscar Wilde's famous comedy of errors is reimagined.

  • THIS MONTH’S HOTTEST READS

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter’s enthralling new literary picks.

    • Book now! The 2020 cultural picks you must not miss

      There's a ridiculous amount of amazing art, books, film, TV, music and theatre landing this year. Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter picks out the best of the bunch.

    • 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.

      • The best children’s books of the year

        From toddlers to teens, we've got the 16 best kids' reads of the year, as picked by our favourite local book shop.

      • Muddy’s 10 best books of 2019

        So many rip-roaring reads, so little time. But Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter has made it easy for you - here's her definitive list of the year's best books. Get stuck in!

      • Winter walks, jaunts and pubs!

        Climbing the walls with this cold weather? It's time for walkies! Here's where the Muddy Glos team will be running for the hills this winter

      • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

        Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

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