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  • Clear the diary for Living Crafts

    Spring fayres, craft markets and shopping in general - how we've missed it! So news that Living Crafts is coming to Cirencester is hugely exciting, read on for what to expect at this terrific, three-day crafty extravaganza.

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    18 Best pubs for Alfresco April

    Ready for your first pint of FREEDOM!? It may be a chilly start to normality, but throw on the thermals and head out for a tipple at one of these lovely pub gardens from Monday 12th.

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    Sip, shop and scoff: A day at fabulous Five Valleys

    A year of pent-up retail therapy yearning to be sated? Whisk yourself off to the newest and most fabulous retail-meets-dining destination in the Cotswolds.

  • 30 Outdoor meet-ups within 2 hours

    Are you ready to (gasp) leave your local area? From A aqua parks and city skylines to llama treks, theme parks and boating lakes, here are the 30 best outdoors things to do within 2 hours of Glos and Worcs.

  • Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed!

    What better week for the reveal of the country's best gastropubs than the start of lockdown easing? We may only have one winner in the shires! But there are plenty within an hour to tap into your satnav. Phones at the ready to bag your table.

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    Thrill out at Aztec Adventure’s Activity Centres

    No need to drive all the way to the coast for some water-based action, say hello to one of Worcs best kept secrets - a spectacular aquapark where you can bounce, slide, boat and glide.

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    6 Places to go blossom-bathing

    Head for one of these gorgeous, sweet-scented walks near you. As these candy-crush stunners sweep into life through our shires we've found the best places to go blossom-bathing.

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    My Favourite Places: Gem designer Ros Watts

    Where does seriously stylish jewellery designer Ros Watts get her inspiration? These local hangouts, of course! Join us for a peek inside Ros's very own little black book.

  • 16 Family activities to do this Easter

    Looking for ideas to keep the kids entertained this Easter? You're in luck - here are 16 brilliant things to do as a family over the holidays.

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    7 Steps to beat insomnia

    Can't get no sleep? You're not alone. For World Sleep Day we chatted to a sleep expert about how to pandemic-proof our Z-time. Want to beat those bleary-eyed starts? Read on.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Sustainable fashion gets sexy

    Ethical, eco and everywhere - with the likes of Selfridges now pushing a new sustainable outlook, here's where you can rewear, repair and renew your wardrobe in style.

  • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

    Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, the menopause and, er, vagina facials.

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

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