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Stilettos on but nowhere to go? Ah, I can help with that! Muddy Stilettos is your go-to regional guide for the cool, quirky, new and unmissable happening in your ‘hood. Check out our Weekend, Weekly and Monthly What’s On guides to find out the insider info on everything from pop-ups, pubs and theatre to kids events, live music, new openings and shopping in Gloucestershire. Out you go and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

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    Superflashy Newsflash

    Say whhattt?! ... All hail the first newsy newcast of 2021. Want to know what's hot on the block this month? Read on for what to put on your radar, from Brazilian Zoom fiestas to new takeaways and more.

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    10 Wintery walks with pitstops

    You've consumed your bodyweight in turkey and trimmings (and what a joy it was) but now it's time to blow away the carb-webs with these 10 winter walks.

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    8 Cracking Christmas wreath classes and kits

    Festivities may look different this year but we’re glamming up our fronties with as much foliage and frills as they can darn well handle. Fancy giving it a go? This year some are virtual, some are make-at-home kits and some are in house with special measures. So crack open the mulled wine, put on that […]

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    8 Christmas drive-ins and car park pantos

    Do you remember when these retro nights out saved our sanity back in the summer? They’re back again but with a jingle-bells twist, with mood-lifting festive movies you can take the whole family along to. Buckle up, don the bauble earrings (no one will see you it’s dark) and let’s go. Christmas Drive-In Cinema, Bristol […]

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    22 Glorious lockdown walks

    Life may be locking down but the great outdoors of Glos & Worcs is there for the taking. We've curated the 22 best walks (with added coffee pit-stops) to kick out that cabin fever.

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    It’s a wrap – Muddy gets festive at the farmyard

    Think family photo shoots and what springs to mind? Boxy studios? Bored kids playing up as you smile through gritted teeth? Nothing could be further from reality at one of Michelle Morris’s shoots on her idyllic farm in Worcestershire’s Teme Valley. So when Muddy got an invitation to spend the morning posing it up at […]

  • 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.

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    18 Screamingly good Halloween ideas

    Trick or treating is so 2019, but that doesn't mean there isn't a whole lot of fiendish fun to be had. Check out our safe and socially distanced picks for Halloween, from pumpkin flotillas to ghost trains and werewolf walks ... we dare you.

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    Muddy goes alpaca trekking

    Combine a pack of camelids with the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds and what do you get? The coolest experience this side of Peru. Muddy Glos Editor Sophie swapped heels for hooves for a morning's alpaca trekking.

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    10 Awesome autumn walks

    Hot chocolate by the gallon, cosy woollen scarves and scrunchy leaves beneath your wellies ... hello autumn! Little compares with an autumnal walk. Read on for the best places to go for a colour-popping stroll.

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    What’s on this week

    Champing at the bit for some fun this week? Then go head first into our cherry-picked guide - 17 awesome events across Glos & Worcs from pop art and sunrise walks to aerial yoga and alpaca trekking.

  • 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.

  • What’s in this week

    Staying in again this week? You'll be needing our curated Muddy guide to the best things to stream from home then!

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  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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