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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…

  • Take a walk on the wild side: Fantasy Forest Fest

    Where do elves, knights, superheroes, Cosplayers, mermaids and more gather in July 2021? The Fantasy Forest Festival in Cheltenham of course. Want to know what it's all about (and win tickets)? Read on.

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    What’s On June

    Anyone else jumping for joy it's June? We're so up for some F.U.N. Arm yourself with this month's what's on guide to Glos and Worcs and let's go.

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    On yer bike! 8 Scenic bike rides

    Pack your pannier, hop in the saddle and hit the hills with our hand-picked choice of the best scenic bike rides and e-bike experiences in Glos & Worcs.

  • 27 of the best beaches in East Anglia

    Summer's coming (no, really, it is!) so we've got the inside scoop on the best East Anglian beaches for all tastes. Buckets at the ready, sandwiches packed, bring on the sun!

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    23 Family fun activities for half term

    Half term incoming! But how to keep the kids entertained and from climbing the walls you ask? Your bespoke Muddy Guide of course. Read on for the coolest stuff for them to do across Glos & Worcs.

  • City slickin’: what’s on in London this summer

    London's shaking off the lockdown cobwebs with a host of awesome events. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's on in the capital.

  • 15 Best alfresco pubs & bars

    Want to know where to head for a spritzer in the sunshine? We've cherry-picked the best spots for you from Ibiza-vibe gardens to circus-themed tipis by the riverside and laid back pub gardens.

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    12 Beautiful Bluebell Walks

    Trip the light (blue) fantastic with the 12 best bluebells walks near you. The most gorgeous floral pop-ups to bring in Spring.

  • 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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    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.

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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.

  • Bring the bar to you: how to have a virtual night out

    Counting down the days until that chilly pub garden come April? God, us too. Here's the next best thing: bar-quality cocktails, perfect ambience, and a whole lot of glam.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • 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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