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Xmas

  • Christmas gift guide: food & drink

    For fine foodies, greedy gobblers, gin-drinkers and sugar-heads alike, this is the ultimate 2021 food and drink gift guide. The turkey isn't the only thing that'll be stuffed this Christmas...

  • bag

    Shop these! 20 Lovely local gifts to buy

    Ker-poww! It's your ultimate local gift guide. Want to buy something for that spesh person in your life and support local bizzies at the same time? Step away from that Amazon basket and try these 20 gifts for him, her and them.

  • gin box

    Box of delights: 9 Wine & Dine gifts

    Need a gorgeous gift? These crackers from BoxTree Gifts come with next day UK delivery. Go ready-made or personalise your own pressie. Every box gives something back to a good cause too. Let's shop!

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the bloke who has everything (or 'wants nothing')? We've sorted his Christmas list with 25 cool gifting ideas from independent brands and businesses across the Muddy counties

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • light trail

    15 Twinkly light trails to visit

    You glow, girl! At least, you will at one of these fabulously festive light trails to visit across Glos, Worcs and beyond. Scarf on, hot choc at the ready, time to head out on a magical wintery walk.

  • tree on car

    12 Best places to get your Christmas tree

    Brace your baubles and release the fairy lights! It's time to find a Christmas tree. No idea where to go? Let Muddy help you find 'the one' with our fabulous round-up of where to get a tree this year, from 7ft stunners to carbon-neutral rentals.

  • santa

    Naughty or nice? 15 Places to meet Santa

    Want to see the big fella this Christmas? Up the magic factor and book in to see Santa at one of these places in Glos & Worcs. From Santa Trains and making gingerbread with his elves to Santa on skies! Pick your experience here.

  • Christmas gift guide: for kids

    Time to get cracking on the Crimbo presents! Nail your shopping for nippers with this curated guide of the sweetest gifts from indie brands and businesses.

  • panto

    Release the cheese! 14 Pantos & Xmas shows

    Pantos are back baby (oh yes they are!). So dig out your stripy tights, false lashes, wiggery and boas, and book in for one of these shows in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire and beyond. Plus WIN a Family ticket to Cinderella!

  • ice rink

    Skates on! 8 best ice rinks near you

    We're heading into the season of slip-sliding, wall-grabbing, and pirouetting. Skate queen or just here for the mulled wine, check out these festive ice rinks - all within an hour of Glos & Worcs!

  • Christmas gift guide: For Her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho!

  • Letterbox love: 47 gifts to send to their door

    Choose from these gorgeous artisan present boxes, sent nationwide, from bespoke biscuits to gin and chocolate, and pamper packs to paperbacks. That's Christmas sorted.

  • John Lewis and M&S Christmas ads are here – which is your favourite?

    It's that time of year again folks! Our two high street favourites are back with their festive telly offerings for 2021 - but which gets your vote?

  • Our pick of the best beauty advent calendars 2021

    This month the Liberty beauty advent calendar launches along with the John Lewis and M&S versions... you've gotta snap them up now before they sell out (yes, really!)

  • christmas trees

    8 places to buy a Christmas tree

    Nothing says Christmas more than the ritual of picking a tree to haul back to your front room, right? The waft of pine needles, the glow of fairy lights, carols on repeat and cups of mulled wine. Let Muddy help you find 'the one' with our round-up of terrific tree farms.

  • How to tablescape like a pro

    Tablescaping basically means making your dining table look nice in case some bugger Instagrams it. Here's how to wow your guests this Christmas.

  • Make your own Christmas wreath

    Make your neighbour jealous! We have gifted you with the best workshops in Glos and Wits, for all budgets, but be quick as they are all selling out very fast...

  • Christmas shopping, eek!

    Yes, we know it's reeeeeeeeally early but it's all in the name - get your Xmas gifts sorted at the Early Early Christmas Fair and then...chillax

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