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  • February Books

    Feb’s best new books

    It was still the dog days of winter last time I checked so there's only one thing for it - let's hunker down with a compelling new book.

  • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

    Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

  • gillette ad slide

    Close Shave

    Gillette's new ad campaign is ruffling a few feathers. What do you think?

  • Cinderella

    Panto Review: ‘Cinderella’ at The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

    With tiny Shetland ponies, reality stars and more panto sequins than sense, it can only be Cinderella at the Kings Theatre in Portsmouth.

  • book and coffee

    Top 10 books for young adults

    Get your teens away from their phones and nose into a book with these recommendations of fantastic novels for young adults.

  • Frida Kahlo

    Coffee Table Tomes

    From fashion to flora to fragrant Frida, we've found the Top 10 most gorgeous new coffee table tomes for you.

  • Nadia Waterfield Fine Art

    Arty, farty and love to party? Well then, you're in luck. The Autumn Art Fair launches on Fri 12 Oct with over 40 painters and sculptors exhibiting.

  • Writing, Wine & Wild Swimming

    Muddy scribbles a sentence or two at Tŷ Newydd, Wales' national centre for literature.

  • More sex, we’re British!

    There's a lot of rumpy pumpy on the small screen this season. And not everyone involved resembles a 20 something supermodel. It's a yes, yes, YES! from us.

  • Easles at the ready

    Muddy talks Picasso, emerging artists and a life-long love of colour with Nadia Waterfield.

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