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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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  • Cracking Easter Holiday Activities

    We've cracked some eggs and hunted down over 26 awesome Easter activities around Hants and the Island to see you through the break.

  • This week

    With one of the biggest comedy festivals in the south and workshops galore, get ready to head out and about this week. Mon 25 Feb - Sun 3 Mar

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    Fabulous New Year Shindigs

    Start the year as you mean to go on with these amazing New Year's Eve parties. Whether you want full out glamour or something more low-key, you can see in 2019 with style.

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    Fabulously Festive Wreath Workshops

    Take that festive prep to the next level by fashioning your very own Christmas Wreath at one these fab workshops around the counties.

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    Superflashy Newsflash!

    Shut the door and grab yourself a cuppa, because I've got SO much to tell you. Here's the lowdown on what's happening in and around the county.

  • Neon Rainbow

    This Month

    FAMILY FUN: Festival of Light, Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight, until Sun 4 Nov Why not embrace the colder evenings with a visit to the spangliest spot in the south? Lit up like a… no, I’m not going to say it, Robin Hill is festooned with lights, colour and showmanship as its transformed […]

  • What’s on August

    This Month

  • What’s On This Week


  • Move over Oscars…

    begone with you BAFTAS, we held our Muddy Hants winners drinks last week at Hattingley Valley Wines. Here's what happened.

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    What’s On This Weekend

    Winchester Science Centre, After Dark, Sat May 26 A child-free, evening exploration of the centre’s exhibition floors plus a film and live show in the planetarium taking viewers on a tour of the visible night sky plus tricks and hints for stargazing. Vineyards of Hampshire Cellar Door Openings, Fri May 18 – Sept 18 […]

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