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MARCH 2018

  • crab lobster tian starter somerset food

    Guess who’s coming to dinner?

    …someone to cook it! Transform your dinner party hosting experience with a private chef

    • afternoon tea cakes

      Shall I be mum?

      Another macaroon? Don't mind if I do! The 33 best afternoon teas – as chosen by our 17 in-the-know editors.

    • fine dining

      Top gastropubs near you

      The pubs that made it into the Uk's Top gastropubs – and there are SIX in, or within a crisp packet's throw of, Somerset

    • Pop up at The Cross

      Eat, drink and be very merry at the new pop-up restaurant at The Cross at Croscombe, near Wells – with Mary Cadogan in the kitchen

    • Duende, Wivvy

      Chef Tim Zekki, a London finalist in Gary Rhodes Local Food Heroes and pop-up restaurant supremo, comes to Somerset

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  • singapore

    Singapore fling

    Join me for cocktails at the rooftop bar at the top of a Singaporean Supertree?

    • Chewton Glen

      The countryside idyll with a smattering of Soho; Muddy makes like rockstar-royalty at Hampshire's fanciest-pantsiest five star hotel.

    • Romantic getaways

      Put some oh-la-la into your leisure time: the most romantic stays across 16 counties, all in the name of lurve

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  • It’s a hold up

    Heist Studios are the coolest new name in hosiery, with yoga-stretch technology,celeb endorsements galore and a #FirstPairPromise

    • Rain, Rain, Come and Play

      Perk up dull days with Insane In The Rain's oversized, waterproof, fun-all-over jackets - made entirely of recycled plastics.

    • Splish splosh boots

      These boots were definitely made for walking. And splashing and stomping. Plus - bonus! - they look pretty cool too.

    • Moisture boost

      Parched, peaky, partied out skin? Worry not, here are our top 3 face-saving beauty picks to see you through January, February and beyond

    • Muddy loves Essie

      New season, new nails - check out Essie's new muted autumnal hues which are thick enough to get away with one coat

  • Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella: review

    No pumpkin coaches or magic wands in this version of the famous fairy tale now on at the Bristol Hippodrome

    • Seeking new book inspo?

      Do yourself a favour and make it one of Muddy's March picks. Clear space on your Kindle – or even buy or borrow an actual book!

    • Street art

      Paintings, prints, photography and more from the cream of British art students around the UK on show (and for sale) at the Atkinson Gallery in Street

    • See Cilla – the musical

      Anyone who has a heart or who's lost that loving feeling should step inside love (or, rather, the Bristol Hippodrome)

    • The Cherry Orchard: a review

      Now running at the Bristol Old Vic, Chekov's famous play: tragedy, comedy – or both? Muddy finds out...

    • Tonight’s supper? Tick!

      Rustle up this Speedy Super cod one-pot dish, courtesy of hot new healthy eating guru, Dr Rupy Aujla. The doctor will see you now...

    • green chest of drawers lamps green glass

      A win win situation

      Claim your free tickets to the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair and be in with a chance to win a stay at a top Bath hotel

  • Wellbeing
    • Yoga: a beginner’s guide

      Looking for a little mindfulness in your life but not sure where to begin your yoga journey? Read on to start releasing your inner yogi (or yogini!).

    • The midweek skive

      Yes, weekends are often frenetic but it's possible to carve out a little free time elsewhere. Inspiration incoming!

  • beautiful south pink hair band

    A little time with Alison Wheeler

    Lead singer with British pop band The Beautiful South is on tour with new line-up The South – and the first stop is Yeovil

    • Ground control to Major Wood

      He trudged the length of the Nile and dodged Honduran gangsters but will explorer & TV presenter, Levison Wood, brave Weston-super-Mare?

    • Bruce Munro: My Favourite Places

      Somerset/Wilts installation artist whose work has been shown at the V&A, the Guggenheim and the Eden Project talks family, food and living the simple life with Muddy

    • Yeovil Lit Fest top picks

      With over 40 writers, comedians and assorted celebs on the bill, here's the Muddy musn't miss list...

    • Funny girls

      Stand-up comedy may be a male-dominated field but watch out fellas, these funny women are coming...



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