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I'm Sue, editor of Muddy Somerset, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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FRI 27–SUN 29 OCT 2017

MON 23–SUN 29 OCT 2017

OCTOBER 2017

  • Meet your 2018 Michelin stars

    The judge’s scores are in, they’ve held up their Michelin paddleboards and here are the winners in, or within easy reach of, Somerset.

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      The roasts with the most

      One of life's real pleasures: a succulent Sunday roast with all the trimmings. Here's where to go to find Somerset's best Sunday lunches

    • The Swan at Bampton

      What. A. Find. A pretty, whitewashed pub in a historic town on the Somerset/Devon border, with a cabinet groaning under the weight of awards.

    • 6 easy walks and good nosh

      A walk (nothing too onerous, mind) then some good food in a cosy pub - sound good? Thought so. So get your boots on and get out there...

    • 20 cool cafes

      Where are the best cafes for breakfast, lunch or coffee and cake in Somerset? See our guide to cafes out in the sticks, across the countryside and in the city

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  • Kick-ass KITRI

    Swishy jumpsuits, cool day dresses and shirts with an edge. We’ll take everything at KITRI, thanks.

    • 6 hot-to-trot AW17 trends

      An expert decodes the new season's trends - and explains how to work them into your wardrobes. Don't go shopping until you read this!

    • Fashion with tassels on!

      This summer, fringey bits were the fing. Make like it's still the holidays with our favourite dangly delights

    • Mini Muddy makeover

      With the internet filled with all sorts of dodgy info (charcoal and GLUE facemasks - really?!) it's vital for teens to get the right skincare advice

    • shimmer brick

      Bronze goddess incoming!

      The Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick is a late-summer classic and the hardest working item in the Muddy make-up bag.

  • October’s best reads

    Muddy bookclub ahoy! Don’t read anything until you’ve read our latest, greatest picks for October.

    • Review: War Horse

      The multi-award winning National Theatre production is on in Bristol – but does it live up to the hype?

    • London calling

      Need a culture fix? Read our guide to the capital's art galleries' and museums' super-duper blockbuster shows

    • Yeovil Lit Fest top picks

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

    • Roll up, roll up!

      The circus is coming to town. But not just any circus... this is the Moscow State Circus and their glitzy new show, Gostinitsa.

    • Gardening for Dummies

      Sow, mow, rake! Easy tips to keep your garden in shape throughout October - no experience required...

    • easy veggie meal greek dish

      World Veggie Day

      Sun 1 Oct is the date, so let's do this with a tasty recipe! (and not even a whiff of veggie lasagne).

  • Wellbeing
    • Why lift weights

      Forget bulging biceps and thunderous thighs, we're talking weight loss, lean muscle mass and healthy bones - er, yes please!

    • Are you a floater?

      Back to the womb: a spell in a darkened floatation tank filled with warm water must be the ultimate relaxation therapy.

  • 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 7 hilarious women are coming to Wells

    • Danielle Waterman

      A Somerset Olympian helps Muddy off the sofa: Muddy meets one of the UK's top female rugby players

    • WOTCHA TOYAH !

      Muddy Stilettos has been hanging out with the stars (excuse me while I douse myself in a Guinness World Record sized pinch of salt)

    • Kids’ author Tamsin Cooke

      The Somerset Levels and the mesmerising aerial acrobatics of the starling murmurations – just one of Somerset author Tamsin Cooke's favourite places...

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