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  • Al fresco events this summer!

    Picnic baskets at the ready! What’s better than going to the cinema, theatre or a gig? Going to them outside of course! Here’s my pick of the best places to see an al fresco performance locally, from open-air films and street food to some Shakespeare in the park.

  • Diaries out! What’s on in Essex this June

    From joyous Jubilee events and hilarious stand-ups to fabulous festivals, here’s your bumper guide to what’s happening in the county this month.

  • Superflashy newsflash! All the latest Essex news

    A gorgeous new glamping spot, stylish store opening, chic new restaurant and more – we’ve rounded up the hottest happenings in the county right now.

  • Milsoms

    The Muddy insider guide to Essex

    Close to London yet home to beautiful countryside and a stunning stretch of coastline with in-the-know islands and hidden estuaries, Essex is the underrated jewel of East Anglia and it’s time you paid a visit.

  • Diaries out! What’s on in Essex this May

    Culture vultures, unite! We've got dog festivals, excellent exhibitions, thumping good theatre, gorgeous garden shows, and so much more happening across Essex this May.

  • Best local beach huts to hire

    Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, particularly if we’re in a beautiful beach hut with lots of luxe extras! Here’s our pick of the best local huts which make a day at the coast a breeze.

  • Our insider guide to Southend & Leigh-on-Sea

    Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! Fancy visiting the UK's newest city this spring? Don't miss Muddy's insider guide to this picturesque stretch of Essex coast.

  • Bluebell bonanza! 11 beautiful local walks

    Blooming 'eck! Bluebells are popping up in their thousands across Essex and here’s where to find the best displays of them on your next springtime stroll.

  • Superflashy Newsflash! All the latest Essex news

    From local collabs (hello, new gins!) and openings to the launch of a fancy new Chef’s Table and must-book summer events, here’s what you NEED to know about this week…

  • It’s April! So what’s on in Essex this month?

    The social calendar's full and celebrating spring! From immersive theatre and fascinating exhibitions to fiery circus displays and the Maldon Mud Race (stilettos not recommended!), here's what's on.

  • Culture’s calling! What to see in London in 2022

    Thrilling theatre, exhilarating art, fantastic festivals - these are the tickets you need to book now. Settle in for a capital city culture hitlist, and a jam-packed 2022.

  • 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.

  • City slickin’: what’s on in London this autumn

    London's heading into the cooler months with a host of unmissable cultural highlights. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's worth seeing in the big smoke.

  • 47 adult courses to book this summer

    Fancy learning a new skill? From mastering mixology to crafting jewellery to keeping bees, Muddy has the lowdown of all the best and brightest adult courses to book this summer.

  • Bring the bar to you: how to have a virtual night out

    Counting down the days until that chilly pub garden come April? God, us too. Here's the next best thing: bar-quality cocktails, perfect ambience, and a whole lot of glam.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • What’s in: 10 new things to watch this week

    Lazy day in front of the telly? Yes please! Here are the hottest new films and TV shows for you to sink your teeth into. Just add popcorn.

  • Staying in? The best of what’s on

    Virtual beauty masterclasses, hot new Netflix releases, high brow theatre (and low brow Love Island) - it's all going on online this week. Stream if you wanna go faster!

  • The staying in boredom buster

    It's a bit nippy for the sunlounger this week so head for the sofa instead - and get stuck into this week's best new at-home culture picks.

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