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  • What’s on in Essex this August?

    The social calendar’s full and celebrating summer! From sunset theatre and street festivals to chilled vibes in the vines, here’s what’s on locally this month.

  • Best pick your own farms in Essex

    It’s peak PYO season, so grab your straw hat and wicker basket, and take your pick from this bunch of fruity farmsteads.

  • Stuff to do for kids of all ages this summer

    Summer holidays looming? Don't sweat it! From little ankle-biters to tricksy teens, we know exactly what to do with the kids in Essex this summer, and (spoiler alert) it doesn't involve screens.

  • Where to get your water sports fix this summer

    When the heat’s on, it’s time to hit the water. Keen to take the plunge and try something new? Here's some of the county’s best hobbies to dive straight into…

  • What’s on in Essex: July 2021

    Oh joy, July’s here and we are so ready for it! From fresh new festivals and sizzlin’ theatre shows to outrageous comedy and al fresco cinema, here’s the lowdown on what’s going on this month…

  • 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.

  • 27 of the best beaches in East Anglia

    Oh, we do like to be by the seaside! Looking ahead to the summer, get some trips in the diary with our bumper guide to the best beaches along the East Anglian coast.

  • Shazia Mirza is back in town

    She's an ex-science teacher (“I hated them, they hated me”), yet former pupil Dizzee Rascal still calls her Miss. We chat with this fierce comedian as she takes her tour on the road

  • Shh… Essex’s secret picnic spots

    Summer's here, so pack your Scotch eggs and lashings of ginger beer, and head to one of these beauty spots for lunch al fresco without the crowds.

  • What’s on: June 2021

    From gorgeous open gardens and rockin’ vintage festivals to high-octane fun and electrifying live music, it’s all going on in Essex this month. Diaries at the ready!

  • What’s on locally this half term? We know!

    The holidays are looming yet again, but panic not. We’ve rounded up 20 of the most brilliant things going on in Essex this half term – just add kids

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

    London's shaking off the lockdown cobwebs with a host of awesome events. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's on in the capital.

  • 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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