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  • Alternative Valentine’s Day ideas you will lurrrrve!

    Not the romantic type? Here's Muddy's top 10 offbeat picks for Valentine's Day fun that won't make you cringe.

  • Your 2019 culture planner

    Get yer diary out for Muddys curated guide to the best TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year.

  • Painting and prosecco

    Want to try something different this new year? Fancy yourself as a bit of a Picasso and have a penchant for prosecco? This could be the class that kicks off your new year.

  • A review of Curve’s Cat in the Hat

    All pantoed-out but looking for some fun theatre for the family? The Cat in the Hat will keep you amused and entertained.

  • The Muddy Panto Guide 2018!

    It’s what you’ve all been waiting for. Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is! Oh no…. OK, enough! Here are the perkiest pantos in the the city, Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond.

  • theatre-stage-spotlight

    Autumn cultural picks

    Just because Autumn is here doesn't mean we have to stay in! There's some brilliant events and theatre shows coming to our neck of the woods.

  • More sex please, we’re British!

    There’s a lot of rumpy-pumpy on TV right now. And cheeringly not everyone involved resembles a 20something supermodel. It’s a yes, yes, YES! from us.

  • Review: Dragon Slayer, Warwick Castle

    A 40m high fire-breathing dragon is the star of Warwick Castle’s stunning new open-air digital installation on over six more August evenings.

  • Alfresco cultural events to book

    It may not feel like it, but summer is here and we’re in for a real treat with a shed load of amazing outdoor events happening in the county from outdoor cinema to opera and, Shakespeare to Sherlock Holmes. Get yer diary out quick!

  • Britain’s first forest festival comes to town

    The heart of the National Forest will come alive with music, arts, crafts and more with Timber Festival next month and we cannot wait.

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