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  • FREE February half term fun (and some for a fiver)

    Harassed parents, breathe! Check out these fab - and pretty much all of them free - events and activities across Leicestershire from comedy to kiddie raves, jewellery making to printmaking and more.

  • Christmas fun for the family

    From Christmas cooking for the kids to a Christmas murder mystery as well as an 'Adults only' panto, here's 22 fabulously festive things to do which will keep everyone in the family happy.

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      It’s Panto Time 2019

      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 Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond. You ready, Widow Twanky?

    • Q & A with The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson

      Incredibly Julia Donaldson’s and Axel Scheffler’s bestselling picture book The Gruffalo was first published, 20 years ago! Muddy talks books, performing and buying a post-office with the best-selling writer.

      • Four awesome autumn walks!

        Love the outdoors? Us too, so we’re thrilled to be launching our first ever Muddy Walk Week! Grab your friends or family and try our pick of the prettiest walks in Leics, Rutland and beyond - all with dog-friendly pubs nearby.

      • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

        Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

        • Leicester Grammar School

          Leicester Grammar School has impressive facilities, an unpretentious atmosphere, a new Head and a whole clutch of brilliant results. Fancy a closer look?

        • Leicester High School for Girls

          A relatively small, nurturing girls' school in the city centre producing excellent results and fantastic pastoral care. What's not to love?

          • To yurt or not to yurt?

            Fancy an offgrid, digital detox? Like the idea of sleeping under the stars and switching off from Instagram? Country Bumpkin Yurts could be the place for you.

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            Back-to-school essentials

            Holidays nearly over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

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