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    Elderflower Fields Festival, Midlands

    Expect a wild weekend adventure of music, sports, delicious locally produced food, nature and the arts, all set in the glorious Leicestershire countryside.

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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?

  • Insider’s Guide to Uppingham

    Thinking of planning an overnighter or a weekend away? You don't need to venture far to have fun. Here is your Muddy guide to the best places to eat, drink, stay and play in Uppingham, Rutland.

  • FREE summer fun for the kids

    Did someone say FREE? Yes indeed! I've done the hard work for you - a whole load of free activities for the kids to get involved in this month.

  • Glamping at Ettie’s Field

    Our first over-nighter glamping experience in an Airstream or should I say 'glamper-vanning'. Find out if it was as fun as it sounds.

  • A review of Belvoir Castle

    Muddy makes like Queen Vic and spends a day living like royalty in Belvoir Castle - well sort of...

  • Eat and drink your way through these foodie festivals

    Consider yourself a foodie? Partial to a glass of gin? Then check out this year's top-notch local food and drink festivals. There's plenty to choose from over the next few months.

  • If you go down to the woods today…

    ...you're sure of a big surprise. Namely these luxury self-catering cabins, complete with a Muddy discount. Fancy a little break?

  • Althorp Food and Drink Festival 2019

    Northamptonshire's finest food and drink event is back! Full of new fun additions to accompany the best of local.

  • Snowdrops everywhere!

    They're coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond over the next few weeks.

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