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  • Snowdrops everywhere!

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

  • The best Christmas markets and fairs

    Are you ready to get festive and shop till you drop? Here's our pick of the best Christmas shopping events around.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 32 brilliant days out with the kids across the UK

    The weather's divine, a staycation is on the cards, and the children need occupying. Oh hello Muddy Stilettos!

  • Summer survival kit

    School’s out for the summer, or at least it will be soon. Are you already in a panic and worried about how to keep the kids entertained? To save you from tearing your hair out, we’ve rounded up some of the best places to explore and things to do this summer locally and beyond. If you […]

  • WIN tickets to The Barefoot Festival

    The Barefoot Festival aims to take you back to your roots for the weekend. So sit back, relax and reconnect with yourself and yes...dance barefoot in the sun.

  • The Muddy Summer Festival Guide: 2018

    After the big chill, let’s look forward to this summer’s hottest events and outdoor music festivals in Leicestershire and further afield.

  • Egg-citing Easter events

    A whole bunch of awesome suggestions in Leics and Rutland to excite, inspire and get the mudlets out of bed!

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    Want to know the latest happenings in your hood? Oh but you’re welcome.

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