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Xmas

  • Christmas fun for the family

    From Christmas cooking for the kids to 'Adults only' panto - 22 fabulously festive things to do which will keep everyone happy from toddlers to teens as well as grandparents.

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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?

  • Gift Guide: For nippers

    Treat the little people! 26 brilliant pressies to wrap under the tree for kids this Christmas.

  • Aladdin, the panto

    Songs, silliness and X-Factor winner, Sam Bailey - it could only be the panto. What's that? You wish for a family ticket to the show? Your wish is my command!

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      Festive family shows

      Can't stand the panto? We've waded through the sea of stripy tights, soap star celebs and double entendres to find some brilliant alternatives across Leicestershire. Go see!

    • Christmas gift guide: for him

      What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

      • Cracking Christmas wreath workshops

        Deck your door with boughs of holly! These local festive craft classes are hugely popular (wonder if the accompanying mulled wine has anything to do with that?) so, quick, book now.

      • Christmas rapping

        Watch out John Lewis! IKEA's and M&S's Christmas adverts are bonkers and brilliant! Watch, laugh and tell us your favourite.

      • What we’re loving: Festive wreaths

        Deck your door with boughs of holly! Fa la la la la ....too early? Turn to these beautiful bespoke festive wreaths - which one will grace your front door?

      • 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.

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