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  • Your ultimate autumn culture planner 2020

    Culture vultures, grab your diaries. Here's your Muddy-curated cheat sheet to the season's best art, theatre, TV, books and film in the UK.

  • Culture vulture: your July hitlist

    Missing the theatre and live venues? Until normal service resumes for the arts world, here's some inspiration for July - podcasts, books, music and theatre.

  • 10 best books for primary school kids

    Reading can be soothing, uplifting, informative, entertaining - and a great way to connect with your child during lockdown. So put away their streaming devices and cosy up together with one of these 10 great books for kids aged 5-8.

  • Literary lockdown: 50 books to read now

    50 books we've been meaning to read forever – and some old favourites to add to the list – now we've all suddenly got the time.

  • Read THESE brilliant books this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

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    The 5 best books out in February

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em here!

  • January reads

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter's enthralling new literary picks.

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    The 2020 cultural picks not to miss

    There's a ridiculous amount of amazing art, books, film, TV, music and theatre landing this year. Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter picks out the best of the bunch.

  • Muddy’s 10 best books of 2019

    So many rip-roaring reads, so little time. But we've made it easy for you - here's our definitive list of the year's best books. Get stuck in!

  • The best children’s books of the year

    The Muddy pick of the best kids' reads of the year, from toddlers up to teens

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Best Places to Live 2020

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