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Stilettos on but nowhere to go? Ah, I can help with that! Muddy Stilettos is your go-to regional guide for the cool, quirky, new and unmissable happening in your ‘hood. Check out our Weekend, Weekly and Monthly What’s On guides to find out the insider info on everything from pop-ups, pubs and theatre to kids events, live music, new openings and shopping in Somerset. Out you go and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

  • Things to do this month: December

    Festive fun – Christmas lights, fashion, theatre, drive-in cinema, night-time train rides (not forgetting panto) – this month around Somerset and Dorset

  • What’s on in November

    What's still open in Somerset and Dorset – and stuff to do from home – during Lockdown 2.0

  • autumn walks somerset dorset

    Stroll and scoff

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a stonking good lunch? (spoiler alert: NO). Here's my starter for 10 walks – with pitstops – across Somerset & Dorset

  • October: What’s On

    Stargazing, a foodie fest, pumpkins and a woman exploring her big, strong strength – just a few things coming your way this month across Somerset and Dorset

  • Superflashy newsflash

    If it's new, exciting, happening in Somerset or Dorset and worth sharing – it's right here. All hail the Muddy newsflash!

  • What’s on this week in Somerset & Dorset

    THEATRE: Live screening of Romantics Anonymous, various venues, including Bristol Old Vic and Lighthouse Poole, Thurs 24 Sept When gifted chocolate maker and painfully shy Angélique takes a job at equally socially anxious Jean-René’s struggling factory, a fragile love affair unfolds. Wise Children’s fully staged, live streamed musical directed by Emma Rice (former artistic director […]

  • What’s on in September

    Drive-in movies, live theatre – inside and out – art, wild swimming and markets galore all happening this month.

  • 10 unmissable things to do in Dorset

    Secret beaches, naked giants, a ghost village, historic houses, castles, marvellous markets, wonderful walks and more.

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    It's Somerset and Dorset's biggest blabbermouth reporting for duty - yes ma'am. Here's this week's news bulletin including a new pub, cafe and food market, new interiors store...

  • Into London: the capital reopens

    With the international tourist count at an all-time low and residents choosing to stay local, now could be a good time to visit our fabulous capital.

  • What’s in: 10 new things to watch this week

    Lazy day in front of the telly? Yes please! Here are the hottest new films and TV shows for you to sink your teeth into. Just add popcorn.

  • What’s in this week

    Staying in again this week? You'll be needing our curated Muddy guide to the best things to stream from home then!

  • Your #Joulesautumnwalks photos

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  • 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!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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