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  • 10 Christmas wreath workshops in Dorset & Somerset

    Deck your door with boughs of holly! These local festive craft classes are hugely popular so, quick, book now!

  • Gotta have it! Bonkers baubles for your Christmas tree

    Forget subtle sparkle and colour co-ordination - this year we're embracing kitsch and dressing our Christmas trees with the most bonkers baubles we can find! Which is your favourite?

  • Best beauty advent calendars for 2020

    It's beginning to look a lot like advent calendar season! We've rounded up the top makeup, skincare and fragrance picks to get your hands on before they sell out.

  • How to tablescape like a pro

    Tablescaping basically means making your dining table look nice in case some bugger Instagrams it. Here's how to wow your guests this Christmas.

  • #InLoveWithLocal this Christmas

    Step away from Amazon and read on for what some of the Somerset Muddy Award winners have on offer this Christmas

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    Review: A Christmas Carol

    A new Scrooge, some heart-warming tunes and spooky puppets add up to a classy Christmas Present for all the family at the Bristol Old Vic

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    Review: Snow White

    The Tobacco Factory Theatre's imaginative and uplifting reworking of Snow White is the perfect antidote to the trad panto

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    The Railway Children, The Brewhouse Taunton

    Here's a brilliant Christmas show without a boo, hiss or ‘he’s behind you!’ in sight – and you can WIN family tickets!

  • Gift guide: for her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho.

  • Gift Guide: For nippers

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

  • Gift Guide: Tweens & Teens

    Those pesky tweens and teens are a nightmare to buy for - but we think we've nailed it for you! 25 gifts that might even get you more than a grunt of thanks on Christmas Day.

  • Pick of the pantos and Christmas shows

    Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Here's the Muddy guide to the best pantomimes and Christmas shows in Somerset, Bath and Bristol

  • 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 markets and fairs

    Get into the Crimbo spirit with mulled wine, minced pies and Muddy's pick of the festive markets and fairs in Somerset and beyond

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    15 Christmas wreath workshops

    Deck your door with boughs of holly, willow or even recycled fabric. These local festive craft classes are hugely popular 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.

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