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  • The best autumn supper clubs

    Knives and forks poised? Attackkkkk! Yep, it’s a brand new round of supper clubs over the coming months in Cambs, Suffolk and beyond.

    • 12 best afternoon teas in Cambs

      It's National Afternoon Tea week and to celebrate here's our round-up of the best places to scoff scones in Cambridgeshire

    • The best brunch in town

      The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

    • The 20 best beachside eats

      Make the most of the British summer at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Napkin at the ready? Let's do this!

    • 46 stunning pubs for sunny days

      Fancy sipping a cold one in a pretty al fresco pub with friends or fam? Here are the best of the bunch across the Muddy counties.

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Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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  • 24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond ‘No Time To Die’ trailer with the car chase scenes around Matera? I was in this European City of Culture 2019 just a few months back, checking out the best places to go (but of course!). Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips to the coolest city you’ve probably never heard of!

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  • Totes amaze!

    Need a new tote for Autumn? Course you do! Choose from our Top 5 edit of the season’s hottest cross-body bags and work your look from the accessories up.

    • Win 7 perfect pieces to ease you into Autumn

      Muddy's fashion fave hush has triumphed with its new trans-seasonal collection - and we have five - yes FIVE! - sets of our fashion edit to give away, worth over £3500. Go, go, go!

    • Word up

      Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

  • Read THESE this month…

    … and win ’em all! Curl up into a comfy chair, pour a glass of wine, and dive into a new fab book with this month’s hottest new reads.

    • Everyone’s talking about…

      Jude Law, baby! Or should that be his itty bitty very pretty papal white budgie smugglers? Banish your other half for five minutes and ogle the trailer in peace.

    • Best kids’ movies this summer

      With the weather a bit unpredictable, it's a good week for a cinema trip. It'll keep 'em quiet for a couple of hours while you have a sneaky snooze, right?

    • The top 10 books of the summer

      Don't pack your suitcase or load up your Kindle until you've read this! Muddy's books editor Kerry has picked the 10 best books to get stuck into on holiday.

    • Music festivals in Cambs and beyond – book now!

      It's time to get the hunter wellies and cut off shorts out and head to your nearest muddy field to sing-a-long to your favourite music acts. Here’s our pick of the best summer festivals, both local and slightly further afield. Race you to the front!

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  • New season, new home!

    Summer has gone. Deal with it. Embrace Autumn with these 6 breezily cool interior trends of rich colours, retro shapes and pared-back natural materials.

    • New season, new home!

      Summer has gone. Deal with it. Embrace Autumn with these 6 breezily cool interior trends of rich colours, retro shapes and pared-back natural materials.

    • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

      Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here’s some food for thought from the autumn’s hottest self-help book by ex Elle journalist turned author Lotte Jeffs.

    • Flexi-time – are you working it out?

      Flexible working is a buzzy phrase, but seriously – how many of us actually live the dream? Muddy’s Editor-in-Chief Hero Brown explains how it could work for you.

    • Sexy stationery

      Stationery is one of my specialist subjects. And - whoop! - it's National Stationery Week. Check out this sexy lot. Hubba bubba!

  • Muddy meets Nik Kershaw

    Nik Kershaw is laconic, laid-back, and *very very* funny – read on for his views on Live Aid, embarrassing his kids, the Let’s Rock the Moor pecking order and (OMG) being a grandfather!

    • Muddy meets Tom Kerridge…

      ... and talks Pub in the Park, which kicks off over the border in Herts in Sept, and work life balance issues - yup, he has them too!

    • Muddy meets Terry

      Cheer up Terry, you're on Muddy Stilettos! We met the ska legend for a chat about The Special's new album, tour and what's on Terry's playlist. And guess what, he's coming to Cambridge.

    • MUDDY MEETS SHAPPI….

      ...Shappi Khorsandi on her new Skittish Warrior tour that is coming to Cambridge THIS WEEKEND, get your tickets now!

    • Enjoy your trip, Naomi?

      Check out this bizarre but visually brilliant short film by legend Nick Knight starring La Campbell. One hell of a way to promote a hotel! Whaddya think of it?

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