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  • We’re going on a virtual Cornish holiday

    Missing the Cornwall landscape? Escape to the Duchy, virtually of course, with our roundup of some Cornish classics from the big and small screen.

  • 10 books to read to escape to Cornwall

    In the absence of being able to literally escape to Cornwall, how about a literary escape instead.

  • Festive local theatre to watch and stream

    Fancy a festive family show? Enter stage left, my roundup of the best virtual and in-person productions this month, all from brilliant local arts venues.

  • 24 throwback films to watch with your kids

    Time to stage an intervention! Sick of hearing your kids' shows on repeat? Free the remote from their clutches and settle in for a fabulously retro family film night.

  • Muddy Meets: Freddie Strickland, Garden Designer

    Freddie Strickland studied Garden and Landscape design at the Eden Project and is now a finalist in the RHS Young Designer of the Year. Muddy picked his brains on what we should all be doing in the garden this month, his favourite indoor plants and finding inspiration in Cornwall's sub-tropical gardens.

  • Read THESE 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.

  • Heaven must be missing an angel

    Because it's (currently) in Devon and getting a lot of love from the locals! Muddy Devon caught up with Woodbury artist, Brendan Rawlings, to find out why his cherub has captured the county's hearts.

  • The 5 best books out February

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

  • The Alternative Valentine’s Day Guide

    Rip up the romance rule book and get loved up right now with our rebel guide to V-day.

  • Muddy Reviews: Naum Gabo, Tate St Ives

    This large scale exhibition of 20th century influential visionary and sculptor Naum Gabo is a visual delight.

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