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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This month’s best new 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.

  • Book now! The 2020 cultural picks you must not 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.

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