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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 Northamptonshire. Out you go and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

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    Shop til you drop (and more) at Rushden Lakes

    Have a post-lockdown yearning for retail therapy with a side order of fun? We hear ya. Step up to Rushden Lakes, newly spruced and ready to help you while away a day in 270 hectares of glorious open space.

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    What’s on in Northants in June

    Oh, hello June, you've brought the sunshine and a whole shebang of brilliant happenings across Northants, from live music, theatre and comedy to art, movies, markets and much much more.

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    Half term freedom in Northants

    Missed having the little ankle biters around this term? Don't answer that. Half term may be upon us but fear not, there's loads to get up to in Northants from movie screenings to museums and much more.

  • 27 of the best beaches in East Anglia

    Summer's coming (no, really, it is!) so we've got the inside scoop on the best East Anglian beaches for all tastes. Buckets at the ready, sandwiches packed, bring on the sun!

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    Superflashy news flash!

    Here ye! Here ye! Your intrepid Muddy ed has been scouring the land for the latest happenings and I can confirm that there is fun to be had. From new openings and live music to fitness and err, flying trapeze - get the goss here.

  • City slickin’: what’s on in London this summer

    London's shaking off the lockdown cobwebs with a host of awesome events. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's on in the capital.

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    What’s on in May

    Going out is BACK and so is our indispensable guide to what's on in Northants, including live theatre, where to dine in style and how to shop to support local. Go, go, Go!

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    The best bluebell walks

    Blooming 'eck! Bluebells are popping up in their billions across Northamptonshire. Here's where to find the best of them on your daily dose of exercise.

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    6 Delightful daffodil walks in Northants

    They're the cheerful little trumpets that herald the arrival of spring and here are the best places in Northants to see them right now...

  • SUP Northants

    58 ultimate outdoor meet-ups 2 hours from Northants

    Walking is sooo Lockdown 3. Come March 29, we’re ready for some new outdoors activities with friends or family. Try one of these fresh day trip ideas all within a 2 hour drive of Northants.

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    Get social! 7 perfect picnic spots (plus food)

    It's official, picnics are THE hottest social event of the season. Dig out your hamper and waterproof blanket, and order a bite before you find a bench with your bestie.

  • Easter egg hunts

    Fantabulous Easter fun in Northants

    Lockdown's easing and we're itching to do something other than stare at our own four walls for once. Enter your Muddy godmother with 10 of the most happening events to put a spring in your step this Easter.

  • Bring the bar to you: how to have a virtual night out

    Counting down the days until that chilly pub garden come April? God, us too. Here's the next best thing: bar-quality cocktails, perfect ambience, and a whole lot of glam.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • 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!

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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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