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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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  • Panto! Aladdin

    Muddy intern Alice Ridsdale reviews Aladdin at the Leatherhead Theatre - and her verdict? It's a guaranteed good time. Oh yes it is!

  • Get ready to party

    Get your guests warmed up and let the good times flow with these festive cocktails from Bubble and Twist.

  • Get Christmas ready

    The thought of getting ready for Christmas can be overwhelming with a long ‘to do’ list! But help is at hand thanks to Surrey Hills Concierge. Here are their top tips to help you prepare for the big day.

  • Polesden Lacey

    Planning a festive family day out away from the crowds of your local shopping centre? Head to the National Trust's Polesden Lacey near Dorking.

  • Hansel and Gretel

    The Rose Theatre's adaptation of Hansel and Gretel is a fabulous feel-good fable with a wonderfully festive twist - and I couldn't recommend it enough.

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Don't eat the manky apple, Snow White! Oops, too late. Read our review of the Harlequin Theatre's seasonal show, starring - oh yeah! - Ann Widdecombe.

  • Best books 2018

    Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter choose her top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • Panto! Cinderella

    Does Cinders get to the ball on time. Does the prince find his princess? Is this a traditional panto in all the best ways? Oh yes it is! Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, you've done it again!

  • Festive fizz

    Christmas just isn't Christmas without bubbles - so here to take the fuss out of choosing your fizz is Surrey wine educator Heather Dougherty.

  • Let’s get cheesy

    No, not panto - we're talking the ultimate cheeseboard for Christmas. Every house should have one! Here's our guide to getting it right, thanks to the cheesemongers at Partisan Deli.

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