The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Warwickshire Edition

Category: Comedy

Muddy Bucks/Oxon into London – Mormons, Chinatown & Travel Bags!

17 Mar 2017

Muddy Stiletto’s Editor-in-Chief Hero Brown made a run for it into London with her new Mary Poppins travel bag…

I escaped into London last weekend – left my three children to fend for themselves (social services: this is a JOKE!) – and had a whale of a time with Mr Muddy. A couple of things to tell you. Firstly, if you’re looking for a good value place to rest your head in the smoke, the Z Hotel is almost indecently placed in the centre of things in Soho, one minute from Chinatown, a hop and a skip from Covent Garden and bang in the middle of all the fun.

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What’s On Nationally This Weekend

17 Mar 2017

Feel like exploring somewhere new? Muddy tenticles cover the South of England and who better to know the cool stuff that’s hard to unearth than our brilliant regional Muddy editors (all national journalists in their own right) who are constantly scouring their counties for the best arts and cultural highlights? Whether you’re day tripping or planning for longer, here are some of the treats in store for you.


Meet Louis Sidoli, Castle Fine Art Windsor, Sun 20 Mar

Love neon?

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The Cool Stuff

8 Mar 2017

Music is definitely in the air this week with tributes to two amazingly talented late artists, Amy Winehouse and Bob Marley, as well as some Cuban jazz, gorgeous folk vocals and iconic superhero film scores.

Amy film screening with live set from Amy tribute Laura Jane, Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen, Birmingham Fri March 10

Tickets are going really fast for the film screening of this ‘piercingly sad’ documentary at Birmingham’s new indy cinema in The Custard Factory.

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Review: Comedian Kieran Hodgson’s Maestro, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

4 Mar 2017

Not coming from a terribly musical family, I find it amazing that an 11-year-old would have the impetus and drive to start writing a four-movement symphony. My teens are too busy on Snapchat and Overwatch.

Even more so, a symphony influenced by late-Romantic Austrian composer Gustav Mahler – who Kieran admits himself was “a bad boy…a rebel composer…more of an evil genius” (and one who doesn’t even make it onto the play-list of shock-horror – Classic FM!).

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