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  • Copper House, Berkhamsted

    18 Jun 2019

    This super stylish all-day bar and social dining destination is local and independent, but it has the look and feel of a chi-chi London venue – see you at the bar!

  • This week

    17 Jun 2019

    Mon 17 – Sun 23 Jun: Lots of fun to be had this week including Letchworth Festival, family theatre and a sunset safari at Muddy Award-winning Whipsnade Zoo.

  • This weekend

    Fri 21 – Sun 23 Jun: Togas on for St Albans Roman Festival or check out Woburn Abbey Garden Show, Letchworth Festival and a production of This Noisy Isle in Bedford.

  • Bedford Modern School

    13 Jun 2019

    Muddy says: The superb facilities and friendly, unpretentious atmosphere at this selective co-ed make a refreshing change from traditional old-school independents.

  • The books you MUST read this summer

    Need a great page-turner for your summer holiday? Chek out Kerry Potter’s reviews of June’s best new books, including Eat, Pray, Love author, Elizabeth Gilbert’s breathtaking new novel.

  • St Columba’s College, St Albans

    12 Jun 2019

    Muddy says: This Catholic boys’ school puts equal stock in moral guidance as it does in academia, making for well-rounded young men, eager to reach their full potential and give something back to the wider community.

  • Turvey House, Bedfordshire

    11 Jun 2019

    Muddy says: This Grade I listed manor house on the banks of the River Ouse makes an idyllic spot to tie the knot or host your special event.

  • Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    Buying the paternal figure in your life a pint won’t cut it this Father’s Day? Don’t worry, we’ve truffled out some stylish presents for your favourite fella.

  • This weekend

    10 Jun 2019

    Fri 14 – Sun 16 Jun: Comedy from Rob Beckett, children’s theatre from local company The Theatre of Widdershins, plus load of exhibits to check out.

  • This week

    Mon 10 – Sun 16 Jun: The Very Hungry Catepillar Show, LOLs from Rob Beckett and Gill Sims, What’s Love Got To Do With It? at Alban Arena and Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess with Amanda Owen.

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