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    How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

    12 Dec 2019

    ‘Tis the season to banish waste, tat, all things un-recyclable and go sustainable. Does anyone know where you can buy halos?

  • Your local Christmas gift guide

    Show your local high street some love this year and crack the Christmas shopping in one fell swoop. Here’s our edit of the best gifts from some of our fave producers, makers and curators across Herts and Beds.

  • #inlovewithlocal

    Put a face to your indie favourites

    10 Dec 2019

    Wanna find out what it’s really like to run a local business? We chat to some entrepreneurs in our area about why it’s so important to get behind them, and how we can all do our bit this Christmas.

  • Review: Sleeping Beauty at Rhodes Arts Complex

    For an all-singing, all-dancing twist on a fairytale favourite, with a stonking production team and a cast that really gives it some welly get your tickets now for this Christmas cracker of a panto.

  • Beechwood Park School

    Beechwood Park, St Albans

    This seriously academic school has idyllic grounds, bags of opportunities, and a unique child-centred approach which puts kids in charge of their own learning journey.

  • This weekend

    9 Dec 2019

    Fri 13 – Sun 15 Dec: Heaps of family theatre including The Wind in the Willows, The Snow Queen, Santa’s Marvellous Magical Toyshop and more more more.

  • This week

    Mon 9 – Sun 15 Dec: It’s an absolute whopper of a week with Adam Kay’s Diary of a Junior Doctor, NT Live, ballet, Christmas shows, trails and walks.

  • Top local tipples: Say cheers!

    4 Dec 2019

    Here’s our pick of the best locally produced boozy beverages to fill your boots with this Christmas and beyond.

  • #InLoveWithLocal this Xmas

    We’re all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too – step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

  • Polam Nursery and Pre-Prep School, Bedford

    3 Dec 2019

    This is a small school with a big heart, where happiness comes first, which provides a valuable stepping stone for both ambitious and more cautious children towards the next step in their education.

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