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  • 24 throwback films to watch with your kids

    Time to stage an intervention! Sick of hearing your kids' shows on repeat? Free the remote from their clutches and settle in for a fabulously retro family film night.

  • Read THESE this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • 20 cultural things to do in 2020

    2020 is the Hertfordshire Year of Culture so we've rounded up the best events, performances and festivals happening across the county to put in your diary now!

  • Jeeves with added (Wooster) sauce

    Up for some jolly japes, an avalanche of comic effects and a gentle skewering of the upper class? Then you might just love this anarchic reimagining of the P.G Wodehouse classic.

  • The 5 best books out February

    Need a new read? Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has found five February fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em!

  • This month’s best new reads

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter's enthralling new literary picks.

  • Book now! The 2020 cultural picks you must not miss

    There's a ridiculous amount of amazing art, books, film, TV, music and theatre landing this year. Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter picks out the best of the bunch.

  • 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.

  • The Snow Queen Hertford Theatre

    Review: The Snow Queen at Hertford Theatre

    It's panto but not as you know it... This 10th anniversary show is a sparkling specatacle of high energy performance and dazzling sets that won't disappoint.

  • Meerkat Christmas

    The best children’s books of the year

    Need pressie info for budding bookworms? Look no further than this curated edit of the year's best children's books for everyone from toddlers to teens.

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