The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Kent Edition

Category: Festivals

Britain’s best vintage festival at Chatham’s Historic Dockyard

10 Sep 2016

If you love all things vintage then you’ll want to head over to the ‘Salute to the 40s’ weekender at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Sat 17 – Sun 18 Sept. Dress in ‘40s style and become part of the 1940’s Family, be transported back in time, for a weekend of vintage delight. Living history, live vintage music, dancing and variety acts, take place all weekend. Get in the mood with these goodies, inspired by Britain’s best vintage festival, right here in Kent.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE – HOW TO GET THE BEST FROM THE FEST

4 Aug 2016

It’s the largest arts festival in the world and about to take place over 3 weeks (5 Aug – 29 Aug) in Scotland’s capital. If you love the Edinburgh Fringe then you’ll want to read this piece from Muddy Sussex editor, Debbie, on getting the best from the fest. Get in touch if you’ve got any tips and highlights on the comedy gargantuan of the calendar. And enjoy!

‘Debbie’s Work of Obsession’ – that’s how my husband rudely labelled the top of my DIY Edinburgh Fringe timetable last year.

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The Muddy Must-Have Summer Festival Buys

24 Jul 2016

 

Okay so everybody needs things like water, money for the bar and your ticket. Oh, and maybe wet wipes. But here are the other 15 things that should be on every festival goer’s packing list.

1. Coastal Wool Picnic Rug, John Lewis, £55

2. Aviators, Ray-Bans, Sunglasses Hut, £143

3. The Paradiso Beach Towel, You Me and the Dream, £75

4. SPF 30 Face Moisturizer, Malin + Goetz, Space NK, £28

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The Muddy Guide: Thurs 21 – Wed 27 July

21 Jul 2016

Whitstable Oyster Festival, Whitstable, Thu 21 Jul – Sun 31 Jul

The 32nd Whitsable Oyster Festival sees over 80,000 people descend to the seaside town for 10 days of great food and live performances. Such a fab festival with so much cool and quirky stuff going on – including outdoor cinema screenings, mud tug of war, street parades, arts & crafts and live music. The Harbour Food Fair will also be at hand hosting a brilliant array of global and local traders to satisfy anyone’s taste buds.

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The Muddy Guide: Thurs 14 – Wed 20 July

13 Jul 2016

“Kill The Cardigan”, Image and Style Workshop, Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells, Tue 19 Jul

If you’re interested in sharpening up your work wardrobe WellStyled is launching a unique training course to help women kill the cardigan and learn how to dress to impress. Style Coach and Personal Stylist, Siobhan Young, will be running a three-hour Women in Business Workshop to help you hone your professional style and “dress like you mean business”.

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The Muddy Summer Festival Guide: Kent and Beyond

11 Jul 2016

I’m a dedicated festival lover but, let’s be clear, I’m not a hardcore roll-in-mud and wet-wipes-at-dawn music-fan. Oh no. I’m just going to come out and say that I’m a namby-pamby glamper. All the way. So I get excited at this time of year when there’s so many awesome music festivals going on right here on my doorstep. That way I can head out, rock out and then pass out back home in the comfort of my own bed.

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