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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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I'm Ali, editor of Muddy Kent, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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What's On

FRI 19 - SUN 21 APRIL 2019

MON 15 - SUN 21 APRIL 2019

APRIL 2019

Little Black Book

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  • Eat Out: The Leicester Arms Hotel, Penshurst

    Loved by locals, Sunday lunchers, cyclists, dog walkers, history lovers, over-nighters and families alike (especially in the summer when both adults and kiddies can enjoy this gorgeous beer garden). Let us tell you about the perfect place for day-tripping…

    • Eat out: Powder & Magazine

      Muddy tries Rochester's new hidden gem - a casual gastro dining restaurant for discerning food and drink fans. You’ll love the cool historic setting in the old Royal Navy Ordnance Depot.

    • 10 Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Treats

      Looking for a sweet treat for your mother, mother-in-law or your good self this Mothering Sunday? Here's our guide to 10 of the best Afternoon Teas in Kent - book up quick!

    • Eat out: Raspberry Room, Brasted

      This gorgeous new tea room is bringing a bit of glamour, a splash of colour and a taste-buds...

    • Kent’s top gastropubs

      Foodies rejoice! 4 of Kent's fabulous pubs made the cut in the national Top 50 Gastropub Awards (this is the list that matters - as voted by industry experts). We love these wonderful eateries. Book your table now!

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  • Family-friendly rentals

    Whether it’s Easter, half term or summer holidays, we all need time to reconnect with the fam…Ta-da! 30 gorgeous places to stay across the Muddy counties!

    • Booking your family hols?

      Don't do anything till you've seen Flight Centre's first Family Adventures brochure - and put yourself in the running for a £20k dream trip!

    • Kids in chaaaarge!

      Let my kids pick our family holiday? Errr, really? Call me a cynic, but this, I had to put to the test...Read on to see the result!

Most Read

    • Milk Makeup comes to the UK!

      The cult Instagram-able brand Milk Makeup - in all it's grabbable, easy-to-use glory - has finally arrived in the UK! Hurrah!

    • Taming the frizz

      I've just discovered the secret to frizz and fuss free hair. It turned my tresses from cave-woman to calmed-woman - seeing is believing...

  • April’s best new books

    Quick, spring-clean your bedside table or Kindle to make room for Muddy books editor’s Kerry Potter’s awesome April picks.

    • How He Does it

      *The* iconic modern male dancing role is the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - so what does it take to make it? Max Westwell reveals all. AND there's still a few last tickets remaining for this weekend's show at the Marlowe Theatre.

    • Need a new book?

      You're in the right place - Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter has picked this month's seven sexiest reads.

    • Read these! February’s best new books

      It was still the dog days of winter last time I checked so there's only one thing for it - let's hunker down with a compelling new book. Cue February's must-read tomes, as chosen by Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter.

    • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

      Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Diaries out!

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    • Property Flirt

      This Sevenoaks stunner is in a superb location. Think you can guess the price, property pervs?...

    • Find your dream home

      More people than ever are turning to property finding experts as the new secret weapon to secure their perfect home. Here's 10 REASONS WHY it could be the answer you're looking for...

    • Mud Monsters Run tips

      Tackling this super muddy obstacle course this June or thinking about it? Here's how to prep and what to expect on the day.

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first. Plus, fun local races to sign up for!

  • No, Tom, Noooooo!

    Is this the most excruciatingly cringey celebrity advert ever? Quite possibly Mr Hiddleston, quite possibly!

    • Muddy meets Tom Kerridge…

      ... and talks Pub in the Park (Basement Jaxx, people), his favourite local eateries, and work life balance issues - yup, he has them too!

    • Claire’s Chrimbo shape up

      TV actress and Sleeping Beauty panto star, Claire Sweeney, tells Muddy how she's going to lose weight by Christmas

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