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  • Spellbound – the first review

    There's a brand new major exhibition in town and it's all about magic. Muddy hopped on a broomstick and headed down for an exclusive tour and it's a corker.

  • Pirates, Pants…

    ... and Wellyphants. A lovely interactive kids' exhibition featuring Nick Sharratt's iconic illustrations at Henley's River & Rowing Museum.

  • modern art Barbara Hepworth River and Rowing Museum statue round shape egg-like

    The best of Barbara

    The River & Rowing Museum in Henley is gaining quite the reputation for its small but perfectly formed exhibitions. Following Hockney and Matisse comes this bijou tribute to sculptor Barbara Hepworth. We likey.

  • London calling! The capital’s best autumn art exhibitions

    Need a culture fix? Here's our edit of the best art exhibitions in the capital this autumn. Embrace your inner Brian Sewell and let's go!

  • C’est parfait

    The Degas to Picasso exhibition at The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford has us totally wowed at Muddy HQ, and this is the last weekend to catch it.

  • HOT NEW SPRING EXHIBITIONS

    You can't beat London's museums for a culture fix. So unleash your inner Brian Sewell and check out these must-see Spring exhibitions - featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie's Terminator suit.

  • Book this: Festival No6 at TATE

    Fancy zipping down to London for a little cultural soiree next month? If so, here’s an idea from Catherine, the immensely funky (*sniff) editor of the brand new Muddy Warwickshire.

  • Up close and personal

    Know much about artist John Piper? We didn't either, but having seen the new the permanent new exhibition of the Henley-based polymath at The River & Rowing Museum in Henley we're now decided fans. See what the fuss is about here.

  • Mosaic masterpieces

    Want to look at something really beautiful? I came across Oxford-based mosaicist Becky Paton a few months back and have followed her avidly since.

  • Philip Gray Seascapes

    I've been drawn to seascapes since my best friend bought me the most beautiful oil painting for my wedding, and nothing rivalled it until now...

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