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  • The 2019 Winner’s Party!!

    The sun was shining and the gin was flowing at The Fire Pit Camp for our Award winner's drinks. I was incredibly honoured to meet our 24 winners - all amazing people proudly flying the flag for independent businesses in Norfolk.

  • The Muddy Awards 2018 are Live!!

    They're back! Vote for the most unique, quirky and utterly brilliant businesses in Norfolk in our prestigious Awards from 23 April.

  • Fun & Froclics at the Muddy Award Drinks

    There was flowers, there was fizz, there was fun and there was finger food at this year's celebrations at The Kings Head, Letheringsett near Holt

  • Are you a Finalist?

    The results have been meticulously counted (where’s the nearest Opticians?!) and the five businesses with the most votes in each category highlighted in a lovely hot pink – of course! In short: the wait is over – if you’re a Finalist in this year’s Muddy Stiletto Awards, you’re name will be on the list below. Good luck! Muddy […]

  • What’s Next for The Muddy Awards?

    Roll that drum and listen up everyone! The first round of the Muddy Awards closed on Wednesday 24 May, wondering what’s next? Firstly: the long job of counting up thousands of votes to determine who has made it through to the final – there will be five finalists in each of the 27 categories, those […]

  • Muddy Awards 2017

    Roll that drum, readers! Dig out your Dior, polish that crystal and put the champers on ice, because the Muddy Awards are rolling into town. We want to shout from the rooftops (hard in heels, but we’ll give it our best shot) about Norfolk’s indy businesses in all their quirky, unmissable, glorious erm, glory – from food producers to destination pubs, fabulous theatres to fashion […]

  • Muddy is a Finalist in the UK Blog Awards

    Great news: I’m delighted to announce that Muddy Stilettos has made the finals for the UK Blog Awards 2017 – and in the Best Arts & Culture Blog category no less.

  • And the winners are…

    In case you’ve been asleep for the past eight weeks, we have been running some inaugural awards here in Norfolk for the best independent businesses in the county. Loyal fans voted in the thousands and fizz for winners kindly hosted by new-kid-on-the-Golden-Triangle-block Warwick Street Social last Friday (thanks guys).

  • Muddy Awards – round 2!

    So, the votes have been counted and the finalists contacted – they/you now have until 14 June to collect more votes in order to push them/you onto the winning podium. This is how it works: 1. Click onto the awards link on the right hand side of this page 2. Enter your email address and postcode 3. […]

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