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  • Where to get your 2020 Christmas tree

    Know the difference between a Fraser, Nordic Pine or a Norway Spruce? No, me neither. Here's my top five picks to make it easier, just get there and ask!

  • Gotta have it! Bonkers baubles for your Christmas tree

    Forget subtle sparkle and colour co-ordination - this year we're embracing kitsch and dressing our Christmas trees with the most bonkers baubles we can find! Which is your favourite?

  • Your alternative advent calendar guide for 2020

    Move over, chocolate. From gin to jewellery, and options for men and minis, here are the best alternative advent calendars to count down the festive season.

  • Seven of the best kids books from smalls to teen

    Marilyn Brocklehurst of Norfolk Children's Book Centre gives us her top reads for the kids this Christmas.

  • Halloween interiors – no tricks, plenty of treats

    Halloween approaches and, quite frankly, this year, we'll take any excuse for a party. Invite five friends over and dress up your house with these interiors trinkets.

  • Cinderella – A Sparkly Christmas Spectacular!

    Music, dance, singing, pyrotechnics, special effects and an awful lot of glitter, it's panto time at the Theatre Royal Norwich and we absolutely loved it - oh yes we did!

  • 12 Days of Christmas Give Away

    Just in case Santa didn't deliver the right gift (wink, wink) - we have some very Muddy gifts to give away #inlovewithlocal

  • dog in luminous green puffer

    Gotta Have It

    Baby it's cold outside - check out these fab glow in the dark puffa coats from Woofers & Barkers in Holt. Plus 7 more Xmas doggie gift ideas!

  • Gift guide: for her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho.

  • Gift Guide: For nippers

    Treat the little people! 26 brilliant pressies to wrap under the tree for kids this Christmas.

  • 25 Christmas Markets

    There's no better way to get in the festive mood than a Christmas Market and there's still 13 markets to catch. Get shopping #lovelocal

  • 10 Festive Family Shows

    Panto not your thang? Here are 10 alternative festive shows without a boo, hiss or 'he's behind you!' in sight across Norfolk.

  • Gift Guide: Tweens & Teens

    Those pesky tweens and teens are a nightmare to buy for - but we think we've nailed it for you! 25 gifts that might even get you more than a grunt of thanks on Christmas Day.

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

  • Christmas lights turn on!

    Mulled wine at the ready - here's our guide to 12 Christmas lights switch on events across Norfolk!

  • Christmas rapping

    Watch out John Lewis! IKEA's and M&S's Christmas adverts are bonkers and brilliant! Watch, laugh and tell us your favourite.

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