Sunday, 22 October 2017

Festival ends of a high... let’s do it again next year

THOUSANDS of people attended the closing celebrations of this year’s inaugural Goring and Streatley Festival.

Families basked in the sunshine on Sunday afternoon as the Wimbledon men’s final was shown live on a 13ft screen in Streatley Meadows.

Hundreds of origami swans which people had made at a workshop at Goring’s Rectory Gardens earlier in the day were floated down the Thames.

The free event ended with a Last Night of the Proms-style concert, featuring ukulele group The Ukes of Hazzard and the Goring and Streatley Concert Band.

The band played film scores including The Dam Busters March, My Heart Will Go On from Titanic and the theme music from Star Wars.

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