Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Battle of the Bands at Hope for Henley
Published 22/08/14



AN open-air church service and battle of the bands contest are among the attractions at a new event in Henley over the bank holiday weekend.

Hope for Henley has been organised by Henley Baptist Church and youth and community project Nomad, which are both based at d:two in Market Place, and will feature events today (Friday) and on Saturday and Sunday.

The activities will kick off this afternoon with a family fun day at Freeman’s Meadow, off Fair Mile, where there will be a climbing wall and team games. Tonight, there will be a battle of the bands contest for young musicians and a club night at d:two.

Tomorrow, there will be gardening at the playground in Freeman’s Meadow from 1pm to 4pm and car washing will take place at the Christ Church centre car park in Reading Road. There will be musical performances at d:two from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

On Sunday, there will be an open-air church service at the bandstand in Mill Meadows from 10.30am to noon. This will be followed by a barbecue from 12.30pm to 3pm.

Russell Martin, assistant pastor, said: “This weekend is all about bringing hope to the people of Henley in a variety of ways. Our desire is to bring communities together around some high-quality, fun and free events.”

Hope for Henley is part of the nationwide Hope Together initiative, in which churches try to improve their local communities.


Published 22/08/14

MOST POPULAR
Mystery of wife's pond death
Concern as village butcher sells up
Homeless man leaves Henley
Motorcyclist killed in lorry collision
Lorry gets jammed
Shops for sale
River legacy behind winning Christmas card
History of obelisk revealed
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Hard luck dogs star in charity calendar
Organist honoured 50 years after debut
Students achieve Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award
Leaving the leaves could be dangerous
Living Advent: Rock around the Christmas tree
Living Advent Day 1: The youth of today
Sculpture targeted again by vandals
Henley student wins archaeology award
The Station House re-opens
When what you want is not what you get
Woman switched labels to claim refunds
Art school in studio where Bacon painted
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Lord Moynihan entertains at Leander dinner
Weir wins it on the final hole
Race night
Wargrave to host three-day match
Gillotts team impress
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2016  |  Registered in England number 1418717