Tuesday, 12 December 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Festival brings back classics

EXCLUSIVE: Festival brings back classics

CLASSICAL music will return at next year’s Henley Festival with a “world-leading” act performing on the final night. The traditional fireworks display, held at the end of each night, will also be back instead of the pyrotechnics show held this summer....

Youth festival celebrating 25 years

Youth festival celebrating 25 years

ORGANISERS of the Henley Youth Festival are seeking people’s memories of the event from down the years to mark its 25th anniversary next year. They are asking for past performers, parents or organisers to recall shows, events or memorable moments...
Princess, politician and prostrate TV presenter

Princess, politician and prostrate TV presenter

THE Henley Literary Festival celebrated its 11th year with a host of star names and record-breaking ticket sales. Organisers hailed the week-long event, which ended on Sunday, as the best yet. Programming director Tom Ryan said: “It was amazing and...

Rain fails to dampen

Rain fails to dampen

ORGANISERS of this year’s Henley Show say they’re relieved that the weather stayed mostly warm and dry. Thousands of people attended the 126th annual event, which took place at the Greenlands Farm showground, off Marlow Road, on Saturday. Conditions...

Henley Show results 2017

Henley Show results 2017

LIVESTOCK Cattle Beef champion: Mr & Mrs G R Fountaine Reserve beef champion: Sir Martyn Arbib Dexter Cow or heifer in milk: Miss J ...

Festival of food and drink is a starter

Festival of food and drink is a starter

THE best food and drink that Henley and the surrounding area has to offer will be showcased at the inaugural Henley Food Festival this ...

Riding in

THE son of former Olympic showjumper John Whitaker will compete at Henley Show tomorrow (Saturday). Robert Whitaker and his wife Kate ...

Band are alive and kicking

Band are alive and kicking

MUSICAL entertainment at this year’s Henley Show will be provided by the self-styled “greatest party band on the planet” — Lucky To Be ...

Thank you for helping to promote farming

Thank you for helping to promote farming

I WELCOME you all to the 126th Henley Show. The show, the sheepdog trial, and the ploughing match organised by the association would ...

THE Kimblewick Hunt covers parts of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Hertfordshire. It was formed ...

Hurry to see scurry driving

Hurry to see scurry driving

SCURRY racing will be taking centre stage in the main ring at this year’s Henley Show. It is a fast-paced equestrian sport which ...

Looking after our countryside is important

Looking after our countryside is important

I AM honoured to be the president of Henley Show for 2017. I have been involved in agriculture since I was a child, working on the ...

Under-16s enter free

THE Henley Show is organised by the Henley and District Agricultural Association and held at the Henley Showground in Hambleden, off ...

Prizes for dog show winners

ENTRIES to the companion dog show will be taken on the showground, next to the produce tent, from 11.30am. Judging will begin at 12....

THE 126th annual ploughing match organised by the Henley & District Agricultural Association will take place at Bishopland Farm, ...

New 3D crafts at farming marquee

THE Henley Show will once again play host to the hugely popular Food and Farming Marquee. It provides a unique opportunity for both ...

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Plea for crossing

A PEDESTRIAN crossing is needed to help vulnerable people get across one of the busiest streets in Sonning Common, says a parish councillor. Barrie Greenwood said Wood Lane needed ... [more]

 
Crowds welcome back switch-on

Crowds welcome back switch-on

HUNDREDS of people attended Goring’s Christmas festival on Friday evening. The village shops stayed open until 8.30pm and the lights of the 20ft Christmas tree in Rectory Gardens ... [more]

 

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