Saturday, 21 April 2018

Pupils create storm at visiting Shakespeare production

Pupils create storm at visiting Shakespeare production

CHILDREN from three Henley schools took part in a performance of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Actors from the Young Shakespeare Company visited Rupert House School in Bell Street and performed the comedy to pupils from the school and nearby...
Miss Kiddy’s mob and the Godfather of swing

Miss Kiddy’s mob and the Godfather of swing

A SINGER and her band of “gangsters” are among the jazz acts to perform at this year’s Henley Festival. Miss Kiddy and the Cads will stage their Forties-style music review at on the Sunday of the annual five-night event in July. Their show will tell...
Councillors split over grant for ‘Trad’

Councillors split over grant for ‘Trad’

HENLEY Town Council could give £2,500 towards the cost of this year’s Thames Traditional Boat Festival. Organiser Lady McAlpine, of Fawley Hill, has applied for a grant for the event, which will be held at Fawley Meadows from July 20 to 22. Members of...

Gala celebration for festival’s 25th year

Gala celebration for festival’s 25th year

PAST and present stars of the Henley Youth Festival came together for a gala performance to mark 25 years since it began. The event at the Kenton Theatre in New Street on Saturday evening was the climax of this year’s festival, which had the theme of...
Author presents prizes in creative writing competition

Author presents prizes in creative writing competition

AUTHOR Amanda Jennings judged and handed out prizes for the youth festival creative writing competition. More than 170 children entered and had to write a story about “celebration”, the theme of this year’s festival. The prizes were handed out at the...

Youth Festival sees children of all ages take to the stage

Youth Festival sees children of all ages take to the stage

CHILDREN of all ages demonstrated their talents at this year’s Henley Youth Festival, writes Kate Swinburne-Johnson. At the Dance and ...

Camaraderie, fun and smiles despite the mud

Camaraderie, fun and smiles despite the mud

ON Saturday, March 10, the Go Kids! run, part of Henley Youth Festival, took place at Swiss Farm on Marlow Road, Henley, with races ...

Mothers are proud as musicians and singers perform with distinction

Mothers are proud as musicians and singers perform with distinction

ON Sunday, March 11 it was the second day of the Henley Youth Festival, which is 25 years old this year. The Junior Proms took place ...

Children show competitive and kind-hearted side

Children show competitive and kind-hearted side

HENLEY Youth Festival’s 25th year kicked off on Saturday morning (March 10) with an amazing turnout of 141 children at the Go Kids! ...

Gig Night showcases original songs (and maybe it’ll be my turn next time)

Gig Night showcases original songs (and maybe it’ll be my turn next time)

INSPIRING young performers took to the stage at Gig Night on Saturday, March 10, singing lots of their own songs and broadcasting ...

50 youngsters honoured in festival art and film contests

50 youngsters honoured in festival art and film contests

MORE than 50 children won prizes in the art and film competitions at this year’s Henley Youth Festival. The best of the 200 entries ...

Youth festival is off and running for 25th anniversary

Youth festival is off and running for 25th anniversary

MORE than 140 children took on a muddy and slippery cross-country course as this year’s 25th annual Henley Youth Festival got under ...

Children learn to perform in public at youth festival's junior proms

Children learn to perform in public at youth festival's junior proms

MORE than 100 children took part in the Henley Youth Festival’s annual junior proms event at Shiplake College on Sunday. There were ...

Teenagers serve up pop and jazz (but there's no fish and chips)

Teenagers serve up pop and jazz (but there's no fish and chips)

BUDDING musicians took part in Henley Youth Festival’s annual gig night at Lovibonds Brewery on Saturday. Nine acts, including singers,...

Mary Berry presents prize to schoolgirls at gala night

Mary Berry presents prize to schoolgirls at gala night

MARY BERRY presented a prize to five girls at this year’s Henley Youth Festival. She congratulated the pupils from Badgemore Primary ...

Nominate your favourites for the Reading Cultural Awards

Nominate your favourites for the Reading Cultural Awards

NOMINATIONS are now open for the 2018 Reading Cultural Awards. A spokesman for the organisers said: “Following a hugely successful ...

Art show to mark youth festival

Art show to mark youth festival

ART will be on display in businesses around town as part of the Henley Youth Festival starting next weekend, writes Phil Simms. This ...

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