Sunday, 24 June 2018

Olympic champion to speak at festival

Olympic champion to speak at festival

AN Olympic champion and a former rock drummer are among the latest names added to the line-up for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. Rowing double gold medalist Alex Gregory, who lives in Ipsden, will discuss his first book Dadventures. Veteran...
Comedian comes too

Comedian comes too

COMEDIAN Phill Jupitus has been added to the line-up at this year’s Henley Festival. He will headline at the Salon Comedy Club on Thursday, July 12, and will be one of a number of comics appearing during the five-day festival. Jupitus, who is known...
Phill Jupitus joins Henley Festival comedy line-up

Phill Jupitus joins Henley Festival comedy line-up

COMEDIAN Phill Jupitus has been added to the line-up at this year’s Henley Festival. He will headline at the Salon Comedy Club on Thursday, July 12 and will one of a number of comics appearing during the five-day festival. Jupitus, who is known for...
Demands of a diva

Demands of a diva

WHEN the big names perform at the Henley Festival, they often ask for the unexpected. When Elton John came two years ago he wanted strawberries and a television so that he could watch Wimbledon. The following night it was the turn of Shirley...
Classical deal

Classical deal

HENLEY Festival is offering an exclusive “classical weekend” ticket. The £70 ticket gives entry to the Henley Symphony Orchestra’s summer concert at 11.30am on Saturday, July 14 with unrestricted lawn seating and a lawn B seat to the English National...

Cricketer and food writer join literary festival line-up

Cricketer and food writer join literary festival line-up

ENGLAND cricketer Moeen Ali, food writer Jack Monroe and journalist Louise Minchin are among the latest names announced for this ...

Former ministers to speak at festival

TWO former home secretaries and the creator of the best-selling children’s series Horrid Henry will appear at this year’s Henley ...

Attractions galore at 40th traditional boat festival

Attractions galore at 40th traditional boat festival

THE Thames Traditional Boat Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary this summer. The largest gathering of traditional river craft ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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! ...

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Village shop raided again

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