Sunday, 22 July 2018

Orchestral manoeuvres in the sunshine were most welcome

Orchestral manoeuvres in the sunshine were most welcome

Henley Symphony Orchestra | Henley Festival | Saturday, July 14 IT had long been mooted that the HSO should perform on the Henley ...

 

Stigers and Brydon bring big band to festival

Stigers and Brydon bring big band to festival

Jazz musician Curtis Stigers brought a touch of class to the Henley Festival as he performed a Frank Sinatra medley on Saturday (14). ...

 

Ol’ Blue Eyes is back, thanks to singer who does it his way

Ol’ Blue Eyes is back, thanks to singer who does it his way

CURTIS Stigers’s appearance at the Henley Festival tomorrow night (Saturday) is in many ways a happy accident. Together with the ...

 

Comedian minds his Ps and 45s

Comedian minds his Ps and 45s

LESS than a year after he handed Theresa May a fake P45 signed “from Boris” at October’s Conservative Party conference in Manchester, ...

 

Artists’ summery side

Artists’ summery side

A NUMBER of artists from the local area are represented in a show at the Henley Festival curated by Christmas Common-based gallerist ...

 

Festival shows football on opening night

Festival shows football on opening night

THOUSANDS of people were dressed in their finest as they watched pop star Rita Ora — and England’s World Cup semi-final — at the ...

 

Dinners winners

THE winners of the competition to win a champagne dinner for two at the London Street Brasserie’s Jazz Spiegeltent at the Henley ...

 

Rita Ora lifts spirits of festival crowd after World Cup defeat

Rita Ora lifts spirits of festival crowd after World Cup defeat

RITA ORA lifted the spirits of disappointed football fans on the opening night of this year’s Henley Festival. The popstar’s sell-out ...

 

Festival’s star sculptor refuses to dial it down

Festival’s star sculptor refuses to dial it down

DAVID MACH remembers his last visit to the Henley Festival all too vividly. “The place was just a sea of mud,” he recalls. “I imagine ...

 

Salon comedians are ready to make a good impression

Salon comedians are ready to make a good impression

IT’S long been renowned for its top-flight musical headliners but these days the Henley Festival is good for a laugh too. Last year’s ...

 

Festival classic night sells third of tickets

Festival classic night sells third of tickets

CLASSICAL music may be axed from the Henley Festival programme in future because of poor ticket sales this year. Less than a third of ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

Classical deal

HENLEY Festival is offering an exclusive “classical weekend” ticket. The £70 ticket gives entry to the Henley Symphony Orchestra’s ...

 

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 ...

 

Chic and Rita are hot tickets for festival

Chic and Rita are hot tickets for festival

TICKETS to see Nile Rodgers and Chic at this year’s Henley Festival have sold out in a fortnight. The award-winning American musician ...

 

Gloves are coming off for comic's festival gig

Gloves are coming off for comic's festival gig

HAVE you ever wished you’d told that awful boss where to stick that lousy job? Dumped an ex before they dumped you? Not backed down ...

 

PR executive wins festival tickets quiz

THE organisers of the Henley Festival have named the winner of its ticket competition. Carrie Mathieson, an account executive for ...

 

'Something for everyone'

'Something for everyone'

NILE RODGERS and Chic are to perform on the Friday night of this year’s Henley Festival. The award-winning American musician and ...