Thursday, 14 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 ...

 

Jazz quartet perform for pensioners at charitable concert

Jazz quartet perform for pensioners at charitable concert

FIFTY members of the Henley 60+ Club enjoyed watching a jazz performance. The Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet performed at the club’s ...

 

Celebrity festival

AS usual, the festival has its fair share of celebrity and well-known visitors. Among them included Jay Kay, the lead singer of ...

 

Any excuse for a glass of wine

COMEDIAN Sara Pascoe held nothing back when giving a sneak preview of new material based around her recent break-up on Friday. She ...

 

Too hot for anything but ice cream

WITH temperatures hitting 30C, ice creams were a firm favourite with Henley’s Crooked Billet pop-up selling more than 1,000 of their ...

 

Mayor who likes Gold(ie)

DJ Goldie’s performance at the Henley Festival on Saturday had audience members dancing up a storm, including the town’s mayor. Kellie ...

 

Festival food

HUNGRY visitors consumed 1,000 guinea fowl, 2,500 asparagus spears, 150kg of locally sourced cheeses, 70kg of seabass, 50 sides of ...

 

Festival marred by audience walkouts

Festival marred by audience walkouts

THE chief executive of the Henley Festival has hailed the 35th event a success despite two of the nights being marred by walkouts. ...

 

Jess when you thought it was a bit hot, Glynne fires up festival

Jess when you thought it was a bit hot, Glynne fires up festival

Jess Glynne | Henley Festival | Wednesday, July 5 CLAD in black dinner jackets or flowing ball gowns on an evening where temperatures ...

 

All Saints and Mel C combine to close Henley Festival

All Saints and Mel C combine to close Henley Festival

ALL SAINTS and Mel C took the crowd back to the Nineties on the closing night of the Henley Festival. The girl band and former Spice ...

 

Jess has audience rocking by the river

Jess has audience rocking by the river

SINGER Jess Glynne launched this year’s Henley Festival with a bang as she performed on the riverside. The star took to the “floating” ...

 

Fancy that!

Fancy that!

HOCKEY player Jeremy Hughes has been around rowing since he was a small boy. His mother, Judith Burne, rowed for Great Britain at the ...

 

Festival's comedy line-up changes

COMEDIAN Joel Dommett will perform on the final night of the Henley Festival. Dommett, who shot to fame after appearing on this year’s ...

 

Henley Festival staff sought

THE organisers of this year’s Henley Festival are recruiting bar staff from this area. Successful candidates will be paid £10 an hour ...

 

Festival supports children's ukulele lessons

Festival supports children's ukulele lessons

THE Henley Festival has announced its support for a number of local charities and good causes. A share of the proceeds from this ...

 

Festival signs up former Spice Girl

Festival signs up former Spice Girl

FORMER Spice Girl Mel C will appear at this year’s Henley Festival. The singer, who was known as “Sporty Spice” while in the Nineties ...

 

Former Spice Girl Mel C announced for Henley Festival

Former Spice Girl Mel C announced for Henley Festival

FORMER Spice Girl Mel C will appear at this year’s Henley Festival. The singer, who was known as “Sporty Spice” while in the Nineties ...

 

Festival supremo on what makes Henley so good for a laugh

Festival supremo on what makes Henley so good for a laugh

THE man who books comedians to appear at the Henley Festival says the event offers great value for money compared with regular comedy ...

 

Comedy still rocks hard for festival mastermind

Comedy still rocks hard for festival mastermind

IT’S been some time since comedy was first hailed as the new rock and roll — but it’s a phrase that is ringing increasingly true of ...

 

Night-by-night guide to comedy at the Henley Festival

Night-by-night guide to comedy at the Henley Festival

Wednesday, July 5 Stephen K Amos will be bringing his latest hour to headline the opening night of the Henley Festival. Joining him in ...

 

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