Saturday, 18 November 2017

300 years of selling beer

1711 William Henry Brakspear bought a brewery in Bell Street, Henley. 1769 Robert Brakspear, 19, became the pub landlord of the Cross ...

 

A spy in our camp?

October 23, 1914 COUNCILLOR J T Campion had a very unpleasant experience this week while on holiday at Bognor with his wife. He was on ...

 

Ewelme’s war

A TALK called “Ewelme in 1914: Peace and War” will be given by Dr Kate Tiller at Ewelme Church today (Friday) at 7.30pm. Tickets cost ...

 

Village to celebrate link to war poet

AN exhibition promoting First World War poet Wilfred Owen’s connection to Dunsden will be held next month. He lived in Dunsden from ...

 

Remembering WW1 in Benson

A FIRST World War centenary event will be held at Benson parish hall tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 4pm. It will feature war records ...

 

Local WWI information & photos sought

AN amateur historian, who is researching the lives of soldiers who served during the First World War, will be hosting free drop-in ...

 

Great War soldiers honoured with beer

A GORING woman’s father who served in the First World War has been honoured with a commemorative beer. Stanley “Blanco” White is one ...

 

Artist to discuss WWI-themed paintings

AN artist will discuss her First World War-themed paintings at a Goring gallery on Thursday. Anna Dillon’s Battlelines Redrawn project ...

 

Hunt for war art

SCULPTURES made by soldiers during the First World War are being sought for an exhibition in Goring. The village’s local history ...

 

Museum honours bravery of fallen

AN exhibition about Henley during the First World War will open at the River and Rowing Museum next month. One family whose story will ...

 

NEWS: AN APPEAL

We, the undersigned, appeal to the young men of Henley and District between the ages of 19 and 30 where possible to forthwith join the ...

 

NEWS: THINGS THOUGHTFUL

'It is destiny' - phrase of the weak human heart! 'It is destiny' - a dark apology for every error! The strong and the virtuous admit ...

 

NEWS: THE WAR - HOW HENLEY MAY HELP

In the absence of the Mayor (Councillor W. A. Hobbs), who is serving his country with the Territorials of the county, Alderman ...

 

Rare pictures tell story of Henley through ages

HENLEY’S past has been brought back to life in a resident’s new book. Elizabeth Hazeldine, who was born in the town, unearthed dozens ...

 

WWI memorial lunch raises £1,000 for appeal

A LUNCH to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War was held at Shiplake Memorial Hall on Saturday. More than 80 ...

 

Shops and children mark war centenary

SHOPS in Henley marked the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with special window displays. The Bell Bookshop in Bell ...

 

Remembering them

A VILLAGE church will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War over the August bank holiday weekend (23 and ...

 

We can never forget the fallen

HUNDREDS of people attended an outdoor service in Henley on Sunday to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. The ...

 

Henley shops mark centenary of World War I

SHOPS in Henley marked the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with special window displays. The Bell Bookshop in Bell ...

 

Oh, what a lovely way to honour Great War heroes

A MUSICAL based on songs from the First World War will be staged in Henley and Sonning Common to mark the centenary of the conflict. ...

 

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