Thursday, 22 February 2018

Adventure film festival zooms in on wild and remote regions

Adventure film festival zooms in on wild and remote regions

A TOURING film festival is coming to the Hexagon in Reading next week. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features two different collections of brand new adventure films starring the world’s top explorers on mind-blowing journeys in wild and remote...
Concert aims to get to clarinet's essence

Concert aims to get to clarinet's essence

THE success of October’s “Jazz at St Andrew’s” concert has led the organisers to expand their annual series of events at the church. Concerts in Caversham had previously specialised in classical music — but have confirmed that jazz will now be an...
Church recital will 'bring on the youth'

Church recital will 'bring on the youth'

CONCERT pianist Anita D’Attellis is preparing to “Bring on the Youth!” tomorrow night (Saturday), when she stages the third in her series of four “winter recitals” in Wallingford. The 7.30pm concert at St Mary-le-More church in Market Place will...
Film explores the downside of plastic

Film explores the downside of plastic

PLASTICS campaigner Julia Carey is inviting Henley Standard readers to attend a free screening of the documentary Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?The film, which has previously been shown at the town hall, follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he tries...
Burgess's 'ultraviolent' fable goes beyond good and evil

Burgess's 'ultraviolent' fable goes beyond good and evil

A Clockwork Orange | Progress Theatre, Reading | Thursday, February 15FOR many, the novel A Clockwork Orange is a cultural landmark of the 20th century. But since it’s a depiction of a violent, dystopian society, it’s undoubtedly a highly...

Theatre tyros are helping Mowgli take to the stage

Theatre tyros are helping Mowgli take to the stage

THREE of the hottest young talents in British theatre have come together to create a fresh adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 ...

Panto producers are ready to get cracking on Dick Whittington

Panto producers are ready to get cracking on Dick Whittington

THE people who brought you Robin Hood at Christmas are already hard at work creating this year’s Kenton Theatre panto. Friday night ...

Country move inspired new chapter for Boycie

Country move inspired new chapter for Boycie

AFTER Del Boy and Rodney he’s the most instantly recognisable character in one of the greatest sitcoms in British television history. ...

Shows' taste of 'the Springing Sixties'

Shows' taste of 'the Springing Sixties'

FANS of Sixties pop idols The Springfields have a treat in store next weekend courtesy of band member turned hit record producer Mike ...

Opera singer Rosie is an 'inbetweener'

Opera singer Rosie is an 'inbetweener'

NEXT Friday (February 23) promises to be twice as nice for opera lovers — with not one but two events taking place in Henley town ...

Jazz band leader's marking 69 years!

Jazz band leader's marking 69 years!

JAZZ legend Chris Barber is coming to Henley next Saturday (February 24) as part of a Europe-wide concert tour marking his astonishing ...

Art group moves with the times

A GROUP which promotes and celebrates art has changed its name. The Henley Decorative and Fine Arts Society will now be known as The ...

Cake contest

THE Lashbrook House care home in Shiplake will hold a bake-off competition on Monday. Staff will bake cakes for judging by Henley ...

England's own Hamilton is coming to the Kenton

England's own Hamilton is coming to the Kenton

HAMILTON, the blockbuster musical about the life of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, opened in the West End just before ...

Musical shows why 'our Cilla' really was a national treasure

Musical shows why 'our Cilla' really was a national treasure

Cilla the Musical | New Theatre Oxford | Tuesday, February 13 SOMETIMES it seems as though there are enough national treasures to fill ...

Andersen's dark fables shed light aplenty on today's fears

Andersen's dark fables shed light aplenty on today's fears

The Little Matchgirl (and other happier tales) | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, February 13 AN explosion in a fantasy factory best sums ...

Paddington star has questions to answer

Paddington star has questions to answer

ACTOR Hugh Grant will be in conversation at the Oxford Playhouse next month — for one night only. Join him as he discusses his life, ...

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Legal fund target rises

A FUND-RAISING campaign to help prevent a development of 95 homes in Sonning Common has increased its target. Organisers now want to raise £8,000 after reaching their original ... [more]

 

Chard helps side to win

THE D team of Sonning Common and Peppard were 7-3 winners at Tilehurst Methodists A in their Reading and District League top of the table Division 2 clash in which Carol Chard ... [more]

 

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