Thursday, 21 September 2017

Fans snap up tickets for O'Briain's second stand-up gig

Fans snap up tickets for O'Briain's second stand-up gig

TICKETS for the second performance by stand-up comedian Dara O’Briain at the Kenton Theatre in Henley sold out in an hour. People began queuing outside the New Street venue at 8.45am on Saturday morning even though the box office was not open until...

New food festival pulls in the crowds

New food festival pulls in the crowds

Dozens of local chefs, farmers and producers took part in the inaugural Henley Food Festival. More than 20 different exhibitors set up in a marquee in Falaise Square on Saturday and Sunday, including Honeys of Henley, Mr Hobbs gin, the Loddon...
Body image film's in demand

Body image film's in demand

WHEN body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photograph in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. Now Embrace, Brumfitt’s 2016 documentary on the...
Snapper's leading a tour of 'Hidden Henley'

Snapper's leading a tour of 'Hidden Henley'

PHOTOGRAPHER Martin Cook loves Henley. Everything about it, in fact — he takes pictures of anything and everything and likes nothing more than the challenge of finding beauty in even the most unlikely corners of our town. Martin’s “Hidden Henley”...

Opera companies bring a flavour of summer

Opera companies bring a flavour of summer

n FAWLEY-based charity Opera Prelude is presenting a summer evening of opera tonight (Friday) in partnership with the London-based ...

Puccini's great opera without an orchestra proves a revelation

Puccini's great opera without an orchestra proves a revelation

La Bohème | Diva Opera | Fingest Great Barn | Sunday, September 10 HOW often do you attend an event that does things so differently as ...

Latest Stephen King adaptation didn't do 'It' for me, sorry folks

Latest Stephen King adaptation didn't do 'It' for me, sorry folks

It | Henley Regal Picturehouse | Saturday, September 9 STEPHEN King’s lengthy 1986 lengthy horror tome It here gets its second filmed ...

'Songwriter of a generation' has nothing to be shy about

'Songwriter of a generation' has nothing to be shy about

An Evening with Nik Kershaw | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead | Friday, September 8 PERHAPS it puts the world of celebrity ...

Tasty lesson

A CHOCOLATE making workshop will be held in Wargrave on Tuesday. Rosie’s Chocolate Factory will run the event, which has been ...

I'm going to be bubbly, says Debbie

I'm going to be bubbly, says Debbie

DEBBIE McGEE says she is hoping to reveal her “bubbly” personality during this year’s Strictly Come Dancing competition. The radio ...

Jack and his joyous welcome

Jack and his joyous welcome

JACK is six years old and is definitely the most important member of our family. Whenever anyone returns to the house, even if they ...

My amazing friend Bronte

My amazing friend Bronte

FROM the streets of Cyprus I rescued Bronte through the Wild at Heart Foundation charity. She came to me as a tiny little black dog ...

Curry and quiz

A FORMER University Challenge winner will host a quiz night in Wargrave to raise money for homelessness charity Launchpad. Julian ...

Your final entries in Henley's Top Dog 2017 competition in support of Sue Ryder

HERE are some of the latest entries to this year’s Henley’s Top Dog competition, organised by the Henley Standard and official sponsor ...

Desert bloom

Desert bloom

A RARE plant at a garden centre near Wargrave has bloomed for the first time in 45 years. The Dasylirion, a Mexican and North American ...

Sleepy, mud-loving dream dog

Sleepy, mud-loving dream dog

THIS is Hope, my 60 kilo, almost six-year-old Saint Bernard hairy baby. She is my world. She generally sleeps about 23 hours a day and ...

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Hundreds visit car boot sale

Hundreds visit car boot sale

HUNDREDS of people attended a car boot sale in Wargrave to raise money for the local branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. More than 70 sellers set up stalls at the ... [more]

 

Empty shop could become flats

PLANS to turn a former antiques shop in Wargrave into four homes have been backed by parish councillors. Wargrave Antiques in High Street closed last year when owner John Connell ... [more]

 

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