Thursday, 26 April 2018

Jedi origami

A CHILDREN’S activity session with a Star Wars theme will be held at Wargrave library on Wednesday, May 30 from 2pm to 3pm. The ...

 

Book swap

A BOOK swap will be held in Wargrave to raise money for Sue Ryder. The event will take place at the snooker club at the Woodclyffe ...

 

Children’s publisher in hunt for ‘hidden gems’

Children’s publisher in hunt for ‘hidden gems’

A HENLEY-based publisher of children’s books has announced it is launching a search for “hidden gems” — whether in the form of ...

 

Pupils celebrate the importance of reading

Pupils celebrate the importance of reading

CHILDREN dressed as literary characters for Crazies Hill Primary School’s world book week. They were also visited by an author and ...

 

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

SNOW may be on the ground in Wargrave but “Spring is in the Air”. That’s the title of an evening of poetry and prose being hosted by ...

 

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

SNOW may be on the ground in Wargrave but “Spring is in the Air”. That’s the title of an evening of poetry and prose being hosted by ...

 

Animals fun

A CHILDREN’S activities morning with a theme of animals will be held at Wargrave library on Monday, April 9 from 10.30am to 11.30am. ...

 

Pupils dress up for World Book Day

Pupils dress up for World Book Day

PUPILS at Valley Road School in Henley dressed up as literary characters including Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Gruffalo ...

 

Children get into character

Children get into character

PUPILS at Badgemore Primary School in Henley dressed up as their favourite literary characters for World Book Day. The children came ...

 

Management in a minute by man who knows

Management in a minute by man who knows

A MANAGEMENT consultant has written a book of tips on how to succeed in business. Philip Cripps, of Crazies Hill Road, Wargrave, is ...

 

New arts festival has an Abbey ending in store

New arts festival has an Abbey ending in store

A NEWLY launched arts festival for the towns and villages in and around the Chiltern Hills will climax with a concert at Dorchester ...

 

Colourful lecture

AN illustrated talk dedicated to the life and work of artist and printmaker Rena Gardiner will take place at St Mary’s Church in ...

 

BBC historian's right at home with Pride & Prejudice author

BBC historian's right at home with Pride & Prejudice author

SHE’S the Reading-born TV historian who once turned the tables on an interviewer who asked her what she most disliked about her ...

 

Earl is fascinated by King's great escape

Earl is fascinated by King's great escape

THE younger brother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, is coming to Nettlebed Village Club later this month to talk about his ...

 

Tinker, tailor, playwright, spy

Tinker, tailor, playwright, spy

Janet Todd on The Secret Life of Aphra Behn | Henley Literary Festival | Friday, October 6 I LOVED the RSC’s joyous revival of Aphra ...

 

Running through wheat

Ian McEwan THE author of Atonement gave the audience at the Cliveden Literary Festival an enjoyable glimpse into the life of one of ...

 

Putting history on screen

Daisy Goodwin and Amanda Foreman QUEEN Victoria didn’t only bequeath her name to an era and a culture, she also left an astonishing ...

 

Brexit... what's nextit?

Sunday politics EARLY on Sunday morning Ian McEwan and Geordie Grieg, after talk of books, sex and interviews, covered Brexit. McEwan ...

 

Author visit

AUTHOR Morag Joss will visit Wargrave on Monday. Joss, whose novel Half-Broken Things won the Crime Writers Association’s Silver ...

 

It's time to Ma'am up

It's time to Ma'am up

Craig Brown | Henley Literary Festival | Saturday, October 7 CRAIG Brown had the 9pm bedtime story slot at the Kenton to tell us about ...

 

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The Christ Church Centre is seeking a ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR — BUILDING & FACILITIES (Part-time) 20 hours per week; ...