Sunday, 25 February 2018

Early years of rock and roll will shake off winter chills

Early years of rock and roll will shake off winter chills

Life Could Be a Dream | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Monday, February 19 IF you’re in need of some chirpy, lively bebop music to shake off ...

Top school places will cost you

A NEW study has revealed the asking price premium parents will need to pay if they want to secure a place for their child at an ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kevin's right back in the saddle

Kevin's right back in the saddle

NETWORK engineer Kevin Ridsdale of Reading Road, Henley, was delighted to be back in the saddle recently, writes Amanda Stewart. Kevin,...

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 15 FOR many, the novel A Clockwork Orange is a cultural landmark ...

Women honoured at Sue Ryder awards

Women honoured at Sue Ryder awards

Women from the Henley area were among those honoured at the Sue Ryder Women of Achievement Awards. The 12th annual awards were held on ...

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. ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Maidenhead Town sink league leaders United

THE wet and cold weather continued to cause havoc last Saturday with a number of matches throughout the league being postponed. ...

Truck picks up vote of confidence!

Truck picks up vote of confidence!

NOW here’s a question for all fans of big pick-up trucks — you know, those wonderful utility/leisure vehicles that Americans love to ...

Renovated homes hint at Henley's 'beery' heritage

Renovated homes hint at Henley's 'beery' heritage

TWO of the recently renovated homes at The Maltings behind 18 Hart Street are on the market with Knight Frank. The house and the ...

Hidden gems that place you where the action is

Hidden gems that place you where the action is

TOWN centre dwellings are always going to be popular because it is just so great to be where the action is. Life is never boring when ...

Grounds are ideal for outdoor learning

Grounds are ideal for outdoor learning

WRAPPED up warm, the pre-prep children from nursery upwards are always happy to explore the 65 acres of Oxfordshire countryside at the ...

Awash with Colour artist can teach you to paint

Awash with Colour artist can teach you to paint

BBC TV artist Dermot Cavanagh is holding an inspirational three-day watercolour course in Goring Village Hall from February 27 to ...