Monday, 25 June 2018

Divider and ruler are great theatre

Divider and ruler are great theatre

Handbagged | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, June 19 I HAVE to admit, we were a little apprehensive at the prospect of lengthy ...

True-life bookshop drama still leaps off the page

True-life bookshop drama still leaps off the page

84 Charing Cross Road | Oxford Playhouse | Wednesday, June 20 “FEISTY New York script-reader seeks long-term relationship with ...

Flat-sharing pointers are ‘out of this world’

Flat-sharing pointers are ‘out of this world’

THE International Space Station: a cramped assortment of corridors, labs and claustrophobic crew quarters. But despite the lack of ...

Former head unveils £1.4m school music centre named after her

Former head unveils £1.4m music centre named after her

A NEW £1.45million music centre has opened at Queen Anne’s School in Caversham. The Scott Music Centre is named after Audrey Scott, ...

TV stars join messy obstacle course

TV stars join 10,000 people at messy obstacle course

A TV presenter and an actress were among a record 10,000 people who attended this year’s Little Welly Goes Wild event. The 3km ...

10,000 attend steam rally

10,000 attend steam rally

MORE than 10,000 people visited the Stoke Row Steam and Vintage Rally over the weekend. The 38th annual event, which took place at ...

Curtain play doesn’t quite hang together

Curtain play doesn’t quite hang together

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain, Oxford Playhouse, June 11 THERE’S a market in extending the Sherlock Holmes canon beyond Conan ...

Family drama’s ups and downs, tears and laughter ring true throughout

Family drama’s ups and downs, tears and laughter ring true throughout

Happy Jack | Progress Theatre, Reading | Monday, June 11 IN the latest offering from Progress Theatre, Happy Jack, Gareth Saunders and ...

Student photographs are worth a thousand words

Student photographs are worth a thousand words

A STUDENT at The Henley College who spent four months photographing residents of Thamesfield Nursing Home in Wargrave Road has seen ...

Win tickets to see ‘Awful Auntie’ at the Hexagon

Win tickets to see ‘Awful Auntie’ at the Hexagon

A TOURING theatre show based on David Walliams’s bestselling children’s book Awful Auntie is coming to the Hexagon next month — and ...

Join walks book author for a ‘sample chapter’

Join walks book author for a ‘sample chapter’

THE author of a newly published book of family-friendly walks in the South Oxfordshire countryside is offering Henley Standard readers ...

Talent for robbery runs in the family

Talent for robbery runs in the family

AS far as gimmicks for rejuvenating a film franchise go, flipping the gender of the main cast has to rank among the simplest and most ...

Grown-up Cactus is less spiky, more sophisticated

Grown-up Cactus is less spiky, more sophisticated

THAT cheeky chappie of not so long ago, the Citroën Cactus C4, which so made everyone sit up and take notice at its inaugural outing ...

Empowering learners to be independent

Empowering learners to be independent

AT The Henley College, we aim to empower learners to be independent, confident, questioning and innovative. Recognised as leaders in ...

Craft and country fair to draw thousands

Craft and country fair to draw thousands

THOUSANDS of people are expected to flock to Beale Park Showground near Reading this weekend to enjoy the Berkshire Craft and Country ...

Singing duo lined up for village fete

Singing duo lined up for village fete

TWO of the members of a four-man band have agreed to perform as a duo at the Harpsden village fete on Sunday (June 17). The popular ...

Star artist’s studio is open to visitors

Star artist’s studio is open to visitors

ONE of the stars of last month’s Henley Arts Trail is again opening her studio to the public. Camilla Dowse usually works in acrylic ...

Players are anything but ‘Brassed Off’

Players are anything but ‘Brassed Off’

DRAMA group the Henley Players will mark their 70th anniversary later this year — but they already have something to celebrate. ...

Visually spectacular ‘Flute’ is a must-see

Visually spectacular ‘Flute’ is a must-see

Die Zauberflöte Garsington Opera Friday, June 8 THINK Peter Greenaway’s The Draughtman’s Contract and you have the set for act one of ...

Awards nominees are shining bright

Awards nominees are shining bright

ONE of the brightest new bands in the folk firmament is playing Nettlebed village club on Monday night. Granny’s Attic have previously ...