Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Two-day online festival to support NHS and charity

Two-day online festival to support NHS and charity

RESIDENTS in Henley and the surrounding area have been invited to take part in an online festival. Henley Lockdown Fest will be held on the weekend of May 2 and 3 to raise money for the NHS and Riverside Counselling Service. It will be hosted...

John Grisham joins Literary Festival line-up

John Grisham joins Literary Festival line-up

JOHN GRISHAM, who has sold more than 200 million books, has joined this year’s Henley Literary Festival line-up. In what is so far the only UK event announced around his new release A Time For Mercy, Grisham will appear at the festival direct from...

Henley Living Advent Calendar 2020 cancelled

Henley Living Advent Calendar 2020 cancelled

THIS year’s Henley Living Advent Calendar has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers say they have made the decision because of the need to maintain social distancing and the possibility of a second wave of covid-19 in the winter....
Henley Living Advent Calendar 2020 cancelled

Henley Living Advent Calendar 2020 cancelled

THE 2020 edition of the Henley Living Advent Calendar has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers say they have made the decision due to the need to respect social distancing and the possibility of a second wave of the virus in the...
Chat show host tops bill of first digital literary festival

Chat show host tops bill of first digital literary festival

TV presenter Graham Norton will top the bill when the Henley Literary Festival returns next month for its first ever digital edition. The Irish comedian, who has been on our screens for 22 years, is among a host of famous names who will be speaking...

TV presenter tops bill of online literary festival

TV presenter tops bill of online literary festival

TV presenter Graham Norton will top the bill when the Henley Literary Festival returns next month for its first ever digital edition. ...

Online festival reminded us of what we were all missing

Online festival reminded us of what we were all missing

RECREATING the Henley Festival’s unique feel over the internet was always going to be tough. Famed for its high-calibre acts, off-beat ...

The ‘Pretend-ley’ Festival

The ‘Pretend-ley’ Festival

THOUSANDS of people logged on to watch this year’s online version of the Henley Festival. The real-world event, which would have taken ...

Beverley hopes digital show will be knight to remember

Beverley hopes digital show will be knight to remember

SOUL singer Beverley Knight says she grew tired of singing to herself in the kitchen as the coronavirus pandemic wiped out her ...

Pianist promises short and sweet performance online

Pianist promises short and sweet performance online

CLASSICAL pianist Hao Zi Yoh says that she will miss the applause of the audience most when she performs at the first ever virtual ...

Extra tickets for festival’s car park party

MORE tickets for Henley Festival’s new “drive-in” event have been made available. The organisers have released a few extras for all ...

Literary festival hit by virus restrictions

Literary festival hit by virus restrictions

THIS year’s Henley Literary Festival will be “significantly” smaller and will be held mainly online, say the organisers. Despite more ...

TV comics to join the party

TV comics to join the party

THE comedians who will perform at Henley Festival’s new “drive-in” event have been revealed. They are Dane Baptiste, Hal Cruttenden, ...

Boat festival cancelled due to pandemic

Boat festival cancelled due to pandemic

THE organisers of the Thames Traditional Boat Festival have finally decided to cancel this year’s event because of the coronavirus ...

Horrible Histories to join party

Horrible Histories to join party

A PRODUCTION of Horrible Histories — Barmy Britain is coming to Henley Festival’s Car Park Party this summer. The Birmingham Stage ...

Festival to hold ‘drive-in’ party this summer

Festival to hold ‘drive-in’ party this summer

HENLEY Festival is to hold a three-night “drive-in” comedy, karaoke and cinema event this summer. Car Park Party will be held on Lion ...

Hot tickets

MORE than 1,200 tickets have been sold for the Henley Literary Festival’s schools events. Four events have already sold out but ...

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