Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Charities that will benefit from next week’s performances

Charities that will benefit from next week’s performances

SATURDAY night’s show at Henley Rugby Club will be in aid of the Henley branch of Parkinson’s UK. Branch secretary Nickie Page said: “We are delighted to be involved for a third year. The calendar is a great idea as it brings Henley together. The...
Dreams is theme of next youth festival

Dreams is theme of next youth festival

DREAMS will be the theme of next year’s Henley Youth Festival. This was inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and there will be a number of related events when the 26th annual festival takes place from March 4 to 17. There will be...
Protest at festival’s closure of path (again)

Protest at festival’s closure of path (again)

CAMPAIGNERS are again protesting at the closure of a section of the Thames Path during next year’s Henley Festival. Every year since 1998, part of the towpath has been diverted to allow for the construction of the festival’s “floating” stage, where...
Living advent calendar returns for eighth year

Living advent calendar returns for eighth year

THE eighth Henley Living Advent Calendar will begin tomorrow night (Saturday).The annual charity fund-raiser involves 24 half-hour performances by singers, dancers and other acts at 6.15pm each day from December 1 to Christmas Eve. The identity of...

Reply that haunts Keegan 20 years on

HE has won league titles, managed England and been named the best footballer in the world on two occasions, but Kevin Keegan still ...

Charity’s approach works...

Charity’s approach works...

Smart Works Festival Hub LONG-TERM unemployment, illness, divorce, redundancy — these are all things that can severely knock a woman’s ...

Oops...

IRVINE WELSH was looking forward to returning to Henley and sent an email to the festival confirming: “Yes, I’ll arrive on Sunday by ...

Women should not be silenced by internet trolls

Women should not be silenced by internet trolls

NEWSREADER Cathy Newman says political discourse has been eroded by social media. Speaking on the final day of this year’s Henley ...

Perfect day for ploughing whether by modern tractor or old horse

Perfect day for ploughing whether by modern tractor or old horse

DOZENS of competitors took part in the 127th annual Henley ploughing match on Sunday. Hundreds of people attended the event, which is ...

Extended festival draws in the crowds

Extended festival draws in the crowds

THE director of the Henley Literary Festival says this year’s event was the strongest and most diverse yet. Sue Ryan praised the ...

Organisers delight at another record year for literary festival

Organisers delight at another record year for literary festival

The programming director of the Henley Literary Festival says he is thrilled after the event celebrated another record-breaking year. ...

No nose for news

JOURNALIST Stephen Robinson was accompanied by his dog Truffle when he went to interview Les Hinton at the Henley Literary Festival. ...

Film ‘facts’ irritated me, says Jane Hawking

Film ‘facts’ irritated me, says Jane Hawking

JANE HAWKING criticised the Oscar-nominated film adaptation of her memoir at the 12th annual Henley Literary Festival, saying it ...

Farmer and show man dies at 83

Farmer and show man dies at 83

A FARMER who worked in Remenham for almost 60 years has died. Donald Dawes, who ran Woodside Farm in Remenham, passed away at the ...

Bravo for Bra Man

Bravo for Bra Man

THE Rewind Festival isn’t short of Eighties pop fans in outrageous costumes but one man in particular caught the eye at this year’s ...

‘The best one-day agricultural show in the country’

TOWARDS the end of the 19th century it was the fashion for landowners and their tenants to create their own agricultural societies. ...

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Football parking extension

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Fears over funding

A COUNCILLOR is concerned about the future funding of Watlington’s children’s centre. The centre was awarded a £30,000 start-up grant over three years by Oxfordshire County ... [more]

 

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