Thursday, 18 April 2019

30,000 fully recyclable ‘glasses’ ready for use

30,000 fully recyclable ‘glasses’ ready for use

ABOUT 30,000 recyclable plastic cups have been delivered to the Henley Festival to be used at this year’s event. The Henley Standard revealed in January that the organisers were to replace all the single-use “glasses” with fully recyclable...
ABBA tribute group the most popular festival show

ABBA tribute group the most popular festival show

ORGANISERS of this year’s Henley Festival say they are encouraged by ticket sales so far. Several sections of the spectator areas have already sold out on three of the five nights and there’s limited availability in other price bands. This year’s...

Rewind festival told it can only grow a little

Rewind festival told it can only grow a little

A MUSIC festival held near Henley every year has been given permission to expand but not as much as organisers wanted. Rewind South, which is held on Temple Island Meadows in Remenham over a weekend in August, wanted to gradually increase the audience...
Funnyman will make a good impression at Phyllis Court

Funnyman will make a good impression at Phyllis Court

IMPRESSIONIST turned classical pianist Alistair McGowan is teaming up with the Henley Festival for a one-off concert at Phyllis Court Club. The funnyman is bringing his touring show “Introductions to Classical Piano” to town on Saturday, April 13, at...

Inspiring performances by potential entertainers of the future

Inspiring performances by potential entertainers of the future

HENLEY’S got talent! And plenty of it, as demonstrated by the wide array of performances at Henley Youth Festival’s Entertain at the ...

You’re never too young to play an instrument.. and here’s the proof

You’re never too young to play an instrument.. and here’s the proof

ON Sunday, March 10, the Henley Youth Festival’s Junior Proms were held at Rupert House School. There were four acts, each lasting ...

Young performers overcome stage fright to truly entertain us

Young performers overcome stage fright to truly entertain us

ON Wednesday, March 13, Henley Youth Festival’s Entertain show took place, giving Henley’s aspiring young performers a chance to be on ...

Talented teenagers produce memorable night

Talented teenagers produce memorable night

FROM Hallelujah to Hamilton, Taylor Swift to Queen... Henley Youth Festival’s Gig Night had it all! Lovibonds Brewery hosted a ...

Friends come to boy’s rescue as he struggles in run

Friends come to boy’s rescue as he struggles in run

A BOY was helped to the finish line by his school friends during the Henley Youth Festival run on Saturday, writes David White. ...

Smutty talk gives festival comic a spring in his step

Smutty talk gives festival comic a spring in his step

TICKETS for this year’s Henley Festival go on public sale today (Friday) — and sitting at the top of the comedy tree is Friday night ...

‘Trad’ boat festival returns for 41st year

‘Trad’ boat festival returns for 41st year

THIS year’s Thames Traditional Boat Festival was officially launched at the River & Rowing Museum. The 41st event will take place at ...

Bravo for junior proms performers

Bravo for junior proms performers

ABOUT 100 children took part in the Henley Youth Festival’s annual junior proms on Sunday. Forty-nine acts including solo and group ...

Tom, Jessie and George to headline at festival

Line up for Henley Festival 2019 announced

POP icon Boy George will top the bill at this year’s Henley Festival, when the UK’s only black-tie festival returns to the riverbank ...

Special thanks for youth festival supporters

Special thanks for youth festival supporters

SUPPORTERS of the Henley Youth Festival attended a drinks reception. About 40 guests, including trustees, sponsors and past performers,...

Boats launch

THIS year’s Thames Traditional Boat Festival will be officially launched at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thursday, March 7. ...

Women’s Day debate

THE Henley Literary Festival is to hold a special event to mark International Women’s Day. Comedian Helen Lederer, journalist Daisy ...

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