Tuesday, 12 November 2019

TV chef talks about unhappy childhood

TV chef talks about unhappy childhood

TV baker Nadiya Hussain has talked about her unhappy childhood while promoting her new autobiography. The chef and author was in conversation with presenter Leah Boleto at Christ Church in Henley in a post-Henley Literary Festival event. Hussain...
New chief executive appointed by festival

New chief executive appointed by festival

THE Henley Festival has a new chief executive. Nick Mattingley, 49, who has worked in theatre production and operations and as an events director, said he was “elated” to take on the role. He said: “The community spirit of it is key and it’s not often...
Passion for colours was plain to see

Passion for colours was plain to see

Joa StudholmeFestival HubIF your walls are covered in Mizzle, Mole’s Breath or Down Pipe then you’re displaying Joa Studholme’s work in your own home. Joa is Farrow & Ball’s original colour consultant and it is she who gives their iconic colours the...
Being real about life’s choices

Being real about life’s choices

Mental Health Mates Henley town hallTHIS was a space for the panel and the audience to connect to their own mental health experience and connect through a shared but very individual story. The panel was hosted by Bryony Gordon, journalist and author...
Newsman files from the country

Newsman files from the country

John Craven Phyllis Court Club VETERAN broadcaster John Craven received an enthusiastic welcome from a keen audience at Phyllis Court. In conversation with Daniel Hahn, he looked back on personal and professional memories captured in his memoir,...

Shedding light on sunlight

Steve Jones Henley town hall THE premise of this fast-paced and illuminating talk was that the sun can support and heal us. Counter to ...

Comedian has walked the walk

Comedian has walked the walk

Dom Joly Phyllis Court Club THE early noughties were defined by some of the greatest television comedy shows of all time, not the ...

Poirot star maintains his focus

Poirot star maintains his focus

David Suchet Phyllis Court Club A RAPTUROUS reception greeted acclaimed actor David Suchet as he arrived to discuss his recently ...

Every body has a story to tell

Dr Richard Shepherd Christ Church DEATH, the unavoidable, inevitable end — and the catalyst for a sell-out event to see Dr Richard ...

Greek sun shone on a rainy day

Greek sun shone on a rainy day

Victoria Hislop Phyllis Court Club ON a drab, wet day, Victoria Hislop took us all to the sunny Mediterranean as she discussed her ...

Henley Literary Festival: Book Group Monday, Festival Hub

Book Group Monday Festival Hub THIS year I bought 10 tickets for my book group to attend “Book Group Monday” at the Henley Literary ...

Shedding tears for the Iron Lady

Shedding tears for the Iron Lady

Caroline Slocock Phyllis Court Club “I RESPECTED her [Mrs Thatcher], I learned from her but no, I didn’t like her,” said Caroline ...

Comedian’s funniest stories

Comedian’s funniest stories

Paul Merton Phyllis Court Club HAVING been a lifelong fan of Have I Got News for You, I have often wondered what the appeal of Paul ...

Henley Literary Festival: Anna Pasternak, Phyllis Court

Anna Pasternak Phyllis Court Club A BUSTLING room greeted Anna Pasternak at Phyllis Court last Saturday for what was one of the most ...

Henley Literary Festival: Matt Coyne and The Unmumsy Mum, Festival Hub

Henley Literary Festival: Matt Coyne and The Unmumsy Mum, Festival Hub

Matt Coyne and The Unmumsy Mum, Festival Hub Despite it being an incredibly wet Saturday evening, the rain beating on the roof of the ...

Henley Literary Festival: Tim Rice, Phyllis Court Club

Henley Literary Festival: Tim Rice, Phyllis Court Club

Tim Rice Phyllis Court Club IN and around the bar at Phyllis Court there was a lot of excitement and anticipation from patrons waiting ...

Batsman is a genuine all-rounder

Batsman is a genuine all-rounder

Jojo Moyes and David Nicholls, Phyllis Court Club THIS might have been one of the last events of the 2019 literary festival, but it ...

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Care course

A COURSE on bereavement care awareness is to be held at the St Mary’s Church Centre in Wargave on November 30. It will be delivered by trainers from Care for the Family and costs ... [more]

 

Work party

THE Friends of Watlington Hill will hold a work party tomorrow (Saturday). Volunteers should meet at the National Trust car park on the hill at 10am.

 

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