Sunday, 13 June 2021

Festival chief defends use of fireworks

Festival chief defends use of fireworks

THE Henley Festival will continue to use fireworks despite a call to try modern alternatives. Henley Town Council has adopted a new ...

 

Festival singer wants to make it more personal

Festival singer wants to make it more personal

WHEN James Blunt headlines the Henley Festival this autumn, it will be his first ever visit to the town — and he can’t wait. “I’m ...

 

Summer “fling” line-up announced 

Summer “fling” line-up announced 

THE line-up for Henley Festival’s Summer Fling has been announced. The one-off pop-up “party” will be staged at Butler’s Field in ...

 

Festival moved to September

Festival moved to September

THIS year’s Henley Festival has been postponed until September. New chief executive Jo Bausor has decided to shift the dates of the ...

 

Regatta still on (probably)

Regatta still on (probably)

HENLEY Royal Regatta is still set to go ahead this summer... at least for now. Organisers have decided to postpone the event to ...

 

Henley Festival organisers want to go ahead this summer

Henley Festival organisers want to go ahead this summer

ORGANISERS of the Henley Festival say they are working “tirelessly” to stage the event this summer. The pledge comes in light of ...

 

Festival will happen, says chief executive

Festival will happen, says chief executive

HENLEY Festival will take place this year, says its new chief executive. Jo Bausor said she and her team were working hard on staging ...

 

Festival names new chief

Festival names new chief

THE acting chief executive of the Henley Festival has been given the job full-time. Jo Bausor, who was the festival’s head of ...

 

Festival moves base across the river to be nearer event site

Festival moves base across the river to be nearer event site

HENLEY Festival is moving its headquarters to Leander Club. The festival, which has been based at the River & Rowing Museum in Mill ...

 

Music weekend raises £8,750 for festival

Music weekend raises £8,750 for festival

A CHEQUE for £8,750 has been presented to the Henley Festival by the organisers of a music event. Brand Events, which produced the Pub ...

 

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 ...

 

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, ...

 

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 ...

 

Henley Festival cancelled because of virus pandemic

Henley Festival cancelled because of virus pandemic

THIS year’s Henley Festival has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. It will now run from July 7 to 11, 2021 with this ...

 

Festival selling fast after initial website glitch

Festival headliners selling fast after initial website glitch

TICKETS for this year’s Henley Festival are selling fast, say organisers. All 2,000 £65 general admission tickets for the Saturday ...