Sunday, 26 September 2021

Festival was brilliant, says chief executive

Festival was brilliant, says chief executive

HENLEY Festival was brilliant, beautiful and successful, says its chief executive.  Jo Bausor said it was her “wildest dreams” how ...

 

Sophie Ellis-Bextor wows Henley Festival crowd

Sophie Ellis-Bextor wows Henley Festival crowd

SOPHIE Ellis-Bextor had a packed crowd on their feet on the third night of this year's Henley Festival.  A mixture of her own hits and ...

 

Festival-goers enjoy James Blunt on second night

Festival-goers enjoy James Blunt on second night

THOUSANDS of people gathered at Henley Festival last night to dance along to James Blunt as he headlined the second evening on the ...

 

Comic sees the funny side of British Empire

Comic sees the funny side of British Empire

ANUVAB PAL is preparing to make an exception for Henley. The 45-year-old, whom the New York Times called “India’s most intelligent ...

 

Pandemic heroes receive free tickets to last night of festival

Pandemic heroes receive free tickets to last night of festival

UNSUNG heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are to be celebrated at the Henley Festival next week. People were asked to nominate anyone ...

 

Reviewers wanted for Henley Festival

Reviewers wanted for Henley Festival

THE Henley Festival returns on Wednesday after a year on the sidelines due to covid — and this time around we would love to know what ...

 

Yoga star’s hitting the mat at festival Sunday

Yoga star’s hitting the mat at festival Sunday

A CHILDREN’S yoga instructor with more than 270 million YouTube views is among the stars of this year’s Henley Festival family Sunday. ...

 

Release delay ‘disappointing’

Release delay ‘disappointing’

BUSINESSES and event organisers in Henley say they are disappointed by the delay in the easing of coronavirus restrictions. Prime ...

 

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 ...