Sunday, 03 July 2022

Festival offers opportunity to young talent

Festival offers opportunity to young talent

THE Henley Festival has launched a new charitable initiative to support emerging talent. RISE will give individuals or groups the ...

 

Entrepreneur ‘proud’ to become life president of festival

Entrepreneur ‘proud’ to become life president of festival

THE Henley Festival has appointed an honorary life president. Joe Hemani, who has served on the board of the event for a number of ...

 

Post-covid boost for festival

Post-covid boost for festival

ORGANISERS of this year’s Henley Festival are confident of selling out on at least three nights. The event, which is celebrating its ...

 

Session men happy to be back on stage

Session men happy to be back on stage

HENLEY band Brother Strut will be playing at the Henley Festival this year. The six-piece are session musicians comprising Steve Jones ...

 

Craig David to sing on Thursday

Craig David to headline at festival

CRAIG DAVID will be among the headliners at the 40th Henley Festival this summer. Sir Tom Jones will also return to the “floating” ...

 

Chocolate and free tickets to 40th festival

Chocolate and free tickets to 40th festival

FORTY tickets to the opening night of the Henley Festival will be hidden in and around the town on Monday. Chief Executive Jo Bausor ...

 

Review: Don't Stop Me Now, Henley Festival

Review: Don't Stop Me Now, Henley Festival

Don’t Stop Me Now | Henley Festival | Sunday, September 19 A SUNNY Sunday evening in the company of thousands was the ideal way to ...

 

REVIEW: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Henley Festival

REVIEW: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Henley Festival

Sophie Ellis-Bextor | Henley Festival | Friday, September 17 “YOU want to go where?” asked my mother in disbelief. “RADA,” I replied, ...

 

REVIEW: Disco Classical with Kathy Sledge

REVIEW: Disco Classical with Kathy Sledge

Disco Classical with Kathy Sledge | Henley Festival | Saturday, September 18 KATHY SLEDGE got a party vibe going from the off. The ...

 

Review: Madness, Henley Festival

Review: Madness, Henley Festival

Madness | Henley Festival | Wednesday, September 15 THE evening was balmy, the queue long, beautifully turned out and full of ...

 

Funny way to live

COMEDIAN Shappi Khorsandi, who performed in the Salon Comedy Club at the festival, spoke a lot about her two children, saying they had ...

 

Musicians’ crimes and misdemeanours

A MEMBER of Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s band was outed by the singer as a criminal from the last time he visited Henley. During her set at ...

 

Good to be back... festival returns with feelgood vibe

Good to be back... festival returns with feelgood vibe

IT’S good to back — that was the verdict of Henley Festival organisers as the star-spangled show returned. The riverside musical ...

 

REVIEW: James Blunt, Henley Festival

REVIEW: James Blunt, Henley Festival

James Blunt | Henley Festival | Thursday, September 16 WHEN I first heard You’re Beautiful by James Blunt I was six years old. Little ...

 

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 ...

 

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