Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Folk favourites are ready to enter the twilight zone

Folk favourites are ready to enter the twilight zone

A FOLK band whose debut album was greeted with four-star reviews earlier this year are playing Norden Farm in Maidenhead next Friday (November 15).Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening are six musicians from Northumberland, Scotland and England who...
Comic’s happy to walk down dangerous roads

Comic’s happy to walk down dangerous roads

WITH 25 years of stand-up to his name, Ed Byrne must be one of the most well-travelled comedians on the circuit. It’s a track record that has lately seen him parlay his on-stage success into a variety of notable television appearances. A regular on...
Jazz and blues week’s a real winter warmer

Jazz and blues week’s a real winter warmer

PUB company Brakspear is serving up its seventh annual helping of jazz and blues gigs — starting tonight (Friday). Rhythm and blues group Busted Flush will kick off proceedings at the Cherry Tree Inn in Stoke Row at 8pm, followed half an hour later...
Cello, it’s orchestra’s winter showpiece

Cello, it’s orchestra’s winter showpiece

THE music of Dvorak, Franz von Suppé and Tchaikovsky will feature in Henley Symphony Orchestra’s winter concert next Sunday (November 17). Conducted by music director Ian Brown, the programme will open with Dvorak’s 1895 Cello Concerto, for which...
Double act have a story or two to tell

Double act have a story or two to tell

AS the longest-serving member of folk rock band Fairport Convention, Dave Pegg has a fair few tales to tell, writes Matthew Wilson. The band recently celebrated their 52nd anniversary, with Pegg claiming his half-century earlier this year. On...

Town hall organist is rocking up again

Town hall organist is rocking up again

THE Henley and District Theatre Organ Trust’s 2019-2020 season continues at Henley town hall next Sunday (November 17). Billed as a ...

Concerts add up to a week of music

Concerts add up to a week of music

FANS of live music are in for a treat at the Kenton Theatre this coming week — with four genre-spanning concerts in store. Tonight ...

Painter’s inspired by the countryside

Painter’s inspired by the countryside

A WOODCOTE artist’s work is going on show at a Caversham gallery in the run-up to Christmas. Jo Lillywhite’s show “Local Colours” is ...

No-one’s off-limits for comedy impressionist, actor and singer

No-one’s off-limits for comedy impressionist, actor and singer

NO one is off-limits when comedy impressionist Luke Kempner takes to the stage. The funnyman hosts the ultimate reality TV show where ...

Conman’s playing deadliest of games

Conman’s playing deadliest of games

WHILE Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings may always be the role with which he is most closely identified, some of Ian McKellen’s best ...

Choir’s voyage into ‘myth and magic’

Choir’s voyage into ‘myth and magic’

LADIES’ choir the Glass Ensemble will be exploring “Myth and Magic” during a Sunday afternoon concert at Queen Anne’s School in ...

Ex-Genesis guitarist has England on sale

Ex-Genesis guitarist has England on sale

FORMER Genesis lead guitarist Steve Hackett will revisit one of the band’s most enduring albums at the Hexagon next Saturday (November ...

Drinks writers have made the move from page to stage show

Drinks writers have made the move from page to stage show

TWO award-winning drinks writers who turned their passion into a comedy show are bringing it to Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in ...

Pupils re-use plastic to create art and highlight issue

Pupils re-use plastic to create art and highlight issue

CHILDREN made artworks out of bottles, yogurt pots and bubble wrap to highlight the use of single-use plastics. They were attending ...

Care home stages exhibition of resident’s paintings

Care home stages exhibition of resident’s paintings

AN artist had an exhibition of her work at the Wargrave care home where she lives. Marjie Harris, 87, who has lived at The Mount in ...

Rockers are ‘sunny side up’ for homecoming gig

Rockers are ‘sunny side up’ for homecoming gig

CAVERSHAM-based rock band Alan Clayson and the Argonauts will be bringing it all back home next Friday (November 15) with a concert to ...

Wedding has a dark mystery at its heart

Wedding has a dark mystery at its heart

WEDDINGS are occasions filled with love, happiness and the occasional embarrassing speech, but have you ever been to one with a ...

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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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