Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Singers are ready to do justice to the ‘Messiah’

Singers are ready to do justice to the ‘Messiah’

HENLEY Choral Society’s singers are gearing up to perform Handel’s monumental Messiah tomorrow night (Saturday) — with a little help from their friends. Composed in just 24 days, the work was first performed in Dublin in 1742 and has since become one...
Catch the coach to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Catch the coach to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

TOP international soprano Vanessa Bowers is among the soloists lined up for Henley Choral Society’s performance of Handel’s Messiah next Saturday (March 23).The Concert Hall in Blagrave Street, Reading, is the venue for the concert, which starts at...
Opera festival’s celebrating 30 glorious years

Opera festival’s celebrating 30 glorious years

GARSINGTON Opera marks its 30th anniversary this summer with four all-new productions — tickets for which go on public sale on Tuesday (March 19), writes Matthew Wilson. The festival at the Wormsley estate near Stokenchurch opens on Wednesday, May...
Wartime comedy’s still a great morale-booster

Wartime comedy’s still a great morale-booster

HE was only the fourth playwright to be knighted in the 20th century and has long been regarded as one of the finest English dramatists of the post-war period. Terence Rattigan was living in Sonning in 1945 and 1946 when he wrote one of his greatest...
‘Fish out of water’ lands a real catch

‘Fish out of water’ lands a real catch

ANYONE who’s ever watched an episode of Doc Martin will be familiar with the beautiful fishing village of Port Isaac on the North Cornish coast. As well as being home to the brilliantly curmudgeonly GP played by Martin Clunes, in real life Port Isaac...

Pullman’s speaking about libraries

Pullman’s speaking about libraries

NORTHERN Lights author Sir Philip Pullman is to give a talk at St Leonard’s Church in Watlington. The 72-year-old will share his ...

Playing a part

Playing a part

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave dressed as literary characters including Where’s Wally, Harry Potter and Paddington ...

Animal magic

Animal magic

PUPILS and staff at Crazies Hill Primary School dressed as characters including the Cheshire Cat, Peter Rabbit and Tigger. The ...

In disguise

In disguise

CHILDREN at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave dressed as characters including David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny and The Mad Hatter ...

Play builds bridges

Play builds bridges

THE Chiltern Players’ latest production opened last night (Thursday) at Peppard Memorial Hall. Building Bridges is a contemporary ...

Folk goes scientific

Folk goes scientific

HENLEY singer-songwriter Megan Henwood and Scottish folk artist Findlay Napier are playing Norden Farm in Maidenhead. Their show on ...

Winter recitals come to a ‘Triomphant’ conclusion

Winter recitals come to a ‘Triomphant’ conclusion

Vive la France! | St Mary-le-More, Wallingford | Saturday, March 9 THE Winter Recitals at Wallingford, reviewed weekly by the Henley ...

’Babel’ of many languages is more a blessing than a curse

’Babel’ of many languages is more a blessing than a curse

Babel: Adventures in Translation | Weston Library, Oxford YOU have a problem with your disposal of nuclear waste. Not how to dispose ...

College boys heading for Reading

College boys heading for Reading

AN indie four-piece whose line-up includes two former Henley College students are looking forward to playing this year’s Reading ...

Posh but invisible

HENLEY’S riverside location is well known... or is it? The town featured as an answer in a round on the BBC 1 show Pointless last week ...

Checkendon Pre-school enjoys World Book Day

Checkendon Pre-school enjoys World Book Day

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-school dressed as characters from well-loved stories.

Adventure in cinema

Adventure in cinema

A TOURING film festival that focuses on real-life adventurers is returning to the Hexagon in Reading next Thursday (March 21) and on ...

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Out of this world

Out of this world

PUPILS in Year 6 at Goring Primary School told stories to the younger children. The reception and year 1 children were split into groups and listened to stories including the ... [more]

 

Work party

THE Friends of Watlington Hill will hold a work party on Sunday, March 24. Volunteers should meet at the National Trust car park on Watlington Hill at 10am. For more information, ... [more]

 
Playing a part

Playing a part

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave dressed as literary characters including Where’s Wally, Harry Potter and Paddington Bear. The children came to school in their ... [more]

 

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