Monday, 10 May 2021

It’s time to enjoy a Great British family ‘staycation’

It’s time to enjoy a Great British family ‘staycation’

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Follow the official advice and enjoy family summer fun

A safe summer of fun

Follow the official advice and enjoy family summer fun

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: Summer is here and people from across the region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

 

Singer’s raiding her back catalogue for ‘curio show’

Singer’s raiding her back catalogue for ‘curio show’

SINGER-songwriter Charlie Dore will be dipping into her back catalogue when she plays a live-streamed concert on Monday evening. The gig, which is being staged in partnership with Nettlebed Folk Club, is being billed as a rare “curio show” featuring...
Café’s going to the wall to help out local artists

Café’s going to the wall to help out local artists

A FORMER immigration lawyer has become the second artist to have her work showcased on the walls of a Henley café. Diana Forbes, from Harpsden, has followed in the footsteps of Henley designer and illustrator Freya Louella, whose work was displayed by...

Young opera singers lining up summer showcases

Young opera singers lining up summer showcases

HENLEY charity Opera Prelude has announced details of two live events this summer. The first of these is a young artists’ showcase ...

Berlin artists back at old fire station

Berlin artists back at old fire station

BERLIN Walls curator Simon Hearnden is returning to the Old Fire Station Gallery behind the town hall today (Friday) with his latest ...

Music was just the tonic for lockdown

Music was just the tonic for lockdown

A BAND fronted by a young singer-songwriter from Henley are preparing to relaunch themselves with a new single for the post-lockdown ...

Dining again

Dining again

THE Mill at Sonning dinner theatre has re-opened for outdoor dining.   The Waterwheel Bar, which was closed due to the coronavirus ...

High society artist bringing personal touch to gallery

High society artist bringing personal touch to gallery

THE work of an artist who made his name sculpting a public monument to the Duke of Westminster has gone on show at a Henley gallery. ...

Novelist redirects herself to pen wartime post office tale

Novelist redirects herself to pen wartime post office tale

A HENLEY author whose first book was nominated for a Romantic Novelists’ Association award is branching out into historical fiction ...

Looking for lizards

A ONE-man trawl through the fake news underworld is coming to Norden Farm in Maidenhead next month. Marlon Solomon presents ...

Stage comedy set in pandemic delayed by... pandemic

Stage comedy set in pandemic delayed by... pandemic

NEW dates have been announced for Wargrave Theatre Workshop’s latest production. Lockdown in Little Grimley was originally due to be ...

Lessons in life for all

AN evening of monologues focusing on “Lessons in Life” is being staged online by the Progress Theatre in Reading. Directed by Beckie ...

Struggling theatre plans flats to bring in revenue

Struggling theatre plans flats to bring in revenue

THE Mill at Sonning wants to convert a building used for rehearsals and accommodation into two homes to help it recover from the ...

Festival chief hoping music fans will come and explore

Festival chief hoping music fans will come and explore

THE creative director of the Chiltern Arts festival is inviting classical music fans to make a day of it when this year’s event gets ...

Singer’s charity EP inspired by friends’ lockdown struggles

Singer’s charity EP inspired by friends’ lockdown struggles

A SINGER from Benson has released an EP in aid of mental health charities after being inspired by the difficulties people have faced ...

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