Sunday, 25 August 2019

Shoe shop to gallery

Shoe shop to gallery

A SHOP unit in Henley which has been vacant for more than a decade is to reopen as an art gallery..informality, which is moving into the former Hearn of Henley shoe shop in Market Place, hopes to launch its first exhibition towards the end of next...
Cat chat with TV presenter

Cat chat with TV presenter

TELEVISION presenter Dermot O’Leary is to appear at a Henley Literary Festival pop-up event in November. The Radio 2 and X-Factor presenter will talk about his children’s book Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe, the third in q series...
Review: Towards Zero, Mill at Sonning

Review: Towards Zero, Mill at Sonning

BRIAN BLESSED’S back in the middle of the River Thames and we can be in no doubt about it. His production of Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero is straight from this veteran’s school of life: big, brash,...

Opera’s tragic lovers will be reunited at the Kenton

Opera’s tragic lovers will be reunited at the Kenton

THEY’RE two of the best known and most tragic lovers in the history of opera. Now the heart-wrenching tale of Rodolfo and Mimi is coming to the Kenton Theatre courtesy of London-based Opera Holloway. The company has been staging summer productions in...

Pop star Rita is on track for race meet

Pop star Rita is on track for race meet

POP star Rita Ora is to take centre stage at the summer race meeting at the Royal Windsor Racecourse next Saturday (August 24). The R....

What do you make of Hollywood film?

QUENTIN Tarantino’s new opus Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is the subject of this month’s film club discussion at the Regal ...

Review: Kate Bush-ka, Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

Review: Kate Bush-ka, Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

Kate Bush-ka | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead | Saturday, August 10 AS an early Kate Bush fan, I couldn’t resist seeing ...

Tarantino versus the hippy hippy quake

Tarantino versus the hippy hippy quake

QUENTIN Tarantino was born to direct Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As a child of the Sixties, his destiny was shaped from the moment ...

Stave off summer holiday boredom

Stave off summer holiday boredom

THERE are many ways to stave off boredom during the long summer holidays — and Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead has just ...

Design a logo and win year’s membership of film theatre

Design a logo and win year’s membership of film theatre

THE Reading Film Theatre is preparing to celebrate its 50th year in 2020 — and would like your help, writes Matthew Wilson. Based in ...

Man wins garden contest no thanks to wife (a judge)

Man wins garden contest no thanks to wife (a judge)

A MAN won Sonning Common’s summer front garden competition — with no help from his wife, who was a judge. Charlie Stevens was honoured ...

New dance workshop

A PROFESSIONAL dancer is to hold a workshop for children in Henley on Thursday, August 29. Rosie Tong, who started her training with ...

Wartime friendship

JOEY, the life-sized horse puppet from the National Theatre’s multiple award-winning production of War Horse returns to Oxford after a ...

I Spy a brand new children’s musical

A PREVIEW performance of a brand new children’s musical is being staged at the Kenton Theatre in Henley on August 31. I Spy With My ...

Biographical tale of teenager who develops love of baking

Biographical tale of teenager who develops love of baking

THE stage production of Nigel Slater’s biographical novel Toast is coming to the Oxford Playhouse as part of a UK tour. Based on his ...

Theatre group to perform at palace

HENLEY’S Acorn Music Theatre Company is to perform at Blenheim Palace later this month. It will stage an abridged version of this ...

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