Sunday, 09 August 2020

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.

 

Opera company to stage performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio

Opera company to stage performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio

GARSINGTON Opera will be giving four semi-staged performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio at Wormsley. It will be staged at the estate’s opera pavilion on September 12, 14, 18 and 20 to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary. Performances will be...
Art online

Art online

JAZZ saxophonist Art Themen will perform an online concert from Norden Farm centre for the arts in Maidenhead on August 14 at 8pm. He will be supported by Alex Hutton (piano), Andy Cleyndert (bass) and Clark Tracey (drums. Themen, who lives in Henley,...
Restaurant re-opens

Restaurant re-opens

THE Mill at Sonning riverside restaurant and daytime Waterwheel bar re-opened on Wednesday. The theatre itself has not yet resumed performances but the restaurant is serving Wednesday to Saturday from 6.30pm and Sunday lunch from 12.30pm. Head chef...

Summer of outdoor shows

A SUMMER season of outdoor shows has been announced by Newbury’s Watermill Theatre. The performances will take place from this week ...

New landlord at village pub that his parents once ran

New landlord at village pub that his parents once ran

AN award-winning pub will be under new management from next month. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake will be run by Simon Cromack, a ...

Summer camp

AN art camp is being held at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave this summer. Classes will take place between 9.30am and 3.30pm ...

Museum to open from next month

Museum to open from next month

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley will re-open from August 6. The centre closed in March when the coronavirus lockdown was ...

Joint winners named of schools environmental science accolade

Joint winners named of schools environmental science accolade

RUPERT House School and St Mary’s Preparatory School in Henley are the joint winners of this year’s environmental science competition. ...

Pints and pub piano

A PUB landlord is getting his band together for a special performance. Nick Willson, who runs The Flowing Spring in Playhatch, is ...

Museum to re-open

THE Ashmolean Museum in Oxford will re-open to the public on August 10. Visitors will be able to see the Young Rembrandt exhibition, ...

River & Rowing Museum to reopen next month

River & Rowing Museum to reopen next month

HENLEY’S River & Rowing Museum will reopen from August 6. The centre closed in March when the coronavirus lockdown was instigated and ...

Theatre reveals winners of children’s art competition

Theatre reveals winners of children’s art competition

THE winners of a children’s art competition organised by the Kenton Theatre in Henley have been announced. The New Street venue, which ...

Student wins journalism award for organ donation feature

Student wins journalism award for organ donation feature

A TEENAGER from Shiplake has won a national journalism award for his feature on organ donations. Sam Penrose, who lives in Orchard ...

Artist takes trip of lifetime in bid to win TV commission

Artist takes trip of lifetime in bid to win TV commission

AN artist will be appearing on a BBC One show on Thursday. Nicolette Carter specialises in landscape paintings and was selected to ...

Pianist to go online

A PIANIST is set to perform at the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next month. Joanna MacGregor, who was appointed a CBE ...

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Children’s fun run in the mud

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Party on hold

A GORING girl’s plans for a Lego-themed fundraising party were put on hold. Layla Lyndon, 12, was going to hold the event at her home in Elvendon Road on Saturday but postponed it ... [more]

 

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