Friday, 18 June 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.

 

James Corden urged to return ancient monument

James Corden urged to return ancient stone monument

JAMES CORDEN is being asked to return a prehistoric monument in the grounds of his new home near Henley to its native Jersey. The actor, comedian and US chat show host bought Templecombe House with his wife Julia for £8.5 million in December. The...

Fake news era opens up new vistas for sci-fi classic

Fake news era opens up new vistas for sci-fi classic

The War of the Worlds | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, June 8HG Wells’s The War of the Worlds, the tale of a Martian invasion of Earth, was a late Victorian classic of science fiction. Like all good stories, it’s capable of updating and reinvention....

Acid jazzers at pub

Acid jazzers at pub

A SIXTIES-inspired band whose fans include DJs Cerys Matthews and Craig Charles are playing the Flowing Spring in Playhatch next ...

One-man recital far more than the sum of its parts

One-man recital far more than the sum of its parts

Four Quartets | Oxford Playhouse | Monday, June 14 THE stage for Ralph Fiennes’s one-man recital of TS Eliot’s Four Quartets is ...

Sculptors will add new dimension to gardens

Sculptors will add new dimension to gardens

A POPULAR sculpture show is returning to Greys Court tomorrow (Saturday). Organised by the Oxford Sculptors Group in partnership with ...

Lockdown drama holds a mirror up to our times

Lockdown drama holds a mirror up to our times

Lockdown in Little Grimley | Woodclyffe Hall, Wargrave LAST week the Woodclyffe Hall reopened its creaking doors to let in the public ...

Brilliant Hopkins lives up to his name

THE film for which Sir Anthony Hopkins won his second best actor Oscar aged 83 is showing at the Regal Picturehouse cinema from today ...

Celtic folk duo aim to lift your spirits

Celtic folk duo aim to lift your spirits

TWO of the UK’s leading Celtic fusion musicians are joining forces for an online gig in association with Nettlebed Folk Club. Ross ...

Museum planning to end years of losses

Museum planning to end years of losses

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley hopes to wipe out its debts in three years’ time. The venue has lost an average of £300,000 per ...

Art show’s the antidote to what has gone before

Art show’s the antidote to what has gone before

AN art dealer known for his “Berlin Walls” exhibitions of 20th century German artists is branching out with a new show featuring ...

Opera festival hopes to put more seats on sale

Opera festival hopes to put more seats on sale

AFTER a year on the back burner, Garsington Opera is roaring back with the most expensive production in the festival’s history. ...

Toni beats the odds

Toni beats the odds

A COMEDY-drama centred on the world of horse racing is the new film showing at Henley’s Regal Picturehouse cinema from today (Friday). ...

Pianist breaks silence in the most lyrical fashion

Pianist breaks silence in the most lyrical fashion

Ariel Lanyi | St Andrew’s Church, Caversham | Saturday, May 22 THE Concerts in Caversham series presented its first event of the ...

Theatre open again

LIVE audiences have returned to the Oxford Playhouse for the first time this year. Blindness by Simon Stephens, based on the novel by ...

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Plants sale

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Nets ‘too big’

Nets ‘too big’

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Cash offer from Co-op

THE Co-op store in Sonning Common is inviting applications for grants from community groups. In the last two years the Wood Lane shop has awarded grants to the Fish volunteer ... [more]

 

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