Friday, 03 December 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.

 

I’ll never forget the real you, Dad

I’ll never forget the real you, Dad

THE son of a former England rugby international and TV commentator has released a single about his father’s fight with dementia. Charlie Starmer-Smith wrote Spotlight during the coronavirus lockdown last winter when his only contact with his father...
Choir concert raises £4,500 for charity

Choir concert raises £4,500 for charity

A CONCERT by the Aliquando Chamber Choir at St Mary’s Church in Henley raised £4,531 for charity. The choir performed songs by Baroque composers at Riches Revealed. The proceeds went to Nomad, the youth and community project which supports families...

Post office girls author delivers festive sequel

Post office girls author delivers festive sequel

THE author of a book about three young women who become best friends while working at the Army Post Office’s sprawling home depot ...

Classy ensemble’s Christmas return

Classy ensemble’s Christmas return

A GROUP hailed as “the classiest brass ensemble in Britain” are returning to Henley to help get the Christmas concert season off to a ...

Ogre adds power to the people

Ogre adds power to the people

Shrek The Musical | Kenton Theatre, Henley | Tuesday, November 23 HAODS has brought a family favourite to the Kenton stage. Shrek The ...

Lady Gaga’s ready to divide and rule

Lady Gaga’s ready to divide and rule

A FILM that claims to lift the lid on the inner workings of the Gucci fashion dynasty is showing at the Regal Picturehouse cinema from ...

True renown is when you don’t need a headstone

True renown is when you don’t need a headstone

Nigel Rees on “From gravestones to graffiti” | Ewelme village hall | Friday, November 19 NIGEL REES, the creator and host of Radio 4’s ...

Gallery artists are drawing on natural inspiration

Gallery artists are drawing on natural inspiration

A GROUP of five artists inspired by the natural world are joining forces to show their work at Henley’s Old Fire Station Gallery from ...

Ballet nice start to Christmas season

Ballet nice start to Christmas season

CHRISTMAS is coming to the Kenton Theatre — and with it a string of festive-themed shows. This Sunday (November 28) at 1pm and 3pm ...

Is that Mayor in panto wig and make-up? Oh, yes it is

Is that Mayor in panto wig and make-up? Oh, yes it is

CAN you spot the “ugly sister”? There’s a clue in the metal chain around her neck. Henley Mayor Sarah Miller was given a “glamour” ...

Inspiring old song

VINCE HILL was the latest inspiration for a dance performed on Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.  Television presenter A J ...

Singers joining forces

Singers joining forces

FOLK singers Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox are joining forces for a concert at Nettlebed village club on Monday. Mitchell spent nine ...

Children’s group back in Kenton after peace talks

Children’s group back in Kenton after peace talks

THE Henley Children’s Theatre Group will return to the Kenton Theatre next year. The group has had an annual booking for its Christmas ...

Bright and beautiful: our dream house by the river

Bright and beautiful: our dream house by the river

IT was never the intention of Antony and Charlotte Narula to live in an award-winning house. Their passion for the river brought them ...

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Wargrave Local History Society

Wargrave Local History Society

WARGRAVE Local History Society was founded in 1981. To mark the 40th anniversary, the November meeting took a look back over that time span, starting with what the village was ... [more]

 

Festive stories

THE library in Sonning Common will hold Christmas storytimes every Saturday in December.  The sessions, which will start at 10am, will include crafts and homemade cakes and are ... [more]

 

Walks paused

THE Sonning Common Health Walks will take a break from Monday, December 20 to Monday, January 3.  The meeting places for some of the walks will then change in the New Year.  The ... [more]

 

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