Sunday, 25 October 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.

 

Theatre confirms that ‘the shows will go on’

Theatre confirms that ‘the shows will go on’

LIVE entertainment will return to the Mill at Sonning at the end of this month after the popular dinner theatre venue announced an all-new winter season of shows. In keeping with the sentiments of Irving Berlin’s classic song Let’s Face the Music and...
Jazz singer to play with quartet at hall

Jazz singer to play with quartet at hall

JAZZ singer Fleur Stevenson will perform at Crowmarsh village hall next month. She will take to the stage at the Wallingford venue alongside her quartet on November 14 from 7.30pm. Fleur’s set-list will comprise new interpretations and classic...

Art dealer sells house to buy up life’s work

Art dealer sells house to buy up life’s work

AN art dealer who sold his house in order to buy up the life’s work of a little known Berlin artist is bringing a new show to the Old ...

Museum hosts Piper gallery tour and talk

Museum hosts Piper gallery tour and talk

THE River and Rowing Museum is hosting a series of socially distanced curator’s tours of its John Piper Gallery this month. These take ...

Theatre lover who can’t wait to re-open Kenton

Theatre lover who can’t wait to re-open Kenton

NO-ONE wants the Kenton Theatre to re-open more than Julie Huntington. The historic Henley venue has been closed for almost seven ...

Kenton appeal rising

Kenton appeal rising

THE Kenton for Keeps appeal has raised more than 10 per cent of its target in two weeks.  The appeal launched by the Kenton Theatre in ...

Wine shop sign anger

Wine shop sign anger

NEWS signs for a A MAJESTIC Wine Outlet in Henley are being opposed by the town council. The company has applied for advertising ...

Flower ladies use old well to create special displays

Flower ladies use old well to create special displays

THE “flower ladies” of Kidmore End have not let the coronavirus pandemic stop them from brightening up the village. They usually ...

Playhouse panto off

THIS year’s Robin Hood pantomime at the Oxford Playhouse has been cancelled because of Government restrictions imposed due to the ...

Folk duo are back playing live online

Folk duo are back playing live online

NETTLEBED favourites Chris While and Julie Matthews will be appearing live online via a YouTube link later this month. The duo, who ...

‘I was always making my family laugh when I was little’

‘I was always making my family laugh when I was little’

ORIGINALLY from Swansea, Julie Huntington has been in the theatre for most of her life. She joined the National Youth Theatre of Wales ...

Re-opened theatre says thank-you

Re-opened theatre says thank-you

SUPPORTERS of the Mill at Sonning have been thanked for helping it survive the coronavirus pandemic. The theatre, which was closed in ...

Music weekend raises £8,750 for festival

Music weekend raises £8,750 for festival

A CHEQUE for £8,750 has been presented to the Henley Festival by the organisers of a music event. Brand Events, which produced the Pub ...

Artists are back on the trail with autumn show

Artists are back on the trail with autumn show

A GROUP of artists associated with the Henley Arts Trail are hosting a scaled down and socially distanced version of the event this ...

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Mary Berry is made a dame

Mary Berry is made a dame

MARY BERRY has become a dame in the Queen’s birthday honours. The cook, writer and television presenter, who lives in Henley, was honoured for services to the culinary arts, ... [more]

 

Bags to cash

A FUNDRAISING event held in aid of Robert Piggott junior and infant schools in Wargrave raised £368. The Bag 2 School collection took place in the car park at the village ... [more]

 

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