Thursday, 27 January 2022

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.

 

The Human League to headline at Rewind

The Human League to headline at Rewind

THE Human League and Holly Johnson will be the headline acts at Rewind South this summer. The Eighties music festival will take place for the 13th year at Temple Island Meadows in Remenham from Friday to Sunday, August 19 to 21. Tickets will go on...
Licensed to film

Licensed to film

A FILMING policy has been agreed by Henley Town Council. This stipulates that all areas owned or maintained by the council require a permit for filming to take place. Town clerk Sheridan Jacklin-Edward said: “Henley is a popular filming location...

Girl, 16, chosen to join national choir

A MEMBER of Charvil Girls’ Choir has been chosen to join the National Youth Training Choir of Great Britain for outstanding young ...

Pictures plea

PHOTOGRAPHERS could win a spot in the Kidmore End 2023 calendar. Resident Jane Maclean has organised a competition for pictures of ...

The birth of opera

OPERA Prelude begins a new series of events with a lecture recital at the Christ Church Centre in Henley next Friday (January 28) from ...

From canvas to canvas

From canvas to canvas

A ROWING veteran turned artist is about to stage his first solo art exhibition. Nick Quirke, who was in the Leander men’s eight that ...

Folk musician glad to be back in the groove of performing live

Folk musician glad to be back in the groove of performing live

JON BODEN wears many musical hats, writes Natalie Aldred. He is lead vocalist of 11-strong folk powerhouse Bellowhead, the group ...

Personal story

KENNETH BRANAGH’S Golden Globe-nominated Belfast (12A, 98 minutes) is showing at the Regal Picturehouse Henley from today (Friday). ...

Three of a kind

INDIE lovers missing live music and curious to know what local(ish) bands are up to need look no further than the Kenton Theatre in ...

Fantastic females

THE second of the Wallingford Winter Recitals will take place next Saturday (January 29). Organiser and pianist Anita D’Attellis ...

Get your kilt out

FEELING a bit peely-wally? Get your neeps and tatties at the ready, Burns Night is almost upon us and the Crooked Billet in Stoke Row ...

Panto stars say it’s good to be back again (oh yes, it is)

Panto stars say it’s good to be back again (oh yes, it is)

A COUPLE who became engaged while appearing in pantomime at the Kenton Theatre in Henley are returning once more. James Tobias and ...

Bittersweet, nostalgic examination of real life

THIS highly inventive offering from Progress Theatre is by Michael Dennis, directed by Aidan Moran. We see likeable, faded actress ...

Lots of laughs with this twist on traditional tale

Lots of laughs with this twist on traditional tale

IF you are in need of a midwinter boost, grab a ticket for Gloria Wright’s fabulous production of Sleeping Beauty. The show transports ...

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Beacon Hill performers

THE line-up for this year’s Beacon Festival at Watlington Hill has been announced.   The celebration of real ale, music and the natural surroundings will take place on Friday and ... [more]

 

Print club

TWO artists from Watlington have started a community print club.  Jen Skene and Jules Bishop will be running printmaking sessions at the Methodist Church in Shirburn Street every ... [more]

 

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Cranford House School is seeking to appoint the following roles: SCHOOL MATRON This is a full time role with 10 weeks’ ...

 

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Location Henley on Thames

Recruiting for full and part time front of house staff at Bistro at the Boathouse. Good rate of pay, staff discount and ...