Wednesday, 30 September 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 criticised over hire increase for children’s group

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

THE Kenton Theatre has been lambasted for raising the cost of hire by the Henley Children’s Theatre group by almost 50 per cent. The criticism was made by town councillors as they agreed to award the group a £1,000 grant. One called the theatre’s...

Concert hope

Concert hope

ORGANISERS of the annual concert at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave hope to be able to go ahead with the event this year. It is due to take place on November 14 and more details will be released at the beginning of October when tickets go on sale. Last...
‘Home’ probe

‘Home’ probe

AN Indian restaurant in Sonning Common is being investigated for allegedly using the top floor as a multiple occupancy home. Tandoor Connoisseur on Wood Lane could be in breach of its planning permission. South Oxfordshire District Council’s...

Murder mystery

A RADIO comedy drama about an unsolved murder that rocked Reading in the Twenties concludes today (Friday). The final episode of the ...

Falling in love is no walk in park

Falling in love is no walk in park

23WALKS, a story of love and companionship, comes to the Regal Cinema in Henley today (Friday). On their first walk in a north London ...

Theatres stage old classics

THE Theatre Royal Windsor will re-open with a production of Love Letters. After six months of closure, the theatre will be staging ...

Concerts cancelled

CONCERTS staged by the Henley Organ Trust are cancelled until further notice. Organisers had been set to release its programme for the ...

Dynamic and young orchestra banished our lockdown blues

Dynamic and young orchestra banished our lockdown blues

“WOW! That’s that feeling we’ve not had in six months playing live, together, to an amazingly appreciative and fabulous audience what ...

New theatre chairman keen to re-open soon

New theatre chairman keen to re-open soon

THE new chairman of the Kenton Theatre in Henley wants it to see it re-open as soon as possible. Julie Huntington, of Fair Mile, ...

Free outdoor concert to cheer covid-weary crowd

Free outdoor concert to cheer covid-weary crowd

ABOUT 150 people attended a free classical concert by the river in Henley on Saturday. The event in Mill Meadows was organised by the ...

Books back

THE library in Sonning Common will re-open on September 28 at 2pm after being closed for almost six months. Covid safety measures will ...

Delivery plea

SONNING Common’s village magazine is looking for someone to deliver it. The job involves dropping off about 10 bundles of Sonning ...

Dance classes resume at village hall after lockdown

Dance classes resume at village hall after lockdown

DANCE and fitness classes have resumed at Sonning Common village hall after the coronavirus restrictions were eased. Kayleigh Rixon, ...

Jazz, fizz and food at village vineyard

Jazz, fizz and food at village vineyard

A LIVE jazz performance will be staged at a vineyard in Fawley on Sunday. The Art Themen Trio will be playing their second Jazz in the ...

Paintings and sculpture on display at Old Fire Station Gallery

Paintings and sculpture on display at Old Fire Station Gallery

FOUR artists are staging an exhibition at the Old Fire Station Gallery in Henley. They are Andy Marlow, an oil painter, Jaine ...

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Library to re-open

WATLINGTON library is to open again next week. It is among the first community libraries to be re-opened by Oxfordshie County Council. Anna Tilley, who chairs the Friends of ... [more]

 

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