Friday, 28 February 2020

Paranormal project in house of horrors

Paranormal project in house of horrors

A CLASSIC American gothic horror will be staged at the Progress Theatre in Reading from Monday (February 24) to Saturday (February 29). The Haunting of Hill House follows Dr Montague, who hopes to find scientific evidence of the existence of the...
Jazzed-up favourites

Jazzed-up favourites

JAZZ quartet P’Jam is this month’s performer at Marilyn’s Speakeasy in Reading next Thursday (February 27) from 9pm. The group comprises Annie Parker (flutes and alto sax), Phil Craddock (piano), Marianne Windham (bass) and Jim Wade (drums) and their...
Seven acts revealed for pub’s third music festival

Seven acts revealed for pub’s third music festival

AN outdoor music festival will be staged at a pub in Playhatch for the third year running. Nick Willson and wife Hazel Lucas have lined up seven bands to play in the garden of the Flowing Spring on June 6 from 1pm until late. This year’s event sees...
Scottish rockers to play palace

Scottish rockers to play palace

SIMPLE MINDS are the latest act lined up to headline the Nocturne Live concert series at Blenheim Palace this summer. Fronted by founder members Jim Kerr (vocals) and Charlie Burchill (guitar), the band are currently celebrating 40 years in music and...
Homage to the first female comic singer

Homage to the first female comic singer

A CELEBRATION of one of the first female musical comedians will take place at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next Saturday (February 29) at 8pm. Joyce Grenfell is best known for her monologues, songs, and comic writings and Choice...

Touring tango star’s solo concert at hall

Touring tango star’s solo concert at hall

A TANGO troubadour will touch down at Hambleden village hall next Sunday (March 1). Martin Alvarado is a world-renowned musician and ...

Buddy Holly story

ROCK and roll musical Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story touches down at the Theatre Royal Windsor next week as part of its 30th ...

Post-war struggle puts women under spotlight

Post-war struggle puts women under spotlight

IT’S hard to imagine what goes through someone’s head when their loved one says goodbye before heading off to war. For some the ...

Celebrated vocalist is ‘Lady of Jazz’

Celebrated vocalist is ‘Lady of Jazz’

JAZZ musician Tina May is to perform in the Studio at the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next Friday (February 28) at ...

Open mic

AN open mic night for jazz singers is being staged at the Global Café, Reading, next Thursday (February 27) at 9pm. All performers ...

Sultans of swing

A CONCERT paying homage to Dire Straits will take place at Goring village hall on March 28. The Album Experience will be performing ...

Musical celebration to benefit Kenton Theatre

Musical celebration to benefit Kenton Theatre

SINGER Mike Sterling loves the Kenton Theatre in Henley. When he first clapped eyes on the New Street venue he became enchanted by its ...

Monthly music nights on menu at Indian restaurant

Monthly music nights on menu at Indian restaurant

VIOLINIST Christian Garrick will perform the first of a series of monthly music nights at an Indian restaurant in Henley. He will be ...

Sounds of trios

A CONCERT featuring piano and oboe trios will be held at St Andrew’s Church in Caversham next Saturday (February 29) at 7.30pm. The ...

Choral concert

HENLEY Choral Society will be staging its next concert at St Mary’s Church in the town on March 28 from 7.30pm. The programme includes ...

Mistaken identities

A PRODUCTION of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returned to the Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, this week following a ...

Hit radio show live on stage

A SIXTIES radio comedy that drew in audiences of up to 15 million people is being performed on stage at the Kenton Theatre in Henley ...

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Litter-pick day

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