Tuesday, 02 March 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.

 

Vocal ensemble to celebrate 16th century ‘star’ composer

Vocal ensemble to celebrate 16th century ‘star’ composer

THE work of a “superstar” 16th century composer has inspired a new piece of musical theatre that will be performed for the first time in Henley. Listening to Lassus will have its premiere at St Mary’s Church on Tuesday, May 25, at 7.30pm. The...
Film producer looking out for army of carers

Film producer looking out for army of carers

A FORMER Henley College student is fundraising to make a short film highlighting the plight of the UK’s army of unpaid carers. Lizzie Worsdell is now a second year master’s student at London’s Raindance Film School, where for her final project she has...

Take your hat off to musical

Take your hat off to musical

THE Mill at Sonning has announced that its Christmas musical will be a production of Top Hat. With lyrics and music by Irving Berlin, ...

Singer-songwriter in reflective mood with latest release

Singer-songwriter in reflective mood with latest release

SINGER-songwriter Purdy, aka Rebecca Poole, has released a new single reflecting on the past year of life in lockdown. Titled Memories,...

Imaging the past

Imaging the past

AN online talk on the secret archaeology of the Chilterns is being hosted by the River & Rowing Museum on Tuesday. Dr Edward Peveler ...

Start singing

A NEW community singing group will be launched in Peppard once coronavirus restrictions have lifted.  The group will meet at the ...

Barn’s back

THE Barn café at the Herb Farm in Sonning Common is re-opening for takeaways from tomorrow (Saturday).

Library is 21

THE library in Grove Road, Sonning Common will celebrate its 21st anniversary in November. The Friends of Sonning Common Library want ...

Singers to usher in the spring

Singers to usher in the spring

WORLD-CLASS singers, pianists and emerging stars of classical music will hail the coming of spring as part of an online festival ...

New drive-in theatre coming this summer 

New drive-in theatre coming this summer 

A NEW drive-in theatre with movies, comedy gigs and concerts will be coming to Henley in May.  The Alfresco Theatre Drive-in Tour has ...

Zooming in for art

Zooming in for art

NORDEN Farm in Maidenhead has added three new online arts courses to its spring line-up. “Landscapes using collage” runs from today ...

Teenager runs new cafe instead of going to university

Teenager runs new cafe instead of going to university

A NEW café run by a teenager has opened in Henley. Geo Café has taken over the premises in Friday Street vacated by the Hot Gossip ...

Lockdown experiments led artist to paint ocean waves

Lockdown experiments led artist to paint ocean waves

A SELF-taught artist says he has lockdown to thank for his newfound creative direction. Liam Yeo lives in Bell Street. Henley, and ...

Author’s latest creation has monstrously funny secret

Author’s latest creation has monstrously funny secret

A HENLEY children’s author has written the first in a projected five-book series for younger readers. Robin Bennett’s Monster Max and ...

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Tom of all trades

Tom of all trades

AS a former BBC journalist and author of 11 books, as well as being a member of Sonning Common Parish Council, Tom Fort wears many hats. But he missed out when he jokingly put ... [more]

 

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