Thursday, 23 May 2019

Get ready for return of floral flotilla

Get ready for return of floral flotilla

UPCYCLING, poetry and a floral flotilla along the River Thames are among the attractions at this week’s Chelsea Fringe Henley. The alternative garden festival, which promotes an inclusive approach to flowers, gardens and gardening, involves seven...
Bond director’s charity gig is for your ears only

Bond director’s charity gig is for your ears only

IT was a scene that had the entire cinema audience on its feet and cheering — including the heir to the throne. The year was 1977 and Prince Charles was attending a screening of the new James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me, starring Roger Moore in...
Disney remake aims to grant your wishes

Disney remake aims to grant your wishes

WITH a new version of The Lion King due to be released next month, Disney are busy giving some of their most beloved cartoon classics the live-action treatment. Aladdin first graced cinema screens back in 1992. Brought to life in beautiful, hand-drawn...
Erudite Essex comic is an outsider looking in

Erudite Essex comic is an outsider looking in

RUSSELL Kane is more than just a stand-up. He’s like a comedy David Attenborough who, instead of the animal kingdom, focuses his attention on the way blokes from the South East behave. Raised in Essex, he was a bookish wallflower in a world of...
World famous orchestra returning to village festival

World famous orchestra returning to village festival

A WORLD famous chamber orchestra is returning to the Wargrave Village Festival. The Academy of St Martin in the Fields will play at St Mary’s Church in Mill Green for the classical evening of the biennial festival on Monday, June 17. The orchestra...

Pub given five stars for hygiene

A PUB which was taken over by a new landlord two months ago has received the highest rating in a food hygiene inspection. The Horns in ...

Canadian folk band bring Celtic flavour

Canadian folk band bring Celtic flavour

A BAND from Cape Breton in Canada are playing Nettlebed village club on Monday (May 20). “Còig are a four-piece who between them play ...

Cunning plan pays off at drama festival

Cunning plan pays off at drama festival

A CUNNING plan to grab the glory at this year’s Henley Drama Festival paid off for at least one member of the cast of Richard Curtis ...

Horse-loving artist will be at full gallop

Horse-loving artist will be at full gallop

AN artist who specialises in painting horses in strong, colourful acrylic inks and paints is exhibiting at the Old Fire Station ...

Phone box is gallery

Phone box is gallery

THE former BT phone box in Wood Lane, Kidmore End, has been given a new lease of life — as one of the smallest venues in this year’s ...

Quintet are fired up for church concert

Quintet are fired up for church concert

A SAXOPHONE and string ensemble will play the first in a new series of summer concerts at St Mary the Virgin in Hambleden next ...

Choir opening

A GIRLS’ choir in Charvil will hold an open evening for new members. Jewel Tones is for girls aged 10 to 18 and regularly performs in ...

Early closure

WARGRAVE library was forced to close early on Friday due to staff shortages caused by illness. It shut at 1pm, four hours earlier than ...

Mencap trip to the theatre thanks to council chairman

Mencap trip to the theatre thanks to council chairman

LORRAINE HILLIER, chairman of the South Oxfordshire District Council, used part of her councillor’s grant allocation to fund a theatre ...

Theatre manager’s job split up again

Theatre manager’s job split up again

THE general manager of the Kenton Theatre in Henley has stepped away from the role but is to stay on. Paula Price-Davies had been in ...

Urban myth makes for a dark, raucous and anarchic evening

Urban myth makes for a dark, raucous and anarchic evening

THERE’S a programme note about the title, Dead Dog in a Suitcase, now running at the Oxford Playhouse. Writer Carl Grose explains that ...

Joe’s got 60 years’ worth of music inside him

Joe’s got 60 years’ worth of music inside him

VETERAN rocker Joe Brown will play two nights at the Kenton Theatre this autumn — in celebration of an incredible 60 years in the ...

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New wardens

THREE churchwardens have been appointed in Wargrave. Sandra Baker, Helen Gradon and Peter Mayes were elected at the annual meeting of the parochial church council of St Mary’s ... [more]

 

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