Tuesday, 28 September 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.

 

Amarillo singer knows the way to the Kenton

Amarillo singer knows the way to the Kenton

THERE may be no second acts in American lives, according to F Scott Fitzgerald, but that has never been a problem where the veteran British singer Tony Christie is concerned. The 78-year-old marked his 60th year in showbusiness this year and 50 years...
Sky’s the limit as far as Rembrandt’s concerned

Sky’s the limit as far as Rembrandt’s concerned

AN exhibition celebrating 500 years of artists’ fascination with the sky opens at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thursday. Skyscape: The Limitless Art of the Sky will feature works by some of history’s most celebrated artists, including...

James Bond comes out of retirement

James Bond comes out of retirement

JAMES BOND returns to Henley next Thursday when No Time To Die opens at the Regal Picturehouse cinema. There are eight showings a day ...

15 things to do at this year’s literary festival

15 things to do at this year’s literary festival

From its beginnings as a weekend of talks in 2007 to being established as one of the UK’s biggest book events, Henley Literary ...

Show pays tribute to Tommy Cooper

Show pays tribute to Tommy Cooper

A TRIBUTE to one of the greats of British comedy is coming to the Kenton Theatre tomorrow night (Saturday). Just Like That — The Tommy ...

Art show could be guild’s biggest yet

Art show could be guild’s biggest yet

HENLEY Art and Craft Guild’s autumn exhibition at the Old Fire Station Gallery could be the biggest to date, its organisers say. The ...

REVIEW: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Henley Festival

REVIEW: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Henley Festival

Sophie Ellis-Bextor | Henley Festival | Friday, September 17 “YOU want to go where?” asked my mother in disbelief. “RADA,” I replied, ...

REVIEW: Disco Classical with Kathy Sledge

REVIEW: Disco Classical with Kathy Sledge

Disco Classical with Kathy Sledge | Henley Festival | Saturday, September 18 KATHY SLEDGE got a party vibe going from the off. The ...

City’s battered but defiantly unbowed

City’s battered but defiantly unbowed

Tokyo: Art & Photography | Ashmolean Museum, Oxford | Until January 3 HAS any major world city ever been so battered as Tokyo? From ...

Review: Don't Stop Me Now, Henley Festival

Review: Don't Stop Me Now, Henley Festival

Don’t Stop Me Now | Henley Festival | Sunday, September 19 A SUNNY Sunday evening in the company of thousands was the ideal way to ...

Review: Madness, Henley Festival

Review: Madness, Henley Festival

Madness | Henley Festival | Wednesday, September 15 THE evening was balmy, the queue long, beautifully turned out and full of ...

Award-winning tenors happy to channel Pavarotti

Award-winning tenors happy to channel Pavarotti

THREE tenors who are known as “the Rat Pack of opera” will appear at the Kenton Theatre next Friday (October 1). Scott Ciscon, Paul ...

Rush to see Bond film

Rush to see Bond film

MORE than 700 tickets have been sold by the Regal Picturehouse cinema in Henley for the opening weekend of the new James Bond film. No ...

REVIEW: James Blunt, Henley Festival

REVIEW: James Blunt, Henley Festival

James Blunt | Henley Festival | Thursday, September 16 WHEN I first heard You’re Beautiful by James Blunt I was six years old. Little ...

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Garden tidy

WATLINGTON Parish Council wants to refurbish the town’s Mansle Garden. It says the benches have been frequently damaged over the past few months and it also wants to replant the ... [more]

 

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