Thursday, 24 January 2019

Regatta revives race for military

Regatta revives race for military

A RACE between military crews will return to this year’s Henley Royal Regatta after a 100-year absence. The King’s Cup will involve male and female military athletes from the UK, Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, America, Germany and the...
Panto delivers a magical carpet ride

Panto delivers a magical carpet ride

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves | Corn Exchange, Wallingford | Tuesday, January 22WHO doesn’t love a pantomime? And there is much to love about The Sinodun Players’ Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, which is running at the Corn Exchange, Wallingford,...
Rat Pack show has a Brit in the ranks

Rat Pack show has a Brit in the ranks

A HIT-filled evening of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr is in store at the Kenton Theatre later this weekend. The Rat Pack will be joined by special guest Kenny Lynch at the New Street venue on Sunday, January 27, at...
Queens promise an Oscars ‘battle royal’

Queens promise an Oscars ‘battle royal’

THE rivalry between Mary, Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth I has fascinated generations of scholars, playwrights and novelists — not to mention filmmakers. Previous screen outings have provided great roles for Katharine Hepburn and Florence Eldridge (in...
Children’s story has a touch of animal magic

Children’s story has a touch of animal magic

TO many people, David Baddiel is known for his award-winning work as a comedian and presenter including Newman and Baddiel, Fantasy Football, Baddiel & Skinner Unplanned and his platinum number one single Three Lions. But in recent years, the comedian...

The hills are alive for arts festival’s founder

The hills are alive for arts festival’s founder

A FEAST of choral music is in store when the Chiltern Arts Festival returns to Henley next month. Now in its second year, the festival ...

More woodwind delights

AN early spring concert at St Andrew’s Church in Caversham is the latest in a series showcasing the woodwind family of instruments. ...

Arthurian panto will get everyone round the table

Arthurian panto will get everyone round the table

THREE nights of the Round Table are in store at Shiplake Memorial Hall next weekend — plus a Saturday matinée. Shaddo, aka the ...

The play’s the thing

THE Wargrave Words literary group is holding one of its popular play readings on Monday (January 21) at 7.15pm in the Sansom Room ...

'Come and sing' the Messiah

'Come and sing' the Messiah

HENLEY Choral Society is inviting music-lovers to come and sing Handel’s Messiah this weekend. The workshop event takes place tomorrow ...

Seven choirs taking part in 10th festival

Seven choirs taking part in 10th festival

SEVEN singing groups are busy rehearsing for the annual Henley Choir Festival next Saturday (January 26), writes Matthew Wilson. Now ...

Folk club patron is down for two dates

Folk club patron is down for two dates

NETTLEBED Folk Club returns from its Christmas break with a joint concert on Monday night. The Bully Wee Band will be joined by club ...

Double bass maestro played a blinder for Mayor’s charities

Double bass maestro played a blinder for Mayor’s charities

An Evening with Leon Bosch | Kenton Theatre | Friday, January 11 LAST Friday was a very special one for the Kenton Theatre as it ...

‘Turnip surprise’ on the menu for show

‘Turnip surprise’ on the menu for show

IT’S a plan so cunning you could brush your teeth with it — and you’ll probably need to, writes Matthew Wilson. Henley Amateur ...

Rock choir records at famous studios

Rock choir records at famous studios

ROCK Choir members from Henley and Caversham were among those who performed at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London. The 270-strong ...

Pacey Hitchcock adaptation gets us where we want to go

Pacey Hitchcock adaptation gets us where we want to go

The Lady Vanishes | Theatre Royal Windsor | Wednesday, January 9 A TALE of English and Americans abroad, Roy Marsden’s production of ...

Heist comedy gets away with it, just!

Heist comedy gets away with it, just!

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, January 15 TUESDAY’S press review night for this show coincided with the ...

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Woman in court over death crash

Woman in court over death crash

A WOMAN accused of causing the deaths of a police officer and a pensioner by careless driving has appeared in court. Agne Jasulaitiene, 35, of Talavera Close, Crowthorne, did not ... [more]

 
Runaway rhea found in field

Runaway rhea found in field

A RUNAWAY rhea called Chris that has been on the loose for five weeks has been found in Peppard. The 4ft bird has been living wild after escaping from a farm nearby and has been ... [more]

 

Good school

CRAZIES Hill Primary School is second best out of 71 in Wokingham borough. The Government’s primary school performance tables show that 85 per cent of pupils met the expected ... [more]

 

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