Monday, 26 July 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.

 

Ghost story conjures up distinct sense of unease

Ghost story conjures up distinct sense of unease

The Woman in Black | Oxford Playhouse | Monday, July 19THE Woman in Black has enjoyed a remarkable stage history. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novella by Susan Hill, it started life in 1987 as a filler over the Christmas season at the...
Musketeers are getting summer party started

Musketeers are getting summer party started

THREE musketeers are riding to the aid of the Kenton Theatre next weekend. Rhys Morgan and Robert West are well known to audiences at the New Street venue, having toured there with a number of their family-friendly magic shows over the years. Now,...

Pizza flyer through the door that’s a little slice of history

Pizza flyer through the door that’s a little slice of history

The Art of Advertising | Weston Library, Oxford | Until August 30 IF you’re just about to throw away that ad for home-delivery pizzas ...

Show explores the wild side of science

Show explores the wild side of science

A STAGE show based on the award-winning Sky One science programme Brainiac is coming to the Oxford Playhouse later this month. ...

New take on Greek drama

New take on Greek drama

A RETELLING of Sophocles’s 2,500-year-old play Antigone is being staged at Caversham Court Gardens on Sunday at 6.30pm. Adapted by ...

Painter elected to watercolour society

Painter elected to watercolour society

AN artist taking part in this year’s Henley Arts Trail has been elected an associate of the Royal Watercolour Society. Linda Saul, ...

Artists revealing their creativity under quarantine

Artists revealing their creativity under quarantine

THE Reading Guild of Artists is staging its 90th annual exhibition at Henley’s Old Fire Station Gallery from today. Titled ...

Dad searching for new home for son

Dad searching for new home for son

MCMAFIA star James Norton plays a loving dad faced with a terrible predicament in a new film showing at Henley’s Regal Picturehouse ...

Sunflowers

A SUNFLOWER competition in Kidmore End has returned for a second year.  More than 30 plants were entered into the competition last ...

Dog stamps

KIDMORE End Primary School are collecting used stamps to donate to Guide Dogs for the Blind.  Residents can cut off any used stamps ...

Willows pals back at park

A SERIES of outdoor theatre shows are being staged at South Hill Park in Bracknell during the school holidays. Returning after ...

Arts trail goes green

WATLINGTON is to host a “green plan” arts trail in August. Community groups including the Watlington Climate Action Group, the WI and ...

Two picnic fundraisers

A PICNIC will take place at the Watlington Hill Farm Sanctuary in Christmas Common on Sunday. There will be food stalls and a raffle ...

Comedy, romance and tragedy beset young lovers

Comedy, romance and tragedy beset young lovers

Romeo and Juliet | Reading Abbey Ruins | Tuesday, July 13 IS Romeo and Juliet mostly romance or mostly tragedy? Tony Wernham’s ...

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Cycle better

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Home fete

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