Tuesday, 11 August 2020

New landlord at village pub that his parents once ran

New landlord at village pub that his parents once ran

AN award-winning pub will be under new management from next month. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake will be run by Simon Cromack, a ...

 

Dining by woodland

A POP-UP restaurant will open at the Stonor Park estate in Henley. Circus Sauce, which is run by Giffords Circus, will be running from ...

 

Friends and fizz at home where royal regatta is never cancelled

Friends and fizz at home where royal regatta is never cancelled

A WOMAN held a party in her back garden to get over the disappointment of not being able to attend this year’s Henley Royal Regatta. ...

 

Nutritionist wins £5,000 to create artisan food website

Nutritionist wins £5,000 to create artisan food website

A NUTRITIONIST and food writer who came up with an idea for a business as part of a university project has won a £5,000 prize to make ...

 

Pubs introduce safety measures before serving again

A PUB chain has unveiled the measures it will be taking as it waits for the Government to give the go-ahead for reopening. ...

 

Henley Lockdown Fest raises £22,000 for charities

Henley Lockdown Fest raises £22,000 for charities

MORE than £22,000 was raised as a result of the inaugural Henley Lockdown Fest. The two-day online event was organised to provide ...

 

Restaurant troubles

THE future of Café Rouge in Henley could be at risk after its parent company announced it intended to appoint administrators. Casual ...

 

Food festival moved from June to August in hope of post-corona celebration

Food festival moved from June to August in hope of post-corona celebration

THE organiser of the annual Eat! Food Festival in Henley says it will be more important than ever to support local traders this year. ...

 

Chocoholic runner motivated by tragedy

Chocoholic runner motivated by tragedy

WHATEVER else runner and blogger Charlie Watson ended up eating on Christmas Day, there was always going to be chocolate. Chocoholic ...

 

Comedy godmother is a true voiceover artist

Comedy godmother is a true voiceover artist

SHE’S been dubbed the “godmother of Scottish comedy” and numbers Billy Connolly among her fans. Now Janey Godley is preparing to ...

 

Master chef has big laughs on the menu

Master chef has big laughs on the menu

A STAND-UP comedian who cooks gourmet food live on stage is rustling up some tasty treats for his upcoming show at Norden Farm in ...

 

Get ready for gunpowder, treason, and Pete Lincoln

Get ready for gunpowder, treason, and Pete Lincoln

DUFFEL coats. Crisp blue morning. See your breath. Smell of wet dogs. Apple crumble. Building the Guy Fawkes bonfire. Season changed ...

 

Restaurants highlighted in latest AA guide

Restaurants highlighted in latest AA guide

TWO Henley restaurants have been listed in The Restaurant Guide 2020, which is published by the AA. Shaun Dickens at the Boathouse in ...

 

'Whispering' DJ celebrating 50 years

'Whispering' DJ celebrating 50 years

WHISPER it, but veteran Radio 2 DJ Bob Harris has been broadcasting for nigh on half a century, writes Matthew Wilson. Having started ...

 

Singer’s tribute to rock and soul stars

Singer’s tribute to rock and soul stars

A SINGER who played the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera is performing at a Henley bar tomorrow night ...

 

Delicious blend of Thai and Indian elements worked a subtle magic

Delicious blend of Thai and Indian elements worked a subtle magic

CURRY addicts who yearn for some exciting new flavours will enjoy exploring the menu at Asiana Spice in Henley, writes James Burton. ...

 

Hard-working jazz singer’s a hard act to Follow

Hard-working jazz singer’s a hard act to Follow

ONE of the stars of this year’s BunkFest is playing the Crooked Billet in Stoke Row on Wednesday (September 4). Fleur Stevenson is ...

 

Town really should make the most of tourist appeal

Town really should make the most of tourist appeal

I’VE just easyJetted back from the Med and it would appear that Brexit nicked my wallet — sterling cashed out with an exchange rate ...

 

Festival’s not only traditional — it’s quintessentially British

Festival’s not only traditional — it’s quintessentially British

FROM Friday, July 19, to Sunday, July 21, Henley plays host to one of the country’s most eccentric, extrovert and joyous festivals, ...

 

Landlord’s joy at ‘mini Glastonbury’

Landlord’s joy at ‘mini Glastonbury’

MORE than 1,200 people attended a music festival in Sonning Common on Saturday. The third Big Bash festival took place at the ...