Sunday, 21 October 2018

Are you a ‘psycho’?

Are you a ‘psycho’?

HE started out as a print journalist before making a radio documentary that attracted the attention of the legendary film director ...

 

The cost of keeping Gibraltar

The cost of keeping Gibraltar

Roy Adkins Festival Hub YOU would have to be a history buff with a specific interest in colonial wars to know that part of the ...

 

Alex was author’s big break

Alex was author’s big break

Anthony Horowitz Kenton Theatre THERE were lots of excited people in the audience at the Kenton Theatre on Wednesday night, awaiting ...

 

Women’s poetry by the book

Women’s poetry by the book

She is Fierce Henley Town Hall LAST Thursday was National Poetry Day and so what better way to celebrate than to listen to and discuss ...

 

Traitor was a true believer

Roland Philipps Henley Town Hall IN 1951 Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess absconded to Moscow just as they were about to be unmasked as ...

 

Reliving Churchill’s 1,009 lives

Andrew Roberts Phyllis Court Club BY Andrew Roberts’s own calculation, his new biography of Winston Churchill is the 1,009th book to ...

 

Bookworm makes her confession

Bookworm makes her confession

Lucy Mangan Kenton Theatre LUCY Mangan’s new memoir is a joyful exploration of the children’s books she loved — about 52 in total, ...

 

Reading next year’s bestsellers

Faber Proof Party Festival Hub WHAT a privilege it was to attend this event. The first reading for three debut writers — Claire Adam, ...

 

Biographer commands his subject

Mark Bostridge Henley Town Hall THERE can be few biographers who know more of their subject, Vera Brittain and her 1933 autobiography ...

 

Cricketer’s tale hits you for six

Cricketer’s tale hits you for six

Chris Lewis Kenton Theatre CHRIS LEWIS was a highly successful British cricketer for many years before his life changed dramatically. ...

 

Casting aside your baggage

How to Write a Book in an Hour, Festival Hub WELL, I didn’t emerge at the end of an hour with a finished masterpiece, but I did glean ...

 

Toddlers’ stage invasion

Toddlers’ stage invasion

Fearne Cotton Phyllis Court Club ARE you sitting comfortably, children? The honest answer is not really — most were toddling around, ...

 

Why Terry picked up a Penguin

Why Terry picked up a Penguin

Terry Waite Kenton Theatre MANY of us remember Terry Waite for his time as a hostage in Lebanon from 1987 to 1991, almost four years ...

 

Actors do justice to letters

Jeremy Child and Robert Portal with Charlie Mortimer, Kenton Theatre WHAT a pleasure to hear two accomplished actors bringing to life ...

 

Cartoonist still speaks to us today

Adam Hart-Davis Kenton Theatre THE irrepressible Adam Hart-Davis delivered a light-hearted illustrated talk about a great British ...

 

Getting published and more

Dialogue Books Panel Festival Hub ONLY a handful of people turned out to the discussion with Dialogue Books and it was a shame. It was ...

 

AI talk was a real education

Anthony Seldon Henley Town Hall RIGHT from the start of his talk, Anthony Seldon was keen to stress the vital importance of his topic ...

 

Charity’s approach works...

Charity’s approach works...

Smart Works Festival Hub LONG-TERM unemployment, illness, divorce, redundancy — these are all things that can severely knock a woman’s ...

 

Good business

Good business

A BUSINESS advice book written by a management consultant from Crazies Hill has been included on a best-sellers list. Management In A ...

 

Sharing their experience

AJ Pearce and Anne Youngson, Festival Hub AJ PEARCE, author of Dear Mrs Bird, and Anne Youngson, author of Meet Me at the Museum, are ...

 

Looking for a job?

Receptionist

WATLINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL – RECEPTIONIST Closing date: 21/09/2018 at 12:00 Interview date: 26/09/2018 Contract/Hours: ...

 

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Location Henley-on-Thames

Want to work at one of Henley’s most successful and well established companies? Want to work for a local family owned ...