Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Pullman’s speaking about libraries

Pullman’s speaking about libraries

NORTHERN Lights author Sir Philip Pullman is to give a talk at St Leonard’s Church in Watlington. The 72-year-old will share his ...

 

Playing a part

Playing a part

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave dressed as literary characters including Where’s Wally, Harry Potter and Paddington ...

 

In disguise

In disguise

CHILDREN at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave dressed as characters including David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny and The Mad Hatter ...

 

Animal magic

Animal magic

PUPILS and staff at Crazies Hill Primary School dressed as characters including the Cheshire Cat, Peter Rabbit and Tigger. The ...

 

’Babel’ of many languages is more a blessing than a curse

’Babel’ of many languages is more a blessing than a curse

Babel: Adventures in Translation | Weston Library, Oxford YOU have a problem with your disposal of nuclear waste. Not how to dispose ...

 

Checkendon Pre-school enjoys World Book Day

Checkendon Pre-school enjoys World Book Day

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-school dressed as characters from well-loved stories.

 

Author says we all got Wallis Simpson wrong

Author says we all got Wallis Simpson wrong

IT was the biggest constitutional crisis since Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon — except this time everyone was agreed on who ...

 

Python is back on stage with a book

Python is back on stage with a book

GLOBETROTTING Monty Python star Michael Palin is heading for the Hexagon in Reading this summer — with a one-man stage show based on ...

 

Photographer Ruth is talking at library

Photographer Ruth is talking at library

AN award-winning landscape photographer who has staged a number of exhibitions at Watlington Library is returning to give a talk about ...

 

Reading Chapter of the Romantic Novelists Association

Reading Chapter of the Romantic Novelists Association

EIGHTEEN members of the association celebrated Valentine’s Day with a special all-day meeting at the Great Expectations Hotel in ...

 

Women’s Day debate

THE Henley Literary Festival is to hold a special event to mark International Women’s Day. Comedian Helen Lederer, journalist Daisy ...

 

Top authors in town for World Book Day

Top authors in town for World Book Day

TWO leading children’s authors will be in town in the run-up to this year’s World Book Day on Thursday, March 7. Children’s laureate ...

 

Poet penned an ode to the Purple Turtle

Poet penned an ode to the Purple Turtle

PERFORMANCE poet, comedian, musician and songwriter — John Hegley is a man of many talents, writes Matthew Wilson. Fans of the ...

 

Library hours

WARGRAVE library’s opening hours have changed. It is now open from 1pm to 5pm on Mondays and Fridays, 9.30am to noon and 1pm to 5pm on ...

 

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 ...

 

Illustrator’s proving a draw at library

Illustrator’s proving a draw at library

WINNIE the Witch artist Korky Paul will be holding a children’s illustration workshop at Watlington Library next Saturday afternoon ...

 

Library’s most borrowed books are an eye-opener

Library’s most borrowed books are an eye-opener

THE most popular books with borrowers at Henley Library have this week been revealed — shedding an intriguing light on the town’s ...

 

Books and...

A COFFEE morning will be held at Wargrave library on Wednesday from 10am to noon for visitors to see what it offers.

 

Literary festival has a Christmas present

Literary festival has a Christmas present

WAR Horse author Sir Michael Morpurgo and Born Free star Virginia McKenna are coming to Henley on Friday (December 7) for a special ...

 

Author reads books to children as charity auction prize

Author reads books to children as charity auction prize

CHILDREN’S author Giles Andreae visited a Henley church to read to children. Mr Andreae, who is best known for his Purple Ronnie ...

 

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