Sunday, 15 September 2019

Playlets have the write idea

Playlets have the write idea

WriteFest | Progress Theatre | Tuesday, September 10 READING’S Progress Theatre is rightly proud of its ambitious and creative ...

 

Author knitted himself back together — with tea and cake

Author knitted himself back together — with tea and cake

FANCY turning over a new leaf this autumn? James McIntosh is coming to Henley on Wednesday, November 6, to explain his path to mental ...

 

Cat chat with TV presenter

Cat chat with TV presenter

TELEVISION presenter Dermot O’Leary is to appear at a Henley Literary Festival pop-up event in November. The Radio 2 and X-Factor ...

 

Museum staff put their teds on show

Museum staff put their teds on show

REMEMBER how you couldn’t bear to be parted from your favourite cuddly toy as a child? That’s the sacrifice that staff at the River & ...

 

Workshop to revisit Dahl’s big stage hit

Workshop to revisit Dahl’s big stage hit

CHILDREN embarking on their eagerly awaited school summer holidays have the chance to hone their dramatic skills at the Kenton Theatre ...

 

Lear’s tragic descent is a mirror for our troubled times

Lear’s tragic descent is a mirror for our troubled times

King Lear | Progress Theatre in Reading Abbey Ruins | Tuesday, July 9 DAN Clarke’s production of Shakespeare’s tragic King Lear sets ...

 

All will be revealed at play reading

THE Wargrave Words literary group is holding one of its popular play readings on Monday (July 15) at 7.30pm in the Sansom Room above ...

 

May talks about another B-word

May talks about another B-word

THERESA MAY will attend the Henley Literary Festival during the Conservative Party conference. The outgoing Prime Minister has ...

 

Comedian to appear at festival

Comedian to appear at festival

PAUL MERTON is among the latest names to be confirmed for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. Best known for his appearances on Have ...

 

Author’s war story

AN author from Goring has published a novel with a Second World War theme. The Restless Wave by Sarah Meyrick, director of Bloxham ...

 

Literary festival signs up Have I Got News For You and England cricket captains

Literary festival signs up Have I Got News For You and England cricket captains

COMEDY giant Paul Merton is among the latest big-name authors to be confirmed for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. Joining him in ...

 

Comic jokes as naturally as the rest of us breathe

Comic jokes as naturally as the rest of us breathe

Jo Brand | Christ Church Centre | Thursday, June 13 Jo Brand | Christ Church Centre | Thursday, June 13 IT was like chatting to an old ...

 

Comedian apologises for ‘crass’ battery acid joke

Comedian apologises for ‘crass’ battery acid joke

JO BRAND apologised for her remark about throwing battery acid at politicians during an appearance in Henley. She was criticised after ...

 

Wargrave Festival takes a literary turn

Wargrave Festival takes a literary turn

THE 2019 Wargrave Village Festival got under way on Wednesday with the first of four “Shakespeare on the Green” performances of As You ...

 

Painter and decorator is finalist in book awards

Painter and decorator is finalist in book awards

A PAINTER and decorator has reached the final of a national children’s fiction writing competition. Jeremy Smith is one of 20 people ...

 

Blogs for my daughter gave me germ of book

Blogs for my daughter gave me germ of book

IT was one of those “only in Henley” moments. First-time author Catherine Rogers was signing copies of her new book Gut Well Soon — A ...

 

Early closure

WARGRAVE library was forced to close early on Friday due to staff shortages caused by illness. It shut at 1pm, four hours earlier than ...

 

Author used church event to speak up for all our libraries

Author used church event to speak up for all our libraries

Philip Pullman | St Leonard’s Church, Watlington | Saturday, April 26 ACCLAIMED author Sir Philip Pullman is always a crowd-puller and ...

 

Debut novelist will share book’s secrets

Debut novelist will share book’s secrets

AN Ipsden author is to give an illustrated talk about the real people and events who inspired her Victorian-set debut novel. Carolyn ...

 

Author is speaking up for our libraries

Author is speaking up for our 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 ...

 

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