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 ...

 

Ann’s talking about politics and showbiz

Ann’s talking about politics and showbiz

SHE was once known as “Doris Karloff” in political circles thanks to her then perhaps less than flattering pudding bowl haircut, ...

 

Train fan Portillo’s ready to take stock

Train fan Portillo’s ready to take stock

IT was May 2016, and with the EU referendum fast approaching, David Cameron’s government had just set out its legislative plans in the ...

 

Dame Joan’s taking to the stage without a script

Dame Joan’s taking to the stage without a script

SHE’S an actress, a bestselling author and a highly regarded newspaper and magazine columnist. But when she embarks on a UK theatre ...

 

Prescott question left Widdy lost for words

Prescott question left Widdy lost for words

IT’S not very often that Ann Widdecombe is rendered speechless, but she had absolutely no answer to one particular left-field question ...

 

Portillo lets the train take the strain

Portillo lets the train take the strain

IT was May 2016, and with the EU referendum fast approaching, David Cameron’s government had just set out its legislative plans in the ...

 

Language does evolve but we don’t always have to ‘like’ it

Language does evolve but we don’t always have to ‘like’ it

Gyles Brandreth | Christ Church | Monday, November 26 ON Monday night, it was dark and cold, the pews of the Christ Church were almost ...

 

Apollo expert is boldly going - to the cinema

Apollo expert is boldly going - to the cinema

IT’S nearly 50 years since man first walked on the moon, but it’s safe to say it’s an achievement that will never be forgotten. The ...

 

Star’s touring show promises to be ‘absolutely fabulous’

Star’s touring show promises to be ‘absolutely fabulous’

ABSOLUTELY fabulous news — the actress and presenter Joanna Lumley is bringing her first ever live UK tour to the New Theatre Oxford ...

 

Making memories is where it’s at for global adventurer

Making memories is where it’s at for global adventurer

HE’S one of the most adventurous journalists on the planet whose televised exploits have seen him dodge bullets on frontlines, track ...

 

Heritage tours of gardens

ENGLAND’S largest annual festival of history and culture is coming to Caversham Court Gardens next month. Heritage Open Days runs over ...

 

Supper talk

A TALK about the work of Rapid-UK, the disaster response team, will be held at St Katharine’s, Frieth, next Friday (August 17) at 7....

 

Author’s sunny outlook

Author’s sunny outlook

THE author of a newly published book of walks is looking forward to treating a group of Henley Standard readers to a real-life “sample ...

 

Join walks book author for a ‘sample chapter’

Join walks book author for a ‘sample chapter’

THE author of a newly published book of family-friendly walks in the South Oxfordshire countryside is offering Henley Standard readers ...

 

Alzheimer’s play is free to see at library

Alzheimer’s play is free to see at library

A PLAY exploring the impact of Alzheimer’s is coming to Henley Library next month — as long as enough people book the free tickets for ...

 

Esther promises to tell the whole tooth

Esther promises to tell the whole tooth

FROM dogs that could say “sausages” to the UK’s most amusingly shaped vegetables — in the course of her 50-year broadcasting career ...

 

Six speakers lined up for church social

Six speakers lined up for church social

AN evening of “SIN” is in store at St Nicholas’s Church in Rotherfield Greys next weekend — courtesy of a “getting to know you” event ...

 

Former ministers to speak at festival

TWO former home secretaries and the creator of the best-selling children’s series Horrid Henry will appear at this year’s Henley ...

 

The Arts Society Henley

MARILYN ELM, writer and lecturer for organisations such as the Royal Horticultural Society and the National Trust and contributor to ...

 

Yarn bombers are back with a museum display

Yarn bombers are back with a museum display

THE work of the “yarn bombers” who so memorably transformed Whitchurch Bridge last summer has gone on show at Henley’s River and ...

 

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