Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Venue for arts wins legal fight

AN arts venue has won a legal battle to prevent homes being built next to it. The Corn Exchange in Wallingford fought the plans to ...

 

Appeal total

Appeal total

THE Kenton for Keeps appeal has reached £21,411, meaning it is now £13,589 short of its target. The money is for the Kenton Theatre in ...

 

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

MORE than 60 gardens in Shiplake and Binfield Heath were decorated with a theme of pantomime to form a Christmas trail. The initiative ...

 

Theatre hopes to re-open in spring

Theatre hopes to re-open in spring

THE managing and artistic director of the Mill at Sonning is hoping the theatre can re-open at the end of March, subject to ...

 

Theatre chief in tears at son’s surprise Christmas message

Theatre chief in tears at son’s surprise Christmas message

JULIE HUNTINGTON, who is chairman of trustees at the Kenton Theatre in Henley, wept tears of joy at a Christmas surprise. Her younger ...

 

Funny money

Funny money

JULIE HUNTINGTON, the new chairman of the Kenton Theatre trustees, has been overseeing the revival of the Kenton for Keeps appeal to ...

 

Last trail day

THE Christmas trail in Shiplake and Dunsden will end tomorrow (Saturday). More than 60 householders have decorated their gardens with ...

 

Haunting reimagining of festive story was joyous

Haunting reimagining of festive story was joyous

THE last thing I expected to do in the middle of A Christmas Carol was the Mexican wave but it made for an interesting twist on a ...

 

Surprise! You’re my hero, Mum

Surprise! You’re my hero, Mum

AS the 40-year-old son of a lifelong theatrical such as my Mum, Julie Huntington, it would be an obvious thing to say that my earliest ...

 

Theatre re-opens for special fundraiser

Theatre re-opens for special fundraiser

THE Kenton Theatre in Henley has opened for a live show for the first time since March. The Apollo Theatre Company perfomed A ...

 

Pantomine props path

PROPS from the Shiplake pantomime will be dotted around the area to make Christmas walks more entertaining for families and friends. ...

 

Kenton fund keeps rising

Kenton fund keeps rising

THE Kenton for Keeps appeal has reached two-thirds of its target. A total of £20,215 has been raised since the launch in October. The ...

 

Osmonds story tour

A NEW musical which tells the story of the Osmonds will be staged at the New Theatre, Oxford, in February. It will feature numerous ...

 

Office nativity play is streamed online

WITH most office parties cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, a theatre group is staging an online version. The Office Nativity, ...

 

Making the Christmas season go off with bang

THE first of a series of festive gala performances will be staged at The Mill at Sonning from tonight (Friday). Christmas Crackers ...

 

Children all set for pantomime at railway museum

Children all set for pantomime at railway museum

THE annual Henley Children’s Theatre Group pantomime is being staged at the Fawley Hill Estate. Babes in the Wood will be performed ...

 

From relationships and love handles to lockdown

IT was with some expectation that I settled down on my sofa to watch This Show Does Not Contain Nuts. I had been looking forward to it ...

 

Panto at museum

Panto at museum

THE annual Henley Children’s Theatre Group pantomime is being staged at the Fawley Hill Estate. Babes in the Wood will be performed ...

 

Trio of comedians down by riverside

THREE comedians will take to the stage at the Mill at Sonning on Thursday (December 17) from 8pm. Since November 2008 Danny Ward has ...

 

Festive family show has all-year-round message

Festive family show has all-year-round message

PINOCCHIO is this year’s family Christmas show to be staged at the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead. Presented by the ...

 

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