Saturday, 20 October 2018

Giving the Fallen back their voices

Giving the Fallen back their voices

WITH the centenary of the end of the First World War fast approaching, the film director Peter Jackson has hit on an extraordinary way ...

Thought-provoking adaptation continues to ask hard questions

Thought-provoking adaptation continues to ask hard questions

BRASSED OFF shows no signs of tarnishing with age. First produced in 1998, this poignant socio-political play by Paul Allen is set a ...

Ambitious new play in church beats the theatre hands down

Ambitious new play in church beats the theatre hands down

Henry II | Reading Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin | Wednesday, October 10 HAL Chambers’s ambitious production of Beth Flintoff’s ...

Henley pubs scoop hospitality awards

Henley pubs scoop hospitality awards

TWO pubs in Henley have won hospitality awards from owners Brakspear. Mark Dunlop, landlord of the Angel on the Bridge, was awarded ...

Pair grow world’s heaviest vegetables

Pair grow world’s heaviest vegetables

TWO gardeners from the Henley area have claimed Guinness world records for their giant vegetables. Tim Saint, from Playhatch, grew the ...

Fireworks are lovely to look at but I never really liked the loud bangs

Fireworks are lovely to look at but I never really liked the loud bangs

A WOMAN has called for fireworks organisers to use quiet displays to protect animals and vulnerable people. Jane Foddy says the loud ...

Youth orchestra’s visit promises to showcase ‘jazz around the world’

Youth orchestra’s visit promises to showcase ‘jazz around the world’

THE autumn visit of the internationally famous and ever popular National Youth Jazz Orchestra to the Kenton Theatre is well ...

Brass band make play possible at the Kenton

Brass band make play possible at the Kenton

THE French gave it their annual award for Best Foreign Film and the stage adaptation became a hit at the National Theatre before ...

‘Haunting’ artworks to light up museum

‘Haunting’ artworks to light up museum

A HAUNTING exhibition of wartime and post-war artwork has gone on show at Henley’s River and Rowing Museum. Curated by Dr Hilary Floe ...

Godfather of Swing gets the good times a-rolling at jazz club

Godfather of Swing gets the good times a-rolling at jazz club

Ray Gelato and his Quintet, Purdy’s Pop-Up Jazz Club | HAODS Studio | Saturday, October 6 REBECCA POOLE (aka Purdy) set the good times ...

Leading man has got the right stuff

Leading man has got the right stuff

FIRST MAN marks the second collaboration between director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling following the Oscar-winning La La ...

Size-wise, SUVs are tailored to fit

Size-wise, SUVs are tailored to fit

CAR manufacture is all about size these days — with carmakers producing “family” ranges of cars with all the skill and precision of ...

Two-bed apartment is close to everything Henley has to offer

Two-bed apartment is close to everything Henley has to offer

WEST Hill Court on King’s Road is a collection of smart, modern mews houses and apartments in the heart of Henley, set back slightly ...

Frightened horses can run off and hurt themselves on fence

Frightened horses can run off and hurt themselves on fence

JANE TOWNEND has six horses that live in stables on her land in Chalkhouse Green. She says the loud noises caused by fireworks can ...

Spooktacular fun for all the family this Halloween

Spooktacular fun for all the family this Halloween

THERE’S Halloween fun for the whole family on offer at Stonor Park this coming half-term. From next Saturday (October 20) to Wednesday,...

Children need to understand how and why we eat

HERE’S a question — do children understand why we eat? Are we as adults armed with the correct information about energy balance and ...

Spinal ‘curves’ are crucial to freedom of movement

Spinal ‘curves’ are crucial to freedom of movement

FROM the back your spine should be in alignment from top to bottom. A sideways curve is called scoliosis and can produce nerve ...

Reform your health routine and feel the benefits

Reform your health routine and feel the benefits

PILATES ABC Henley offers group matwork sessions and private sessions to all ages. Why not come along and experience a class for ...

Switched-on band pioneer 'woke folk'

Switched-on band pioneer 'woke folk'

EAST London band Stick in the Wheel are bringing their “switched on” brand of English folk music to Nettlebed village club on Monday ...

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 ...

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