Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Return of tractor run

File picture of the Chiltern Tractor Run

THE Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run on Sunday will have a platinum jubilee theme. Particpants have been asked to dress up and decorate ...

We’re looking after meadows

We’re looking after meadows

ON the first Wednesday of each month the Greener Henley Wildlife Group runs a working party at one of the town’s green sites. The ...

Spectacular wisteria

Spectacular wisteria

Sue James, of Gravel Hill, Henley, took these pictures of the spectacular wisteria display at Greys Court, the National Trust property ...

Orchids and bluebells

Orchids and bluebells

This early purple orchid and spread of bluebells was photographed at Clayfield Copse/Blackhouse Wood, near Emmer Green, by Rosemary ...

Clematis in flower

Clematis in flower

Terry Allsop, from Ewelme, says: “A pretty picture of a clematis in flower after rainfall.”

Fantastic flowering plants

Fantastic flowering plants

Sharon Hewitt, from Wargrave, took these pictures, saying: “Some flowering plants that will match the abundant bluebells.” 

Iris after shower

Iris after shower

“A beautiful iris after a spring shower,” says Jean Watkins, who took this picture in her garden in Grove Road, Sonning Common

Muddy path transformed by emergence of gorgeous spring flowers

Muddy path transformed by emergence of gorgeous spring flowers

MY wife Rosemary has been feeling out of sorts for about three months due to back pain. However, after a visit to the doctor, she ...

Thamesfield Trust and Camp Mohawk

Thamesfield Trust and Camp Mohawk

AFTER two postponements due to the coronovirus pandemic, a group of 10 young people with special needs, supported by playworkers from ...

Pianist dazzles with fingerwork

Pianist dazzles with fingerwork

THE programme for the West Forest Sinfonia’s latest concert was a mixed one. There were four works with no discernible connection yet ...

Joyous Jane Austen in modern dress and then some

Joyous Jane Austen in modern dress and then some

LET us assume that Jane Austen is dancing rather than turning in her grave because Persuasion is a pulsating modern take on her ...

Gospel concert to help new refugees

THE Reading Community Gospel Choir has partnered with the Reading Refugee Support Group for a concert tomorrow (Saturday) to raise ...

Half way to the end

Half way to the end

COMEDIAN Mark Watson is to appear in Henley next month. His latest show, This Can’t Be It, is inspired by taking a life expectancy ...

Great Dickens story filled with expectation

Great Dickens story filled with expectation

A NEW stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations has just four actors playing multiple roles and a cleverly designed set....

Anniversary gift

READING Rep Theatre has announced that to mark its 10th anniversary season, all tickets for its shows will cost under £20. There will ...

Energetic six-piece

FIDDLE player Peter Knight has been in many bands, including Steeleye Span in the Seventies and The Wombles. In 2008, he teamed up ...

‘Primitive’ painter and prolific folk musician

‘Primitive’ painter and prolific folk musician

ARTIST Richard Conway-Jones looked back over his 30-year career and decided to find new homes for some of his work. He will be ...

Morning arias in coffee concert

Morning arias in coffee concert

OPERA Prelude’s latest concert features a recital by mezzo-soprano Anna Elizabeth Cooper. She graduated from the Royal College of ...

Women’s regatta wants to be on par with Royal

Women’s regatta wants to be on par with Royal

ORGANISERS of Henley Women’s Regatta want it to be seen on the same level as the more famous Henley Royal. The annual event takes ...

Come and make your owngin, says distillery ‘school’

Come and make your owngin, says distillery ‘school’

A DISTILLERY in Binfield Heath is inviting people to make their own gin. Henley Distillery held an opening ceremony for its new ...

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