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HAHG Lecture: The Wilts & Berks Canal

A talk on the Wilts & Berks Canal, by Martin Buckland of the Canal Trust, was enjoyed by members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 8 January. The Canal […]

Probus Talk – Long Term Career in Aviation

Peter Durrant, a member of Henley Probus Club, gave a talk about his ‘Long Term Career in Aviation’. Peter started his talk by advising  that in 1940 he, as a […]

Santa Sleigh Raises Over £4,000 for Local Charities

Henley Lions’ Santa sleigh raised another staggering £4,288 again last year despite having to cancel two evenings due to heavy rain. The sleigh toured routes around Henley and Shiplake during […]

Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert is Sparkling Event with Plenty of Hungarian Spice

Henley Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas concert is an established part of Henley’s festive season. On Sunday, the orchestra performed an imaginative programme with some well-known pieces and audience carols, a popular […]

Henley Lions Deliver Christmas Food Parcels to the Those in Need

For the 16th consecutive year, Henley Lions paid for and packed up 86 Christmas food parcels for individuals and families in our community who are struggling at this time of […]

Henley Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concerts

On Sunday 16 December the Henley Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ian Brown, returns to Henley’s Christ Church Centre for its two long-standing, annual seasonal concerts. The now traditional short afternoon children’s […]

Henley Lions Need New Store for Fundraising Equipment

Henley Lions need a new place to store their fund raising equipment. They neeed about 20 square feet of space to keep things like a gazebo, Swimarathon counters, signs for […]

Santa Welcomes Lots of Children at Opening Weekend of Grotto

Over 200 children visited Santa at the Henley Lions grotto at Toad Hall this weekend after it was opened on Saturday morning by Henley Mayor. First in the queue was […]

Hip Hippo Parade! Leander Hippos on Display at Henley Self Storage

Henley Self Storage has added a few new members to the team after adopting a herd of Leander hippos. The 32 papier-mâché animals were part of the Leander bicentennial Hippo […]

Art & Crafts Guild Christmas Exhibition Has Photographs for First Time

These very beautiful pictures of plane trees and anenomes above by Janet Phillips are not paintings they are actually photographs and are entries for the Henley Arts and Crafts Guild […]