reviews

Contemporary Cuisine in New Connaught Lounge

A new contemporary, modern and relaxed dining offering has recently been launched at Phyllis Court Club with the opening of The Connaught Lounge for members to enjoy this Autumn. The […]

A Chorus Line by HAODS Shows Pure Business Class

A packed audience at the Kenton Theatre was transported to Broadway on Wednesday night for the opening show of Henley Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society’s (HAODS) latest production of the […]

Blues Cruise at Lovibonds

Blues Cruise Rock The Night Away at Lovibonds Brewery

Blues Cruise, a local Reading-based band, brought their mix of classic blues, R’n’B and rock tunes to Lovibonds Brewery last Friday evening where they entertained a good size crowd with […]

Henley-Leichlingen Youth Orchestra

Henley-Leichlingen Youth Orchestra at the Christ Church Centre

Last weekend was Henley’s turn to host the annual Henley-Leichlingen Music Exchange. On Friday evening, around 30 young German and English musicians aged 11 to 19 and four young solo […]

Parky… From Pit Village to Saturday Night TV Star

From a young child growing up in a Yorkshire Pit Village, to Newspaper apprentice to Saturday night TV star, Parky (Sir Michael Parkinson) enchanted the audience at the Henley Literary […]

Record Breaking Story for Henley Literary Festival

22,000 tickets sold, over 150 events at 8 venues was the recording breaking story for the Henley Literary Festival this year. This was the first time in the festival’s 11 […]

The Joy of the Unexpected – Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine, with his distinctive and familiar authoritative voice, commanded the Kenton stage on Thursday night, as part of the Henley Literary Festival. At home with speaking both on and […]

Geek Girl Author Moved Me By How She Has Overcome Problems

Holly Smale is the Number One bestselling, multi-award winning author of the GEEK GIRL series. When Holly Smale reached the end of her talk, I felt moved by the problems […]

HAHG Lecture: Oxfordshire and the Spanish Civil War 1936-39

On Tuesday 3 October members and others enjoyed a talk by Liz Woolley on the involvement of people with Oxfordshire connections with the Civil War in Spain in the 1930s. Remarkably, […]

Paula Hawkins Talks About the Phenomenal Platform Girl on the Train Gave Her

Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins has sold over 20 million copies …