reviews

‘Timeless’ Gold Performance at Henley Festival

Who said drum ‘n’ bass music wasn’t right for the Henley Festival? Well it certainly gave it a new edge last night when Goldie and the Heritage Orchestra played his […]

Soul Sister Chaka Ain’t Just Nobody at Henley Festival

Friday night at the Henley Festival saw 70s disco diva legend Chaka Khan take to the floating stage. The 64 year old singer arrived on stage dressed in a gold […]

Super! Pet Shop Boys ‘Burn’ The Festival Down

“We’re gonna burn this disco down before the morning comes” Burn by Pet Shop Boys Not literally of course, but metaphorically Pet Shop Boys played a blazing set last night […]

George Harrison’s Music – Live at the Kenton Theatre

All Things Must Pass, George Harrison’s triple album recorded and released in 1970, was brought stunningly to life at the Kenton Theatre by the “All Things Must Pass Orchestra” on […]

Aliquando Fills Christ Chuch with American Tapestry of Music

The American Tapestry Aliquando Choir concert filled the Christ Church Centre on Saturday night with music from West Side Story and other traditional American spiritual songs including Scott Joplin’s Magnetic Rag […]

Hotel du Vin Launches Summer A La Carte Menu

To mark the arrival of summer, Hotel Du Vin in Henley has launched a new Summer A La Carte menu. We were delighted to be invited for dinner to sample […]

Pure Indulgence – Afternoon Tea at Hotel du Vin

Pure indulgence is the only way to describe the afternoon tea at Hotel du Vin our guest and I enjoyed. Instead of being offered champagne or a gin from the […]

Spoilt on a Sunday with a Gastronomique Feast

My partner and I were spoilt for choice when we were invited to sample the four course Sunday Brunch in the Bistro at Hotel du Vin in Henley. We started […]

Henley Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Review

In troubling times great music has the power to both soothe but also to inspire, and the Henley Symphony Orchestra concert at the Hexagon on 5 March with pianist Stephen […]

Sleeping Beauty with a New Twist and a Spin

This year’s Kenton pantomime, Sleeping Beauty brings a very modern twist on the classic tale. It is the fifth production by the talented team of Ian McFarlane (writer and director) […]