reviews

John Grisham Talk Interrupted by Fire Alarm

After securing one of the world’s best-selling authors John Grisham to speak at the Henley Literary Festival from America, the on-line talk was nearly thwarted after a fire alarm went […]

Graham Norton Likes Meeting Celebrities But Only If They Are Interesting

Graham Norton has met hundreds of guests over the 28 years of his talk show which started on Channel 4.  For once, he was the guest on the couch being […]

Festival Digital Edition Serves Up Big Dish of Home Entertainment

Those who were missing the wonderful sights and sounds of Henley Festival this year on the river bank were reminded of these in the opening minutes of the Festival’s Digital […]

Treat Yourself to Afternoon Tea From Chef Simon McKenzie

Need to spoil yourself and lift your spirits in these uncertain times or have a family birthday or anniversary coming up? How about treating yourself or a loved one to […]

New Book Charting the History of Hobbs of Henley to Mark 150th Anniversary

Henley folk missing the joy of boating on the river can take a dive into the history of Hobbs with the new book, ‘Hobbs of Henley: A History’. The book, […]

Serious Silliness At Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a pantomime, and Bear in the Air have stepped up to the plate with their production of Sleeping Beauty. Now showing at the Kenton Theatre, […]

Wordsworth’s Words Brought to Life in Jeux D’Esprit’s Chiltern Centre Shows

Jeux d’Esprit brought the words of William and Dorothy Wordsworth to life this weekend with the return of their annual Chiltern Centre fundraising shows. William and Dorothy: A Love Story […]

Flash Heart Give Heart-Felt Finale at Lovibonds

Glam rock, Spandex clad Flash Heart were back at Lovibonds on Saturday night performing their usual eclectic mix of music for the last time. With Lovibonds being forced to close […]

Literary Festival Has Another Record Breaking Year

The Henley Literary Festival had another record breaking year with over 24,000 tickets sold, beating last year’s record of 22,000. With a leading line-up of speakers including former Prime Minster […]

Cricket is a Game of Failure According to Greatest English Batsman Sir Alastair Cook

Scoring the fifth highest runs in test history (12,472 runs) and described as simply the greatest ever English batsman there has ever been, earning more caps and captaining more games […]