reviews

An Evening With Leon Bosch – Complete Engagement With Complex Music Held Audience Spellbound

There was a slight variation on the ‘is there a doctor in the house?’ cry that can dampen an evening in the theatre – the Kenton was in need of […]

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 […]

Festive Fun And Purrrrfect Puns at Dick Whittington Panto

Panto season is upon us (oh yes it is!), and with it comes Dick Whittington, King Rat, and a miraculous talking cat! Immersion Theatre Company has taken up residence at […]

Jeux D’Esprit – A Warning to the Curious in Brilliant Light & Sound Show

Jeux D’Esprit means a light-hearted display of cleverness which was certainly true of Henley’s light and sound production company named this in their latest show ‘A Warning to the Curious’ […]

Symphony Orchestra Concert – A light in the Dark: a Musical Treat

Henley Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Sunday afternoon at Reading Concert Hall was historically interesting and a musical treat. The programme comprised music ranging over nearly a hundred years but all […]

Exhilarating Evening of Music by Tamsin & Huw

Henley’s Kenton Theatre proved the perfect location for an exhilarating evening of music for violin and piano performed by Tamsin Waley-Cohen and accompanist Huw Watkins.   Organised by S&J Events, this […]

Keegan Nets Sold Out Event at Literary Festival

Keegan, the football legend kicked off the sold out evening with I think a first for the Literary Festival by signing books, chatting and having selfies with fans before his […]

Literary Festival Speakers Share Their Stories, Opinions and Predictions for Rugby World Cup

The Henley Literary Festival has seen authors, politicians, sports and television personalities descend again on Henley for the 11th festival with over 150 events in 7 different venues, over 10 […]

Book Review – The First Forensic Hanging, The Toxic Truth That Killed Mary Blandy

This book by Summer Stevens is a fascinating insight into 17th Century life. From the descriptions of Henley, London and Bath of the time to the intriguing details of the […]

Love for Music Shines Through at Symphony Orchestra’s First Festival Concert

Saturday morning was a first for the Henley Symphony Orchestra when they took to Henley Festival’s floating stage. The varied programme was well chosen with music recognised by a lot […]