reviews

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 …

Journalists Wear Hearts on their Sleeves by “The Pool”

‘The Pool’ provides interesting, inspiring, original online content for busy women. An Evening by the ‘Pool’ was one of the opening day’s events at the Henley Literary Festival at the […]

Chance to Win a Trip to Argentina with CAU Unique Twist BuenosHeroes Dishes

CAU Henley, the restaurant offering contemporary cuisine inspired by the vibrancy, colour and cultural diversity of Buenos Aires have introduced a range of exciting and inspired new menus, with a […]

‘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 […]