Going Out

3 Nov 2014 09:01 • Roy Beers

We’re happily joining the chain gang

Then there’s the exercise quotient, which is particularly valuable for people whose jobs mainly involve sitting at a desk for seven or eight hours a day.


24 Sep 2014 09:30

Comedian James Acaster to reveal all about secret identity in new show

SOUTH street audiences are soon to be let into a little secret — Kettering-born funnyman James Acaster isn’t really a comedian — in fact it is all an elaborate ploy to cover his day job as an “undercover cop”.


23 Sep 2014 16:00

Blues band King King to stop off in Reading and Newbury with special guest

DESCRIBED as one of the 'most explosive rock/blues bands on the planet', King King will be bringing their tour to Reading audiences next year.


23 Sep 2014 13:30

First World War poets brought to life in Not About Heroes

IN 1917, having protested against the continuance of the war, celebrated poet and war hero Siegfried Sassoon was sent to the Craiglockhart War Hospital in Scotland for ‘war neurosis’. But the idea was to try and silence him.


22 Sep 2014 09:30

TV astronomer to bring the wonders of the universe to life with show in Maidenhead

ASTRONOMER and TV presenter Mark Thompson will bring his show Stargazer to the Norden Farm Arts Centre, in Altwood Road, on Friday.

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16 Sep 2014 09:30

Folk musician Seth Lakeman will tell tales to Windsor Festival audience

INSPIRED by his journalist father, folk musician Seth Lakeman embarked on a mission to uncover extraordinary tales from ordinary people.


15 Sep 2014 13:30

Holmes to solve Ripper-style mystery in Kenton Theatre's new play

A NEW play described as “Sherlock Holmes meets Jack the Ripper” opens at Henley’s Kenton Theatre next week — and there are hopes it will transfer to the West End.


15 Sep 2014 11:00

Jazz saxophonist YolanDa Brown promises interactive show for Windsor Festival

WINDSOR holds a special place in the heart of super-talented fusion jazz saxophonist YolanDa Brown.


15 Sep 2014 09:30

Sir Michael Parkinson to look back on his career at Windsor Festival

THE tables will be turned on the nation’s favourite interviewer, Sir Michael Parkinson, as he relives his star-studded career in aid of a children’s hospice.


12 Sep 2014 12:30

Windsor Fringe Festival offers artistic mix of entertainment

THE oldest fringe festival in England returns next week promising 16 days of all things art and entertainment.


6 Sep 2014 09:00

Journey across the Wild West with Le Navet Bete at Norden Farm

A TUMBLEWEED silently rolls across the dusty stage and the clink of spurs echoes through the theatre, welcome to the surreal world of acclaimed clowning troupe Le Navet Bete.


5 Sep 2014 16:30

Tribute band Fleetwood Bac to rock Norden Farm this weekend

POPULAR tribute act Fleetwood Bac will bring the Mac back to Maidenhead this weekend.


5 Sep 2014 15:30

Wild-haired comedian Milton Jones can't wait to 'try out new stuff' at Theatre Royal gig

AFTER a highly-successful show at this year’s Reading Festival, comedian Milton Jones will embark on a mammoth five-month tour in February.


5 Sep 2014 13:30

It's fast comedy with the Reduced Shakespeare Company

IF YOU need to catch up on your Shakespeare but don’t have the time – Norden Farm Centre for the Arts has the play for you.


2 Sep 2014 15:30

Big names coming to Henley Literary Festival

STARS of the stage and screen will join bestselling authors at a range of special talks and performances as part of this year's Henley Literary Festival.


17 Aug 2014 09:30

Step back in time with a retro extravaganza at Hughenden Manor

THE Forties will return with a bang next month with a range of exhibitions and demonstrations bringing the era to life.


16 Aug 2014 09:30

Insight into wartime Reading at exhibition

A CROWD gathers outside Reading Town Hall and a man wearing an old-fashioned boater stares back at me, his face a mask of fear.


15 Aug 2014 09:30

Nostalgia takes over in Murder on Air

TAKE a bit of nostalgia, add a sprinkling of a classic whodunnit storyline and place it in an old-fashioned BBC radio studio — and you have the setting for the latest star-studded production at Theatre Royal Windsor.


12 Aug 2014 15:30

Love with an Eastern twist in The Making of Ali and Nino

A PASSIONATE tale of love in a war-torn world will be the penultimate show of South Hill Park’s centenary commemorations.


30 Jul 2014 09:30

Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey to ‘take us up’ at Rewind Festival

REWIND to 1984 – long before MP3s were king – the Thompson Twins’ Into the gap was one of the most played vinyl records in my house. As a music-obsessed six-year-old, I must have spent hours listening to those nine songs over and over again...


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