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Trish Lee joined the Newbury Weekly News in 1999 after a career in the arts. She is arts editor, news sub editor and feature writer.

Pick of 6 good holiday reads for kids

07 August 2022
Pick of 6 good holiday reads for kids

Pick of 6 good holiday reads for kids

07 August 2022

August's children's book reviews by CAROLINE FRANKLIN.


Fantastic debut for choir with a whole lotta soul

07 August 2022
Fantastic debut for choir with a whole lotta soul

Fantastic debut for choir with a whole lotta soul

07 August 2022

What started as an online club for hobby singers in the pandemic, is now a fully-fledged choir.


In pictures: Take a walk through Shaw House Sculpture Park

06 August 2022
In pictures: Take a walk through Shaw House Sculpture Park

In pictures: Take a walk through Shaw House Sculpture Park

06 August 2022

Altered States: outdoor sculpture exhibition at Shaw House, Newbury until September 25.


Veteran percussionist and pianist next up at Pangbourne Jazz

06 August 2022
Veteran percussionist and pianist next up at Pangbourne Jazz

Veteran percussionist and pianist next up at Pangbourne Jazz

06 August 2022

Alan Grahame and Ken McCarthy backed by the Pangbourne Jazz Club rhythm section on Sunday.


Newbury Youth Theatre win plaudits in Edinburgh Fringe guide – before stepping on stage

05 August 2022
Newbury Youth Theatre win plaudits in Edinburgh Fringe guide – before stepping on stage

Newbury Youth Theatre win plaudits in Edinburgh Fringe guide – before stepping on stage

05 August 2022

Three Weeks have put them in their top three family shows to see at this year’s Fringe Festival.


Watermill revives 1996 Lloyd Webber rock musical

05 August 2022
Watermill revives 1996 Lloyd Webber rock musical

Watermill revives 1996 Lloyd Webber rock musical

05 August 2022

Whistle Down the Wind review by Robin Strapp.


Win prizes at this year's Chalkfest

05 August 2022
Win prizes at this year's Chalkfest

Win prizes at this year's Chalkfest

05 August 2022

City Arts Newbury flagship community event returns to Newbury Market Place on Monday.


Where to find Ding Dong Daddies, DJs, a roller disco & vintage dance this Amazing August

04 August 2022
Where to find Ding Dong Daddies, DJs, a roller disco & vintage dance this Amazing August

Where to find Ding Dong Daddies, DJs, a roller disco & vintage dance this Amazing August

04 August 2022

The Corn Exchange's summer programme of family activities is under way.


Julius Caesar: Shakespeare's Globe on the road... literally

04 August 2022
Julius Caesar: Shakespeare's Globe on the road... literally

Julius Caesar: Shakespeare's Globe on the road... literally

04 August 2022

The Globe Theatre production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, as part of the Oxford Festival of the Arts.


Boom! Highclere Battle Proms in pictures

04 August 2022
Boom! Highclere Battle Proms in pictures

Boom! Highclere Battle Proms in pictures

04 August 2022

Big turnout for the 25th anniversary show at Highclere Castle.

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Big birthday bash for Hungerford Jazz

04 August 2022
Big birthday bash for Hungerford Jazz

Big birthday bash for Hungerford Jazz

04 August 2022

Jazz Forum celebrates its 20th birthday at Hungerford Royal British Legion.


Hogan Music throws doors wide open

03 August 2022
Hogan Music throws doors wide open

Hogan Music throws doors wide open

03 August 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, the team at Hogan's will be hosting a Summer Open Afternoon.


Tilehurst composer's premiere among the Aldworth Giants

02 August 2022
Tilehurst composer's premiere among the Aldworth Giants

Tilehurst composer's premiere among the Aldworth Giants

02 August 2022

Top-class musicians from the Adderbury Ensemble premiere John Whittaker's Quartet.


One of France's most inventive physical performance companies comes to Greenham Common

01 August 2022
One of France's most inventive physical performance companies comes to Greenham Common

One of France's most inventive physical performance companies comes to Greenham Common

01 August 2022

Le G. Bistaki, return to Newbury on Saturday with their distinctive visual expression, surrealism and humour in the outdoor show Bel Horizon.


Jazz on the Victoria Park Bandstand pulls in the crowds

31 July 2022
Jazz on the Victoria Park Bandstand pulls in the crowds

Jazz on the Victoria Park Bandstand pulls in the crowds

31 July 2022

It was amazing, more than I have seen at any brass or silver band," said event organiser.


Corn Exchange bids to restore former library to public use

31 July 2022
Corn Exchange bids to restore former library to public use

Corn Exchange bids to restore former library to public use

31 July 2022

Plan for a performing arts studio and theatre, learning centre, foyer lounge and associated office and back of house spaces.


Shakespeare's Globe on the road

30 July 2022
Shakespeare's Globe on the road

Shakespeare's Globe on the road

30 July 2022

Julius Caesar at Magdalen College School, Oxford reviewed by JON LEWIS.


Truck unleashes three years of pent-up energy in fun and chaotic weekend

30 July 2022
Truck unleashes three years of pent-up energy in fun and chaotic weekend

Truck unleashes three years of pent-up energy in fun and chaotic weekend

30 July 2022

Truck Festival at Hill Farm, Steventon, reviewed by Cameron Blackshaw.


Inkpen nature writer on shortlist for prestigious book prize

29 July 2022
Inkpen nature writer on shortlist for prestigious book prize

Inkpen nature writer on shortlist for prestigious book prize

29 July 2022

Nicola Chester on the Nature Writing shortlist of the James Cropper Wainwright Prize with her first book On Gallows Down.


Next stop Edinburgh Festival for Newbury's young actors

29 July 2022
Next stop Edinburgh Festival for Newbury's young actors

Next stop Edinburgh Festival for Newbury's young actors

29 July 2022

After nailing the preview, Newbury Youth Theatre head for the Fringe.


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