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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.

Train fare dodgers caught by police at Pangbourne Station in joint action

14 August 2022
Train fare dodgers caught by police at Pangbourne Station in joint action

Train fare dodgers caught by police at Pangbourne Station in joint action

14 August 2022

TVP working with British Transport Police and Great Western Railway in response to antisocial behaviour.


Inspired by countryside and the natural world

14 August 2022
Inspired by countryside and the natural world

Inspired by countryside and the natural world

14 August 2022

Two local artists, Simon Pink and Ann Hoddinott, on show at ACE Space.


Book early for Berkshire bestsellers Robert Harris, Max Hastings & The Countess of Carnarvon

14 August 2022
Book early for Berkshire bestsellers Robert Harris, Max Hastings & The Countess of Carnarvon

Book early for Berkshire bestsellers Robert Harris, Max Hastings & The Countess of Carnarvon

14 August 2022

Hungerford Bookshop has a bunch of bestsellers in its vicinity - and this autumn three bring out new books.


Cinelli Brothers showcase blues in the style of Chess, Stax and Motown

14 August 2022
Cinelli Brothers showcase blues in the style of Chess, Stax and Motown

Cinelli Brothers showcase blues in the style of Chess, Stax and Motown

14 August 2022

UK Blues Awards Band of the Year nominee plays Arlington Arts on August 20.


Watermill cancels today's matinee of Whistle Down the Wind

13 August 2022
Watermill cancels today's matinee of Whistle Down the Wind

Watermill cancels today's matinee of Whistle Down the Wind

13 August 2022

Illness in the company forces cancellation of Saturday's 2.30pm performance at the Bagnor theatre.


Whimsical journey across Greenham Common

13 August 2022
Whimsical journey across Greenham Common

Whimsical journey across Greenham Common

13 August 2022

Renowned French performance company Le G. Bistaki returned to Newbury with their promenade outdoor performance Bel Horizon.


Murder mystery in Wash Common

13 August 2022
Murder mystery in Wash Common

Murder mystery in Wash Common

13 August 2022

The New Era Players present The Hollow by Agatha Christie.


Pete Allen returns home for 'happy jazz' sessions at Royal British Legion

13 August 2022
Pete Allen returns home for 'happy jazz' sessions at Royal British Legion

Pete Allen returns home for 'happy jazz' sessions at Royal British Legion

13 August 2022

Jazzman returns with his band to his hometown to start a new series of monthly shows on Sunday afternoons.


Market Place bursts with colour thanks to Chalkfest pavement artists

12 August 2022
Market Place bursts with colour thanks to Chalkfest pavement artists

Market Place bursts with colour thanks to Chalkfest pavement artists

12 August 2022

City Arts chalked up another great success on Monday.


Summer's here! New single and tour for The Station

12 August 2022
Summer's here! New single and tour for The Station

Summer's here! New single and tour for The Station

12 August 2022

Gigs include Hop Dog Festival at The Plume in Hungerford.


'Such world-class music-making on our doorstep'

11 August 2022
'Such world-class music-making on our doorstep'

'Such world-class music-making on our doorstep'

11 August 2022

Bedwyn Music Series: Jonathan Ferrucci, piano, at St Mary’s Church, Great Bedwyn, reviewed by CHARLES MEDLAM.


Honesty Live music gigs kick off at Hartley Arms

11 August 2022
Honesty Live music gigs kick off at Hartley Arms

Honesty Live music gigs kick off at Hartley Arms

11 August 2022

Although Herongate Honesty coffee shop has closed, live music nights will continue at a new venue.


Charity art sale lifts spirits and funds at the RBH

10 August 2022
Charity art sale lifts spirits and funds at the RBH

Charity art sale lifts spirits and funds at the RBH

10 August 2022

Reading Guild of Artists are currently showing their work at the RBH in a charity art exhibition.


Frilsham dancer, 13, joins National Youth Ballet for summer

09 August 2022
Frilsham dancer, 13, joins National Youth Ballet for summer

Frilsham dancer, 13, joins National Youth Ballet for summer

09 August 2022

THIRTEEN-year-old dancer Philippa Robertson-Kellie will take part in the Residential Performance Company this summer.


'It’s going to be a wonderful week' as Newbury Youth Theatre make the most of the Edinburgh Fringe experience

08 August 2022
'It’s going to be a wonderful week' as Newbury Youth Theatre make the most of the Edinburgh Fringe experience

'It’s going to be a wonderful week' as Newbury Youth Theatre make the most of the Edinburgh Fringe experience

08 August 2022

Newbury Youth Theatre have arrived safely in Edinburgh for their 23rd year at the Festival Fringe after their 10-hour coach journey.


Newbury's own Jammers on the Victoria Park bandstand

08 August 2022
Newbury's own Jammers on the Victoria Park bandstand

Newbury's own Jammers on the Victoria Park bandstand

08 August 2022

On Saturday afternoon, around 100 turned out to Victoria Park Bandstand to listen to The Rectory Close Jammers.


Spread love - get down to today's Chalkfest

08 August 2022
Spread love - get down to today's Chalkfest

Spread love - get down to today's Chalkfest

08 August 2022

You can unleash your creativity and become a pavement artist in the Market Place for a couple of hours between 10am and 4pm.


Gallery calls for local artists work for showcase exhibition

08 August 2022
Gallery calls for local artists work for showcase exhibition

Gallery calls for local artists work for showcase exhibition

08 August 2022

Framemakers Galleries in Northbrook Street to run another Local Artist Exhibition for one week in September.


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.


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