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A rare pleasure to hear a concert of entirely English choral music

14 March 2024
A rare pleasure to hear a concert of entirely English choral music

A rare pleasure to hear a concert of entirely English choral music

14 March 2024

Thanks to Newbury Chamber Choir, its director Ben de Souza and pianist Georgie for a wonderful evening at St John’s.


Sir Simon Russell Beale to talk about his memoir A Piece of Work at Marlborough LitFest

14 March 2024
Sir Simon Russell Beale to talk about his memoir A Piece of Work at Marlborough LitFest

Sir Simon Russell Beale to talk about his memoir A Piece of Work at Marlborough LitFest

14 March 2024

Shakespearean knight will talk about his distinguished acting career with Oxford Professor of Shakespeare Studies Emma Smith.


Young performers showcase raises more than £2,000 for The Mary Hare Foundation

14 March 2024
Young performers showcase raises more than £2,000 for The Mary Hare Foundation

Young performers showcase raises more than £2,000 for The Mary Hare Foundation

14 March 2024

Inaugural Ignite the Stage event launched with dance, music and theatre performances from young West Berkshire talent.


An unlikely friendship

13 March 2024
An unlikely friendship

An unlikely friendship

13 March 2024

Mask theatre explores the bond between a lonely pensioner with hearing loss and a teenage boy with ADHD.


Author tells story of her mother, Detective Gwen Crockford, a formidable figure in the Berkshire Constabulary during the Swinging Sixties.

13 March 2024
Author tells story of her mother, Detective Gwen Crockford, a formidable figure in the Berkshire Constabulary during the Swinging Sixties.

Author tells story of her mother, Detective Gwen Crockford, a formidable figure in the Berkshire Constabulary during the Swinging Sixties.

13 March 2024

Ruth D'Alessandro has written a compelling account of her mother's career as a female police sergeant stationed in Newbury during the 1960s.


Rising Stars showcase for local bands

12 March 2024
Rising Stars showcase for local bands

Rising Stars showcase for local bands

12 March 2024

An evening of live music by four local bands at Arlington Arts next month.

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Filipina stand-up Ria Lina has had a Riawakening

12 March 2024
Filipina stand-up Ria Lina has had a Riawakening

Filipina stand-up Ria Lina has had a Riawakening

12 March 2024

Neurodivergent comic’s touring show is on The Telegraph’s list of the ‘10 best comedy shows to see in 2024’.


The Gruffalo’s Child is coming to town!

12 March 2024
The Gruffalo’s Child is coming to town!

The Gruffalo’s Child is coming to town!

12 March 2024

Tall Stories are bringing the show, adapted for the stage from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning storybook, to the Corn Exchange.


It’s time to meet the artists

11 March 2024
It’s time to meet the artists

It’s time to meet the artists

11 March 2024

Before 135 artists open their doors in 89 venues in May, we introduce you to some of the participants in Open Studios West Berks and North Hants.


Sparks fly for Frankenstein of the modern world

10 March 2024
Sparks fly for Frankenstein of the modern world

Sparks fly for Frankenstein of the modern world

10 March 2024

Modernised version of Mary Shelley’s horror story by theatre company imitating the dog, reviewed at Oxford Playhouse.


From page to stage: Austen’s Emma

09 March 2024
From page to stage: Austen’s Emma

From page to stage: Austen’s Emma

09 March 2024

Regency revels up at Wash Common’s New Era Theatre.


PCS’ first Golden Anniversary concert marks the centenary of one of the great choral composers.

08 March 2024
PCS’ first Golden Anniversary concert marks the centenary of one of the great choral composers.

PCS’ first Golden Anniversary concert marks the centenary of one of the great choral composers.

08 March 2024

Tenor soloist James Gilchrist joins Pangbourne Choral Society in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel on Saturday night.


Cecilia sings by the still waters

08 March 2024
Cecilia sings by the still waters

Cecilia sings by the still waters

08 March 2024

Cecilia Consort: The Lord’s My Shepherd, at St John’s Church, Newbury, reviewed by Nigel Winter.


Spicing up Stockcross

08 March 2024
Spicing up Stockcross

Spicing up Stockcross

08 March 2024

Friday night Jazz@stockcross Apollo Big Band with guest Simon Currie review by Kendall Gordon.


Newbury’s new generation of DJs are on their way

08 March 2024
Newbury’s new generation of DJs are on their way

Newbury’s new generation of DJs are on their way

08 March 2024

Good Vibes Music Academy, Berkshire Youth and Kennet Radio initiative to give young students the opportunity to learn how to DJ off to a great sart.t


Dame Judi Dench comes to Newbury to support The Watermill

07 March 2024
Dame Judi Dench comes to Newbury to support The Watermill

Dame Judi Dench comes to Newbury to support The Watermill

07 March 2024

Shakespeare: Judi Dench in conversation with Brendan O’Hea will take place at the Bagnor theatre in May.


Veteran jazzband finds ideal home for Happy Jazz at Donnington Valley

07 March 2024
Veteran jazzband finds ideal home for Happy Jazz at Donnington Valley

Veteran jazzband finds ideal home for Happy Jazz at Donnington Valley

07 March 2024

Forty-five years a bandleader, there is still a lot more to hear from Pete Allen and his merry men.


Spring Festival launched as tickets go on public sale

07 March 2024
Spring Festival launched as tickets go on public sale

Spring Festival launched as tickets go on public sale

07 March 2024

Fortnight of classical, choral, chamber, cabaret, dance, jazz, folk and world music in Newbury and its surrounding villages takes place in May.


Wildlife images strong, stunning and at times shocking

05 March 2024
Wildlife images strong, stunning and at times shocking

Wildlife images strong, stunning and at times shocking

05 March 2024

The Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year 59 exhibition opens at The Base Greenham.


Exclusive look inside the Old Library as fundraising begins for conversion works

04 March 2024
Exclusive look inside the Old Library as fundraising begins for conversion works

Exclusive look inside the Old Library as fundraising begins for conversion works

04 March 2024

Cheap Street venue to become participatory arts hub.


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