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Cute and quirky cloth creations

09 May 2014
Cute and quirky cloth creations

Cute and quirky cloth creations

09 May 2014

A rather fun exhibition has opened at The Old Chapel Textile Centre, Greenham called Figurative Creations In Cloth. There are over 150 'creations' to…


Street theatre rolls into town

03 May 2014
Street theatre rolls into town

Street theatre rolls into town

03 May 2014

Innovative circus street theatre company Acrojou will be performing two shows in Newbury Market Place, on Sunday between 1.40pm and 4.40pm. Combining…


A fresh start for Fiona

25 April 2014
A fresh start for Fiona

A fresh start for Fiona

25 April 2014

Missing from the music scene for some time, jazz singer Fiona Bennett has re-discovered her museFiona Bennett was a regular on the Newbury music scene…


Meet the Masques on Sunday

24 April 2014
Meet the Masques on Sunday

Meet the Masques on Sunday

24 April 2014

If you want to be involved in this year’s Boxford Masques – in any capacity – get along to their Meet & Greet at Boxford village hall on Sunday, from…


This is Me

16 April 2014
This is Me

This is Me

16 April 2014

HANDS, brushes, scooters – floor or table-work – it was a case of anything goes when it came to freedom of expression at a recent art project at Priors…


Kids art and photography

03 April 2014
Kids art and photography

Kids art and photography

03 April 2014

If you are looking for constructive activities for the kids this Easter break, Sarah Martinez is running a couple of workshops up at New Greenham Arts.Kids…


Tonight's Downton show rescheduled

28 March 2014
Tonight's Downton show rescheduled

Tonight's Downton show rescheduled

28 March 2014

Tonight's (Friday) performance of The Only Way Is Downton at the Corn Exchange, Newbury, has been cancelled owing to the show’s solo performer Luke Kempner…


Liverpool Poet proves poetry is alive and well

18 March 2014
Liverpool Poet proves poetry is alive and well

Liverpool Poet proves poetry is alive and well

18 March 2014

IN Sunday's The Ghosts On The Wall at The Watermill, Liverpool Poet Brian Patten took his captivated audience on a poetic journey through his life. As…


Homegrown and thriving

18 March 2014
Homegrown and thriving

Homegrown and thriving

18 March 2014

Eleven professional dancers, 10 community adult dancers, 54 dance students and 50 primary school dancers will all be performing in HG2 Homegrown at the…


Friday folk

14 March 2014
Friday folk

Friday folk

14 March 2014

Multi award-winning singer Emily Smith is a leading figure of the Scottish folk scene. She is performing at Arlington Arts Centre tonight at 7.30pm. Originating…


Sunday soirée with Liverpool Poet

14 March 2014
Sunday soirée with Liverpool Poet

Sunday soirée with Liverpool Poet

14 March 2014

Inspired by posters and handwritten manuscripts on the walls of his study, poet Brian Patten has created The Ghosts On The Wall, which he will perform…


An evening wiv arfur

04 March 2014
An evening wiv arfur

An evening wiv arfur

04 March 2014

Join comedian, writer, broadcaster and all-round British institution ARTHUR SMITH at Arlington Arts next Thursday and bask in an evening of laughter and…


Dwarf in shorts

20 February 2014
Dwarf in shorts

Dwarf in shorts

20 February 2014

Adam Brown from Hungerford is well known locally as one half of comedy writing duo Plested and Brown, who spent the first decade of the noughties touring…


Half-term adventure

11 February 2014
Half-term adventure

Half-term adventure

11 February 2014

What’s at the bottom of Isabel’s well? Topsy Turvy Theatre bring their latest magical production, Isabel’s Well to Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, on Thursday,…


Jodie Prenger drops in at the mill

27 January 2014
Jodie Prenger drops in at the mill

Jodie Prenger drops in at the mill

27 January 2014

Jodie came to give the Bagnor theatre the ‘once-over’ last Monday before she comes to play Calamity Jane in The Watermill’s summer musical which opens…


Restoring a reputation

27 January 2014
Restoring a reputation

Restoring a reputation

27 January 2014

Stone Art Memorials, whose workshop is on the Sterling Industrial Estate, has just completed a commission to replace the gravestone of Pre-Raphaelite…


Des Simmons tribute gig

22 January 2014
Des Simmons tribute gig

Des Simmons tribute gig

22 January 2014

IT’S not too late to buy tickets for Saturday’s gig Ridgeway Fire: a celebration of the songwriting of Des Simmons. The untimely death of Newbury songwriter…


Sunday's MND fundraiser personal to rock band

14 January 2014
Sunday's MND fundraiser personal to rock band

Sunday's MND fundraiser personal to rock band

14 January 2014

West-Berkshire-based rock band Fragile will be playing at a charity gig in Hungerford on Sunday to raise funds for a cause close to their hearts.The concert…


Meditation on Christmas

23 December 2013
Meditation on Christmas

Meditation on Christmas

23 December 2013

Every year since 1957, the York Nativity play has been performed in the beautiful 12th-century church of St Mary the Virgin at Aldermaston, with each…


Rootin' tootin' hillbillies

21 November 2013
Rootin' tootin' hillbillies

Rootin' tootin' hillbillies

21 November 2013

Probably Newburys barn-storming, rootin' tootin' twangy banjoed night out of the year. Hilarious comedy hillbilly country rock band Hayseed Dixie are…


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