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Have you seen the giant?

21 June 2012
Have you seen the giant?

Have you seen the giant?

21 June 2012

Rumours of a giant on the loose in West Berkshire received a new twist last night as a number of sightings were reported at Snelsmore Common on the outskirts…


Short sport

19 June 2012
Short sport

Short sport

19 June 2012

The "bad boys of abridgement" The Reduced Shakespeare Company come to Newbury on Thursday following a sell-out US tour of T he Complete World of Sports…


There be giants here

15 June 2012
There be giants here

There be giants here

15 June 2012

Head to Aldworth Giant Fair on Sunday for an afternoon of music, food, feasting and entertainment. Exotic acrobats, colourful flags, children's workshops…


New Era opens new play tonight

14 June 2012
New Era opens new play tonight

New Era opens new play tonight

14 June 2012

New Era PLayers will be opening a new play, Sylvia by A.R. Gurney at their Wash Common Theatre tonight.For anyone who has ever owned a dog, loved a dog,…


Four actors: 12,059 parts

13 June 2012
Four actors: 12,059 parts

Four actors: 12,059 parts

13 June 2012

They said it couldn’t be done;they said it would be an impossible feat,but they didn’t reckon on the dramatic bravery of Patrick Barlow and Sean Foley!BEN…


Man of 10,000 voices

01 June 2012
Man of 10,000 voices

Man of 10,000 voices

01 June 2012

A true Hollywood legend, best known for playing Sgt “Motor Mouth” Jones in the hugely successful Police Academy films, is touring the UK for the first…


Despotic daftness hits the screen

31 May 2012
Despotic daftness hits the screen

Despotic daftness hits the screen

31 May 2012

The DictatorReview rating ***If one of the best ways to defeat injustice and oppression is to make jokes about them, then Sacha Baron Cohen has been a…


Baby we're not foolin'

31 May 2012
Baby we're not foolin'

Baby we're not foolin'

31 May 2012

After being given the thumbs-up by Jimmy Page himself, the Led Zeppelin tribute band Whole Lotta Led, will be performing at Arlington Arts on Saturday…


Best of British

30 May 2012
Best of British

Best of British

30 May 2012

Soul singer, TV presenter, charity campaigner and all round Great Briton Mica Paris comes to Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, on Friday. Mica Paris is one of…


A Squash and a Squeeze

22 May 2012
A Squash and a Squeeze

A Squash and a Squeeze

22 May 2012

More accustomed to packed stadiums the world over, Squeeze frontman and all round musical legend Glenn Tilbrook appears at Arlington Arts, Snelsmore,…


First of the comedy festival line-up

17 May 2012
First of the comedy festival line-up

First of the comedy festival line-up

17 May 2012

The first round of comedians heading Newbury Comedy Festival have been announced.Running from July 6-15, Newbury Comedy Festival offers over a week of…


Look who's booked for this summer's laughter fest

16 May 2012
Look who's booked for this summer's laughter fest

Look who's booked for this summer's laughter fest

16 May 2012

See tomorrow's (Thursday) arts and entertainment section in the Newbury Weekly News - we can exclusively reveal the first of the headline acts for this…


Spring Festival blazes into town

11 May 2012
Spring Festival blazes into town

Spring Festival blazes into town

11 May 2012

The 34th international Newbury Spring Festival kicks off tomorrow (Saturday) with two opening concerts: at St Nicolas' Church the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra…


Best eats in the house

11 May 2012
Best eats in the house

Best eats in the house

11 May 2012

The Corn Exchange recently threw a lunchtime reception in the balcony bar to celebrate their new caterers, Ivana and Paul Barclay, pictured above.The…


Andy Hamilton show postponed

08 May 2012
Andy Hamilton show postponed

Andy Hamilton show postponed

08 May 2012

Corn Exchange is sorry to announce that due to illness, Andy Hamilton’s show Hat of Doom toorrow (Wednesday) has been postponed. Known for his appearances…


Bridges the hottest ticket in town

03 May 2012
Bridges the hottest ticket in town

Bridges the hottest ticket in town

03 May 2012

Tickets for Scottish stand-up Kevin Bridges sold out within 3 hours of going on sale at the Corn Exchange this morning (Thursday). The venue leaked that…


The secret's out - it's Kevin Bridges

03 May 2012
The secret's out - it's Kevin Bridges

The secret's out - it's Kevin Bridges

03 May 2012

Kevin Bridges will be coming to the Corn Exchange, Newbury, in June. Following some mysterious shenanigans at the tail-end of last week where the venue…


Silchester players go Wilde

29 April 2012
Silchester players go Wilde

Silchester players go Wilde

29 April 2012

 Silchester Players are about to tackle that trivial comedy for serious people, The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Two girls earnest…


Track the tour

28 April 2012
Track the tour

Track the tour

28 April 2012

The Watermill's three-hand comedy based on Chekov’s short stories, Love on the Tracks, by actor and Russian graduate Richard Attlee, finishes its run…


Sing-a-Long for SCOPE

27 April 2012
Sing-a-Long for SCOPE

Sing-a-Long for SCOPE

27 April 2012

ANDY Pocock, a name familiar to fans of KATS productions, is organising a charity screening of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music at the Corn Exchange on Sunday,…


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