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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.

Enjoy authors, Pimm's and canapés at Hungerford event tonight

30 June 2022
Enjoy authors, Pimm's and canapés at Hungerford event tonight

Enjoy authors, Pimm's and canapés at Hungerford event tonight

30 June 2022

Annual Summer Reading Celebration at Hungerford Bookshop.


£12m proposal to transform the Hexagon theatre

29 June 2022
£12m proposal to transform the Hexagon theatre

£12m proposal to transform the Hexagon theatre

29 June 2022

Reading council reveals plan to apply for £20 Government Levelling Up funding to revitalise the theatre and build a new library.


Kennet Opera's Shaw House show cancelled

29 June 2022
Kennet Opera's Shaw House show cancelled

Kennet Opera's Shaw House show cancelled

29 June 2022

Resumption of holiday travel leaves company short of singers.


The laughter cure

28 June 2022
The laughter cure

The laughter cure

28 June 2022

Dance Like It Never Happened: Jonny and the Baptists reviewed at the Old Fire Station Oxford - 'A wonderful night'.


Lockdown singers' sizzling summer soul gig

28 June 2022
Lockdown singers' sizzling summer soul gig

Lockdown singers' sizzling summer soul gig

28 June 2022

Soul Reason sing Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, Carole King and more.


If you loved Amal at Glastonbury, check out when she met Alice in Oxford

27 June 2022
If you loved Amal at Glastonbury, check out when she met Alice in Oxford

If you loved Amal at Glastonbury, check out when she met Alice in Oxford

27 June 2022

Puppet made her way from the Syrian border to the UK in project The Walk.

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Pangbourne Jazz Club welcomes trumpet and flugelhorn player John Thirkell

27 June 2022
Pangbourne Jazz Club welcomes trumpet and flugelhorn player John Thirkell

Pangbourne Jazz Club welcomes trumpet and flugelhorn player John Thirkell

27 June 2022

Sunday night's musician has played with the best.


Wasing's restorative summer festival

26 June 2022
Wasing's restorative summer festival

Wasing's restorative summer festival

26 June 2022

Medicine Festival is a wellspring of pan-global music, dance, ceremony, indigenous wisdom, arts and sacred activism.


Giant dominoes to tumble through town at 3pm

25 June 2022
Giant dominoes to tumble through town at 3pm

Giant dominoes to tumble through town at 3pm

25 June 2022

4,500 toppling blocks will surge through the streets, crossing parks, buildings and the canal.


Goring and Streatley enjoy glorious GAP Festival

25 June 2022
Goring and Streatley enjoy glorious GAP Festival

Goring and Streatley enjoy glorious GAP Festival

25 June 2022

3,370 tickets booked for admitted festival events, and a further 3,500 seats for its Jubilee street party celebrations too.


Pangbourne Choral: It's good to be back

25 June 2022
Pangbourne Choral: It's good to be back

Pangbourne Choral: It's good to be back

25 June 2022

The show goes on for choral society despite Covid setback.


Inkpen author on Wainwright Prize longlist for nature writing

24 June 2022
Inkpen author on Wainwright Prize longlist for nature writing

Inkpen author on Wainwright Prize longlist for nature writing

24 June 2022

Nicola Chester's On Gallows Down in contention for prize to be judged by Ray Mears.


Photography student is one to watch

24 June 2022
Photography student is one to watch

Photography student is one to watch

24 June 2022

'My portrait work often looks at identity, music and fashion'


An unforgettable show

23 June 2022
An unforgettable show

An unforgettable show

23 June 2022

In the Weeds heads for Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer.


Horrible Histories bring Terrible Tudors to Newbury

23 June 2022
Horrible Histories bring Terrible Tudors to Newbury

Horrible Histories bring Terrible Tudors to Newbury

23 June 2022

Henry VIII, along with his many wives and Queen Elizabeth I, are on their way to Newbury.


Auctioneer's hammer comes down at £54,560 for dolls house

22 June 2022
Auctioneer's hammer comes down at £54,560 for dolls house

Auctioneer's hammer comes down at £54,560 for dolls house

22 June 2022

19th-century dolls house sold by SAS, acquired for the Soltau Play Museum in Germany.


Harmony's Summer Serenade returns with a Ukrainian guest

22 June 2022
Harmony's Summer Serenade returns with a Ukrainian guest

Harmony's Summer Serenade returns with a Ukrainian guest

22 June 2022

After a two-year pandemic absence, violinist Helen Page, pianist Oliver Williams and choir Harmony are back with their summer concert.


Rare bear fetches £22,320 at Newbury auction

21 June 2022
Rare bear fetches £22,320 at Newbury auction

Rare bear fetches £22,320 at Newbury auction

21 June 2022

Black Steiff is one of only 494 from a special order made for the UK in 1912, after Titanic disaster.


Great Sunday Times review for Gill Hornby's new Austen novel, catch her in Hungerford tonight

21 June 2022
Great Sunday Times review for Gill Hornby's new Austen novel, catch her in Hungerford tonight

Great Sunday Times review for Gill Hornby's new Austen novel, catch her in Hungerford tonight

21 June 2022

Gill Hornby in conversation about her new Austen novel Godmersham Park at Herongate tonight (Tuesday).


Drama award for Compton Players

21 June 2022
Drama award for Compton Players

Drama award for Compton Players

21 June 2022

Original Playwrighting Award 2022 for Helen Saxton's In Her Defence.


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