Sometimes it’s difficult to put emotions into words. This last week has been full of emotion as we performed The Hooley for the final time. A wonderful show from the imagination of Nell Gifford and Cal McCrystal. Lovingly crafted by our genius director Cal McCrystal, drawing on his Irish heritage.
Eighty-year-old Major Mick Stanley launched his homemade boat ‘Tintanic’ onto the lake at Blenheim Palace on Wednesday as part of his 100-mile Tintanic Adventure to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Blenheim Palace is marking the official start of autumn on Wednesday by showcasing a collection of 18th century telescopes, scientific instruments and handwritten astronomical observations belonging to George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough.
On Wednesday night Henley Festival – the UK’s only black tie festival – returned after a break of 2 years due to Covid. Headlining the festival were Ska band Madness, who celebrated by bringing founder of the band and legendary saxophonist Lee Thompson’s mother on stage. Henley Festival is the only festival in the UK to have a floating stage which is built on top of the River Thames, and is also the only festival in the UK when festival goers arrive by boat.