Posted on 18th November, 2014

Christmas in Berkshire

Berkshire has some great events lined up for Christmas this year including the Great Woodley Extravaganza on Sunday 7th December.  In its 18th year, Santa will arrive with his reindeer and greet children with a free gift in his Magical Den.  Entertainment from local dance groups, choirs, jugglers and clowns throughout the day, along with a climbing wall, roundabout rides, bouncy castle and a big Ferris wheel, will keep children fully entertained, for more information visit the Woodley Town Centre website. For those of you who want to step back in time, Hungerford’s Victorian Extravaganza is being held on 12th...

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Ascot Racecourse Christmas Village
Posted on 11th November, 2014

Country Living Christmas Fair

Country Living brings you a festive Jumps season this month as host to a Christmas Village taking place on 21st & 22nd November. Whether you prefer the view of the beautiful rural landscape afforded to the historic Ascot Grandstand or to be seated overlooking the Parade ring, you can enjoy the varied six-card races over fences and hurdles on 21st, and the two-mile Grade 2 Coral Ascot Hurdle on 22nd November, which also features the Amlin 1965 Novices Chase, taking place to commemorate the first jump racing at Ascot. In between races you can peruse the many varied Christmas stalls...

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The Hotel Team at Sir Christopher Wren Hotel, Windsor
Posted on 13th October, 2014

Attractions for all in Royal Windsor

At the Sir Christopher Wren Hotel, we have a dedicated team of employees who are passionate about our hotel and proud to be working in Royal Windsor. It’s not only our Concierge who can recommend attractions and activities during your stay, all our staff are delighted to share their wealth of local knowledge on what to do and see whilst you’re in the area. Here are some expert tips to create Royal memories this autumn For the Outdoor Adventurers Recommended by our Accounts Team, Adrian and Pamandeep. Why not enjoy one of Britain’s best bike rides, a family friendly route...

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The Understated Air of Modest Display - Acrylic on Board
Posted on 8th October, 2014

Windsor Contemporary Art Fair

Royal Windsor Racecourse is the host to this year’s 10th Windsor Contemporary Arts Fair, taking place between 8th and 9th November. Whether you are an avid art connoisseur or simply just interested in finding new and innovative ideas, you can be sure that this Arts Fair will have lots of inspiration.  With artists from both the UK and Europe, there will be more art on display than ever before and the popular Wine Affair stand provides a little light refreshment. Humorous artist Moose Allain will be giving a talk about his work and artists’ group Jelly will be showcasing the...

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Madama Butterfly by Will Barnet
Posted on 15th September, 2014

Madama Butterfly at the Hexagon Theatre

The heat-breaking tale of love, loyalty and honour is told in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.  When her American husband Pinkerton returns home, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly) is left to raise her young child on her own while expectantly waiting for her husband to return.  After three long years, Cio-Cio-San is reunited with her husband only to find that he has taken an American wife.  Unable to live with the dishonour and loss, Madama Butterfly secures the future of her child and then takes her own life. Ellen Kent, the award winning producer, brings her internationally acclaimed opera to The Hexagon Theatre in...

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