Posted on 29th August, 2014

Thatcham Festival 2014

For fourteen days in October, Thatcham is the place to be for all things arts and leisure related.  This successful festival, in its 13th year, brings together local groups and individuals to showcase their talents and to share their knowledge with all who visit. Last year proved very popular with: leisure and craft fairs, classic car shows, food fairs, art exhibitions, Thai Chi from Age UK, roller discos for the under 16’s, fashion events and bell ringing along with tea dances and astronomy … And this year promises to be much bigger and better.  Make sure you don’t miss the...

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Woman by the River Thames
Posted on 27th August, 2014

New Beginnings at Sir Christopher Wren Hotel

At Sir Christopher Wren, we are very proud of our beautiful property and location; from the hotel itself to its royal connections, the Castle, Eton, the Thames with its swans, and everything that attract our tourists worldwide. Our mission is to do our fabulous hotel  justice at all times … by providing an amazing experience to our customers, delivered by our first-class team with real passion for amazing service. On such note, we wish a warm welcome to our new starters, Natasha Howse and Charlotte Dixon, who recently joined our Front Office team. Both ladies come with a wealth of experience in customer care...

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Royal Berkshire County Show
Posted on 23rd July, 2014

Royal Berkshire County Show

Chieveley is once again the venue for this year’s Royal Berkshire County Show, and what a line up they have in store this year. This two-day event really rivals all others. Taking you back through the 20th Century there will be a display of vintage tractors and other farming machinery, still in full working order, and a display of past farming methods and how they changed through the years.  Keeping in with the vintage theme is an old fashioned funfair including a Victorian carousel! Livestock is a big part of the show and you can see the best of Sheep,...

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Sarova Hotels' employees receiving their long service award
Posted on 19th July, 2014

Sarova Hotels celebrates Employees’ Long Service

Fifteen Sarova employees, with an amazing 140 years’ service between, gathered together with their guests at the Sir Christopher Wren Hotel last month to celebrate their long service with the company in style! After a leisurely boat cruise along the Thames, partaking in champagne and delicious canapés, everyone enjoyed a fabulous four-course dinner with fine wines. After dinner the Sales & Marketing Director, Rajesh Vohra, presented the awards to the individuals and thanked them all for their support, hard work and loyalty. Also present were Virginia Barlow, Group Operations Manager, and Deborah Saleh, Group HR Manager. Sarova Hotels recognises employees with five or more...

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Posted on 8th July, 2014

Highclere Castle Battle Proms Concert

What better way to spend a balmy summer afternoon and evening then attending Highclere Castle’s Battle Proms Concert and picnic on Saturday 2nd August.  In its seventeenth year, a moving celebration of the centenary of the First World War is planned with lots of 40’s inspired events. Personalise your experience by ordering a picnic on-line and your very own gazebo with table and chairs on the front lawns of Highclere, where you can take in the grandeur of this famous building.  The electrifying programme of events commences at 5.30pm with an historical Cavalry display by the First World War regalia mounted...

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