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Stonor Park opening times for 2016
Stonor Park announces the 2016 opening times


Brakspear brews Mild again
Henley's Bell Street brewery revives beer by popular demand


Pancake race launches the Wallingford season
Pancake fun and fancy dress as Wallingford gears up for Shrove Tuesday


Live music and pubs - a perfect partnership
Brakspear Jazz & Blues Festival back for third year


BBC Songs of Praise filmed at Didcot Railway Centre
Music mogul and railway enthusiast Pete Waterman films at Didcot Railway Centre


Railways on Air
Didcot Railway Centre joins 38 heritage railways for Railways on Air event


Henley set for annual Club to Pub open water swim
Henley's Club to Pub open water swim involves two bells, 1500m and 230 swimmers


Medieval Day at Wallingford Museum
Relive Wallingford's Medieval past with a day of family activities and entertainment


'Pooches in Pubs' launches in Henley
Brakspear pubs launch new canine-friendly initiative.


Sir Steve Redgrave launches new Midsomer boat
Henley legend launches a new Midsomer experience in Henley


Special visitor offer available at six Thames Valley railways
Six Thames Valley Railway Attractions team up to offer visitors a discount voucher scheme


Orwells reach finals for national sustainability award
Shiplake pub achieves national recognition for dedication to sustainable principles


Brakspear restores CAMRA favourite Old Ale in Henley
Brakspear's Old Ale is back by popular demand after a 12 year gap


Henley Jazz & Blues Festival hailed Top Notch
Successful encore for Brakspear jazz and blues festival event around Henley


Repeat performance for Brakspear Jazz & Blues Festival
Second Jazz & Blues festival - a top Notch event to liven up November


Henley pub operator and brewer Brakspear reward local excellence
Two South Oxfordshire pubs beat off stiff competition to scoop top prize in Brakspear awards


Wallingford's PoW Sketchbook exhibition
WW2 PoW sketchbook to go on display at Wallingford Museum


Everything Goes Gala at Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot welcomes special line-up of railway heritage for a gala weekend


Goring pub wins top industry award
The Catherine Wheel in Goring wins regional award in The Great British Pub Awards 2014.


Fire Fly's Farewell
Steam loco Fire Fly Bows Out at Didcot Railway Centre


D-Day commemoration weekend at Didcot Railway Centre
70 years after D-Day, Didcot remembers train blackouts, the Home Guard and 'make do and mend'


Didcot exhibition may encourage young people into the railway industry
New signalling exhibition planned at Didcot Railway Centre


At home with the Queen of Crime: Agatha Christie
Uncover the real Mrs Mallowan at Wallingford Museum


Didcot Railway Centre achieve new benchmark accreditation
Didcot Railway Centre Gains Arts Council Full Accreditation Award


Wallingford Food festival programme of chef demonstations 2014
Chef demonstrations to enjoy at this year's Wallingford Food Festival


Meet the Iron Duke this Easter at Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot Railway's four days of Easter fun includes an Iron Duke, Firefly and Chipper the Squirrel


Once in a blue moon
Flagship locomotives gather for a unique display in tribute to their designers.


Didcot Railway Centre Tweets for Museums Week
Dedicated Twitter hashtags planned as Didcot Railway Centre celebrates National Museums week


Siege and Strife: Wallingford & War
Wallingford Museum exhibition considers the impact of war on the town through the ages


Local Heritage Railway Attraction scoops top award
Didcot Railway Centre wins Highly Commended at the 2013 Beautiful South Awards


Father Christmas has a day out with Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre announces dates for a day out with Thomas to meet Father Christmas


Thame Arts & Literature Festival: From Wembley to Downing Street
The 2013 Thame Arts & Literature Festival encourages participation, enjoyment and inspiration.


New exhibition sets the River & Rowing Museum ablaze with history
Blaze of Glory: A new exhibition reveals the 200 year history of the Rowing Blazer at Henley on Thames’ River & Rowing Museum


Wallingford, Alfred's Burh: Danes to Domesday
Prestigious conference will mark 40th anniversary of The Wallingford Historical and Archaeological Society


Henley celebrates Olympic Cauldron donation
The Cauldron that carried the Olympic flame on The Queen’s Rowbargem in 2012 has been donated to the River and Rowing Museum.


Electric Bike Network Launches in Henley on Thames
Henley's visitors urged to explore the area with two wheels and no sweat


Uncovering the stories behind Swan Upping
Henley exhibition celebrates 900 years of Royal tradition at the annual swan count.



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