Bracknell Festival: The view from the couch

FROM the minute you enter the general vicinity of South Hill Park it is noticeable how well organised everything was. The stewards upon entry were friendly, fresh and welcoming. With these guys assisting it meant parking was easy and, at £5, I felt reasonably priced....

A feast of music in the summer sun

BEING totally honest with you, I don’t remember the last time I felt so physically and mentally tired while maintaining one of those Cheshire cat type smile from ear to ear. Let me paint the picture: I’ve just been scoffing a large mixed kebab from the...

You shall go to the musical ball!

FOR a moment I felt like I was attending a audition for Jack and the Beanstalk. As I entered St Margaret’s school in Hanworth everything reduced in size and I felt like a giant. The class of seven and eight year olds were certainly full of beans and talk from...

Do look now at Don’t Look Now

IN two weeks time the Maidenhead Festival comes to town with a host of local bands featured over the weekend. On the Sunday afternoon, Windsor based alternative rock band Don’t Look Now will be gracing the main stage with their blend of upbeat melodic tunes and...

South Hill Park plans an ace day out

LAST Friday, I was privileged to attend the launch of the new Bracknell Festival. Run by our good friends at South Hill Park, the family friendly event takes place in its grounds on Saturday, July 30. There will be three fantastic bands headlining and the festival has...