Daily Archives: 13th May 2015


Highlights: Dick Barton Special Agent

Audiences at Pinder Hall were transported back to the 1940s and the recording of two episodes of the hit radio drama “Dick Barton, Special Agent,” complete with a BBC Radio announcer properly dressed in a DJ! The Pinder Hall audience played an important part in the production, as the studio audience, booing, shouting and hissing […]

Kaos Kabaret - Dick Barton

Voices of the Great War

Highlights: Voices of the Great War

A packed cricket club was treated to a sublime evening of entertainment, provided by a team of local artists who supplied poetry and music, laughter and tears and left all who had the luck to be there with abiding memories of the Great War, as reflected in its poetry and popular music.   The show […]


Highlights: Jonah Man Jazz

Children from the four Cookham primary schools (Herries, Cookham Dean, Cookham Rise and Holy Trinity, Cookham) joined together as a large combined choir, directed by Liz Croft, to present a wonderful concert to a packed audience of all ages. There were a number of short pieces to start, one of which included a quartet, followed […]

jonah man jazz

Highlights: Strictly Cookham

25 people, a mixture of couples and singles, attended the Strictly Cookham Beginners’ Dance course. 26 is a good upper limit, 30 would be too many for a beginners’ class. Three people who had attended the dance class at the last Cookham Festival came along for a second go! The cost of the course of […]


Highlights: Open Air Painting Competition

On Saturday 2nd May, the first eager artists turned up at the Odney Club, armed with easels, painting paraphernalia and their canvases ready to be stamped; ready to embark on the challenge of painting somewhere in Cookham, in the open air. Over the weekend 21 adults and 9 children took part in the event which […]

Ruth Daniel Tarrystone Garden Winner adult category