Daily Archives: 15th May 2015


Highlights: Wouldn’t it be Loverly

Described in the Festival Brochure as a ‘fun-packed’ evening, the sing-a-long, ‘Wouldn’t it be Loverly’, lived up to all expectations. Led from the piano by Neil Matthews and supported by the Maidenhead Music Comedy Society, the audience sang their way through all the well-known and well-loved songs from My Fair Lady. The audience, encouraged by […]

Wouldn't it be Loverly

Highlights: Maestros in the Making

This promised to be an enjoyable evening, listening to ‘up and coming talent’ and good music too. It did not disappoint. The choice of music ranged from Purcell to Poulenc with a variety of instruments used including voice and euphonium. Many of the soloists were accompanied by Jean Garrett who provided musical and moral support […]

maestros in the making

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Highlights: A Quilter’s View of Cookham

A wonderful talk was given by the Maidenhead Quilters at The John Lewis Heritage Centre. Jocelyn Stevens introduced the audience to the delights of quilting and demonstrated  many examples of her work and the different techniques involved. I was particularly interested in the quilts they made for children who have experienced family problems and the […]