The 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth will be marked by a number of colourful events in Windsor. The Council have announced a celebratory ticketed concert in the new bandstand in Alexandra Gardens on Wednesday 20th April 2016. The
This weekend (Saturday 21st November 2015) we will be switching on our Christmas lights. Last year there was, as ever, a huge turnout for the first big Windsor event of the Holiday period. The fun begins mid afternoon with music
I have spent much of the winter reading about our towns history and a pattern emerges. Mostly it is a pattern of disasters interspersed with the occasional slap up feast. In the 1690s the town crier was paid the sum
We have stripped the Windsor Berkshire website back to a simple design so that we could get a bit of clarity. The menus were becoming a nightmare. We hope you like the new look of the Windsor Berkshire website. All
History was made on Tuesday when Michael D Higgins the Irish President came to Windsor for an official state visit. Her Majesty met Mr and Mrs Higgins at a temporary pavilion on Datchet Road, just past the Riverside Station. They
A new exhibition of finds from the Kingsmead quarry excavation in Horton has opened in Windsor’s Guildhall Museum. For the next 12 months a collection of fascinating finds will be on show in the heart of the town. The excavations
The torrential rain in January and February 2014 have led to severe flooding along the Thames Valley. While the river at Windsor has indeed burst its banks and flooded, this has affected only a small number of riverside properties. We
This year the Christmas lights will be switched on by on Saturday 16th November. A Children’s Lantern Procession through the streets of Windsor at 3.30pm kicks of the event, followed by programme of live entertainment on Castle Hill.
After staying several weeks longer than originally planned, the six willow arches, each representing a decade of Her Majesty’s reign have been removed from the top of the Long Walk. However, if you want to take a look at one
A spectacular woven willow Coronation Archway was opened on Saturday 14 October to celebrate the 60 years since the Queen’s Coronation. Gardening guru and broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh led the celebrations with a rousing speech on the importance of horticulture to
The International Space Station will be overhead tonight. Look up in the sky at 11:50 PM and watch the ISS travel from west to north for a period of 3 minutes At it’s maximum it will be at 84 degrees,
Someone has gone to a great deal of effort with this video and it is a great bit of local history. And this one features actual clips rather than just stills.