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Launch of Henley Literary Festival

Former MP Ann Widdecombe will attend the Henley Literary Festival

The sixth annual Henley Literary Festival gets underway later today. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the event to listen to award winning novelists, politicians and journalists in a line up that includes Ann Widdecombe and Dame Stella Rimington. The festival runs until October 6.

  1. Richard Jones

Fun on the water for hundreds at regatta in Henley

Children and adults with disabilities have been given their chance to get out on the water at the fourth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled in Henley. The event also featured a race - involving dragon boats.

The interviewees in Richard Jones' report are: Lucy Walton from Team Holt: Emma Walton, Team Captain; and Peter Face, a visitor; Ian Tritton, Chairman - Regatta for the Disabled.

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Henley hosts the fourth annual 'Regatta for the Disabled'

Dragon boat race underway on the River Thames in Henley

Children and adults with disabilities have been attending the fourth annual Regatta for the Disabled in Henley.

Hundreds of people have gathered at the River Thames in Oxfordshire for the event. Dragon boat races have been the main attraction.

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