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June 2017

  • Free public WiFi for Windsor & Maidenhead and new free apps06/15/2017

    Residents and visitors in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead will soon be able to access free WiFi in public spaces.

    The leading free public WiFi provider IntechnologyWiFi will launch a next generation wireless network in both Windsor and Maidenhead town centres on Saturday, June 17...

October 2016

  • Tudor Room, Great Fosters, earns Michelin Star!10/03/2016

    Earlier today at their inaugural live event in London, the Michelin Guide announced that The Tudor Room at Great Fosters has been awarded a much sought after Michelin star! The event, which marked the publication of the 2017 edition of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and...

June 2016

  • Thames Path 20th anniversary walking relay - source to sea06/22/2016

    A celebration of this unique National Trail - and a great opportunity to bring together organisations who value what the trail brings to their area and those many individuals who enjoy walking the Thames Path.

    The Thames Path is celebrating its 20th anniversary in July 2016 with 16 days of...

May 2016

  • ‘Chamber of secrets’ brings Cliveden’s ghosts to life 05/19/2016

    As the glamorous Cliveden Estate in Buckinghamshire celebrates its 350th anniversary, an historic chamber located below the South Terrace is opening for the first time in 30 years, inviting visitors to help the National Trust solve the mystery of its past. 

    From the notorious 2nd Duke...

April 2016

  • NEW 4D LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS™ MOVIE EXPERIENCE AT THE LEGOLAND® WINDSOR RESORT04/28/2016

    Guests can download themselves into an all-new 4D film experience starring the LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS™ - at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort this May. In an immersive 4D animated adventure created especially for LEGOLAND Parks and LEGOLAND Discovery Centres around the world. It’s up...

  • Vote for Windsor to be the UK's favourite filming location!04/20/2016

    The international booking portal HOTEL INFO is searching for the UK’s favourite filming location and Windsor is one of the 22 nominees!!!

    Many world famous actors have featured in the films, but often the true unsung stars are the breath-taking locations. The competition aims to find...

  • New Bella Italia for Royal Windsor!04/19/2016

    NEW BELLA FOR ROYAL WINDSOR

    Nation’s fastest growing restaurant brand to relocate to a brand new restaurant in Windsor, At Windsor Royal Station

    £400,000 invested in the new restaurant, creating 20 new jobs.

    Opens 27 April - Advance media sneak peek available.

    Bella...

  • Celebrations for The Queen’s 90th birthday04/07/2016

    Windsor will be in the spotlight for Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, with a number of events. 

    On Wednesday 20 April from about 11.40am to 12.25pm The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will officially open the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens. The...

March 2016

  • Celebrity Chef brings his Steakhouse Experience to Windsor03/08/2016

    A new Marco Pierre White restaurant is set to open at the newly refurbished Castle Hotel in Windsor, now part of the MGallery by Sofitel luxurious collection of hotels. The Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill will offer 80 covers on the ground floor of the 108 bedroom hotel, which is...

February 2015

  • Half Term covered with entertainment every day at Norden Farm02/05/2015

    Norden Farm has plenty of entertainment for the family all week long this February half tem.

    Cinder-Ella kicks off the week on Monday 16 February at 11.30am and 2pm. Tickets are £8.50, Family (4 people) £31. Suitable for ages 4+ years. The rags to riches tale is turned on its...

  • Martin Shaw set for a longer Brief Encounter as he extends his run at Theatre Royal Windsor02/04/2015

    It is one of the greatest love stories ever told on the big screen and to celebrate its 70th anniversary, Brief Encounter comes to the stage for the first time as a 1940s-style radio adaptation of Noel Coward’s classic screenplay.

    Exclusive to Royal Borough audiences only, Martin Shaw...

  • Alan Bennett's The History Boys comes to Windsor's Theatre Royal02/04/2015

    Voted the nation’s favourite play, Alan Bennett’s multi award-winning The History Boys will return in 2015, visiting Theatre Royal Windsor from 9th March to 14th March as part of a major new UK tour for 2015. On sale now.

    Winner of over 30 major awards including the Olivier and...

December 2014

  • First World War Christmas Truce remembered12/02/2014

    The Royal Borough is set to remember the Christmas Truce which saw British and German soldiers lay down their weapons across the Western Front to play football matches together in December 1914.

    Pupils from Windsor Boys School and Desborough College will dress in First World War replica Army...

November 2014

  • ‘Spectacular’ river pageant for Magna Carta celebrations11/19/2014

    A ‘spectacular’ river pageant will be the highlight of the Royal Borough’s 800th anniversary celebrations of the sealing of the Magna Carta next year.

    A flotilla of boats of all shapes and sizes will make its way downstream from Bisham Abbey to Wraysbury over the weekend of...

  • Free entry for three months to the Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park: December, January, February11/17/2014

    Blow away those winter cobwebs and enjoy fantastic walks with vivid pockets of colour and scent around The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, which is free to visit throughout December, January and February. (Normal car park charges apply).

    As Mark Flanagan, Keeper of The Gardens, Windsor...

  • Have a magical Elf Christmas at the Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park11/17/2014

    The sparkling magic of Christmas has truly arrived at The Savill Garden with our most exciting festivities ever. For young and old alike, this is a chance to explore the Garden and take part in the magic Elf Trail which begins the countdown to Christmas.

    Father Christmas’s...

  • Windsor Castle to be lit up for Christmas11/12/2014

    Regal designs will be projected onto Windsor Castle as part of this year’s Christmas light display.

    Projections will illuminate one of the towers on Windsor Castle Wall from Saturday 15 November, when the town’s lights are officially switched on, until January 6, when they are...

October 2014

September 2014

  • Two new Queens in Royal Windsor!09/30/2014

    Macdonald Windsor Hotel has taken delivery of two brand new bee hives from Lanarkshire based bio-diversity champions Plan Bee. Now installed on the hotel’s roof, the hives are just part of the hotel’s plans to become more environmentally friendly, while helping decreasing bee...

  • Tickets for LaplandUK go on sale09/24/2014

    Less than 100 days to go to Christmas and the elves of LaplandUK are back at their snowy forest home on the WINDSOR ESTATE

    Tuesday 23 September:  With less than 100 days to go to Christmas, tickets for LaplandUK, Europe’s leading children’s Christmas event, are on general...

  • LaplandUK: The UK's home of Father Christmas opens 29 November 201409/08/2014

    LaplandUK, the UK’s premier children’s Christmas event, will open its magical doors this year on 29 November until 24 December. Now in its 8th year, LaplandUK is set to delight and enchant children and parents who come from all over the UK for this unique magical experience...

  • Windsor Night Market is a ‘Bright Idea’09/08/2014

    Windsor’s first ever Night Market and the winning idea in last year’s Bright Idea Challenge Prize is nearly here. On Saturday 13 September from 6.30 to 11pm, Peascod Street will come alive with tempting food and drink stalls, children's rides and street entertainers...

August 2014

  • Sculpture for the Garden at Savill Garden08/26/2014

    SCULPTURE FOR THE GARDEN

     AT THE SAVILL GARDEN, WINDSOR GREAT PARK

    1 SEPTEMBER TO 31 OCTOBER 2014

    Cheetah by Carol Orwin (Copyright: Carol Orwin)

    Visitors to The Savill Garden throughout September and October will be able to explore and enjoy a display of imaginative...

  • Arabian Racing returns to Royal Windsor!08/18/2014

    This Bank Holiday weekend Royal Windsor Racecourse is once again hosting The Royal Cavalry, The Sultanate of Oman, as they bring their pageantry and colour to a day dedicated to Arabian racing on Sunday, 24 August at the Berkshire course.

    This will be the seventh of nine dedicated Arabian...

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March 2014

  • Historic state visit by Irish President to Windsor on Tuesday 8 April03/18/2014

    An historic state visit – the first ever to the United Kingdom by an Irish head of state – will start in Windsor on Tuesday 8 April.

    Following their own highly successful visit to Ireland in 2011, Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will welcome...

  • Jam Eton and Ieva Poriete collaborate to host a Spring Fashion Show03/12/2014

    Together, two Eton businesses are hosting a glamorous fashion event to celebrate their businesses. They will showcase the work of both Ieva Poriete, fashion designer and selected contemporary jewellers, such as John Moore, Charmian Beaton and Sue Gregor.

    Jam Eton, an established gallery at...

  • Hooray for Mother’s Day! Celebrate with Free Entry to Mums on 30 March03/11/2014

    Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, with free entry for mums accompanied by their families, and enjoy the stunning spring flowers in this world renowned Garden. Complete the day with delicious homemade cakes and scones at the award winning restaurant, together...

February 2014

January 2014

  • Stanley Spencer Gallery Summer Exhibition, 2 April to 2 November 201401/27/2014

    Paradise Regained: Stanley Spencer in the Aftermath of the First World War

    The First World War was to have a profound effect upon the artist Stanley Spencer (1891-1959).  Looking back upon his years in uniform he bemoaned ‘Oh no, it is not proper or sensible to expect to paint...

December 2013

  • Heralding a bright future12/02/2013

    The Oakley Court Hotel is delighted to announce that as of Friday 22nd November it will be under new ownership following completion of contracts and purchase of the hotel. The 154 year old Oakley Court in Windsor, Berkshire will continue as a 4 star luxury hotel and AA 2 rosette award winning...

  • Running for fun...and a good cause12/02/2013

    On Sunday 16th September the first Oakley Court Charity Fun Run took place to raise money for the hotel’s nominated charity for 2013;  Thames Hospice. Registered Charity No.1108298.

    The run started at noon and took place around Oakley Court’s 33 acres of riverside grounds....

  • Oakley Court strikes gold!12/02/2013

    Champagne corks popped for The Oakley Court at this year’s Beautiful South Awards 2013-2014 gala dinner and presentation ceremony.  The Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor is delighted to have won Gold in the Sustainable Tourism category. The Beautiful South Awards celebrate the very best the...

  • Household Cavalry homecoming parade12/02/2013

    The Household Cavalry will be celebrating its return home from the latest tour of Afghanistan with a parade through Windsor on Wednesday 4 December.

    The Princess Royal, HRH Princess Anne, will be joined by the Mayor, Cllr Andrew Jenner, when she takes the salute as the troops march past the...

  • Coworth Park wins Gold at Beautiful South Awards12/02/2013

    Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel and spa, Coworth Park, last night took home the Gold Award for large hotel of the year at the Beautiful South Awards 2013-2014 for tourism businesses.   Now running for over twenty years, the annual awards celebrate the very best...

November 2013

October 2013

  • Help us Help a Hero and Get in Free!10/28/2013

    ‘Help us Help a Hero and Get in Free!’

    Windsor FC v Ash United

    Saturday 2nd November

    Gates Open 1pm kick off 3pm

    Windsor FC is pleased to announce that its Combined Counties Premier League game against Ash United on Saturday 2nd November will be 'Help for Heroes...

  • Stanley Spencer Gallery Winter Exhibition10/22/2013

    Spencer’s name is synonymous with picturesque Thames-side Cookham, the village he immortalised, termed by him his ‘earthly paradise’. For him it was the scene of heavenly visitations. This exhibition, Stanley Spencer in Cookham, celebrates his response to Cookham, whether in...

  • Half Term Autumn Nature Trail in Windsor Great Park10/21/2013

    This half term, enjoy the magnificent displays of autumn colour and explore Windsor Great Park looking for signs of wildlife. Children will enjoy this fun trail as they hope to catch a glimpse of the feathered and furry residents of the Great Park. It is £2.50 per trail sheet which can be...

September 2013

  • New Virginia Water Pavilion formerly opened by Sir Stuart Hampson, Chairman, The Crown Estate09/23/2013

    The Pavilion at Virginia Water was formally opened today, 19 September, by The Crown Estate’s Chairman Sir Stuart Hampson. The Pavilion will provide much needed facilities for visitors to Virginia Water Lake, The Valley Gardens and the surrounding area of Windsor Great Park.

    Based on a...

  • Sculpture in the Garden, Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park09/10/2013

    Visitors to The Savill Garden throughout September and October will be able to explore and enjoy a display of imaginative and innovative sculpture, forming an exciting exhibition around the Garden. The sculptures are inspired by the natural world. All pieces are available to purchase and...

August 2013

  • Windsor Fringe 20 September to 6 October 201308/21/2013

    The 2013 Fringe is set to be an eclectic, innovative and exciting festival with Jazz, Magic, Photography, Walks, Films, Beer Tasting, A Capella, Comedy, Open Mike, Latin Dance, Poetry, Medieval Merriment, Book Nights, Classical Music, Drama and again our popular Artists Open House event.

    The...

July 2013

  • Windsor Emporium07/29/2013

    The Windsor Emporium is an arts, crafts and antiques fair that runs on the first Sunday of every month to the end of the year, showcasing fine purveyors of art, quality handmade gifts and objects of the extraordinary!

    You will find The Windsor Emporium on the first floor of the Guildhall,...

May 2013

April 2013

  • Mayor's invitiation to 21-gun salute for Queen's birthday04/17/2013

    The Royal Borough’s 21-gun salute to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday will be held on a Saturday this year and the Mayor, Cllr Colin Rayner, is urging families to join in the celebrations.

    With the Queen’s 87th birthday falling on a Sunday (21 April), the...

  • State visit in Windsor on Tuesday 30 April04/17/2013

    Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will welcome His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, at the specially built pavilion at Datchet Road followed by the traditional carriage procession through the streets to Windsor...

March 2013

February 2013

  • Windsor Contemporary Art Fair & The Wine Affair 201302/21/2013

    Windsor Contemporary Art Fair returns for its ninth year this November with a compelling line-up of artworks, activities and workshops, guaranteed to provide its visitors with a creative, affordable, cultural and fun-filled art event. Firmly established as one of the leading art fairs in the...

January 2013

  • Rivertime Boat Trust wins The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 201201/14/2013

    The Rivertime Boat Trust has won The Queens Award for Voluntary Service 2012. The award recognises volunteering work that is a social, economic or environmental service to the local community.

    The award was presented to Simon and Pat Davis by the Hon Mrs Mary Baylis JP.

    The citation for...

  • The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, offers groups a Royal Welcome in 2013 01/03/2013

    Visit The Savill Garden in 2013 and enjoy unbeatable group benefits. With thirty-five acres of world renowned ornamental gardens and flowering woodland, The Savill Garden provides a wealth of beauty and interest throughout the year. Look out for special events and enjoy the extensive gift shop,...

October 2012

  • ‘Oldest football ground’ to be marked with borough blue plaque10/08/2012

    Maidenhead Football Ground at York Road – believed to be the oldest senior football ground continuously used by the same club in the country – is to be marked by a Royal Borough blue plaque.

    The Mayor, Cllr Colin Rayner, will perform the unveiling ceremony at 2.30pm on Saturday...

  • Windsor visit as The Queen unveils Diamond Jubilee tribute10/03/2012

    Her Majesty The Queen visits Windsor on Tuesday next week (9 October) to unveil a special tribute in celebration of HM’s Diamond Jubilee.

    The Queen has carried out a number of official events in her home town in the past year, including officially opening the Windsor & Royal...

September 2012

August 2012

  • Keeping traffic and transport moving for the Paralympic Games08/23/2012

    After the huge success of the London 2012 Olympic rowing and canoe sprint events at Eton Dorney the focus shifts to the Paralympic Games and three days of events from Friday 31 August to Sunday 2 September.

    With access arrangements at the northern entrance on the Buckinghamshire side of the...

  • Windsor Castle lights up to celebrate the London 2012 Games08/01/2012

    The iconic Windsor Castle will be spectacularly illuminated to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Rowing competition at Eton Dorney. A stunning image projection will run over four nights from Wednesday 1 to Saturday 4 August.

    Windsor Castle - the oldest and largest occupied castle in the...

July 2012

  • Maidenhead goes for live action during the Olympic Games07/26/2012

    Kidwells Park in Maidenhead will be centre of the action during the 2012 Games – showing all the Olympic highlights live!

    The popular town centre park will be an official Community Live Site starting in time for the spectacular opening ceremony on Friday 27 July to the last curtain...

  • Olympic Games at Eton Dorney – traffic and parking arrangements07/25/2012

    From Saturday 28 July to Saturday 11 August special travel and parking arrangements will be in place in the Royal Borough for the 2012 Games at Eton Dorney.

    Some 25,000 people are expected at the venue each day and the following advice has been issued by the council to help residents,...

  • Open Air Theatre in the Unique Setting of The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, July And August 201207/11/2012

    This summer, come and enjoy the unique experience of watching fantastic open air theatre in the beautiful setting of The Savill Garden on 14 and 15 July; and 9 and 10 August. Theatre ticket holders will also enjoy the special privilege of being able to bring a picnic into certain areas of The...

  • Line the streets when the Torch comes to town07/02/2012

    Get ready to line local streets and give the Olympic Torch a right Royal Borough welcome as it passes through Maidenhead, Windsor and Ascot on Tuesday July 10.

    That’s the council’s message as final preparations are made for the Flame on Day 53 of its historic 8,000-mile journey...

June 2012

  • French Brothers Boats win Group Travel award06/18/2012

    Windsor based boat company French Brothers, who operate river trips on the Thames are extremely proud to announce that they won the 2012 Group travel award for the Best Canal or Riverboat Operator.

    This is an annual award voted for by group organisers through publication "Group Travel...

  • Stanley Spencer Gallery present cedar bowl to Rt Hon Theresa May06/11/2012

    Jim Rosenthal, on behalf of the Stanley Spencer Gallery, presented a cedar bowl to the Rt Hon Theresa May. This bowl is made from the wood of the cedar tree which stood in the garden of Englefield House in Cookham. The bowl was made by Bryan Clarke.

    The tree was painted by Sir Stanley...

May 2012

  • Gun salute will mark start of Queen’s Jubilee weekend05/29/2012

    Everyone is invited to the Royal Borough’s special 21-gun salute to mark the start of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend (Saturday 2 to Tuesday 5 June).

    The special tribute will take place on Saturday 2 June at 12noon at Windsor Castle’s Long Walk – the same venue as...

  • New Miniland Queen Takes Up Residence At The Legoland® Windsor Resort05/28/2012

    Thursday 24th May. To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee a new 10 cm high LEGO® model of Her Majesty The Queen took up residence in the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort’s famous Miniland, complete with a real diamond encrusted crown. Specially commissioned by award winning jewellery designer, Dinny...

  • Summer Events at The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park05/22/2012

    Throughout the summer, events are being held in the beautiful Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, ranging from open air theatre to a sculpture exhibition; and for the first time the Garden will be open in the evenings during the Games so that visitors will be able to go to the Games and do other...

  • Maidenhead Riverside Walks During The Olympic Games05/14/2012

    To coincide with the Olympic Rowing and Canoeing events taking place at Eton Dorney, there will be Olympic-themed walks at Maidenhead Riverside. They will take place every afternoon from Saturday 28th July to Saturday 11th August at 2.00pm and 4.00pm. The walks, which will last about an hour and...

April 2012

March 2012

  • Olympic Flame’s historic journey through the Royal Borough03/19/2012

    Windsor town centre Maidenhead’s High Street and iconic bridge across the Thames and world-famous Ascot Racecourse are the best local vantage points to see the historic 2012 Olympic Flame when Torchbearers carry it through the Royal Borough on Tuesday 10 July.

    Street-by-street details...

February 2012

January 2012

  • The World comes to Royal Windsor Horse Show for 201201/25/2012

    Tickets now on sale for a once-in-a-lifetime equestrian festival held at Her Majesty The Queen’s private grounds

    9 – 13 May 2012 at Windsor Castle

    Celebrating nearly 70 years, this year’s Royal Windsor Horse Show will host a glittering array of red carpet stars and...

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