Free cooking classes in Whitley ‘let food be thy medicine’

Sandra Robinson at New Directions in Whitley

I turned a quiet corner at the refurbished New Directions adult education centre in Whitley on their open day last week only to hear a clear friendly voice say “please do come in and have a look around.”

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Reading University Gospel Choir thrill Palmer Academy students

Reading University Gospel Choir

Children from the Palmer Academy on Northumberland Avenue have been regularly attending lunchtime concerts at Reading University over the last year. It’s clear that the children enjoy these concerts, and after a year of being exposed to a wide variety of music from a capella singing groups to string ensembles, it seemed sensible to get a child’s opinion for a change.

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