Henley Festival 2015

July 28, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

You may be mistaken (like me) in thinking that the Festival is the same as the Henley Royal Regatta, the social event founded in 1839...Wrong!

The Henley Festival is actually in it's 33rd year; it is a festival of Arts and Music. It started life with the focus on classical music however it has developed over the years into a 5 day festival with live music from different genre, contemporary arts, comedy and fireworks. Champagne, black ties and evening dresses add to the glamour of this quirky event. 

I was fortunate enough to have the pleasure of covering Henley as a corporate event photographer, capturing the essence of the unusual festival. 

Sit back, put your feet up and enjoy....

corporate event photographerHenley FestivalThe giant deck chair

corporate photographyRoaming Performers The roaming performers add to the quirky feel 

corporate event photographerThey said evening dress corporate event photographerHenley Arts & Music These guys really unnerved me when they appeared late in the evening....they just stood and watched.

Experiential marketing event photographyHenley FestivalRise above it and soak up that evening sun Art at Henley 

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Experiential event photographyHenley FestivalMy favourite

Experiential photographerHenley FestivalThe i8 Maybe not strictly art, but she is beautiful

corporate event photographyAren't they supposed to be pink elephants?

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There was more than one floating stage!

Wednesday night Jessie J was the headline act on the floating stage

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Hello.....

Event photographerHello is it me you're looking for?

Thursday's crowd pleaser was the amazing Lionel Ritchie

Experiential event photographyLionel Richie

He had them dancing!

Event photographer HenleyLionel Ritchie Dancing on the ceiling

Henley Festival is full of surprises, with fine dining provided by the amazing Albert & Michel Roux

Corporate Event Photographer Reading BerkshireRoux's There were waterworks corporate sponsorship event photos and Fireworks....

event photographer berkshire Working in "evening dress" was a first for me, but what a great excuse dig that posh frock.

For something a little bit different, with entertainment galore I would recommend a evening (or two) at the Henley Festival.
Thank you and Goodnight! 

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