The week in pictures: February 6-12
Each week we present a round-up of photos taken by our staff photographers for the Maidenhead Advertiser, Twyford Advertiser, Burnham Advertiser, Slough Express and Windsor Express.
Check them out below.
Astronauts, jungle explorers and pirates made an appearance at Hilltop First School on Monday. Key Stage One pupils at the school in Clewer Hill Road dressed up as explorers for the day, having spent the week before learning about Neil Armstrong.
Skirts flapped in the wind as dozens of teams raced through Royal Windsor Shopping for the annual Windsor and Eton Flippin’ Pancake Challenge. The event took place on Shrove Tuesday.
A celebration of classical young musicians from across Ascot was held at the LVS School over the weekend. The second annual music festival was hosted at the school, in London Road, attracting talented musicians under the age of 18.
A chance to explore Islam and services within a mosque was offered at the Masjid AlJannah mosque. As part of the Visit My Mosque Day, organised by the Muslim Council of Britain, the mosque in Stoke Road opened its doors on Sunday.
A three course lunch for the elderly was enjoyed by nearly 100 people. The Windsor Lions Club held its 20th annual Silver Spring Lunch in Braywick Road, Maidenhead, on Sunday.
Items related to the First World War have gone on display at six locations across Windsor and Maidenhead. They were loaned by the public as part of the For King and Country project.
Teams battled it out in the annual Maidenhead Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday. More than £315 was raised which will go towards the Family Friends charity.
A traditional Chinese dragon dance took place in the High Street as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. Children made their own lanterns and fans at a free craft stall set up in the Nicholsons Centre.
Newlands Girls’ School’s annual Gym and Dance Show saw more than 400 pupils showcase their skills. Rehearsals took place on Tuesday, with the performances on Wednesday and Thursday at the Magnet Leisure Centre.
Special guests musician Laurie Holloway and singer Kate Izzard took to the stage with talented young performers at the fifth annual Maidenhead’s Got Talent. The event organised by the Rotary clubs of Maidenhead sees pupils from both secondary and primary schools perform.