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A feast of festivals and fiesta's - Summer in Hungerford 2015

If, like your financially-challenged reporter you are having to stay-cation this year, do not abandon hope of a fun summer. There are no end of events in Hungerford to keep you cheerful and the living easy. The town calendar is alive with fetes, markets and events which will give you

many enjoyable dates for your diary.

There is nothing more quintessentially English than a summer fete and this Saturday at 2pm St Laurence Church Fete is happening in the Croft Field, Hungerford.

Literary supernova and Kintbury resident Gill Hornby who has just published her second novel, All Together Now, took time out from a punishing round of literary festivals and book promotion engagement...
French & continental market traders set for first visit to Hungerford town centre. SUMMER is here, and with it come the usual intoxicating colours, scents and sights associated with this time of year...
On 21st July at 7.30pm best-selling author Gill Hornby, will be talking to Lis Allen in Hungerford Library about her new novel, All Together Now. A warm comedy of manners set in a small town not unl...
Now in its 24th year, the Hungerford and District Community Arts Festival kicks off this Friday 26th June. Made possible by generous grants from The Town and Manor, Hungerford Town Council and local s...
A truly great day for the whole community is coming up on 4th July when Hungerford Primary School holds its annual Summer Fete at Fairview Road, Hungerford RG17 0BT from 12-4.30pm. The fete will be op...
The summer season kicked off in spectacular fashion at the St. Laurence Church Fete on 13th June. Town Constable Susan Hoffgartner entered into the spirit of the occasion and after officially opening ...
If, like me, you love a good murder then mark Saturday 27th June in your diary for Murder Mystery at Wilton Windmill near Marlborough, the only working windmill in Wessex. The production, Swine of Pas...
For one month only, Hungerford's popular flea market, usually held on the first and third Wednesday of each month, will be open for business every week. Whether you're looking to buy or sell (at ...
Hungerford's Town Hall is busier than it has been in years, with an endless calendar of fairs, markets and events for residents to enjoy. Determined to put this previously under-used asset to work...
Months of speculation were finally ended last Friday, 5th June when 20 ghost-busters took over the Town Hall for the night in an attempt to solve the mysterious sightings which have occurred in rece...
Hungerford's famed OAP and force of nature, Jane Buckle, plucky as ever, braved the thong at the X-Factor auditions on Sunday at Wembley Arena. Standing in line for over five hours, our gritty su...
All you need to know for the perfect wedding at Elcot Park Everything and everyone you need to help you arrange a fantastic wedding day is all at one place – and that place is a wedding fayre at H...
The wedding season is almost upon us and whether you like to plan more than a year in advance, or are a last minute merchant who puts the whole thing together in a couple of months, Townsite’s handy guide will take some of the legwork out of planning the big day. ...
Attention all Vockins - Are you related to WW1 soldier Pte F. C. Vockins? Hungerford Townsite has been contacted by a reader in possession of a transcript from the diary kept by Pte Vockins...
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One of the town’s most fantastic, unusual and historic venues has been hiding its light under a bushel for too many years, but Hungerford’s Town Hall and Corn Exchange is stepping into the spotlight thanks to local PR woman and Marketing Manager Dani Winslet who has been tasked with launching its renaissance