• Royal Wedding day by Diana Borcherds courtesy of Hungerford Camera Club
  • Kennet-Avon Canal Hungerford by Diana Borcherds courtesy of Hungerford Camera Club
  • Father Christmas & Kennet barge by Diana Borcherds courtesy of Hungerford Camera Club
  • Hungerford Town Hall Clock by Steve Woof courtesy of Hungerford Camera Club
  • At night by Brian Price courtesy of Hungerford Camera Club
  • A View From A Bridge by Steve Woof courtesy of Hungerford Camera Club

HADCAF 2014 - a sell-out success story

A sell-out success – that’s the story of this year’s Hungerford and District Community Arts Festival, HADCAF.

Star attractions such as ‘Coward at Sea’, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’, saxophonist supremo Chris White and Luisa Omielan’s funny ‘Am I Right Ladies?’ all sold out as did ‘Skirt Making’ with Silvia Luce and ‘An Introduction to Textiles’.

Here are some memories of this year’s festival in pictures for those of you who experienced its big and exciting range of events and a taste of what you missed for those who didn’t!

Young writers can get their creative juices flowing this summer by entering the Hungerford Literary Festival’s childrens’ writing competition an win £50 in book tokens. There are two age groups ...
In a joint service between the Royal British Legion and Hungerford Town council, the fallen of WW1 and all servicemen lost in action since 1914 will be remembered. The service will be held at Hungerfo...
Contemporary fabrics and colours with traditional period features and detail The £300,000 first phase of renovation at the Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel has just been revealed and the investm...
A charity soccer game, in aid of the Heart Foundation, will celebrate the life of well-known Hungerford and Lambourn player Ray Brown who died this season. Ray played for Hungerford Town FC for man...
Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems! No-one knows who’s dog it was or where it came from. But try to ...
MP Richard Benyon with district councillor James Podger at the ‘amazing’ Extravaganza. “Hungerford is amazing at making things happen!” So say our MP, Richard Benyon, commenting on the t...
Courtesy of MissBridalGown, Hungerford Glorious wedding venues, all the wedding necessities and all set in a beautiful location As spring approaches - and it surely must be - many thousands of cou...
It’s only about an 1100 mile round trip. And it’s a week-long bike ride through some of the most wonderful countryside of England and France. ...
Hungerford is internationally famous for being a beautiful place to visit and, as it sits at the centre of the North Wessex Downs, it is in a beautiful location too....
Hungerford is a small historic town located in the midst of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and yet it is only 4 miles from the M4 and has a direct rail link to London....
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Young writers can get their creative juices flowing this summer by entering the Hungerford Literary Festival’s childrens’ writing competition an win £50 in book tokens.

There are still just a few tickets left for an exclusive wine-tour in Portugal’s beautiful Douro Valley.

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