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Extra, Extra, Extravaganza! Read all about it.

FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER: 25TH ANNIVERSARY VICTORIAN EXTRAVAGANZA 2016

Every year the Hungerford Victorian Extravaganza fires the starting pistol for the festive season in spectacular style and in this, its twenty fifth year, the Chamber of Commerce

have really pulled out all the stops to make sure it's the best ever

As usual the High Street will be transformed by twinkling lights, a funfair with big wheel, Helter Skelter, side shows...

 

 Extravaganza Souvenir Programme
FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER: 25TH ANNIVERSARY VICTORIAN EXTRAVAGANZA 2016 In celebration of the 25th Victorian Extravaganza this year the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce have teamed up with the Newbury Wee...
 Extra, Extra, Extravaganza!       Read all about it.
FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER: 25TH ANNIVERSARY VICTORIAN EXTRAVAGANZA 2016 Every year the Hungerford Victorian Extravaganza fires the starting pistol for the festive season in spectacular style and in this...
 Champion lights
Thousands braved the cold last night to witness the switch on of the beautiful as always Hungerford Christmas lights. A tuneful and polished performance by the Hungerford Town band was preceded by th...
 Mayor's Carol Concert, 18th December, 2016
One of the highlights of Hungerford Christmas calendar, the annual Mayor's Carol Concert will be held at St. Lawrence's Church on Sunday 18th December at 6.30pm. All are welcome....
 Santa's fun run comes to Hungerford
Christmas is not typically associated with fitness, but this year, courtesy of the Rotary Club, there is a 5 km run organised for Sunday 18th December.Don full costume or just a silly hat and join t...
 Christmas services
It's Not Just About Shopping Your guide to Church Services in Hungerford this Christmas St. Lawrence's, Parsonage Lane, The Croft, Hungerford. (Church of England) Sunday 27th November, 6.30pm.&nb...
 A life lived in full colour
Call it time of year or time of life, but we have been feeling a little jaded of late in the Townsite offices. At a recent fashion show in the Town Hall a rather twinkly creature with a smile which ...
 Beavers on the endangered list
Berkshire Scouts are desperately trying to recruit new leaders for their 1st Hungerford Beaver Colony. A rite of passage for our boys and girls, joining the Beavers is the first step to becoming a ...
 Steins talk Marmageddon and other vital topics
During his book signing at the Hungerford Bookshop, Rick Stein took a few minutes out to talk to Townsite about local produce and other important issues. With the recent launch of Rick Stein Marlb...
 Wale watching
Townsite joins Tim Wale from Tutts Clump for a demonstration of how proper pressing makes proper cider...
 Catwalk comes to Hungerford
Fashionistas and Hungerford are not two words you would normally see together, yet last Thursday witnessed an extraordinary fusion of style and beauty in our very own Town Hall as several hundred exci...
 Elizabeth Jane Howard revealed
The 2016 Hungerford Literary Festival got off to a very classy start with biographer Artemis Cooper, giving a talk in the Town Hall about her new book, A Dangerous Innocence, which lays bare the life ...
 A peek below stairs
Stuart Hofgartner has arguably done more than any other local businessman to keep the flame of Hungerford antique trading alight. His TV appearances on Dickinson's Real Deals in the last twelve years ...
 Two for joy
Cobbs Farm Shop on the Bath Road, Hungerford just got that bit more fabulous with the addition of talented florists, Martin and the Magpie. With a shop already on Hungerford High Street, Martin and ...
When Santa comes every month
The brilliantly stocked Hungerford Bookshop at 24 High St, has devised the most ingenious gift idea of all.

Christmas at Blandy's
Blandy's pulls it off again. Famous for their creative, seasonal and locally sourced 'classic with a twist' dishes, this year the restaurant is offering a delicious and sophisticated Christmas menu which will suit both small parties and large gatherings.

Something to help christmas slide down a little easier
On occasions, like Christmas, when the drinking day starts early and ends late, it is vital that we pace ourselves

Weekday Rental Property, North End near Newbury
Significantly more affordable, and indeed comfortable, than a hotel or boarding house, this extremely well presented two-bedroom cottage is an ideal opportunity for those who make a weekly commute to the Newbury are

A hidden treasure
Slap bang in the middle of town but located down a quiet side street, Lusso is the ideal retreat from the seasonal shopping crowds and a great festive treat for the children. This Italian-themed kitchen keeps its menus simple...

A Christmas trip out
The Elephant's relaxed ambience and mouth-watering menus make it the ideal destination for something which feels a little bit special this Christmas.