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  • Local author success

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018.

    Children’s novelist Geraldine McCaughrean is a remarkable woman. Not only has she published 160 books, including the official sequel to Peter Pan, she is also one of us, a Great Shefford lady!...

    Move over Black Friday, it’s time for Saturday Sanctuary!

    Thursday, 16 November 2017.

    In the run up to the notorious Black Friday event, the high street will teem with anxious shoppers hustling and bustling through the local stores for the best bargains running up to Christmas. It co...

    Adventures in words

    Friday, 21 July 2017.

    Arts for Hungerford Literary Festival Writing Competitions As part of the 2017 Arts for Hungerford Literary Festival which will be taking place from 13th to 15th October on the theme of journeys, t...

    Luigi Christopher Vegetti Kanku

    Tuesday, 09 May 2017.

    Justin Cook, once described as 'a breath of fresh air in Bridge Street', stamps a note of authority on his fledgling OIL Gallery this week with an exhibition of an artist whose depth of expression a...

    Over and out: an afternoon with Henry Blofield

    Wednesday, 18 April 2018.

    Cricket broadcasting legend Henry Blofeld, the voice of Test match special will be making a personal appearance at the award-winning Hungerford bookshop on Thursday 26th of April at 1pm. He will be ...

    Dallying on the edge of existence with Jules Mountain

    Monday, 09 October 2017.

    Hold your breath and prepare to experience the agony and euphoria of dallying on the edge of existence with Jules Mountain. Mountain’s lifelong dream to climb Everest ended in devastation in the w...

    International kudos in Hungerford Art

    Monday, 29 May 2017.

    On the 17th May 2017 Yusaku Maezawa, a 41 year old online fashion retail mogul and the 14th richest man in Japan, paid $110.5 million at Sotheby's in New York for a work by American artist Jean-Mich...

    Local boy taking film into the future

    Wednesday, 15 February 2017.

    Hungerford's very own auteur, Drew Casson, has been making waves in the world of film ever since he started messing around with a camera and posting films on YouTube at the age of twelve. Now 22, D...

    Drink, drink and be merry – A short history of Drunkenness

    Thursday, 16 November 2017.

    Hungerford Town Hall on Wednesday the 6th of December at 7.30pm. 'Tis the season to be merry and that is exactly what Mark Forsyth proposes to deliver in his upcoming book talk on ‘A Short Histor...

    A Life Thwarted by Desire - James Hamilton

    Friday, 22 September 2017.

    Acclaimed author and art historian, James Hamilton will be appearing at the Corn Exchange on Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm to discuss his latest work, Gainsborough: A Portrait in what looks set ...
    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Impress with this business venue
    Whether you are looking for team-building, brainstorming or entertaining, Donnington grove is the setting to impress your clients and motivate your employees.

    Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
    As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    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!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went