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  • 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 ...

    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...

    Pointless Presenters to visit Hungerford Bookshop

    Friday, 10 June 2016.

    Wednesday 22nd June is a red letter day for fans of the BBC's hugely popular quiz show Pointless, when its two hosts, Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman are scheduled to make a brief stop at the ...

    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...
    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Your business, new horizons in 2018
    The biggest threat to any business is inertia, if you’re not moving forward then you’re at risk of slipping back and in today’s competitive markets that just isn’t an option.

    Championing children’s charities for 2018
    Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

    Writers wanted
    Do you have the writing bug? We’re looking for writers able to create informative and engaging content for our locally based websites, to include both commercial and community pieces.

    The Three Swans head chef wins top prize
    Adrian Carolea was beaming from ear-to-ear as we interviewed him about his success at the Coaching Inn awards, where he was presented with “Head Chef of the year” at the 2018 ceremony.

    Spring workshops at Martin and the Magpie
    Martin and the Magpie have become a treasured asset to Hungerford town since they graced our high street some 8 years ago.

    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

    Blissed-out at Inglewood
    You know when your trusted hairdresser of ten years tells you he’s found a good spa that you need to sit up and take notice.

    Your library is about so much more than books
    Judging from the amount of community activity going in Hungerford Library, the council are going to have a hard time justifying its closure in their next round of swingeing cuts.

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough
    After a year in the planning, Townsite Marlborough has just gone live! The success of the Hungerford Townsite prompted Marlborough residents and businesses to ask us when we could do the same for their gorgeous and quintessentially English market town.

    Walks in around Hungerford
    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside