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  • 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...

    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...

    More Festivals than you can shake a stick at

    Tuesday, 05 April 2016.

    Arts for Hungerford was launched on Saturday 2nd April with a concert from The Bookshop Band followed a week later by cellist Gerard le Clerc at the Croft Hall playing music by Faure, Debussy and Sc...

    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...
    The Burns Night sell-out event is back in 2018
    This year's Burns Night supper is set to be full of fun and frolics as we remember the life and poetry of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns.

    Let's get serious
    Ever mindful of keeping the people of Hungerford entertained and up with latest from the literary world, The Hungerford Bookshop stage a regular series of events which invite brilliant authors to discuss topical matters.

    BMW donated for a good cause
    SWIFT Medics are trained volunteer pre-hospital emergency care doctors who attend road traffic accidents and medical emergencies in Wiltshire when an incident is so serious that the NHS ambulance team needs the help of an appropriately qualified Doctor at the scene.

    In conversation with Masterchef’s Ollie Hunter
    Ollie Hunter is a local celebrity after reaching the semi-finals of Masterchef 2013, a programme that attracts around 5 million viewers.

    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.

    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