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  • 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 ...

    Hungerford Literary Festival - The Best Yet

    Wednesday, 21 October 2015.

    It has been said that for a small town, Hungerford really punches above it weight and on no occasion is this more evident that with our annual Literary Festival. Organised by Hungerford Bookshop's E...

    In praise of small town living

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015.

    Literary supernova and Kintbury resident Gill Hornby who has just published her second novel, All Together Now, took time out from a punishing round of literary festivals and book promotion engagement...

    Hungerford boasts the best bookshop in the south west.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015.

    The Hungerford Bookshop has just scooped the prize for Independent Bookshop of the Year for the South West region at the Bookseller Industry Awards. The judging committee praised the winners and sho...

    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...

    Literary festival - Recommended

    Thursday, 08 October 2015.

    This year's Literary Festival reaches its climax on 19th October when literary giant Louis de Bernières talks about his latest novel, The Dust That Falls From Dreams in the Corn Exchange at 7.30pm. ...

    POSTPONED Literary star comes to Hungerford, 9th June

    Friday, 29 May 2015.

    DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAD BEEN POSTPONED. On 9th June at 7.30pm, acclaimed novelist and Kintbury resident Gill Hornby will be launching her second novel, All Together Now, at the Hungerford Bookshop. ...

    Rachel Joyce - Literary Festival review

    Thursday, 30 October 2014.

    Book tours, readings and promotional events are a necessary evil for authors trying to publicise their work, but bestselling novelist Rachel Joyce seemed in good spirits when she spoke to a packed ...
    Ultimate Wedding Show 2018
    This September, Donnington Grove Hotel will be hosting their 2018 Wedding Show, offering a relaxed day out for couples tying the knot. On Sunday the 2nd of September they will hold an immersive wedding show...

    Donnington Grove Wedding Fair exhibitors preview part 3
    The third part in our series featuring wedding suppliers who will be exhibiting at the Donningtone Grove Country Club Wedding Fair on Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am.

    Everything you need for your wedding, at Donnington Grove
    Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am Weddings can be stressful, but they don’t have to be! Whether you are starting from scratch or looking for the final touches for your day, Donnington Grove’s Wedding show 2018 has everything you need to bring it all together

    A cruise for me, free for you!
    Fancy experiencing a cruise and bringing your loved one for free?

    A brand new local jobs board
    Hungerford TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

    Luxury Health Club offer: FREE personal training sessions
    We all know that getting fit is imperative to feeling great and looking our best but finding the right place to exercise can be the missing piece of the jigsaw.

    Make a wish come true
    David Chambers and his colleagues from Elcot Park Hotel in Newbury have taken on a challenge.

    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.

    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