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  • 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...

    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 ...

    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. ...
    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