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    It's always a food festival here!

    The Hungerford Food Festival may be over but the fine food of our area will continue to feature here. In the run up to Christmas, we'll be bringing you the best of food and drink news, recipes, tips, ideas and local suppliers to help make the festive season a really foodie season too. Join in with us by sharing any special recipes or treats which use or come from local food and drink suppliers. We'll also be interviewing some of the best chefs from the area's finest eateries to bring you their seasonal ideas and advice so stay with us right here!

  • Keeping it local: the best of seasonal and local produce

    Thursday, 23 November 2017.

    When it comes to food, we like to taste fresh, local ingredients and that is exactly what is on offer at The Three Swans in Hungerford. Alongside a new look, this passionate market town hotel is met...

    Steins talk Marmageddon and other vital topics

    Wednesday, 02 November 2016.

    During his book signing at the Hungerford Bookshop, Rick Stein took a few minutes out to talk to Townsite about local produce and other important issues. With the recent launch of Rick Stein Marlb...

    Rick Stein signs off for a Long Weekend

    Thursday, 22 September 2016.

    On Saturday 15th October at 12.30pm, celebrated chef and TV presenter, Rick Stein will be signing copies of his new book, Long Weekends, in the Hungerford Bookshop...

    From farm to fork

    Friday, 09 September 2016.

    With a plentiful source of fish and game on their doorstep, the Ramsbury Smokehouse was established in 2014 to supply restaurants, pubs and consumers with consistently high quality smoked products. Pa...

    EVENT CANCELLED Gizzi Erskine Croft Hall December 16

    Monday, 05 December 2016.

    EVENT CANCELLED You might think it impossible to have a good night out for £8, but that is exactly what's on offer whenraving beauty and prominent foodie...

    Wale watching

    Wednesday, 02 November 2016.

    Townsite joins Tim Wale from Tutts Clump for a demonstration of how proper pressing makes proper cider...

    Raymond Blanc flies the flag for Great British Food

    Wednesday, 21 September 2016.

    Raymond Blanc at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons Food is fast becoming the nation's number one obsession. A groundswell of public demand has seen the move away from inferior, cheap, mass-produce...

    I'll drink to that

    Wednesday, 07 September 2016.

    It is an article of faith that anything made in the old-fashioned way is superior to anything we can buy in the supermarket and aficionados of Tutts Clump Cider would be the first to agree. Back by...

    Local Food and Brew - The Elephant

    Friday, 18 November 2016.

    It is a growing trend among restaurants to source locally for their produce but few do it better or with more commitment than the Elephant at Pangbourne. Manager Dale Winrow believes passionately th...

    Focus on local food

    Friday, 30 September 2016.

    Hungerford may be an insignificant dot on the British map but when it comes to all things edible, don't be fooled by its size; it is a jewel in the crown of British food. Centuries of farming has fed ...
    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

    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.