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  • Extravaganza 2017

  • Fireworks Finale

    Monday, 11 December 2017.

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    Extravaganza 2017 in Pics Part one

    Friday, 08 December 2017.

    Another extraordinary Extravaganza in Hungerford. Despite the freezing temperatures and undeterred by the threat of snow the crowds flocked to the streets, as always in exceptionally high spirits ge...

    Extravaganza useful information

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017.

    For travel to Hungerford and parking please see our Local Information page The Chamber of Commerce suggest that overflow parking is available in Charnham Park off of Charnham Street opposite Dick L...

    Extravaganza - Are we expecting rain Dear?

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017.

    So although the weather forecast for the The Christmas Extravaganza this Firday is mild and dry we are in fact expecting Reindeer, or at least one reindeer accompanying Father Christmas. If you want...

    Extravaganza 2017 in Pics Part Three

    Friday, 08 December 2017.

    Another extraordinary Extravaganza in Hungerford. Despite the freezing temperatures and undeterred by the threat of snow the crowds flocked to the streets, as always in exceptionally high spirits gett...

    Hungerford Primary Lighting the Way

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017.

    In a spectacle likely to make most of us misty-eyed, the children of Hungerford Primary School will be participating in a lantern procession as part of the main Christmas Extravaganza parade startin...

    What to SPOT and where to be at this Friday's Extravaganza

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017.

    Here is a quick heads up on a few things to look out for at this year’s Christmas Extravaganza: Father Christmas and his real live reindeer at the corner of the High Street and Church Street. ...

    Full steam ahead - without the steam

    Monday, 27 November 2017.

    When it was first announced that Hungerford’s beloved Extravaganza was dropping its Victorian theme, there were fears that the event may suffer from a drop in support, given that Hungerford has a ...

    Extravaganza 2017 in Pics Part Two

    Friday, 08 December 2017.

    Another extraordinary Extravaganza in Hungerford. Despite the freezing temperatures and undeterred by the threat of snow the crowds flocked to the streets, as always in exceptionally high spirits ge...

    Thanks to our Sponsors

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017.

    The Hungerford Christmas Extravaganza is funded by the generous donations from the following sponsors: CDK Global The Good Exchange Greenham Common Trust The Town and Manor of Hungerford ...
    Local author success
    Children’s novelist Geraldine McCaughrean is a remarkable woman

    #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.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    Hungerford venues: Croft Field Activity Centre
    Croft Field Activity Centre may be one of the best kept secrets of the town.

    Blooming botany
    Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

    Aldbourne’s fun run is back
    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    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!

    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...

    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

    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.

    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