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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 ...
    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!

    Your business, new horizons in 2018
    The biggest threat to any business is inertia, if you’re not moving forward then you’re at risk of slipping back and in today’s competitive markets that just isn’t an option.

    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...

    Writers wanted
    Do you have the writing bug? We’re looking for writers able to create informative and engaging content for our locally based websites, to include both commercial and community pieces.

    The Three Swans head chef wins top prize
    Adrian Carolea was beaming from ear-to-ear as we interviewed him about his success at the Coaching Inn awards, where he was presented with “Head Chef of the year” at the 2018 ceremony.

    Spring workshops at Martin and the Magpie
    Martin and the Magpie have become a treasured asset to Hungerford town since they graced our high street some 8 years ago.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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