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  • The Village News - A Talk by Tom Fort

    Thursday, 05 October 2017.

    Hold onto your hats – Tom Fort presents the Village News Hold onto your hats and get ready to be transported on a wonderfully nostalgic ride across the English countryside with Tom Fort, author of...

    Hungerford Literary Festival

    Friday, 29 September 2017.

    The jewel in the crown of the town’s cultural events, the Hungerford Literary Festival 2017 runs from Friday the 13th to Sunday the 15th of October and is jam-packed with literary delights the who...

    Raymond Blanc seeks the best of British

    Friday, 22 September 2017.

    British Food Fortnight Competition 2017 The search is on for the most imaginative and innovative celebration of British food during British Food Fortnight, which takes place from 23rd September to ...

    This week's HADCAF highlights

    Monday, 10 July 2017.

    Friday 14 July 8:00pm at Craft Hall Singing and laughter are reckoned to be two of the greatest spirit-lifters and this Friday, 14th July, you get two for the price of one when Life’s Merry Go Ro...

    Come for drinks at Dick's

    Thursday, 05 October 2017.

    TOWNSITE have a limited number of invitations to give away for the official launch of the Hungerford Literary Festival on Monday 9th October, 6.30-8pm. The drinks reception will be held in the glamo...

    Hungerford Food Festival

    Friday, 29 September 2017.

    10.30-4pm Sunday 8th October Hungerford loves its grub and on Sunday 8th October the Town Hall and High Street will burst into a hive of foodie fun with over 40 stalls, sizzling street food, cooking...

    River walk along the Kennet at Ramsbury 23rd September

    Thursday, 21 September 2017.

    ARK (Action on the River Kennett), that wonderful charity run almost entirely by volunteers who work so hard to keep our waterways in rude health, are holding one of their lovely River Walks this Sa...

    Free books hidden around Hungerford

    Monday, 26 June 2017.

    As part of Independent Bookshop Week – 24th June to 1st July – the ever-inventive Hungerford Bookshop are busy wrapping books in plain brown paper then hiding them around town to highlight the...

    9k funding up for grabs

    Tuesday, 03 October 2017.

    We don’t often hear of people giving money away, but if you have an idea for a project or scheme to improve the lives of residents in Hungerford and are seeking funding then Sovereign want to hear...

    An evening of fabulous fiction

    Tuesday, 26 September 2017.

    Bestselling authors Katherine Webb and Vanessa La Faye will be headlining an exclusive evening in conversation with their editor, Laura Gerrard of Orion books on Tuesday 3rd of October at 7.30pm to ...
    Move over Black Friday, it’s time for Saturday Sanctuary!
    In the run up to the notorious Black Friday event, the high street will teem with anxious shoppers hustling and bustling through the local stores for the best bargains running up to Christmas.

    Come Dine With Hungerford - seeking local contestants
    It is the nation’s favourite tea time show and it’s coming to our doorstep to film the next series of this classic TV show!

    The big Hungerford switch on
    It’s that time of year again and Hungerford’s magical switch-on event is back! This fairy tale event has become a favourite in the family calendar and this year is no exception.

    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.

    Avebury
    Avebury is a henge monument (which is an ancient place surrounded by a bank and ditch) and is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle, originally comprising of some 100 standing stones, with two inner stone circles.

    Three swans open for business again and looking fabulous
    After major investment by the Coaching Inn Group, Hungerford’s Three Swans Hotel, Eatery and Coffee Shop is once again open for business and looks set to be Hungerford’s go-to place for accommodation, eating, drinking and just hanging out with a coffee.

    Savour a slice of southern Sweden
    Nordic noir, Medieval towns, architecture, serene rail travel, beaches and superb innovative food.

    Tasting in Tuscany
    Since the 11th Century the Borgo di Castelvecchio or ‘village of the old castle’ has been dominated by the structure that bears its name.

    Lord Coe loves Hungerford
    Olympic medal winner and Chairman of FIFA's Ethics Committee, Sebastian Coe was at the opening of Hungerford's Barrs Yard on Friday.

    Why live in Hungerford?
    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.

    Hungerford Townsite, review and preview
    TOWNSITE has become the go-to destination for everything local.

    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