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  • 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...

    The story of MI5's greatest spymaster

    Wednesday, 03 May 2017.

    Maxwell Knight (photo credit: Wikipedia.org) Book Talk Hungerford Town Hall 25th May In the 1930s maverick MI5 officer M. Maxwell Knight recruited two remarkable female spies to penetrate the Br...

    Trollope returns to Hungerford

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017.

    After a sell-out event several years ago, bestselling author Joanna Trollope returns to Hungerford to talk about her new novel, City of Friends on Wednesday 12th April at 8pm in the Croft Hall. Des...

    Mothering Sunday - Make a day of it

    Tuesday, 14 March 2017.

    For most of us, giving our mothers a bunch of flowers and a card or taking her down the pub for lunch equals duties discharged and the woman we are supposedly celebrating will likely as not, still s...

    Fabulous literary line-up

    Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

    The month of June sees a trio of riveting author events come to town courtesy of the ever-reliable Hungerford Bookshop and Arts for Hungerford. The first, on June 15th, 7.30pm in Hungerford Town H...

    Easter egg hunt

    Thursday, 13 April 2017.

    Keeping the children entertained and finding things for them to do during the school holidays is a perennial headache for parents...

    Annual Town Meeting - Have your say

    Wednesday, 15 March 2017.

    Do you have an opinion or question about your town? If so, this could be your opportunity to have your voice heard. Hungerford Town Council's Annual Town Meeting is being held on Thursday, 23rd Marc...

    The Wild Other comes to Hungerford

    Wednesday, 01 March 2017.

    Writer, broadcaster, journalist and mother of five, Clover Stroud will be talking about her memoir, The Wild Other, in an exclusive event at the Hungerford Town Hall on Wednesday 29th March, 7.30pm-9p...

    Jane Austen Weekend in Kintbury 24th-25th June

    Tuesday, 30 May 2017.

    It is a little known fact that famous regency author Jane Austen had strong ties to Kintbury dating from her sister Cassandra's engagement to Tom Fowle, son of Kintbury vicar, the Reverend Thomas Fow...

    Passion and Easter Services in Hungerford

    Thursday, 13 April 2017.

    As we begin Holy Week, churches across Hungerford are gearing up for the most important celebration in the liturgical calendar. As well as the services listed below, the four churches of Hungerford...
    Free books hidden around Hungerford
    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 event

    An audience with Stewart Hofgartner
    Hungerford’s most colourful and arguably, most knowledgeable antique dealer will be sharing experiences from his extraordinary life and taking questions from the audience at the Hungerford Historical Society AGM on Wednesday 28th June at 7pm in the Corn Exchange.

    Ben Waters, Saturday 15 July HADCAF
    In a twenty five year career in which he has established himself as one of Europe’s supreme boogie piano players, Ben Waters creates a rollicking sound influenced by the rock and roll greats.

    Wessex Male Choir, Saturday July 1st HADCAF
    There are few things more stirring than a choir going at full pelt and Hungerford gets the chance to listen to one of the finest when the Wessex Male Choir comes to town on 1st July

    HADCAF 2017
    The reliably wonderful Hungerford and District Arts Festival has now published its 2017 programme which runs from Friday 30th June to Sunday 16th July, and what a line-up.

     Go Batty Walk - HADCAF
    We’re all mad for a bat and on 4th July the people of Hungerford get the opportunity to have an expert-led stroll along the river on Eddington Marsh to see and hear various species with the aid of high-powered torches and bat detectors.

    Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers
    A huge hit on the festival circuit, Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers are a six-piece band from Oxford, playing a mixture of bluegrass, Americana and roots music.

    Fabulous literary line-up
    The month of June sees a trio of riveting author events come to town courtesy of the ever-reliable Hungerford Bookshop and Arts for Hungerford.

    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.

    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.

    Is now a good time to sell my house?
    It's the 64 million dollar question and one which solicits a variety of answers depending on the source, but there is broad consensus around a few key facts

    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