Explore Hungerford

  • Events

  • 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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...
    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”.

    VIP access at Donnington Country Club
    Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

    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.

    Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
    Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

    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