Things To Do

The French Market on Hungerford High Street, Town & Manor

Things to do in and around Hungerford

Educational walks & talks

We care for a large and richly diverse expanse of countryside and waterway in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Why not join us on one of our informative walks and talks to find out more about the natural environment and wildlife, how it’s managed, and the local history.

A child is identifying water wildlife collected in a tray, using a printed identification sheet, on a Wildlife safari event with Town and Manor of Hungerford

River dipping, part of our fun discovery day for younger nature enthusiasts

 

All this, just a stone’s throw from Hungerford High Street!

Booking:

If you’re interested in booking a conservation or historical educational walk or demonstration for your group, please call Robert James on 07778 139948.

Most of our events don’t require booking, you can just turn up. For those that do, please call the number shown in the event information above. For any other information about our events, please call Sally Wallington on 07932 322163.

February

Winter Top Fruit Pruning – – Sat February 3rd 2108 and Sunday, February 4th 2018 ( Repeat of Saturdays course)

Course registrations and starts 10.00-12.30pm (theory) ( At: Hungerford Town Hall, High Street Hungerford RG17 0NF) 1pm Lunch – 2-4pm ( practical) in the orchard.
£85 per day (inc VAT) which will include lunch.

Join Orchard Arborist, Pomologist and owner of the Heritage Fruit Tree Company Nursery – Andy Howard for a day’s training course to learn the theory and practice of Winter Pruning. (Andy grew up in Hungerford and now lives across the Border in North Oxfordshire but returns on a regular basis to work in, and design and plant Orchards throughout Berkshire.)
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Learn the theory, skills and practice of winter pruning for fruit trees such as apple and pear. Discover the different methods and techniques used to shape fruit trees, control their size and influence their productivity. Find out when and how to apply these to suit different circumstances and different types of top fruit. Learn the difference between winter and summer pruning and when and how to prune pip fruit and stone fruit.

You can learn these new skills and put them into practice with hands on tuition whilst working on Hungerford’s beautiful Picket Mead-Heritage orchard, working on unique fruit trees left untouched without any pruning undertaken during the past 60/70 years.

Gain these skills yourself and help to get the confidence to apply them in your own orchard, garden or community orchard. Or, why not help a neighbour get their fruit trees into shape?

The pruning course will cover all you need to know on pruning : From working on these majestic old trees, formative pruning on any newly planted future trees and how to practice a form of renewal and restorative pruning.

If you are thinking of just planting one tree, or an orchard all the information and hands on practical learnt will be useful when selecting your trees and also knowing how to manage them afterwards throughout their life and into maturity.

This is a winter pruning course but we will also look at how it relates to summer pruning and how both are important in the management of your fruit trees, cordons, fans and espaliers.

 

Events Calendar

22nd January 2018
  • Gastronicks meeting

    22nd January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
    Magistrates Room

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  • HTC - neighbourhood plan mtg

    22nd January 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Corn Exchange

    Clearing down

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23rd January 2018
  • Marcus

    23rd January 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • HTC

    23rd January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Clearing down

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  • Land Management & Commons Committee

    23rd January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall

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24th January 2018
  • Historical Association

    24th January 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Monthly meeting

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  • Yoga with Judith

    24th January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Regular 'masterclass' of Yoga - please call Judith on 07900 026598 for more info

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25th January 2018
  • Ark

    25th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • Robert james

    25th January 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Town hall

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  • Rock choir

    25th January 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Main Hall

    Start up for local singers - please contact www.rockchoir.com or call Kat 01252 917814

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  • Theatre company

    25th January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    25th January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Town Hall

    Weekly local camera group meeting - please call Kelly on 07818 769121 for more information

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26th January 2018
  • Lis Allen TB

    26th January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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27th January 2018
  • Hunger4antiques

    27th January 2018 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Monthly antique market

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  • Anne Dunn - burns night

    27th January 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Main hall

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28th January 2018
  • Flea market

    28th January 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Main Hall

    Kathy's indoor market

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29th January 2018
  • HTC

    29th January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Clearing down

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31st January 2018
  • Theatre company

    31st January 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Town Hall

    Meeting

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  • Yoga with Judith

    31st January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Regular 'masterclass' of Yoga - please call Judith on 07900 026598 for more info

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1st February 2018
  • Rock choir

    1st February 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Main Hall

    Start up for local singers - please contact www.rockchoir.com or call Kat 01252 917814

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  • Theatre company

    1st February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    1st February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Weekly local camera group meeting - please call Kelly on 07818 769121 for more information

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2nd February 2018
  • Church Cafe

    2nd February 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Magistrates room

    Church on the Rock Cafe - open to all from 10am-12pm

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3rd February 2018
  • Rug Sale

    3rd February 2018-4th February 2018 @ 
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Avakian Carpets - access from

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  • Orchard pruning course

    3rd February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Town Hall

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4th February 2018
  • Rug Sale

    3rd February 2018-4th February 2018 @ 
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Avakian Carpets - access from

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  • Orchard pruning course

    4th February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Town Hall

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5th February 2018
  • HTC - Full Council

    5th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Town Hall

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6th February 2018
  • Fishery Committee

    6th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall

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7th February 2018
  • Gastronicks deli

    7th February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:05 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • Yoga with Judith

    7th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Regular 'masterclass' of Yoga - please call Judith on 07900 026598 for more info

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8th February 2018
  • Rock choir

    8th February 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Main Hall

    Start up for local singers - please contact www.rockchoir.com or call Kat 01252 917814

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  • Theatre company

    8th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    8th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Weekly local camera group meeting - please call Kelly on 07818 769121 for more information

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9th February 2018
  • Crown mews

    9th February 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Private meeting for Crown Mews residents

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12th February 2018
  • Ladies luncheon

    12th February 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Corn exchange

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  • HTC

    12th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Clearing down

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13th February 2018
  • Marketing Committee

    13th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall

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15th February 2018
  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    15th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Weekly local camera group meeting - please call Kelly on 07818 769121 for more information

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17th February 2018
  • Flea market

    17th February 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Main Hall

    Kathy's indoor market

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19th February 2018
  • Finance Committee

    19th February 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    Town Hall

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20th February 2018
  • School evacuee day

    20th February 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Speenhamland - main hall

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  • HTC

    20th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Clearing down

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  • Trustee Board Meeting

    20th February 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Town Hall

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21st February 2018
  • Gastronicks deli

    21st February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:05 pm
    Magistrates Room

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  • Yoga with Judith

    21st February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Regular 'masterclass' of Yoga - please call Judith on 07900 026598 for more info

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