Things To Do

The French Market on Hungerford High Street, Town & Manor

Things to do in and around Hungerford…

 

SECRETS OF THE RIVER EARLY MORNING WALK

Saturday 30 June  6:30am      St Lawrence’s Church

Rob Starr, River Keeper for the Town & Manor of Hungerford leads an exploration of the Dun, a chalk stream which is a globally rare habitat abundant with wildlife. See wild brown trout and grayling and go river dipping for bullhead and a fascinating variety of invertebrates including caddis and freshwater shrimp.

Meet at St Lawrence’s Church, 6.30am. Wellies advisable.
Free entry (for walk only)
Breakfast – £5 a ticket – buy online from HADCAF here or from Newbury Building Society in Hungerford or by calling 01488 683667


GO BATTY WALK

Tuesday 3 July  8:45pm      Eddington Marsh

Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group will introduce some live bats before leading a stroll along the river on Eddington Marsh to see and hear various species of bats with the aid of high-powered torches and bat detectors.

This is a very popular event run by the Town & Manor of Hungerford and numbers are limited. Wear suitable footwear and bring a torch.

Meet in the fisherman’s car park opposite the Shell garage on the A4, Hungerford at 8.45pm.
£5 a ticket – buy online from HADCAF here or from Newbury Building Society in Hungerford or by calling 01488 683667


EDDINGTON MARSH WALK

Thursday 5 July  7:30pm      Eddington Marsh

Landscape, History and Wildlife Walk

Join the wildlife team and the Town & Manor of Hungerford for a one-off opportunity this year to walk around the marsh, a fascinating and ancient area managed for farming and wildlife.

Meet in the fisherman’s car park opposite the Shell garage on the A4. Wellies are advisable.
Free entry (no ticket required)

 

SUMMER FRUIT PRUNING COURSE


Saturday 7 July  09.45 – 16.00
Hungerford Town Hall

 

SUMMER WILDFLOWERS WALK

Thursday 12 July  6:00pm      St Lawrence’s Church

Hungerford and Freeman’s Marshes are protected sites and home to a wide variety of habitats supporting an abundance of plants.

Lois Pihlens will guide you around these special areas and help you identify flowers such as southern marsh orchids, ragged robin, wild angelica. Hear also how the Town & Manor of Hungerford is conserving these areas for future generations with help from Natural England.

Meet at St Lawrence’s Church.
Free entry – no ticket required.

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Event for Royal Agricultural University
Friday 26 April
Chalk stream fishery management
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Event for Hungerford Beavers
Tuesday 12 June
River dipping
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Event for Great Shefford Young farmers
Wednesday 11 July
Eddington Marsh and river
Wildlife conservation and habitat management
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Event for visitors from the Netherlands
Friday 31August
Trailer Ride Hungerford Common Port Down
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GO BATTY
Friday 7 September, 7.15pm – 9.15pm
Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group will introduce you to some live captive bats before leading a stroll along the Kennet and Avon Canal to see and hear various species of bats with the aid of high-powered torches and bat detectors.
Wear suitable footwear and bring a torch.
This is a very popular event and numbers are limited.
Further details will be provided on booking.
To book your place please call 07932 322163.
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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.

Events Calendar

21st June 2018
  • Rock choir

    21st June 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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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    21st June 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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24th June 2018
  • Flea market

    24th June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Main Hall

    Kathy's indoor market

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25th June 2018
  • Chain AGM

    25th June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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26th June 2018
  • Bookshop

    26th June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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27th June 2018
  • Historical Association

    27th June 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Monthly meeting

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  • Yoga with Judith

    27th June 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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28th June 2018
  • NWD - LAG Meeting

    28th June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Town Hall

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  • Rock choir

    28th June 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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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    28th June 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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29th June 2018
30th June 2018
  • Hunger4antiques

    30th June 2018 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Monthly antique market

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  • World village market

    30th June 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1st July 2018 @ 7:00 pm
    High street

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1st July 2018
  • World village market

    30th June 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1st July 2018 @ 7:00 pm
    High street

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2nd July 2018
  • HTC - Full Council

    2nd July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Town Hall

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4th July 2018
  • Wednesday Flea Market

    4th July 2018 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    1st Wednesday of the month

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  • Yoga with Judith

    4th July 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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5th July 2018
  • Rock choir

    5th July 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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  • Jed meeting x 4

    5th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 6th July 2018 @ 3:00 am
    Town hall

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6th July 2018
  • Church Cafe

    6th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Magistrates room

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

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  • HADCAF

    6th July 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 11:05 pm
    Main hall

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  • Jed meeting x 4

    5th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 6th July 2018 @ 3:00 am
    Town hall

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7th July 2018
  • Camera club - HADCAF

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

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  • Tree pruning course

    7th July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Town hall

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  • James - rug sale

    7th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 8th July 2018 @ 6:00 pm
    Main Hall

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8th July 2018
  • James - rug sale

    7th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 8th July 2018 @ 6:00 pm
    Main Hall

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9th July 2018
  • Ladies luncheon

    9th July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Corn exchange

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  • HTC

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

    Clearing down

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10th July 2018
  • HADCAF

    10th July 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:05 pm
    Magistrates Room

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11th July 2018
  • RBL

    11th July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Veranda

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  • Ark

    11th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Town Hall

    20 tea/coffee biscuits.

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  • Yoga with Judith

    11th July 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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12th July 2018
  • Rock choir

    12th July 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Main Hall

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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    12th July 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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13th July 2018
  • HCC

    13th July 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Main Hall

    hungerford comedy club. Fantastic night out!

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  • Hungerford games night

    13th July 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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14th July 2018
  • Camera club - HADCAF

    14th July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Town Hall

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  • Flea market

    14th July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Main Hall

    Kathy's indoor market

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  • HADCAF

    14th July 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 11:05 pm
    Main Hall

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15th July 2018
  • HADCAF - Town band

    15th July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Main hall

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17th July 2018
  • HTC

    17th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Clearing down

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18th July 2018
  • Yoga with Judith

    18th July 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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19th July 2018
  • Private party

    19th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    Jillquiggin@waitrose.com

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  • Rock choir

    19th July 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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  • Camera club - weekly Thursday meeting

    19th July 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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Please let us know if you have an event happening in or around Hungerford that you’d like to share with your local community. Click here to email us or call 07880 311731.