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.

Go batty walk – Friday 25th August 7:45-9.45pm – Freeman’s Marsh
Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group will introduce some live bats before leading a stroll along the canal on Freeman’s 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 and numbers are limited, please contact Sally Wallington on 07932 322163 to book your place. We advise wearing warm clothing, suitable footwear and please bring a torch.

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

Children’s wildlife safari – Friday 1st September 10.30am-12.30pm – Freeman’s Marsh
Come mini beast hunting and river dipping in Freeman’s Marsh. Explore the wonderful world of insects in the meadows and the river. All equipment supplied. All children must be accompanied by an adult and this event is suitable for children aged 7-16.

Numbers are limited, please contact Sally Wallington on 07932 322163 to book your place.

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Growing willows for cricket bats – Saturday 7th October 10am-12noon – Eddington Marsh Guided Walk
John Surridge grows willow trees to make cricket bats which are sold all over the world. Come and find out more about this local rural craft and how the trees – Salix Alba Caerulea, a fast-growing willow – are managed and processed.

Meet in the Fisherman’s car park, opposite the Shell garage, off the A4, Bath Road, Hungerford.

Chalk stream management – Monday 16th October – Rivers Dun and Kennet
This is a private event for The Royal Agricultural University.

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.

August

Friday 25th – Go batty walk – 7.45-9.45pm, an evening walk where you’re usually guaranteed to see and hear bats, with experts Dave Endacott, Robert James & Sally Wallington. See Educational walks & talks above for more information.
Scything day with training – Date and time to be confirmed – Eddington Marsh, with Flora Local & Sue Everett.

September

Friday 1st – Children’s wildlife safari – 10.30am-12.30pm – Mini beasts and river dipping, with Sally Wallington & Adrian Hickman. See Educational walks & talks above for more information.

October

Saturday 7th – Growing willows for cricket bats – 10am-12noon with John Sunridge & Robert James. See Educational walks & talks above for more information.
Monday 16th – Chalk stream management walk with Royal Agricultural University, with Robert James & Rob Starr. See Educational walks & talks above for more information.
Grayling fishing training with Retiring Forces Servicemen – Date and time to be confirmed, with Robert James & Rob Starr.

November

Grayling fishing – Date and time to be confirmed, with Robert James & Rob Starr.

24th August 2017
  • Camera club - weekly meeting

    24th August 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Camera Club - Magistrates Room

    Their weekly meeting - need access to Jed's office

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26th August 2017
  • Piglet Antique Fair

    26th August 2017 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Monthly antique market

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28th August 2017
  • Lottie Burke technique

    28th August 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Magistrates room

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31st August 2017
  • NHS Blood Donors

    31st August 2017 @ 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
    Main Hall

    Blood Donor session - appointment only

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  • Jed - Town and Manor

    31st August 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Town Hall

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  • Camera club - weekly meeting

    31st August 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Camera Club - Magistrates Room

    Their weekly meeting - need access to Jed's office

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1st September 2017
  • Church Cafe

    1st September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    magistrates room

    Can be moved to main hall if required

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2nd September 2017
  • Rug Sale

    2nd September 2017 - 3rd September 2017
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Avakian Carpets - access from

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  • Heather - Anthony Nolan trust

    2nd September 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Veranda

    Needs 3 tables - pay on day.

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3rd September 2017
  • Rug Sale

    2nd September 2017 - 3rd September 2017
    Corn Exchange Hall

    Avakian Carpets - access from

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  • Flag - merchant navy

    3rd September 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Flag pole

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  • Veranda Nick Lumley

    3rd September 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Veranda

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4th September 2017
  • Lottie Burke technique

    4th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Magistrates room

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5th September 2017
  • Land Management & Commons Committee

    5th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall

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  • HTC

    5th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

    HTC Meeting

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6th September 2017
  • Wednesday Flea Market

    6th September 2017 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Corn Exchange Hall

    1st Wednesday of the month

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  • Yoga with Judith

    6th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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7th September 2017
  • Camera club - weekly meeting

    7th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Camera Club - Magistrates Room

    Their weekly meeting - need access to Jed's office

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9th September 2017
  • Private Party

    9th September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10th September 2017 12:30 am
    Main Hall and magistrates room

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10th September 2017
  • Private Party

    9th September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10th September 2017 12:30 am
    Main Hall and magistrates room

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11th September 2017
  • Lottie Burke technique

    11th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Magistrates room

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12th September 2017
  • Bookshop

    12th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Corn exchange

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  • Buildings Committee

    12th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall

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13th September 2017
  • Town & Manor Finance & Trustee Meeting

    13th September 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
    Town Hall

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  • Yoga with Judith

    13th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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14th September 2017
  • Camera club - weekly meeting

    14th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Camera Club - Magistrates Room

    Their weekly meeting - need access to Jed's office

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15th September 2017
  • Comedy Night

    15th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Town Hall

    Graeme - Comedy night trial price of £100 to seat approx. 60

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16th September 2017
  • Flea market

    16th September 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Main Hall

    Kathy's indoor market

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18th September 2017
  • Lottie Burke technique

    18th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Magistrates room

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19th September 2017
  • NWD - LAG Meeting

    19th September 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Town Hall

    Dawn Hamblin - x 18 delegates

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  • Finance Committee

    19th September 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    Town Hall

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  • Trustee Board Meeting

    19th September 2017 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Town Hall

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20th September 2017
  • A4H

    20th September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Town Hall

    Art gallery demonstartion for local artists and for the commmunity and public

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  • Yoga with Judith

    20th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Magistrates Room

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21st September 2017
  • A4H

    21st September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Town Hall

    Art gallery demonstartion for local artists and for the commmunity and public

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  • A4H - Veranda

    21st September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Veranda

    Local artisit promoting the art gallery show on in here

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  • Camera club - weekly meeting

    21st September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Camera Club - Magistrates Room

    Their weekly meeting - need access to Jed's office

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22nd September 2017
  • A4H

    22nd September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Town Hall

    Art gallery demonstartion for local artists and for the commmunity and public

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  • A4H - Veranda

    22nd September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Veranda

    Local artisit promoting the art gallery show on in here

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23rd September 2017
  • A4H

    23rd September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Town Hall

    Art gallery demonstartion for local artists and for the commmunity and public

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Town & Manor Meetings

2017 Meetings

January 3rd – Fishery Committee
January 11th – Trustees and Finance Committee
January 17th – Buildings Committee
January 18th – Commons Committee

February 7th – Fishery Committee
February 8th – Trustees and Finance Committee
February 14th – Buildings Committee

March 7th – Fishery Committee
March 8th – Trustees and Finance Committee
March 14th – Buildings Committee
March 15th – Commons Committee

April 4th – Fishery Committee
April 9th – Commons Clear-up – 10am South Gate
April 11th – Croft Committee
April 12th – Trustees and Finance Committee
April 18th – Buildings Committee

May 2nd – Fishery Committee
May 10th – Trustees and Finance Committee
May 16th – Buildings Committee
May 17th – Commons Committee

June 6th – Fishery Committee
June 14th – Trustees and Finance Committee
June 20th – Buildings Committee

July 4th – Fishery Committee
July 12th – Trustees and Finance Committee
July 18th – Buildings Committee
July 19th – Commons Committee

August 9th – Finance Committee

September 5th – Fishery Committee
September 13th – Trustees and Finance Committee
September 19th – Buildings Committee
September 20th – Commons Committee

October 3rd – Fishery Committee
October 11th – Trustees and Finance Committee
October 17th – Buildings Committee and Croft Committee

November 7th – Fishery Committee
November 8th – Trustees and Finance Committee
November 14th – Buildings Committee
November 15th – Commons Committee

December 5th – Fishery Committee
December 13th – Trustees and Finance Committee
December 19th – Buildings Committee

2017 Additional Dates

February 28th – Sanden Fee AGM and Watercress Supper
April 6th – Fishery Poaching Seminar
April 8th – Fishery Supper
April 18th – Hocktide Jury Selection
April 21st – Macaroni Supper
April 24th – Ale Tasting
April 25th – Hocktide
April 28th – Court Leet
April 30th – Constable’s Day
June 16th – 400 Year Feoffment Celebration

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 07932 322163.