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Fri 29
June
Comedy ClubComedy Club

Hungerford Comedy Club rounds off its first year with a mixture of stand-up styles including sets from Sunjai Arif and Jay Handley, and regular MC Graeme Coulam. An engaging storyteller, Sunjai quickly wins over audiences with his warm personality. Jay is a regular at some of the UK's very best venues and has twice been a finalist in the Birmingham New Act of the Year Awards - although he did not win, what he lost in potential accolades he has gained in a zen-like acceptance of his place in the world.

...can go toe to toe with some of the funniest stand up skits I've seen - EdFringeReview.com

A top class comic with a great mix of material; his gags are imaginative, polished and proper proper funny - 4GoodComedians


Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets £9.00. Online box office is at www.hungerfordcomedyclub.org.uk Tickets (cash only) from LJ Smith Accountants.

Corn Exchange 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5096
Fri 29
June
Graham Harvey: In Search of Countryside TreasureGraham Harvey: In Search of Countryside Treasure

An evening with Graham Harvey, Ambridge's 'Minister of Agriculture' With music by Alastair Collingwood Writer of over 600 episodes of The Archers - the world's longest-running radio soap opera - and creator of some of its most memorable storylines and characters, Graham Harvey looks back on his time with the programme and explains how it is created. Fans will enjoy the light-hearted pub quiz on the show! With live music, songs and readings from his stage play, No Finer Life, Graham explores our relationship with the countryside. "Farming," he says, "the state of the land, its impact on the countryside and the quality of the food it produces, and our individual health are inextricably linked. Getting it right is perhaps the most important challenge of the 21st century. Deciding what we do, even discussing it, should not be left to politicians, industry or those working the land alone. Everyone should be part of a great debate." A discussion and Q&A session on rural life concludes the evening. One of the most influential campaigners on rural matters in the UK, Graham writes for The Sunday Times, New Scientist, and Country Life, and for three years he wrote the 'Old Muckspreader' column in Private Eye. The author of We Want Real Food and The Carbon Fields, his views have reached national prominence (the current Minister for Agriculture is a confirmed disciple!). His other plays include The Darkness of the Sun, the story of the writer Henry Williamson.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5097
Sat 30
June
Secrets of the River - Early morning walkSecrets of the River - Early morning walk

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.

Followed by a delicious fried breakfast cooked by the 1st Hungerford Brownies in the Croft Hall at 8.00am

Please note that the walk is free and no ticket is required The tickets you can buy are for the breakfast (which is optional!)



Meet at St Lawrence's Church. Wellies advisable. Sorry, no dogs.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

St Lawrence's Church 
6:30am

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5098
Sat 30
June
Chilton Foliat Garden TrailChilton Foliat Garden Trail

Eleven village gardens open from 10am-4pm. Discover the hidden gems that lie beyond the garden gate, ranging from classic cottage plots to formal borders, quirky havens to riverside vistas. Refreshments available in the Village Hall 11am-4pm courtesy of Chilton Foliat WI. Tickets £5 per adult, accompanied children free. No dogs please Tickets and map available from The Birches, Chilton Foliat RG17 0TE t. 01488 684038 Parking available at The Birches, the Wheatsheaf and the School
Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5101
Sat 30
June
The Wheatsheaf GalleryThe Wheatsheaf Gallery

The Wheatsheaf launches their new Gallery Space with a solo exhibition by Brighton-based landscape artist Lily Rigby,
The Wheatsheaf, Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5100
Sat 30
June
Exhibition: 23 Local ArtistsExhibition: 23 Local Artists

Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.

Curated by David H Jones

Artists: Shirley Cartey, Jane Corbett, Amy Malikov, Sandra Cook, Rowan Whimster, Susan Kirkman, Sue Acworth, Micky Thompson, Patty Medlin, Theresa Hing, Normandy Barcelo Soto, Andi Mulholland, Helen Colling, David H Jones, Elizabeth Davis, Hilary Reem, Diana Barraclough, Rosemary Trigwell, Claire Acworth, Arran Miles, Diccon Dadey, Susie Whimster, Rosalind Hewitt


Open: Saturday and Sunday 30 June/1 July, 7/8, 14/15 July
Parking, wheelchair access, garden.

The Birches, Chilton Foliat  
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5099
Sat 30
June
KAST OFF KINKSKAST OFF KINKS

The Kast Off Kinks are actual former members of the iconic rock band 'The Kinks', back together playing great music and reliving the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name This great line-up features Mick Avory (original drummer on all the classic hits from 1964-84), Ian Gibbons (keyboards/vocals Kinks 80s & 90s and still works with Sir Ray Davies), John Dalton (bass/vocals Kinks 60s & 70s), Dave Clarke (guitar/vocals, previously with the Beach Boys, Noel Redding Band and Tim Rose). Expect all the hits including: You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Days, Waterloo Sunset, Come Dancing, All Day and All of the Night plus many more ... A great night out, not to be missed!


Tickets £15.00 available here or via the website.

John O'Gaunt School 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5102
Sun 1
July
HADCAF Fish TrailHADCAF Fish Trail

Find 24 hidden fish on Hungerford High Street during the Festival (29june – 15 July).

Rewards for completed forms.

Further fish trail activities at St Lawrence’s Church at 10am Sunday 15 July

St Lawrence's Church 
10:00am

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5245
Sun 1
July
Hungerford Harey 8 RunHungerford Harey 8 Run

The Hungerford Harey 8 has become a regular event on the West Berkshire running scene and is a part of the annual "Run West Berks" series of races, held over early summer. The 8 mile, multi-terrain race, starts and finishes at the triangle field (rugby club). Over its short but successful history, it has been heralded as extremely friendly and very well organized. In addition to the main race, there is a Children's Fun Run with prizes for all participants. Follow the website link for details and entry information.
Triangle Field 
10:00am

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5105
Sun 1
July
The Wheatsheaf GalleryThe Wheatsheaf Gallery

The Wheatsheaf launches their new Gallery Space with a solo exhibition by Brighton-based landscape artist Lily Rigby,
The Wheatsheaf, Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5104
Sun 1
July
Exhibition: 23 Local ArtistsExhibition: 23 Local Artists

Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.

Curated by David H Jones

Artists: Shirley Cartey, Jane Corbett, Amy Malikov, Sandra Cook, Rowan Whimster, Susan Kirkman, Sue Acworth, Micky Thompson, Patty Medlin, Theresa Hing, Normandy Barcelo Soto, Andi Mulholland, Helen Colling, David H Jones, Elizabeth Davis, Hilary Reem, Diana Barraclough, Rosemary Trigwell, Claire Acworth, Arran Miles, Diccon Dadey, Susie Whimster, Rosalind Hewitt


Open: Saturday and Sunday 30 June/1 July, 7/8, 14/15 July
Parking, wheelchair access, garden.

The Birches, Chilton Foliat  
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5103
Sun 1
July
Singing Workshop with Sarah CopeSinging Workshop with Sarah Cope

Come and sing! All welcome - no experience necessary. Since 1997, Sarah has been the Director of Music at St Nicolas Parish Church, Newbury, where she has grown the church choir to over 40 members, both Juniors and Adults. The choir performs regularly for all Sunday Services as well as for special civic and Newbury Festival services.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

The Croft Hall 
2:00 - 4:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5106
Sun 1
July
Film Night - Maudie (12)Film Night - Maudie (12)

MAUDIE, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. MAUDIE charts Everett's efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maudie's deep and abiding love for this difficult man and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter. "This sensitive, beautifully acted film lingers long after the final frame. And the Newfoundland locations are breathtaking." Trailer available here

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5108
Sun 1
July
Ashworth & Rattenbury - Guitar RecitalAshworth & Rattenbury - Guitar Recital

Ashworth & Rattenbury Guitars began playing as a duo to prepare music for a celebration of composer Milton Babbitt's centenary in 2016. Their performance was recorded for later broadcast by BBC Radio 3's 'Hear & Now' show, and they also performed Babbitt's music at further concerts. Inspired to explore the guitar duet repertoire further, they now perform a wide range of music for two guitars. This includes arrangements of baroque keyboard music, well-known classical guitar duets, choros from Latin America, and works by the American minimalists. Both guitarists are also members of the Sussex Guitar Quartet.

Jon Rattenbury is an active guitarist and music educator. He has wide experience as a performer on electric and classical guitar and as a music tutor. Jon has worked as a music examiner for RSL and the International Baccalaureate Organisation, and has recently worked as a music consultant for ABRSM, helping to develop a new popular music syllabus. Jon completed his Masters in music at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has interests in both historical and contemporary musicology. In 2014, the Lute Society published Jon's critical edition of 17th century baroque guitar songs from the library of Samuel Pepys at Magdalene College, Cambridge.

Brian Ashworth studied classical guitar, piano, and harmony, benefiting greatly from his studies with Robert Brightmore at music college in London. Professional projects have included TV and radio work with composer Karl Jenkins, working from Olympic Studios in London. His recent focus has remained in contemporary music and education, working in Brighton as a guitar, bass, drum kit and ukulele teacher. Brian also travels internationally as a performer, presenter, and educator. He has played and recorded with many ensembles over the years, with particular interest in 'Early' and 'Late' periods of music.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Our Lady of Lourdes 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5107
Mon 2
July
Roger Phillips - Wild CookingRoger Phillips - Wild Cooking

An illustrated talk based on Roger's forthcoming book Wild Cooking, which covers mushrooms, edible flowers, newly discovered vegetables, drinks, and cooking over wood fires outdoors.

The perfect companion to a day in the countryside!

The Croft Hall 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5109
Mon 2
July
Author talk - Joy RhoadesAuthor talk - Joy Rhoades

Join author Joy Rhoades as she talks about her engaging novel The Woolgrower's Companion.

Set in Australia in 1945 this the gripping story of one woman's fight to save her home, and a passionate tribute to Australia's landscape and its people. Bittersweet and inspired in part by her own grandmother’s experiences on a farm during WW2, this book makes a great summer read – why not bring along your book group?

"A heartbreaking tale, beautifully told. Magical" Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help

Tickets available from Hungerford Bookshop (01488 683480) & Hungerford Library (01488 682660)



Tickets £6.00 available here or via the website.

The Library 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5110
Tue 3
July
An Evening of Jazz - Rory McNeillAn Evening of Jazz - Rory McNeill

Rory is a local 19-year old jazz singer-songwriter whose rich, baritone voice offers a fresh take on the great Jazz Songbook fused with his own originality as a lyricist and storyteller. He has been gaining recognition in this genre and has been likened to Michael Bublé and Frank Sinatra. Rory and his band together with a few special guests present an evening of original music intertwined with jazz classics.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5111
Tue 3
July
Go Batty WalkGo Batty Walk

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. Sorry, no dogs.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Eddington Marsh 
8:45pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5112
Wed 4
July
A Musical Tribute to David BunneyA Musical Tribute to David Bunney

The United Reformed Church invites you to join them in a musical tribute to the late Reverend David Bunney, former minister of the URC. Everyone who knew David will know of his deep passion and knowledge of music. He was an active committee member of the HADCAF committee where his contributions and highly tuned sense of humour were much appreciated. Brian Sturtridge has put together an organ recital covering five centuries of the very best music to celebrate David's life. There will be refreshments after the recital plus an opportunity to share fond memories of David.
United Reformed Church 
3:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5113
Wed 4
July
The Joni Mitchell SongbookThe Joni Mitchell Songbook

Both Sides Now present The Joni Mitchell Songbook Of all the leading lights of the West Coast singer-songwriter movement, Joni Mitchell remains its most influential figure, with a body of work spanning folk to mainstream pop to modern jazz and back again. This comprehensive survey of Joni's career includes landmarks such as 'Big Yellow Taxi' (her most covered song), 'River' and 'A Case of You' (both from the breakthrough album Blue), the radio hits of 'Help Me' and 'Free Man In Paris', and the jazz-infused stylings of 'In France They Kiss On Main Street' and 'Coyote'. Both Sides Now brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, to explore the work of a musical genius.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5115
Wed 4
July
Bell Ringing WorkshopBell Ringing Workshop

The ringers of St. Lawrence's invite you to see bell ringing in action and try your hand at 'learning the ropes'. Children welcome with adult supervision.

Please note that there are 20 steps up to the ringing chamber.

Tickets £0.00 available here or via the website.

St Lawrence's Church 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5114
Thu 5
July
Hungerford Rock ChoirHungerford Rock Choir

A chance to listen to your friends and family in the recently formed Hungerford Rock Choir. In four-part harmony they will perform six recently perfected songs and will then be joined by a few key members from other local choirs.
Corn Exchange 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5117
Thu 5
July
Eddington Marsh WalkEddington Marsh Walk

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. Sorry, no dogs.
Eddington Marsh 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5116
Thu 5
July
London Suite - Newbury Dramatic SocietyLondon Suite - Newbury Dramatic Society

A Hyde Park hotel suite provides the fashionable setting for four individual short plays, each with a different tone. As London Suite veers from thriller to farce we meet an array of different characters, including a novelist holding his accountant at gunpoint, a rich widow on a rather odd date, a talk show host being reunited with her ex, and "the man on the floor". Sharp, witty dialogue and sympathetic characters make London Suite an unmissable production. Directed by Ian Martin. This amateur production of London Suite is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5118
Fri 6
July
Swing Out Swindon - Dance WorkshopSwing Out Swindon - Dance Workshop

Add some new moves to your repertoire with dance teachers Cliff and Erica, who have created their own style - Swing Dance - out of Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag, Modern Jive and Jazz Live. They are the perfect team to introduce both new students and those with previous experience to this infectious style of dance to music spanning the '20s through to the '50s. A great opportunity to dress the part too!

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Corn Exchange 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5119
Fri 6
July
The Hysterical Historical ShowThe Hysterical Historical Show

Cult theatre company and comedy duo LipService return to their stand-up roots in the Hysterical Historical Show a wacky whirlwind tour of Britain's female national treasures. Meet notorious gossip Mrs Gaskell and her timid friend Charlotte Bronte, learn about Marie Stopes and her little known friendship with Scott of the Antarctic, stage a protest with the ever radical Pankhursts, meet Georgian housekeeper and inventor of cuppa soup Elizabeth Raffald, Annie Horniman, creator of the modern repertory theatre, and many more. Nothing is sacred. But we hope you have been paying attention because there will be a quiz, not a very serious one, with points and points mean prizes. Part sketch show, part pub quiz this show has all the ingredients of a fun night out.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5120
Sat 7
July
Flower FestivalFlower Festival

The theme for this year's annual Flower Festival at St Lawrence's is "Film Titles" . Come and see the amazing creations - cameras essential!
St Lawrence's Church 
10:00am - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5125
Sat 7
July
The Wheatsheaf GalleryThe Wheatsheaf Gallery

The Wheatsheaf launches their new Gallery Space with a solo exhibition by Brighton-based landscape artist Lily Rigby,
The Wheatsheaf, Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5124
Sat 7
July
Exhibition: 23 Local ArtistsExhibition: 23 Local Artists

Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.

Curated by David H Jones

Artists: Shirley Cartey, Jane Corbett, Amy Malikov, Sandra Cook, Rowan Whimster, Susan Kirkman, Sue Acworth, Micky Thompson, Patty Medlin, Theresa Hing, Normandy Barcelo Soto, Andi Mulholland, Helen Colling, David H Jones, Elizabeth Davis, Hilary Reem, Diana Barraclough, Rosemary Trigwell, Claire Acworth, Arran Miles, Diccon Dadey, Susie Whimster, Rosalind Hewitt


Open: Saturday and Sunday 30 June/1 July, 7/8, 14/15 July
Parking, wheelchair access, garden.

The Birches, Chilton Foliat  
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5123
Sat 7
July
Garden Open - 87 High StreetGarden Open - 87 High Street

Relax in the lovely secret garden ( two medieval burgage plots). Small art exhibition, music, plants for sale, refreshments available


Entry £2 in aid of Noreen\'s Kids

87 High Street, Hungerford 
10:00am - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5122
Sat 7
July
Camera Workshop (part 1)Camera Workshop (part 1)

Brian Price and other members of Hungerford Camera Club present a two-part workshop on how to get the most from your digital camera and turn good photos into great photos. Both sessions will be practical, run mostly outdoors (weather permitting). There will be some classroom time to review photos and answer questions. Bring your camera (and the manual).

This is Part 1 (of 2). Your ticket covers both sessions - Part 2 is on Sat 14 July.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Magistrates Room in Town Hall building 
10:00am

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5121
Sat 7
July
Garden Open - Sanham Green CottageGarden Open - Sanham Green Cottage

Antique stone sculptures, a wildflower meadow and traditional vegetable potager make these gardens well worth a visit. Tea and coffee available. Entry £5, all proceeds to the Air Ambulance.
Sanham Green 
2:00 - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5127
Sat 7
July
Beginners' Quilting WorkshopBeginners' Quilting Workshop

Make a hand-quilted needle case with members of Kintbury Quilters who will demonstrate rotary cutting and different methods of transferring designs onto fabric, ready for hand-quilting. Maximum of twelve participants and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Ticket includes cost of materials supplied.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

The Library 
2:00 - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5126
Sat 7
July
Phoenix Brass Band - Open Air ConcertPhoenix Brass Band - Open Air Concert

Phoenix Brass was formed in 1993 by a small but enthusiastic group of players under the leadership of Musical Director David Watson to promote the enjoyment of brass band music. It has steadily grown in popularity and size and there is a great demand for its services. Join them for a relaxing afternoon listening to a range of all-time favourite tunes (in Village Hall if wet).
Froxfield Village Green 
3:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5128
Sat 7
July
Clive CollectiveClive Collective

Back by popular demand!

Those who have experienced the roof raising sound of the Clive Collective know exactly what to expect from this highly popular local band – rock classics with a unique slant. If you've not yet heard them you are in for a treat.

Milly and Sally's vocal harmonies totally complement the superb musical talents of Johnny Marter, Jimmy Johnson, Ian Mackay and Nick Bere.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5129
Sun 8
July
The Wheatsheaf GalleryThe Wheatsheaf Gallery

The Wheatsheaf launches their new Gallery Space with a solo exhibition by Brighton-based landscape artist Lily Rigby,
The Wheatsheaf, Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5131
Sun 8
July
Cycle rideCycle ride

Cycle the quiet lanes in and around Hungerford This cycle ride will be a sociable event, intending to bring awareness to and enjoyment from some of the quiet and peaceful country roads and lanes around Hungerford. The ride will be about twenty miles long and will be ridden at a slow to medium pace with regular stops to take in the beauty of the countryside. As some off-road riding is inevitable, sturdier tyres and frames are advised. All ages are welcome but children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Meet at the Croft Hall carpark. Bring coffee/cake money!
Croft Hall 
10:00am

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5132
Sun 8
July
Exhibition: 23 Local ArtistsExhibition: 23 Local Artists

Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.

Curated by David H Jones

Artists: Shirley Cartey, Jane Corbett, Amy Malikov, Sandra Cook, Rowan Whimster, Susan Kirkman, Sue Acworth, Micky Thompson, Patty Medlin, Theresa Hing, Normandy Barcelo Soto, Andi Mulholland, Helen Colling, David H Jones, Elizabeth Davis, Hilary Reem, Diana Barraclough, Rosemary Trigwell, Claire Acworth, Arran Miles, Diccon Dadey, Susie Whimster, Rosalind Hewitt


Open: Saturday and Sunday 30 June/1 July, 7/8, 14/15 July
Parking, wheelchair access, garden.

The Birches, Chilton Foliat  
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5130
Sun 8
July
Flower FestivalFlower Festival

The theme for this year's annual Flower Festival at St Lawrence's is "Film Titles".

Come and see the amazing creations – cameras essential!

St Lawrence's Church 
12:00 - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5133
Sun 8
July
Hungerford Allotments Open DayHungerford Allotments Open Day

Visit Hungerford's hidden gem that is the Marsh Lane Allotments. Wander through the vegetable plots, enjoy the flowers and wildlife. Visit our Open Day stalls and stop for a snack and a chat.

Sorry, no dogs.
Marsh Lane 
2:00 - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5134
Sun 8
July
Methodist Church ExhibitionMethodist Church Exhibition

1868-2018 - 150 years of the Methodist Church in Bridge Street How has Hungerford changed since 1868? The Methodist Church and Hungerford Historical Association exhibition charts changes in town and church over the years. Cream tea available in the Church Hall.
Methodist Church 
2:30 - 5:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5135
Sun 8
July
Sleeping Trees: World TourSleeping Trees: World Tour

Comedy trio Sleeping Trees have been travelling around the world! They've been scuba-diving at the Great Barrier Reef, trekking the ancient Inca trails of Peru and gone dogging in Blackpool. But what starts as an innocent journey of discovery soon leads to an intricate series of events, culminating in the secret mission to end all missions. A story of love, revenge and friendship, and by friendship, we mean revenge.

Love child of Monty Python and The League of Gentlemen(Time Out).

˜Phenomenal performers, brimming with verve and fizzing with invention (Chortle).

Winners of Merv's Spirit of the Fringe 2017.


Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5136
Mon 9
July
Alpines of the Western Pacific Coast - Kit StrangeAlpines of the Western Pacific Coast - Kit Strange

International speaker Kit Strange is responsible for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew's extensive alpine bulb collection. She has worked with colleagues in the Falklands to propagate native species and restore degraded habitats, and has recently returned from a month-long plant-hunting trip along the western Pacific Coast from Alaska to Denver.
The Croft Hall 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5137
Tue 10
July
Crescendo ChoirCrescendo Choir

Crescendo Choir invite you to enjoy the evocative and stirring work "The Mountain", along with other selected choral pieces. Composed by Paul Jarman and Bonnie Nilsson, the song cycle "The Mountain" celebrates the history of Cradle Mountain National Park and the lives of Gustav and Kate Weindorfer, who were inspired to preserve this precious natural resource for future generations. The work is being performed in various venues in England and Austria, Gustav Weindorfer's homeland. Crescendo is a non-profit Tasmanian Education Department choir whose members range in age from 7 to 19. The choir has previously performed in Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and in many Australian cities.
St Lawrence's Church 
6:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5138
Tue 10
July
Vintage Fashion EveningVintage Fashion Evening

Indulge yourself with some vintage retail therapy - you'll find hand-picked, original pieces of clothing, jewellery and accessories dating from the 1940s to the 1980s, along with a range of gorgeous vintage-inspired clothing and accessories.
Hungerford Arcade 
7:00 - 9:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5139
Tue 10
July
Comedy Workshop - Ian MacDonaldComedy Workshop - Ian MacDonald

The MC for Ethos Comedy in Newbury, Ian MacDonald leads this workshop for teenagers giving tips and pointers to help them get started on the comedy route. Ian has been gigging since he made 400 vicars laugh (at the same time!). Delivering his own brand of cheerful incredulity, he has been described as warm, full of heart and very very funny.

Limited tickets

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Magistrates Room in Town Hall building 
7:30 - 9:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5140
Wed 11
July
Chilton Estate TourChilton Estate Tour

This traditional rural estate is based on environmentally friendly low input arable farming and livestock grazing, together with active woodland, riverine and wildlife management. It has been in Entry level stewardship since 2005 and Higher level stewardship since 2010.

Tour on tractor and trailer.


Meet at New Hayward Farm, Hungerford Newtown RG17 0PZ (access from Old Hayward Lane only) Limited tickets. Sorry, no dogs.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the we

New Hayward Farm 
6:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5141
Wed 11
July
A British Songbook - Lucy GoddardA British Songbook - Lucy Goddard

Mezzo soprano Lucy Goddard and pianist Siwan Rhys present A British Songbook.

With a particular passion for celebrating lesser-known repertoire, the duo perform music ranging from the early 20th century to the current day including previously unpublished/unperformed songs by Morfydd Llwyn Owen (the centenary of whose death is commemorated this year) and Peter Pope, works by Rebecca Clarke, Elizabeth Machonchy, Nicola Lefanu, Lynne Plowman and Kerry Andrew. Fresh from an exploration of American song, they can’t wait to share these British gems with you.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5142
Thu 12
July
Summer Wildfowers WalkSummer Wildfowers Walk

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. Sorry, no dogs.
St Lawrence's Church 
6:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5143
Thu 12
July
Belshazzar's FeastBelshazzar's Feast

One of the best-loved duos in folk music, previous BBC Folk Awards Best Duo nominees Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional folk music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of pop and music hall, and top it off with a wry humour that has won them fans across the world.

Paul Sartin (of Bellowhead and Faustus) and Paul Hutchinson (of Pagoda Project) have together wowed audiences with their eclectic and eccentric mix of songs and tunes, and their between-songs chat guaranteed to send audiences home with smiles on their faces.

‘Their music is breathtaking and wickedly inventive and the between-tunes interchange as intelligent and hilarious as the music.’ Mike Harding


Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5144
Fri 13
July
Private PeacefulPrivate Peaceful

Told through the eyes of Private Thomas Peaceful, the story covers one night during the First World War. He recounts his memories of childhood and the horrors of the trenches as the hours move towards dawn and his unknown fate. Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse, the story is a moving celebration of life while underlining the senselessness of war. This amateur production of Private Peaceful (ensemble version) is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD. Tickets from Crown Needlework, phone 01488 684011 and online at hungerfordtheatre.com
The Royal British Legion 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5145
Fri 13
July
State of the Nation - Ayesha HazarikaState of the Nation - Ayesha Hazarika

Politics, power and how we lost the plot Ayesha Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the Labour Party as a Special Adviser working for Gordon Brown, Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband.

Since leaving front line politics she's become a much sought-after commentator writing for the FT, Guardian, Evening Standard, New Statesman and Grazia. Ayesha has also returned to her stand-up roots. Her one-woman show 'Tales from the Pink Bus' was a sell-out hit at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival and she's been in huge demand on TV and radio.

Ayesha lifts the lid on what life's really like behind the scenes at Westminster with brutal honesty and humour and asks what's next for British politics.

Not only is she extremely funny, but she uses her inside knowledge of the Labour machine to deadly effect. Though always sharp and on the money, she is never cruel and manages to create a world I never thought possible. Catch her if you can.
John Crace, The Guardian


Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Supper is avaiable before this event.

The Croft Hall 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5146
Sat 14
July
The Wheatsheaf GalleryThe Wheatsheaf Gallery

The Wheatsheaf launches their new Gallery Space with a solo exhibition by Brighton-based landscape artist Lily Rigby,
The Wheatsheaf, Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5149
Sat 14
July
Hungerford Tennis Club Centenary CelebrationHungerford Tennis Club Centenary Celebration

Come along to Hungerford Tennis Club as it celebrates its centenary with a series of special events over the weekend of the 14th/15th July, which coincides with the Wimbledon finals and is part of the nationwide LTA Open Weekend. See the Hungerford Tennis Club website for further details
Tennis Club 
10:00am - 4:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5150
Sat 14
July
Camera Workshop (part 2)Camera Workshop (part 2)

Brian Price and other members of Hungerford Camera Club present a two-part workshop on how to get the most from your digital camera and turn good photos into great photos. Both sessions will be practical, run mostly outdoors (weather permitting). There will be some classroom time to review photos and answer questions. Bring your camera (and the manual).


This is Part 2 (of 2). Your ticket covers both sessions - Part 1 is on Sat 7 July where you can purchase your ticket.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

Town Hall 
10:00am

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5147
Sat 14
July
Exhibition: 23 Local ArtistsExhibition: 23 Local Artists

Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.

Curated by David H Jones

Artists: Shirley Cartey, Jane Corbett, Amy Malikov, Sandra Cook, Rowan Whimster, Susan Kirkman, Sue Acworth, Micky Thompson, Patty Medlin, Theresa Hing, Normandy Barcelo Soto, Andi Mulholland, Helen Colling, David H Jones, Elizabeth Davis, Hilary Reem, Diana Barraclough, Rosemary Trigwell, Claire Acworth, Arran Miles, Diccon Dadey, Susie Whimster, Rosalind Hewitt


Open: Saturday and Sunday 30 June/1 July, 7/8, 14/15 July
Parking, wheelchair access, garden.

The Birches, Chilton Foliat  
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5148
Sat 14
July
Chinese Brush Painting WorkshopChinese Brush Painting Workshop

Presented by Stevie Franklin, this workshop provides an introduction to the various materials and brush strokes needed to obtain the subtle shading so typical of Chinese brush painting. We will be painting bamboo, one of the four most popular subjects for teaching beginners. If we have time we will have a go at pandas as well! Materials and equipment provided, but if you have watercolours please bring them along.

Limited tickets

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

The Library 
2:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5151
Sat 14
July
Kennet Opera presents Puccini ChunksKennet Opera presents Puccini Chunks

A celebration of the genius of Giacomo Puccini, whose thrilling melodies have consistently topped the opera popularity charts for the last century. Be enthralled by gorgeous extracts from his greatest hits - La Bohème, Tosca and Madame Butterfly - as well as many lesser-known gems. Scones and tea will be served in the interval - can there be a better way to spend a summer's afternoon?

Tickets £12.00 available here or via the website.

Our Lady of Lourdes 
4:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5152
Sat 14
July
Private PeacefulPrivate Peaceful

Told through the eyes of Private Thomas Peaceful, the story covers one night during the First World War. He recounts his memories of childhood and the horrors of the trenches as the hours move towards dawn and his unknown fate. Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse, the story is a moving celebration of life while underlining the senselessness of war. This amateur production of Private Peaceful (ensemble version) is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD. Tickets from Crown Needlework, phone 01488 684011 and online at hungerfordtheatre.com
The Royal British Legion 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5153
Sat 14
July
Dance Night with Apollo Big Band Dance Night with Apollo Big Band

Grab your dancing shoes for an evening of toe-tapping Big Band swing! Performing a full range of music from Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Glen Miller to the 'Rat Pack' era and contemporary arrangements, Apollo features top-class local musicians including jazz vocalist Steph Richardson The Band can be seen regularly at their popular 'Apollo@Stockcross' jazz evenings and at their annual showcase at the Newbury Corn Exchange.

Tickets £10.00 available here or via the website.

Corn Exchange 
8:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5154
Sun 15
July
Exhibition: 23 Local ArtistsExhibition: 23 Local Artists

Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.

Curated by David H Jones

Artists: Shirley Cartey, Jane Corbett, Amy Malikov, Sandra Cook, Rowan Whimster, Susan Kirkman, Sue Acworth, Micky Thompson, Patty Medlin, Theresa Hing, Normandy Barcelo Soto, Andi Mulholland, Helen Colling, David H Jones, Elizabeth Davis, Hilary Reem, Diana Barraclough, Rosemary Trigwell, Claire Acworth, Arran Miles, Diccon Dadey, Susie Whimster, Rosalind Hewitt


Open: Saturday and Sunday 30 June/1 July, 7/8, 14/15 July
Parking, wheelchair access, garden.

The Birches, Chilton Foliat  
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5155
Sun 15
July
The Wheatsheaf GalleryThe Wheatsheaf Gallery

The Wheatsheaf launches their new Gallery Space with a solo exhibition by Brighton-based landscape artist Lily Rigby,
The Wheatsheaf, Chilton Foliat 
10:00am - 4:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5156
Sun 15
July
Hungerford Tennis Club Centenary CelebrationHungerford Tennis Club Centenary Celebration

Come along to Hungerford Tennis Club as it celebrates its centenary with a series of special events over the weekend of the 14th/15th July, which coincides with the Wimbledon finals and is part of the nationwide LTA Open Weekend. See the Hungerford Tennis Club website for further details
Tennis Club 
10:00am - 4:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5157
Sun 15
July
Family gamesFamily games

A chance for the whole family to join in a selection of outside games and activities. Hungerford Brownies will be organising this event but please feel free to bring your favourite outdoor games to share and add to the fun. Wear your trainers to win!! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Why not make a day of it, bring a picnic and book tickets for the Zoolab experience in the afternoon.
The Croft Field 
11:00am - 1:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5158
Sun 15
July
ZooLabZooLab

Bringing animal handling experiences to people everywhere

A wonderful chance for both children and adults to meet and even handle a range of exotic animals. These will include stick insects, a scorpion, tarantula, tree frog, corn snake, millipede, cockroaches, giant snail a rat and a bearded dragon. Georgie, your Zoolab Ranger will talk about their natural environment and behaviours during the afternoon session.

Tickets £5.00 available here or via the website.

The Croft Hall 
2:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5159
Sun 15
July
Town Band ConcertTown Band Concert

Under the leadership of Musical Director Tim Crouter, the Band has achieved a reputation as one of the leading brass bands in the region. Their entertaining programme features both modern and traditional arrangements.
Corn Exchange 
7:00pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5160
Sun 15
July
Bad Fortune: A Murder Mystery SupperBad Fortune: A Murder Mystery Supper

Presented by Mike Brook and Associates

The evening begins with a short play by a group of West Berkshire actors, revealing a murder, followed by dinner (with a veggie option) and questioning of the suspects to identify the culprit.

Come along as a team or join a team on the night. Interrogate the suspects; solve the clues; accuse the guilty!
Supper options: Coq au vin, sauté potatoes, fine green beans or Leek & gruyere tart, green salad, oven dried tomatoes. Desert - Lemon posset or Vanilla panacotta with pomegranate jelly.

Tickets £15.00 available here or via the website.

The Croft Hall 
7:30pm

More info: 01488 683667

www.hungerfordartsfestival.com
5161

HADCAF is supported by  Plus numerous individuals and local businesses identified in the programme and on the home page.
Thanks also to the staff of Newbury Building Society (Hungerford branch) for their excellent box office service.
Hungerford Town Council and Hungerford Town & Manor Greenham Common Trust West Berks Council