to Hungerford will discover an historic, rural town set in the beautiful Berkshire countryside. This is a town where you can wine and dine in traditional pubs or modern restaurants; a town which has an intriguing diversity of local shops - you'll find some unusual gift ideas; and a town adjacent to an area of outstanding natural beauty with the unique opportunity to walk through water meadows between the River Dun and the famous Kennet & Avon Canal.
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schedule for details of these and all other events
ARTS FESTIVAL In July Each year, the Hungerford and District Community Arts Festival (HADCAF) runs for three weeks in venues in the town and surrounding villages. Tthe Festival programme is packed with first-class professional music and
theatre, entertainment, exhibitions, wide-ranging talks, walks and workshops. More details can be found on the dedicated website.
CARNIVAL During the Arts Festival, the Town's Round Table organises the Carnival, with a parade and fair to keep everyone entertained. Photo gallery
The Victorian EXTRAVAGANZA is a fantastic evening in early December with a street fair, roast chestnuts and late night shopping (with guests freely partaking of mulled wine and mince pies). Organised by the Chamber of Commerce, this event should not to be missed! Spectacular fireworks. With special parking arrangements. Photo gallery
TUTTI DAY Tutti-Day (the second Tuesday after Easter) marks the end of the financial and administrative year. The Bellman (who is also Town Crier) summons the Commoners to the Court, while the two Tutti-men work their way around the town, visiting every house with common rights, numbering nearly 100 in total. More information
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