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2017 event images

16 July >> A stunning end to the Festival with a sell out cabaret from La La Piano Bar – with our very own local celebrities as additional stars.

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16 July >> Beautifully organised stroll around Hungerford with Carol Shanahan on behalf of Hungerford’s very own U3A.

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15 July >> A stunning evening with Ben Waters at the John O’Gaunt which really did have everyone on their feet!

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15 July >> A well-staged production of a entertaining and informative review of the last year of Mozart’s life by Kennet Opera.

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14 July >> Life’s Merry Go Round presented with a vast array of colourful characters – all performed by 2 blokes and a lady!

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13 July >> Fantastic silent comedy classics featuring Harold Lloyd – hence our black and white images!

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13 July >>A unique and superbly presented talk with illustrations of the art in the House of Commons.

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13 July >>Happy walkers enjoying the Summer Wildflowers Walk with the wonderfully informed Lois Pihlens.

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11 July >>Sublime organ performance from the highly accomplished Gavin Roberts to a packed Lady of Lourdes church.

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10 July >>Brilliantly presented and acted Watermill touring theatre’s production of a new play – NESTING. Gives a whole new meaning to ‘collecting’.

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9 July >> Outstanding Francis Pugh & the Whisky Singers playing to a sell-out audience at the Croft Hall.

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9 July >> Our own wonderful Town Band presenting a wide selectionof different styles at the Corn Exchange

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8-9 July >> Flower festival in St Lawrence’s Church with some spectacular arrangements based on the theme of ‘My Favourite Poem’.

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8 July >> Magical music from Trio Sospiroso – wonderful instrument balance in the spledid Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

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8 July >> Lovely Garden Open for Noreen’s Kids at 87 High Street

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7 July >> BBC Radio4 Any Questions – live broadcast from the Corn Exchange in front of a capacity crowd (available via the iPlayer!).

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6 July >> Newbury Dramatic Society presented their exciting portrayal of the life of the famous British painter, Stanley Spencer.

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6 July >> A real treat for the walkers on Eddington Marsh

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5 July >> Sell-out talk by Ruth Rogers – how to make a war horse and more.

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5 July >> Wonderful introduction to Bell Ringing in St Lawrence’s Church.

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4 July >> Fantastic musical evening presented by the Clive Collective – had them rocking in the aisles.

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3 July >> Unbelievable piano concert by Alexander Karpeyev. How is it possible to play that complexity and speed – with feeling – amazing.

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2 July >> Masterly solo performance by Jeffrey Holland as Stan Laurel (and Oliver Hardy)

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2 July >> The HEAT walkers visit the exhibition and garden at Chilton Foliat – in brilliant sunshine

1 July >> The stunning Wessex Male Choir with the stars from MJ-UK.  Great musical evening at the John O’Gaunt

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1 July >> Come and Sing workshop – the first to use Our Lady of Lourdes as a Festival venue

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1 July >> Secrets of the River walk  – from an early start at 6.30am …. and breakfast from the WI to follow!

 

30 June >> Stunning songs and entertainment with Lili La Scala for a packed Croft Hall

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29 June >> Launch with Hungerford Mayor (Cllr Keith Knight), Constable (Ellie Dickins) & Arts Festival Chairman (Brian Davis)

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To see pictures from 2016  events taken by our official photographer, Tony Bartlett, and others please click here