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  • Marlborough Literature Festival

    A late-comer to the literary festival scene, Marlborough Literature Festival has nonetheless established itself firmly in top-tier since its inception in 2010. With a literary heritage which inclu...

    Merchant’s House Museum opens

    The long-awaited museum at the Merchant’s House has thrown open its doors for the Pelham Genesis Exhibition from Monday 3rd-Sunday 9th July. Featuring the very earliest Pelham Puppets and puppe...

    Raymond Blanc seeks the best of British

    British Food Fortnight Competition 2017 The search is on for the most imaginative and innovative celebration of British food during British Food Fortnight, which takes place from 23rd September to 8t...

    Marlborough puppetry festival - 8-9th July

    This weekend, the Marlborough Puppetry Festival will celebrate 70 years of Pelham Puppets with a series of exhibitions, shows and workshops featuring professional performers.This non-profit community ...

    Final Wicket – Blowers comes to Marlborough

    Cricket broadcasting legend Henry Blofeld, the voice of Test Match Special, has finally retired after a career spanning decades. On Monday November 6th Blowers will be making a personal appearance at...

    Ben Waters, Saturday 15 July HADCAF

    Saturday 15 July 8:00pm at John O’Gaunt School In a twenty five year career in which he has established himself as one of Europe’s supreme boogie piano players, Ben Waters creates a rollick...

    River walk along the Kennet at Ramsbury 23rd September

    ARK (Action on the River Kennett), that wonderful charity run almost entirely by volunteers who work so hard to keep our waterways in rude health, are holding one of their lovely River Walks this Satu...

    Wessex Male Choir, Saturday July 1st HADCAF

    Saturday July 1st, 7pm at John O’ Gaunt School There are few things more stirring than a choir going at full pelt and Hungerford gets the chance to listen to one of the finest when the Wessex M...

    Burbank at Marlborough Music Festival

    Described as Wiltshire’s answer to Lennon and McCartney, Burbank have made a massive splash since forming in the spring of 2016 and in their first year alone have performed at over 100 gigs across t...

    HADCAF 2017

    The reliably wonderful Hungerford and District Arts Festival has now published its 2017 programme which runs from Friday 30th June to Sunday 16th July, and what a line-up. Hungerford’s Festi...

    Kova me Badd

    This Saturday The Lamb Inn plays host to artists Kova Me Bad. With several bands appearing over the weekend as part of the Marlborough music festival, Kova Me Bad are something a little different....

    Marlborough Music Festival

    A great chorus of disappointment sounded over Marlborough when the town learned that there would be no Jazz Festival in 2017. Not content to sit around moaning, the town's more enterprising pubs and...

    Lucy Rose live in Marlborough

    Monday, 10th July at Marlborough’s Café Thirty8 It is hard enough to find a record shop in this day and age and when you stumble across one staffed by knowledgeable individuals it can feel as...

    Marlborough in Bloom Garden Competition

    Spades at the ready! Estate Agents Henry George are considering applications for the Marlborough in Bloom Garden Competition which they sponsor. Entries must be received by 12th May, 2017 and catego...

    Rocking at the standing stones

    Although less famous than its near neighbour, Stonehenge, the prehistoric site of Avebury in Wiltshire is arguably one of the most sacred spots in the United Kingdom, its standing stones straddling th...
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    Recently voted Wiltshire Café of the Year 2017, the Food Gallery is famed for its eagle-eyed sourcing of high-quality food products, this time a range of premium chutneys, jellies, jams and marmalade.

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    Hungerford’s acclaimed Literary Festival has attracted generous support from Dick Lovett BMW and Mini for 2017. Now in its sixth year, The Hungerford Literary Festival will be held on 13-15 October 2017 featuring a portfolio of events on the theme of journeys

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    My first car was a clapped-out Morris Marina that my Dad bought from a man in a pub for £50...

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    Despite the Government’s recent announcement of an increase in funding for education, years of straitened expenditure have left schools’ activities, both curricular and extra-curricular, pared to the bone.

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    In the guardianship of English Heritage, The Sanctuary forms part of the huge Avebury Neolithic Complex of standing stones and ritual sites.

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    World famous from its starring role in the smash hit drama series Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle’s future is secure thanks to the scores of visitors who have flocked to witness its imposing façade first hand.

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    Nordic noir, Medieval towns, architecture, serene rail travel, beaches and superb innovative food.

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    The qualities of innocence, elegance and purity are not easy to encapsulate, but jeweller David Dudley has pulled it off in some style with his Ella Collection

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    Firemen: the brave heroes who rescue us from raging fires and extract the injured from mangled vehicles. But today in Marlborough the officers of the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service assumed a happier task in liberating a flightier soul.

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    According to the English Breakfast Society, our internationally famous cooked breakfast was traditionally an opportunity for 'the gentry to display the wealth of their estates and the quality of the meats, vegetables and ingredients produced on surrounding land...

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