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Program Notes:

30 Jun 2006: T’ai Chi with Jackie Penny. Start your day with the ancient Chinese art of t’ai chi - gentle and controlled movements which increase flexibility, coordination and balance, aid relaxation, and help to keep the mind calm and focused.

30  Jun 2006: Festival Exhibition - Open Studio Artists ‘taster’ exhibition at the Three Swans Hotel

30 Jun 2006: All for Your Delight - Entertainment by local amateur dramatic societies: The Community of Hungerford Theatre Company with an original play by a budding young Hungerford playwright; Newbury Dramatic Society and Ravensbury Players (presenting comedies), and Deadly Quiche Productions (young performing arts graduates with a devised piece). The Croft Hall.

30 Jun 2006: Hungerford Jazz Forum - featuring Smooth Dinner Jazz from special guests Sue Smith and her Quartet. Royal British Legion Hall.

1 Jul 2006: Decorated Door Knocker Competition - Theme: Nursery Rhymes.

1 Jul 2006: Scarecrow Workshop - Theme: Heroes and Villains Ages 8+.

1 Jul 2006: Coffee Morning in aid of local charities. The Croft Hall.

1 Jjul 2006: Family Fund-Raising Day - Attractions include Hungerford Town Band, fire engines, stalls, bouncy castle, tombola, etc. Hungerford Care Centre, Wantage Road, Hungerford Newtown.

1 Jul 2006: Pop Goes the Century - from Victoria to Viagra, from Empire to E-mail, from Dolly Grey to the Dome - a hundred songs from a hundred years in a hundred minutes! This is ‘Beat the Clock’ with a difference, as The BakeliteBoys launch themselves on azany, whistle-stop tour of the most popular songs of the last century.
‘There is a magic on stage which draws the audience in to become part of the “creation”’ Lonnie Donegan
For many years Dave Sealey could be heard on TV and radio, in clubs, festivals and theatresas one half of Cosmotheka, the duo he formed with his late brother, Alan, to present music hall material in a contemporary way. He brings that legacy with him to The Bakelite Boys and also finds an outlet for the rock and blues style of his early singing career (Elton John was once his backing singer!). Dave has diversified into acting, and recently performed his acclaimed one-man show about Stanley Holloway, With a Little Bit o’Luck, at The Croft Hall in Hungerford.
Andrew Frank is ‘a refugee from high-brow choirs and West End musicals’. Over many years his voice and comic presence have been employed in children’s theatre, BBC’s Playschool, anything from 16 th century polyphony to 20 th century dissonance with the Schola Cantorum of Oxford, in Godspell and other Cameron Mackintosh productions, in community theatre and various collaborations with Cosmotheka.
A master of the jazz piano, Dave Brown provided the musical grounding for the legendary cabaret group, The Bouncing Czechs, and was musical director for many of the national tours of The Rocky Horror Show. The Croft Hall.

2 Jul 2006: Rock Academy - Master-classes in Guitar, Bass and Drums with three top musicians
This is a rare opportunity to pick up tips from the very top! The tutors are all professional musicians with an amazing track record, a wealth of experience, and an infectious enthusiasm for their instruments and for making music. The day is open to all ages and levels, and will culminate in the students forming bands and performing on stage together at 3pm before an audience (this is optional!). Amplifiers and a drum kit will be provided; guitarists and bass players should bring their own instruments.
Tim Walters has played guitar in all kinds of bands and has performed everything from jazz to musical theatre and rock. He has worked both live and in the studio across the UK and Europe and is an experienced and much-in-demand guitar teacher.
A freelance session bass player for over 20 years, Jo Meacham has worked with many artists and bands, among them Ray Charles, Robbie Williams, Gloria Estefan, Dionne Warwick, Take That, etc. He has played 35 stage musicals and countless film, album & TV sessions. He now runs a teaching and recording business in Hampshire.
John Marter is a professional drummer who has toured the world, working with such musicians and bands as Annie Lennox, Voyager, Marillion, Bob Geldof, Midge Ure, Brian May, among many others. He has countless recording credits, and is an excellent drum tutor in addition to being an experienced recording engineer and producer. The Croft Hall.

2 Jul 2006: In Short - A showcase of original and inventive short films. For the first time the HADCAF programme includes an evening devoted to screening short films (all are fewer than 10 minutes long). Many were shown at the recent Bath Film Festival: some have won or been short-listed for prestigious awards. Through animation, live action and video art, they reflect the wit, ingenuity and sheer diversity of contemporary filmmakers.
Films include: Astronauts (Best Student Film, British Animation Awards 2006), Oedipus (BBC New Filmmakers Award 2005) and The Making of ‘Gladiator’ (short-listed for British Animation Award: Best Short Category, 2005). Note: the latter two films will be shown after the 9pm watershed. Screen and projection courtesy of Wiltshire Moviola. The Croft Hall.

3 Jul 2006: Cantemus Chamber Choir - with award-winning young musician Christopher Terepin on violoncello. Music for A Summer’s Evening
A programme selected from the Choir’s extensive repertoire of sacred and secular music, including works by Rutter, Howells, Faure and Seiber. Based in Newbury, Cantemus was formed in 1999 and consists of about sixteen singers, some of whom are professional musicians, others able amateurs. St Lawrence’s Church.

4 Jul 2006: The Valley Film Society presents Jarhead (Dir. Sam Mendes, 2005). A thought-provoking drama based on Anthony Swofford’s 2003 book about his experiences as a marine in the First Gulf War. East Garston Village Hall.

4 Jul 2006: Piano Recital - Jill Crossland. Jill pursues an active concert and recording career, including regular appearances at London 's South Bank and Wigmore Hall. She made a sensational first appearance at last year’s HADCAF and returns by popular demand. Her programme this evening includes Glenn Gould, Mozart, Schumann and Debussy. Jill trained at Chethams and the Royal Northern College of Music, and in Vienna with Paul Badura-Skoda. Her recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations featured in the Classical Charts on its release in 2003. The Croft Hall.

5 Jul 2006: Appeal of Bells with Mark Robins - A short talk about the bells, followed by a tour of the church tower and roof, and a demonstration in the ringing chamber when anyone wishing to ‘have a go’ may do so. St Lawrence’s Church.

5 Jul 2006: Flower Arranging Demonstration by Sarah Matthews. Proprietor of ‘Hello Flower’ in Hungerford’s High Street, Sarah enjoys arranging in both classic and contemporary styles, which she will demonstrate before answering all your questions about the art of flower arranging. Methodist Church Hall.

6 Jul 2006: Wild Flowers of the Marsh - a  walk led by Lois Pihlens. An enjoyable stroll (lasting about an hour and a half) on Freeman’s Marsh to discover the floral delights of this special habitat. Bring a hand lens and a wild-flower book if you wish. Meet at the swing-bridge.

6 Jul 2006: Digging up Your Family Tree - a beginners’ talk on family history by Jean Debney. A freelance lecturer, broadcaster and writer, Jean is a regular contributor to the Journal of the Berkshire Family History Society. A former chairman of Reading Society, she has taught family history since the early 1980s, lectures on several history-based topics, and has a regular phone-in on BBC Radio 4 discussing the meaning of listeners’ surnames. Hungerford Library.

7 Jul 2006: Coffee Morning with Chilton Chicks (Parent & Baby/Toddler Group) & Chilton Foliat WI. Chilton Foliat Village Hall.

7 Jul 2006: Prepare to be scared! The Turn of the Screw A ghost story by Henry James. Adapted and performed by Philippa Urquhart.This famous and controversial ghost story, first published in 1892, tells of a young governess who battles the forces of evil to save two children from destruction. At the time Oscar Wilde described it as ‘a most wonderful, lurid and poisonous little tale’. Tension mounts as the story builds to an unexpected and shocking climax. Philippa Urquhart in the role of the governess brings this spine-chilling tale to life in a thrilling evening of mystery and suspense.
‘Terrific – both gripping and chilling. Philippa Urquhart has exactly the right qualities of raw emotion and febrile anxiety that the story needs…’
Nuffield Theatre, Southampton. Philippa Urquhart has worked for both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, and has wide experience of regional and West End theatre. She has toured The Turn of the Screw internationally. Her TV credits include Tenko, EastEnders, Vanity Fair, Casualty and Soldier Soldier. The Croft Hall.

8 Jul 2006: Carnival Workshops led by Vanessa Kenneth. Let your imagination run wild and create a costume, head-dress or something to carry in the Carnival! Wear old clothes or an apron. Ages 8+ (younger children welcome but must be accompanied by an adult). Corn Exchange.

8 Juil 2006: Coffee Morning in aid of the United Reformed Church Building Fund. Bring & buy, plants, cakes, books, etc. 15 High Street. 

8 Jul 2006: Belly Dance with Sue Ealding. Come along to this fun ‘taster’ session and discover your inner goddess – and movement you didn’t know you had! – with Sue, who teaches a weekly belly dance class in Hungerford. The Croft Hall.

8 Jul 2006: Phoenix Brass Open Air Concert. This entertaining band ( www.phoenixbrass.com) performs a varied programme outside its band room at Froxfield, with a BBQ served throughout the concert. Froxfield Village Hall.

8 JUl 2006: Porcupine Productions present Dido and Aeneas. Directed by Philip Haste. Musical director David Hoyland. A special arrangement of Purcell’s short masterpiece, written in 1689, which even today stands as one of the finest examples of the English stage musical: a timeless love story packed full of beautiful melodies, drama, romance and excitement. The programme also includes some of Mozart's best-loved heroes and heroines, both tragic and comic, and features scenes from Carlyon Viles' new opera, Cinderella, which was specially written for the company and recently premiered at the Guildhall in Grantham. The Croft Hall.

9 Jul 2006: Farm-Africa Day Helping Africa ’s farmers to help themselves. A great day out for the family, with craft workshops to suit all interests and locally-produced food available. 
10am Farm Walk led by Bill Acworth. A fascinating tour of this organic 150-acre farm with its colourful wild-flower meadows and agro-forestry system, plus an opportunity to collect plants for the dyeing workshop, or to select a vantage point for the painting workshop.
11.30am Workshops begin: Natural Dyeing (Linda and Albert Moss of Kennet Valley Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers), Clay and Glass Beads (Diana Barraclough), Basket making (Christine Brewer), Sculpture (John Haigh), Painting (Frankie Cummins), Make Your Own Clay Oven. Little Hidden Farm, Wantage Road, Hungerford Newtown 10am– 4pm

9 Jul 2006: The Amazing Alphorn - a rare opportunity to see and hear the Swiss alpine horn! An entertaining illustrated talk and recital by Frances Jones accompanied on the piano by Martin Jones. The alpine horn has been used since Roman times to call the cows and to communicate in mountain areas. It boasts a large collection of ancient traditional music, and its uniquely rich sound has appealed to many major composers, including Beethoven, Berlioz, Liszt and Wagner. Frances has been delighting audiences with her eclectic and entertaining performances for over 25 years, appearing all over the UK and Europe in concertos and recitals, and giving illustrated talks on the various wind instruments she plays. Recently heard with her alphorn on Radio 4’s Home Truths, she has previously appeared at HADCAF with her acclaimed recitals, The Joy of the Saxophone and The Romantic Oboe.‘What a wonderful evening we shared with Frances and Martin Jones and The Romantic Oboe…what an experience. If you missed the recital, make a date for next year’ Newbury Weekly News. The Croft Hall.

10 Jul 2006: Bella Voce Choir - The Bella Voce Choir was established in Ramsbury in 2001 and has become a very active group under musical director, Sian Haynes and accompanist, Kevin Bates, regularly singing at local weddings, major church festivals, concerts and private functions. The choir’s repertoire ranges from classical to songs from the shows, and this evening’s programme promises to have ‘something for everyone’. St Lawrence’s Church.

11 Jul 2006: Plant Hunting in Vietnam - an iIllustrated talk by Dan Leighton. The flora of northern Vietnam is attracting more and more plant collectors, and rare and unusual species from the area are increasingly seen in the UK horticultural industry. In April this year Dan Leighton, a diploma student at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, won a travel scholarship to the area around Sapa and Mt Phan Si Pan to study the endemic flora, with particular regard to Pleione (orchids) and Primula, species of which have not been properly recorded since the 1900s and are scarcely known in the West. The Croft Hall.

12 Jul 2006: Senior Citizens’ Concert Party with Two’s Company Hungerford. Day Centre.

12 Jul 2006: Wild Food - Talk by Mike Robinson. Well-known TV chef Mike Robinson has presented five series for the UK Food channel, three of them based around the renovation of his pub, The Pot Kiln, situated in glorious countryside in his home county of Berkshire . A passionate outdoors man, Mike’s greatest love is cooking game and wild food generally: hi s book, Wild Flavours, was published last year. Aware of the depredations of the signal crayfish on the riverine environment, he decided to harvest them and now supplies them to top London restaurants and hotels. The Croft Hall.


Wednesday 12 Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
at Shalbourne Moviola Shalbourne Kingston Room (opposite The Plough) 7.30pm
Tickets £4.50 from Shalbourne Village Shop
Thursday 13 What Lies Beneath...the River Dun with Rob Starr
A look at the ecology of a downland river with The Town & Manor of Hungerford River Keeper. Meet at the Ash Pool on Freeman’s Marsh, 7.30pm
Free
Thursday 13 Short-but-not-so-Sweet
A spicy selection of short movies. Doors open 7pm , bar available. Fish and chips supper may be ordered for the interval. Contact: 01488 648534 or visit www.valleyfilmsociety.org
East Garston Village Hall 7.30pm Film Society members free Non-members £4
Tickets from East Garston Village Stores and Newbury Building Society (Hungerford branch)
Thursday 13 Family Fun Evening in aid of the United Reformed Church
Quiz around Hungerford and chicken & chips supper. The Tutti Pole, 3 High St 7pm
Tickets £5 / £2.50 children (drinks extra) from The Tutti Pole
Friday 14
Mrs Henderson Presents... (2005)
at Ramsbury Roxy Ramsbury Memorial Hall
8pm (doors open 7.30pm for pre-film drinks)
Tickets £3.50 from Ramsbury Post Office, £4 on the door
Friday 14
The Playerpiano Ensemble presents an innovative programme focusing on an extended piece by local composer Matt Groom, inspired by a sojourn in the Hebrides during 2003. Exploring notions of remoteness, long-distance communication and self-imposed isolation, the work includes musicians, electronics, and live and pre-recorded short-wave radio transmissions, and is accompanied by video projections of the islands' rugged coastline. St Lawrence’s Church 8pm
Free entry (retiring collection)
Sponsored by Mansil Morgan
Friday 14
Wine Tasting with Hungerford Twinning Association The Croft Hall 8pm
Tickets £5 from Newbury Building Society or any Twinning Assoc. committee member
Saturday 15
East Garston Summer Fun Day
Organised by East Garston Amenities, the Village Hall/Bar and All Saints Church.
Starts 10.30am with a car boot sale and sports events, including a cricket tournament and the traditional round-the-village race, followed by a street fayre in the afternoon. Country-and-western dance with a luxury buffet supper in the evening. For further information contact Penny Locke on 01488 648534.
Saturday 15
Art, Craft & Photography Exhibition
The work of local amateur and professional artists.
To exhibit, please contact Rosemary Trigwell on 01488 683170.
Children’s Art Exhibition
A display of work by local schools.
NB Open Studio Artists Exhibition in Three Swans Hotel daily throughout HADCAF Corn Exchange & Magistrates Room 10am-6pm Refreshments available
Free entry
Saturday 15
Flower Festival
Theme: Childhood Memories
Stall and refreshments available 10am-12 noon ; 2pm-5pm (proceeds to The Motor Neurone Association) United Reformed Church 10am-5pm
Free entry (retiring collection in aid of the URC)
Saturday 15
Ploughman’s Lunches
and
Hungerford Historical Association Archive Room Open Lunches 12 noon-2pm
£2.50 Proceeds to Send a Cow
Archive Room 2pm-4.30pm
Methodist Church Hall, Bridge Street
Saturday 15
Hungerford Tennis & Bowls Clubs Open Afternoon
Come on down to The Croft and see what these two great clubs have to offer you – all welcome.
Bowls Club President’s Day: triples competition for members only – come and watch, be tempted to join us! The Croft 2.30pm-5.30pm
Saturday 15
Carnival organised by
Hungerford Round Table
Entry forms for Parade available from Newbury Building Society or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07788 583538.
Categories: Schools & Clubs; Pubs; Walking - group; Walking - individual; Open; Trade; Best-dressed Wheelbarrow
Look out for events and entertainment presented on the lawn at the back of the Three Swans Hotel! Parade reaches the Corn Exchange in the High Street at approx 6.45pm .
Saturday 15
Songs of Praise on The Croft
Churches Together in Hungerford invite you to bring your chairs and a picnic, relax and enjoy some favourite hymns. Contact: Rev. Irena Byron on 01488 682412. The Croft
Approx 7.15pm (after the Carnival)
Sunday 16
Early Birds Walk with wildlife artist/ornithologist Jonathan Pomroy
Catch the early birds on Freeman’s Marsh. Wellies advisable, binoculars useful.
Early Birds (full English) Breakfast Walk Meet at the swing-bridge by St Lawrence’s Church, 6.30am . Free
Sponsored by Playground Services
Breakfast The Croft Hall, approx 7.30am Tickets £5 from Newbury Building Society Proceeds to local charities
Sunday 16
Art, Craft & Photography Exhibition
Children’s Art Exhibition Corn Exchange & Magistrates Room 10am-4.30pm Refreshments available
Free entry
Sunday 16
Flower Festival
Theme: Childhood Memories United Reformed Church 1pm-5pm
Free entry (retiring collection in aid of the URC)
Sunday 16
Martyna Jatkauskaite
Afternoon Recital
featuring works by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Prokofiev
Talented young Lithuanian concert pianist Martyna Jatkauskaite began learning the piano when she was 5 years old. Last year she won the Baltic States Scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she is studying under Professor Joan Havill. The Croft Hall 3pm-4pm
Free - tickets from Newbury Building Society (retiring collection)
Sponsored by Furr & Co.
Sunday 16
The Full Mounty
Nick Lumley and Trevor Alan Davies
Local actor Nick Lumley and Canadian actor/musician extraordinaire Trevor Alan Davies team up in an evening of music and lunacy. Bring along your unusual musical instruments and see if they can play them!
Trevor has worked extensively in the theatre in Canada and the UK , and has just been appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Women Beware Women with Tim Pigott-Smith and Penelope Wilton.
Nick has worked in theatres throughout the country, and frequently at Salisbury Playhouse, The Watermill and The Haymarket, Basingstoke . He has just returned from a tour of Germany in the Old Vic production of Richard II with Kevin Spacey, directed by Trevor Nunn. The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £6 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Nye Haines Ltd,Below Stairs and Fairwise Travel
Monday 17 Newbury Symphony Orchestra
together with The Enborne Consort
Mozart: The Sparrow Mass
Members of the NSO join forces with the voices of the Enborne Consort in a varied instrumental and vocal programme which, in honour of Mozart’s 250th anniversary year, includes a performance of a short setting of his Missa Brevis in C, K220, known as the ‘Sparrow’ mass, scored for choir, two trumpets and strings. St Lawrence’s Church 7.45pm
Freeentry (retiring collection)
Sponsored by Mike Meddings
Tuesday 18 Three Swans Hotel Literary Lunch
with guest speaker Geraldine McCaughrean
Multi-award winning author Geraldine McCaughrean has written over 130 books and been published in 30 countries. October sees the publication of her Peter Pan in Scarlet, the first authorised sequel to J M Barrie’s Peter Pan and Wendy - a major event in the world of children's literature. Three Swans Hotel, High Street
Tickets £15 from Three Swans Hotel
(includes Salmon & Strawberries lunch and a drink) 12.30pm for 1pm
Tuesday 18 Senior Citizens’ Concert Party with ‘George’ Hungerford Day Centre 1.45pm-2.30pm Limited tickets from the Day Centre (01488 682601)
Tuesday 18 Private Passions
Rob Strange and MikeTrussell
At the risk of appearing eccentric, two artists reveal their idiosyncratic passions….
Head of Art atJohn O’Gaunt School, Rob Strange has the largest collection of sweet wrappers in the country. He has given a talk on it for the Temporary Type Convention at The St Bride Institute in Fleet Street, and it has been exhibited at Reading University , London Typography Museum and, in May this year, at Reading Museum .
Mike Trussell is a retired art teacher and former proud owner of thirteen jukeboxes. The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Free - tickets from Newbury Building Society (retiring collection)
Wednesday 19 Oliver Williams
Liebeslied
Romance is the theme of Oliver’s recital, which features Beethoven’s charming ‘Sonata in E’ (whose two movements the composer nicknamed ‘Interrupted Courtship’ and ‘Conversation with a Loved One’), some gems by Grieg and York Bowen, and Schumann’s great ‘Fantasie in C’, the work which more than any other expressed the composer’s deep love for his wife Clara. The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £6 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Marc Allen
Thursday 20 Millinery Demonstration by Jane Corbett
Trained by the Queen Mother’s milliner, couture milliner Jane designs and hand-makes hats and head- dresses in her shop at 9 Bridge Street . Her talk includes advice on styles to suit every face and hairstyle. Methodist Church, Bridge Street 7.30pm
Free – tickets from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Furr & Co.
Thursday 20 The Graffiti Classics
The Graffiti Classics have moved the classical string quartet into the 21 st century. Not gypsy, not jazz, not trad, not classical, but 16 strings, 8 dancing feet and 4 voices - scintillatingly slap-stick with brilliant arrangements and mischievous humour, guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face!
Founded in 1997 by four hugely talented young professional musicians who met whilst busking in Covent Garden , the group offers a refreshing insight into the world of classical music. The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £6 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Herongate Leisure
Friday 21 Meet Mr Plumley, a fine example of middle England , middle class, middle mindedness - a creature of habit and routine. Rocking the boat is most certainly not on his agenda. But when change comes, suddenly, frothily, out of the blue, will he be up to the challenge?
Essential viewing for anyone who has ever felt stuck and had the desire to jump up, open the door and run off up the road shouting. Loudly.
Presented by Network of Stuff
‘One of the most inspired pieces of theatre I have seen …Cancel all other plans - don’t even sleep until you see this fantastic play’ BBCi The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £6 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Russell Marshall
Saturday 22
An Introduction to Film Acting with Ben Myers
Wannabe a film star? Then try this ‘taster’ session of an extended course led by Ben Myers, formerly of the Watermill Theatre, published playwright, and writer/director of the film Walking with Shadows, starring Leslie Phillips (Ghost Pictures). Ages 10-adult The Croft Hall 10am-12 noon
Tickets £3 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored byValley Film Society
Saturday 22
Harmony in the Garden in aid of Save the Children Music, stalls, teas in the garden of 87 High Street 10.30am-4pm
Saturday 22
The Genie and the Rabbit
A Punch and Judy show
for children. The Croft Hall 3.30pm-4.30pm
Free – tickets from Newbury Building Society
Saturday 22
The Steve Wilson Band
With various members past and present working with the likes of Norah Jones, Paul McCartney, Billy Bragg and Steely Dan, this is a group with a genuine musical pedigree. Led by singer/ songwriter Steve Wilson, they perform a captivating brand of ’60s-influenced pop music, blending American West Coast harmonies, blues and soul. The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £6 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Roger King Antiques
Sunday 23
The HADCAF Walk led by Neil Pike and David Long Meet at the swing-bridge by St Lawrence’s Church, 10.30am . Walk lasts 2 hours.
Sunday 23
Flower Making Workshop
with milliner Jane Corbett Methodist Church Hall 2.30pm-4.30pm Limited tickets £5 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Jean Hutchings
Sunday 23
Perfect Perennials Illustrated talk by Brian Davis
Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medallist, author, horticultural consultant and principal tutor at The Brian Davis Gardening School, our own perfectly perennial expert suggests a wealth of plants for colour and all-year-round interest in your garden. The Croft Hall 3pm
Free – tickets from Newbury Building Society (retiring collection)
Sponsored byJoan Smith
Sunday 23
Hungerford Town Band Festival Concert
The band – which for the second time in four years has qualified for the finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain ( Harrogate , Sept ’06) - presents a wide-ranging programme with something for all musical tastes. Contact: Musical Director Tim Crouter on 01488 680674 or Hon Sec Chris Sketchley on 01635 529822. Corn Exchange 7pm
Free - tickets from Newbury Building Society (retiring collection)
Sunday 23
Jazz Gitanes
With a repertoire that includes many of the great jazz standards from the '30s, '40s and '50s, bossanovas, ragtime, as well as compositions by the legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli, Jazz Gitanes - two swing guitars accompanied by a hot violin – provide a great evening’s entertainment. The Croft Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £6 from Newbury Building Society
Sponsored by Kennet Roofing and All Well and Good

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HADCAF is supported by
Hungerford Town Council
and
The Town and Manor of Hungerford
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