Local News Jan 16 – 23

Local News Jan 16 – 23 :
 the Hungerford Big Business Breakfast sadly stopped at Christmas. Luckily the Business Breakfast Club Hungerford is starting with the first meeting 7.30 – 9am this Tues 20 Jan at Herongate Leisure Centre. To book please contact Laura on hello@bbchungerford.co.uk It’s friendly, informal monthly networking with a cooked breakfast and a speaker (which will be me this month)
  calling all Kasparovs! The East Garston Chess Championship 2015 will be on Sun 1 Feb. Register your place now and start practising those moves!
  register now to participate in the Big Garden Birdwatch 24 – 25 Jan which helps monitor the health of our countryside
 this year’s Wantage Come and Sing Messiah is fast approaching : Sun 8 Feb at St John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Charlton Rd, Wantage. It is possible that numbers might have to be restricted this year, so get your tickets NOW! They welcome back conductor, Jon Cox, pianist, Steve Bowey and trumpeter, Brian Thomas, and look forward to hearing four new young soloists from the Junior Academy of the Royal Academy of Music: Emily Barnes (Soprano), Rosamund Thomas (Mezzo Soprano), Hugh Beckwith (Tenor) and Matt Iddestone (Bass).Read about last year’s event at http://www.flyhighbtbc.org.uk/messiah_14.html Tickets or further info from Ann (01235 763756) or email gill@flyhighbtbc.org.uk Singers and audience: £12. Under 18s: £6. Under 14s (accompanied by an adult) free. 2 pm : Choir registration, 2.30 : Choir warm-up, 3.30 : Performance, 5.00 : Tea or coffee and home-made cakes

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