News from Hungerford’s Independent Shops & Businesses – April 2023

Hungerford is famous for its independent shops and businesses which make the High Street worth a visit.

Fare Wise Travel

Veronica has plenty of travel tips for April 2023 including UK as well as overseas destinations.

We offer advice based on many years’ experience, not only when planning the trip but also during or after it, if problems emerge. 

Please contact Veronica and the team on 01488 686858, [email protected], facebook or pop in to our office at 19 Hungerford High St (under the railway bridge). 

Town & Manor and Hungerford Town Hall

Our beautiful character rooms for hire include the Magistrates Room, the Town Hall for larger gatherings or the Corn Exchange for up to 240 people. Hungerford residents get a 25% discount on hire rates. Please contact [email protected] or 07880 311731. 

Tickets for Tutti Day lunch on Tuesday 18 April are available from Crown Needlework. £55 pp for the traditional four-course lunch with Tutti speakers and ceremonies.

On Tutti Day come and watch the Tithingmen set off for the day and see the ancient Hocktide Court in action at 9am. Children’s Tutti Day Crafts and meet the Tithingmen at the United Reformed Church 3-5pm. Enjoy a Hungerford Town Band concert from 7.30pm in the Corn Exchange, before seeing the Tithingmen return to the Three Swans at 9pm. 

We have many events taking place in the Corn Exchange during April including the Wednesday market, the Hungerford Bookshop events on 4 & 12 April and antique markets are being held on the 29 & 30 April.

Tutti Day

Hungerford Bookshop

Please see our facebook page for lots of exciting news from the bookshop this month including easter egg hunt in the shop for kids and our nature writing season with five inspiring authors including our local Nicola Chester.

We love to see our customers but you can also shop on our website for next day delivery, send in book orders on 01488 683480, [email protected] or message us on Facebook.

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Quick reminder that the price of stamps have gone up:

First class stamps are now £1.10.
Second class stamps are now 75p.

But don’t worry, here at the Hungerford Coin and Stamp Centre we sell valid First Class stamps at 85p each and Second Class stamps at 57p each. 

The Commemorative stamps we sell will remain valid after July and are not being withdrawn from use.

Open: Mon to Sat 9am to 5pm.

35a High Street, Hungerford RG17 0NF
01488 684008
[email protected]
facebook/Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre85

discount stamps


There is a very busy 6 weeks coming up with Easter, the Coronation and then Eurovision.  
We have lots of beautiful Easter decorations, craft kits and cards to help you enjoy the long weekend – with prices starting at £2.  
For the Coronation and Eurovision we have flags, tablecloths napkins, candles and much more to help you celebrate in style. 
And of course we still have lots of gift and card inspiration for all occasions. 
Pop in for a browse!

M & P Hardware

We have some new ranges to announce:  colourful children’s lunch boxes, plates and cutlery – plus USB charged lamps (around £55) and magnetic USB strip lights (around £30) which light up for 8 hours before needing recharge and can be used anywhere in the garden, in the shed, on the boat to create ambient lighting.  

Open: 9am to 5pm, Mon to Sat.
01488 681048 
M & P Hardware

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare

Our physiotherapy and chiropractic team sees patients who suffer from pain and stiffness every day. Sometimes, that pain and stiffness can simply be attributed to insufficient movement in someone’s daily life.

Many of us have sedentary lifestyles so it’s important to make movement a priority in order to maintain health and wellbeing. See our five tricks to sneak more movement into your daily life.

For Easter we are offering PP readers an eggcellent introductory price of £50 for their first assessment and treatment (normally £115). 

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare
The Croft Hall, Hungerford

GrapeSmith, Barrs Yard

This month we have a Rosé offer you can’t refuse!

La Collection by Maison Boutinot Cotes de Thau Rosé is grown just inland from the Mediterranean on the banks of Lake Thau – and the 2021 vintage of this cracking Rosé has just landed. Beautifully pale, this is a statement wine to enjoy with friends. 

As a really special deal we are offering purchases of 12 bottles or more at £9.95 per bottle (down from £11.80).

Email me on [email protected] to order yours!

Barr’s Yard
GrapeSmgith, Barr’s Yard

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

Our first Protect Your Business Event went very well last month. If you missed it and would like legal or financial advice for your business do get in touch. 

Our office in central Hungerford (down the alley between Eliane’s and Hungerford Bookshop) is shared by Marlborough Law and Claritas Accountancy. We also collaborate with Harridge Financial, Ludlam Wills & Estate Planning HR experts Professionals in Partnership and asset finance experts Industry Finance UK.

For more please details contact us at: 
01488 508008 [email protected]

Hungerford Legal & Financial

Mio Fiore Italian Restaurant

The atmosphere of real Italy is the mood at our café and restaurant on Hungerford High Street.

We serve homemade Italian food using quality traditional Italian regional products as well as seasonal and local ingredients – accompanied by Italian wines and drinks for all the family to enjoy. 

We also serve a full English breakfast from 9am to 3pm.

We offer a 10% discount on take-aways – order online here.

Book on 01488 680730

The Curve at Hungerford Hub & Library

The Curve Gift Shop at Hungerford Hub & Library sells high quality crafts and gifts produced by local artisans from gorgeous adult knits to yummy fudge.

We have a lovely range for Easter and don’t forget that 15% of our sales goes towards the upkeep of the library.

Open: Tues, Wed & Fri 10pm – 4pm and Sat 10am – noon.

You can also browse online here:

[email protected]

Hungerford Printing Company

Do pop into our studio at 109 High Street (opposite Hungerford Arcade) to chat about your printing needs. hing on everything. 

We now have an Epson Sure Colour large-format printer able to print up to A1 (594 x 841mm) on photo-quality paper, plotter paper or waterproof polypropylene. The services is available Monday to Friday and can generally be done while you wait. Prices start from £10.

Or contact us on 01488 684337 or [email protected] 

Find us at Instagram/hungerfordprintingco and on Facebook/hungerfordprintingco

The Clockmaker

We have a range of affordable clocks for sale in the shop as well as our usual range of antique clocks and barometers online which  make lovely gifts.

We are also extremely busy servicing and repairing watches and clocks. 

Chris Bessent
The Clockmaker
127 High St, Hungerford, RG17 0DL
(in the courtyard behind Newbury Building Society) 

The Clockmaker Display Ad

Howards Pet Care

We are your local, friendly pet store and we’re pleased to say that Nature’s Way pet food is now available in 5kg bags (for dogs) and 2kg and 5kg bags (for cats). High quality nourishment, competitively priced and with recyclable packaging – ticks all the boxes for you and your pet.
We have everything you need for your two and four legged friends from premium dog food, chews, feeding bowls, leads, bird seed to hedgehog houses and bags of dishwater salt.
Suzi and the team
01488 685314
Howard's Pet Care montage

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Whatever age or level of fitness you are at, we are here (opposite The Borough Arms) to help with any niggles or injuries. To find out which treatment – from shock therapy to massage – is best for you, contact us on:

01488 493014
[email protected]

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Other shops to visit in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework 

Hungerford Arcade 

Ellie Dickins Shoes 

Barr’s Yard 


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