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Jun
9
Tue
2020
Wantage Cafe Scientifique @ online
Jun 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wantage Cafe Scientifique @ online

Greetings to you all in glorious isolation!

We do hope you are all in good health and coping with the lock-down. One good thing about this crisis is the way that science is taking centre stage, as well as the fact that our carbon emissions have temporarily plummeted, though of course no-one would have wished for this pandemic, and our hearts go out to any of you that are suffering.

Join us via Zoom from 7.15pm on https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86476457441 and follow the on-screen instructions  –  the talk will start at 7.30pm promptly – we hope it works for for you all!  On the night, we will mute everyone but ourselves and the speaker, but you can ask questions using the Chat facility (a tab on the task bar under the screen, which allows you to type in your question).

Next talks:

Wantage Cafe Sci (via Zoom): 9 June, 19h30
Affordably keeping the lights on in a low carbon world, with Eoin Lees

The costs of producing electricity from renewable energy have been falling rapidly in recent years. But intermittent renewable energy sources such as wind and solar are often criticised as being unreliable at electricity peak demand times. This talk will cover some of the new and innovative ways of “keeping the lights on”.

Eoin has worked in sustainable energy for over 32 years, holding high profile senior roles in public and private sectors, including Chief Executive of the Energy Saving Trust, Director of ETSU, Harwell, and vice-President of the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. Until recently he was chair of the Westmill Wind Farm Co-operative.

Jun
10
Wed
2020
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street
Jun 10 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street | England | United Kingdom

Wednesday is market day in Hungerford, when cars give way to shoppers, traders and stalls filled with fresh fruit, vegetable, fish, meat, flowers, plants, clothes, fabrics, collectables and more.

You’ll find the Hungerford Charter Market on the High Street just outside the Town Hall, starting early in the morning and packing away early afternoon. Don’t forget to check the Town Hall Steps and Magistrates Room, as both are often hired for indoor sales, are are very popular for arts and crafts markets.

If you’d like a stall at the weekly Charter market, please speak to Darren on the Flower Stall.

Did you know… Hungerford is believed to have first held a market in 1248 during the reigh of Henry III. In 1296, Edward I confirmed in writing the rights to hold a market.

Weekly Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Weekly Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online

Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual event that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos.

Every Wednesday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating Calm out of Chaos

Who can attend? Anyone. Just sign up for the Zoom meeting here  (If you don’t already use Zoom you will need to create an account but it’s easy and free).

What will happen? Lis will deliver some coaching content for 20 mins and then there’ll be a Q and A session.  If there’s one person on the call, they’ll have a private coaching session.  If there’s more, it’ll be a facilitated conversation. No one has to share anything sensitive – or anything at all, for that matter. It’ll centre on how to be/remain calm and will focus on the practical things that’ll keep us safe and well in the future weeks and months.

Who else will be on the call?  People who want help to be positive and hopeful in these turbulent times.  Zoom can accomodate up to 100 people in one call.

Is there a charge?  No, but if you can, please make a donation to the Reading-based mental health charity, Sport in Mind

How long is the event?  An hour, every Wednesday lunchtime for the forseeable future. You’ll have to re-register for every session – Lis will send out a link each week.

What do I need? Lunch – plus a pen and notebook if you want to make notes.

What about confidentiality? Respect for others is a pre-requisite for the call and Lis will set out the ground rules at the beginning of each session.  This is an honest attempt to help people cope with the current pandemic of fear and anxiety.

Berkshire Family History Society 1H2020 @ On-line
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Berkshire Family History Society 1H2020 @ On-line | England | United Kingdom

Wed 10th June @ 19h30 on Zoom

Working women in Newbury in Tudor & Stuart times

Domestic service, cloth work or beer selling: just three of the occupations open to women in Early Modern Newbury. Joan Dils who is an honorary visiting fellow in history at the University of Reading, will talk on the subject of working women in Tudor Newbury. Workers, wives, widows and wanderers: some Newbury women 1520-1620 will show that no woman of that era could afford to be idle, and employment usually had to be combined with domestic responsibilities.

Branch meetings are continuing as Zoom webinars.

Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

Other Newbury Branch activities

Branch members provide regular help and advice sessions in Newbury and Thatcham libraries. See the calendar on http://www.berksfhs.org.uk for more details.
The branch is now working on its second transcription project.
This year’s programme also includes a Christmas dinner.

Jun
11
Thu
2020
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place) | Newbury | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Market is a bustling one-stop shop for all your essentials.

The majority of the traders have been on the market for many years so you’re guaranteed top quality produce. Once you’ve finished bargain hunting, relax with a cuppa and some hot food.

The market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.

Racing Conversation
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Racing Welfare Conversation

Due to Covid-19, Racing Welfare’s regular coffee mornings for those working in or retired from the racing industry have had to be cancelled.

In a bid to tackle loneliness and social isolation amongst the racing community, we have brought our coffee mornings onto Facebook to allow racing staff and those retired from the industry the opportunity to relive some of their racing memories, as well as chat to friends across the country.

Each week a racing personality will host a live Q&A session for the online group, discussing their racing memories and telling stories that are not to be missed.

Our Virtual Coffee Morning group is closed and regulated. For those who have worked in the racing industry, and would like to join us then please click here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/612056346044472/

This week we are delighted to be joined by Susannah Gill, Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs at UK Tote Group.

 

 

 

Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook

Following the success of our Quiz Night for World Book Night join us every Thursday for a one round quiz (not necessarily about literature!) Questions will be posted on all Wiltshire Libraries’ Facebook pages at 7pm and answers at 8pm. So get your thinking caps on and don’t forget to let us know how you scored.

 

Free Hungerford Camera Club Weekly Zoom Meetings @ online
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hungerford Camera Club has adapted itself to the changing times. Since lockdown, we’re conducted our weekly meetings via Zoom on Thursdays from 8pm and we invite any interested in photography to join us for free.

We’ve had one guest speaker with another one in the coming weeks – seeing them via zoom & using the screen sharing function to show us their work. We’ve been able to have an online themed competition with the weekly winner choosing the topic for the following week.

It’s also been a good chance to discuss images submitted by the members for competitions against other clubs later in the year with everyone offering their opinions.

We are postponing membership renewals & fees until we’re able to meet in person in the town hall so if you’d like to see what the club’s all about from the comfort of your couch – see some of our work and get an insight into what we do and who we are, send us a message from the website: https://www.hungerford-camera-club.co.uk/index.p…/contact-us.

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Jun
12
Fri
2020
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square
Jun 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Come and browse Lambourne’s market stalls. Our range spans from Fresh Produce, to a Butchers and other essential foods and items.

Jun
13
Sat
2020
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place) | Newbury | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Market is a bustling one-stop shop for all your essentials.

The majority of the traders have been on the market for many years so you’re guaranteed top quality produce. Once you’ve finished bargain hunting, relax with a cuppa and some hot food.

The market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.

Aldworth Saturday Community Market @ Aldworth Village Hall
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
17
Wed
2020
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street
Jun 17 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street | England | United Kingdom

Wednesday is market day in Hungerford, when cars give way to shoppers, traders and stalls filled with fresh fruit, vegetable, fish, meat, flowers, plants, clothes, fabrics, collectables and more.

You’ll find the Hungerford Charter Market on the High Street just outside the Town Hall, starting early in the morning and packing away early afternoon. Don’t forget to check the Town Hall Steps and Magistrates Room, as both are often hired for indoor sales, are are very popular for arts and crafts markets.

If you’d like a stall at the weekly Charter market, please speak to Darren on the Flower Stall.

Did you know… Hungerford is believed to have first held a market in 1248 during the reigh of Henry III. In 1296, Edward I confirmed in writing the rights to hold a market.

Weekly Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Weekly Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online

Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual event that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos.

Every Wednesday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating Calm out of Chaos

Who can attend? Anyone. Just sign up for the Zoom meeting here  (If you don’t already use Zoom you will need to create an account but it’s easy and free).

What will happen? Lis will deliver some coaching content for 20 mins and then there’ll be a Q and A session.  If there’s one person on the call, they’ll have a private coaching session.  If there’s more, it’ll be a facilitated conversation. No one has to share anything sensitive – or anything at all, for that matter. It’ll centre on how to be/remain calm and will focus on the practical things that’ll keep us safe and well in the future weeks and months.

Who else will be on the call?  People who want help to be positive and hopeful in these turbulent times.  Zoom can accomodate up to 100 people in one call.

Is there a charge?  No, but if you can, please make a donation to the Reading-based mental health charity, Sport in Mind

How long is the event?  An hour, every Wednesday lunchtime for the forseeable future. You’ll have to re-register for every session – Lis will send out a link each week.

What do I need? Lunch – plus a pen and notebook if you want to make notes.

What about confidentiality? Respect for others is a pre-requisite for the call and Lis will set out the ground rules at the beginning of each session.  This is an honest attempt to help people cope with the current pandemic of fear and anxiety.

Jun
18
Thu
2020
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place) | Newbury | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Market is a bustling one-stop shop for all your essentials.

The majority of the traders have been on the market for many years so you’re guaranteed top quality produce. Once you’ve finished bargain hunting, relax with a cuppa and some hot food.

The market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.

Racing Conversation
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Racing Welfare Conversation

Due to Covid-19, Racing Welfare’s regular coffee mornings for those working in or retired from the racing industry have had to be cancelled.

In a bid to tackle loneliness and social isolation amongst the racing community, we have brought our coffee mornings onto Facebook to allow racing staff and those retired from the industry the opportunity to relive some of their racing memories, as well as chat to friends across the country.

Each week a racing personality will host a live Q&A session for the online group, discussing their racing memories and telling stories that are not to be missed.

Our Virtual Coffee Morning group is closed and regulated. For those who have worked in the racing industry, and would like to join us then please click here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/612056346044472/

This week we are delighted to be joined by Susannah Gill, Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs at UK Tote Group.

 

 

 

Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook

Following the success of our Quiz Night for World Book Night join us every Thursday for a one round quiz (not necessarily about literature!) Questions will be posted on all Wiltshire Libraries’ Facebook pages at 7pm and answers at 8pm. So get your thinking caps on and don’t forget to let us know how you scored.

 

Free Hungerford Camera Club Weekly Zoom Meetings @ online
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hungerford Camera Club has adapted itself to the changing times. Since lockdown, we’re conducted our weekly meetings via Zoom on Thursdays from 8pm and we invite any interested in photography to join us for free.

We’ve had one guest speaker with another one in the coming weeks – seeing them via zoom & using the screen sharing function to show us their work. We’ve been able to have an online themed competition with the weekly winner choosing the topic for the following week.

It’s also been a good chance to discuss images submitted by the members for competitions against other clubs later in the year with everyone offering their opinions.

We are postponing membership renewals & fees until we’re able to meet in person in the town hall so if you’d like to see what the club’s all about from the comfort of your couch – see some of our work and get an insight into what we do and who we are, send us a message from the website: https://www.hungerford-camera-club.co.uk/index.p…/contact-us.

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Jun
19
Fri
2020
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Come and browse Lambourne’s market stalls. Our range spans from Fresh Produce, to a Butchers and other essential foods and items.

Hungerford Comedy Club @ online
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Hungerford Comedy Club @ online | England | United Kingdom

Hungerford Comedy Club is On-line on Zoom

The last time President Obonjo came to Hungerford he performed for a crowd of more than 350 people in the Croft Hall (you had to be there to understand how), and he has agreed to return for our online show to give us an update on how his beloved Lafta Republic is coping with the current crisis. I suspect he may have some insights he can share with our own government.

Angie Belcher is a Bristol comedian, actress and poet, with her own comedy empire in the South West. Her Mirth Control gigs for parents WITH children (i.e. with children in the audience) were proving a great hit with mums before lockdown ripped the changing mat from under its bottom.  She has hosted the Cabaret tent at Glastonbury, and supported the likes of Ian Cognito and Shappi Khorsandi.

Peter Brush has toured with Alexei Sayle, Arthur Smith and Justin Moorhouse amongst others and is a former BBC New Comedy Award finalist. He has been described as a Yorkshire Woody Allen (for his jokes, not for his girlfriends) and you will enjoy his very individual take on the world, with quirky one-liners and peerlessly original routines.

ZOOM LINK

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84570492174 Please feel free to share this with anyone and everyone.

There is no charge but donations welcome to www.paypal.me/PWYW904 or by BACS to sort code 30-94-46 acct number 00291279.

Jun
20
Sat
2020
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place) | Newbury | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Market is a bustling one-stop shop for all your essentials.

The majority of the traders have been on the market for many years so you’re guaranteed top quality produce. Once you’ve finished bargain hunting, relax with a cuppa and some hot food.

The market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.

Aldworth Saturday Community Market @ Aldworth Village Hall
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
23
Tue
2020
BookYak on Zoom
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BookYak on Zoom

BookYak Goes On Zoom

This year, before our lives changed due to Coronavirus, we had our first ‘BookYak’ evening. People came together in the bookshop to chat about the books they had been reading and enjoying recently.

Now, during Independent Bookshop Week (20-27 June) we will be holding Book Yak as an online event on Zoom.

As well as hearing about the books you have been reading recently we will be highlighting forthcoming books that we are especially excited about.

So, register here. The Zoom link is below, and we’ll send it to you again just beforehand. On the night sit down with one or two books to hold up to the screen so we can see what you are talking about, and maybe a glass of wine or cup of tea. No need to have a speech ready about your chosen books – just a few words about what it was about or why you liked it. It’s all very friendly and informal.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85770416830?pwd=K2RIaENMNkk2OEZMb09wdnNkZnRvQT09

We hope to see you there!

Jun
24
Wed
2020
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street
Jun 24 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street | England | United Kingdom

Wednesday is market day in Hungerford, when cars give way to shoppers, traders and stalls filled with fresh fruit, vegetable, fish, meat, flowers, plants, clothes, fabrics, collectables and more.

You’ll find the Hungerford Charter Market on the High Street just outside the Town Hall, starting early in the morning and packing away early afternoon. Don’t forget to check the Town Hall Steps and Magistrates Room, as both are often hired for indoor sales, are are very popular for arts and crafts markets.

If you’d like a stall at the weekly Charter market, please speak to Darren on the Flower Stall.

Did you know… Hungerford is believed to have first held a market in 1248 during the reigh of Henry III. In 1296, Edward I confirmed in writing the rights to hold a market.

Weekly Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Weekly Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online

Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual event that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos.

Every Wednesday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating Calm out of Chaos

Who can attend? Anyone. Just sign up for the Zoom meeting here  (If you don’t already use Zoom you will need to create an account but it’s easy and free).

What will happen? Lis will deliver some coaching content for 20 mins and then there’ll be a Q and A session.  If there’s one person on the call, they’ll have a private coaching session.  If there’s more, it’ll be a facilitated conversation. No one has to share anything sensitive – or anything at all, for that matter. It’ll centre on how to be/remain calm and will focus on the practical things that’ll keep us safe and well in the future weeks and months.

Who else will be on the call?  People who want help to be positive and hopeful in these turbulent times.  Zoom can accomodate up to 100 people in one call.

Is there a charge?  No, but if you can, please make a donation to the Reading-based mental health charity, Sport in Mind

How long is the event?  An hour, every Wednesday lunchtime for the forseeable future. You’ll have to re-register for every session – Lis will send out a link each week.

What do I need? Lunch – plus a pen and notebook if you want to make notes.

What about confidentiality? Respect for others is a pre-requisite for the call and Lis will set out the ground rules at the beginning of each session.  This is an honest attempt to help people cope with the current pandemic of fear and anxiety.

Jun
25
Thu
2020
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place) | Newbury | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Market is a bustling one-stop shop for all your essentials.

The majority of the traders have been on the market for many years so you’re guaranteed top quality produce. Once you’ve finished bargain hunting, relax with a cuppa and some hot food.

The market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.

Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook

Following the success of our Quiz Night for World Book Night join us every Thursday for a one round quiz (not necessarily about literature!) Questions will be posted on all Wiltshire Libraries’ Facebook pages at 7pm and answers at 8pm. So get your thinking caps on and don’t forget to let us know how you scored.

 

Free Hungerford Camera Club Weekly Zoom Meetings @ online
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hungerford Camera Club has adapted itself to the changing times. Since lockdown, we’re conducted our weekly meetings via Zoom on Thursdays from 8pm and we invite any interested in photography to join us for free.

We’ve had one guest speaker with another one in the coming weeks – seeing them via zoom & using the screen sharing function to show us their work. We’ve been able to have an online themed competition with the weekly winner choosing the topic for the following week.

It’s also been a good chance to discuss images submitted by the members for competitions against other clubs later in the year with everyone offering their opinions.

We are postponing membership renewals & fees until we’re able to meet in person in the town hall so if you’d like to see what the club’s all about from the comfort of your couch – see some of our work and get an insight into what we do and who we are, send us a message from the website: https://www.hungerford-camera-club.co.uk/index.p…/contact-us.

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Jun
26
Fri
2020
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Come and browse Lambourne’s market stalls. Our range spans from Fresh Produce, to a Butchers and other essential foods and items.

Jun
27
Sat
2020
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Market @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place) | Newbury | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Market is a bustling one-stop shop for all your essentials.

The majority of the traders have been on the market for many years so you’re guaranteed top quality produce. Once you’ve finished bargain hunting, relax with a cuppa and some hot food.

The market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.

Aldworth Saturday Community Market @ Aldworth Village Hall
Jun 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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