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Dec
13
Fri
2019
The Newbury Christmas Sing-Along @ Newbury Marketplace
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Newbury Christmas Sing-Along takes place in Newbury Market Place on Friday 13 December from 6 to 8pm.

The evening begins with a special performance by massed choirs from local primary schools.  They will then be accompanied by Cold Ash Brass Band and The Cromwell Singers performing a number of Christmas favourites for you to sing-along to.  To round off the evening, we have one of the UK’s leading tribute acts, Re-Take That, encouraging you to sing-along to Take That’s Greatest Hits.

You will also have the unique opportunity to win Greenham Trust’s fourth golden ticket of 2019 and award £5000 in funding to local charitable projects on The Good Exchange – Ts and Cs apply.

The evening is free to attend, but for more information, Golden Ticket T’s and C’s and to register your interest please click here.

 

Sponsored Carol Playing with Wantage Academy Band @ HOLY TRINITY CHURCH,
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Sponsored Carol Playing with Wantage Academy Band @ HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, | England | United Kingdom

Academy Brass and their conductor Nikki Jones invite you to a sponsored carol playing session at Holy Trinity Church, where you will be able to sing along and enjoy traditional refreshments.

Apollo Big Band with vocalist Steph Richardson @ Sutton Hall, Stockcross
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm
Apollo Big Band with vocalist Steph Richardson @ Sutton Hall, Stockcross | Stockcross | England | United Kingdom

Enjoy a toe-tapping night of swinging Big Band tunes with the Apollo Big Band, featuring popular jazz vocalist Steph Richardson. Bring some drinks and nibbles, sit back and enjoy a superb evening’s entertainment. Tickets £10 (£5 for under 16s) available from www.apollobigband.co.uk or call 01793 766 129.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Elvis at The Herongate Club – Christmas Music Special @ The Herongate Club
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
Elvis at The Herongate Club - Christmas Music Special @ The Herongate Club | Hungerford | United Kingdom

Imagine one of the best Elvis impersonators there is dressed in authentic clothing, singing with original and authentic equipment AND with a live band. Add all the dance moves and limitless energy and you have our ‘Ultimate Elvis’ experience. A must see!

Hungerford Town Band Christmas Concert @ Hungerford Corn Exchange
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm
Hungerford Town Band Christmas Concert @ Hungerford Corn Exchange | England | United Kingdom

Hungerford Town Band Christmas Concert

Wantage BIG BAND Christmas Supper Party @ East Challow British Legion
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm
Wantage BIG BAND Christmas Supper Party @ East Challow British Legion | East Challow | England | United Kingdom

Join the Wantage Big Band this Christmas,as they present their annual seasonal event which has proved really popular over the years and don’t forget the cold supper. Tickets available from Regent Bookshop, Wantage; Grove Pharmacy or from the website or tel 01235 770378

Dec
15
Sun
2019
The Hungerford Mayor’s Christmas Carol Concert @ St Lawrence's Church
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm
Dec
16
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

For under 5s – come and join Music Mondays.  Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Spaces are limited so please book in advance by calling or e-mailing (see above), or pop into the Museum.

There is a suggested donation of £2 per family.

Christmas Carols at the Queens Arms @ The Queens Arms
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm
Christmas Carols at the Queens Arms @ The Queens Arms | England | United Kingdom

Get into the festive mood at The Queens Arms in East Garston with mulled wine, carol sing-a-long and festive Morris dancing from 7pm.

Dec
19
Thu
2019
A Celebration of Christmas @ Marlborough College Chapel
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A Celebration of Christmas @ Marlborough College Chapel | England | United Kingdom

Join us for ‘A Celebration of Christmas’ our inaugural Marlborough carol service in aid of the Stroke Association.

The service will take place in the beautiful surroundings of Marlborough College Chapel at 7pm on 19th December 2019 with festive refreshments from 6pm.

Get into the Christmas spirit at this magical evening of beautiful music and celebrity readings.

Tickets will be available to buy through our website later in the autumn – https://www.celebrationofchristmas.co.uk . If you would like to be notified when tickets go on sale, please email celebrationofchristmas@outlook.com

Dec
21
Sat
2019
Pantomime at The Beacon: Aladdin @ The Beacon
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm
Pantomime at The Beacon: Aladdin @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom
Join us this Christmas for the pantomime you wished for!

Follow Aladdin and his Mum, Widow Twankey, on an adventure from rags to riches, as they defeat the evil Abanzar and win the hand of the Sultan’s daughter Princess Jasmine.

‘Aladdin’ by TaleGate Theatre Productions is full of Eastern promise. Packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the magic of traditional pantomime!

This fun-filled extravaganza is guaranteed to delight the whole family.

Woodlanders Country Music Club @ Woodlands St Mary Village Hall
Dec 21 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Woodlands St Mary Village Hall to enjoy some of the finest live country music artists on the scene.  The events are open to all and include a large membership from The Lambourn Valley and Hungerford area.  The group is a friendly bunch who enjoy great music and dance.

To find out more please contact Rose & Dave Hawkins on 01488 72715

Dec
23
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

For under 5s – come and join Music Mondays.  Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Spaces are limited so please book in advance by calling or e-mailing (see above), or pop into the Museum.

There is a suggested donation of £2 per family.

Concert: A Christmas Carol @ Shaw House
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert: A Christmas Carol @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Concert: A Christmas Carol

GreenMatthews bring you a brand-new retelling of the best-loved Yuletide adventure of them all – Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”.

First published in 1843, the story is credited with reinventing and reinvigorating the British Christmas and has been loved and retold by every generation since. Using new lyrics and traditional English folk tunes, GreenMatthews (with special guest Jude Rees) use a bewitching blend of voices and instruments to create a musical retelling of this seasonal favourite.

This heartwarming tale is presented entirely in narrative song, using brand-new lyrics set to traditional English folk and carol melodies.

‘A Christmas Carol: In Concert’ is the perfect show for anyone looking to recapture the simple Yuletide delights of fellowship, laughter and good cheer.

The cafe will be open, serving wine, local beer/cider and mulled wine. Suitable: 8+

Shaw House | Monday 23 December | Doors 7pm Performance 7.30pm

Dec
30
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

For under 5s – come and join Music Mondays.  Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Spaces are limited so please book in advance by calling or e-mailing (see above), or pop into the Museum.

There is a suggested donation of £2 per family.

Jan
5
Sun
2020
West Berkshire Chamber Music Concerts @ Old Bluecoat School, Chapel Street
Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Old Bluecoat School Thatcham RG18 4JT
  • Doors open at 15:30
  • Tea and cakes are served from 15:30 to 16:00
  • The concert starts at 16:00 and lasts for around an hour
  • Tickets: £10 Adults, £5 Children available on the door or in advance from 01635 869869

For more information see:
https://westberkshirechambermusicconcerts.com/

 

Jan
9
Thu
2020
Modern Jive Dance Class & Social Evening @ Herongate Club
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Modern Jive Dance Class & Social Evening @ Herongate Club | England | United Kingdom

EXCITING NEWS FOR RESIDENTS OF HUNGERFORD AND SURROUNDING AREAS!

Brand new MODERN JIVE dance class & social evening starting in Hungerford on Thursday 9th January 2020.
See below for how you can grab a FREE CLASS!

Have you ever wanted to learn to dance but don’t have a partner?
Want to learn a dance that’s easy to learn with no complicated footwork, that you can pick up after your first class?
Do you want to get fitter and meet new friends?
Do you live in Hungerford & surrounds areas?

Then we have some HUGE news, on Thursday 9th January 2020 we are opening a brand new weekly modern jive night at the Herongate Club in Hungerford.

A full night’s entertainment, with 2 dance classes (absolute beginners & intermediate) and a social evening afterwards with bar & disco. Music played is from Sheeran to Sinatra so something for everyone’s taste!

The best bit is you don’t need to come with a partner, come on your own or with friends (adults only). Our teaching method means that everyone dances with everyone else so great fun and the experienced dancers help the newer dancers too!

If you have not been to any of our classes before, you can grab a FREE ticket either by:
1) Commenting below and we’ll message you all the details
2) Print off a free voucher from our website: GingerJive.com
3) Call us on 01635 877 253 / 07970 153 518

We’ve been teaching in the area for 23 years and are delighted to be opening a new class in Hungerford, come and join us, you’ll be glad you did!

If you want more info about the classes, or are a little nervous, give us a buzz for a friendly chat!

Start 2020 off with a bang and learn something new, make new friends – go on, you’ll be glad you did!

Kind Regards
Kerrin & Luci
Ginger Jive
https://www.facebook.com/events/703680903472685/

Feb
2
Sun
2020
West Berkshire Chamber Music Concerts @ Old Bluecoat School, Chapel Street
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Old Bluecoat School Thatcham RG18 4JT
  • Doors open at 15:30
  • Tea and cakes are served from 15:30 to 16:00
  • The concert starts at 16:00 and lasts for around an hour
  • Tickets: £10 Adults, £5 Children available on the door or in advance from 01635 869869

For more information see:
https://westberkshirechambermusicconcerts.com/

 

Mar
1
Sun
2020
West Berkshire Chamber Music Concerts @ Old Bluecoat School, Chapel Street
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Old Bluecoat School Thatcham RG18 4JT
  • Doors open at 15:30
  • Tea and cakes are served from 15:30 to 16:00
  • The concert starts at 16:00 and lasts for around an hour
  • Tickets: £10 Adults, £5 Children available on the door or in advance from 01635 869869

For more information see:
https://westberkshirechambermusicconcerts.com/

 

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