What's On

Apr
5
Sun
2020
10:00 am Online Catholic Sunday Mass @ online
Online Catholic Sunday Mass @ online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Online Catholic Sunday Mass @ online
Mass is live streamed every Sunday from St Francis de Sales Wash Common at 10am. Parish priest Fr. Zbigniew Budyn, also covers Lady of Lourdes in Hungerford and members of both churches participate in the[...]
10:00 am Online Sunday Service followed b... @ online
Online Sunday Service followed b... @ online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Sunday Service followed by coffee and Zoom chat from St George's and St John's in Newbury @ online
St George’s & St John’s benefice in Newbury are providing a joint service being broadcast on youtube here at 10am every Sunday: They are also hosting a Virtual Coffee, Tea and Biscuit Chat on at[...]
10:00 am Online Sunday Services from the ... @ online
Online Sunday Services from the ... @ online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Online Sunday Services from the Vicar of St Lawrence's Church in Hungerford @ online
St Lawrence’s are streaming a short act of worship each Sunday on their YouTube Channel. They are using Prayer During The Day as the service order. It is very short, say 10-15 minutes and everything you[...]
1:00 pm Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual events that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos. Everyday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating[...]
Apr
6
Mon
2020
1:00 pm Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual events that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos. Everyday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating[...]
Apr
7
Tue
2020
11:30 am Canine First Aid Q&A Event in ai... @ online
Canine First Aid Q&A Event in ai... @ online
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Canine First Aid Q&A Event in aid of Trindledown Farm @ online
Trindledown Farm NAWT is in desperate need of funds to look after their animals during this lockdown period. They are very grateful to local experts who have offered to share their skills in Zoom meetings.[...]
1:00 pm Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual events that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos. Everyday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating[...]

Our round-up of foodie news, events, places to eat, recipes, local producers, jobs, cookery schools and more!

Local Foodie News & Events 

• here is a list of local pubs and restaurants offering delivery and take-away services.

• here are tips on creating and delivering food care packages for people in need

Flick at Ridgeway Nutrition is posting kid-friendly recipes for you to try at home

with bread in short supply in many shops at the moment, here some recipe ideas to make your own – and it use up dry bread so none goes to waste!

• This is a time to cook more for yourself in general. For immune-boosting meals at this time nutritionist Sam Silvester recommends shitaake and oyster mushrooms, garlic, onions, wild garlic leaves (see recpies below), berries (frozen is fine) ginger, turmeric, dark and colourful vegetables like red cabbage – plus vitamin D supplements and plenty of sleep!

Local Foodie Shops, Markets & Producers

Enjoy locally smoked fish, duck, venison & more from Black Dog Smokery in Royal Wootton Bassett

• Great British Mead based in Wantage

• Honesty bread can be ordered online for collection at any of the local Honesty coffee shops.

• Make your own almond, peanut and chocolate/hazelnut butters, milks and lots more at Packaging Not Included in Marlborough.

Recipes

And there are plenty more recipes in our whole recipe section

Local Food Personalities

• Local wild mushroom & truffle expert Laurent Lebeau shares some secrets about foraging and cooking with funghi and his plans for his Funghi Club. Listen here (from 9 mins 20 secs)

Sustainable Food & Cooking Choices

• Jo from The Mix in Wantage explains how their new Community Fridge and Store Cupboard works to reduce food waste. You can also use the Olio and Too Good to Go apps to rescue local food going to waste.

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