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7:00 am Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
10:00 am Art Group @ Lambourn Library
Art Group @ Lambourn Library
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Art Group @ Lambourn Library | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom
Art Group Every Wednesday, 10.00am-12.00pm at Lambourn Library. Bring your paints, pastels or pencils. For more information, please contact the library. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30283  
11:00 am Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom
Rhymetime Rhymetime for under 4’s, every Wednesday in term time ONLY, 11am at Hungerford Library. For more information please contact the library. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282
11:00 am Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom
Rhymetime for under 3 years Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11.00-11.20am at Newbury Library. For more information, please contact the library. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30251
12:00 pm Wash Common SustainHUBle Market @ St Francis Parish Hall
Wash Common SustainHUBle Market @ St Francis Parish Hall
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wash Common SustainHUBle Market @ St Francis Parish Hall | England | United Kingdom
Bring your own containers to stock up with lots of great eco and local products.
2:00 pm English Conversation Group @ Hun... @ Hungerford Library
English Conversation Group @ Hun... @ Hungerford Library
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
English Conversation Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom
English Conversation Group Is English your second language? Get help with everyday conversation at this friendly session. Every Wednesday, 2.00-3.00pm at Hungerford Library. For more information please contact the library. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282[...]
2:30 pm Knit & Natter @ Newbury Library
Knit & Natter @ Newbury Library
Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knit & Natter @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom
Knit & Natter at Burghfield Library Drop in and bring your knitting with you. Starts Wednesday 16 May, then fortnightly on Wednesdays, 2.30-4.30 pm. For more information, please contact the library: 01189 833632 or email:[...]

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

Local Foodie News & Events 

• You can now take away your favourite menu item at Honesty Coffeeshops to take away and enjoy at home. A quick convenient fix that is both delicious and nutritious available from Honesty Coffeeshops at Hungerford, Greenham, Inkpen, Kingsclere and Saddleback.

• Tryanuary tipple selection recommended by The Naked Grape in Hungerford

 Curry night at The Bell in Ramsbury – last Monday of the month from £11 per person

 

 

Local Foodie Shops, Markets & Producers

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

• Great British Mead and drinking horns based in Wantage

• Gastro Nicks Delicatessen & Wine Merchant in Collingbourne Ducis

• 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.

• Thatcham Community Market & Hungerford Charter Market every Wed morning

• Wantage Country Market – every Friday morning in the museum.

Recipes

This week we’ve selected Honesty Group founder Romilla Arber’s yummy leek recipe because we have plenty of them still in our garden and we’ve just discovered you can cut them off above ground and they keep growing!  Followed by a treat for anyone doing Veganuary (or who is allergic to dairy).
 

Cheesy Leeks on Toast

Leeks have been prized by cooks since Roman times and are now considered ‘super’ vegetables, as they are helpful in reducing bad cholesterol and linked

And there are plenty more recipes in our whole recipe section

Great Places to Eat

Local Food & Wine Courses

Handmade chocolate workshops at Newbury College from February. Learn how to master the difficult art of handling and decorating chocolate and how to work with a range of styles and techniques. More details here.

Culinary masterclass at Newbury College on Sat 8 Feb 2020. For keen home cooks to learn how to prepare, cook and sample a delicious three-course meal designed by a Michelin star chef. More details here.

Honesty Cookery School near Newbury offers a mouth-watering range of cookery classes ranging from bread, cheese and chocolate making through to authentic cookery from Italy, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Why not buy a gift voucher? Or celebrate by booking an experience with a friend? Contact cookeryschool@honestygroup.co.uk.

Wine courses (WSET Level 1 and 2) at GrapeSmith Wine Academy, Barrs Yard, Hungerford. The only local WSET-approved provider offering these international wine qualifications. One-day WSET Level 1 courses on last Sunday of the month. 10-week Level 2 starts Weds 12 Feb. Wine-tasting packages also available. Contact Polly on polly@grapesmith.co.uk or 01488 680933.

Lambourn Wine Club Learn more with like-minded wine lovers and taste quality wines at the next eight-week Lambourn Wine Circle starting Thur 20 Feb. You will sample eight different wines every week including Chianti Classico, Alsace, South African and organic wines. Book with Brian Davis on 01488 670468 or brian.davis77@uwclub.net. Private tastings for a special event at home or at a club can also be booked.

Cooking and nutrition workshops at Maymessy Cookery School in West Challow for all ages, gardening and cookery life skills for disadvantaged young people. A beautiful venue over-looking the Ridgeway, Maymessy is available to hire. Contact Anna Richards at anna@maymessy.com or 07960 489 677.

Local Jobs & Career Opportunities in Catering

Local Food Personalities

• Interview (from 23mins 45sec) with Laurent Lebeau chef/patron of The Red House in Marsh Benham and The Castle in Newbury who used to be Executive Chef of Chez Gerard 

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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