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Aug
24
Sat
2019
9:30 am Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Brick City Exhibition & Brick Den Workshops @ The Base | Greenham | England | United Kingdom
Make your summer brick-tastic with a visit to The Base and the chance to build your own designs using LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. Brick City is a celebration of iconic buildings from cities around the[...]
9:30 am Wantage LEGO Expo 2019 @ Vale and Downland Museum
Wantage LEGO Expo 2019 @ Vale and Downland Museum
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wantage LEGO Expo 2019 @ Vale and Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom
The Wantage LEGO® Expo returns for the summer of 2019! Running from 27 July to 31 August, there will be LEGO® models throughout the museum galleries and loads of LEGO® themed activities. Once again the[...]
10:00 am The Living Rainforest: Summer Fe... @ The Living Rainforest
The Living Rainforest: Summer Fe... @ The Living Rainforest
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Living Rainforest: Summer Festival of Conservation & Sustainable Living @ The Living Rainforest | Hampstead Norreys | England | United Kingdom
Join us this August as we celebrate nature conservation and sustainable living! Take part in a host of indoor and outdoor activities – from interactive workshops & eco-exhibits, to inspiring talks and tours, to green[...]
11:00 am Hungerford Real Ale Festival @ The Hungerford Club
Hungerford Real Ale Festival @ The Hungerford Club
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Hungerford Real Ale Festival @ The Hungerford Club | England | United Kingdom
Three days of real ale, cider, pies, BBQs, live music and entertainment at the award-winning Hungerford Club in The Croft Saturday – 11am – 11pm Sunday – 12noon – 11pm Monday – 11am – 11pm[...]
2:00 pm A Celebration of Rosé at The Nak... @ The Naked Grape
A Celebration of Rosé at The Nak... @ The Naked Grape
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A Celebration of Rosé at The Naked Grape @ The Naked Grape | England | United Kingdom
Come and meet our stunning range of rosé wines, in all forms and styles. We import a range of wines from Provence in France that offer sublime flavour with elegance and value.
6:00 pm Lambourn Festival: Fun Fair @ Mill Lane Recreation Ground, Lambourn
Lambourn Festival: Fun Fair @ Mill Lane Recreation Ground, Lambourn
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lambourn Festival: Fun Fair @ Mill Lane Recreation Ground, Lambourn | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom
Fun Fair opens and continues daily until Tuesday 27th August Mill Lane Recreation Ground, Lambourn    
Aug
25
Sun
2019
9:30 am Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Brick City Exhibition & Brick Den Workshops @ The Base | Greenham | England | United Kingdom
Make your summer brick-tastic with a visit to The Base and the chance to build your own designs using LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. Brick City is a celebration of iconic buildings from cities around the[...]

Lots ot lovely local food & drink producers and food events in our area!

Foodie News & Events 

• Enjoy a sizzling Bank Holiday weekend at The White Hart Inn, Hamstead Marshall

Bank Holiday Hungerford Real Ale Festival at The Hungerford Club at The Croft

• The Red House in Marsh Benham offers a secluded suntrap garden

  Curry night at The Bell in Ramsbury – last Monday of the month (next one Bank Holiday Monday 26 August), from £11 per person

• Got a glut of homegrown veg? The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat will take your organically homegrown produce and give you credit at the pub in return!

• Price comparison from Hayley at Packaging Not Included between their food and supermarket prices 

• Save the date of Hungerford Food Festival – Sunday 6 October

 

Local Foodie Shops, Markets & Producers

• For freshly made almond, peanut and chocolate/hazelnut butters, milks and lots more, check out Packaging Not Included in Marlborough.

• Thatcham Community Market – every Wednesday morning

Hungerford Charter Market – every Wednesday morning

• Wantage Country Market – every Friday morning

Recipes

Got a glut of courgettes? We have lots of courgette recipes for you!

Click here for our whole recipe section
 

Easy Vegetarian Camping Recipes

Easy Vegetarian Camping Recipes I went camping with a girlfriend recently who introduced me to some lovely recipes for camping. We’re not vegetarians but we

Great Places to Eat

• Congratulations to Ollie and Lauren at The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat, officially the most sustainable pub in the country according to the Sustainable Restaurant Association.

• Summer set menu at The Castle, Newbury available Tuesday to Saturday each week, along with various other events

• Summer set menu at The Bell at Ramsbury Monday to Friday lunchtimes

• Interesting 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 

Cookery Schools

 

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