What's On

Jul
2
Thu
2020
9:00 am Newbury Thursday and Saturday Ma... @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Ma... @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jul 2 @ 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,[...]
10:00 am Greenham Trust Community Forum @ Zoom online call
Greenham Trust Community Forum @ Zoom online call
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Greenham Trust Community Forum @ Zoom online call
FREE ONLINE EVENT: THURSDAY 2ND JULY 2020, 10am During the nearly 3 months of COVID-19 lockdown, the charity sector in West Berkshire and north Hampshire has faced unprecedented challenges but continuing to work and collaborate[...]
11:00 am Richard Johnson hosts Racing Con...
Richard Johnson hosts Racing Con...
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Richard Johnson hosts Racing Conversation
Richard Johnson hosts Racing 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[...]
7:00 pm Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook
Quiz Night With Wiltshire Libraries @ Online - Facebook
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
8:00 pm Free Hungerford Camera Club Week... @ online
Free Hungerford Camera Club Week... @ online
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Hungerford Camera Club Weekly Zoom Meetings @ online
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.[...]
Jul
3
Fri
2020
8:00 am Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square
Lambourn Friday Market @ Lambourn Market Square
Jul 3 @ 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.
Jul
4
Sat
2020
9:00 am Newbury Thursday and Saturday Ma... @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Newbury Thursday and Saturday Ma... @ Newbury (Northbrook Street, Market Place)
Jul 4 @ 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,[...]

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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