Exhibitions and workshops in the Hub over the next few months.
Unless stated otherwise, tickets for events must be reserved and paid for in advance. This can be done by bank transfer to account number 33761614, sort code 20-65-20 (please quote ‘event’ next to your name as a reference) or cheque made payable to Hungerford Library & Community Trust. If you are buying a ticket less than one week before the event, we can only accept payment by cash. Use the form at the foot of the page to reserve tickets.
Wednesday 15 May, 6-8pm
An informal get-together to meet and thank our team of volunteers. This will also be an opportunity for anyone interested in volunteering to meet the Hub team and find out more about our activities. Drinks and nibbles. Everyone welcome. Free entry.
Author Talk and Signing:
Marwood & Lovett Restoration Series by Andrew Taylor, hosted by Hungerford Bookshop
Andrew will be talking about his most recent books Marwood and Lovett Restoration series, before taking questions and signing copies. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this celebrated writer.
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Tickets £7 from Hungerford Bookshop, or online at ArtsForHungerford.com
Wednesday 22 May, 7.30pm
Saturday 1 June, 2-4.30pm
An easy to learn monoprint workshop run by local artist Shirley Cartey. She will show you how to make your own prints with plates using simple drawing techniques without the need for a press. To find out more about monoprinting go here.
Ticket price £20 Limited tickets, booking advisable
Spanish Conversation Club
Spanish conversation organised by Angela Quiroga. Free entry
Monday 17th June, 7-8.30pm
Hub ArtSpace: first Sunday in the month, 2-5pm
Self-lead drawing workshop, working in a relaxed and informal environment with themed subjects – still life of industrial relics, coastal finds, dynamic flora, the clothed body, and more. Bring your own materials, drawing boards, easels although there is always a selection of materials available to dip into. Tea and coffee provided.
Planned programme for 2019:
2nd June, objects with a sea theme – nets, shells
7th July, natural objects – feathers, fossils, egg shells, rocks, nests
1st September, life model (clothed)
6th October, patterned fabric with metal and glass – riot of pattern!
3rd November, fruit and bowls inspired by Cezanne
1st December, garden theme – clay pots, tools
*these sessions are on the second Sunday due to other events.
Cost: £10 payable in advance. To book a place contact firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to a member of the WBC library team. There will be a limit of 12 people in each session.
A Crafty Girl’s Night Out : first Wednesday of the month, 7-9pm
Cost: £5. Next evening – Wednesday 5th June. No need to book a place – just drop in. For further information contact email@example.com or speak to a member of the WBC library team.
Hungerford Summer Festival Art Exhibition
An open exhibition and sale of new and original artworks produced by local artists. Open every weekend throughout the Summer Festival from Friday 28th June to Sunday 14th July (details below). Anyone interested in exhibiting is welcome to contact the Hub Manager for details here.
As with all our exhibitions, 10% of sales (20% on cards) will be donated to Hungerford Library & Community Trust.
Free Entry. Open 10-4pm, Friday 28th-Sunday 30th June, Friday 5th-Sunday 7th July and Friday 12th-Sunday 14th July
If you would like to reserve tickets for any of the events on this page please use the contact the form here, letting us know how many tickets you require and for which event. Payment (in advance please*) can be made by cheque (payable to Hungerford Library and Community Trust) or BACS transfer to account number 33761614, sort code 20-65-20. Please quote ‘event’ and your name as the reference alongside the payment.
*All tickets must be paid for in advance unless within one week of the event, in which case we can only accept cash on the day.
Regular events organised by West Berks library team and held within Hungerford Hub:
To find out more about any of these events, speak to a member of the library staff.
Art Group: Tuesday, weekly 2-4pm.
Rhyme Time: Wednesdays (term time) 11-11.30am, up to 3yrs
Children’s Crafts: Wednesdays (school holidays) 10.30am-12pm
English Conversation group: Wednesday, weekly, 2pm
Craft & Chat: Friday, weekly, 10am-12pm.
Gardening Club: 2nd Friday in the month, 5.30-6.30pm
Book Group: 3rd Friday in the month, 5.30-6.30pm
French Conversation (coffee and croissant): last Saturday in the month, hosted by Hungerford Twinning Association.
Research your Family History: first Tuesday of the month 2-4pm