Arts for Hungerford Events

We have a quality, varied programme for you to enjoy whatever your taste and age.

Remember under 18’s accompanied by an adult are eligible for a free ticket


Fri 25 Jan – The London Haydn Quartet

Buy Tickets Internationally renowned ensemble Programme: Mozart String Quartet No. 21 in D major K.575 Beethoven String Quartet op. 18 no. 6 in Bb major – Haydn String Quartet op. 77 no. 2 in F major One of the world’s leading period instrument string quartets, the London Haydn Quartet have received invitations to many of… Continue reading →

Sat 26 Jan-The Blue Bishops

Blues but definitely on that rocky edge. Join us for one of our classic cafe format evenings with great music. Over the years The Blue Bishops have built a reputation both for their studio albums and live performances. Acknowledged as one of the best live bands on the circuit, on first seeing them at the Bishopstock… Continue reading →

Sat 2 Feb – How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

8pm Croft Hall – Tickets £10 Rediscovering pleasure in existence Buy Tickets “There’s something about hearing your most painful emotions transformed into something beautiful…” The old Russian who uttered those words spoke for countless fellow survivors of Stalin’s reign of terror. And the ‘something beautiful’ he had in mind was the music of Dmitri Shostakovich.… Continue reading →

Sat 23 Feb – Faustus

Benji, Saul and Paul return to give you their unique take on English folk music Faustus last visit to Arts for Hungerford Oct 2016 Video and Photos courtesy of Matt Carter-Bennet Click Here Buy Tickets Faustus us a English tradition folk trio, nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, featuring three of the… Continue reading →

Sat 9 Mar -The Songs of Leonard Cohen – Keith James

The Songs of Leonard Cohen These remarkable songs – stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the stroke of each line. The chilling announcement of… Continue reading →

Sat 16 Mar – Contemporary Young Musicians

Showcasing the stars of tomorrow Buy Tickets 8pm Croft Hall – Tickets £8 Beth George is now unable to appear Changes to the programme but still an interesting night out as we give a range of performers a chance for a public stage show Barefoot Bigfoot – Rock 10 mins Symptom 64 Band – Rock 10 mins… Continue reading →

Sat 20 Apr Classical Young Musicians Concert

Join us for the latest in our series of Classical Young Musicians’ concerts. These events have really gathered momentum over the past two or three years, providing a valuable performance platform for some of the area’s most talented young players. Young Musicians’ evenings typically comprise six soloists, each presenting a short recital; this format, unique… Continue reading →

Sat 4 May – Leonid Gorokho

International star visits Hungerford! Buy Tickets Renowned Russian cellist Leonid Gorokhovwill present an exciting programme including works by Chopin and Poulenc. A graduate of the Rimsky-Korsokov Conservatoire, Leonid’s talent has been long internationally recognised with competition successes including the Concertino Praga, the Paris Chamber Music Prize and the Geneva Concours. In 1991 Leonid appeared as… Continue reading →

Fri 31 May – Elles Bailey

They say you get a lifetime to write your first album, and the blink of an eye to make your second. Elles Bailey wins either way, which is why she’s ready to follow the widespread success of Wildfire with the stunningly mature and highly personal synopsis of a year that changed her life in forthcoming… Continue reading →

Sat 15 Jun – Orlando

Fantastical exploration of identity Buy Tickets   This life-affirming, comedic tale of an immortal poet, whose gender cannot be pinned down, whose spirit cannot be caged, and whose irreverent, romantic adventures span from the 1500s to the present day – provides a magical realist exploration of human identity. Drawing on a decade’s worth of critically-… Continue reading →

Sat 22 Jun – Poetry Afloat

Open mic night on the water Buy Tickets Join us for an evening of poetry as we sail along the Kennet & Avon canal on the Rose of Hungerford. These nights of shared verse are a welcoming place for first timers as well as professionals to perform their work. Local poet Steve Horne, will launch… Continue reading →

Sun 23 Jun – Children’s Arts Festival

Loads of fun and activities Buy Tickets An action-packed day of fun hands-on arts activities for three to 11 year olds.Enjoy theatre workshops, art sessions, music making, story telling and much, much more. See or full details nearer the time. If the weather’s fine, bring a picnic blanket and make a day of it. Refreshments will… Continue reading →

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