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Apple pressing at Woolton Hill market

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


01635 886637


THE BIG village apple press returns to Woolton Hill village market today (Saturday), with crafts, a film festival and plenty of sports fixtures happening elsewhere, in and around Newbury.

Woolton Hill village market, from 10am to 1pm, at St Thomas’ Church Hall, includes the Big Village Apple Press, with chance to take along undamaged ripe fruit to turn into juice

At Newbury library is Cool Craft, from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, a free drop-in session for over sevens.

Sports fans can choose from two hockey matches at Henwick, including Newbury ladies 11 versus Henley at 12.30pm, or Newbury ladies 1st versus Reading at 3.30pm.

For rugby fans, Newbury Blues take on Windsor at 3pm in Monks Lane, while football fans should head for Bulpit Lane, in Hungerford, for a 3pm National League South match between Hungerford Town, and Hampton and Richmond.

In Wash Common, the Ann Hoddinott Art Exhibition is from 10am to noon, at the New Era Theatre, St George’s Centre, Andover Road.

Stick in the Wheel is at 8pm, at Ace Space, St Nicholas Road, Newbury. Tel 07905 590217. Tickets available from Hogans Music or 078911 76940. more details at

West Berkshire Brewery's  Oktoberfest Beerfest is from noon to 11.30pm, at Tithe Barn, Yattendon. For details telephone (01635) 202968

Park House school in Newbury hosts the Mum2mum market, Baby & Kids Nearly New Sale, clothes, toys and equipment, between 10.30am to 12.30pm. For more details email , or visit

This evening, Newbury's Corn Exchange hosts the WiFi wars, a live comedy game show, at 7pm. Age guide 11+. £16. Box office 0845 5218218

Film fans should head over to Basingstoke for the Exit6Film Festival, details at

Also in Basingstoke is entertainment for age seven and over - The Rattler: the true and original story of Rumpelstiltskin, starting at 3pm, at The Haymarket. Box office (01256) 844244.

Music fans may enjoy The Big Chris Barber Band, at 7.45pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke. Box office (01256) 844244

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