“Farming,” he says, “the state of the land, its impact on the countryside and the quality of the food it produces, and our individual health are inextricably linked.Getting it right is perhaps the most important challenge of the 21st century.
His recent focus has remained in contemporary music and education, working in Brighton as a guitar, bass, drum kit and ukulele teacher.
Brian also travels internationally as a performer, presenter, and educator.
Hungerford Comedy Club rounds off its first year with a mixture of stand-up styles including sets from Sunjai Arif and Jay Handley, and regular MC Graeme Coulam.
An engaging storyteller, Sunjai quickly wins over audiences with his warm personality.
Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art.
Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love.
Jay is a regular at some of the UK’s very best venues and has twice been a finalist in the Birmingham New Act of the Year Awards – although he did not win, what he lost in potential accolades he has gained in a zen-like acceptance of his place in the world.
– the world’s longest-running radio soap opera – and creator of some of its most memorable storylines and characters, Graham Harvey looks back on his time with the programme and explains how it is created.
Followed by a delicious fried breakfast cooked by the 1st Hungerford Brownies in the Croft Hall at 8.00am Please note that the walk is free and no ticket is required– the tickets you can buy are for the breakfast (which is optional! Refreshments available in the Village Hall 11am-4pm courtesy of Chilton Foliat WI.
4pm onwards, swing band ‘Ish Kabibble’ will be jazzing it up in the garden of The Wheatsheaf.
One of the most influential campaigners on rural matters in the UK, Graham writes for Rob Starr, River Keeper for the Town & Manor of Hungerford, leads an exploration of the Dun, a chalk stream which is a globally rare habitat abundant with wildlife. Paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, textile art, jewellery, photography, stained glass, ceramics, millinery.