Hurst, Berkshire
Wooded Hill
A website for Hurst
Hurst n. wooded hill, hillock, wood.
[Old English hyrst, related to Old Saxon,
Old High German hurst, horst]
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Events in February 2024
Sunday 4th February 2024
Parish Communion
St.Nicholas Church
Parish Communion
Sunday 11th February
Morning Worship
St.Nicholas Church
Morning Worship
Please note this does not include a Eucharist.
Tuesday 13th February 2022
Shrove Tuesday
Pancake Day
Friday 16th February
Youth Club
Hurst Scout Hut
Any children in school years 7-9 are welcome to come along.
£2 a session to cover the cost of hiring the scout hut.
If you are interested in coming along, then please email for a registration form.
Saturday 17th February
Hurst Bowling Club Quiz Night
Hurst Village Hall
Maximum of eight people per team.
Light buffet supper, please bring your own drinks and drinking vessels.
Proceeds go towards a new clubhouse.
Contact the club for more dtails and to book your tickets.
Sunday 18th February
Parish Communion
St.Nicholas Church
Parish Communion led by Rev Marina
with Discovery Zone for children aged 7 and over
Sunday 25th February
Wokingham Half Marathon
Road closures in force, 8am to 2pm.
Sunday 25th February
Messy Church
St.Nicholas Church
Led by the Messy Team.
Events in March 2024
Sunday 3rd March 2024
Parish Communion
St.Nicholas Church
Parish Communion led by Rev, Canon Richard Lamey, Area Dean
with Discovery Zone for children aged 7 and over
Tuesday 5th March
Hurst Parish Council
St Nicholas School
Parish Council Meeting
Sunday 10th March
Mothering Sunday
St.Nicholas Church
Morning Worship led by Lynn Jeggo
Please note this does not include a Eucharist.
Saturday 16th March
Pre=season Working Party
9:00am to 1:00pm
Hurst Cricket Club
We would like to invite the village to come and help get our facilities up to scratch for the new season.
Specific skills required Electricians, decorators, gardeners and general muscle!s
Please bring tools as we don’t have many.
Sunday 17th March
Passion Sunday
St.Nicholas Church
Parish Communion with Baptism, led by Rev Graham
with Discovery Zone for children aged 7 and over
Sunday 24th March
Palm Sunday
St.Nicholas Church
Parish Communion with Palm Procession from the Churchyard
led by Rev Graham
with Discovery Zone for any children that wish to join in
Sunday 31st March
Easter Sunday
St.Nicholas Church
Parish Communion led by Rev Graham
followed by Easter Egg Hunt
Events in April 2024
If you have anything that should be published here, then please let us know and we’ll get another edition of our What’s On email sent out soon with all the latest information.
Regular Events
Monday (term time)
Coffee and Toddlers
10:00am - 11:30am
Hurst Gospel Hall
Pop-up Play Village
Hurst Village Hall
The sessions give children the freedom to play and explore and choose what they want to do in a safe and happy environment.
Book online via the website
Monday (term time)
JAM (Jesus and Me)
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hurst Gospel Hall
For children from 5 years old.
Games, quizzes, singing, Bible Stories.
Free activity
Yoga Class
7:00pm - 8:00pm
St Nicholas School
Ladies & Gents.
£10 per class.
Please message Katy for more information - 07761 591605
Quiz Night
8pm - 10pm
Green Man
Get your teams and tables booked in now on 0118 934 2599
£2pp so please bring some cash.
We cannot wait to see all your thinking caps on!
Try your hand at bowling
Hurst Bowling Club
We invite you to try this enjoyable sport which is challenging without needing physical prowess. This outdoor sport is enjoyed in dry or wet weather, as long as the green is safe and playable.
April to September.
Hurst & Twyford Pub Runners
We meet every Tuesday at 6.30pm at a local pub and then run 5k back to the pub and have a social.
We cater for all abilities so don’t be shy.
We have a Facebook group with all the information so do join it.
It's very much a social and it's free to come, but you do need some pennies for the drink!
First Wednesday of the month
Ladies Light Lunch
Hurst Gospel Hall
Preceded by an activity and Bible time.
Community Connect
2pm - 4:30pm
Green Man
For £5 you will get tea or coffee and a snack and the company of others whose company you may well enjoy.
For those who wish, there will be cards, dominoes, crib, draughts, and other games.
Or you could just natter.
Bring your knitting or a crossword, if you like.
Bring your friends or make new friends.
Every other Thursday
Hurst Hookers
Hurst Cricket Club
Hurst "Hookers" knit and natter meeting.
Alternate Thursdays at the cricket club, 7:45pm.
Crochet, knitting and friendly conversation.
£2 a meeting.
Beginners and experienced knitters and "hookers" all welcome. Please contact Pip Etheridge for more info:, 07825 224614
Hodge’s HIIT Session
9:00am - 9:30am
In the park, opposite the pond, School Road
It involves a bit of fun, the sessions are designed to help develop your fitness, and the activity is run by ex pupil Joshua Hodgkins – Qualified level 3 Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners!!!!
All that you need to bring is a mat, a water and gymwear
For information / bookings: email or call 07934 282953
Yoga Classes
10:00am - 11:30am
Hurst Village Hall
If you fancy coming along or you would like some more info please email Cheryl on
Cost is £10 a session.
Friday Night Social
Hurst Cricket Club
A relaxed evening for all parents and friends.
Every other Friday
Karaoke Evening
The Jolly Farmer
Prizes for the best singer, and the not so best singer!
Fun Football Training
9:00am - 10:00am
Stow Bridge Field
Hurst FC is a small friendly club running FREE football training sessions on Saturday mornings.
Sessions are casual and fun, and open to boys and girls in Year 1 and 2.
Older age groups are looking for new players too.
Please email for further details, or just turn up!
Breaking of Bread
Hurst Gospel Hall
A time for Christians to remember the Lord Jesus.
Sunday (except third Sunday of the month)
Family Gospel
Hurst Gospel Hall
Refreshments at 11:30 followed by Family Gospel Service at 11:45am.
Suitable for everyone, young and old.
Third Sunday of the month
Hurst Gospel Hall
Come and meet each other (CAMEO).
Suitable for everyone, young and old.
Further Ahead
Thursday 2nd May
Borough Elections
There is also an election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley police area
Saturday 29th June and Sunday 30th June
Hurst Show & Country Fayre
Details of events to follow.
Saturday 17th August
Hurst Horticultural & Cottage Garden Society Annual Show
Hurst Village Hall
Since 1902 the Hurst Horticultural Society has organised a village show and this year is no different.
Classes for Horticultural, Home Industries, Children's and Scarecrow.
Live music, alpacas, cream teas, wines, beers, hot food and ice creams.
If you have anything that should be published here, then please let us know and we’ll get another edition of our What’s On email sent out soon with all the latest information.


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As details of all events can change at short notice, it is advisable to check with the organisers that the event is going ahead before attending. If you notice any errors or omissions, then please let us know.

Disclaimer: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the above information, we cannot accept any responsibilities for any errors, omissions or subsequent alterations or cancellations and accept no responsibility for any loss caused therefrom.


Local Support
Working together to support Hurst

In Hurst we are very lucky to have an amazing network of over 60 volunteers available to offer help should you need it for shopping, collecting medications or just someone to have a chat with during these difficult times.

If you would like to speak to us, or want to ask for help for yourself or a neighbour, please view the list of helpers and we’ll see how we can help.

You can easily find volunteers in your area - just select your road or click on a map.

Some volunteers have offered to have a chat on the phone, some have offered to collect any medication and some to shop. If the volunteer cannot help directly, they can contact another volunteer for you.

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