Hurst Village Society

Preserving and enhancing the Parish of Hurst as a living community


Hurst Village Society

The Society is based in the rural village of Hurst in the Royal County of Berkshire, England. The primary concern of the Society is to protect the physical environment and maintain the rural aspect of the area. It aims also to promote greater use of the village amenities and services and to encourage their expansion.


More about the HVS

Dates for your diary:

Annual Dinner Dance

In conjunction with St Nicholas PTA Saturday 7th December 2019.  Please email for more info.


Tennis every Monday evening

at The Dolphin School.  For more info call John Vimpany on 07796 170486

Skills Register

From piano teacher to plasterer, there's probably someone in Hurst with the skill you need.  Follow the link below to see the full Skills Register.  If you live in the village and  want to be included, we charge an annual fee per entry: £20 if you are a member of the Hurst Village Society, £25 if you are a non-member .


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Magazine & Newsletter

The Society publishes a magazine                  "The Hurst Villager"  twice a year, which is delivered free to all households in the village.


We also publish e-zines (newsletters)  periodically during the year and these are e-mailed to members with e-mail addresses.

Newsletter archive   



Make your voice heard!  By joining HVS we have a strong voice on planning issues in the parish. It costs only £5 per year for a household, so why not fill in the membership form?  And we are not just about planning - we organise social events, improve the village environment and run entertainments and other parish activities.


If you would like more information, please e-mail:



Are you a member of HVS?

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Hurst Fest 2019


Saturdy 19th October, 2019


Hurst Cricket Club, 6.45pm-11.59pm

A mustic, beer and food event raising money for Hurst school and cricket club.

Support Our Village Shop


A vital part of our community, providing a service and supporting village events for over 110 years.




The Society endeavours to review all Planning Applications submitted for Hurst and those in neighbouring Parishes which are likely to have an impact on Hurst. The Society makes its views known to the Planning Authority if it is of the view that an Application may have a detrimental effect upon the village..

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A Golden Age in Film


7.30pm, Wednesday 6 November  

St Nicholas School Hall


A golden Age in Film tells the story of the BBC’s Film Department from the earliest days of television until the 1980s when video cameras were introduced.  Click here for more details.

Golden Age in Film