Hurst Village Berkshire
St Nicholas Hurst
St Nicholas Hurst Berkshire
Hurst is a village in the civil parish of St Nicholas Hurst Berkshire set in the Beautiful rural Berkshire countryside outside of Reading and Wokingham.
The local Church St Nicholas CE Church dates back to 12th-century.
The parish is officially St. Nicholas Hurst, but the area was originally known as Whistley
The year starts in Hurst with a biennial Christmas pantomime in January. In June we have the popular Hurst Show and Country Fayre followed in early July with the Football Clubs main fundraiser, Party In The Park.In late August Hurst Horticultural and Cottage Garden Society put on Hurst Horticultural Show. October sees another music festival “Rocktoberfest” an event to help raise funds for the St Nicholas School PTA. December welcomes the Hurst Christmas tree lighting followed a week later by the Hurst Village Society (HVS) Dinner Dance
Hurst has good sporting facilities which includes the Football Club, Cricket Club and Bowling Club, while numerous sporting activities take place at the Village Hall including Karate and Badminton.
At the centre of the Village is a public recreation ground with numerous swings and a climbing frame.
Hurst village, is both well regarded and highly sought after with good commuter links by rail and road.
The crossrail extension will extend to the local railway station in Twyford by 2019 benefiting commuters living in Hurst