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. December welcomes the Hurst Christmas tree lighting.
Hurst Parish Council organised a 4 day community event to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the weekend of June 2nd to 5th 2022.
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 extends to the local railway station in Twyford benefiting commuters living in Hurst
Hurst has a private residents community group to provide villagers with somewhere to discuss local matters. Hurst Residents Community Group
During the drought of 2022, work was undertaken by Hurst Parish Council to remove New Zealand Pygmyweed, silt, painting & replacing damaged safety posts at the village pond.
Work commenced on this ambitious project on August 16th 2022.
A selection of photos taken during the Hurst Platinum Jubilee celebrations 2022 and Aerial photos taken from a drone of Hurst village.
You can find out more and get involved with the village community by visiting the St Nicholas Hurst Parish Council website