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Totally Locally Crickhowell Fiver Fest

Posted on: June 12th, 2019

Between 8th and 15th June, Crickhowell’s independent businesses will be taking part in the Totally Locally National Fiver Fest with an incredible array of over 30 Five Pound Deals for you to enjoy! We hear it a lot don’t we: Shop Locally! Support your local businesses! The fact is, though, that a lot of people […]

THE “KING” BACKS CAMPAIGN TO SAVE CRICKHOWELL’S CLARENCE HALL

Posted on: June 4th, 2019

The “King”, Abergavenny Elvis, Keith Davies, has thrown his weight behind the campaign to refurbish Crickhowell’s iconic Clarence Hall, saying “we must save music venues like this so that the public can enjoy live music wherever they live.” Keith has agreed that all proceeds from what is expected to be a sell-out concert can go […]

Focus Editions: June 2019

Posted on: June 3rd, 2019

When I decided that a good feature for this month’s magazine would be ‘Colour’, I didn’t really consider the number of ways the theme could be interpreted, and I’m excited by the spectrum of articles we’ve been able to put together for you. I do hope you enjoy them. This month is a busy one. […]

Crossword Solution: June 2019 issue

Posted on: June 1st, 2019

Line Up for Abergavenny Food Festival 2019 announced

Posted on: May 17th, 2019

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Abergavenny Food Festival has announced a raft of new events and speakers joining the line-up at this year’s event, taking place over the weekend of 21st-22nd September. The festival will welcome some of the most influential figures in British cooking, as Fergus Henderson and St. JOHN co-founder Trevor Gulliver (above) return to Abergavenny. Fergus and Trevor, the team behind St. […]

CLARENCE HALL FUNDRAISING “SEASON” OF EVENTS ABOUT TO GET UNDERWAY

Posted on: May 13th, 2019

An ambitious “season” of fundraising events for Crickhowell Clarence Hall’s renovation fund is about to get underway. The Trustees have announced two big concerts, with all proceeds going to the fund, and with another one being planned for the summer while final details are sorted. Several other organisations have pledged their support and are organising […]

Raglan Music Festival 2019

Posted on: May 9th, 2019

Promoting fab music in the heart of Monmouthshire the Raglan Festival will take place, as always, throughout the second weekend in June: 7-9th June. The boutique music festival takes place across the whole village and will host many varied and exciting gigs, open mics and activities for all ages throughout the weekend; many of which […]

Focus Editions: May 2019

Posted on: May 4th, 2019

  Food is lovely isn’t it? That’s why this month our feature is all about Taste of the culinary type. What do you like to eat and drink? We have fantastic recipes from our friends at Natural Weigh in Crickhowell – why not pay them a visit and buy your ingredients without a load of […]

Crossword Solution: May 2019 issue

Posted on: May 2nd, 2019

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

Posted on: April 30th, 2019

The intoxicating story of a young woman who aspires to be an artist, and the man whose obsession may destroy her world for ever. This is an unforgettable piece of chilling and gothic historical fiction, the debut from Elizabeth Macneal, set in the Victorian era. She writes an atmospheric and beautifully constructed story of art, […]

Upcoming Events

May
13
Mon
2:29 pm Basket Making with Mary Bunney @ Peak
Basket Making with Mary Bunney @ Peak
May 13 @ 2:29 pm – Jun 24 @ 2:29 pm
Basket Making with Mary Bunney @ Peak
Artisan Basket Maker and Willow Craftswoman, Mary Bunney, will introduce you to the skills and techniques of this ancient craft. Using locally grown willow you’ll learn how to design and construct your own basket from[...]
Jun
4
Tue
10:00 am Printmaking with Rachel Cadman @ Peak
Printmaking with Rachel Cadman @ Peak
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm
Printmaking with Rachel Cadman @ Peak
Artist Rachel Cadman brings over 25 years of experience of working in the arts and crafts industry. Over the four weeks of this course she will teach you a range of printmaking techniques, such as[...]
4:00 pm Caban Sgriblio at Brecon Library @ Brecon Library
Caban Sgriblio at Brecon Library @ Brecon Library
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm
Caban Sgriblio at Brecon Library @ Brecon Library
This summer, Peak will be running weekly Caban Sgriblio creative writing sessions for young people aged 14-18 in Brecon Library. From Tuesday 4 June, 4-6pm, young people can take part in these FREE drop-in sessions,[...]
Jun
15
Sat
all-day Crickhowell Open Gardens @ Crickhowell
Crickhowell Open Gardens @ Crickhowell
Jun 15 – Jun 16 all-day
Crickhowell Open Gardens @ Crickhowell
Come and enjoy the great variety of different gardens in our beautiful – and award-winning town. Over 20 gardens open to visitors over the weekend. Plant sales, cream teas, friendly garden owners and lots of[...]
Jun
17
Mon
10:39 am Exercise from the Chair @ St Michael's Centre
Exercise from the Chair @ St Michael's Centre
Jun 17 @ 10:39 am – 11:39 am
‘Together Active’ Exercise from the Chair sessions at St Michael’s Centre, Abergavenny on Mondays at 3pm. It is done to music and although it is a lot of fun, it is hugely beneficial in helping[...]
Jun
18
Tue
1:30 pm Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Crickhowell Parish Hall
Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Crickhowell Parish Hall
Jun 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Caffi Croeso - Dementia Friendly Cafe @ Crickhowell Parish Hall
The café is a monthly event, every third Tuesday of the month and welcomes everyone. The cafe offers a fun, welcoming and relaxing environment for people to take part in social activities. The cafe is[...]
7:00 pm The Pleasures and Benefits of Mu... @ The Muse
The Pleasures and Benefits of Mu... @ The Muse
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Pleasures and Benefits of Music Therapy @ The Muse
Friends of Brecon and District Mind The Pleasures and Benefits of Music Therapy Lecture by Andy Evans, a final year student from the University of South Wales. 7pm, The Muse, Glamorgan St, Brecon.
Jun
19
Wed
all-day Conservation – The Long View @ The Manor Hotel
Conservation – The Long View @ The Manor Hotel
Jun 19 all-day
Conservation - The Long View @ The Manor Hotel
Joe Daggett, Countryside Manager for the National Trust, will explore in his talk for the Brecon Beacons Park Society, his past work and the future challenges, opportunities and change that caring for historic sites, farms,[...]
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
A friendly group run for parents of children of all ages, who may feel isolated, lonely or simply be struggling a bit with parenthood and who would like to meet other like-minded parents in a[...]
7:00 pm Midsummer Madness Floral Demonst... @ Llangattock Church
Midsummer Madness Floral Demonst... @ Llangattock Church
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Midsummer Madness Floral Demonstration @ Llangattock Church
 Tickets on the door £7 inc refreshments

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