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Abergavenny Focus AUGUST 2019

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Focus Editions: AUGUST 2019

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019

Dear Readers, I sincerely hope you’re all enjoying your Summer. As I write this editorial, we have just experienced a week of incredibly warm weather and an amazing thunderstorm, the likes of which I’ve never seen in this country before. Some of the photos that were captured are amazing. It’s lovely to experience warm weather […]

Crossword Solution: August 2019 issue

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019

Next Month’s Focus: Children & Families

Posted on: July 31st, 2019

September’s Feature will be Children & Families We want to include advertising and editorial about education, tuition, babies, family days out, daycare, healthcare, holidays and travel, and more. If you have a business service or product to shout about, let the Focus do it for you! Deadline: 21st August Magazines are distributed from 30th August […]

Notre Dame de Paris comes to Tintern Abbey

Posted on: July 15th, 2019

Screaming gargoyles, twisted priests, handsome cavaliers and the ‘Bitches of Paris.’ Paul Liengaard and Company’s ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ recreates the fantastic Gothic world of Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel, Notre Dame de Paris. From the mayhem of the court of miracles to the tragedy of Esmeralda’s passionate niavity, the diverse and multi-talented international cast deliver […]

Live Music from Woodfired Summit

Posted on: July 2nd, 2019

July is looking like a busy month for local live music promoters Woodfired Summit, and what a diverse line up of artists they are bringing to our area. First up is award winning West End and Broadway star John Owen-Jones, perhaps best known for his portrayal of the character Jean Valjean in the ever popular […]

Crossword Solution: July 2019

Posted on: July 1st, 2019

Focus Editions: July 2019

Posted on: July 1st, 2019

We are getting ready for Summer. How about you? Yes, I know what you’re thinking…this weather! But amongst the spells of showers (I prefer the word as opposed to ‘apocalyptic downpour’) the sun will shine and, when it does, our area is one of the best places on earth to find yourself! My family is […]

Marine Conservation Society launches its ‘Plastic Free July’ Challenge in Wales at Natural Weigh in Crickhowell

Posted on: June 27th, 2019

The UK’s leading marine charity is launching its annual challenge, to avoid single-use plastic during the whole of July, at Wales’ first zero waste shop. Of the more than 8 million tonnes of plastic that gets dumped in our oceans every year, half of it comes from disposable items that are only used once before […]

Business of the Week: 3 Circles Care

Posted on: June 17th, 2019

It is a sad fact of life that many elderly and disabled people in our community are having to find their own support due to Local Authority budget cuts. It is though, sometimes difficult to know where to turn to for this support and help. Look no further! 3 Circles Care is a new Domiciliary […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

Aug
8
Thu
9:00 am Castell Roc at Chepstow Castle @ Chepstow Castle
Castell Roc at Chepstow Castle @ Chepstow Castle
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 10:00 am
Castell Roc at Chepstow Castle @ Chepstow Castle
The family friendly festival held inside Chepstow Castle. Spectacular and intimate and internationally recognized for its relaxed atmosphere and variety of shows. Visit www.castellroc.co.uk  for more info
Aug
15
Thu
all-day Green Man Festival @ Glanusk Estate
Green Man Festival @ Glanusk Estate
Aug 15 – Aug 18 all-day
Green Man Festival @ Glanusk Estate
www.greenman.net
Aug
18
Sun
all-day Companion Dog Show @ Blaenycwm Primary School
Companion Dog Show @ Blaenycwm Primary School
Aug 18 all-day
Companion Dog Show @ Blaenycwm Primary School
Brynmawr Rotary Club Companion Dog Show in aid of Brynmawr Rotary ‘Lifestraw Water Project’ Sunday 18th August Family Fun Day with Craft Activities for Kids Food & Refreshments Stalls Entries on the day from 12pm.[...]
12:00 pm Brynmawr Rotary Club Companion D... @ Blaenycwm Primary School
Brynmawr Rotary Club Companion D... @ Blaenycwm Primary School
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm
Brynmawr Rotary Club Companion Dog Show @ Blaenycwm Primary School
Brynmawr Rotary Club Companion Dog Show Family Fun Day with Craft Activities for Kids Food & Refreshments, Stalls. Entries on the day from 12pm. judging starts 1pm Free Admission
Aug
19
Mon
10:00 am Printmaking Summer School @ Peak
Printmaking Summer School @ Peak
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm
Printmaking Summer School @ Peak
Our popular five-day summer schools enable students to develop their own projects and interests, with the support of a professional tutor in the Peak studio. This summer school with printmaker Hannah Firmin is an opportunity[...]
10:39 am Exercise from the Chair @ St Michael's Centre
Exercise from the Chair @ St Michael's Centre
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug
20
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
1:30 pm Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Crickhowell Parish Hall
Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Crickhowell Parish Hall
Aug 20 @ 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 Private Lives @ Abergavenny Castle
Private Lives @ Abergavenny Castle
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm
Private Lives @ Abergavenny Castle
Outdoor theatre in the fabulous setting of Abergavenny Castle in August. Heartbreak Productions bring an evening of sparkling entertainment, nostalgic music, and delicious one liners with Noël Coward’s celebrated 1930 comedy Private Lives. In a[...]
Aug
21
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Aug 21 @ 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[...]

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