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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 […]

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

Upcoming Events

Jul
20
Sat
all-day Butterflies on the meadows @ Castle Meadows
Butterflies on the meadows @ Castle Meadows
Jul 20 all-day
Meet 11am Byefield Lane carpark. Leader Jeff Davies
all-day Friends of Castle meadows Butte... @ Castle Meadows
Friends of Castle meadows Butte... @ Castle Meadows
Jul 20 all-day
Learn all about the butterflies on the meadows and surrounding areas.
11:00 am Butterfly walk in the meadows @ Castle Meadows
Butterfly walk in the meadows @ Castle Meadows
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am
. Meet 11am Byefield Lane carpark. Leader Jeff Davies.
11:00 am Friends of Castle Meadows Walk: ... @ Castle Meadows
Friends of Castle Meadows Walk: ... @ Castle Meadows
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am
Friends of Castle Meadows Walk: Butterflies on the Meadow @ Castle Meadows
Meet 11am Byefield Lane carpark. Leader Jeff Davies. All walks 2-3 hrs. Please note walks may be cancelled if weather is unsuitable.   Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Dogs on leash only. Suitable clothing[...]
11:00 am The Repair Cafe Abergavenny @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Repair Cafe Abergavenny @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Repair Cafe Abergavenny @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Repair Cafes are monthly pop-up events where you can get your household items fixed for FREE in a friendly environment. Keep things out of the tip and perhaps learn a new skill. Typically there are[...]
1:30 pm Henderson Hall Anniversary Celeb... @ Henderson Hall
Henderson Hall Anniversary Celeb... @ Henderson Hall
Jul 20 @ 1:30 pm – Jul 21 @ 4:15 pm
Henderson Hall Anniversary Celebration Weekend @ Henderson Hall
Displays, Demonstrations, Children’s Entertainment and much more! 1.30pm-4.15pm on Sat. From 11am on Sunday: church service followed by treasure trail and family BBQ. All welcome.  
Jul
21
Sun
all-day Abergavenny Big Fat Circus Day @ Bailey Park, Abergavenny
Abergavenny Big Fat Circus Day @ Bailey Park, Abergavenny
Jul 21 all-day
Abergavenny Big Fat Circus Day @ Bailey Park, Abergavenny
The Big Fat Circus Day will be a celebration of all things fun, joyful and silly – a celebration of circus, life and of the gorgeous area in which we live. 11am-6pm, Bailey Park, Abergavenny.[...]
Jul
22
Mon
10:39 am Exercise from the Chair @ St Michael's Centre
Exercise from the Chair @ St Michael's Centre
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
Jul
23
Tue
9:00 am Holiday FUN Free Children’s Craft @ Gilwern Community Centre
Holiday FUN Free Children’s Craft @ Gilwern Community Centre
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Holiday FUN Free Children’s Craft @ Gilwern Community Centre
Do you live in Gilwern? Are you looking for stuff to do with the kids this summer?  Well look no further, this summer there’s lots of great stuff happening over at Gilwern Community Center, right[...]
Jul
24
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jul 24 @ 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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