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Business of the Week: Crickowell Adventure

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019

Crickhowell Adventure, short listed twice in TGO Magazine’s Outdoor Awards, in the Outdoor Independent Retailer category, started way back in 1977 when Jeff Thomas and John Inns rented the basement of what was then ‘The Cheese Press’, (now Bookish) in the High Street, Crickhowell. Sadly John is no longer with us, so the shop is […]

Abergavenny Writing Festival 2019

Posted on: April 11th, 2019

Lots of possibilities to learn something new at the Abergavenny Writing Festival this month! Some intriguing and enlightening talks from local writers, including Phil Madden’s session on Friday 12th April where he will share his experiences of writing to an inmate on Death Row. This session will be followed by a talk from the film […]

Try Something New: Thoughtful Printmaking

Posted on: April 10th, 2019

A time and space just to be yourself is so important, whether it’s a five minute break, an evening or a weekend – it all adds up to feeling a little more human and a lot more yourself. Something I find particularly fortifying is the process of printmaking and in particular mono print, which, with […]

Solar Medical & Chemical

Posted on: April 9th, 2019

We all know somebody – a relative, a friend, or perhaps even ourselves, who at some point in their life will need to rely on the use of a mobility aid, whether that’s a walking frame, a stick, or a ride on scooter. If that’s the case, it’s highly likely that you may need to […]

Business of the Week: Lemon Studios Arts School

Posted on: April 1st, 2019

Lemon Studios Arts School Ltd is located at Court Robert Arts, Tregare near Raglan, and offers various painting, drawing, sculpture and creative clay classes for all abilities. Join professional painter and director, Alex Brown, for his weekly oil painting classes (subject to availability). Explore colour relationships and theory, composition and painting techniques, with varying subject […]

Focus Editions: April 2019

Posted on: March 29th, 2019

  Anything that involves change can be a scary thing, can’t it? I remember being little, and that feeling of dread and mild terror at the prospect of moving up a year group each September. Nowadays, and probably because I’m now in my early forties, I find myself more ready to embrace change and to […]

Crossword Solution: April 2019 issue

Posted on: March 29th, 2019

Mother’s Day Local Gift Guide

Posted on: March 28th, 2019

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you are still seeking some gift inspiration, remember to keep it local! A variety of our advertisers have exactly what you need in order to let your Mum know that she’s the best thing since sliced bread. Here’s a little local guide to help you find […]

DJ&P Newland Rennie wins the Gold Award in Wales and the Bronze Award in the South West of England

Posted on: March 25th, 2019

The Guild of Property Professionals Member, DJ&P Newland Rennie was presented with the Gold Award for Sales in Wales and the Bronze Award for Sales in the South West of England at The Guild Awards ceremony, which was held at the QEII Centre in Westminster, London on 17 January 2019. The Guild Awards were presented […]

Earn some extra £££s – Become a Focus Distributor!

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

Would you  like to earn some extra cash? Get out and about in your local community? Have a little exercise? Why not become a Focus Distributor? Once a month, (usually the last Friday of the month) we deliver some boxes of magazines to your home. We provide you with a map of your delivery round, […]

Upcoming Events

Mar
12
Tue
all-day Spring Exhibition at Oriel CRiC @ Oriel Cric
Spring Exhibition at Oriel CRiC @ Oriel Cric
Mar 12 – May 21 all-day
Work exhibited from a wide variety of painters, printmakers, sculptors, ceramicists, furniture makers and jewellers. Open Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-1.30pm    
Apr
26
Fri
7:30 pm Albatross Film at the Melville T... @ Melville Theatre
Albatross Film at the Melville T... @ Melville Theatre
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Albatross Film at the Melville Theatre @ Melville Theatre
Book your FREE tickets at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pfa-presents-albatross-a-film-by-chris-jordan-tickets-57939413345?fbclid=IwAR0OP3eqtMATJ0KZ2Bqs0YNiNow4KVCcaw9HxDXbsl1IyKDKIiHcq-Ops6c
Apr
27
Sat
1:00 pm Thieves Again, Sketches from the... @ Llangenny Village Hall
Thieves Again, Sketches from the... @ Llangenny Village Hall
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thieves Again, Sketches from the Black Mountains - Photography Exhibition & Film Screening @ Llangenny Village Hall
Thieves Again, Sketches from the Black Mountains is an ongoing research and development project by filmmaker Siôn Marshall-Waters in collaboration with artist Stefhan Caddick and Peak. Employing methodologies associated with ethnographic filmmaking, documentary photography and[...]
8:30 pm Open Mic session at The Great We... @ Great Western Hotel, Abergavenny
Open Mic session at The Great We... @ Great Western Hotel, Abergavenny
Apr 27 @ 8:30 pm
Open Mic session at The Great Western @ Great Western Hotel, Abergavenny
Free sausage and chip supper for those attending the Open Mic performances!
Apr
28
Sun
all-day Friends of Castle Meadows @ Castle Meadows
Friends of Castle Meadows @ Castle Meadows
Apr 28 all-day
Bird walk Meet 9.30am Byefield Lane Car park. Leader Steve Butler. Please Bring binoculars if you have them.
9:30 am Friends of Castle Meadows Walk: ... @ Castle Meadows
Friends of Castle Meadows Walk: ... @ Castle Meadows
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am
Friends of Castle Meadows Walk: Birds on Castle Meadows @ Castle Meadows
Meet 9.30 am Byfield Lane car park by path to Castle Meadows. Leader is Steve Butler All walks are 2-3 hrs. Please note walks may be cancelled if weather is unsuitable.   Children must be accompanied[...]
7:30 pm Black Mountain Jazz – Club Night @ Melville Centre
Black Mountain Jazz – Club Night @ Melville Centre
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm
Black Mountain Jazz - Club Night @ Melville Centre
Featuring Welsh trombonist, The Gareth Roberts Quartet. Playing music composed and inspired by the great Duke Ellington, this talented Welsh quarter will light up the intimate surroundings of the Melville Theatre.
May
1
Wed
all-day A Talk and Evening Meal with loc... @ King's Arms
A Talk and Evening Meal with loc... @ King's Arms
May 1 all-day
A Talk and Evening Meal with local author Mike Shooter @ King's Arms
Join local Join local author MIKE SHOOTER who will be speaking about his new book GROWING PAINS: Making Sense of Childhood, A Psychiatrist’s Story. Tickets £30 including a two-course dinner (choice of three options) and[...]
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
May 1 @ 10:30 am
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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