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Next Month’s Focus is all about Happiness!

Posted on: September 18th, 2019

We could all use a little bit more happiness in our lives, so next month we’re dedicating our magazine to the subject of happiness and wellbeing. This feature will appeal to life coaches, practitioners in mindfulness and wellbeing as well as those who offer classes in subjects such as art, pottery, music, yoga etc which […]

Home Education

Posted on: September 18th, 2019

Some call it home educating or homeschooling, others call it unschooling, freeschooling and flexischooling. Whatever term you prefer, it’s the process of providing an education to your child predominantly in the home environment, rather than sending them to a school. We invited home educator, Emily, to tell us in her own words about why and […]

Miscarriage: A Silent Grief

Posted on: September 16th, 2019

Deciding to have children and build a family is an exciting time in anyone’s life. However, miscarriage is the most common kind of pregnancy loss, affecting around one in every four pregnancies. And yet it is rarely openly discussed, leaving many women blaming themselves for their loss. Here Hannah Mlatem shares with us her own […]

Crickhowell Literary Festival: 28th September – 6th October

Posted on: September 11th, 2019

In this triumphant year for Crickhowell, voted not only the best High Street In Wales but also in the UK, the Crickhowell Literary Festival makes its own idiosyncratic contribution to the Town’s successes. Supported by local businesses and Friends, the Festival brings a bustle of energy to the High Street as personalities, authors, poets, historians, politicians, and experts in many fields wander through […]

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

Upcoming Events

Sep
21
Sat
all-day Count Your Blessings @ Abergavenny Methodist Church
Count Your Blessings @ Abergavenny Methodist Church
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
This year, Abergavenny Methodist Church is creating something rather beautiful – for the soul and the senses! A place of sanctuary –through a forested-exhibition based on “Psalms and Poetry” Abergavenny Methodist Church, Castle Street, Abergavenny.
Sep
24
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Sep
25
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Sep 25 @ 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[...]
Sep
26
Thu
9:30 am ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
Regular monthly market selling locally produced food and crafts. 9:30am-2:30pm. Abergavenny Market Hall
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Sep
27
Fri
7:30 pm FAURE REQUIEM @ St Mary's Church
FAURE REQUIEM @ St Mary's Church
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
On Friday 27th September 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Brecon, LD3 7AA, BRECON SINGERS and visiting choir JUBILO will be performing Faure Requiem, Zadok the Priest and other works. Tickets £12 (under 18s £6) from[...]
Sep
28
Sat
all-day Crickhowell Literary Festival @ Various Locations
Crickhowell Literary Festival @ Various Locations
Sep 28 – Oct 6 all-day
Crickhowell Literary Festival @ Various Locations
Supported by local businesses and Friends, the Festival brings a bustle of energy to the High Street as personalities, authors, poets, historians, politicians, and experts in many fields wander through local shops and eating houses to soak up the warmth and[...]
6:00 pm FREE CONCERT @ St Marys Church
FREE CONCERT @ St Marys Church
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brecon Singers & Edinburgh choir Jubilo will perform a concert of choral favourites, from medieval folk tunes to modern show tunes. Saturday 28th September 6,00-7.00pm at St Mary’s Church Brecon LD3 7AA All details www.breconsingers.com

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