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8 Successful People Who Didn’t Get Good Exam Results

Posted on: August 16th, 2018

A Level results day for students, teachers and parents begins with worry, expectation and nerves. It either turns out to be a day of joy and excitement or one of disappointment and feelings of despair. If you’re one of those people who hasn’t done as well as you’d hoped, it may well feel like the […]

Wisdom, Quackery and Science… and a Brief History of Pottery

Posted on: August 13th, 2018

Members of Abergavenny U3A  gathered recently for a feast of cream scones and fresh local strawberries and a good chat over tea. There were also sales of plants, homemade cakes and preserves donated by members to raise funds for the U3A group.   Two weeks later the group met for the monthly meeting at which […]

A Primary School Without Walls

Posted on: August 4th, 2018

Based in Crickhowell, InterHigh is the UK’s leading independent online secondary school. This month it launches its primary school – InterHigh Juniors, which will offer the same quality, flexible, accessible and positive education online as its secondary school, for Year 5 and Year 6 pupils. Established in 2005, InterHigh was founded by former secondary school […]

Award-Winning Rural Pub Making all the Right Noises

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018

As many country pubs close-down across the UK, the Goose & Cuckoo in Upper Llanover, is not only surviving but is going from strength to strength. Run and owned by friends Susan Finch and Rhiannon Chandler and Rhiannon’s son Morgan, Gwent CAMRA’s Country pub of the year 2018, has built up a reputation as a […]

Crossword Solution: August 2018 issue

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018

Crossword Solution: July 2018 issue

Posted on: June 29th, 2018

First Abergavenny Arts Festival, 29 June – 1 July 2018

Posted on: June 16th, 2018

A celebration of art is taking place for the first time this summer, with the launch of the Abergavenny Arts Festival. Taking place between the 29 June – 1 July 2018 Abergavenny Arts Festival will showcase the best local amateur and professional artists from Abergavenny’s vibrant arts scene, as well as featuring exciting talent from around […]

Crossword Solution : June 2018 issue

Posted on: June 1st, 2018

The Tea Emporium Stone is found!

Posted on: May 13th, 2018

The Tea Emporium Stone has been found! Following our clues, Brecon resident Irina Dzubenko was treasure hunting in the grounds of Brecon Cathedral and discovered the painted rock within the hollow interior of an ancient yew tree, near the north entrance. Congratulations Irina! You win £30 worth of loose leaf tea from the The UK […]

The Foy Williams Stone: New Clue

Posted on: May 11th, 2018

“A good castle always needs a tower, if not to imprison, simply to conceal treasure. As north is to northwest, so too is south to… Search here.” “In Camden some tell fibs, others the truth. This Camden spoke of the ‘infamy of treachery’ about this place. A curtain wall and four storeys, but no lift […]

Upcoming Events

Aug
22
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Aug 22 @ 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[...]
11:00 am Peak Horsebox Studio at Abergave... @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Peak Horsebox Studio at Abergave... @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Peak Horsebox Studio at Abergavenny Food Festival - The Little Cage @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Peak has commissioned Susan Adams to be our ‘artist in residence’ in our Horsebox Studio at this year’s Abergavenny Food Festival. www.susan-adams.co.uk The time when the whole community headed to the fields to bring the[...]
7:00 pm Abergavenny Castle Outdoor Theat... @ Abergavenny Castle & Museum
Abergavenny Castle Outdoor Theat... @ Abergavenny Castle & Museum
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
Abergavenny Castle Outdoor Theatre Event:  Pride & Prejudice @ Abergavenny Castle & Museum
7pm, Castle Grounds. Bring seating, blankets and suitable clothing. Tickets £14, £8 child or £40 family. Tickets from Abergavenny Museum 01873 854 282.
Aug
23
Thu
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Aug
24
Fri
7:00 pm Moon Walk 11 in Aid of St David’...
Moon Walk 11 in Aid of St David’...
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Moon Walk 11 in Aid of St David’s Hospice Care
Climb Pen Y Fan by night from 7pm-11pm from Pont ar daf car park. Entry fee £15. To register call 01633 851 051
Aug
25
Sat
10:00 am St Edmund’s Church Open Days @ St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell
St Edmund’s Church Open Days @ St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
St Edmund's Church Open Days @ St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell
St Edmund’s church will be open to visitors every Saturday in August. There will be live music, chance for a tour to learn more about the history of the lovely building; Produce, Book, Recycling 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
Aug 25 @ 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!
Aug
26
Sun
11:00 am Pedigree & Novelty Dog Show @ Parc Bryn Bach
Pedigree & Novelty Dog Show @ Parc Bryn Bach
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am
Pedigree & Novelty Dog Show @ Parc Bryn Bach
Join Rhymney Community Council for their next Pedigree & Novelty Dog Show at Parc Bryn Bach! Registration from 11am Judging starts at 1pm £1 per entry For more information call: 01685 844475 / 01443 831904[...]
12:00 pm Goose Stock Music & Beer Festival @ Goose & Cuckoo
Goose Stock Music & Beer Festival @ Goose & Cuckoo
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm
Goose Stock Music & Beer Festival @ Goose & Cuckoo
Speciality Ales, Live Music, BBQ & Hog Roast Music from 12 noon at the Goose & Cuckoo, Upper Llanover
1:30 pm Llangynidr Agricultural and Gard... @ Llangynidr
Llangynidr Agricultural and Gard... @ Llangynidr
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Llangynidr Agricultural and Garden Show @ Llangynidr
Horticultural exhibits in the big tent and lots of animals, stalls and entertainment on the field.

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