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Abergavenny Focus March 2019

Abergavenny Focus March 2019

Crickhowell & Brecon Focus March 2019

Crickhowell & Brecon Focus March 2019

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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, […]

U3A Abergavenny outing to Nantgarw Porcelain factory and National Museum in Cardiff

Posted on: March 18th, 2019

Two hundred years ago the finest porcelain in the world was made in Nantgarw near Caerphilly. All the other bone china and porcelain made around the world was more opaque with a greyish blue tinge. The secret ‘soft paste’ recipe that William Billingsly brought from Derby produced whiter, finer grade porcelain which was translucent. He […]

Business of the Week: The Daisy Foundation Abergavenny, Brecon & Crickhowell

Posted on: March 18th, 2019

Ceri offers continuous perinatal support and perinatal education to mums and families across the Brecon Beacons in Monmouthshire and Powys, with classes centralised in Brecon and Abergavenny. Classes and workshops offer practical birth preparation, including effective techniques and tools for pregnancy and all stages of labour. As a breastfeeding peer supporter trained in two different […]

It’s Spring so Crickhowell Walking Festival must be here!

Posted on: March 12th, 2019

It’s that time of year again – Spring is on the horizon, if not in the air, birds are starting to sing and Crickhowell Walking Festival is getting ready to welcome people from all over the country to sample the Black Mountains and our wonderful countryside. The Festival is now in its 12th year and […]

Next Month’s Focus: Try Something New

Posted on: March 11th, 2019

In April’s Focus, we’ll be encouraging our readers to try something new. That might involve taking a course to learn a new skill or hobby or trying something different such as volunteering, befriending or discovering a therapy you haven’t tried before. We are looking for articles and adverts on this theme and we’re interested in […]

DJ&P Newland Rennie choose Above & Beyond and Dementia UK as charities of the year

Posted on: March 5th, 2019

DJ&P Newland Rennie, a multi-discipline practice of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents offering a  specialist service for town and country property owners, landowners, farmers and their other professional advisors has chosen Bristol hospitals’ charity Above & Beyond and Dementia UK as their charities to fundraise for over the next year. DJ&P Newland Rennie staff voted […]

Crickhowell’s Clarence Hall Under Threat

Posted on: March 5th, 2019

Crickhowell’s Clarence Hall will cease to function as a community event venue in less than three years unless major repairs are carried out.  That’s the stark warning from the Hall’s Trustees, as they launch a fundraising campaign and prepare grant applications for a £1.9m upgrade of the venue. Chair of Trustees, Dean Christy, said: “Clarence […]

Focus Editions: March 2019

Posted on: March 4th, 2019

Everyone is aware that where our planet is concerned, there are some pretty scary statistics to be aware of, like the twelve million tonnes of plastic in our oceans and the warnings given by experts that urgent and unprecedented changes are needed to address global warming. Without taking action, in as little as twelve year’s […]

Crossword Solution March 2019 issue

Posted on: March 4th, 2019

‘Le Tour de France’ at The Kestrel

Posted on: March 3rd, 2019

The Kestrel Inn has been reopened for 4 years now and as many of you may know Richard and Fiona spent nearly ten years in France with their family, prior to moving to Wales. They were immersed in a rich culture of food and wine, in the once British Aquitaine region near Bordeaux. They are […]

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    
Mar
24
Sun
1:30 pm Chorister Experience Afternoon a... @ Brecon Cathedral
Chorister Experience Afternoon a... @ Brecon Cathedral
Mar 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Chorister Experience Afternoon at Brecon Cathedral @ Brecon Cathedral
For children in years 3 to 6 with an interest in singing 1.30pm-4.30pm, Brecon Cathedral. Call 01874 623837 for more details
Mar
27
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Mar 27 @ 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[...]
Mar
28
Thu
all-day Abergavenny Farmers and Craft Ma... @ Market Hall
Abergavenny Farmers and Craft Ma... @ Market Hall
Mar 28 all-day
Abergavenny Farmers and Craft Market @ Market Hall
A monthly Farmers and Craft Market held every 4th Thursday of the month from 9-2.30pm. A local market selling local food produce and craft.
9:30 am ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
Mar 28 @ 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
7:00 pm Dressed to Impress – Fashion Show @ The Castle
Dressed to Impress – Fashion Show @ The Castle
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dressed to Impress - Fashion Show @ The Castle
Fashion Show organized by Dressed To Impress of Brecon, with a portion of all proceeds going to Tenovus Cancer Care, Brecon. Tickets are £5 and include a glass of wine or soft drink. Pop-up shop[...]
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Mar
29
Fri
7:00 pm Mark Morris of The Bluetones @ The Priory
Mark Morris of The Bluetones @ The Priory
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm
Mark Morris of The Bluetones @ The Priory
The Bluetones were a genuine phenomenon during the Britpop era, with number one albums, top ten singles and sold out tours. Front man Mark Morriss comes to Abergavenny to entertain with a mixture of old[...]
Mar
30
Sat
all-day South Wales Three Peaks Trial @ Fairfield Car Park
South Wales Three Peaks Trial @ Fairfield Car Park
Mar 30 all-day
South Wales Three Peaks Trial @ Fairfield Car Park
The South Wales Three Peaks Trial is an annual organised challenge walk arranged by the Cardiff Outdoor Group, supported by the Longtown Mountain Rescue Team. Walkers are able to choose from 4 routes ranging from[...]
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
Mar 30 @ 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!

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