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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Our advertising is cheaper than your daily loaf of bread!

Once the Christmas turkey has been consumed and presents unwrapped, it’s time to look towards the New Year.   Many of us make resolutions for the coming year ahead. A You Gov survey conducted in 2013 asked people what New Year’s Resolutions they would be making for 2014. 51% wanted to do more exercise/improve fitness […]

Christmas 2014 at Crickhowell Evangelical Church

There is something for everyone, whether you are looking for a town wide carol service at The Clarence Hall, or a more intimate and informal Christmas Morning Celebration. CAROLAU YNG NGHRUG HYWEL, our Welsh-Learners Carol Service is on Sun 14th at The Church Centre on Silver Lane at 6PM. You are most welcome however much Welsh […]

A man ahead of his time?

Dr William Price was undoubtedly eccentric but many of his ideas are commonplace today. Helen Morgan from Abergavenny Local History Society reports As a vegetarian who believed in free love and herbal remedies, he would probably have felt at home in a 1960s hippy commune. But William Price was a child of the 1800s. He […]

REJOICE – Llangattock Floral Festival

Let the bells at Llangattock ring out this Christmas, with a celebration of the season of goodwill, in floral displays. Depicting the different and varied Village bells that herald the arrival of Christmas is quite challenging, but the local community and friends from Abergavenny, Tredegar, Newport and Brecon Floral Societies will rise to the occasion. […]

The Secret Agent

Suitcase Theatre Company brings Conrad’s classic story to the Melville Theatre After the success in June of its first production – Lilies on the Land, a play about the Women’s Land Army – Abergavenny’s Suitcase Theatre Company has gone further back in time, to the turn of the last century, for its next production at […]

Crossword Solution: December 2014 issue

Monmouth Concert Orchestra is playing near you!

Since it was founded in 2007, Monmouth Concert Orchestra has gone from strength to strength. An amateur orchestra based in Monmouth, it comprises around 50 players from across Monmouthshire, Powys, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. Led by its inspirational musical director, David J Davies, its original aim was to bring together adults (aged 18-80+!) some of whom […]

Abergavenny Orchestral Society

Abergavenny Orchestral Society has been going for well over 100 years but is just about to embark on its most ambitious enterprise to-date. On November 29th it will be staging a performance of Beethoven’s last, greatest symphony – the Ninth – with its famous choral setting of Schiller’s Ode to Joy. This is not often […]

Abergavenny Orchestral Society

Abergavenny Orchestral Society has been going for well over 100 years but is just about to embark on its most ambitious enterprise to-date.  On November 29th it will be staging a performance of Beethoven’s last, greatest symphony – the Ninth – with its famous choral setting of Schiller’s Ode to Joy. This is not often […]

Top Class Performance

Principal, Lesley Walker tells us about the range of classes available for budding performers at Ribbons Ballet School – a large, privately run dance school, based in Brecon, founded in 1995 with over 200 pupils. Ribbons offers Ballet and Tap classes for children from age 3 upwards. Our senior branch, Mid Wales Dance Academy, offers […]