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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Leading Lights of the Culinary World Head to Abergavenny Food Festival 2017

Abergavenny will once again become a centre for culinary celebration in September. Famous faces such as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Tom Kerridge have confirmed their appearances on the Borough Theatre stage, alongside chefs Darina Allen, Gill Meller, Olia Hercules and Freddy Bird. Additional confirmed highlights include a pop-up feast by crowdfunded restaurant and food research hub […]

New Rev. for Crickhowell Parishes

The churches in the Crickhowell area are delighted that the Reverend Rana Youab Khan has accepted the position of Ministry Area Leader and Rector of the Crickhowell Parishes and will be joining us very soon. Rana, was born and raised in Vehari, a small town in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. Although Pakistan is a predominantly Muslim […]

Abergavenny Isca Probus Club

Retired or semi-retired from a responsible job? Want to make new friends? A Probus Club may be just what you are looking for. Abergavenny Isca Probus Club was established in 1979, and is a locally-based association of retired or semi-retired PROfessional and BUSiness people, and others who have had some measure of responsibility in any […]

The Abergavenny Writing Festival

Singer Songwriter, Kizzy Crawford will be contributing to the festival on Saturday 22nd April in Abergavenny will see a whole host of writers sharing their experiences through talks, readings, workshops and performances at the Abergavenny Writing Festival. The three day event from 20th to 22nd April will take place at the Kings Arms Hotel and […]

Crickhowell Choral Society Early May Music Festival 27th April to 1st May

Crickhowell Choral Society Early May Music Festival 27th April to 1st May As Spring arrives, what better than to head to The Manor Hotel in Crickhowell on 27 April for classy jazz vibes and groovy soul from The Miroshnichenko Band! Currently studying jazz at Cardiff’s Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the band is […]

Community Kitchen

Abergavenny Community Centre is delighted to announce the launch of the Community Kitchen. Just a couple of months ago, it was a rundown, old school kitchen with peeling plaster, broken tiles – and a lot of potential. A team of volunteers and tradesmen got down to work, and in the space of six weeks, with […]

NHSOUND

My name is David Holman. I present a show on a Tuesday evening from 7pm to 9pm which is loosely based on the Brazillian game-show, ‘Olimpladas do Faustao’, (Brazil’s version of ‘Takashi’s Castle’) It is best described world. There is a vast selection of indigenous music, along with continental humour.   Every week a guest […]

ABERGAVENNY OPEN CIRCLE

This group has been running at the Community Centre on a Monday 1-2.30 since January.  Circle work is confidential, respects the energy of the individual and encourages each person to make the most of the time for honest, open communication. There is the time and place for ‘chat’ with your neighbour, shop assistant, work colleague […]

Crickhowell Takes Its First Steps to Becoming a Dementia Friendly Town

A dementia friendly community is made up of the whole community – shop assistants, public service workers, faith groups, businesses, police, fire and ambulance staff, bus drivers, school pupils, clubs and societies, and community leaders – people who are committed to working together and helping people with dementia to remain a part of their community […]