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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 […]

Abergavenny Focus AUGUST 2018

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Crickhowell & Brecon Focus AUGUST 2018

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The Valleys Focus AUGUST 2018

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Crossword Solution: August 2018 issue

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Crossword Solution: July 2018 issue

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Abergavenny Focus July 2018

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Upcoming Events

Aug
16
Thu
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Aug
17
Fri
4:00 pm Abergavenny Castle Outdoor Theat... @ Abergavenny Castle & Museum
Abergavenny Castle Outdoor Theat... @ Abergavenny Castle & Museum
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm
Abergavenny Castle Outdoor Theatre Event:  The Midnight Gang by David Walliams @ Abergavenny Castle & Museum
Heartbreak Productions presents David Walliams’ ‘The Midnight Gang’ Come to the castle for summer evenings of laughter with some of the best outdoor theatre touring companies. Bring seating, blankets and suitable clothing. 4pm, Castle Grounds.[...]
Aug
18
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 18 @ 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[...]
2:00 pm Crickhowell and District Horticu... @ Clarence Hall
Crickhowell and District Horticu... @ Clarence Hall
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm
Open to all. Come and admire the show entries and support our show
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[...]
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!

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