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What a difference a cake can make!

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Free Cakes For Kids UK is a not for profit community service that helps economically and/or socially disadvantaged families in the UK provide a birthday cake for their child when they would otherwise find it difficult to do so.     We work with a number of community projects, charities and organisations that are already […]

Gilwern u3A

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

There are a number of Universities of the Third Age (U3As) in the region and the newest ‘kid on the block’ is in Gilwern. The U3A movement is a unique and exciting organisation and is a great way to keep mentally and physically active in retirement and semi-retirement. Members, from all backgrounds, share their skills […]

New Look for Abergavenny Walking Group!

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

Back in 2014, Abergavenny was awarded the prestigious Walkers are Welcome status for its great walking potential. Nestled between the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Wye Valley and the Blaenavon World Heritage site, and with the Black Mountains on its doorstep, the town is a mecca for walkers. Three years on the group working to […]

Abergavenny Action 50+ Welcomes New Members

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017

The Abergavenny Action 50+ (AA50+) Group is a volunteer-led local Community Group for people aged 50 and over in Abergavenny and the surrounding villages. The Group works to improve life for older people aged 50+ and to enable older people to have some choice and control over their lives. It provides a consultative support network […]

Abergavenny Origami Club

Posted on: May 21st, 2017

Abergavenny Origami Club was formed to spread awareness and share the knowledge of origami and the fun and joy one can have while making it, whether it is a flower, plane, box, bird or any other items that one can imagine! We are based in the Abergavenny Community Centre and hold several workshops through the […]

Raven Drama

Posted on: May 20th, 2017

With over twenty years classroom experience as an English Teacher, Head of Drama & Subject Mentor – Lynn is uniquely qualified and hugely passionate about empowering children through creativity.                     By providing an encouraging, engaging format to develop confident interpersonal skills, Lynn believes children can become […]

Bridge Therapies’ Beginnings

Posted on: May 19th, 2017

Sometime in the last century, Jolanda Sidler came into my Abergavenny clinic seeking help with a neck problem. Taking her case history, she told me that she was a massage therapist… We got to chatting about our respective practices, and discovered common interests such as helping to promote healthy living through CAM (complementary and alternative […]

Cambridge Weight Plan, more than just shakes!

Posted on: May 18th, 2017

Frustrated with your attempts to lose weight? Hate looking in the mirror? Can’t wear the clothes you love? Reach for food when you feel depressed, lonely, bored or stressed? Overeat, then feel guilty and hate yourself? Feel that the extra weight could be affecting your health?   That was me 10 years ago. I battled […]

Get the 5 ways of Wellbeing in your world with Circle Dancing!

Posted on: May 16th, 2017

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is an evidenced base, self management tool which can increase your mental wellbeing. The research, which led to the discovery, was commissioned by the Government in 2008 and carried out by the New Economic Foundation: www.neweconomics.org The 5 Ways to Wellbeing were designed as the mental health equivalent to the […]

Llangynidr Farmers’ and Producers’ Market

Posted on: May 15th, 2017

On the last Sunday of each month there is a burst of activity outside Llangynidr Village Hall. I am not talking about the youngsters raring to get to football coaching but the folks coming to set up their stalls at Llangynidr Farmers’ and Producers’ Market. The market, which is held inside the hall, opens 10am […]

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Upcoming Events

Mar
23
Thu
all-day Sugarcraft Classes @ Llanfoist Old Age Pensioners Hall
Sugarcraft Classes @ Llanfoist Old Age Pensioners Hall
Mar 23 – Jun 19 all-day
Sugarcraft Classes @ Llanfoist Old Age Pensioners Hall
A 9 week course in Sugarcraft on Mondays for beginners and improvers. 10am – 12 noon OR 1;00pm – 3;00pm OR 7;00pm – 9;00pm Term-time only. Basic equipment available to use.
May
25
Thu
9:30 am ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
May 25 @ 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
May
26
Fri
all-day Exhibition by Helly Powell @ CRiC studio
Exhibition by Helly Powell @ CRiC studio
May 26 – Jun 24 all-day
Exhibition by Helly Powell @ CRiC studio
26th May – 24th June Fauxidermy Exhibition by Helly Powell at CRiC studio, Crickhowell
May
27
Sat
11:00 am @ Clarence Hall
@ Clarence Hall
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 @ Clarence Hall
27th May Torfaen Art Factory Exhibition of Pictures Clarence Hall, Crickhowell NP8 1BN 11:00 – 5:00pm
May
28
Sun
all-day Abergavenny Steam Rally @ Bailey Park
Abergavenny Steam Rally @ Bailey Park
May 28 – May 29 all-day
Abergavenny Steam Rally @ Bailey Park
28th & 29th May Abergavenny Steam Rally For the two days of the year Abergavenny is redolent with the sounds, smells and sights of a bygone era. Mighty steam traction engines, respendent in their colourful[...]
10:00 am LLANGYNIDR FARMERS’ MARKET @ Llangynidr Village Hall
LLANGYNIDR FARMERS’ MARKET @ Llangynidr Village Hall
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
LLANGYNIDR FARMERS’ MARKET @ Llangynidr Village Hall
Regular monthly market selling locally produced food and crafts. 10am-1pm, Llangynidr Village Hall
Jun
1
Thu
7:00 pm Abergavenny Writers’ Drop-in @ King's Head
Abergavenny Writers’ Drop-in @ King's Head
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We meet on the first Thursday of every month at 7pm at the King’s Head – so 7th April, 5th May etc FFI Contact Cath Barton on 01873 737671 or cath.barton@talktalk.net Venue: King’s Head, Abergavenny[...]
Jun
2
Fri
12:30 pm Book-ish Event: Six Tudor Queens... @ The Chapel
Book-ish Event: Six Tudor Queens... @ The Chapel
Jun 2 @ 12:30 pm
Book-ish Event: Six Tudor Queens – Alison Weir @ The Chapel
2nd June Book-ish Event: Six Tudor Queens – Alison Weir Author talk, lunch and book-signing 12.30pm, The Chapel, Market St, Abergavenny. Tickets £20.
Jun
5
Mon
2:00 pm So Artrageous! – Arts and Crafts... @ So Artrageous!
So Artrageous! – Arts and Crafts... @ So Artrageous!
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
So Artrageous! - Arts and Crafts Session @ So Artrageous!
2nd May, 16th May and 5th June So Artrageous Arts and Crafts Session Tuesday Afternoon drop in craft session at So Artrageous! Station Road, Abergavenny, NP7 5HY Contact Pam Weeson 07823 517547 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Jun
8
Thu
7:00 pm Arthur Miller’s The Crucible @ Borough Theatre
Arthur Miller’s The Crucible @ Borough Theatre
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm
Arthur Miller’s The Crucible @ Borough Theatre
8th/9th/10th June Arthur Miller’s The Crucible Abergavenny Theatre Group presents Arthur Miller’s classic parable of mass hysteria, mindless persecution and false accusations. 7pm, Borough Theatre Abergavenny. Tickets £8.50 (£7.50 for concessions). Box office: 01873 850805

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