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Evita comes to Abergavenny

Posted on: February 24th, 2017

From Wednesday 8th March to Saturday 11th March, the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny sees the return of Concept Players as they bring what is one of the most famous of musicals, Evita to the stage. This blockbuster musical follows the rise of Eva Duerte from the shackles of poverty tothe highest office in the land. From […]

Brecon Women’s Festival

Posted on: February 24th, 2017

Brecon Women’s Festival is back for its sixth year this March. The Festival is now a hugely popular Spring highlight celebrating the creativity, talents and achievements of women in and around Brecon. Created in 2012 to mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday March 8th the Festival boasts ten days of events starting on Thursday March […]

Nana’s Kitchen : Peanut Butter & Fruit Flapjack Fingers

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017

These flapjack fingers are really quick to make with no coking involved, and make a perfect rainy day activity with little ones who enjoy getting involved in the kitchen. By using rice crispies the flapjack is not quite so dense and makes a perfect lunchbox or teatime snack. This recipe yields quite a large quantity […]

Renovated Clubhouse for Abergavenny Town FC

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

A football club in Abergavenny will renovate its  clubhouse facilities after receiving the backing of an East Wales  housebuilder. Persimmon Homes East Wales has chosen Abergavenny  Town FC to receive £1,000 as a part of its Community Champions initiative,  which gives away £2,000 each month to good causes in the  region. The funds will be […]

AHOY there young sailors!

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

Llandegfedd Sailing Club is offering opportunities this spring for youngsters to get busy on the water. The club’s super racing begins Sunday 5th March and new members are welcome – you don’t have to be a seasoned racer to join in. Llandegfedd Reservoir is located between Usk and Pontypool and is around eight miles north […]

CORN EXCHANGE TEAM SEEK NEW TENANTS TO FILL CONVERTED BUILDING

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

New tenants are being sought to fill shops and flats in the former Corn Exchange pub in Crickhowell High Street – once it opens this autumn. A community buyout of the former pub prevented it being turned into a national chain convenience store and the new owners, Corn Exchange Crickhowell Ltd (CECLtd), are now looking […]

Crossword Solution: February 2017 Issue

Posted on: February 1st, 2017

Digital Parenting

Posted on: January 12th, 2017

An exclusive talk by therapist and behaviour consultant NICKY HUTCHINSON. Wednesday 22 February, 7pm, Abergavenny Community Centre. While there are positives, you will also have heard many reports talking about the negative effects of social media. The NSPCC recently said that social media is helping fuel a nation of “deeply unhappy” children, as it published […]

Abergavenny Single Parents Group

Posted on: January 11th, 2017

Welcome to Abergavenny Single Parents Group (ASPG) – If you are a single parent looking for something fun but FREE to do on a Sunday afternoon. Then we are the group for you. There are only two qualifications you need to have. Firstly you are a single parent. Secondly you bring your children with you […]

Paradise Regained

Posted on: January 11th, 2017

Middleton Hall’s landscape is being restored to its Regency glory. Helen Morgan from Abergavenny Local History Society reports It is now better known as the site of the National Botanic Garden of Wales, but Middleton Hall was once a magnificent mansion with one of the finest waterparks in Britain. Its story begins in the early […]

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Upcoming Events

Feb
21
Tue
all-day BRECON LIBRARY BOOK SALE @ Brecon Library
BRECON LIBRARY BOOK SALE @ Brecon Library
Feb 21 – Mar 25 all-day
BRECON LIBRARY BOOK SALE @ Brecon Library
Books available to buy between now and 25th March in the upstairs section of the Library.
Feb
26
Sun
10:00 am LLANGYNIDR FARMERS’ MARKET @ Llangynidr Village Hall
LLANGYNIDR FARMERS’ MARKET @ Llangynidr Village Hall
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb
27
Mon
1:00 pm COURSE FOR ALZHEIEMER CARERS @ Clarence Hall Committee Room
COURSE FOR ALZHEIEMER CARERS @ Clarence Hall Committee Room
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
COURSE FOR ALZHEIEMER CARERS @ Clarence Hall Committee Room
A 4 week carers and information support programme run by Alzheimer’s Society Gwent 1pm-4pm, Clarence Hall Committee Room (the committee room is at the rear of the hall), Crickhowell. For further information contact Enid Edwards[...]
1:20 pm Bookish hosts an Evening with: ... @ Angel Hotel Ballroom
Bookish hosts an Evening with: ... @ Angel Hotel Ballroom
Feb 27 @ 1:20 pm
Bookish hosts an Evening with:  Joanna Trollope @ Angel Hotel Ballroom
Tickets £25 to include wine, cheese & biscuits, and a copy of City of Friends.
Feb
28
Tue
7:00 pm STEPPING INTO SPRING – A floral ... @ St Cattwg's Church
STEPPING INTO SPRING – A floral ... @ St Cattwg's Church
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
STEPPING INTO SPRING - A floral demonstration by Janet Davies @ St Cattwg's Church
A floral demonstration by Janet Davies in aid of the Church charitable fund
Mar
2
Thu
all-day BRECON WOMEN’S FESTIVAL @ Brecon
BRECON WOMEN’S FESTIVAL @ Brecon
Mar 2 – Mar 12 all-day
BRECON WOMEN’S FESTIVAL @ Brecon
2nd -12th MARCH Various events celebrating women. For full listings visit www. breconwomensfestival.co.uk Brecon Women’s Festival Brecon Women’s Festival is back for its sixth year this March. The Festival is now a hugely popular Spring[...]
7:00 pm Abergavenny Writers’ Drop-in @ King's Head
Abergavenny Writers’ Drop-in @ King's Head
Mar 2 @ 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[...]
Mar
3
Fri
2:00 pm Women’s World Day of Prayer Service @ Abergavenny Methodist Church
Women’s World Day of Prayer Service @ Abergavenny Methodist Church
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm
Women's World Day of Prayer Service @ Abergavenny Methodist Church
A service prepared by women of the Phillipines. 2pm at Abergavenny Methodist Church All Welcome 01873 856267
Mar
4
Sat
all-day Exploring Homeopathy @ Abergavenny Natural Therapy Centre
Exploring Homeopathy @ Abergavenny Natural Therapy Centre
Mar 4 all-day
Exploring Homeopathy @ Abergavenny Natural Therapy Centre
The aim of the workshop is to present a broad overview of homeopathy, including history, basic principles, how remedies are made, how insight into the healing properties of a remedy is obtained (= proving of[...]

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