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12:00 am
The Writing for Pleasure Group of Crickhowell U3A are publishing an anthology of work to celebrate U3A’s 10th anniversary in Crickhowell. Entries invited from members of Crickhowell U3A. Closing date 30th June 2018
Writing for Pleasure SIG
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
9:30 am
Regular monthly market selling locally produced food and crafts. 9:30am-2:30pm. Abergavenny Market Hall
Abergavenny Market Hall
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
Come and join this informal, non-tutor led group, attended by artists of all abilities – to share skills and learn from each other. All materials provided. £3 per person. 1.30-3.30pm Abergavenny Community Centre
Abergavenny Community Centre
7:30 pm
Bleddyn Penny’s talk on Men of Steel at the Borough Theatre on April 26th starts at 7:30pm. Non-members are welcome to join on the night. abergavennylocalhistorysociety.org.uk  
Borough Theatre
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
7:30 pm
Abergavenny’s Keith Davies and his own ‘Memphis Mafia’ return with their popular tribute to the King. Tickets
£12, 7:30pm Abergavenny Borough Theatre. Box Office 01873 850 805
Borough Theatre
9:00 am
A chance to see summer migrants including sandmartins. Leader Steve Butler. Meet 9am Byefield Lane carpark. Please bring binoculars.
2:00 pm
2pm, 7pm, Llangors Community Centre.
Llangors Community Centre.
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Monthly market selling local produce
Llangynidr Village Hall
8:00 pm
Cristian Grajner de Sa plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Programme also includes Rossini’s William Tell Overture and Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony
Our Lady & St Michael's RC Church
8:00 pm
Cristian Grajner de Sa plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Programme also includes Rossini’s William Tell Overture and Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony. 8pm at Our Lady & St Michael’s RC Church. Call 01873 852269 or email info@
Our Lady & St Michael’s RC Church
10:00 am
Coffee from 10am, for 10.30am start. Clarence Hall, Crickhowell. New members welcome.
Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
10:00 am
PROCESSIONS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in a mass participation artwork to celebrate one hundred years of votes for women. One hundred women artists are working with communities to create 21st century suffrage[...]
Peak Cymru
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
LARSEN C ICE SHELF Dr Suzanne Bevan will talk about her work investigating the break-up of the ice shelf, sharing photos and stories of fieldwork.  The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell 7.30pm Website: breconbeaconsparksociety.org
The Bear Hotel
May 3 – May 7 all-day
12:00 am
  Visit www.crickhowellchoralsociety.org for full info and listings
Various Locations
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
Come and join this informal, non-tutor led group, attended by artists of all abilities – to share skills and learn from each other. All materials provided. £3 per person. 1.30-3.30pm Abergavenny Community Centre
Abergavenny Community Centre
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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[...]
King's Head
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
8:30 pm
Meet Mark Langley for a walk around Castle Meadows with bat detectors. 8.30pm Byefield Lane car park. Please bring a torch.
Byefield Lane carpark
7:30 pm
PADDINGTON 2 (cert. PG) Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt[...]
Llanfoist Village Hall
2:00 pm
You don’t need to sign up or attend all rides, just come along to all those you can make. For updates check out facebook.com/bikeanatomy, pop into the shop and visit our website bikeanatomy.com. Over 18’s[...]
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Afternoon Tea served throughout.
£5 per entry £3 Juniors. Free entry for Non-bakers. Abergavenny Cricket Club, 2 – 5pm.
Abergavenny Cricket Club
6:15 pm
Series of Informal discussions, question and answer sessions. Tea and cake. All welcome. Child friendly. Please contact if attending.
Meeting place
7:00 pm
Following on from Last year’s hugely successful production of “9 to 5 “, AAODS return to the Borough Theatre with the deliciously funny musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is set against the[...]
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
7:30 pm
AJ Pearce will be in conversation with Emma from Book-ish followed by cheese, wine and discussion. 
At Book-ish, Crickhowell. 7.30 – 9.30pm Tickets available at www.book-ish.co.uk

Book-ish
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Learn more about Volunteering for Wellbeing. 10.30am – 12.30pm, Wellfield Hall, Abergavenny. Bridges Centre is a lively organisation which remains true to its original aims: to build bridges between people from all parts of the[...]
Wellfield Hall
7:00 pm
Following on from Last year’s hugely successful production of “9 to 5 “, AAODS return to the Borough Theatre with the deliciously funny musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is set against the[...]
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
Come and join this informal, non-tutor led group, attended by artists of all abilities – to share skills and learn from each other. All materials provided. £3 per person. 1.30-3.30pm Abergavenny Community Centre
Abergavenny Community Centre
7:00 pm
Following on from Last year’s hugely successful production of “9 to 5 “, AAODS return to the Borough Theatre with the deliciously funny musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is set against the[...]
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
7:00 pm
Following on from Last year’s hugely successful production of “9 to 5 “, AAODS return to the Borough Theatre with the deliciously funny musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is set against the[...]
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
2:30 pm
Our next talk is on Saturday 12th May at 2.30pm. Stephen Anderton, The Times gardening writer, broadcaster and author will be talking about, and answering questions on, “In the Teeth of the Wind: Gardening behind[...]
Centenary Hall
7:00 pm
Following on from Last year’s hugely successful production of “9 to 5 “, AAODS return to the Borough Theatre with the deliciously funny musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is set against the[...]
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
7:00 pm
12TH MAY BRECON SINGERS BEST OF BRITISH Directed by Robert Evans – songs by Purcell, Parry, Tavener, Rutter and more. Accompanied by Organist Meirion Wynn Jones. Tickets £12 (Under 18 £6) from Ardent Gallery, Brecon[...]
St David's Church
7:00 pm
COMMUNITY CEILIDH With Murphy’s Law Ceilidh Band. Bring food to share and your own drinks. On May 10th, 10 members of the Lee Abbey Community in Devon will be joining us to support us in[...]
Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
7:30 pm
Formed of four Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama scholars in 2016, Quartet19 is a young, dedicated and highly versatile percussion ensemble. Works to include Becker, Brubeck, Cage, Glass, Hall, Harron, Reich, trad. Welsh.[...]
St. Michael & All Angels Church
10:30 am
To Coed y Bwnydd hill fort and its dazzling display of bluebells. Picnic lunch. 25 miles. Meet at 10:30am at Llanfoist Crossing Car Park.  
3:00 pm
Please bring own hand trowel/fork. Free entry. Children welcome. Refreshments available, and free to those who weed. Supervised bonfire for disposal of weeds and cooking of marshmallows.
Linda Vista Gardens
7:00 pm
Rachael Rogers, Manager of Monmouthshire Museum Service, will enlighten members on the recent project to develop outdoor events at the castle and the future of the museum if it becomes part of an independent trust.[...]
Methodist Hall
12:00 am
Walled Garden Treberfydd Workshop: Organic Kitchen Garden Design and Soil Principles With James Clapp. Full day workshop includes 2 course lunch, morning coffee, afternoon tea. £80 per person. See details on advert on Page 6
1:00 pm
1pm at the Angel Hotel Ballroom Abergavenny, Tickets £20 with signed book or £17 ticket only. www.book-ish.co.uk
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
Come and join this informal, non-tutor led group, attended by artists of all abilities – to share skills and learn from each other. All materials provided. £3 per person. 1.30-3.30pm Abergavenny Community Centre
Abergavenny Community Centre
7:30 pm
Frank Olding’s talk in the Borough Theatre on May 17th follows the AGM starting at 7.30pm. Non-members may join on the night.
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
7:30 pm
The AGM will include an illustrated talk by Roger White entitled The Pilgrims’ Way to Santiago. Roger tells his tale of the people he met and the places he saw last autumn when he hiked[...]
St Edmund;s Church, Crickhowell
May 17 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
We would like to invite current and potential Peak Collective members to join us for a ‘bring and share’ supper and film screening programme at the Peak studio. This will be a chance to see[...]
Peak Cymru
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
7:00 pm
Abergavenny’s own “Elvis”, Keith Davies, returns to sing in the beautiful Christchurch church in Govilon. Tickets £12 to include wine and nibbles. Don’t miss the chance to hear this fabulous tribute to the King. One[...]
Christchurch, Govilon.
10:00 am
Enjoy a unique experience from Strolls ‘n’ Stories. Join Jan Little as she takes you on a walk through picturesque Symonds Yat East, often referred to as the Jewel of the Wye Valley. Walk along[...]
Symonds Yat East
11:00 am
On May 10th, 10 members of the Lee Abbey Community in Devon will be joining us to support us in 10 days of outreach to the communities in the St Catwg’s Ministry Area. The Lee[...]
Market Hall, Crickhowell
7:30 pm
A musical extravaganza featuring the Senior Band. The Band will be joined by Philippe Schartz, internationally acclaimed Principal Trumpet, BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.