Focus Magazines The local magazines for Abergavenny, Crickhowell, Brecon & Talgarth – Events, News and Advertising

Category Archives: Events & Workshops

Big Skill Crafts Festival at Hay Castle

The family-friendly festival with FREE entry, takes place in the Castle grounds, with the beautiful backdrop of the building behind us. On the 2 – 3 July, we will have craft stalls, workshops*, story-telling, face-painting, street food, folk musicians, buskers and Hay Community Choir, for two days of rural skills fun and learning – there […]

Summer 2016 at Abergavenny Museum

At Abergavenny Museum we have lots of new activities for the summer. Come and visit us to see: Our Summer exhibition – Lady Llanover and her Circle – Saturday 28th May until Sunday 4th September Our Kids in Museums Take Over Day Projects in partnership with Ysgol Gymraeg Y Fenni Lady Llanover family activities – […]

Big Day Out at Humble by Nature

Fancy a Big Day Out this summer? Following the sell-out success of the Big Day Out 2015, the small but perfectly formed outdoor farm festival is returning for a whole weekend from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July 2016 at Humble by Nature in Monmouthshire; the working farm owned and run by Kate Humble. Friday […]

Volunteering at the National Eisteddfod

The National Eisteddfod is coming to Abergavenny in a few months’ time – so why not get involved and give volunteering a go? The Eisteddfod is one of the largest volunteering opportunities in Wales.  Every year, hundreds of people from all over the country donate their most valuable asset – their own time – to […]

Abergavenny Late Night Christmas Shopping

Abergavenny Opens for Late Night Christmas Shopping Evening – Thursday 10th December – 5:30 – 8:00pm If you want that unique gift this Christmas then you’ll find it in Abergavenny with  an abundance of quality shops that are guaranteed to have little luxury for everyone. As that time of year again is fast approaching the […]

Get Festive with Abergavenny Food Festival’s Christmas Food and Drink Fair

Abergavenny Food Festival’s Christmas Food and Drink Fair returns this Sunday 13 December with everything you need to get into the festive spirit. The one-day event offers workshops where festival-goers can get crafty, making everything from cards to chocolate treats for the perfect homemade Christmas as well as delicious goodies from more than 80 stallholders […]

Crickhowell Christmas Market & Late Night Opening

The popular and festive market, showcasing the locally produced artisan foods, arts and crafts, returns this 3rd December. Last year we were told that it rivalled bath Christmas market, which is a wonderful compliment! We have increased the stall capacity and more local community and charity groups will be located around the town – so […]

Llangynidr Farmers’ and Producers’ Market

Should you happen to be near Llangynidr on 13th December then may I suggest that you call in to visit the Farmers’ and Producers’ Market in the village hall?  We have a good selection of stalls and a lot of unique items available. The market on 13th December will be our Christmas Market where you […]

Talgarth Christmas Market

This year’s Talgarth Christmas Market is taking place on Saturday 5th December from 10 am until 6 pm at Talgarth Town Hall. With many and varied stalls, it will be a great opportunity to buy local produce, arts & crafts, and seasonal food and drink. For entertainment there will be live music and to keep […]


Saturday 12th  December 2015, Bishop Bevan Hall, Brecon, 7pm for 7.30pm £8 (Friends, Members & advance booking, £5) The Friends of Brecon and District Mind are pleased to announce that, after the great success of a previous Ceilidh, they are holding another Ceilidh, this time in Brecon, on Saturday 12th December. Participants should arrive from […]