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Flapper’s Evening

“Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can”  Jay Gatsby On Friday 11th September, The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny, is hosting A Flapper’s Evening in association with Emma Corfield-Walters of {Book-ish} Crickhowell and Pan Macmillan. It’s a swingin’ soiree, inspired by four enthralling publications about (or set in) 1920’s America; ‘Mrs. Hemingway’ by Naomi Wood […]

Llangynidr Show

Are you looking for somewhere to take the family at the end of August?  Are you thinking of somewhere not too far away? Perhaps this is the answer…Llangynidr Show! Llangynidr Show is held annually on the Sunday before the Bank Holiday and this year falls on 30th August.  It is held in the middle of […]

Crickhowell Walking Festival Guided Walks and Events in the Black Mountains

The Diving Board Rock

The Crickhowell Walking Festival takes place annually around St David’s Day, (1st March) and is based in our lovely market town of Crickhowell. Most of the walks,  which range from easy strolls to full day treks across the mountains are in the eastern part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains and river […]

Festive Food all wrapped up at Christmas Food & Drink Fair

The fourth Abergavenny Food Festival Christmas Food and Drink Fair takes place on Sunday 14 December (10.00am – 5.00pm). Chef Dem with Carl Cheetham, Head Chef at Gliffaes Hotel – photographer Toril Brancher With over ninety hand-picked speciality food exhibitors every facet of the festive season is covered: fresh and cured meats, poultry and game, […]

Festive Food all wrapped up at Christmas Food & Drink Fair

The fourth Abergavenny Food Festival Christmas Food and Drink Fair takes place on Sunday 14 December (10.00am – 5.00pm). With over ninety hand-picked speciality food exhibitors every facet of the festive season is covered: fresh and cured meats, poultry and game, cheeses and chocolates, cakes and desserts, wines and liqueurs, ales and ciders and a […]

Totally Locally Crickhowell Christmas Market & Late Night Opening

On Thursday 4th December, Crickhowell will be buzzing with festive activities. There will be a full Christmas market in the streets, with stalls selling all manner of Christmas goodies and products that are all totally local – coming from no further afield than a 3-4 mile radius of Crickhowell. Local shops will also be staying […]

Training in Abergavenny to help community groups kick start regeneration

On Tuesday 21st October The Prince’s Regeneration Trust (PRT) is coming to The Priory Centre, Abergavenny, as part of its three year roadshow to help communities save the local buildings they love. CADW estimates that there are around 3,000 listed buildings at risk in Wales, and many more which are unlisted. Ros Kerslake, Chief Executive […]

Abergavenny Food Festival 2014 Pictures

Here’s some our pictures from Saturday’s food filled fun at the Abergavenny Food Festival. Can you spot yourself? Click on an image for a larger/ slideshow view.

An open garden with a difference at Llanover

Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, is delighted that Elizabeth and Ross Murray have chosen to open their wonderful garden to the public on Sunday 21st September from 11am to 4 pm to support the campaign to build Maggie’s South East […]

Our top picks for this year’s Abergavenny Food Festival

Whether you’re a seasoned Festival goer or a first time Festival virgin, there’s no denying that there is a lot to choose from at the Abergavenny Food Festival. And it can be quite overwhelming. Where should you go? What should you eat? Who does the best cheese, for heaven’s sake?! All questions that need answers. […]