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Crossword Solution: June 2017 issue

Posted on: May 30th, 2017

So Artrageous is on the Move.

Posted on: May 26th, 2017

From June 2nd So Artrageous will be at a new location. I will be joining the other artists at Hatherleigh House, Union Road West, Abergavenny NP7 7RL. It is rather tucked away in the courtyard behind Abergavenny Electrics. Although the premises is smaller it has lots of natural light and a lovely feature fireplace, more […]

Hannah Mlatem

Posted on: May 25th, 2017

At the HANNAH MLATEM salon we pride ourselves on excellent hair, organic products, a warm atmosphere – and always a giggle and friendly welcome. We’re a family. Our clients become good friends and we pride ourselves on changing the perception of the dreaded salon visit that, unfortunately, many people experience. It began when Hannah, 33, […]

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 […]

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Upcoming Events

Jun
2
Fri
all-day EXHIBITION LAND AND SKY ARTWORKS... @ The Walled Garden Treberfydd.
EXHIBITION LAND AND SKY ARTWORKS... @ The Walled Garden Treberfydd.
Jun 2 – Jul 31 all-day
EXHIBITION LAND AND SKY ARTWORKS by Rupert Clausen. @ The Walled Garden Treberfydd.
2nd June – 31st July EXHIBITION LAND AND SKY ARTWORKS by Rupert Clausen. Exhibition open daily 10am to 5pm, admission free. Talk by the artist Weds 12 July at 11am £7. Full details at www.walledgardentreberfydd.com
Jun
29
Thu
9:30 am ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
ABERGAVENNY FARMERS’ MARKET @ Abergavenny Market Hall
Jun 29 @ 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
Jun
30
Fri
1:00 pm Monthly Pensioners Afternoon @ Abergavenny Labour Club
Monthly Pensioners Afternoon @ Abergavenny Labour Club
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm
Monthly Pensioners Afternoon @ Abergavenny Labour Club
This Friday, 30th June at 1pm. On the last Friday of each month, with live entertainment, socialising, buffet, bingo, tote, raffle, beverages and dancing. Entry is £5 on the door and it is open to[...]
7:00 pm Bookish Event: Jeff Sparrow talk... @ Bookish, High St, Crickhowell.
Bookish Event: Jeff Sparrow talk... @ Bookish, High St, Crickhowell.
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm
Bookish Event: Jeff Sparrow talks about his book @ Bookish, High St, Crickhowell.
30th June Bookish Event: Jeff Sparrow talks about his book: No Way But This (In Search of Paul Robeson) 7pm, Bookish, High St, Crickhowell.
7:00 pm Elvis Gospel Concert @ Christchurch, Govilon.
Elvis Gospel Concert @ Christchurch, Govilon.
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm
Elvis Gospel Concert @ Christchurch, Govilon.
Gospel concert featuring well known local Elvis impersonator, Keith Davies. Come and hear him sing in our beautiful church. Tickets £12 to include wine and nibbles. Available from Mary Owen:01873 830427. Proceeds to Christchurch.
Jul
1
Sat
7:00 am Dance Blast Annual Showcase @ Borough Theatre
Dance Blast Annual Showcase @ Borough Theatre
Jul 1 @ 7:00 am
Dance Blast Annual Showcase @ Borough Theatre
1st July Dance Blast Annual Showcase Dance Blast presents its annual performance showcasing youth dance from across Monmouthshire. It promises to be an exciting evening of dance, a real testament to the energy, commitment and[...]
10:00 am Talgarth Rural Market @ Town Hall
Talgarth Rural Market @ Town Hall
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Talgarth Rural Market @ Town Hall
1st July Talgarth Rural Market Quality produce from local traders 10am-1pm, Town Hall Talgarth
10:30 am Shire & Miniature Horse Show @ Bailey Park
Shire & Miniature Horse Show @ Bailey Park
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Shire & Miniature Horse Show @ Bailey Park
  1st July Shire & Miniature Horse Show A fun day out for all the family. 10.30am – 5pm, Bailey Park, Abergavenny. Adults £5, Children £3, under 5’s free.
11:00 am Crickhowell Duck Race @ Bullpit Meadow
Crickhowell Duck Race @ Bullpit Meadow
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Crickhowell Duck Race @ Bullpit Meadow
1st July Crickhowell Duck Race Dog show, family entertainment, welly wanging, sack race, music, food and drink and much more! 11am-4pm (Ducks at 1pm), Bullpit Meadow, Crickhowell. 
2:00 pm Bwlch Summer Fete @ Bwlch Church Grounds
Bwlch Summer Fete @ Bwlch Church Grounds
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bwlch Summer Fete @ Bwlch Church Grounds
1st July Bwlch Summer Fete A festival of fun for all the family! Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Games, Raffles, Stalls, Cakes, Refreshments and much more! Free Entry. 2-4pm, Bwlch Church Grounds

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