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Doves of Hope

Posted on: June 4th, 2020

Have you spotted the Doves of Hope in and around Abergavenny? Rainbows have been adopted as a symbol of support for those wanting to show solidarity for the NHS workers who have been working tirelessly in the fight against the global Covid-19 pandemic. They have also been a welcome burst of bright colour in the […]

Behind the Mask

Posted on: June 3rd, 2020

New book by local photographer and NHS worker Glenn Dene, to raise funds for the NHS and Welsh Air Ambulance. In his own words, Glenn tells us about some of his experiences shooting photographs for the book whilst continuing to work at Nevill Hall during the crisis. I have photographed cancer patients, who have become […]

Crossword Solutions: June 2020

Posted on: June 1st, 2020

Patience and Planning are Key in Uncertain Markets

Posted on: May 19th, 2020

Across communities and countries, we see families, business and governments all looking for the best way to prepare and protect themselves from the coronavirus outbreak. In such times we all need to prioritise what matters most, and for many that includes making sure that they protect their hard-earned investments. This means it can be hard […]

A Better Deal on your Mortgage

Posted on: May 19th, 2020

If you need to borrow more, or you are simply looking for a better deal, then friendly and independent advice from Seymour Mortgage Solutions Ltd can help. Independent mortgage and protection advice is always given with your safety and security at the forefront of our minds. It’s very much business as usual for us, albeit […]

The Importance of Local Nature in Difficult Times

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

I contemplated keeping this article as a piece of escapism, however the current global pandemic situation is sadly unavoidable. At the time of writing, apart from the country’s essential workers, we are largely confined to our homes, with one short, local exercise a day. This doesn’t mean we can’t still connect with and enjoy nature, […]

How Does An Estate Agent Work In A Lockdown?

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

These are strange times indeed. As the child of teachers, one thing I knew from a very early age was that I NEVER wanted to be a teacher. Yet here I am, teaching the full year 7 curriculum to my 11 year old, Gruff, (woodwork through the medium of a word search). And I’m an […]

Hay Festival Goes Digital

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

The first-ever digital-only Hay Festival will bring writers and readers together 18-31 May 2020 in free live broadcasts and interactive Q&As. Hay Festival Digital will see more than 100 award-winning writers, global policy makers, historians, pioneers and innovators take part, celebrating the best new fiction and non-fiction, and interrogating some of the biggest issues of […]

Abergavenny Community Centre May 2020

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

We want to let you know about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Community Centre. In the same month as the Community Centre reached its Fifth anniversary, regrettably, the coronavirus forced us to close to the public on 24th March. Over a few short years, the Centre has become an important landmark for […]

The Changing Faces of the Modern Home

Posted on: May 12th, 2020

Parrys Fine & Country take us on a tour through the decades following the Allied Forces’ Victory in Europe in 1945, to look at the many faces of housing and how it has changed. Following the turbulent years of the second World War, attention turned to rebuilding the nation’s spirit and the many thousands of […]

COVID19 Cancellations

As a result of the COVID19 crisis, many events have been cancelled. Event owners may not have updated their listing in our calendar to reflect this, so please do check with the organiser to confirm

Upcoming Events

Jun
5
Fri
8:30 pm LIVE MUSIC AT THE BRECON TAP @ BRECON TAP
LIVE MUSIC AT THE BRECON TAP @ BRECON TAP
Jun 5 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
LIVE MUSIC AT THE BRECON TAP @ BRECON TAP
Live music event with THE LOW DOWN DIRTY DOG BLUES BAND & BRYONY SIER breconmusic@live.co.uk / 0786 6000 596
Jun
6
Sat
3:00 pm Tea at Three @ Tower Cafe
Tea at Three @ Tower Cafe
Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tea at Three @ Tower Cafe
An opportunity to make new friends in the comfortable surroundings of the Tower Café whilst enjoying a hot drink and cake. Open to all and free, so come along and join us. 3pm-4pm, Tower Café,[...]
Jun
9
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Jun
10
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jun 10 @ 10:30 am
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
A friendly group run for parents of children of all ages, who may feel isolated, lonely or simply be struggling a bit with parenthood and who would like to meet other like-minded parents in a[...]
Jun
11
Thu
5:30 pm Love & Loss – Bereavement Group @ The Portico Lounge
Love & Loss – Bereavement Group @ The Portico Lounge
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Love & Loss - Bereavement Group @ The Portico Lounge
Upstairs at The Portico Lounge, 5 Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5AE This is a safe place to talk with others who have experienced the death of a loved one. There’s no agenda, no enforced sharing,[...]
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: C... @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: C... @ Hen & Chickens
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: CANCELLED @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Jun
14
Sun
2:00 pm Community Choir & Band Concert @ Market Hall
Community Choir & Band Concert @ Market Hall
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Community Choir & Band Concert @ Market Hall |  |  |
Concert featuring Abergavenny Borough Band, Synergy and Rock Choir Abergavenny
Jun
16
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
1:30 pm Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
Jun 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Caffi Croeso - Dementia Friendly Cafe @ Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
The café is a monthly event, every third Tuesday of the month and welcomes everyone. The cafe offers a fun, welcoming and relaxing environment for people to take part in social activities. The cafe is[...]

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