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Abergavenny Focus December 2019

Abergavenny Focus December 2019

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South Powys Focus December 2019

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The Focus December 2019 editions

Posted on: November 29th, 2019

Dear Readers Here we are again, during the most wonderful time of the year! I’m sure you’ll agree that this year, it feels even more important than ever to try and bring a little bit of joy into our lives. Here at the Focus, we’re here to do that for you. I love our Christmas […]

Crossword Solution December 2019

Posted on: November 29th, 2019

Monmouthshire Remembers

Posted on: November 11th, 2019

Last year for the Armistice centenary, school children across Monmouthshire who are part of the world’s largest youth organisation, embarked on events to commemorate the centenary of the end of WW1. Across the county, 811 youth members of the Scouting association from 6 year old beavers to 18 year old explorers and 206 uniformed adult […]

Win a Christmas Tree worth £70!

Posted on: November 1st, 2019

  Focus Magazines in partnership with Abergavenny Garden Centre is delighted to announce our Christmas Colouring Competition! This year, we’re running a fabulous seasonal colouring-in competition for all children under 12 to enter. The prize for one lucky winner will be a premium Nordman non-drop Christmas Tree, worth £70, donated by our friends at Abergavenny […]

Next Month’s Focus is Christmas!

Posted on: November 1st, 2019

As is traditional in our December issue, we’ll be featuring all things Christmassy, from gifts and recipes to keeping calm under the seasonal pressure! If you’d like to place an advert in December’s magazine, the deadline is November 20th Call us on 01873 856614 or email: hello@thefocus.wales to make a booking or for more info

Crossword Solution November 2019

Posted on: November 1st, 2019

Learn Massage at Abergavenny Community Centre

Posted on: October 8th, 2019

The idea that if we feel good in ourselves we also bring good to the world around us, is at the heart of a community massage project that’s held at the community centre each month. The sessions are led by MTI Holistic Massage therapists Alice Sidwell and Fran Higginson, who are creating a safe, relaxed […]

Christmas Card Shop, Brecon

Posted on: October 7th, 2019

The festive season is under way in Brecon and the Cards for Good Causes charity Christmas card shop is open in St Mary’s Church, Steeple Lane (off High Street), Brecon until Tuesday 17th December. Buying Christmas cards through Cards for Good Causes is the best way to get access to the widest selection of Christmas […]

Next Month’s Focus is all about Happiness!

Posted on: September 18th, 2019

We could all use a little bit more happiness in our lives, so next month we’re dedicating our magazine to the subject of happiness and wellbeing. This feature will appeal to life coaches, practitioners in mindfulness and wellbeing as well as those who offer classes in subjects such as art, pottery, music, yoga etc which […]

Home Education

Posted on: September 18th, 2019

Some call it home educating or homeschooling, others call it unschooling, freeschooling and flexischooling. Whatever term you prefer, it’s the process of providing an education to your child predominantly in the home environment, rather than sending them to a school. We invited home educator, Emily, to tell us in her own words about why and […]

Upcoming Events

Oct
18
Fri
10:00 am Charity Christmas Cards Brecon @ St Marys Church
Charity Christmas Cards Brecon @ St Marys Church
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
Charity Christmas Cards Brecon @ St Marys Church
Staffed by a team of local volunteers, the Brecon charity pop-up shop is part of a network of more than 300 temporary shops run by Cards for Good Causes, the UK’s largest charity Christmas card[...]
Nov
22
Fri
all-day Luminate Wales at Margam Country... @ Margam Country Park
Luminate Wales at Margam Country... @ Margam Country Park
Nov 22 – Dec 23 all-day
Luminate Wales at Margam Country Park @ Margam Country Park
As darkness descends, meander along our mesmerising mile long trail. Be welcomed by Old Grandfather Tree and embark on your adventure through our first beautiful, light tunnel. Pause outside the Citrus House to play our[...]
Dec
7
Sat
all-day Llanvihangel Court Christmas Fair @ Llanvihangel Court
Llanvihangel Court Christmas Fair @ Llanvihangel Court
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
Llanvihangel Court Christmas Fair @ Llanvihangel Court
Set across two days at the beautiful Llanvihangel Court – there will be log fires, gifts and crafts and plenty of Christmas sparkle! It’s certain to be a magical weekend!
Dec
8
Sun
10:00 am Abergavenny Christmas Food & Dri...
Abergavenny Christmas Food & Dri...
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Abergavenny Christmas Food & Drink Fair: CANCELLED
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.  
4:00 pm Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra C... @ King Henry VIII School Hall
Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra C... @ King Henry VIII School Hall
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra Children's Concert @ King Henry VIII School Hall
It’s the Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra annual concert for children and this year the theme is ‘Space’. Bring your light sabres and Wookie costumes and join in the fun!
Dec
10
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Dec
11
Wed
10:00 am Abergavenny Over 50’s Action Gro... @ Trinty Hall
Abergavenny Over 50’s Action Gro... @ Trinty Hall
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Abergavenny Over 50's Action Group Christmas Party @ Trinty Hall
It’s party time! Singalong with Bob, good food, good company. Please bring a small seasonal raffle prize. Admission £2.00 as usual.  Happy Christmas to everyone, come join in the fun!  
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Dec 11 @ 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[...]
7:30 pm Mining Cheese – The Blaenafon Ch... @ The Bear Hotel
Mining Cheese – The Blaenafon Ch... @ The Bear Hotel
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm
Mining Cheese - The Blaenafon Cheddar Company @ The Bear Hotel
Have you seen that cheese down the Big Pit? Susan Fiander-Woodhouse and her husband Gerry will tell the Brecon Beacons Park Society about their business, the Blaenafon Cheddar Company, and just what that cheese is[...]
Dec
12
Thu
3:00 pm Like-Minded Group The Hours Cafe... @ The Hours Cafe Bookshop
Like-Minded Group The Hours Cafe... @ The Hours Cafe Bookshop
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Like-Minded Group The Hours Cafe Bookshop Brecon @ The Hours Cafe Bookshop
Opportunities for conversations, support and influence about how we live with dementia. Run by and for people living with dementia.

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