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Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

The intoxicating story of a young woman who aspires to be an artist, and the man whose obsession may destroy her world for ever. This is an unforgettable piece of chilling and gothic historical fiction, the debut from Elizabeth Macneal, set in the Victorian era. She writes an atmospheric and beautifully constructed story of art, […]

Business of the Week: Crickowell Adventure

Crickhowell Adventure, short listed twice in TGO Magazine’s Outdoor Awards, in the Outdoor Independent Retailer category, started way back in 1977 when Jeff Thomas and John Inns rented the basement of what was then ‘The Cheese Press’, (now Bookish) in the High Street, Crickhowell. Sadly John is no longer with us, so the shop is […]

Abergavenny Writing Festival 2019

Lots of possibilities to learn something new at the Abergavenny Writing Festival this month! Some intriguing and enlightening talks from local writers, including Phil Madden’s session on Friday 12th April where he will share his experiences of writing to an inmate on Death Row. This session will be followed by a talk from the film […]

Try Something New: Thoughtful Printmaking

A time and space just to be yourself is so important, whether it’s a five minute break, an evening or a weekend – it all adds up to feeling a little more human and a lot more yourself. Something I find particularly fortifying is the process of printmaking and in particular mono print, which, with […]

Solar Medical & Chemical

We all know somebody – a relative, a friend, or perhaps even ourselves, who at some point in their life will need to rely on the use of a mobility aid, whether that’s a walking frame, a stick, or a ride on scooter. If that’s the case, it’s highly likely that you may need to […]

Business of the Week: Lemon Studios Arts School

Lemon Studios Arts School Ltd is located at Court Robert Arts, Tregare near Raglan, and offers various painting, drawing, sculpture and creative clay classes for all abilities. Join professional painter and director, Alex Brown, for his weekly oil painting classes (subject to availability). Explore colour relationships and theory, composition and painting techniques, with varying subject […]