Focus Magazines The local magazines for Abergavenny, Crickhowell, Brecon & Talgarth – Events, News and Advertising

What’s On – All Events

Use the events calendar below to keep track of local events.

You can use the Categories drop-down to filter events in your area.

If you’d like to add your event to the calendar, and have us list it in the events section of the magazine too, just click on the +Post Your Event button below.

Mar 10 – May 18 all-day
12:00 am
  Spring Exhibition with Borth Arts Oriel CRiC Gallery, Beaufort St, Crickhowell Visitcrickhowell.co.uk
Oriel Cric Gallery
Mar 25 – Apr 19 all-day
12:00 am
Trallong based artist Michael Howard will be exhibiting his rural scenes painted in oils with Roger Reese who captured Brecknock Museum before its recent re-incarnation. This exhibition will also feature a collaboration between bronze sculptor[...]
Found Gallery
12:00 am
Tower Gallery 49 High Street Crickhowell. Weds – Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01873 812 495/www.towergallery.co.uk Veronica Gibson- painter and print maker and Hand to Bowl Potters- Ceramics. Also showing work by all members of the Usk[...]
Tower Gallery Crickhowell
6:30 pm
Talk by bronze sculptor Tim Rawlins on his collaboration with photographer Matt Day. ‘Alchemy & Algorithm,’ Craft and the creative process: an opportunity to consider what roles skill, constraints, serendipity, accidents and magic play in[...]
Found Gallery
7:30 pm
Join us for an evening with Keeping Faith screenwriter, Matthew Hall, as he discusses his latest action-packed thriller, The Black Art of Killing. Dr Leo Black is one of Oxford University’s rising stars. His lectures[...]
Kings Arms
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
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,[...]
The Portico Lounge
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
9:30 am
Brecon Market Hall
Apr 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
7:30 pm
Join us for an Evening with Joanne Harris as we celebrate her paperback release of The Strawberry Thief Return to the world of the multi-million-copy bestselling Chocolat…. Vianne Rocher has settled down. Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that[...]
Manor Hotel, Crickhowell
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
8pm, The Muse, Brecon £12 (£10 members)
The Muse
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
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[...]
Abergavenny Community Centre
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Join Coach and Doctor Giles P Croft to learn how a new understanding of how the mind works is transforming lives, by re-connecting people with the wisdom, wellbeing and innate health that lies at the[...]
The Wool Croft
7:00 pm
17/3/20 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE REARRANGED AT A LATER DATE   This fundraising evening, organised and hosted by Vivienne Sharman-Lewis and fellow Arts Abergavenny volunteers, promises to be[...]
The Angel Hotel
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
3:00 pm
A varied eclectic lots to suit all ages! Viewing will be from 3pm TIL 5pm followed by the auction. Refreshments available. Please drop in and enjoy the fun!  
Priory Centre, St Marys
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Apr 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
1:30 pm
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[...]
Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
Apr 22 – May 17 all-day
12:00 am
An exhibition to coincide with the 75th Anniversary events for Victory in Europe combining art by Hay based artist Deb Gillingham and the poetry of a young WWII bomber pilot who lost his life as[...]
Found Gallery
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
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[...]
Abergavenny Community Centre
7:30 pm
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE William Gibbs will give an illustrated talk to the Brecon Beacons Park Society taking a wander through the landscape of Breconshire, looking at the ancient stones that mark our landscape and[...]
The Bear Hotel
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
7:30 pm
The Welsh borders’ new seasonal night of music and spoken word heralds the arrival of Spring. Our Spring edition on FRIDAY 24 APRIL presents: Folk’s May Queen LISA KNAPP (“a fascinating folk artist” – Guardian,[...]
The Globe
12:00 am
CANCELLED Geology of Castle Meadows Learn how Castle Meadows was formed and how it will develop in the future. Meet 10am Byfield Lane car park. Leader Alan Underwood
Castle Meadows
12:00 am
Come along and meet volunteers and discover the variety of community groups in our area. Free event. Clarence Hall Crickhowell.  
Clarence Hall
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Monthly Market selling fresh, local produce
LLangynidr Village Hall
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
Abergavenny Community Centre
10:30 am
23/3 PLEASE NOTE THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Monthly litter picks for volunteers. To tackle rubbish hot spots and to keep Abergavenny looking its best throughout 2020 and beyond See KAT Facebook[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
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[...]
Abergavenny Community Centre
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Join Coach and Doctor Giles P Croft to learn how a new understanding of how the mind works is transforming lives, by re-connecting people with the wisdom, wellbeing and innate health that lies at the[...]
The Wool Croft
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
9:30 am
Regular monthly market selling locally produced food and crafts. 9:30am-2:30pm. Abergavenny Market Hall
Abergavenny Market Hall
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
12:00 am
CANCELLED Meet Mark Langley for a walk around Castle Meadows with bat detectors. Meet Byefield Lane car park at 8.30pm. Finishing time approx. 9.30pm. Please bring a torch.
Friends of Castle Meadows
May 1 – May 4 all-day
12:00 am
This year’s Crickhowell Music Festival is entitled ‘A Song for Mary’ and the festival’s theme will highlight exquisitely beautiful and poignant music composed for several distinguished Marys, both secular and sacred.  
Various Locations
7:30 pm
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE LE MANS ‘66 (cert. 12A) (ACTION / BIOGRAPHY / DRAMA) American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary[...]
Llanfoist Village Hall
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Free childrens’ activities inside Brecon Cathedral including a bouncy castle, soft play, craft and activities. Please join us. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 10am-1pm
Brecon Cathedral
May 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
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,[...]
Tower Cafe
12:00 am
CANCELLED Bird walk . A chance to see summer migrants including sandmartins. Meet 9.30 am Byefield Lane carpark. Please bring binoculars if you have them. Leader Steve Butler
Castle Meadows
May 5 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
12:00 am
Using watercolour or acrylic paint a Still Life of a contemporary object devoid of background. 10am-3 pm £10. Prospective new members welcome. For full materials list see website. Followed by Society AGM. *Coronavirus. Please check[...]
Llanfrynach Village Hall
May 6 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
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[...]
Abergavenny Community Centre
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
An opportunity to discuss death from whatever perspective you find most interesting, challenging or scary! The conversations range freely and are always intriguing and interesting. There’s no agenda, and nothing is out of bounds, providing[...]
Kings Arms Hotel
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
We meet on the first Thursday of every month at 7pm at the King’s Head – so 7th April, 5th May etc FFI Contact Cath Barton on 01873 737671 or cath.barton@talktalk.net Venue: King’s Head, Abergavenny[...]
King's Head
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
9:30 am
Brecon Market Hall
2:30 pm
19/3 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Lynne Allbutt, the well-known gardener, writer and broadcaster will talk about all aspects of garden design, answering questions from the audience as she goes along. This[...]
Centenary Hall
12:00 am
Fashion Show and Shopping Event for Velindre Cancer Centre
Angel Hotel Abergavenny
12:00 am
Fashion Show and Shopping Event for Velindre Cancer Centre to be held on May 12th at the Angel Hotel Abergavenny. 7.00 for 7.30. Tickets which are £10 are available from Lesley Radley 01873858973.
Angel Hotel Abergavenny
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737