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Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
10:00 am
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[...]
St Marys Church
2:30 pm
Suk – Scherzo Fantastique Sibelius – Symphony No 7 Berlioz – Harold in Italy (Philip Heyman, Viola)
Our Lady and St Michael's RC Church
5:30 pm
The lights will be switched on at 5.30pm with plenty of entertainment lined up before and after.
Nov 19 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Nov 19 @ 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[...]
Crickhowell Parish Hall
Nov 20 @ 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
1:00 pm
Pre-order your copy of Warren Gatland’s My Autobiography with us and gain entry to our signing with Warren on Wednesday 20th November. 1pm, Book-ish, Crickhowell. Further info www.book-ish.co.uk
7:30 pm
Talk given by Dr Celyn Gurden-Williams 7.30pm, Crickhowell Parish Hall. All Welcome  
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Allan Gibbs, international Mountain Leader, has taken scores of clients along this popular classic in snow and shine.  Join the Tour with the Brecon Beacons Park Society from the comfort of Henderson Hall as Allan’s[...]
Henderson Hall
5:30 pm
Christmas Light Switch On Thursday 21st November 6.00pm Lantern Parade starts at Brewery Yard at 5.30pm  
Brewery Yard, Abergavenny
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
Nov 22 – Dec 23 all-day
12:00 am
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[...]
Margam Country Park
12:00 am
second-hand books, crafts, pottery, bric-a-brac, plants, tea, coffee, soup and home-made cakes. 10am-2pm, Guildhall, Brecon
Guildhall, Brecon
Nov 23 @ 12:30 pm
12:30 pm
The festive season arrives in full force in Crickhowell with the arrival of Santa at his new grotto in the Market Hall, the launch of the Christmas exhibition in the Oriel CRiC Gallery and the[...]
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Regular Monthly Market selling local produce and crafts
LLangynidr Village Hall
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
10:00 am
Llanyrafon Manor, Llanfrechfa Way, Cwmbran 10am-3.30pm. Your chance to browse, shop, nibble, buy some unique and fabulous gifts and warm in that Chrismassy feeling. The manor will be decorated and the fires will be lit.[...]
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
Abergavenny Community Centre
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm
9:00 am
Royal Welsh Show, Llandrindod Wells. Christmas shopping opportunities, musical entertainment, antique fair along with festive celebrations including free late night shopping and a fireworks display. 9am-6pm
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 28 – Dec 1 all-day
12:00 am
Christmas Light Switch-On – See Hay-on-Wye transformed into a winter wonderland brimming with festive cheer as a special guest turns on the town’s Christmas Lights. Accompanied by carol singing, readings and evening entertainment, it’s an[...]
Various Locations
Nov 28 @ 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
3:00 pm
Opportunities for conversations, support and influence about how we live with dementia. Run by and for people living with dementia.
The Hours Cafe Bookshop
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
10:00 am
100 crafted (knitted, crochet, wooden etc.) Christmas Trees will be on display made by members of the WI and their friends. See Page X for more info. 10am-5pm (1pm-5pm on 1st) St Teilo’s Church, Llantilio[...]
St Teilo's Church, Llantilio Pertholey
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Brecon Little Theatre’s autumn show “A Night At The Musicals” is a pre-Christmas treat for the whole family, showcasing hits from your favourite shows and some you’ve yet to see. Come and join us on[...]
St Mary's Church
Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day
12:00 am
Craft stalls, entertainment, food & drink. Christmas Light Switch on – 30th at 6pm. Reindeer Parade – 1st Dec at 5pm
10:00 am
Take your wildlife photography to the next level with this one-day course at Silent Valley Nature Reserve, led by local ecologist and wildlife photographer, Chris Hatch, in partnership with Ebbw Vale Owl Sanctuary. Learn how[...]
Silent Valley Nature Reserve
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Christchurch Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls include; Hand made crafts, jewellery, cakes, toiletries, chocolate tombola, raffle and many more. A warm welcome for all. Refreshments on sale all morning. All proceeds to Christchurch, Govilon.
Govilon Community Hall
4:00 pm
Monmouth Concert Orchestra presents music for a winter afternoon with more than a dash of Christmas in Trellech Church at 4pm on Sunday, December 1st. Come and join us to hear music by Elgar, Warlock[...]
St Nicholas Church, Trellech
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Dec 4 @ 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
4:30 pm
Crickhowell’s fabulous Late Night Shopping Event with its wonderful community spirit returns with a Christmas fair in various venues across the town and much festivity.
Dec 5 @ 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
7:30 pm
ROCKETMAN (cert. 15) A fever dream musical, exploring Elton John’s early years as a young boy and his piano to extravagant superstar famed the world over. Framed through Elton’s scant recollections and musical songbook after[...]
Llanfoist Village Hall
7:30 pm
Come and hear the first carols of the season with the Phoenix Singers at the end of their very busy year which saw them triumph at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in July. Enjoy an evening[...]
Llanwenarth Baptist Church
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
12:00 am
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!
Llanvihangel Court
10:00 am
Nevill Hall League of Friends Coffee Morning Out Patients One 10.00am to 12.30pm Members and Friends All Welcome for a free coffee and a mince pie
Nevill Hall, Out Patients One
10:00 am
Nevill Hall League of Friends Coffee Morning Members and friends all welcome for a free coffee and a mince pie
Nevill Hall Hospital, Out Patients One
Dec 7 @ 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
7:00 pm
Christmas time – carols and wine! Kick off the festive season with an evening at the stunning Sugarloaf Vineyards. Wine tasting, carol singing with a live band and a delicious cheese board. Shopping and gift[...]
Sugarloaf Vineyards
10:00 am
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.  
4:00 pm
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!
King Henry VIII School Hall
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Dec 11 @ 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
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[...]
The Bear Hotel
3:00 pm
Opportunities for conversations, support and influence about how we live with dementia. Run by and for people living with dementia.
The Hours Cafe Bookshop
5:00 pm
Abergavenny Market Hall. Come along and browse a fantastic selection of Street Food vendors and local drinks producers, indulge in something gorgeous from the vast array of home made cakes and sweet treats, enjoy choosing[...]
8:00 pm
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Hen & Chickens