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A secret treasury, tucked away in Abergavenny…

The Cabin of Curiosities is where you will find the more unusual, interesting pieces from the past.  Fine linen, Welsh and other blankets,  furniture and rugs;  original art work;  light fittings made to order;  ceramics and glass;  bookends from disused old sewing machine!  We never know what will come in next.  Also books on gardening and crafts […]

Here comes the sun!

When the sun shines, we reach for our sunglasses. Just make sure that when you put them on, you know they are protecting your eyes effectively, as well as making you look good! Cheap sunglasses may look like a bargain, but often do not have full or proper UV protection. UV, or Ultraviolet light, is […]

Spreading the Love

Do you have someone special in your life that who you’d like to treat this Valentine’s Day? Here is a beautiful selection of gifts that you will find available in local shops and from artisans based in and around Abergavenny. Purchasing one of these fabulous gifts will not only show affection for your loved one, […]

Abergavenny Bad Weather Bargains

The weather outside is cold, wet and windy but the shops are open for business as usual. To lure you from the fireside and the comfort of your home, here is a selection of wet weather bargains for you to enjoy. Be quick, though, they won’t last forever!   Fable Children’s Toys & Gifts   […]

Late Night Festive Shopping in Abergavenny


Christmas shopping can, if you let it, get a bit ‘same old, same old.’ Soulless shopping muzak, glaring lights and interminable queues in department stores can put a dampener on the most ardent of Christmas spirits. Happily, your Christmas shopping experience needn’t be like this. In fact, the solution lies much, much closer to home… […]

An Evening with Elvis and his Memphis Mafia

An Evening with Elvis and his Memphis Mafia” at The Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, on Friday 17th May at 7.30 pm. All profits will be donated to Cancer Research UK, via the Abergavenny Fundraising Group. Also raffle to be drawn on the night. Tickets available from the Borough Theatre on 01873 850805. The local fundraising group […]

To Market, To Market

Abergavenny Market hall

Like me, you might assume that farmers’ markets have been around since the dawn of time but, in fact, the first farmers’ market in the UK was officially established in 1997 and since then the number has grown to over 550 nationwide. Of course, farmers have always traditionally brought their wares to sell at market, […]