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Connection Starts With You

This month we’re “re-connecting.” I love the idea of re-connecting because to me it implies the relationship we seek to rekindle never went away. Whatever it is we’re looking to re-connect to—another person, a sense of purpose, our self, nature, health, even another time—I’m willing to bet that what underpins it is a desire for […]

Forum Gears Up for Fairtrade Fortnight

  Did you know that there are more than 1.66 million farmers and workers in Fairtrade certified producer organisations? Or that there are 1,411 Fairtrade certified producer organisations in 73 countries! Last year marked 25 years since Fairtrade certified products first became available to buy in the UK. In 2008 Wales made history and became […]

The Focus: February 2020 editions

Dear Readers, After the hectic rush of December followed by the dark dullness of January, it’s quite understandable that by February many of us feel a bit, well, lost. Maybe that’s why they invented Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday – to pep us all up a bit. For those without a partner, they could at […]

Abergavenny Focus February 2020

South Powys Focus February 2020

Next Month’s Focus is Education

  From adults taking on new learning challenges to music tuition and exam help, we’ve got it covered in next Month’s Focus. We’ll also be looking ahead to Mother’s Day and the promise of Spring! The deadline for March’s Abergavenny Focus is 19th February. For the South Powys Focus, the copy deadline is 14th February; […]

New Year Show at Oriel CRiC Gallery

On Primrose Hill by Ellie Ling

Traditionally a time for resolutions, the New Year also brings with it an air of anticipation in Crickhowell. The popular Crickhowell Walking Festival (7 – 15 March) is just one of the CRiC initiatives that encourage visitors to explore the area. With a dynamic programme planned for 2020, the Centre continues to add to the […]

January at Theatr Brycheiniog

Do you want to make some noise this January? Come and have some fun playing Japanese Taiko drums at two taster workshop days, Taiko Tester Session are suitable for adults and children. You will feel energised and uplifted by the rhythms and body movements of Taiko. These amazing drums will give you an experience like […]

‘My Generation’ Over 50s Wellbeing Course

Next Course starts: Tuesday 14th January, 2 to 4pm at the Crickhowell Rescource and Information Centre. Call to book a place My Generation is a free programme to help those of us over 50 to improve our wellbeing, together. We know that life has its challenges – for example leaving work, loneliness, money worries and […]

Christmas Competition Results

Mathonwy with his prize tree from Abergavenny Garden Centre

Some of you may remember that back in November we ran a colouring in competition to win a Christmas Tree, courtesy of Abergavenny Garden Centre. We were so impressed with the submission by Mathonwy Urien Jones, who was our lucky winner. Mathonwy Urien’s Mum, Adele, recently got in touch with us to share photos of […]