What’s On In Abergavenny July 25th – 31st


Welcome to this weeks look at what’s on in Abergavenny from July 25th – 31st. You can add your own events  to our calendar and get featured by filling in our events form.


Food Safety (Level 2) Course

Mon Jul 25th 9:30am – 3:30pm

At the Abergavenny Youth & Community Education Centre, Old Hereford Road NP7 6EL

Course cost – £47.00
Email: jemimajones@monmouthshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01291 426880
Website- www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/adult-education


Emergency First Aid Course

Mon Jul 25th 9:30am – 3:30pm

Abergavenny Youth & Community Education Centre, Old Hereford Road NP7 6EL

Course cost –  £55.00
Email: jemimajones@monmouthshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01291 426880
Website- www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/adult-education


Catrin Finch Presents – Classical Cafe @ The Hardwick

Tue Jul 26th 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Acclaimed Welsh harpist Catrin Finch will be bringing her ‘Classical Café’ – an evening of classical music and sumptuous food – to Abergavenny’s renowned restaurant, The Hardwick. Catrin will be joined by four other classical artists including Charlie Lovell-Jones – recently hailed as one of the most promising young violinists in the UK – and Steffan Morris, one of the finest cellists of his generation.

Address: The Hardwick, Old Raglan Road, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9AA
Tel: 01873 854220
Price: £60 per head (£10 deposit payable in advance)
Tickets: The Hardwick – 01873 854220


Monmouthshire and District 2016 National Eisteddfod

Fri Jul 29th 9:00am – Sat Aug 6th 10:00pm

The Eisteddfod will begin at Castle Meadows, attracting around 150,000 visitors to over 250 tradestands and stalls celebrating Wales’ performance and art. Join the festivities every day from July 29th – August 6th.


Minecraft Club @ Abergavenny Library

Fri 29th 10.00am – 12.00pm

2 hour Minecraft Club in Abergavenny Library £8

Book online www.milittlepad.com


Coerver Roadshow with Abergavenny Rhinos

Fri Jul 29th 9:30am – 4:00pm

“The World’s Number 1 Soccer Skills Teaching Method” Coerver Coaching, will be running free training sessions at Deri View Primary School for children up to the age of 12. 9:30am – 12:30pm / U7 – U9 Players Clinic (3 hours)
1:00pm – 4:00pm / U10 – U12 Players Clinic (3 hours) £20 per player for 3 hours of Pro level technical coaching. Book with Simon Mansfield 07899890509 abergavennyrhinos@icloud.com


Lost Library – Border Country

Fri Jul 29th 11:00am – Sat Aug 6th 1:00pm

Performances start at 11am on 29 and 30 July and 2,3,4,5 and 6 August at Abergavenny Library and finishes in the Visual Arts area of the Monmouthshire and District National Eisteddfod festival site.

Sponsored by the Friends of Abergavenny Library. Friends of Abergavenny Library Service (F.O.A.L.S.) is heavily involved in consulting about the future of the library building, generating publicity and planning promotional activities.

Local artist Catherine Wynne-Paton seeks to highlight the changes being made to our public libraries and questions what kind of libraries we need for future strength.


Jeff Nuttall: Quite suddenly your smile is an architecture – Opening Event

Fri Jul 29th 6:30pm – 9:00pm

To coincide with the National Eisteddfod, this exhibition and event will celebrate a key cultural figure of the South Wales borders. Jeff Nuttall (1933-2004) was a prolific and influential poet, artist and jazz man. Best known for his seminal 1968 text Bomb Culture, Nuttall worked tirelessly across sculpture, painting, poetry, performance art and publishing. In this exhibition, Nuttall’s poetry and publishing projects – including his seminal publication My Own Mag – will be brought together within a sculptural environment at Broadleaf Books.


Get Together – Open Mic night

Fri Jul 29th 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Love live music?

Join us at Get Together on Friday evening for our FREE OPEN MIC night!

Free – no ticket required.


Ar Yr Ymylon / On The Edge
a fringe programme of cultural talks from borderland

Sat 30 July – Fri 5 August 2016 – Everyday 11am-1pm

The Cabin of Curiosities, 15 Nevill Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5AA

£3 suggested donation on the door. Places are limited. First come first serve.

30/07 artist in residence Rebecca Chesney & geologist Alan Bowring discuss art and environment
For full details visit www.peakart.org.uk

Recurring events:


7 Corners Cafe Film Friday

Friday 7pm-9pm
The 7 Corners Cafe hold a film night for young people every Friday. Be sure to check out their Facebook page on Friday for a cryptic clue of what will be shown.

The night begins 7pm and finishes 9pm.


Abergavenny Community Centre – Various Activites

The community centre hosts an ever changing and growing series of activities every week day and Saturday.

To check out what’s on be sure to visit their website for the full list.

They are based in the old Park Street School opposite the Somerset Arms.

Abergavenny Market

Markets in the Market Hall

The market is based in the heart of the town and is always busy. The general market is held every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 9am-5pm.
The Bric-a-Brac antiques fair will be held Wednesdays.

For more information about the market click here.

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