Whether it’s your first time in Abergavenny or you’ve lived here your entire life, one thing’s for sure, there is always lots going on!
Here’s a breakdown of what’s on for the rest of this week to help you decide what to do while the Eisteddfod is on…
‘Lady Llanover and Her Circle’ Exhibition at Abergavenny Museum and Castle
14th July at 11:00 am – 4th September
Abergavenny Castle’s summer exhibition explores the influence of Augusta Hall (Lady Llanover) and her family & friends on Welsh Culture and the Eisteddfod. Make sure to see the stunning ‘Death of Tewdrig’ sculpture while you’re there! (Lower Castle St, Abergavenny NP7 5EE)
Lost Library – Border Country
29th July at 11:00 am – 5th August at 1:00 pm
Come to Abergavenny Library (Baker St, NP7 5BD) this week from 11am to enjoy performances inspired by themes from Raymond Williams’ book Border Country.
Ar Yr Ymylon / On The Edge a fringe programme of cultural talks from borderland
Sat 30 July – Fri 5 August: Everyday 11am-1pm
Visit the Cabin of Curiosities (15 Nevill Street, NP7 5AA) for a consideration of artists and writers of the Black Mountains, past and present. Click here for the full details and lineup.
Live Music at Y Cantreff Inn
30th July at 9:00 pm – 6th August at 11:00 pm
Join Trwbz on August 3rd, Kizzy Crawford on August 4th with Jacob Elwy August 5th free at Y Cantreff Inn (61 Brecon Rd, NP7 7RA)
Live Music at ‘Bridgefest Eisteddfod 2016’
2nd August at 5:00 pm – 6th August at 11:00 pm
Head to the Bridge Inn (Merthyr Rd Llanfoist NP7 9LH) and enjoy live music beside the river.
Lady Llanover Tea at Abergavenny Castle
3rd August at 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Traditional tea of Sandwiches, Savouries & Scones, Tea & Coffee and a performance by renowned triple harpists Huw Roberts and Rhiain Bebb for £29.50 at Abergavenny Museum and Castle (Castle Street NP7 5EE)
Maes Yr Angel
4th August at 4:00 pm – 6th August at 11:00 pm
The Angel Hotel’s pop-up festival celebrates the National Eisteddfod coming to Abergavenny. The entrance is on Castle Street, Just a few yards from the Maes. Enjoy the summer vibe and relax on the benches and haybales, with a range of food and drink available until late from outlets including ‘Bar Haf’.
Open from 4pm, food ‘til 11pm, and live music.
Thursday 4th August, from 5.30pm Bob Delyn & Calennig
Friday 5th August, 8pm Danielle Lewis
Saturday 6th August, 8pm Kizzy Crawford
Live Music, Blues Jam & Guest, Dafydd John
4th August at 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Head to the Station Hotel (37 Brecon Rd NP7 5UH)for a night of Live Music, Blues, Jam and guest, Dafydd John.
Get Together – Open Mic night
5th August at 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Love live music? Head to Get Together (27 Nevill St NP7 5AA) on Friday evening for our FREE OPEN MIC night.