What’s On In Abergavenny September 12th – 18th


Welcome to this week’s look at what’s on in Abergavenny from September 12th – 18th. You can add your own events  to our calendar and get featured by filling in our events form.


Abergavenny Youth & Community Education Centre Classes

All Day Sept 12th-15th The Abergavenny Youth & Community Education Centre will be holding several classes this week, click on the class to find out more:

(12/09/16) General Sewing & Dressmaking for Beginners, Tablet – The First Steps (Short Course), Job Skills Club, IPad Course – The First Steps, Art for All – Mixed Media Art Class.

(13/09/16) Make your own Soft Furnishings, Italian Beginners, Knitting & Crochet for Beginners (Short Course).

(14/09/16) Spanish Improvers Course (Year 3+).

(15/09/16) Computers for Beginners, French Beginners Course, Spanish Beginners Course.

All classes are based at the Abergavenny Youth and Community Education Centre: Old Hereford Rd, Abergavenny NP7 6EL.


Public consultation event for River Usk footbridge plans

13th-14th Sept 10am-7pm

Monmouthshire County Council is to consult the public over its plans to build a walking and cycling footbridge over the River Usk at Llanfoist. Public consultation events will be held in Llanfoist Village Hall from 10am to 7pm on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th September. Read more here: http://abergavennynow.com/2016/08/30/council-consult-footbridge-linking-abergavenny-llanfoist/


Open Mic at The Somerset Arms

15th Sept 8.30pm-10.30pm

The Open Mic Appreciation Society of Abergavenny hosts open mics in various pubs in Abergavenny.
Join them this week for open mic at The Somerset Arms.


Rosie Boycott – Whose Food Is It Anyway?

16th Sept 6.30pm-8.30pm

World renowned political activist, food campaigner and journalist and until recently adviser to the Mayor of London on Food policy and strategy, Rosie Boycott will lead a discussion with the audience about local food sourcing, waste and food quality, and what level of influence we all have over these things. This will be accompanied by music and  food related stories from Zimbabwe and there will be food stalls in this magnificent church of Abergavenny, that was once an Abbey with its own production of food for a community. Held at St. Mary’s Church.

This is a Free event ( part of the Festival Fringe ): donations welcome.

Seating capacity 250


Abergavenny Food Festival

All Day 17th-18th Sept

Abergavenny’s annual food festival comes to the town again! Learn more about this year’s event here: http://abergavennynow.com/?s=abergavenny+food+festival


Welsh Beer Festival and music from ‘Feelin It’

17th 2pm-10.30pm 18th 2pm-6pm Sept 

Saturday: The Grofield will be having their Welsh Beer Festival on Saturday 2pm until 11.30pm with ‘Feelin It’ playing at 6.30pm until 9.30pm.

Then on Sunday 18th Sept the festival will stay open til 6pm.
The list of beers are Rhymney Gold, Otley, Sundown and UPA from Untapped,Baa bitter and Horny Goat Ale with 2 more…

Recurring events:


So Artrageous! Arts & Crafts Session

Every Tuesday 2pm–4pm

Tuesday afternoon drop in craft session at So Artrageous! Station Enterprises, Station Road, Abergavenny. 2-4 p.m. Meet at So Artrageous! Station Enterprises, Station Road, Abergavenny, NP7 5HY


7 Corners Cafe Film Friday

Every 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.


Minecraft Club @ Abergavenny Library

Every Friday 10am-12pm

2 hour Minecraft Club in Abergavenny Library every Friday – £8


Open Mic at the The Farmers Arms

Every Sunday 2016 4:30pm

Join the Farmers Arms every Sunday from 4.30pm for open mic.

Grofield Pub Quiz

Every Sunday 9pm-10pm

Head to the Grofield Pub every Sunday from 9pm to test your knowledge at their weekly quiz.


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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