What’s On In Abergavenny February 20th – 26th


Welcome to this week’s look at what’s on in Abergavenny from February 20th-26th. You can add your own events  to our calendar and get featured by filling in our events form.


Tiny Tots Premier Childcare Services 20th Anniversary

20th February – 24th February

Join us and celebrate our 20th Anniversary.

We are proudly celebrating 20 years of Tiny Tots Premier Childcare Services. Please join us during our week of events, taking place at our new Llanfoist Nursery during school half term. All activities are complimentary except for Louby Lou’s Storytelling for which there is a small charge. Booking is advisable but not essential!


The Monmouthshire Games 2017

20th February – 24th February 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Monmouthshire Games 2017 will take place during February half term, based on learning new skills, developing confidence, meeting new people and most importantly having fun through sport. Each day will be a full day, packed with a range of sporting activities that children and young people can engage with.

Ages 5-12 Years (Mix age groups)

Prices start from £12/day.


Before & After Games Clubs: Breakfast Club from 8.00am. After Games Club until 5:00pm.

Events will take place across the whole of Monmouthshire’s Leisure Centres including Abergavenny, Monmouth, Caldicot and Chepstow.

For more information as it comes, check out Abergavenny Leisure Centre’s Faceook page here: https://www.facebook.com/AbergavennyLeisureCentre/?fref=ts


Job Skills Club

21st February 2017 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Drop in for help and support with:
Creating an email account
Registering and using Universal Jobmatch
CV writing
Search and applying for jobs online
Covering letters for job applications
Form filling and letter writing
Advice on qualifications and available courses

Every Tuesday, 2.15pm-4.15pm.


Emergency First Aid Course

21st February 2017 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace – Level 2 course

Tuesday, 21st February, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Please contact the centre to book a place on the course.

Craft Workshop

Children’s Craft Workshop at the Melville Theatre

22nd February 2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A fun workshop for children aged 4-8, accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. One and a half hours of creative fun to keep youngsters occupied in the middle of half-term week. Price includes all materials and light refreshments. Places must be booked in advance as numbers are limited. £5 per child. Accompanying adults free.

Community centre

Digital Parenting – Abergavenny Community Centre

22nd February 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Technology is now a big part of all our lives and this is especially true for our children. They seem familiar with the online world that we can find hard to keep up with their knowledge of computer games, apps and social networking.

This is a free event run by therapist and behavioural consultant Nicky Hutchinson, and is suitable for parents/guardians of children any age. Any donations made on the night will be used by the Centre to provide more local opportunities for families and young people.

Park St, Abergavenny NP7 5YB


Minecraft Club at Abergavenny Library

24th February 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2 hour Minecraft Club in Abergavenny Library £8

Book online www.milittlepad.com

Kings Arms Hotel

The Kings Arms Pub Quiz

23rd February 2017 @ 8:00 pm

The Kings Arms are hosting a monthly quiz on the last Thursday of every month! So put your quiz hat on and join them for what is sure to be a great night! Kings Arms Abergavenny, 29 Nevill St, NP7 5AA


The Caspiens and more

24th February 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Lighting and sound is being provided by Leeb Sound and Cardiff Speaker Hire.

The Caspiens, The Amigos, Ellen May and possibly more will be at the Labour Club February 24th.

Hen & Chicks

Live Music at the Hen & Chicks

24th February 2017 @ 9:00 pm

Head to the Hen & Chicks for live music on a Friday every other week.


Three day Oil Painting Course with Alex Brown

26th February 10am-4pm

This course consists of three full day classes, one on the 15th February, one on the 15th March and one on the 26th of April, each running from 10am – 4pm.

Students will be guided through all of the basic techniques needed to master the Art of Oil Painting including tips for composition, various painting techniques and methods for colour mixing.

Suitable for complete beginners as well as those looking to improve and progress.

Price includes refreshments such as tea and coffee. Please bring a packed lunch for each class.

This event takes place at the Chapel Cottage Studio, Llanddewi Rhydderch, Abergavenny NP7 9TT.


Black Mountain Jazz – Double Bill / Mansel Davies and Dave Jones Quartet

26th February 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Singer/guitarist Mansel Davies is a regular and popular performer at South Wales venues with music that covers a wide range of artists, as well as his own original material.

Dave Jones (piano) premieres music from his new album ‘KeyNotes’ with a new line-up featuring Ben Waghorn (saxes and flute), Ashley John Long (bass), and on this occasion Andy Tween (drums).

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.


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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