What’s On In Abergavenny August 14th – 27th


Welcome to this week’s look at what’s on in Abergavenny from August 14th – 27th. You can add your own events to our calendar and get featured by filling in our events form.


The Monmouthshire Games 2017

14th August 2017 @ 8:00 am – 25th August 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Monmouthshire Games 2017 will take place during the summer holidays, 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 (ages 5 – 12 years) can engage in.

Monday 24th July – Friday 25th August 2017

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Kiddy Cook Childrens Cooking Workshops

15th August 2017 @ 10:00 am

If you’re aged between 5 and 11 come along to one of our 2 cooking workshops (or both!) in the Abergavenny Community Centre where you will have fun making 2 tasty recipes to take home and share! The workshops are on 15th August when we will be making some great picnic food and 22nd August when the focus will be on chocolate. Workshops start at 10:00 and finish at 11:30. Be sure to book early as places are limited. ONLY £11 per child each workshop. (everything included)

Yin and Yang YOGA workshop

16th August 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

August Workshop in the beautiful Brecon Beacons – Yin and Yang Yoga, both dynamic and restorative. Curious? Please get in touch to book your place – 07811 628247. Thank you. Suitable for all levels – everyone is welcome. Bwlch Village Hall, Bwlch, Brecon LD3 7HJ UK


Friends of Bailey Park Annual Monthly Meeting

16th August 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do you have some spare time and would like to help with one of Abergavenny’s most important voluntary organisations?

If so head on down to Friends of Bailey Park’s annual meeting held on the third Wednesday of every month at the Conservative Club.

Any help is appreciated and provides an invaluable service to our community.

If you would like to support the group you can also contact them on their facebook page below, or call them via this number: 01873 854477.

For the latest from Friends of Bailey Park, check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Bailey-Park-467179100154439/


Green Man Festival 2017

17th August 2017 – 20th August 2017

The Green Man Festival is back for its MASSIVE 15th Anniversary! Music, Comedy, Science, Art, Food, Drink & Friendly Faces!

Check out the full lineup and information on their website.

Night Market

Abergavenny Night Market

17th August 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The night market is back! Meet friends, mingle, feed & water the family whilst enjoying live entertainment and browsing the lovely craft and gift stalls.
Promises to be another vibrant evening.
Free admission. Family friendly. Bar. Open mic event.

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Quiz Night at the Labour Club

18th August 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Calling all pool teams, dart players, footie clubs, rugby teams, families, groups of friends and general brain-boxes!

Pub Quiz at the Labour Club – WIN A £50 BAR TAB!

Our very own quiz master (and bar maid) has created a quiz with 6 rounds of random subjects – this is NOT your average quiz……… EVERYONE is in with a chance of winning!

£1 entry per person. Teams of up to 6.

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Kiddy Cook Childrens Cooking Workshop

22nd August 2017 @ 10:00 am

Are you aged between 5 -11? Do you like cooking and chocolate? Then come along to our cooking workshop at the Abergavenny Community Centre 10:00 am on 22nd August where we’ll be cooking up some scrumptious chocolate teatime treats! Booking is essential as places are limited. Only £11 per child to include all ingredients and packaging to take your goodies home. Contact Belinda to secure your place.

Recurring events and activities in Abergavenny:


Pop-up cafe

Every Monday @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Pop-up cafe every Monday 10-2pm at Abergavenny Community Centre. Proper, wholesome nosh, at a price that suits your budget. Sit in or take away.

ACLC Square

Job Skills Club

Every Tuesday 2:15pm–4:15pm

Drop in for help and support with:
Creating an email account, registering and using Universal Jobmatch, CV writing, searching and applying for jobs online, covering letters for job applications, Form filling and letter writing and advice on qualifications and available courses.

So Artrageous Square

So Artrageous! Arts & Crafts Session

Every Tuesday 2pm–4pm

Tuesday afternoon drop in craft session at So Artrageous! Hatherleigh House, Union Road West, Abergavenny 2-4 p.m.

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Abergavenny Rhinos Athletics Club

Every Tuesday from 6pm

The Abergavenny Rhinos Athletics Club meet at the Pavilion next to the bowls club at 6pm every Tuesday.

Their current age group is 6 to 12.

Find out more about them on their facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/410817099307374/

Food @ ACC

Weekly 2 course meal at Abergavenny Community Centre

Every Wednesday 12.30pm-1.30pm

Abergavenny Community Centre are holding a weekly 2 course meal every Wednesday.

Book your place by midday Tuesday by email: aber.hub@gmail.com or by phone: 07751666481.


Quiz Night at the Station Hotel

Every Wednesday from 8.30pm

Don’t miss the Wednesday night quiz, EVERY WEDNESDAY at The Station Hotel – 37 Brecon Rd, Abergavenny NP7 5UH.

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Minecraft Club at Abergavenny Library

Every Friday 10am-12pm

£8 per session. Book online at www.milittlepad.com

Baker St, Abergavenny NP7 5BD

7corners Square

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.

The Farmers Arms Square

Open Mic at The Farmers Arms

Every Sunday 4:30pm and Thursday 8pm

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

The Farmers Arms, 34 Lion St, Abergavenny NP7 5NT

The Grofield Square

Grofield Pub Quiz

Every Sunday 9pm-10pm

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

Baker St, Abergavenny NP7 5BT


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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