Groups & Organisations in Abergavenny

Abergavnny-Cadets2478 Squadron – Air Training Corps

2478 (Abergavenny) Squadron is one of almost 980 Air Cadet Squadrons across the UK. It gives young people between the ages of 12 (and in Year 8) and 18 an opportunity to participate in a broad range of activities and gain valuable experience.

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543826_422369164499550_964418209_n7Corners Centre

The 7Corners Centre is a project funded by the Bridge to Cross Charitable Trust and is dedicated to offering providing
‘A centre where young people can meet in safety, find help for personal development and support if in crisis.’
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Abergavenny ArtistsAbergavenny Artists

Abergavenny Artists is a web-site designed to promote the art work of local artists both professional and amateur and to provide a "hub" from which links can be made to artists in Abergavenny and its surrounding areas.
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AASAbergavenny Astronomy Society

The Society promotes astronomy to anyone with an interest in the subject, irrespective of their experience or knowledge. Their meetings have a range of activities, with presentations by visiting and society speakers, practical sessions and opportunities to discuss equipment and techniques. Find out more.

groups & organisations pageapcAbergavenny Camera Club

The Abergavenny Camera Club is a friendly local group of enthusiasts who meet every other Monday to learn, share and socialise around photography. They have a deliberate policy of being friendly and informal, welcoming new members and always being ready to help each other where they can. Find out more.

groups & organisations pageAbergavenny Community Canteen

Abergavenny Community Canteen takes place once a month, bringing together locals who enjoy cooking and eating.  It raises money for a range of different causes. The idea for the Canteen was born four years ago and has been a huge success ever since, raising approximately £15,000 for local and global causes. Find out more.

groups & organisations page accAbergavenny Community Centre

The community centre brings people together to socialise, nurture relationships, and create new opportunities.
They are a mainstream, grassroots organisation that understands that life is complicated, and that the best kind of help is simple, practical, and within reach. Find out more.

groups & organisations pageaclAbergavenny Community Learning

The centre offers a variety of opportunities to learn new skills and build on existing ones. Their students/service users are at the heart of their organisation, offering courses suitable for the whole community.

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Arts GroupArts Abergavenny

An open and inclusive group for discussing the future of arts in its broadest sense for Abergavenny and the nearby area. Interests range from the visual arts – painting, sculpture, photography, digital media, printmaking, drawing, craft, textiles, etc; music, dance, theatre and opera; creative writing; public art; well-being through art;…the list goes on.
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Blorenge FilmsBlorenge Films

A film collective based in Abergavenny, designed to discuss filmmaking ideas and techniques, share knowledge and learn new skills. Blorenge Films holds monthly challenges for creative people of all backgrounds and skill levels.

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groups & organisations pageacfrCommunity First Responders

Community First Responders are volunteers who attend to 999 calls as a ‘first response’ to offer emergency care quickly. Volunteers can offer life saving support to members of the community. They’ve operated in Abergavenny since 2005.
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groups & organisations pageahmAbergavenny Home Makers

Homemakers Community Recycling was formed in 2001 by Abergavenny & Crickhowell branch of Friends of the Earth. The charity was initially set up as pilot project to see if there was a need for furniture and other household items that were being landfilled.
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Aber historyAbergavenny Local History Society

Abergavenny Local History Society has about 350 members. It is run by a small committee – more people are always needed and they do not need to be on the committee. There are lots of things to do!  They carry out historical walks, arrange visits to historical places and hold history lectures. Find out more.

groups & organisations pagemgAbergavenny Meditation Group

This is a regular meditation group, open to all. Every week they gather together to learn mindfulness, simple yoga moves, and meditation. It’s very gentle and relaxing. £3 per session. However, if you have no money, but are determined to meditate or learn about spirituality, you can go for free. Find out more.

Abergavenny Origami ClubAbergavenny Origami Club

Origami can be enjoyed by everyone from young to old, male and female, and anyone in the community.
They run a regular origami club for children and adults at the Abergavenny Community Centre.

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groups & organisations pageartAbergavenny Round Table

Round Table is all about trying a diverse range of fun activities that you wouldn’t normally do or have the opportunity to do as an individual, with a group of people from different backgrounds, that you wouldn’t normally meet. You can learn all sorts of new skills and make a big difference.
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groups & organisations pageaosAbergavenny Symphony Orchestra

Abergavenny Orchestral Society is one of the oldest amateur orchestras in the UK and we now perform under the title Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra. We are a community orchestra with members of all ages who come from a 40 mile radius.
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groups & organisations pageattAbergavenny Transition Town

Abergavenny Transition Town is a group of local people concerned to make Abergavenny and its surrounding area more resilient in the face of changing climate and physical and financial resources. They recognise that this affects everyone in the community and that everyone can be part of the solution. Find out more.

groups & organisations pageu3aAbergavenny U3A

We are a community of lively, experienced and enquiring people. We take advantage of the chance to share in earlier interests, develop new ones, and in the process make genuine new friendships.

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groups & organisations pagecivicAbergavenny Civic Society

The Abergavenny District and Civic Society aim to make Abergavenny and its surroundings a better place for all who live, work and shop there. They aim to protect Abergavenny’s character and heritage and improve its amenities and to make our market town more welcoming and attractive for everyone. Find out more.

groups & organisations pageacoAbergavenny Community Orchards

Their long term vision is to establish a series of community gardens, orchards and allotment sites, throughout Abergavenny and its neighbouring areas, serving each neighbourhood and providing people with the opportunity to grow their own food.
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groups & organisations pagefocmFriends of Castle Meadows

The Friends of Castle Meadows are a volunteer group who work with the local council to increase, restore and enhance the bio-diversity of the Meadows, to develop the Meadows as an educational and recreational opportunity for all and much more.
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groups & organisations pageieIncredible Edible Abergavenny

The aim of Incredible Edible Abergavenny is to involve as many people as possible in growing food in a way that makes it accessible to anyone. It all began with the planting of Abergavenny Community Orchard. Their aim is to involve people of all ages in growing food locally.
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groups & organisations pageJust Food

Just Food provides opportunities to debate the political issues around food & hunger from social justice & sustainability perspectives. Launched during 2013 by regulars at the Community Canteen, their first public event was on the Fringe of the Abergavenny Food Festival.
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Lifeboat MHSLifeboat MHS

A support agency run by counsellors and adult educators for people struggling with mild to moderate depression, anxiety and related issues. Our aim is to equip people with the tools they need to maintain their own well-being. They meet every Monday from 6pm -9pm at Mardy Park. Find out more.

groups & organisations pagenhsNhSOUND

NhSOUND is Abergavenny’s Community Radio.

Broadcasting 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year to the community of Abergavenny, the world-wide web and especially to the patients of Nevill Hall Hospital.
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Suitcase Theatre CompanySuitcase Theatre Company

Suitcase is an amateur theatre group, based at the Melville Centre. It aims to stage at least two major performances per year, usually in the autumn and the early summer. The group was created at the start of 2014.

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groups & organisations pagetaTeam Abergavenny

Set up as a result of the Whole Place Plan for the Bryn y Cwm Area (ie the area of Monmouthshire surrounding and including Abergavenny) Team Abergavenny at present are focused on what they can do to enhance prosperity in the area.

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groups & organisations pageyffAbergavenny Young Farmers

There is something for everyone in YFC, activities range from: drama, sport, public speaking, stockjudging, training, quizzes and socialising to name but a few. They’re open to anyone aged 10-26, whether from an agricultural background or not.
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groups & organisations pageayffYoung Fire Fighters

The Abergavenny Young Firefighters learn how to fight fires boost their confidence and enhance their skills. They meet once a week to complete drills using lines, ladders and fire engines at Abergavenny Fire Station.

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groups & organisations pagezukZimele UK

Zimele means “people stand on their own feet” in Zulu. This encapsulates their vision of breaking the cycle of “hand-out dependency” and helping communities achieve self-reliance. The Abergavenny and Swayimane in KwaZulu Natal link is responsible for initiatives like ‘Close knit Community’. Find out more.