What’s On In Abergavenny August 8th – 14th


After the busy week of the Eisteddfod, welcome to this week’s look at what’s on in Abergavenny from August 8th – 14th. You can add your own events  to our calendar and get featured by filling in our events form.


Summer Drama Workshop: A Midsummer’s Nights Dream

Monday 8th August 10am – Friday 12th August 4pm

“Is your child interested in drama or art?

A fantastic week that will build your child’s confidence, concentration, creativity, imagination and social skills but best of all they will have fun & learn about Shakespeare!

Resulting in a production of the Dream itself!

Run by professional actors & drama workshop leaders Miriam Vincent & Lisa Rose.

To Book or for more information email miriam_cathie@hotmail.com”


Wild Wednesday – National Trust

Wednesday 10th August 10am
Meeting in Llanwenarth Car Park at 10am.

“Explore the Sugar Loaf and St Mary’s Vale where you’ll have the chance to tick off some of the 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activities, including creating some wild art, damming a stream, den building, hunting for bugs and more. Don’t forget to bring a picnic.”

Children £3
Adults Free


Brecon Jazz Weekend

Friday 12th August – Sunday 14th August
“Over twenty concerts will be held at the major venues in Brecon – Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Guildhall, Castle Hotel, Brecon Cathedral and The Muse.

From cosy gigs to big bands, from an emerging artists showcase to late-night jam sessions, there really is something for all jazz fans.

There will be street entertainment and activities in Bethel Square, a ‘Food Feast’ next to the Wellington Monument and Brecon Farmers Market at the Market Hall. In addition, Brecon Fringe Festival will ensure there is music for every taste in scores of different venues across the town.”


Family Fun Day at Goytre Wharf

Saturday 13th August
“Event at Goytre Wharf featuring craft stalls, live music, a BBQ, bouncy castles, ball pit and face painting for kids.”

Ongoing events:


‘Lady Llanover and Her Circle’ Exhibition at Abergavenny Museum and Castle

14th July – 4th September
“Our 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.

Times: 11:00 to 13:00 14:00 to 17:00”

Recurring events:


7 Corners Cafe Film Friday

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.


Get Together – Open Mic night

Friday 5th August 2016 at 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Love live music?

Join us at Get Together on Friday evening for our FREE OPEN MIC night!

Free – no ticket required.

27 Nevill St Abergavenny NP7 5AA.

Grofield Pub Quiz

Sunday 14th August 9pm-10pm

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


Minecraft Club @ Abergavenny Library

Friday 5th August 10am – 12pm

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

Book online www.milittlepad.com


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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