5 Events We’re Excited For This Year In Abergavenny!


With some big events kicking off Abergavenny’s 2017 already we thought we’d give a rundown of 5 that we’re most excited for this year!

1. Abergavenny Writing Festival – 20th – 22nd April

Aber Writing Fest 2017

Making its smash hit debut just last year, the Abergavenny Writing Festival returns with a series of talks, workshops and performances for lovers of literature old and young alike. Find out more: http://abergavennywritingfestival.com/

2. The Vintage Steam Rally – 28th – 29th May

Abergavenny Steam Rally

Last year’s Steam Rally was the biggest yet first including 50 singers Rock Choir, Cardigan Shires heavy horses and more! We have no doubt that this year’s event will be as unmissable. Find out more: http://abergavennynow.com/event/abergavenny-steam-veteran-vintage-rally-2017/

 3. Wall2Wall Jazz Festival – August 31st – September 3rd


Black Mountain Jazz’s annual Wall2Wall Jazz Festival is set to be their most ambitious, with events happening at the Melville Centre’s theatre and bar, and be sure not to miss the closing renowned ‘Boogie Party’ at the Market Hall. Find out more here: http://abergavennynow.com/2017/03/06/black-mountain-jazz-on-the-look-out-for-helpers-for-this-years-wall2wall-jazz-festival/

4. Abergavenny Food Festival – 16th – 17th September


The whole of Abergavenny town centre becomes host to delectable flavours and smells every year during Wales’ biggest Food Festival. If you live in or near to the town this is a must! Find out more: http://www.abergavennyfoodfestival.com/

5. Wales Cyclo-Cross Festival (Crosstober) – 28th – 29th October


The cyclo-cross festival incorporates two days of high quality, fast-paced racing. People of all ages are welcome to watch or take part from King Henry School’s grounds. Last year’s event was even shown on S4C! Find out more: http://abergavennynow.com/event/crosstober-wales-2017/

If you live in Abergavenny or you’re just passing through, why not check out the latest events happening today? Just click here: http://abergavennynow.com/calendar/ You can also contribute your own events for free by clicking on the green ‘post your event’ button on that link.


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Abergavenny Now founder and History graduate from Bath Spa University. I was born in Abergavenny and have lived in the town for most of my life.

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