News & Features

  • Check out these exciting volunteering opportunities in Crickhowell


    Summer stretches ahead… Would you like to gain new skills and have a great time? take a look at just some of the really splendid volunteering opportunities on offer in Crickhowell? CriC and Crickhowell Volunteer Bureau have come together to offer quality volunteering opportunities, Through volunteering, you can meet new people, develop skills and experience, [...]


  • The Library has a Fines Amnesty until 30th August


    Have you got any overdue books, audio books or DVDs in the house? Has the return-by date passed and you have just forgotten to take them all back? Bring them back to the library now and there will be NO fines to pay – even if you’ve had them for ages! The library is open [...]


  • A taste of CRiC


    With summer well underway, CRiC is again inviting both local residents and visitors to its popular “Taste of CRiC” on 12 July between 10.30 and 2pm.  Situated in the centre of Crickhowell and a community hub for many events, classes and meetings the centre also offers a good cup of coffee while browsing tourist and [...]


  • Penny Hallas: from Crickhowell to Colorado


    Local artists reign supreme in art competition. At the heart of the Crickhowell Open Studio weekend, the Oriel CRiC Gallery in Crickhowell is reflecting on a very successful Open Art Competition this year. Suzette Pratten, curator and organiser of the weekend explained, “It has been a privilege to mount this exciting exhibition of selected work [...]


  • Crickhowell High School Celebrates 30 wonderful years


    Crickhowell High School will mark 30 years of success this summer with four days of celebrating from 1-4 July. Topping the Welsh schools league table, Crickhowell attracts students from as far as Brecon and Abergavenny. The co-ed high school will kick off events with an inter village quiz night on Tuesday 1 July, followed by [...]


  • Crickhowell Open Gardens, Sunday 22nd June


    Crickhowell Open Gardens is being organised by Crickhowell Town Council and the Horticultural Society for the benefit of the community. Funds raised will be used to support local good causes.  Over 20 different gardens will be open plus plant sales, children’s activities and special offers by local businesses and organisations. Free parking and a shuttle [...]


  • Simple Elegant Meals with Black Mountains Smokery


    Wednesday 9 July 2014 10:30 to 3:00 Price £65  To book  Run by husband and wife team, Jonathan and Jo Carthew, Black Mountains Smokery has produced an award-winning and sustainable range of traditional smoked produce – including smoked salmon, sea trout, meats, duck, poultry and cheeses since 1996. A family run affair, the modest-sized [...]


  • Crickhowell Open Studio weekend


    Art in many an unexpected place has annually become a feature of the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in Crickhowell and surrounding area as 38 venues open their doors to welcome visitors during the Crickhowell Open Studios. Businesses in Crickhowell embrace the event by offering window display space for artists making the town a veritable feast [...]


  • Early Summer Literary Events in Town


    Emma at Book-ish has been busy organising a programme of events to keep us entertained from May to July. On 25th May the popular and talented artist, illustrator and writer Jackie Morris will spend the day in Book-ish where she will be painting and talking about her work. On the evening of 25th May Booker-nominated author [...]


  • Shoppers set to bag a bargain in Crickhowell ‘Tenner Trail’


    This month will see the launch of a ‘7 Tenner Trail’ in Crickhowell with £10 offers and deals from a range of local businesses up for grabs from May 23 to June 6. The initiative has grown out of the town’s Totally Locally campaign which aims to promote the benefits of shopping locally to residents [...]