News & Features

  • An Exhibition of Paintings by Ian Wagstaff & Driftwood Designs by Phillip Watts of Tirglas Crafts in The CRiC Studio

    11-07-2017

    An Exhibition of Paintings by Ian Wagstaff  and Driftwood Designs by Phillip Watts of Tirglas Crafts will be held at the Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre’s CRiC Studio from Monday 24th to Monday 31st July from 10am to 6.00pm.   Ian Wagstaff will be exhibiting his paintings to include abstract  and semi abstract landscapes derived from the study […]

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  • OPEN DAY AT CRiC

    27-06-2017

    The CRiC staff and volunteers are looking forward to Saturday 8 July when they will welcome visitors with the offer of free coffee and warm hospitality during the charity’s Open Day.  This has become an annual opportunity to catch up with friends while browsing, testing and even occasionally ‘tasting’ the carefully selected and growing range […]

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  • Celebrating our Local Living Legends

    Visit Wales’ Year of Legends has given rise to much exploration of the myths and legends that have shaped the landscape of Wales.  Legends are however not limited to the realms of the distant past and CRiC has decided to extend the celebrations during Wales’ Year of Legends to include local, living legends.  Nominations are […]

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  • Rotary Ducks take to the water on 1 July

    23-06-2017

    The Annual Rotary Duck Race Day will take place on the Bullpit Meadow, starting at 11am on the 1st July. The actual duck race will commence at 1pm and will be started by local AM, Kirsty Williams. The day is suitable for families, with fair rides, a bouncy castle and children’s activities. Renee Felix has […]

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  • Crickhowell Open Studios Weekend embraces the Year of Legends.

    30-04-2017

    Crickhowell is set to bring the past to life in a unique fashion during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend this year. In addition to the oriel CRiC gallery’s annual Open Art Competition (26 May – 3 July) which this year includes a ‘Legends of Wales’ category, the town will welcome the “Beasts of the Mabinogion” […]

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  • South Herefordshire Village to hold May Arts Festival

    04-04-2017

    Ewyas Harold is to hold its first free arts festival. Running from 27th to 29th May 2017, venues across the village will be showcasing the work of local artists. A full programme [1] ensures that each day there will be additional events for visitors to enjoy, with ‘park and ride’ transport available. We are pleased […]

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  • CWMDU FIGHTS TO SAVE VILLAGE PHONE BOX

    23-02-2017

    BT has identified the public payphone in Cwmdu 01874 730258 situated adjacent to the public conveniences (now closed) on the A479 in the centre of the village as being one of those in South Powys that they wish to remove. The village has been the scene of many motor accidents over past decades, some sadly […]

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  • New Exhibition Oriel CRiC Gallery

    24-01-2017

    Ten members of the International Feltmakers Association are showcasing work alongside regular exhibitors in the oriel CRiC gallery in Crickhowell. Working to the theme of “Glow” the natural fibres, rich colours and textures have certainly brought warmth to the gallery. Ranging from playful, decorative, and sculptural to functional and wearable pieces the artists have demonstrated […]

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  • ‘Young Men, to Arms!’ Published – a splendid book

    15-01-2017

      Prof. Geoff Williams, Chairman of Crickhowell District Archive, is delighted to tell us that the long awaited book, ‘Young Men, to Arms!’ The First World War in the Crickhowell District has now been published. This splendid book is the result of many months of work by a dedicated group of volunteers and as well […]

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  • Crickhowell Open Art Competition 2017

    03-01-2017

    After ending 2016 with a festive flourish, the Oriel CRiC Gallery in Crickhowell is looking forward to another successful year welcoming visiting artists and showcasing and celebrating the region’s rich creative offering. In addition to the in-house exhibition program, the gallery will continue to show work off-site at a number of venues, including the CRiC […]

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