News & Features

  • Celebrate with CRiC as we turn 10

    09-02-2016

    The vision of a number of active community members, partnerships with public, private and community sectors plus a lot of hard work and not a little luck, brought about the establishment of Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre (CRiC) in the heart of Crickhowell 10 years ago. CRiC is a Charitable Company which was set up […]

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  • Brecon & District Credit Union Celebrates 20 years in our Community

    06-02-2016

    We have been providing financial services to the communities of South Powys for the past 20 years. Our Credit Union has helped hundreds of people to find simple solutions to their financial needs as well as helping many community groups with banking. Crickhowell Branch of the Union is open in the Volunteer Bureau office in […]

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  • Monmouthshire, National Eisteddfod, 2016

    01-02-2016

    Yes, this year’s National Eisteddfod is right on our doorstep. Abergavenny has been chosen for the venue and it will be situated on Castle Meadows. This is a very prestigious event and will be attended by up to 100,000 during the weeklong event, July 31st – August 6th 2016. Abergavenny and areas are working hard […]

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  • Gallery turning ten in Crickhowell

    31-01-2016

    Celebrating its tenth year in 2016, the Oriel CRiC Gallery’s first exhibition of the year is now underway. Curator Suzette Pratten said, “It seems fitting to start our tenth year showcasing the work of many local and regular artists who have consistently supported us. New to the gallery in this exhibition is Howard Jones whose […]

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  • New makeover TV series looking for ‘wannabe’ B&B hosts

    29-01-2016

    Ricochet, who make TV programmes (e.g.Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped, BBC’s Family Finders) are looking for potential B&B hosts for a new series. Have you thought about renting out a room in your home or turning your home into a B&B but don’t know where to start? If so, give Ricochet a call and get some […]

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  • Cwmdu Music promotes art & craft with Romantic Trios

    20-01-2016

    For our first concert of the 2016 season on 5th March we are delighted to be able to welcome the oboist Ruth Watson back to Cwmdu.  She has performed here many times in the past, most notably as a soloist with the Gwent Chamber Orchestra under David Gedge.  It is especially pleasing that she is […]

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  • Celebrate with CRiC as we turn 10

    23-12-2015

    The vision of a number of active community members, partnerships with public, private and community sectors plus a lot of hard work and not a little luck, brought about the establishment of Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre (CRiC) in the heart of Crickhowell 10 years ago. CRiC is a Charitable Company which was set up […]

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  • Community Christmas tree festive fun at CRiC

    15-12-2015

    Crickhowell’s recent Christmas market and late night shopping evening was another great success despite atrocious weather conditions.  The evening’s festive fun was enhanced by a community Christmas tree competition hosted by The Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre (CRiC). Ten Christmas trees supplied by Black Mountain Christmas Trees were placed throughout the Centre and each participating […]

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  • Community Christmas Tree Competition at CRiC

    25-11-2015

    This year, during Crickhowell’s late night shopping evening on thur 3rd December CRiC is hosting a Christmas tree decorating competition.  Community groups will decorate a tree during the evening to reflect their organisation. CRiC will be open upstairs and down until 8.30pm for gifts, coffee and art and will also be serving mulled drinks.  The evening provides an […]

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  • Christmas at CRiC

    22-11-2015

    Delicate watercolours, impressive landscapes, playful ceramics, glass, jewellery, dolls dressed in pure Welsh flannel and books – all beautifully handcrafted – are amongst the items included in the oriel CRiC gallery’s Christmas exhibition. This Crickhowell gallery’s seasonal offering has become a popular destination bringing the year’s exhibition program to a festive close, while showing the […]

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