News & Features

  • 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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  • Christmas opening at CRiC

    24-12-2016

    Dec 24th – OPEN 10pm-4pm Dec 25th – 27th – CLOSED Dec 28th-31st – OPEN 10am-5pm Jan 1st – CLOSED    

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  • CRiC honoured at Brecon Beacons Tourism Awards Dinner

    23-11-2016

    The winners of the first Brecon Beacons Tourism Awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony held at the Manor Hotel, Crickhowell on thur 10th November.  220 tourism businesses from across the Brecon Beacons gathered to hear Mari Stevens Welsh Government Director of Tourism and Business Marketing announce the winners.   They celebrated the best of […]

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  • Weaving the tales of the Mabinogion

    04-11-2016

    The early Welsh collection of tales from which the Mabinogion takes its name, intertwines legend, folklore, tradition and history. Passed down by word of mouth by the early Welsh bards, it has given rise to a timeless literary heritage and continues to inspire artists. The oriel CRiC gallery in Crickhowell aims to increase awareness of […]

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  • Flowers Beneath Your Feet – A Walk Across The Alps with Stephen Marshall

    11-10-2016

    At the next meeting of Crickhowell and District Horticultural Society Steven Marshall will speak on ‘Flowers Beneath your Feet’. Many of you will know Stephen as a talented musician and conductor. This talk gives him the opportunity to tell us about two of his other other passions – wild flowers and walking. His talk will […]

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