News & Features

  • Bat Night at Tretower Court


    Enjoy exploring the beautiful Tretower Court medieval manor house after dark, and learn about why the lesser horseshoe bat makes this place its home.  Warm clothing and sturdy footwear is required as we investigate the nooks and crannies of the house and accompanying barn opposite the gatehouse Join us after dark on Monday 24th August […]


  • Art Auction for The Soldiers’ Charity


    The Oriel CRiC Gallery will over the Remembrance Day period in November 2015 be the venue for an Art auction hosted by Major General The Reverend R.M.Llewellyn  CB OBE DL BA,  in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The ABF is the Army’s National Charity, helping soldiers, veterans and families from every conflict.  It is […]


  • More Contributions Needed for the Food Bank


    In the 1920’s Soup Kitchens sustained the poorer and impoverished levels of society.Today its the Food Bank which serves the same purpose where families and individuals rely on the generosity of others to put food on their table. A food bank exists in the centre of Abergavenny which provides a service of support to the […]


  • Painting Exhibition – Neil and Daphne Edmondson


    Clarence Hall, Crickhowell, 7th, 8th and 9th August 2015 Neil and Daphne Edmondson moved to Bridge Street in 1984, shortly after Neil’s retirement. Both keen amateur painters, they were founder members of the Crickhowell Art Society. They loved Crickhowell and particularly enjoyed painting the local landscape. Neil also taught occasional courses at the Hill College […]


  • Crickhowell High School art exhibition delights visitors


    The Oriel CRiC Gallery in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Crickhowell are showing the art work of students from Crickhowell High School. Rotary President Stephen Flynn and Past President Allan Jones expressed their delight at the collaboration during the launch of the gallery’s exhibition entitled “Behind and Beyond the Garden Wall” on Saturday 18 […]


  • Autumn Literary Festival in Crickhowell


    The First Crickhowell Literary Festival will take place this year between 4th – 11th October. Initially conceived as a three day event, the wealth of talent locally and the willingness of writers from throughout the UK to take part has lead to a busy programme stretching over nine days. The Festival will feature something for […]


  • Crickhowell Community Plan


    Crickhowell Town Council, working with Brecon Beacons National Parks Authority, Powys County Council and many local community groups have embarked on producing a Crickhowell community plan. All over the UK there is an increasing demand from all sides for more local involvement in the planning and management of life in our communities. With the current […]


  • The Spartan Obstacle Races at Glanusk


                    Fancy doing something different this year? A Spartan Obstacle Race could be just the answer. On the 20th JuneReebok Spartan Races are going to be hosting a 5k+ Obstacle Race at Glanusk Park and on the 21st June there will be a 13k+ Race. The Spartan Sprint is […]


  • Crickhowell Open Studio weekend eagerly awaited


    An air of festivity will once again reign in Crickhowell during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend (23 – 25 May) when visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful variety of art by well over two hundred artists in twenty nine venues.  Crickhowell is at the centre of the event, but the trail radiates […]


  • World Book Night party at Crickhowell Library


    Next week the Library is hosting a World Book Night party for book-ish on Thursday 23rd April from 7-9pm. Jackie Morris, the author and illustrator will, be talking about her work in particular on Robin Hobb’s fantasy series. There will be copies of Robin Hobb’s latest books given away (first come first served). Also there […]