News & Features

  • Writing for Radio: an Introductory course


    Movies of the mind: writing radio and audio drama. Audio dramas can be an enormously liberating and exciting medium for the writer. This course will introduce the techniques and craft of writing for audio and radio. We will also be exploring what is distinct about this medium and what works well and why. Students will […]


  • CRiC celebrates ten years in the heart of the community


    Celebration has been central to all the activities in the Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre (CRiC) during 2016.  The construction of a new building in the heart of Crickhowell ten years ago resulted in what is now a vibrant community hub and visitor attraction. Successful annual events such as the Crickhowell Walking Festival, the Open […]


  • Oriel CRiC Gallery News


    After a very successful Crickhowell Open Studio weekend, the Crickhowell Open Art exhibition will end on July 4th. The gallery is grateful for the immense support received from both artists and visitors to Crickhowell and the gallery during this period. The standard of work submitted makes it possible for the gallery staff to mount a […]


  • Annual Charity Duck Race on 2nd July


    Crickhowell Rotary Club are holding their annual Duck Race on the Bullpit Meadow on 2nd July. Stalls and family activities will be up and running from 11.00am – bring all the family, have fun and enjoy the cakes, burgers and hotdogs while you listen to the music. Car parking is available in  the field on the […]


  • Romeo & Juliette at Tretower Court on 6th July


    This year marks 400 years since Shakespeare’s death and to celebrate, Taking Flight bring you one of his best loved plays in their own inimitable style. Come along to Tretower Court on 6th July  at 7pm The show starts at those times but there will be fun activity from half an hour beforehand.   It’s […]


  • Start Learning Welsh For FREE


    Are you looking to learn Welsh? Do you want to get a head start? Then why not try these FREE taster sessions run by Aberystwyth University in CRiC. The classes are suitable for complete beginners and will run for 5 weekly sessions starting on Thursday 16th June, 1.00pm to 3.00pm. For further information contact 01639 648176 or […]


  • Consultation Drop-In about the future of Crickhowell Library


    Kay Thomas, Chief Librarian in Powys will be holding a public consultation informal drop-in session at Crickhowell library on Tues 14th June 4.00-6.00pm, and would like to extend a warm welcome to all to come along to discuss and put forward ideas for making financial savings. If people are not able to come, they can still […]


  • Crickhowell Open Studios eagerly awaited


    Eight years since its inception, the Crickhowell Open Studio weekend (28 – 30 May) is still a much anticipated event. Annually the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend heralds art in unexpected places. Artists’ homes, studios, galleries and other more unusual exhibition spaces open their doors to visitors and throw a spotlight on the vibrant artistic community. […]


  • Elvis returns!

    Tickets are now on sale for the Crickhowell Volunteer fundraising event : Elvis and his mafia are performing at The Clarence Hall Crickhowell on Saturday 4 June Doors open at 7pm Tickets to the event are £12 and includes a Fish and Chip supper. All proceeds will go to Abergavenny Canoe Club with the aim […]


  • BETWEEN THE BEAR AND THE BRIDGE: Write Down Crickhowell.


    Join Arts Alive Wales for a FREE reminiscence writing project at Crickhowell Library. Every Thursday throughout May from 2pm – 4pm starting on Thursday 5 May 2016. This series of creative writing workshops is open to anyone who is interested in writing about Crickhowell. Everything from personal memories and stories to events or landmarks that […]