News & Features

  • Oriel CRiC Gallery News

    01-07-2016

    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 […]

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  • Annual Charity Duck Race on 2nd July

    26-06-2016

    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 […]

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  • Romeo & Juliette at Tretower Court on 6th July

    25-06-2016

    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 […]

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  • Start Learning Welsh For FREE

    15-06-2016

    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 […]

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  • Consultation Drop-In about the future of Crickhowell Library

    11-06-2016

    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 […]

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  • Crickhowell Open Studios eagerly awaited

    05-05-2016

    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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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

    28-04-2016

    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 […]

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  • Spring in Crickhowell

    30-03-2016

    Spring brings with it an air of expectation in the Oriel CRiC Gallery as staff and volunteers are in full swing planning the annual Crickhowell Open Studio weekend 28 – 30 May, which for the third year will include an Open Art exhibition. Seasonal colour and light is to be found in the palette of […]

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  • Britain from Above – Tretower Court and Castle

    09-03-2016

    Francis Wills with camera in DH9B biplane 1919 © Crown copyright: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales The exhibition explores the photography of Aerofilms Ltd, the world’s first firm of commercial aerial photographers. Established in May 1919 by First World War veterans — Claude Grahame-White and Francis Lewis Wills — Aerofilms’ […]

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