News & Features

  • Kensington Gardens Treescapes


    A stunning collection of photographs of the trees that make Kensington Gardens special  “The Gardens are a tremendous big place, with millions and hundreds of trees;” (Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. J.M.Barrie 1906) TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER 2014 Please click on the images below to view a gallery of larger images. Mark Zytynski will be [...]


  • New welcome signs unveiled at Llangorse

    Visitors and residents in Llangorse will notice something different if they walk down to Llangorse Common today. Situated at the entrance to Llangorse Lake and Common new ‘Welcome to Llangorse Lake and Common’ panels are designed to encourage visitors to explore the area and take a stroll around Llangorse Lake and the Common to discover [...]


  • The Keith Little Band to play in Cwmdu on 6th September


    That we are inviting the Keith Little Band to play at Cwmdu for a fifth time shows how popular they are and why they called by media and musicians alike, “Wales’ Premier Jazz & Swing Band”. The musicians are all professionals with a vast amount of experience. It is this and their obvious total enjoyment [...]


  • Oriel CRiC Gallery: Landscape and Imagination


    Crickhowell artist Tim Rossiter’s imaginative response to the landscape of the Usk Valley in which he has lived for the past 25 years, is at the heart of the Oriel CRiC Gallery’s summer exhibition which continues until 23 September 2014. Visitors are often entranced by the translucence of his painting, as well as the layers [...]


  • Check out these exciting volunteering opportunities in Crickhowell


    Summer stretches ahead… Would you like to gain new skills and have a great time? take a look at just some of the really splendid volunteering opportunities on offer in Crickhowell? CriC and Crickhowell Volunteer Bureau have come together to offer quality volunteering opportunities, Through volunteering, you can meet new people, develop skills and experience, [...]


  • The Library has a Fines Amnesty until 30th August


    Have you got any overdue books, audio books or DVDs in the house? Has the return-by date passed and you have just forgotten to take them all back? Bring them back to the library now and there will be NO fines to pay – even if you’ve had them for ages! The library is open [...]


  • A taste of CRiC


    With summer well underway, CRiC is again inviting both local residents and visitors to its popular “Taste of CRiC” on 12 July between 10.30 and 2pm.  Situated in the centre of Crickhowell and a community hub for many events, classes and meetings the centre also offers a good cup of coffee while browsing tourist and [...]


  • Penny Hallas: from Crickhowell to Colorado


    Local artists reign supreme in art competition. At the heart of the Crickhowell Open Studio weekend, the Oriel CRiC Gallery in Crickhowell is reflecting on a very successful Open Art Competition this year. Suzette Pratten, curator and organiser of the weekend explained, “It has been a privilege to mount this exciting exhibition of selected work [...]


  • Crickhowell High School Celebrates 30 wonderful years


    Crickhowell High School will mark 30 years of success this summer with four days of celebrating from 1-4 July. Topping the Welsh schools league table, Crickhowell attracts students from as far as Brecon and Abergavenny. The co-ed high school will kick off events with an inter village quiz night on Tuesday 1 July, followed by [...]


  • Crickhowell Open Gardens, Sunday 22nd June


    Crickhowell Open Gardens is being organised by Crickhowell Town Council and the Horticultural Society for the benefit of the community. Funds raised will be used to support local good causes.  Over 20 different gardens will be open plus plant sales, children’s activities and special offers by local businesses and organisations. Free parking and a shuttle [...]