News & Features

  • Crickhowell Choral Society Summer Concert on June 30th

    16-04-2018

    Along with a multitude of other societies and organisations holding events earlier this year, Crickhowell Choral Society had to cancel its St. David’s Day concert on 1 March due to the snow. However, undaunted as ever, we have rescheduled the concert to take place in The Clarence Hall on Friday 30 June in the hope […]

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  • re:Source Penny Hallas and Leona Jones

    30-03-2018

      re:Source is a unique audio/visual art installation created from sounds and visuals recorded during the construction of the recently completed micro-hydro scheme at Blaen Dyar above the Clydach Gorge. Artists Penny Hallas and Leona Jones began recording sounds and images at Blaen Dyar from the first spadesful of earth being dug in February 2017, […]

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  • Step into spring at CRiC

    25-02-2018

    The onset of spring brings with it an air of expectation at CRiC. The first of the Centre’s annual events, the Crickhowell Walking Festival, continues until the 4th of March. It offers the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the early signs and scents of spring, with a choice of challenging ascents or more leisurely […]

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  • Peak: Art in the Black Mountains

    02-02-2018

    One of Arts Council of Wales’s portfolio organisations has adopted a new name and look for 2018. ‘Peak’ is now the working name for Arts Alive Wales. During the 30 years since it was founded, the Crickhowell-based charity has worked with professional artists and communities of the Black Mountains region, responding to the rural environment […]

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  • Meeting for Dementia Friendly Activists in Crickhowell

    27-01-2018

      Progress is being made with developing Crickhowell as a dementia friendly community. We are improving our approach with the help of national organisations and the excellent examples set by neighbouring towns. One of our key challenges is to co-ordinate all the local groups who are already active or have an interest in our aims […]

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  • Call for Entries Crickhowell Open Art Competition 2018

    16-01-2018

    Call for Entries Crickhowell Open Art 2018 The Crickhowell Open Art exhibition adds variety and excitement to the annual Open Studios weekend during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Artists are invited to share in this celebration of art and creativity by submitting work for selection. Applications have now closed for 2018. Terms and Conditions can […]

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  • Christmas opening at CRiC

    24-12-2017

    Dec 24th – CLOSED Dec 25th – 26th – CLOSED Dec 27th-30th – OPEN 10am-5pm Dec 31st – CLOSED Jan 1st – OPEN 10am – 5pm    

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  • Experience Crickhowell’s charm this Christmas

    27-11-2017

    Crickhowell’s unique atmosphere and creative spirit is relished more than ever during the winter months. Late Night opening on 7 December will reflect this in a festive celebration that will see music and singing fill the air as families celebrate, friends catch up over a warming drink or meal and shoppers pick up gifts unavailable […]

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  • Celebrations ahead….

    28-10-2017

    Preparations are underway for a celebration of the festive season in Crickhowell.  Both the gallery and the downstairs retail area at CRiC are showcasing beautiful original gifts and seasonal inspiration in the tempting array of paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles, gifts, Welsh products, books and cards. Please click on the images below for a larger view. […]

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  • ANNUAL CWMDU EISTEDDFOD

    27-10-2017

    Last year we celebrated the 100th anniversary of Cwmdu Eisteddfod and the Committee is deeply indebted to the neighbouring schools and communities in enabling us to maintain one of the last local Eisteddfodau in South Powys.  Help to keep this traditional festival alive by entering for one of the competitions now.  Parties and choirs singing […]

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