News & Features

  • 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 close on 29 March 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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  • A colourful autumn in Crickhowell

    04-10-2017

    Shorter days, lower temperatures and changing colours of the landscape all point to the arrival of autumn.  The oriel CRiC gallery in Crickhowell pays tribute to the season and the landscape with paintings by Lindsay Davies, Philip Huckin and Karl Sylvester to name but a few of the members of ‘The Picturemakers’ – a collective […]

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  • South Wales Potters visiting Crickhowell

    29-09-2017

    In the wake of the BBC’s ‘Great Pottery Throwdown’, the popularity of pottery has increased, with evening classes full and the public intrigued by the pottery process.  South Wales Potters, now a group of 200 members, have organised an exhibition in the CRiC Studio, opposite Oriel CRiC in Crickhowell. SWP was formed in 1964 “to […]

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  • New exhibition for autumn in the oriel cric gallery

    16-09-2017

    With the arrival of autumn, the oriel CRiC gallery features a selection of work from Richard Bavin’s Lea and Paget’s Wood series – ‘A Year in the Life of an Ancient Woodland’ alongside that of The Picturemakers – a collective of visual artists working in Mid-Wales.  Work by a number of respected regional exhibitors has […]

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