News & Features

  • Rotary Ducks take to the water on 7 July


    The Annual Rotary Duck Race Day will take place on the Bullpit Meadow, starting at 11am on the 7th July with the actual duck race will commence at 1pm. The day is suitable for families, with fair rides, a bouncy castle and children’s activities. A number of traders and craft artisans will be there as […]


  • Volunteering opportunities at CRiC


    CRiC has a number of vacancies for volunteer positions to support the running of the Centre which is open seven days per week. A hub for many community groups and organisations, it offers meeting space, office services and computer access. The volunteer team enjoy an interesting variety of roles in welcoming visitors to make use […]


  • Crickhowell Choral Society Summer Concert on June 30th


    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 […]


  • re:Source Penny Hallas and Leona Jones


      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, […]


  • Step into spring at CRiC


    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 […]


  • Peak: Art in the Black Mountains


    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 […]


  • Meeting for Dementia Friendly Activists in Crickhowell


      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 […]


  • Call for Entries Crickhowell Open Art Competition 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 […]


  • Christmas opening at CRiC


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


  • Experience Crickhowell’s charm this Christmas


    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 […]