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9:32am Friday 14th December 2012
12:15pm Friday 7th December 2012
HISTORY - Bill McAdam History Group’s next meeting on December 14 at 7.30pm welcomes local author Pam Pugh, speaking about her new book A History of Hilston Park Monmouthshire 1293-2011. Visitors are welcome.
11:13am Thursday 29th November 2012
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - Saturday, noon to 3pm in the village hall, with local crafts, gift ideas, produce, tombola, bric-a-brac, Father Christmas’s grotto, a hamper draw, children’s games and refreshments. This is a joint fund-raiser for the PCC and village hall. For more details, call Angela on 580053.
11:11am Thursday 29th November 2012
2:48pm Thursday 18th October 2012
TALK - Tomorrow (Friday) “Branwen”, a 15th century herbalist, wise woman and midwife, dressed in medieval costume, will be bringing her props with her for an interesting evening at 7.30pm at Hilston Park.
12:34pm Thursday 4th October 2012
SONG, STORY AND MUSIC - On October 13 at Skenfrith Village Hall, Robin and Bina Williamson will be playing a harp, bowed psaltery and other instruments to entertain with an evening of “acoustic music with a kind, pure beauty through simplicity”.
1:24pm Friday 28th September 2012
HERITAGE BUILDINGS - This Sunday is the last open day this year when the public can visit heritage buildings restored by the Village Alive Trust in the Llanvetherine area and the conserved St Cadoc’s Church at Llangattock Lingoed. There will be a rare chance to see the grade II* cruck beam barn at Whitecastle Vineyard, near Whitecastle, which is awaiting conservation work. Also open between 2pm and 5pm will be the restored listed barn at Great Trerhew Farm, Llanvetherine; the listed pigscotts at White Castle Farm, Whitecastle; the Cwm Farm Cider House, Llangattock Lingoed; and the Well House at New Inn Farm, Cross Ash. The buildings have undergone conservation work by the Village Alive Trust and retain many period features. The sites will be signposted off the B4521 Abergavenny to Skenfrith road.
9:27am Thursday 12th July 2012
2:25pm Thursday 24th May 2012
JUBILEE - Skenfrith is preparing to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in traditional summer style with a riverside picnic on June 3, from 1pm, on the Castle Meadow beside the River Monnow. The organising team of Skenfrith Festival are taking a break this year, but has put its efforts into setting up this free event instead. There is ample space for family picnics where you can listen to live music all afternoon, culminating with the popular local band Red River Blues. There will be a fully licensed bar selling local ales and cider, wine and soft drinks, along with a hog roast, freshly cooked pancakes, and strawberries and cream. Picnickers can also bring their own picnics. For more details, call 01600 750255, or visit skenfrithproduce market.co.uk.
9:47am Thursday 5th April 2012
STORYTELLING FOR ADULTS - Hunting the Giant’s Daughter is at Skenfrith Village Hall on Saturday. As the quest unfolds across star-lit landscapes, blustery mountains and old, deep forests, the warriors tell tales of their exploits and reveal the wisdom of animals and birds. Join Adverse Camber for a night of lively storytelling for adults layered with Welsh and jazz-influenced songs and music from 7pm. Tickets £5 adults, £3 concessions (recommended ages 12-plus).
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