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Monthly Archives: April 2016


If you’ve always wanted to walk up the escarpment of the Black Mountains but felt daunted by the rugged terrain there are ample opportunities over the May Bank Holiday. Join a group led by one of our friendly walk leaders who will guide you through some of the most stunning scenery in the Britaom.  These […]

Kenton Cool & the Lonely Shepherd – Crickhowell Adventure

It has been fabulous to see the sunshine at last! The winter seems to have dragged on for ages,  dull, wet and miserable days… no inspiration to get out and do anything! We were lucky to be involved in Crickhowell’s Walking Festival at the beginning of March… it was such a joy to get out […]

Crickhowell Choral Society’s 22nd Music Festival

Crickhowell Choral Society celebrates its 22nd Music Festival as always during the first May Bank Holiday weekend, and it promises to be an occasion with something for everyone whatever your tastes! The festival kicks off in swinging style in the wonderful setting of The Manor Hotel in Crickhowell on Thursday 28 April with the Bristol-based […]

Book-ish named Best Independent Bookshop in Wales & the Midlands!

The region was hotly contested, with the highest number of Welsh bookshops in the award’s history making the shortlist. Judges commended Book-ish as being ‘a small shop that punches well above its weight’. Book-ish owner, Emma Corfield-Walters, said, “We’re over the moon to win this award, it really was a shock to get through in […]

Friends of Cwmdu Music Present The Eilan Quartet

One of the key objectives of FCM is to introduce a series of music programmes employing students and young professional musicians. For our second concert of the 2016 season we are thrilled, therefore, to welcome an exciting young string quartet, the Eilan Quartet, through our trustees’ links with the Royal Welsh College of Music and […]

Crossword Solution: May Issue


A Talk by DR. EMILY LOVEGROVE: Wednesday 20th April 2016, The Castle Hotel, Brecon, 7pm Most of us have felt bullied at one time or another. Either by people, by events, or even by our health. What matters, though, is how we deal with it. The next event for the Friends of Brecon and District […]

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