Monthly Archives: January 2019

NEW PATRON FOR CLARENCE HALL

The campaign to breathe new life into Crickhowell’s iconic Clarence Hall received a further boost when it was announced that Dame Shân Legge-Bourke, recently retired Lord Lieutenant of Powys, had agreed to become its Patron. Dame Shân’s family connections with the Hall go back for generations.  Her Great Grandfather, Sir Joseph Bailey, was on hand…

MEET NIGEL – OUR NEW CARETAKER

  Meet Nigel, Clarence Hall’s new caretaker.  Some of you may know him already; he was a police officer in Crickhowell in the 1990s.  Nigel took up his post before Christmas.  He’s was an electrician before joining the police, so knows all about buildings.  And he’s looking forward to the refurbishment of the Hall.  He…

Granny’s Attic Sale on Saturday 9th February

Here’s an opportunity to have a good de-clutter and an enjoyable social morning as well. Pass those pre-loved items on to somebody else! Share a table with your friends or maybe raise money for your favourite charity. Call 810024 or email clarencehall@btinternet.com to book a table for only £10. The sale will be open from…

‘Granny’s Attic Sale’ returns

Those with long memories may remember that Clarence Hall used to host a Granny’s Attic Sale several times a year. This was an opportunity to have a good clear out and offer your ‘pre-loved’ items to others – a bit like a car-boot sale but indoors, with a chair to sit on and a coffee…

CLARENCE HALL RECEIVES NEARLY £300 FROM WAITROSE TOKEN SCHEME

Crickhowell’s Clarence Hall has received nearly £300 from the Waitrose Community Matters Scheme.  Customers voted for it using green tokens given to them when checking out at the Waitrose store in Abergavenny and the supermarket chain converted the tokens into cash.   The money will be used as part of an upgrade of the Hall’s audio/visual…

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR PANTO

#Crickhowell #panto starts 24th January in Clarence Hall. Tickets still available from @cric visitcrickhowell.co.uk Webbs of Crickhowell Jehus & @Book-ish Crickhowell & District Players  

PACKED CLARENCE HALL FOR JOE WICKS

The Clarence Hall was packed out for the tour of ‘Body Coach’ Joe Wicks.  He was promoting his latest book and the event was organised by Book-ish Bookshop.  

Join the Line Dance Fun!

There must have been almost 100 people at Jan’s Line Dance taster session in Clarence Hall last week – and all having a hilarious time, by the sound of it. Classes proper will start on Tues 29th January and will then run weekly on Tues evenings. Come and enjoy the music and get fit at…

AN AFTERNOON WITH JOE WICKS ON FRIDAY 12th JANUARY AT1.00pm

Join us for an afternoon with the nation’s favourite healthy cook and fitness sensation, Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach. Get ready for Joe’s vegetarian take on Lean in 15: The Shift Plan, which is the bestselling diet book of all time. Inside are a hundred flavour-packed vegetarian recipes, many of which are also vegan,…

CRICKHOWELL CHORAL FESTIVAL WILL CLOSE ON 6th MAY WITH THE ACCLAIMED FOLK GROUP ALAW PERFORMING IN CLARENCE HALL

The Choral Society’s 25th anniversary Festival will close in rousing style with a concert in the hall by the folk group ALAW. This talented trio of violin, accordion and guitar performed in the Summer at The Proms in the Royal Albert Hall. Information about tickets for ALAW and other Festival Concerts will be following shortly.

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