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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’ 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…

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…

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website, which is the latest step in our campaign to modernise how the Hall communicates with its audiences and tells people about our plans for refurbishment.  Clarence Hall has been a venue for town events for 130 years but is in need of some TLC.  We’ll be bidding for some big…

Grand Plans for Clarence Hall

CLARENCE HALL, CRICKHOWELL NEWS RELEASE FROM THE TRUSTEES OF CLARENCE HALL CRICKHOWELL NOVEMBER 10TH 2018.   Ambitious plans are being drawn up to turn Crickhowell’s historic Clarence Hall into “one of the finest and grandest town centre event venues in the Brecon Beacons.”   The Hall’s Trustees are bidding for grants to repair and extend…

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