Crickhowell Celebrates!

Posted: 7th February 2022

On 6 February 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.

To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives have been planned for the year, including the tremendous celebrations of the four day UK bank holiday weekend in June.

Crickhowell Town Council has collaborated with the Clarence Hall to create a series of events to celebrate this historic occasion.  Events are planned for all ages and all members of the community, including:


4 March – 7.00pm: Hymns and Pimm’s – where the community comes together to sing hymns from all faiths and raise a glass of Pimm’s to Her Majesty.

25 March – 7.00pm:  Music for Royal Occasions – a celebration of Royal Occasion music with a professional brass quintet and members of Cantorion Phoenix.


21 May – 7.00pm:  Concert with The Band of the Prince of Wales, based at Brecon and Cantorion Phoenix.


2 June – 7.00pm:  The Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations in the Castle Grounds.  Pop up food, ice-cream & bar, Community Band.  Noiseless fireworks display at approximately 9.45pm.

3-5 June:  Art Exhibition with Torfaen Arts.

5 June:  The Big Lunch Street Parties.

10 June – 3.00pm:  Tea Party for local care and retirement homes, together with the Dementia Society.

12 June – 2.30pm:  Film Show for under 11s with ice-cream. Free entry.


9 July:  Vintage, Antique & Makers Market.


9 September – 7.00pm:  Memories of Crickhowell & the Clarence Hall with Ryland Wallace and John Webb, hosted by Dame Shân Legge-Bourke.

30 September & 1 October – 7.00pm:  David Lewis, a Crickhowell Victorian melodrama, with Crickhowell Pantomime Society.


Community tree planting in Bullpit Meadow.


18 November – 7.00pm:  Concert with Abergavenny Borough Band.


10 December – 7.00pm:  Carols, Hymns & Pimm’s – join in singing a rousing selection of well-known carols, Welsh hymn tunes and many other favourites along with The Bryn Singers and Cantorion Phoenix, conducted by Dian Winter, with Crickhowell Town Band accompanying.


Details of all the above events will be publicised throughout the Crickhowell and District community and via the Clarence Hall’s publicity materials including this website, our newsletter, social media feeds and posters.