Monthly Archives: June 2010

Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke to Open Festival

On Thursday 16 September bees, honey and food-inspired poetry will all be on the menu as Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke read and discuss their work. Friends and colleagues, these two poets have … Continue reading

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Food Festivals: The Next Generation – Conference now online

Taking place on Friday 17 September this year’s  Abergavenny Food Festival Conference is aimed at anyone who has an interest in establishing and growing food festivals.  This year’s keynote speakers, all leading experts in their fields, will focus on the … Continue reading


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Grow It! Raglan Garden Centre Sows Seeds of Success

The people at Raglan Garden Centre know a lot about growing things – whether it’s flowers, food, seeds or saplings. Now they have turned their attention to ‘growing’ gardeners of the future as they come on board as sponsors of … Continue reading

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Exciting Wine Sales at J Straker Chadwick and Sons

Abergavenny-based wine auctioneers J Straker Chadwick & Sons have an exciting programme of fine, rare and affordable wine auctions lined up for the rest of 2010. The catalogue for each auction will be available on-line to download and bid approximately … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month – Sheila Spence, Field Mycologist

Sheila Spence, a keen field mycologist, regularly leads fungus forays throughout the Marches area. She has a wealth of experience in wild food of many kinds. If you’re interested in taking part then do visit the Gwent Fungus Group website. … Continue reading

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