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BBC Radio 4 – The Kitchen Cabinet and Saturday Live at Abergavenny Food Festival

Two BBC Radio events will at the Abergavenny Food Festival: The Kitchen Cabinet On Friday 19 September the Kitchen Cabinet, chaired by Jay Rayner, will be recording in the Borough Theatre (time: 12 noon). The panel will feature food historian … Continue reading

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Giant Pigs in Clover take top billing in Market Hall

Arts Alive Wales is putting the call out for creative and motivated people who’d like to volunteer and team up with a professional designer to create a magnificent art installation for Abergavenny Food Festival 2014. This year’s theme is ‘Pigs … Continue reading

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Top Chefs Head for ‘Best Event in Wales’

Last year the Abergavenny Food Festival won the accolade ‘Best Event in Wales’ (National Tourism Awards 2013), so the bar has been set high for 2014. This year’s programme won’t disappoint. The Festival takes place over the weekend of 20 … Continue reading

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Say No to Waste for the AFF Grow It, Cook It, Eat It Competition 2014

Calling all schools and groups in the South East Wales area with young people of secondary school age. Now’s the time to sign up to the 2014  Abergavenny Food Festival ‘Grow It, Cook It, Eat It’ competition. This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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Fred Bray wins SweetieFest Sweetie Hero Award

Sheila Woodhouse, Mayor of Abergavenny presented the inaugural Abergavenny SweetieFest Sweetie Hero Award 2013 to Fred Bray at our Christmas Fair on Sun 8 Dec. Here’s the text that was used for the presentation:  Abergavenny SweetieFest Sweetie Hero Award 2013 … Continue reading

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Christmas Fair stroller ticket lucky dip – lots of prizes to be won!

Once you’ve got your stroller ticket (wristband) then do head down to The Priory Centre to see if your wristband number is up on the board. If it is then you get a go in our Lucky Dip. Inside the … Continue reading

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Abergavenny Chronicle – murder mystery fund-raiser for HRH Prince of Wales’ Countryside Fund

Liz Davies, Editor of the Abergavenny Chronicle and  Mary Purcell, General Manager invite you to join them for a very special fund-raising evening. On Friday, December 13, HRH The Prince of Wales will be visiting The Abergavenny Chronicle. During his visit … Continue reading

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Winners announced: Abergavenny Food Festival / Shackleton Photographic Competition

At the September Food Festival amateur photographers were invited to capture the visual feast and enter the Abergavenny Food Festival/Shackleton Photographic Competition. There were numerous entries from local people and visitors to the area. The shortlisted entries in both the … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s Candy Mountain and Ffolky Ffelt at SweetieFest

Here are details on two more SweetieFest contributors – all part of our Christmas Food and Drink Fair this coming Sunday (8 December) REBECCA’S CANDY MOUNTAIN New Yorker Rebecca Buck has chisselled, gouged and carved her way all over the … Continue reading

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SweetieFest gets couture magic

Charles and Patricia Lester have established an international reputation for their textile and couture fashion. Their collections of evening dresses and gowns are created one at a time in their studios in Abergavenny. The run-up to Christmas is a particularly … Continue reading

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