3-news 6-newsnewsweb-2 news-1Getting ready for Christmas…

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Make your own garlands from brightly coloured, vibrant Crepe Papers threaded together with ribbons or gold twine. Gild real apples with antique gold wax ‘Rub & Buff‘, cut stars from black paper and touch up with gold.

You’ll find plenty of ideas and all the materials you need at The Art Shop  and at the Chapel.
Or visit our online shop

lady-maisery-promo-news lady-maisery-new-newsTalented vocal trio Lady Maisery, will be touring their hotly anticipated third album ‘Cycle’, performing upstairs at the Chapel on Saturday 19th November, 8pm.

With their unique approach to harmony singing and thoughtful, striking arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, Lady Maisery are skilful explorers of the power, beauty and vitality of folk song. Each member is also an accomplished instrumentalist, creating a rich tapestry of fiddle, banjo, harp, concertina, accordion and foot percussion.

Nominated for the ‘Horizon’ BBC Folk Award 2012 and for ‘Best Debut’ at the Spiral Awards 2012.   ‘Lady Maisery are women with ideas, purpose and urgency…powerful, enthralling work’ ★★★★★ SONGLINES.   ‘Three of the most vibrant, young talents of the new British Folk Wave’ MOJO.   ★★★★★ THE FINANCIAL TIMES

Tickets £14 available from The Art Shop & Chapel or online here.  Read more on our events page.

 

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On Friday 16th September, the evening before the opening of the Abergavenny Food Festival, join us for a celebratory feast and wine tasting with our wine merchant, Ben Llewelyn, of Carte Blanche Wines.

£55 with a wine tasting paired to every course. For booking 01873 736430.

The arrival of Autumn is a clarion call to all true lovers of food to come together and enjoy one last gastronomic frenzy. This is the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. With the Autumn harvest – vegetables, fruits and seeds from hedgerow and garden – we stock up our larder, foraging, pickling and preserving to prepare breakfasts, lunches, suppers and produce for our shop and café.

Our Chapel Kitchen will be open all festival weekend 17-18th Sept. See our kitchen page for sample menus.

 

casper colour webWe are launching a new series of Children’s Workshops at the Chapel starting later this month. For example Story-Making & Creative Writing and Kundalini Yoga, involving beneficial calming techniques.

For lots more information, dates, prices and booking, see our events page.

newsCome and join us in celebration of the National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny this year…with poets, writers, critics, artists, makers, musicians & singers. Events being held at The Art Shop and at the Chapel. The Chapel kitchen will be serving food all day everyday of the festival 10am-5pm. Visit our events page

 

web 3Our next exhibition opening upstairs at the Chapel will be

‘Fin River Swift’ by Julian Meredith

on Friday 13th May 7pm

Large scale wood block prints on elm planks.

Julian will be running a series of Wood Block Printing Workshops throughout the Exhibtion. We are taking names for further dates. Read more here.

1 362kat 3kat 23 362We had a wonderful response to Owen Parry’s exhibition of old, rare, tribal rugs and textiles last weekend. The light and airy space upstairs at the Chapel provided the perfect backdrop to these stunning textiles. Owen was on hand to offer his incredible knowledge of the weaving traditions and origins of individual pieces. We hope he will come again next year.

Visit our events page to see all our forthcoming concerts, exhibitions and workshops at the Chapel.