Mavron Quartet – Friday 27th January

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Jaspa Brass Quintet – Friday 17th February

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Sarah Newbold & Katherine Thomas – Friday 24th February

Our Spring series of Friday night concerts at the Chapel starts with the Mavron Quartet on 27th January at 7.30pm.

Mavron Quartet was formed in September 2002 with Christiana Mavron – Violin,  Charlotte MacClure – Violin,  Niamh Aston – Viola,  Beatrice Newman – cello. It is the first Ensemble in Residence at the National Concert Hall of Wales, St David’s Hall, Cardiff. (Read more on our events page)

The recital will include Haydn Quartet op 76/2, Shostakovich Quartet no 8 and Borodin Quartet no 2.

*FROM REQUESTS WE ARE NOW ABLE TO OFFER PRE-CONCERT SUPPERS DOWNSTAIRS AT THE CHAPEL KITCHEN. MENU FROM OUR BLACKBOARD. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL AS SEATING IS LIMITED 01873 736430

Tickets available for all concerts in the series from THE ART SHOP, the Chapel & Abergavenny Music

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merry-christmasWe are now closed over the Christmas holiday for our annual break

The CHAPEL will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 

& THE ART SHOP will re-open on Thursday 5th January 2017

We would like to wish you all a joyful Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Thank you to all our customers for your support over the year.

Look forward to seeing you all in 2017.

…from Pauline and all at THE ART SHOP & CHAPEL

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Chapel Kitchen open for Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch

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Christmas puddings – made on a rare visit to the Chapel by Laura Jackson of Towpath, London

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Fresh Turmeric Root – for our Golden Milk – with almond milk, fresh ginger & honey – a perfect immune booster

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Freshly made – Orange, Cardamom & Thyme, Lemon & Rosemary, Crystallised Quince – Marmalades

We are open on Sunday 11th December 10am-4pm in celebration of the Abergavenny Christmas Food & Drink Fair. 

The creative energy of artists, designers, artisans and chefs enlivens our spaces with innovative, festive works – jewellery, textiles, ceramics, paintings, printmaking and edible creations.

The Chapel will be open all day for breakfast, brunch and lunch. For sale from our larder – Christmas puddings, big festive tarts and cakes (including gluten and dairy free. Put in your orders for Christmas), bottled cordials and ketchups, alcohol infusions, preserves and quince jellies, boxes of membrillo, pastilles, honeycomb and chocolate Valencia almonds. Biodynamic wines, locally brewed craft ales and cider and small batch speciality coffees available.

From the woods, stars and wreaths, balls of mistletoe, berry-laden holly and gilded apples.

There is a children’s corner with books to cherish. Artists’ cards, calendars wrappings (good enough to frame) and of course artists’ materials, box sets for calligraphy, printmaking, writing, painting and drawing and more at The Art Shop.

Great gift ideas for all ages… for the difficult ones and the ones who are a pleasure to buy for.

Hope to see you…

 

 

 

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Dip Pen Nib Set

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G. Lalo Writing Paper set with Kaweco Pocket Fountain Pen

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Sennelier Ink & Dip Pen

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Printmaking Set (Lino, Roller, Cutting Tools & Ink)

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Isabey Isacryl Cats Tongue Brush Set for Oils & Acrylics

We have put together small sets and selections to make your shopping easy!

Of course these are just a few ideas… if you have someone particular in mind, why not ask us to tailor make a kit or set just for them from the vast array of materials available at The Art Shop & Chapel. Not just for artists but anyone who appreciates really good quality products.

Alongside our specialist artists’ materials we have writing paper, fountain pen and calligraphy sets, books for everyone, collections of papers (handmade Indian and Japanese for example), wrapping papers, cards, calendars and lots more.

Visit us at The Art Shop or online.

*Not forgetting at the Chapel, on Market Street you’ll find a whole section just for children

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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.