Monthly Archives: December 2016


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


Chapel Kitchen open for Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch


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


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


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…





Dip Pen Nib Set


G. Lalo Writing Paper set with Kaweco Pocket Fountain Pen


Sennelier Ink & Dip Pen


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


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