IMPORTANT: Unfortunately due to coronavirus and social distancing measures, a number of events have been cancelled, postponed or moved online. Whilst we try and keep the information up-to-date on this page, please check the official websites for each event for the latest information before planning your visit.
There are a number of events held regularly in and around Abergavenny throughout the year, as well as productions by local theatre groups, musical concerts and other entertainments.
Whilst we try to ensure this information is accurate, please check dates, times and prices with the relevant websites for the latest details.
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(More events will be added here as details become available)
- 30-31 May 2021
Abergavenny Steam Rally
Steam engines from miles around congregate in Bailey Park to make a great day out. Also look out for vintage motor vehicles, farming displays and more including a full programme of arena events
- 26 June 2021
Three Peaks Trial
Note – this event is normally held in March but has been moved to June for 2021
Test your speed and stamina with this famous challenge to climb the three peaks of Abergavenny in just one day. The original route (20 miles and over 5000 feet of ascent) covers the Blorenge, Sugarloaf and Skirrid.
- 24 July 2021
Shire Horse Show
Come and take a look at these incredible horses, once a part of the local landscape and vital farm equipment. For latest information visit the website
- 18-19 September 2021
Abergavenny Food Festival
Food, glorious food
Probably Abergavenny’s biggest event, the Abergavenny Food Festival attracts visitors from all over the country. A programme of culinary events are spread out across a number of venues in the town, with demonstrations from top chefs, specialist exhibitors and various entertainments. Described as the ‘Glastonbury of Food Festivals’ (Carole Cadwalladr, Observer Food Monthly), this festival just gets better and better. Expect to try out all kinds of food and drink samples from local and unique suppliers, and definitely expect to be taking plenty home with you!
Important – this year’s Festival will be for ticketholders only. Tickets must be booked in advance, there will be no entrance on the day.
Looking for something for local residents? Try the Abergavenny Community centre for everything from yoga to toddler groups to language-learning classes.
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