2017 events(More events will be added here as details become available)
25 March 2017
Three Peaks Trialthreepeakstrial.co.uk 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.
Abergavenny Steam Rallyabergavennysteamrally.co.uk 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
End of May/early September
Twice a year the fair comes to Abergavenny and takes over the Fairfield car-park. A tradition dating back centuries.
24 June 2017
Abergavenny Festival of Cyclingabergavennyfestivalofcycling.co.uk/ Four sportives are included on Saturday as part of this ever-popular cycling event: Leisure Ride 20 miles, Monmouthshire Sportif 40 miles, Iron Mountain 70 miles, and the Iron Mountain 100 miles which includes the infamous Tumble climb. There are other cycling-themed events around the town across this weekend – so bring the family and prepare yourself for all sorts of two-wheeled fun.
16-17 September 2017
Abergavenny Food Festivalabergavennyfoodfestival.com
Food, glorious foodProbably 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!
The Abergavenny Round Table Fireworks ExtravaganzaIn November the skies above Abergavenny will be alight with colour as The Abergavenny Round Table Fireworks Extravaganza takes place. Held every year at Belgrave Park, this spectacular event has grown to become the largest fireworks display in the area and is Abergavenny Round Table’s biggest fund raiser of the year. All the profits made go to charities and good causes in the local area. A fantastic night out for all the family with: music, food and drinks stalls, a funfair for the kids and, of course, a professional fireworks display! Location: Belgrave Park, Abergavenny, NP7 7AD. Entrances from Belgrave Road and Cresta Road For latest updates and more information please visit the Round Table website
Abergavenny Christmas Food And Drink Fairhttp://www.abergavennyfoodfestival.com/ Following on from the success of the Abergavenny Food Festival, the Christmas Fair is full of fantastic seasonal food and drink offerings from suppliers both local and from further afield. If you’re looking to find a special gift for someone, or want to stock up your cupboards with something that little bit different for Christmas, then this winter festival is the place to be.
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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