As well as events in the surrounding towns and villages, Abergavenny is well situated for attending events and other things to do across South Wales. It’s just one hour to Cardiff – other large towns and cities such as Hay-On-Wye, Hereford, Brecon and Newport are just a short drive away.

(If you’re looking for Abergavenny events, please visit our What’s on page.)

  • 23 May—2 June 2019

    Hay Festival
    A gathering of top authors, illustrators and comedians get together in Hay-On-Wye for a festival of the arts.

  • 22—25 July 2019

    The Royal Welsh Show (Builth Wells)

    A display of the best of local agriculture, from livestock and produce to heavy machinery. There’s also a number of competitions, so if you fancy yourself as a sheepshearer, now’s your chance!

    There’s a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

    Close to a quarter of a million people attend this show, making this the biggest outdoor event in the UK.

  • 15—18 August 2019

    Green Man Festival

    Crickhowell’s very own festival, with a 10 year tradition of championing great music, good times and good causes. It’s the go to festival to discover new musical talent, with many Mercury, Ivor Novello and Brit nominees and winners emerging from the festival each year. Winner of the Best Medium Sized Festival, UK Festival Awards 2010.

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