Important: Unfortunately due to the changing coronavirus situation, many annual events are being postponed or cancelled. Please check the official websites for latest information before planning a visit.
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.)
- 27 May—7 June 2021
A gathering of top authors, illustrators and comedians get together in Hay-On-Wye for a festival of the arts.
19-22 July 2021
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.
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