Please check the official event 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.)

  • 22-25 July 2024

    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.

  • 9-11 August 2024

    Brecon Jazz Festival

    This outstanding festival takes over the streets of Brecon and fills it with the delights of jazz. Visit the website for announcements as the musicians are confirmed.


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