We can arrange group tours of the Priory Church and the Tapestry- along with a Cream Tea in the Food Hall. Interested, then email: enquiries@stmarys-priory.org


We will be again hosting The Abergavenny Churches Together Election Hustings.

Join us at 7pm on Monday, June 5th and question the General Election Candiadtes for the Monmouth Constituency.

Based in the Tithe Barn we aim to deliver a high quality learning provision through a varied range of services including workshops for schools and events.


The history of St Mary’s can be used with a wide range of other contexts to generate engaging learning pathways. Tudor clothing, food, music, childhood and pastimes, medieval and Tudor medicine, history of St Mary’s Priory as told by a monk and a visit to the Abbot’s Garden. It also therefore provides a particularly rich context for cross-curricular and skills focussed work.


Our aim is simply to engage new and diverse audiences and promote the heritage of the St Mary’s Priory both in the local and wider community. The underlying principal in all our work will be active learning with an appropriate measure of fun!

In a new initiative we are holding a day for home schoolers on June 22nd from 10am.


Meet the Tudors (KS2)

Planning to study the Tudors or the Age of Princes? We can help with workshops and information boxes Including:

  • Tudor Music
  • Medieval and Tudor Medicine
  • Tudor Childhood & Pastimes
  • Tudor Food Authentic Costumes
  • Tudor Herbs and Plants in the Abbots Garden
  • Age of Princes Timeline and Information
  • Meet the Monk:  Our resident New Monastic Community also lead workshops on The life of a Monk– in costume St Mary’s Priory in Tudor Times Christianity at St Mary’s Priory


We also have an exhibition area with interactive displays and house the Abergavenny Tapestry which covers much of the history of the town.

Get in Touch For more information or to book  call 01873 858787 or email: enquiries@stmarys-priory,org

We are Open from 10am -3pm on Bank Holiday Mondays in May- pop and see us!

We are open on Good Friday & Easter Monday from 10am – 3pm, but are closed on Easter Day

As Winter turns to Spring so we’ve tweaked the Menu. Try it out!

Pork Pie


Chili Corne Carne and Jacket Potato


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The dates of the AGM’s of Charities based on this site have been announced.


  • St Mary’s Priory Development Trust – March 28th at 7pm
  • St Mary’s Parish – April 19th at 7pm
  • St Mary’s Monuments Fund – to be announced, normally September
  • The date of the St Mary’s Priory House Company AGM – March 28th at 6pm