Archive for August, 2012

Continuing our series, this is an image from Abergavenny by Hollie Roberts, who is displaying work in the Tithe Barn until the end of September. They depict scenes from St Mary’s Priory, as well as around Abergavenny. Well worth a visit.


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A crochet Lord’s Prayer, the work of a parishioner Mo Perkins goes on display in the Tithe Barn.

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Just to let everyone know, we’ll be closed Bank Holiday Monday. We hope you enjoy the day whatever you’re planning.

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© Copyright Philip Halling (Creative Commons Licence)

Having arrived on Saturday 18th, St Mary’s Priory is this week welcoming around 20 members of the Danish Ramblers Association, who will be spending 5 nights dining with us in the Tithe Barn, which will be specially opened for the group, enjoying freshly prepared hearty meals to round off busy days enjoying the Welsh countryside. We wish them a successful and enjoyable trip – and slightly improved weather.

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We’re really pleased to announce the arrival of a new exhibition of work by Hollie Roberts, depicting scenes of St Mary’s Priory and around Abergavenny.

“With a playful and loose style, Hollie illustrates primarily with pen and watercolour. Experimenting with colour, line and print, Hollie’s output is concerned with publications, particularly book cover design.”

Hollie is a recent graduate from Bath Spa University, who now lives in Cardiff.

Her work will be on display until the end of September.

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The village of Llangenny, near Crickhowell, must be one of the prettiest in the area and the artist has captured the quaint row of houses facing the river and the bridge leading to a well-known hostelry.  Price – £110.00

We’re very pleased to be hosting an exhibition of original watercolours by local artist Jim Blackwell in the Tithe Barn 2nd July – 12th August. You will be able to get a flavour of the work through these blog posts, and we hope you’ll be able to come past the Barn to see the pieces in person.


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