Archive for February, 2016

Fair-Trade Fortnight

Fair-trade Fortnight starts on Sunday February 28th – we always serve Fair Trade Tea and Coffee on this site,  and we are going to be marking it across the Anglican Churches in Abergavenny!


Join our Fairtrade Coffee Mornings:

-at Christchurch Hall, North Street on Thursday, March 3rd

-at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Baker Street on Friday, March 4th

Fair-trade Tea and Coffee is served daily at the Tithe Barn, and at all events in the Priory Centre.


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Call in to Tithe Barn and have any hot drink during this cold spell to ask for your Loyalty Card and have a free drink on us when you reach your 8th cup.

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AGM dates announced

Spring is the time for most of the Charities and the Company based on this site to hold their Annual General Meetings.

  • Priory House Company AGM, March 29th at 6pm in Tithe Barn
  • St Mary’s Priory Development Trust, March 29th at 7pm in the Tithe Barn
  • Parish Easter Vestry, April 20th at 7pm in The Priory Centre


The St Mary’s Monuments Fund AGM is held in September.


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An up to-date list of Trustees that are responsible for the non-commercial activities in the Tithe Barn, Abbot’s Garden and Courtyards

President: The Lord Rowe-Beddoe KBE

Chairman: Sir Trefor Morris QPM CBE

V.Chairman: David Yendoll

Secretary: Maggie Pratt

Treasurer: John Williams

Canon Mark Soady ( Ex-officio, Vicar), Sheila Davies (Ex-officio, Church Warden), Janet Battersby (Ex-officio, Church Warden), Sheila Bevan, Rosemary Carter, Chris Cotterill,Geoff Ellis, Glenys Holland, Vernon Lewis, Elizabeth Powell,Timothy Pratt, Robin Smith


Although not a Trustee, HRH The Prince of Wales KG KT is Patron of the Trust.

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Call in Shrove Tuesday 9th (Pancake Day) when the Mothers Union will be cooking pancakes in the Tithe Barn and raising funds for St Mary’s. Please come along and support them.


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