St Mary's Priory Abergavenny: The Priory Centre

Whats on at St Mary's Priory, Abergavenny

Festival of Liturgical Music



This summer will be the third time we have held our festival of Liturgical Music at St Mary’s Priory. Starting on Monday, August 27, we will be taking our usual tour through the history of Liturgical Music.

Each day will feature a different choir singing music from a different century, reaching a triumphant climax in 21st century music on Sunday, September 2.

From Tuesday to Friday we will also host a series of lunchtime recitals, thisyear featuring organ, voice and flute.

Full programe details including music 





Holywell Community: Welcome of new Visitor


The Community's Visitor, The Rt Revd Lord (Rowan) Williams of Oystermouth will preach at the 11am Sung Eucahrist on October 13th. During the service he will be formally welcomed by the Prior as Visitor, and presented with the Visitor's Pectoral Cross. 







Abergavenny Parables

Over the Summer come and  see the work  we have done with Cantref Primary  School pupils to create the Abergavenny Parables.


More details.






The Holywell Community  are pleased to host the RooT Monastic taster Day here on October 5th from 10am - 4.30pm

Have you ever though of becoming a monk or nun? - if yes this is the event to attend. Hear perosnal testimonies of those who have or who are making that journey.


To book a place email



FOOD FESTIVAL - September 21st / 22nd


We are again pleased to be an official supporter of the Food Festival.  We will again host a larger number of the stalls in our courtyards and Master classes in the Priory Centre. More Details.

 In the church that weekend will be:

*An exhibition of Jez’s paintings(and hopefully prints of them for sale)

*Abergavenny Parable exhibition

* Replica of Turin Shroud on display

On the Vicarage Lawn on Saturday there will be

- Traditional Cream Teas

- Cakes and other sweets to take away, baked Syrian Refugees 




An Audience with Gerald Davies

In our lates series of An Audience with…” we welcome former Lions player and Manager Gerald Davies to the Priory Centre at 7pm on October 3rd. 

 What better way can there be to celebrate the Rugby World Cup in Japan this Autumn than to spend an evening with him at the Priory!

More details 





Visit of MU World Wide President & Installation of New Diocesan President

We are pleased to host the Mothers Union World wide President, Sheran Harper on her visit to the Diocesa of Monmouth on September 4th.

During the visit at a Holy Eucharist Presided over by the Archbishop of Wales, she will Install the new MU Diocesan President and the new MU Diocesan Team. 


Please note this is a ticket only event

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