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.






Holywell Community:Feast of Blessed Virgin Mary & Welcome of new Visitor


The new Community Year starts with a Service for the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 11th at 3.30pm. The Archbishop of Wales will Celebrate and the Preacher will be the former Abbot of Mucknell, Rt Revd Br Stuart OSB.


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.





Summer in the Courtyard & Priory Sessions - July 27th.

Our next quartely event for Made in Monmouthshire's craft stalls is on Saturday, July 27th. The event includes food and live muisc.


That evening our latest Priory Sessions will be taking palce in the Priory Centre. It will feature the band Space.




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 

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