Current Position(s)


The Melville Centre for the Arts is a Community Interest Company based in Pen y Pound Abergavenny and is currently working towards a Community Asset Transfer of the building and site of the former King Henry VIII Grammar School.

All Directors are volunteers, but this does not mean that we do not have ambitious plans, and we are looking to recruit new Directors to join our Board help us deliver our vision for the future.

We are currently keen to recruit directors with specific experience in –

Running major building projects and

Recruiting and training volunteers 

However if you feel that you have the experience to help us develop our offering please don’t hesitate to make contact  

We are looking for individuals who have significant experience and expertise in key areas. Your experience will be supported by your drive, commitment, and passion to help create an environment where our community can thrive, participate in the arts, culture, and help to create the heritage of
the future.

If you believe that you have the skills to be able to help us, we look forward to hearing from you. For an informal discussion please contact Peter Evans current chair

Final applications are requested in the form of letter outlining how you believe that your experience matches our requirements set out in the Role Description together with a CV.

Closing date for applications 

Applications can be submitted by emailing or by post to The Melville Centre for the Arts, 3 – 5 Pen y Pound, Abergavenny NP7 5UD.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Download the complete  Director Recruitment Pack



Once a Catholic

May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Play Group are delighted to present this hysterical 

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Applications can be submitted by emailing or by post to The Melville Centre for the Arts, 3 – 5 Pen y Pound, Abergavenny NP7 5UD.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Download the complete Finance Director Recruitment Pack



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