Poetry Upstairs – at The Melville


Welcome to Poetry Upstairs at The Melville on: TUESDAY 19th JULY  at 7pm until 9pm Doors open at 6:40pm  Entry £5 (cash on the door please, cards preferred for the bar)   Please contact us to register your place (you must book in advance), then pay on the door as usual. To register, email info@melvillecentre.org.uk and send your full name/s and telephone contact numbers, or call Emma on 01873 853167 We regret we may not be able to admit anyone who has not registered beforehand, as we need to know numbers ahead of the evening; please call ahead to check availability.   Three [...]

Poetry Upstairs – at The Melville2022-07-01T15:01:49+01:00

Comedy Night


Comedy Night at The Melville Centre! Organised by The Big Skill cic, we are delighted to be able to host this comedy night in our Theatre... To book tickets (£5 or £2 concessions) please click the booking link Our MC for this evening of comedy, is Welsh-born performer Sarah Bridgeman  -  a seasoned comic who has been writing and performing all over the UK since 2008. Always a hit with audiences, her friendly, instantly likeable persona, makes her an ideal MC or opener. Her credits include appearances on BBC Radio Wales and as a finalist in the Welsh Unsigned Standup Awards. [...]

Comedy Night2022-06-17T10:58:20+01:00

Art Exhibition: : “In the Lines”, Julia Davenne


Julia grew up in Llantrisant, near Cardiff, and now has returned to South Wales - Abergavenny, after many years away in London and Norway.  She studied a B.A. degree at St Martins School of Art, and a postgraduate diploma at Royal Academy of Arts, Schools, London where she concentrated on composition.  After returning from living in Norway, Julia taught at Chelsea School of Art for 12 years before re-locating to the Brecon Beacons.   -----------------------------------   Living on the edge of the Brecon Beacons is to be on the doorstep of dramatic, wild and sometimes remote nature and the inspiration for [...]

Art Exhibition: : “In the Lines”, Julia Davenne2022-05-26T12:11:26+01:00

The Abergavenny Arts Festival


We love the Abergavenny Arts Festival, it's always so varied and vibrant! It is also featured in The Big Skill Crafts & Arts trail as a pop-up venue, which we at The Melville Centre are taking part in, which means more collaboration and more fun for everyone visiting Abergavenny on 18th June! Please see the link to the AAF website below - you can also pick up a flyer when you drop in to see us on the 18th June - our café will be open and we have lots of activities and demonstrations for you to see as well... https://abergavennyartsfestival.com/ 

The Abergavenny Arts Festival2022-06-17T11:04:40+01:00

Bass12 – New Orleans come to town (Black Mountain Jazz)


LIVE JAZZ NEW ORLEANS STYLE... PURE ENERGY and FUN. A visit by the Bass12 brass band will take BMJ back to basic good-time jazz in highlighting the early days of the music, when the streets and clubs of New Orleans marched and danced and jumped to raw, brassy sounds. Bass12 hails from Cardiff and performs a mixture of New Orleans street grooves and upbeat covers, featuring lots of improvisation. The band is made up of graduates of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Cardiff University who now perform and teach across the UK. As well as performing, the [...]

Bass12 – New Orleans come to town (Black Mountain Jazz)2022-05-23T18:05:36+01:00

Are you looking for a new challenge?


      MELVILLE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS Looking for a new challenge? We are looking for individuals with specific skills sets to join us as directors! The Melville Centre for the Arts is a Community Interest Company, based in Pen y Pound, Abergavenny; we are currently working towards a Community Asset Transfer of the buildings and site of the former King Henry VIII Grammar School. All our directors are volunteers; we have ambitious plans, and we are recruiting 6 new directors to join our Board of four directors to help us deliver our vision for the future. We are looking [...]

Are you looking for a new challenge?2022-02-14T14:09:02+00:00
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