Crickhowell Literary Festival is hosted by 12 venues, all within walking distance of the town centre. Our aim is to provide quality events in small venues which will lend intimacy and encourage audience participation.
VENUE 1: BOOK-ISH
23, High Street, Crickhowell
Crickhowells independent bookshop and sponsor of Crickhowell Literary Festival. Book-ish is the official bookseller of the Crickhowell Literary Festival and will be attending all events throughout.
For further information visit: www.book-ish.co.uk
VENUE 2: THE DRAGON INN
47, High Street, Crickhowell
The historic, family owned Dragon Inn is also a sponsor of Crickhowell Literary Festival. Events will be hosted in the function room and in a specially erected marquee in the rear garden overlooking Crickhowell Castle.
For more information on food, accommodation and access visit: www.dragoninncrickhowell.com
VENUE 3: THE BEAR
High Street, Crickhowell
A hotel famous far and wide for its welcoming atmosphere, historic character, convivial surroundings and good food.
For further information visit: www.bearhotel.co.uk
VENUE 5: CRICKHOWELL LIBRARY
Silver Street, Crickhowell
Crickhowell’s library is fully supportive of the Literary Festival and will be hosting several events over the week. We urge all local residents to become a member and help keep our library open.
VENUE 7: CRICKHOWELL EVANGELICAL CHURCH
Silver Street, Crickhowell
A little hidden away on Silver Street, through the gates directly behind number 18. Fully accessible
For more information visit: www.crickhowellchurch.com
VENUE 9: THE BRITANNIA INN
20, High Street, Crickhowell
Right at the heart of the High Street, The family run Britannia Inn offers something for everyone. Family friendly and fully accessible.
For more information visit: www.britanniainncrickhowell.co.uk/
VENUE 11: UPPER HOUSE ANNEXE
The Courtyard, Standard Street
Upper House Annexe is situated next to the newly restored Upper House in The Courtyard.
VENUE 4: CLARENCE HALL
Beaufort Street, Crickhowell
A traditional auditorium with striking Victorian wood panelled ceiling and balcony. Fully accessable. Bar available.
VENUE 6: CRICKHOWELL PARISH HALL
Church Lane, Crickhowell
Crickhowell Parish Hall is a community building located in Church Lane adjacent to St Edmund’s Church. Fully accessible.
VENUE 8: DEBS KITCHEN, THE COURTYARD
The Courtyard, Standard Street, Crickhowell
Tucked away in this historic courtyard is Debs kitchen, an event venue and a place to relax over delicious home-made fayre throughout the festival week. Fully Accessable (uneven cobbled courtyard to entrance)
VENUE 10: CRiC
The Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre
2, Beaufort Street, Crickhowell
Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre – CRiC – open 7 days per week providing information for visitors and residents. Fully accessible.
For further information visit www.visitcrickhowell.co.uk/contact-cric/
VENUE 12: ARTS ALIVE WALES
The Old School, Brecon Road
Arts Alive Wales is an educational arts charity based in Crickhowell. Fully Acessible.
For more information visit: www.artsalivewales.org.uk