Village Christmas Dinner

Carpenters Arms Coed Y Paen

The Annual Village Christmas Dinner in The Carpenters Arms?is always a great evening. ?Matt and the staff will undoubtedly put on a grand spread once again and we hope we can?repeat previous years when up to 50 villagers have taken part. ?Sign up in the Carps to reserve your place - we will ask you […]

Community Carol Service

Christchurch Coed Y Paen

The traditional village Christmas Eve Carol Service will be at 6.30 on 24 December as usual.  This promises to be as enjoyable an event as ever - do join your neighbours to see the church decorated for Christmas and join in the carols, and maybe even adjourn for a drink in the Carpenters Arms afterwards!  

Residents Association AGM

Carpenters Arms Coed Y Paen

Its the time of year to elect a committee and have your say about what the committee is - or is not - doing right for the village.  You can shape the future by coming along and telling us what you would like to happen.

Poems & Pints / Wine & Words

Carpenters Arms Coed Y Paen

Bring along your favourite poems, prose, newspaper cuttings, shaggy dog stories or whatever and read them for others to enjoy - or just listen in. ?This is not an erudite gathering, though hearing Gerald recite Dylan Thomas is rather special and John Samuel's 'Bloody Blaenavon' always gets a laugh, so just come along and join […]

Mothering Sunday Service

Christchurch Coed Y Paen

Everyone welcome!  Bring your mothers, children and grandchildren!

Crime Prevention at Home

Carpenters Arms Coed Y Paen

An interactive talk from Community Support Officers Stephen Cowles and Chris Watkins - including (credit card) scams and rogue traders.

Easter Day Service

Christchurch Coed Y Paen

Easter Day Holy Eucharist

Village BBQ

The Annual Village Barbecue will again be in the garden of Pictor (Sue & Graham Rogers), starting around 1pm and finishing when the last people go home!  Donations in aid of Christchurch, Coed-y-Paen will be welcome.  Barbecued meat, all locally sourced, will be on offer, but please bring a salad and/or raffle prize - and […]

The Llangybi Murders – talk by Goff Brangham

Carpenters Arms Coed Y Paen

It's 2 years, almost to the day, since Goff Brangham came to recount his 'Tale of Two Villages' (Cwmbran and Pontnewydd) and his talk was so well received that we've invited him back to tell us about 'The Llangybi Murders'.  Goff is a fount of knowledge about our local history and a great storyteller to […]

Village Christmas Dinner

Carpenters Arms Coed Y Paen

The Annual Christmas Dinner in The Carpenters Arms is always a great evening and Matt and his team are sure to put on a great meal.  Sign up in the Carps to reserve your place and we will ask you to select from the menu nearer the date.