News from The Comm

  • 01 January 2019
  • Ceri Brown

Community Centre has a number of regular weekly and monthly activities catering for a wide variety of interests.

Monday mornings from 9.30 to 11.00 it’s time for Yoga classes – contact Kat on 07968-819123 for more.
On Monday evenings there’s a chance to learn Entry level Welsh language.  For details about enrolment see Tuesday listing below.

Tuesday mornings there is the weekly café from 10.00am to 12.15pm. Tea, coffee and various Radnor Hills soft drinks are on sale, together with some of the excellent cakes produced by Lou’s Baked Treats, a Community Market favourite.   There are often pop-up demonstrations and presentations to entertain café goers, while representatives from various agencies, charities, the job centre plus the police…  are often on hand to chat to.  Library users can settle down with a new book and a cuppa or meet for a chat with friends.

Tuesday mornings also offer confidential housing-related support from Powys Supporting People.  Just turn up and our staff will be happy to direct you for this service. We are also happy to report that Credu will be on hand most Tuesdays for support and advice.  Line dancing has returned so please turn up and speak to Isabel the instructor.

From September Tuesday will once more be the day for Welsh lessons run by Aberystwyth University, with morning and afternoon sessions. Phone 0800 876 6975 or 01970 622236 or email

From January 2020 Tuesday evenings Zumba will be starting 6.30pm lessons £5 ​

Wednesdays in term time have stay-and-play sessions from 10am to noon in the main hall.  We welcome ages 0-4.

Wednesday evening is time for the Army Cadets to take over in the Reynolds Room and the backstage meeting room.

Thursday morning the district nurses hold their weekly “Leg Club”, offering no-appointments treatment for all leg problems.
Lara clough is once again teaching, this time poetry classes from 2.15pm
On Thursday evening Kat Holwill is teaching Yoga in the Reynolds Room.
Also Thursday evening – and again on Saturday morning – it’s time for karate in the hall with the Samurai Red Dragon group.  For more info go to

Friday morning we have Nina Walmsley with Strength Balance and Flex from 10.30am in the Reynolds room.
Friday afternoon sees the Mind Friday group (Knighton) at the centre enjoying their meetings from 1pm.
​Friday night twice a month, also the 2nd and 4th Fridays, we have Flicks-in-the-Sticks screenings.  Follow this link to the Arts Alive website to read about this season’s films.

Twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays, we have the Knighton Community Market between 9.30am and 12.30pm, with over 30 stalls of locally produced food and crafts.

Once a month, on the 2nd Tuesday, there’s a Hearing Aid Clinic between 10.30 and 12.30 in the Reynolds Room.

Of course, for 5 days a week Knighton Library is also a lively area of the Community Centre, with a range of activities for children and adults.  For more info go to


Library opening hours

  • Monday – Closed
  • Tuesday – 10am – 12.30pm / 2pm – 5pm
  • Wednesday – 10am – 12.30pm
  • Thursday – 10am – 12.30pm / 3pm – 6pm
  • Friday – 2pm – 5pm
  • Saturday – 10am – 12.30pm



The Centre seen from Bryn-y-Castell castle mound, with town in background
The Centre seen from Bryn-y-Castell castle mound, with town in background
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