Feathered Friends

Feathered Friends

Although I do like the snow by the time it went I was fed up with it.  When we went to the National Botanic Garden of Wales this week it was blowing a gale and sheets of rain were blowing across the Garden and soaking anyone who was unfortunate enough to be out in it.  […]

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Winter wonder

Winter wonder

Lowri Evans Celtic Women Winter Concert Series Sunday February 3, 2013 1pm, National Botanic Garden of Wales Described as ‘a major talent in any language’, singer-songwriter Lowri Evans is one of Wales’s best kept secret. This is surely set to change in 2013 with the announcement that accordion player Andy Cutting and renowned acoustic and […]

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The Dragon Tree

The Dragon Tree

Kindly funded by an Individual Mainline Grant from The Arts Council of Wales, Award Winning Singer/ Song Writer & Author Cheryl Beer has been released from her usual role as a freelance community based Creative Director for 12 months, thus enabling her to tour the West Wales Coastline inventing  a new ‘story for the folk’ […]

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27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012

The Garden’s pioneering work on Barcode Wales makes it into Buzzfeeds list of the world’s scientific breakthroughs of 2012.

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Top Quality Food on the Menu

Top Quality Food on the Menu

Local producers are the stars of the show at the National Botanic Garden of Wales January Food Fair. They will be laying on an absolute feast for visitors on Saturday and Sunday January 26-27 with tempting treats to suit all tastes. For meat-eaters, there is longhorn beef, wild boar, mutton, pork and squirrel; with beetroot […]

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 Good with wood

Good with wood

Toy-makers, wood-turners and lovespoon-carvers are taking over the Great Glasshouse and Marquee for a weekend of demonstrations and displays at the National Botanic Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire. The Garden’s Woodcraft Weekend takes place next Saturday and Sunday, January 19-20 – and admission is just £2 for adults and free for kids. Organiser (and exhibitor) […]

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S4C’s Dudley: Pryd o Ser features the Garden

The Garden features as a beautiful backdrop on S4C’s new series Dudley: Pryd o Ser. In this new series, chef Dudley Newbery will be guiding Welsh stars on a gastronomic journey that offers twists at every turn. How will they cope? The budding chefs in this series are Robert Croft, Sarra Elgan, Rhun ap Iorwerth, […]

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Classic line-up for fair

Classic line-up for fair

The January Antiques Fair at the National Botanic Garden of Wales is getting bigger and better. Organised by Derwen Fairs, this year’s event – on Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13 – takes place in the Great Glasshouse and the regency-era Principality House. Last year’s fair broke all records at the Garden with more […]

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