Good day, neighbour

Good day, neighbour

The National Botanic Garden of Wales has declared Friday September 12, 2014, to be “Meet the Neighbours day”, which means free entry for anyone able to prove they live in the SA31 postcode area. This special ‘Postcode Day’ initiative includes key talks by Garden staff and behind-the-scenes tours. Head of Marketing, David Hardy said: “We’ve […]

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OMG! It's a classic

OMG! It’s a classic

Modern and classic cars will be the centre of attention when members of the Swansea MG Enthusiast Club stop off at the National Botanic Garden on their Brecon Beacons Car Run on Sunday September 28th. Organiser Carol Hutson reckons there could be around 50 cars taking part – and more than that if the weather […]

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Family fun - all summer long

Family fun – all summer long

There are fun family activities every day – all summer long at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. If you are a bit of a nature detective and enjoy a good Bug Hunt or if you like dressing up and making lotions, potions, arts and crafts, the Botanic Garden is the place for you this […]

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Wooden it be nice

Wooden it be nice

Feel good about wood? Then the Wales Tree Festival (Aug 16-17) is an event not to miss. Everything from a quiet stroll and a talk on dormice, to the noisy, diesel against-the-grain clang of a chainsaw carver – that’s what in store at the National Botanic Garden next weekend. Organiser and interpretation office at the […]

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Rugby legend’s World Cup tips for Garden girl

Rugby legend’s World Cup tips for Garden girl

National Botanic Garden scientist Jenny Hawkins is busy researching ways of fighting hospital superbugs armed only with the healing properties of honey. Next week, the West Wales farmer’s daughter breaks away from her studies to line up again the biggest and best rugby players on the planet in the IRB Women’s World Cup. For this […]

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Bank Holiday fun

Bank Holiday fun

Music, magic and balloon-modelling take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this August Bank Holiday weekend. Add to that the world-famous Quack Pack and you have a line-up that offers something for everyone. The Garden’s special bank holiday musical guests of note are are: Fiddlebox – the local fiddle-and-squeezebox folk duo – […]

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Meet a Meerkat

Meet a Meerkat

– at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, August 28-29 The meerkats are back – along with tarantulas, snakes, a skunk, a porcupine and a parrot in this fun-for-all-the-family show by Tropical Inc. Get up close and personal with a variety of exotic animals. Shows are at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm, both days (Aug […]

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Feast of fun at Tapas Weekend

Feast of fun at Tapas Weekend

There’s an Estupendo couple of days in store at the National Botanic Garden when Tapas Weekend brings a taste of Spain to Carmarthenshire on Saturday August 30 and Sunday August 31. Fabulous flavours will abound with a special ‘Tapas’ menu in the Garden’s restaurant, stalls selling sangria, Estrella, cured ham, chorizo and churros, and cookery […]

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Summer Craft Fair

Craft Fair is a gift Would you like to own a genuine piece of Welsh-made hand-crafted treasure?  Then beat a path to the National Botanic Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire on Saturday and Sunday August 2-3 for the Summer Craft Fair. In the stunning surrounds of the Great Glasshouse, you’ll find a rich variety of […]

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Natural setting for Natural Living Expo

Natural setting for Natural Living Expo

Natural Living bring their amazing expo to the National Botanic Garden of Wales for their new summer event on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 July. Explore more than 50 stands, many of which will be offering products for you and try and buy. Experience the beautiful Garden and fantastic grounds, not to mention the range […]

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