Hobbies Weekend at the Botanic Garden

Hobbies Weekend at the Botanic Garden

There’ll be hobbies and handicrafts of all kinds at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on 23-25 May. With displays of dolls’ houses by West Glamorgan Dolls’ House Society, jewellery demonstrations by Maggie C Jones, Dinefwr Photographic Society, British Woodcarvers’ Association, patchwork, quilting, lacemaking and more, there’ll be something for all the family. There’ll be […]

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Falconry Days at the Garden

Falconry Days at the Garden

After the Bank Holiday hubbub it will be time to keep watching the skies and enjoy the ‘Birds of Prey’ display by Pembrokeshire Falconry. On Tuesday and Wednesday (May 26-27), there will be two flying displays – at 11.30am and 2pm – and there will be an all-day display featuring the likes of kites, hawks, […]

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Walk on the wild side at Forage Festival

Walk on the wild side at Forage Festival

There is little more rewarding than exploring the countryside and finding food growing wild that you can take home and use in your cooking. The natural world has so much to offer in the way of culinary delights and the National Botanic Garden of Wales’ fun weekend will allow you to explore your wild side. […]

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Special party treat for Garden members

Special party treat for Garden members

Calling all members! A host of activities are planned at the National Botanic Garden of Wales for you this Members’ Day. Some of the highlights of the event, which takes place on Friday May 15, include the grand unveiling of a new bronze bust in the Wallace Garden to commemorate the life and works of […]

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Scary Mari and the ancient art of dowsing . . .

Scary Mari and the ancient art of dowsing . . .

Mari Lwyd, music, magic, dowsing and dancing take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this May Day Bank Holiday weekend. On Saturday May 2, the musical entertainment is provided by Côr Merched Tybie and the Tenovus Cancer Care Choir. We will be celebrating International Dowsing Day on the Sunday (May 3) with […]

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Glittering prize for Simon

National Botanic Garden of Wales Curator Simon Goodenough has been awarded the RHS Associateship of Honour. This highly-prestigious award, established in 1930, is made by the Royal Horticultural Society only to people of British Nationality who have rendered distinguished service to the practice of horticulture either as employers or employees during their career. The number […]

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Take a woodland walk with us

Take a woodland walk with us

Spring has really sprung and now is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the woodlands, wildlife and wildflowers near where you live. So why not join the National Botanic Garden of Wales’ nature expert Deborah Sazer on our Woodland Walk Weekend (April 25-26) when she will be examining the A,B,C of wild flowers: […]

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Special cars make for a classic weekend

Special cars make for a classic weekend

Classic car fans are in for a treat with a weekend of special events at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. On Saturday April 25, International Motor Sports are holding a classic car touring event around Carmarthenshire and will be calling in at the Garden – after a trip to Pembrey race circuit. More than […]

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Vintage weekend in store

Vintage weekend in store

Welsh pottery, paintings and textiles take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden’s Big Easter Antiques Weekend (April 11 & 12). The Garden provides a stunning and iconic setting for this popular event featuring more than 50 stands, all undercover inside various venues around the attraction. There will be a huge range of stalls in […]

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World premiere of folk duo's new release

World premiere of folk duo’s new release

On Saturday April 18, Welsh duo Fiddlebox (Helen Adam and George Whitfield) will premiere their new album titled Eastern Honeymoon at the Great Glasshouse in the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire. For the first time ever, Welsh dancing tunes are merged with Klezmer harmonies, the traditional music of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. […]

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