Take a ghost walk in the Garden

Take a ghost walk in the Garden

That’s the spirit! Take a tour round the ghostly hotspots in the National Botanic Garden of Wales this half term. On Monday October 26, join Nick Brunger of the Spooky Magic Company for an after-dark walk to the places where there have been reports of ghostly activity. Are you interested? Feeling brave? There is a […]

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Extra time to enjoy the autumn colours

Extra time to enjoy the autumn colours

Fans of autumn colour will have extra time to enjoy the seasonal shades at the National Botanic Garden of Wales because the Carmarthenshire attraction is keeping to its ‘summer’ opening hours all through October. The Garden, which usually switches to winter hours on October 1st, will now be open until 6pm for the whole of […]

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Packed programme for special fungi day

Packed programme for special fungi day

The fourth annual Wales Fungus Day at the National Botanic Garden is promising to be the biggest and best yet. Taking place on Sunday October 11, it promises a mix of the scientific and the artistic with plenty of fun and games too. It will be of interest to all ages and abilities, however much or […]

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Join the ukulele orchestra for a day

Join the ukulele orchestra for a day

Uke can do it! The brilliant Stroud Ukulele Orchestra are back at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday October 10 – and are offering you the chance to try your hand at this most trendy of instruments. They were such a big hit with Garden visitors last year that they have been invited […]

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Conkers and pumpkin fun and games for half-term

Conkers and pumpkin fun and games for half-term

Bonkers for conkers It’s FREE entry for the under-16s this half-term at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, where they are going bonkers over conkers. The Great Carmarthenshire Conker Contest takes centre stage in the half-term break (Oct 24-Nov 1) and this old chestnut of an autumn event is all set to be a cracking […]

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Occasional Brass Ensemble rounds off music month

Occasional Brass Ensemble rounds off music month

The final act in the month-long series of ‘World Music’ Sundays takes place next Sunday (September 27) at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Ffestiva! is the name of the festival that celebrates world music and dance created and performed by artists in Wales, and it has been another big success. This year it was […]

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Members: bring a friend for FREE

Members: bring a friend for FREE

Remember, remember: all of September is ‘Members: bring a friend, FREE of charge’ month at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. All month long, your membership card will act as if it has a “plus one” facility attached to it – every single day of September. That includes: Orchid Festival (the 5th and 6th); World […]

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Mouth-watering music for a month of Sundays . . .

Mouth-watering music for a month of Sundays . . .

Ffestiva! the festival that celebrates world music and dance created and performed by artists in Wales, is back! This year it will be spread over ‘a month of Sundays’ on every Sunday in September, with performances around the National Botanic Garden of Wales, all starting around 12 noon. The musical month starts off in style […]

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Music and chrysanthemums

Music and chrysanthemums

Ffestiva! – the festival celebrating world music and dance created and performed by artists in Wales, continues this weekend! This year, it takes place over ‘a month of Sundays’ through September, with performances around the National Botanic Garden of Wales, all starting at 12 noon. This Sunday, September 13, The Klatsh are here to entertain […]

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Meat is on the menu at Garden's Food Fair

Meat is on the menu at Garden’s Food Fair

There’s a fabulous Food Fair next weekend (Sep 19-20) at the National Botanic Garden of Wales with the Garden’s home-produced meat taking pride of place on the menu of mouth-watering offers. There will be Welsh Black beef, fresh lamb and mutton for sale from the Botanic Garden stall, all of which has been reared on the […]

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