Birds of prey put on a show

Birds of prey put on a show

Pembrokeshire Falconry are back at the National Botanic Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire tomorrow and Wednesday (August 25-26) promising two days of stunning flying displays. Harris hawks, red-tailed buzzards and an eagle owl will take to the air as part of two daily set-piece shows, at 12 noon and 2pm, and there will be a […]

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Birds of prey back for Bank Holiday

Birds of prey back for Bank Holiday

There is a veritable bonanza of family fun and games this bank holiday weekend at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. The upcoming three-day holiday weekend will feature the Garden’s familiar formula of music, magic, balloon modelling, birds of prey and the world-famous Quack Pack. Plus the Garden looking its very best in its high […]

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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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Garden seeks stars of the future

Garden seeks stars of the future

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is launching an apprentice scheme for young gardeners of the future. The new scheme, announced in May, was described by Curator Simon Goodenough as “an inspiring innovation for the Garden and for horticulture in Wales”. Recruitment will begin shortly with the first placements starting in September 2015. The scheme is […]

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Wales Watercolour Challenge

Wales Watercolour Challenge

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is launching its own Watercolour Challenge this summer. It is 200 years ago that Thomas Hornor was commissioned by Sir William Paxton, of Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire, to catalogue the full majesty of “one of the finest water parks in Britain” – on the site where the Botanic Garden […]

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