Campfire adventure for half-term

Campfire adventure for half-term

Making popcorn over a campfire is just one of the fun family activities at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this February half-term – when children go FREE. Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson’s creation ‘Stickman’ will be a special feature of the holiday fun and games and storytelling. Giant Jenga and draughts, making walking sticks and […]

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Early Signs of Spring!

Jan 2016: What a difference this year! Frosts this winter have been very few and far between. Indeed there has only been one serious frost, Jan 20th in the whole of the winter so far. November and December were very warm and January has continued the trend whilst not being so exceptional. The downside to […]

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Ghostly walks around the Garden

Ghostly walks around the Garden

That’s the spirit! Take a tour round the ghostly hotspots in the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday February 20. Join Nick Brunger, of the Spooky Magic Company, for an after-dark exploration of the places where there have been reports of ghostly activity. Are you interested? Feeling brave? There is a choice of two […]

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Star gazers focus on the moon

Star gazers focus on the moon

Swansea Astronomical Society are hosting the latest National Botanic Garden of Wales stargazing event on Saturday February 20, 6pm-9pm. All the action, including a talk, takes place in and around the Great Glasshouse and, given clear skies, you could see our nearest galaxy, Andromeda and see and hear a talk on the subject of ‘Our […]

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Seedy Sunday event is taking root

Seedy Sunday event is taking root

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is holding a community seed swap event on Sunday February 21. ‘Seedy Sunday’ is aimed at bringing together seed savers, herb and home-grown veg enthusiasts, local gardening, allotment and community groups as well as organisations campaigning for sustainable food production and biodiversity. Head of Marketing at the Garden, David […]

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