Smashing pumpkins

Smashing pumpkins

It’s FREE entry for the under-16s this half-term at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, and it’s all about pumpkins. <p align=”none”></p> Following on from the Great Carmarthenshire Conker Contest earlier in the week, pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and autumnal crafts take centre stage in the second half of half-term. All the family activities are […]

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A time to share . . .

A time to share . . .

Remember, remember: all of September is ‘Members: bring a friend, FREE of charge’ month at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. All month long, the Garden membership card will act as if it has a “plus one” facility attached to it – every single day of September. That includes the Orchid Festival (Sep 6-7), the […]

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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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Plants inspire patchwork show

Plants inspire patchwork show

Life, love, remembrance, food and medicine are just some of the themes of a new exhibition at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. The UK-wide Patchwork Meadow Project, described as ‘a Bayeux Tapestry for our times’, celebrates Britain’s extraordinary wealth of wildflowers through the medium of handicraft. The Patchwork Meadow is the brainchild of the […]

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Top quality food on the menu

Top quality food on the menu

Local producers are the stars of the National Botanic Garden of Wales January Food Fair (January 25-26), and they are laying on a feast with an international flavour. Rubbing shoulders with the sellers of burritos, baklava, tapas, Turkish delight, Belgian chocolate and chorizo will be specialists in laverbread, Welsh cakes, local honey, Cothi Valley cheese, […]

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A time to share

A time to share

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 the Sunday of Orchid Festival (the 1st), […]

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Good day, neighbour

Good day, neighbour

The National Botanic Garden of Wales has declared Friday September 6, 2013, to be “Meet the Neighbours day”, which means free entry for anyone able to prove they live in the SA14 and SA15 postcode areas. The special postcode initiative includes key talks by Garden staff, behind-the-scenes tours and entertainment. Head of Marketing, David Hardy […]

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On track for Fathers’ Day fun

On track for Fathers’ Day fun

There’s fabulous F1 Fathers’ Day fun to be had at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Dads are allowed in FREE of charge on Sunday June 16th to celebrate their special day and also have a chance to make their own F1 racing car and then race it on a special track, which will be […]

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