International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition in the Stables Art Gallery and Seasons Restaurant. Have a look at some of the stunning images here. We’re also running photography courses linked to the exhibition.
From 18th |June – September. Inspirational Horticulturists – Rooted in Wales.
An exhibition in the Apothecary’s Hall
which is a snapshot of horticulturists and garden-makers, past and present, rooted in Wales, whose work is seen as making a significant contribution towards garden-making within the UK and beyond.
Friday, June 21st: Members/Volunteers coffee morning and talk – Theatre Botanica – Janet Radford at 11.30am
Saturday June 22: Midsummer Concert, Symphonica Tywi, Great Glasshouse (rehearsing from 1pm-3pm, playing from 7.30ish until dusk) – then join us afterwards for the annual Bat count.Tickets £10 (includes admission to the Garden) £8.50 for members
Saturday and Sunday June 22-23: Meet A Meerkat in the Marquee. Performances are at 11am, 12.30, 2 and 3.30pm
Friday June 28th 11am: Tree Medicine – a talk, followed by a tree walk by the West Wales Herb Group. Part of Herbal Medicine Awareness Week.
Saturday and Sunday June 29-30 at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm. You Should Ask Wallace, a 50 minute one-man show by Theatr na nÓg set in the Garden’s wonderfully atmospheric Wallace Garden.
Sunday June 30: Merlin Bike Ride
Saturday Sunday July 6-7 – Black Mountain Falconry. 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 chance for visitors to take up the gauntlet and try their hand at falconry themselves.
Saturday July 13 – International Day of Dance
Sunday July 14th – Wales Wildflower Day. Come to an orchid-rich hay meadow and join artists, craftmakers and plant experts in being inspired by Welsh wild flowers. Includes guided walks, poetry, herbalism, family activities, talks on arctic-alpines and the opening of a new display of plants from Snowdonia’s Cwm Idwal.
Monday, July 15 – Sunday, July 21 – British Woodcarvers Association. Exhibition of woodcarving in the Great Glasshouse
Friday, July 19th: Members/Volunteers coffee morning and talk – Theatr Botanica – Chris Squire at 11.30am
Sunday July 21: Ffestiva! World music day 11.30am to 5.30pm on the Great Glasshouse stage, Performance Stage or in the Marquee if wet.
Saturday-Sunday July 27-28 – Hands-on Harps weekend with Shelley Fairplay
Saturday August 3-Sunday August 4: Summer Craft Fair in the Great Glasshouse. Handcrafted and individual crafts including jewellry, ceramics, handmade soap, engarved glass and more.
Sunday August 4 – Peter Rabbit, Quantum Theatre
August 5-9 Monday-Friday Garden Olympics
Saturday-Sunday August 10-11: Black Mountain Falconry
Sunday, August 11: Return visit to Kenfig NNR lead by Michael Clark to see rare Epipactis species. Numbers restricted. Please contact: email@example.com or Tel: 01558 668492.
August 12-16 Monday-Friday Garden Olympics
Sat-Sun Aug 17-18: Welsh Tree Festival - guided walks to notable trees, woodturning, music, axemaking, tree trail, tree conservation… and more.
Saturday August 24-Monday August 26 – August Bank Holiday Weekend
Wednesday and Thursday Aug 28-29: – Meet A Meerkat – in the Marquee
Saturday and Sunday August 31st – September 1st 2013 – Welsh Orchid Festival (Marquee). Full details of Festival Talks and Participants now on our website: www.orchidstudygroup.org.uk.
October 5-6: Antiques Fair – the biggest collection of antiques stalls ever in Carmarthenshire + half price entry
Sunday October 13: Wales Fungus Day (part of UK Fungus Day). Guided tours of fairy rings, waxcaps and tree rotting fungi; fungi craft demonstrations, poetry, fungal food, exhibition and more.
October 19-20: Apple Weekend