August Bank Holiday weekend – (Aug 29-31)

Featuring, on the Saturday, the world-famous Quack Pack and the Waterwheel Choir. Sunday stars Jugglestruck, Quack Pack and Cor Caerfyrddin; while, on Bank Holiday Monday, Jugglestruck and Pembrokeshire Falconry take centre stage

Tuesday September 1 - Great Glasshouse Guided Tour

Come along for a FREE tour of the Great Glasshouse with our volunteer guide, Derek Caldwell. Tours are at 11am, 12.30 and 2pm

Saturday and Sunday September 5-6 – Orchid Festival

This is a weekend packed full of talks and displays on orchids run by the Orchid Study Group. This year, the group are delighted to welcome back Burnham Nurseries, many-times Chelsea Gold Medal winners and their Patron, Tom Hart Dyke, who will be giving talks on the Saturday and selling his books. Here’s the 2015 Orchid Festival Programme of Talks and 2015 Orchid Festival Participants.

Sunday September 6 – A World Music ‘Month of Sundays’

Samba Galetz: the samba band treat us to a parade, performance and workshop

Tuesday September 8 – Great Glasshouse Guided Tour

Come along for a FREE tour of the Great Glasshouse with our volunteer guide, Derek Caldwell. Tours are at 11am, 12.30 and 2pm

Saturday and Sunday September 12-13 – Chrysanthemum Show

Chrysanthemum’s the word for this special show of blooms.

Sunday September 13 – A World Music ‘Month of Sundays’

The Klatsh: playing Klezmer-Jewish music and dancing (for anyone who likes circle and/or folk dancing)

Tuesday September 15 - Great Glasshouse Guided Tour

Come along for a FREE tour of the Great Glasshouse with our volunteer guide, Derek Caldwell. Tours are at 11am, 12.30 and 2pm

Saturday September 19 – SA4 Day

FREE entry for everyone living in the postcode area of SA4 – bring proof! A day of music, walks, talks, tours and a local producer Food Fair. And you will get to try and buy our Botanic Garden reared beef, lamb and mutton. The Garden’s meat is alsdo available in a ‘box scheme’. Email meat@gardenofwales.org.uk for details

Saturday and Sunday September 19-20

Local producer Food Fair – the best locally-produced food and drink around. In the stunning setting of the Great Glasshouse

Saturday and Sunday September 19-20 – West Wales Koi Keepers’ Show

Sunday September 20 - A World Music ‘Month of Sundays’

Wales’ premier professional Indian Dance company – India Dance Wales – will enchant you with their display of Indian Classical dance.

Tuesday September 22 - Great Glasshouse Guided Tour

Come along for a FREE tour of the Great Glasshouse with our volunteer guide, Derek Caldwell. Tours are at 11am, 12.30 and 2pm

Friday September 25 – Over-50s Day

A fab day of talks, special guests, tours , fun and games

Sunday September 27 - A World Music ‘Month of Sundays’

Bringing the sound of a New Orleans Mardi Gras to West Wales, the Occasional Brass Ensemble’s skilled brass players will also bring a taste of jazz and swing to the Garden.

Sunday September 27 – The Brecon Beacons Run

Classic MG cars visit the Garden as part of their annual rally

Tuesday September 29 – Great Glasshouse Guided Tour

Come along for a FREE tour of the Great Glasshouse with our volunteer guide, Derek Caldwell. Tours are at 11am, 12.30 and 2pm

Saturday and Sunday October 3-4 – Antiques Weekend

Derwen Fairs are back in the Garden with scores of stands brimming with collectibles and curios, art, pottery, textiles and furniture

Saturday October 10 – Pembrokeshire MG Car Club Rally

MG owners from Swansea, Aberystwyth and Bridgend join forces with the Pembs club to put on another stunning display of chrome and wheels

Saturday October 10 – Stroud Ukulele Orchestra

They are back! The Gloucestershire players will be in the Great Glasshosue – and will have some special ‘learner’ instruments for anyone wanting to have a go.

Sunday October 11 – Wales Fungus Day (part of UK Fungus Day)

Lots of fun fungi related walks, talks, trail, displays, craft demonstrations, wild mushroom identification help, fungi drawing workshops, fairy model village, stalls and lots for kids to do. Anyone dressed as a fairy or elf gets in for free. 

Saturday and Sunday October 17 and 18 – Apple Weekend

Hundreds of varieties of everyone’s favourite fruit are on display along with apple-related food products and fun and games for all the family

Sunday October 18 – Towy Valley Vintage Club

Local enthusiasts return with their annual, end-of-season ‘Crankdown’

Sunday November 8 – Late Chrysanthemum Show

Special show of late bloomers

Saturday and Sunday November 14-15 – Garden Gift Fair

Friday November 20 – Star Party

Even if the weather is wet and viewing the night sky is not possible, there will be plenty to see and do with a Swansea Astronomical Society-led  ‘Telescope Clinic’ and talks in the Great Glasshouse. These include updates on the Rosetta Comet and the New Horizons Pluto probe. So if you have any problems with your telescope bring them along – or maybe you simply want advice. Entry by the back gate £3, under 16′s free. Food and drink available in the Great Glasshouse.

Sunday November 22 – Their Light Still Shines

Special service for lost loved ones

Saturday and Sunday December 12-13 – Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday and Sunday December 19-20 – Christmas Food Fair

Saturday and Sunday January 9-10 – Antiques Weekend

Saturday and Sunday January 16-17 – Woodcraft Weekend

Saturday and Sunday January 23-24 – Food Fair

Saturday and Sunday January 30-31 – Snowdrop Weekend

Saturday February 13-21 – Half term activities

Friday February 19 – Star Party

Sunday February 21 – Seedy Sunday

Our annual table-top seed swap with lots of talks and tables and exhibitors, too

Tuesday March 1 – St David’s Day

FREE entry for everyone in honour of our patron saint

Sunday March 6 – Mothers’ Day

Mums go FREE on this special day

Saturday  March 12 – National Disabled Day

Friday March 25 – Good Friday

Saturday March 26 – Easter Saturday

Sunday March 27 – Easter Sunday

Monday March 28 – Easter Monday