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Easter Activities at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sunday, April 15, 2018

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About the Event

Go and play in the Garden this Easter

There’s a feast of Easter fun on the menu at the National Botanic Garden of Wales with music, dancing, archery, bushcraft, tree-climbing, abseiling, magic and meerkats on the agenda.

There are displays by the British Bird of Prey Centre, too, plus specialist historical talks and tours, the Spring Antiques Weekend plus the chance to see the Mediterranean plants in the Great Glasshouse in full bloom.

The action starts on (Good) Friday March 31st and there will be events and activities on EVERY day of the Easter holidays.

Visitors will also have the chance to use the Garden’s popular ‘boomerang’ ticket, which allows folk to revisit for free within seven days of their original entry – so, hang on to your tickets!

For a full run-down of what’s on, where and when in the Garden at Easter, visit https://botanicgarden.wales/

Admission to the Garden is £11 (including Gift Aid) for adults and £5 for children five-to-16 years of age. Under 5s are free. Entry is FREE for Garden members and parking is free for all.

Friday March 30th
Jugglestruck – Folly Farm’s favourite magician, in Theatr Botanica, 12noon-3pm
The world-famous Quack Pack – see one man and his dog herd Indian runner ducks round obstacles, up and over slides and through tunnels. 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
Family activities 11am-3pm

Saturday March 31st
The world famous Quack Pack – see one man and his dog herd Indian runner ducks round obstacles, up and over slides and through tunnels. 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
The Backroom Bluegrass Band, country classics and blues standards, in the Great Glasshouse 1pm-3pm
Tipyn o Bobeth – Welsh dancing in the Restaurant Courtyard, 12noon-2pm
Family activities 11am-3pm

Sunday April 1st
Have a go at archery – with Castle Archers, in the outer walled garden (near the bandstand) from 10am-5pm £1.50 charge
Test your head for heights with an abseil off the top of Science Centre, all day
Jugglestruck – Folly Farm’s favourite magician, in Theatr Botanica, 12noon-3pm
The world-famous Quack Pack – see one man and his dog herd Indian runner ducks round obstacles, up and over slides and through tunnels. 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
See the First World War exhibition by Carmarthen Modellers, in Principality House all day.
Family activities 11am-3pm

Monday April 2nd
Make a campfire in the woods and build a shelter on our Bushcraft adventure, Fairy Woods, all day
The world-famous Quack Pack – see one man and his dog herd Indian runner ducks round obstacles, up and over slides and through tunnels. 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
Jugglestruck – Folly Farm’s favourite magician, in Theatr Botanica, 12noon-3pm
Listen to Pembrokeshire’s Saint City Jazz Band, in the Great Glasshouse
Have a go at archery – with Castle Archers, in the outer walled garden (near the bandstand) from 10am-5pm £1.50 charge
Family activities 11am-3pm

Tuesday April 3rd
Have a go at archery – in the outer walled garden (near the bandstand) from 10am-5pm
Family activities 11am-3pm

Wednesday April 4th
Garden History Tour – found out about our fascinating and unique history, one-hour tour, 2pm meet: Western Entrance of Great Glasshouse
Test your head for heights with an abseil off the top of Science Centre, all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Thursday April 5th
Middleton: Paradise Regained – Update – get an update on the very latest news of our parkland restoration project from Heritage Officer Louise Austin, Theatr Botanica, 11am
Go ape and climb a tree (with trained instructors!) all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Friday April 6th
Parkland Restoration Guided Walk – come and find out more about our historic parkland and see the progress of our restoration works. Two-hour tour, 2pm, meet Western Entrance of Great Glasshouse, stout shoes or boots required.
Test your head for heights with an abseil off the top of Science Centre, all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Saturday April 7th
Spring Antiques Weekend. Go on a bargain hunt among the 100 stalls of antiques, vintage, curios and collectables, in the Great Glasshouse, Principality House, Marquee and Theatr Botanica, all day
Its Doggy Weekend, too, so bring your pooch for a mooch in our 568 acres of gorgeous garden, all day.
Go ape and climb a tree (with trained instructors!) all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Sunday April 8th
Spring Antiques Weekend. Go on a bargain hunt among the 100 stalls of antiques, vintage, curios and collectables, in the Great Glasshouse, Principality House, Marquee and Theatr Botanica, all day
Its Doggy Weekend, too, so bring your pooch for a mooch in our 568 acres of gorgeous garden, all day.
Have a go at archery – in the outer walled garden (near the bandstand) from 10am-5pm
Family activities 11am-3pm

Monday April 9th
Bushcraft adventures in Fairy Wood. Build a den, light a campfire and toast marshmallows, all day
It’s Doggy Day, too, so strike out with your four-legged friend(s), all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Tuesday April 10th
The meerkats are back, plus lots of other amazing, exotic animals, in the Garden marquee. Shows at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm £3 charge
Specialist talk – One of a series of talks which set the Garden’s history and heritage in its broader context, Theatr Botanica, 12noon-12.45pm
Test your head for heights with an abseil off the top of Science Centre, all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Wednesday April 11th
The meerkats are back, plus lots of other amazing, exotic animals, in the Garden marquee. Shows at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm £3 charge
Garden History Tour – found out about our fascinating and unique history, one-hour tour, 2pm meet: Western Entrance of Great Glasshouse
Go ape and climb a tree (with trained instructors!) all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Thursday April 12th
The meerkats are back, plus lots of other amazing, exotic animals, in the Garden marquee. Shows at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm £3 charge
Have a go at archery – in the outer walled garden (near the bandstand) from 10am-5pm
Family activities 11am-3pm

Friday April 13th
Amazing Bird of Prey Display, see hawks, kites, owls and falcons, on Millennium Lawn, flying displays at 12noon and 2pm
Parkland Restoration Guided Walk – come and find out more about our historic parkland and see the progress of our restoration works. Two-hour tour, 2pm, meet Western Entrance of Great Glasshouse, stout shoes or boots required.
Test your head for heights with an abseil off the top of Science Centre, all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Saturday April 14th
The Goonies, watch classic 80s American adventure comedy in our Cinema Under the Stars season, 7pm separate ticket from https://thelittleboxoffice.com/cinemaunderthestars/event/view/78771
Amazing Bird of Prey Display, see hawks, kites, owls and falcons, on Millennium Lawn, awesome flying displays at 12noon and 2pm
Go ape and climb a tree (with trained instructors!) all day
Family activities 11am-3pm

Sunday April 15th
Amazing Bird of Prey Display, see hawks, kites, owls and falcons, on Millennium Lawn, awesome flying displays at 12noon and 2pm
Towy Valley Vintage Club’s annual spring ‘crank-up’ with classic cars and vintage vehicles, Millennium Square, Garden Marquee, all day
Have a go at archery – in the outer walled garden (near the bandstand) from 10am-5pm
Family activities 11am-3pm

Details

Date:
April 9
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Website:
https://botanicgarden.wales/

Venue

National Botanic Garden of Wales
Llanarthne Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN United Kingdom + Google Map
Phone:
(01558) 667149
Website:
www.gardenofwales.org.uk
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