All future events can be found on the Events page but below is a brief mention and a follow up to the events and other interesting information for you.

See Events page!

Next Events – Conservation with the Ranger.  10:30 by Secret Garden Café.

Also please email us with your orders  for our Bute Park Desk Calendars:  The more the merrier – will be around £5.00 – less if lots of people order.



The Friends of Bute Park Committee would like to pass their thanks on to everyone who took part in pulling Himalayan Balsam this year, especially our regular crew.

Also the Committee would like to thank all the anonymous litter pickers who help to keep our lovely park clean.


Future conservation work

The system for conservation tasks has been changed by the Park Manager. Instead of the Friends working direct with the ranger to organise conservation, the Park Manager will now discuss tasks with the ranger, and the Friends will be invited to participate, along with other volunteers – see above.

Previously – The council cut down the brambles along the banks of the dock feeder at the Blackweir end of the park. Thus removing the  shelter and nesting sites for the birds, butterflies, insects and hedgehogs.  Also they mowed the grass under the trees opposite the playing fields, killing several hedgehogs.   There was no method or reason as to how they mowed and cut back the brambles. We would still like you to please let us know if you witness other disturbances to wild life and also let your Councillors know.  Hedgehogs are a threatened species so lets stop this killing

Events told to us by other people.

Cardiff Naturalists Society
Monday 24 Sept Cardiff Naturalist Society AGM and talk ‘Alaska’ Room 0.23 School of Management,
Cardiff Met, Eastern Ave. All welcome – free.
Tues 16 Oct – Cardiff Naturalists Society talk on Wildlife research in Sabah Borneo (as above).

Cardiff Rivers Group is holding volunteer events over the year.  For details visit their website.

Wed 3 Oct – Cardiff Civic Society Event – Geocaching in Riverside on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at 5.30pm from the Nos Da. A fabulous, fun and quirky way to find out more hidden gems about the city you know and love– full details on CCS website.

Cardiff Council usually have a School Wheelbarrow competition at the RHS show.  Look out for next year’s 2019 theme.

dsc_0068-3.jpgLinks below to our Photos page.

Photos in Gallery

Gallerysub directory Photo of the Month

We need more entries.

Pettigrews now stock our cards.

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