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Events

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. Pettigrews now stock our cards. AGM today Future conservation work Events … Continue reading

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News

See future events including an official Bute Park event on the events page. Our AGM Well we put the AGM event out there and we had a nice crowd, and enjoyed ourselves with free coffee, tea and cake, plus choosing … Continue reading

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Future Events – see our Events Page

   

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Feedback to Events

Well done to all our Friends of Bute Park volunteers who steadfastly pulled Himalayan Balsam from May this year till late September.  You are stars each and every one of you, and at the last meeting the Committee wanted their … Continue reading

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Update Closure of Secret Garden Café

Unfortunately the café has now closed down again. The Secret Garden Café  has re-opened and so the toilets are available thank goodness.  The new management have banned dogs from the café courtyard and tables near to the courtyard entrance, apparently … Continue reading

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Friends Facebook Page Unfortunately our Friends of Bute Park Facebook page has been hi-jacked by an unauthorised person. We therefore have had to abandon it and have created a new closed Facebook page called: Bute Park Friends Group. Please ask … Continue reading

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Previous Fungal Foray

Last October or the year before, the Friends of Bute Park were treated to a fungal foray organised and led by members of the Glamorgan Fungus Group (see their Facebook page here). Looking forward to the next  walk this October … Continue reading

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Results of Himalayan balsam clearance!

This photograph was taken very recently by a Friend and shows Blackweir woods looking beautiful in the spring sunshine with wild garlic and bluebells growing in profusion. This lovely carpet of flowers is due to the hard work you have put … Continue reading

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Identification of Bulb Planting Task 2014

Throughout the Restoration Project, bulbs have been planted throughout the Park by various groups. Many of these plantings have not been based on any previously drawn plans or recorded after they were planted. This left a significant gap in the data Bute … Continue reading

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Excavations at the Mill Leat Cardiff Castle: 24/25th October 2013

Dr Amelia Pannett of Archaeology Wales led the team of volunteers.  On the Thursday there were four volunteers from The Friends of Bute Park, and four students from Cardiff University Archaeology Department. The excavation team had discovered a variety of … Continue reading

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