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Future Events – see our Events Page

Forthcoming events –  bring your friends! We hope to see lots of you at the events – and do let us know if there are other things you would like to do! Come and join us  and enjoy helping and … Continue reading

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Events

All future events can be found on the Events page The Friends of Bute Park Committee would like to pass their thanks on to everyone who took part in pulling Himalayan Balsam in 2018, especially our regular crew.  We now … Continue reading

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News

See future events including an official Bute Park event on the events page. Spring is coming.  But so is the snow and ice. Its been lovely in the Park. Nice walks down through the park to the City Centre or … Continue reading

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Calendar Photo Walk

We had a photo walk for our Bute Calendar for 2019.  We will need photos for 2020, so keep snapping all through the year.

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Feedback to Events

Planted the Hollies in the pouring Rain on Saturday 10 February 2018.  Well done to all those who attended and helped plant the Ilex, got soaked for their troubles, but remained in good humour.   BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH IN BUTE PARK! … Continue reading

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Update Closure of Secret Garden Café

Café closed down, re-opened, closed down and now has re-opened.  Heard good things about the new people so far.  Keep it up. The Secret Garden Café  has re-opened and so the toilets are available thank goodness.

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New Facebook Page – Posted 2015.

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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