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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. LATEST EVENT See more on Events … Continue reading

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News

See future events including an official Bute Park event on the events page. Contributors If you have an interesting story to tell about your visits to Bute Park, your knowledge of people in the past who were involved in the … Continue reading

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Future Events – see our Events Page

   December’s Conservation event has been cancelled due to outside events.  We look forward to seeing you in January.  

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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.  The new management have … 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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