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June 2017

Craft in the Mansion ~ Crafts from Carmarthenshire

June 16 - June 29
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Art in the Mansion ~ Andrew Douglas-Forbes and Poliana Bandeira

June 30 - July 6
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Andrew Douglas-Forbes is one of Wales’ best known artists. He grew up on Gower and after training in London as a singer he lived and sang professionally in Italy for six years. He has since returned to Wales and settled in Llandeilo. His career as an artist began when he was a teenager and has run alongside his singing career ever since. This summer he will showcase both his talents a stone’s throw away from his studio at Aberglasney. Recordatus…

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Recordatus

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Poliana Bandeira and Andrew Douglas-Forbes take inspiration from the Kitchen Garden at Aberglasney Recordatus A recital to be performed by the tenor Andrew Douglas-Forbes accompanied by the pianist Konstantin Lapshin in celebration of the opening of a new exhibition of art and ceramics by the multi-talented Andrew Douglas-Forbes and the ceramicist Poliana Bandeira  on Friday 30th June 2017 with gates opening by 6.30pm The programme Debussy Clair de lune Two preludes Voiles Ce que vu le vent d'ouest   Bizet – Carmen,…

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July 2017

Art in the Mansion ~ Julia Harris

July 7 - July 20
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Artist's statement The way I paint is from inside me. It’s not some mechanical action learned or mimicked: my work is a portrayal of all my happy, sad, joyous and turbulent feelings. I think that my passion for painting is revealed through my approach to my work. My work has been described as energetic, vibrant, theatrical, romantic and Quirky. Certainly, I feel that it expresses the essential me. I want people not only to look at my work: I want…

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July’s Music in the Pool Garden ~ Platform 1

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

The first Friday night of May, June, July and August is music night at Aberglasney! July’s band is local band Platform 1 from Newcastle Emlyn. Platform 1 comprises Martha Lee (vocals and lyrics), Josh Lee (vocals and lyrics) and Will Holmes (bass guitarist and records drums). The band sums up its music as ‘modern melodic folk with some electric and bass thrown in!’ Platform 1 often perform in Welsh, love to perform live and prefer smaller, more intimate gigs as…

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Garden Tours with Head Gardener, Joseph Atkin

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

On the second Saturday of every month from April to September, Head Gardener Joseph Atkin will be giving tours of the Gardens, which are a great opportunity to learn more about Aberglasney’s beautiful plant and floral collections. The tour will include the Old Piggeries, which were restored from their derelict state into a heritage horticulture and plant production facility in 2016 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Tours will set off from the Mansion portico at 11am,…

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Workshops with the Head Gardener ~ Stem Cuttings

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn how to take and look after cuttings in a home situation. We will be doing tender perennials for over wintering and semi ripe cuttings of shrubs. This is a great way to learn how to keep your favourite fuchsias, Salvia or try something new or keep something very special. Booking essential – tickets are priced at £55 for non-Members or £50 for Members. Refreshments and lunch are included in the ticket price. Book Tickets

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Special tours of the upper floors of the Mansion not usually open to the public

July 15
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Normal admission prices apply.

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Art and craft in the Mansion ~ Creative Fusion

July 21 - July 27
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Creative Fusion are delighted to return to Aberglasney in 2017, our relaxed and friendly exhibition will feature stunning quilts and original paintings as well as hand carved love spoons, gorgeous knitted accessories using hand dyed yarns, intricate silver jewellery, crochet shawls, stained glass, photography and much more.

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Craft in the Mansion ~ Ceredigion Craft Makers

July 28 - August 10
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Group statement Ceredigion Craft Makers are a group of highly skilled designer makers living and working in Ceredigion. Our members use a range of timeless traditional skills combined with more modern techniques to transform raw materials into a variety of items ranging from classic to avant-garde, functional to pure whimsy. A wide variety of disciplines and media are represented, including wood, ceramic, glass, metal, textiles, both fabric and wool, photography and art. We work together to host selling shows for…

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August 2017

August’s Music in the Pool Garden ~ The Swing Boyz

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

The first Friday night of May, June, July and August is music night at Aberglasney! The 2017 programme finishes off in fine style with The Swing Boys, who play swing numbers from the 1930s, 40s and 50s for dancers and lovers of music from the period. If the weather is fine, The Swing Boyz will be playing out in the open in the Pool Garden. If we are unlucky and get rain, then they will take to the cover of…

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Craft in the Mansion ~ Gower Crafts & Artisans

August 11 - August 24
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Gower Crafts & Artisans is a well established group promoting the work of crafters and artists based in and around Swansea. Its members produce high quality, hand made work which includes textiles, jewellery, fused and flame worked glass, ceramics and leatherwork.

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Garden Tours with Head Gardener, Joseph Atkin

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

On the second Saturday of every month from April to September, Head Gardener Joseph Atkin will be giving tours of the Gardens, which are a great opportunity to learn more about Aberglasney’s beautiful plant and floral collections. The tour will include the Old Piggeries, which were restored from their derelict state into a heritage horticulture and plant production facility in 2016 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Tours will set off from the Mansion portico at 11am,…

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Theatre in the Gardens ~ Wind in the Willows

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad’s heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake, will his faithful friends come to his rescue – and will he let them? Alive with music and song, this magical family show is presented in beautiful traditional costume and features a…

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An Evening with the Head Gardener

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Aberglasney Head Gardener Joseph Atkin for a special evening tour of the Gardens followed by a two-course supper and an after dinner talk on the terrace in the beautiful Pool Garden. Booking is essential. There is a discount for Aberglasney Members. Book Tickets

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Art in the Mansion ~ Frances Payne

August 25 - September 7
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map
September 2017

The Aberglasney Summer Ball

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - September 3 @ 1:00 am
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

An evening of dinner and dancing in the Mansion. Black Tie. Raising funds for the Aberglasney Restoration Trust.

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Art in the Mansion ~ Elaine Graham

September 8 - September 21
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Garden Tours with Head Gardener, Joseph Atkin

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

On the second Saturday of every month from April to September, Head Gardener Joseph Atkin will be giving tours of the Gardens, which are a great opportunity to learn more about Aberglasney’s beautiful plant and floral collections. The tour will include the Old Piggeries, which were restored from their derelict state into a heritage horticulture and plant production facility in 2016 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Tours will set off from the Mansion portico at 11am,…

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National Open Doors Events ~ tours of the upper floors of the Mansion

September 10
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

National Open Doors Events ~ tours of the upper floors of the Mansion

September 17
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Art in the Mansion ~ Celf Canolbarth Cymru

September 22 - October 5
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Datganiad grŵp Rydym yn grŵp gweithgar o 40 o artistiaid, ac mae ein haelodau’n cynnwys peintwyr, cerflunwyr, darlunwyr, ffeltwyr, artistiaid ffibrau, ffotograffwyr, seramegwyr, gwneuthurwyr printiau ac artistiaid cyfryngau cymysg - pob un yn cynhyrchu ystod o waith ansawdd uchel. Mae ein grŵp yn cynnwys gweithwyr proffesiynol a phobl sy’n creu er mwyn y pleser maent yn ei gael ohono. Gan dynnu ysbrydoliaeth o sawl ffynhonnell, a chynnwys gwahanol iawn, mae gan ein harddangosfeydd apêl eang i ymwelwyr, gan ein bod…

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October 2017

Art in the Mansion ~ David Cowdry

October 6 - October 12
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Workshops with the Head Gardener ~ Autumn Propagation

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

This class covers propagation including hardy annuals, biennials, perennials and winter vegetables under glass. It will also include how to look after them and how to get tender perennials through the winter. Booking essential – tickets are priced at £55 for non-Members or £50 for Members. Refreshments and lunch are included in the ticket price. Book Tickets

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Art in the Mansion ~ NewStartArt

October 13 - October 26
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

We are a group of four artists in the Upper Towy Valley painting and drawing in various mediums.  Although our styles are very different, we all take inspiration from our beautiful surroundings. Our exhibition at Aberglasney (13th to 26th October) will cover a broad range of subjects from landscape, seascapes of Pembrokeshire, images of Aberglasney, life drawing, portraits, floral subjects, still life and more abstract work. Gorica Bulcock Sue Reah Val Fowler Tanya Rotherfield

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