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April 2017

Garden Tours with Head Gardener, Joseph Atkin

April 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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Art in the Mansion ~ ContexArt

April 21 - May 4
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

ContexArt is bringing a new exhibition to Aberglasney in April. It will be based on the theme of Seasons and will reflect the waves of colour which wash across the gardens.

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May 2017

Art and craft in the Mansion ~ Spring Gathering

May 5 - May 18
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

May’s Music in the Pool Garden ~ Jimi Webb

May 5 @ 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! In May, Wales’ ‘King of Swing’ Jimi Webb returns to the Gardens. Jimi is widely regarded as one of the UK’s brightest swing entertainers. His performances, which emulate the sounds and style of Michael Buble, are first class and grasp the audience from outset. If the weather is fine, Jimi will be singing out in the open in the Pool Garden. If we are unlucky…

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Garden Tours with Head Gardener, Joseph Atkin

May 13 @ 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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Members’ Evening

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

Aberglasney Members are once again invited to join the Gardens team for a special private evening visit to Aberglasney that this year will also be an opportunity to learn more about the ‘Old Piggeries’ project and its impact on the Gardens. On Wednesday May the 17th we hope you will join us for a tour of the new glasshouse and associated buildings, as well as a general tour of the Gardens that will take you around more than an acre…

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Art and craft in the Mansion ~ Pembrokeshire Craft Makers

May 19 - June 1
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Pembrokeshire Craft Makers is a self-run group comprising of some 30 artists/design makers running shows from April until October. We showcase beautifully made work at various venues .  At least one artist/maker attends each show.

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June 2017

Art in the Mansion ~ Sandra Phillips

June 2 - June 15
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Artist’s statement It is only during the last few years that I have been able to indulge my lifelong interest in art. I am fortunate to have been born, lived and worked in an area of outstanding natural beauty, which has proved so inspirational. Recent success in national and international competitions has encouraged me to share my love for land and seascapes through my paintings. I am particularly drawn to landscapes and seascapes especially where light and atmosphere play their…

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June’s Music in the Pool Garden ~ Sax Pax

June 2 @ 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! June’s band is Sax Pax, a sax quartet playing classical music as well as jazz. Sax Pax were established in 1983. The rhythm section was added a short while later and 30 years on they’re still going strong. If the weather is fine, Sax Pax will be playing out in the open in the Pool Garden. If we are unlucky and get rain, then they…

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Garden Tours with Head Gardener, Joseph Atkin

June 10 @ 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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An Evening with the Head Gardener ~ sold out

June 15 @ 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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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

Art and antiques by Andrew Douglas-Forbes Ceramics by Poliana Bandeira Exhibition statement by Andrew-Douglas-Forbes The installation or room settings are the culmination of many trains of thought. I love and live by the Welsh phrase ‘Bara beunyddiol’ (daily bread) and all that it invokes. Firstly simplicity - not hair shirts of course but a 'basic' and simple way of being - the delight in the daily 'ness' of things... a love of natural materials, wood especially when aged - patina,…

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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, June Baumber & Rhian Goodhand

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

Friday 7th July to Thursday 20th July (normal admission applies to non-Members) Plus a 'join the artists for a glass of bubbly' evening on Wednesday 12th July from 6pm (normal admission does not apply to non-Members) The artist Julia Harris returns to Aberglasney for her 2017 exhibition, this year joined by jewellery maker June Baumber and fused glass designer Rhian Goddard. Julia said: " I am so pleased to be sharing my exhibition with June Baumber with her beautiful beads…

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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

One of only three days in 2017 when we're offering tours of the upper floors of the Mansion which are not normally open to visitors. The bare walls of these un-restored areas of the Mansion help tell the story of how the building evolved over time with changing architectural fashions and the rise and fall of the fortunes of Aberglasney's residents. Tours will start at four times during the day: 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm and will delivered by Aberglasney's…

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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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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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