Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

September 2019

‘Open Doors’ tours of the upper floors of the Mansion

September 14, 2019

In celebration of Cadw’s ‘Open Doors’ month in September, on Saturday 14th September we are offering free (but normal admission to the Gardens still applies) tours of the upper floors of Aberglasney's grade II* listed Mansion. Normally, only the ground floor of the Mansion is 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…

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ Robert Gladden

September 20, 2019 - September 26, 2019

Now a resident of south west Wales, Robert (born 1965) had, until the end of last year, lived mainly under the vast skies of eastern England. Although an alumnus of The Prince of Wales’s Institute of Architecture (1994/95), Robert is a largely self-taught artist, working mainly in mixed media using combination of watercolour, pen and ink, oil pastel and collage. With a background in architecture (he was part of the team tasked with the completion of Bury St Edmunds cathedral,…

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ Charlotte Leadbeater

September 28, 2019 - October 3, 2019

'REQUIEM' Charlotte Leadbeater will be showing her drawings and paintings inspired by music, and the arts in Aberglasney gardens on Saturday 28th September from 6.00 - 9.00pm. Entry to the opening is free and everyone is welcome! The event will feature a song from Brahms and an original piece by Douglas Constable, all performed by tenor Andrew Douglas Forbes and accompanist Douglas Constable. Refreshments will also be provided. “Requiem” will run at Aberglasney gardens until Thursday 3rd October. 10.30 -…

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ Charlotte Leadbeater preview evening and exhibition opening

September 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

'REQUIEM' Charlotte Leadbeater will be showing her drawings and paintings inspired by music, and the arts in Aberglasney gardens on Saturday 28th September from 6.00 - 9.00pm. Entry to the opening is free and everyone is welcome! The event will feature a song from Brahms and an original piece by Douglas Constable, all performed by tenor Andrew Douglas Forbes and accompanist Douglas Constable. Refreshments will also be provided. Find out more about the exhibition at: http://aberglasney.org/events-and-exhibitions/art-in-the-mansion-charlotte-leadbetter-2019/

Find out more »

October 2019

Workshops with the Head Gardener ~ Autumn propagation

October 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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 – places are priced at £55 for non-Members or £44 for Aberglasney Members. Refreshments and lunch are included in the price. Bookings can be made online at anytime (please click the link below) or by calling 01558 668998, Monday-Friday. Book onto this workshop

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ The evening preview of David Cowdry’s autumn exhibition

October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The evening preview of David Cowdry’s autumn exhibition is the best opportunity to view and purchase David’s sought-after artwork, and talk to the artist himself about his latest pieces. You can be assured that no pieces will be sold until the opening of the evening at 6.30pm. Normal admission does not apply.

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ David Cowdry’s autumn exhibition

October 5, 2019 - October 10, 2019

The second of two exhibitions at Aberglasney in 2019 by David Cowdry, the talented Towy Valley based artist renowned for his ability to capture light and atmosphere. David will be holding a preview evening on Friday 4th October from 6.30pm. If you are thinking of making a purchase, it is highly recommended that you attend the preview evening due to the popularity of David’s work. You can be assured that no sale of the paintings in the exhibition will be…

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ Ceredigion Craft Makers

October 11, 2019 - October 24, 2019

Ceredigion Craft Makers are a co-operative of over twenty artists, designer makers and craftspeople who live and work in Ceredigion. There will be a selection of the group's members at their 2019 exhibition at Aberglasney. Find out more about the co-operative at www.ccmcrafts.co.uk

Find out more »

Workshops with the Head Gardener ~ Bulb planting methods and winter container planting

October 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Learn the many different bulb planting techniques to bring early vibrancy to the border, pots, lawns and woodlands. Participants will learn many different methods and styles for the formal and informal plus some special Aberglasney methods. All this will be done just in time for you to go home and have a go this autumn.  A small selection of what we use will also be available for you to try at home. Bulb planting also leads nicely into winter container…

Find out more »

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘Conservation of Colombian orchids’ by Phil Seaton

October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Phil Seaton, biologist, was formerly project manager for the Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use (OSSSU) project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He is actively involved in teaching orchid micro-propagation techniques for conservation purposes at Charles I School, Kidderminster. On entry to the talk, the Orchid Study Group will charge non-members of the Orchid Study Group £3. On entry to the Gardens, normal admission applies to non-members of Aberglasney. Membership of the Orchid Study Group is £20 a year…

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion ~ Crafts from Carmarthenshire

October 25, 2019 - October 31, 2019

Group statement We are a craft group that is dedicated to promoting high quality arts and crafts. We were established in 2006 with the aim to assist crafts people and artists in the Carmarthenshire area to market their work.

Find out more »

Workshops with the Head Gardener ~ Plant division for the home gardener

October 31, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Come and learn how to divide your favourite herbaceous perennials so that you can make the most out of what you grow. The workshop will include the four main types of division, how to lift plants, how to store them and how to plant them. Participants will also be able to take their work home and add many new plants to their borders. Booking essential – places are priced at £55 for non-Members or £44 for Aberglasney Members. Refreshments and lunch…

Find out more »

November 2019

Music in the Pool Garden – Jimi Webb, ‘King of Swing’

November 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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!

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion – Now We Are Nine

November 7, 2019

‘Now we are Nine’ is an eclectic group of artists and makers from across Wales, showcasing their work in a range of media

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion – Robert Gladden

November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Robert is a largely self-taught artist, working mainly in mixed media using combination of watercolour, pen and ink, oil pastel and collage.

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion – Platform One

November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Platform One Art and Craft Association is a group of like minded craft workers who work in many different mediums.

Find out more »

Winter Admission Offer including Sunday Roasts in the Tearooms

November 10, 2019 - February 29, 2020

Visit the Gardens between 10th November 2019 and 29th February 2020 and receive a voucher to the value of your admission to spend in the Tearooms. Admission throughout the period will be £8.90 per adult (age 17 or over), with children up to the age of 16 being free. The usual option to Gift Aid admission won't be available.

Find out more »

Workshops with the Head Gardener ~ Outdoor propagation, cold frames, cuttings and seed

November 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use some very cost effective, traditional and often best methods of propagating hardy plants such as hard wood cuttings. This is something anyone with a garden can do just as well as a professional nursery. Participants will be able to take their work home and grow it on for their own gardens.  Booking essential – places are priced at £55 for non-Members or £44 for Aberglasney Members. Refreshments and lunch are included in the price. Bookings can be made…

Find out more »

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘A year in my orchid greenhouse’ by Archie Smith

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Archie Smith is a teenage orchid fanatic, whose enthusiasm for these plants is contagious. His main interest is the genus Bulbophyllum. On entry to the talk, the Orchid Study Group will charge non-members of the Orchid Study Group £3. On entry to the Gardens, normal admission applies to non-members of Aberglasney. Membership of the Orchid Study Group is £20 a year – for information on how to join, please visit www.orchidstudygroup.org.uk Please check that everything is going to plan, especially…

Find out more »

The Winter Fair 2019 at Aberglasney

November 29, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

  One of Wales’ biggest festive events — a must-do of the Christmas season! Friday 29th November — 11am-4.30pm (parking at Aberglasney) Saturday 30th November — 10am-4.30pm (parking at Aberglasney and free park & ride) Sunday 1st December — 10am-4.30pm (parking at Aberglasney and free park & ride) Get into the festive spirit… ...with a warm mulled wine or spiced apple juice and a mince pie for each visitor, served by our dedicated volunteers In the Mansion and Craft Marquee…

Find out more »

December 2019

Candlelit Carol Service

December 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

Revd Canon Sian Jones will lead a carol service in the hall of the Mansion on Sunday 20th December at 6pm.

Find out more »

March 2020

Art in the Mansion – Dianne Rickard, ‘A Celebration of her work’

March 2 @ 3:30 pm - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

All proceeds from the sale of works will go to the Motor Neuron Disease Association.

Find out more »

Dragon Bonsai Society Weekend held in the Mansion.

March 14 @ 10:30 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

The talented, Dragon Bonsai Society will be hosting a day of Bonsai related activities in our Piggeries, in order to showcase their work to a wider audience. Join them for a series of fine art display with over 20 bonsai followed by a session on bonsai wiring and informal Q and A.

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion – David Cowdry (CANCELLED)

March 20 - March 26

The ever-popular work of David Cowdry is returning for our Aberglasney’ ‘Art in the Mansion’. This year is his 15th anniversary showcasing his work at Aberglasney, so it’s bound to be special. The preview evening for the exhibition is 6pm on Friday March 20th.

Find out more »

Art in the Mansion – David Cowdry preview evening (CANCELLED)

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - March 26 @ 8:30 pm
Aberglasney, Llangathen Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH United Kingdom + Google Map

The highly popular, David Cowdry will be hosting the first of two exhibitions at Aberglasney in 2020.  The talented Towy Valley based artist renowned for his ability to capture light and atmosphere. David will be holding a preview evening on Friday 20th March from 6.30pm. If you are thinking of making a purchase, it is highly recommended that you attend the preview evening due to the popularity of David’s work. You can be assured that no sale of the paintings…

Find out more »
+ Export Events