Plasdwr is not a ’Garden City’ – Letter to Echo 13 March 2017

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Dear Sir/Madam, It is essential to point out that the proposed development in Plasdwr is not a ’Garden City’.  The developer has hijacked the term to give credibility to what, in reality,  is an unsustainable extension to north west Cardiff. A Garden City is a free-standing community, Plasdwr, by contract imposes on existing communities – […]

Thursday 8th June, 7pm – Swifts

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Events | No Comments

Swifts are our most enigmatic summer visitors.  They sleep, mate and eat on the wing, and travel thousands of miles to get here every summer. Find out more with Julia Barrell fascinating insights. Meet at 7pm on Thursday 8th June at the Summerhouse Café, Bute Park.

Wednesday 19th April, 6.30am – Dawn Chorus Walk in Bute Park

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Cardiff Civic Societies hugely popular Dawn Chorus Walk in Bute Park will be held on Wednesday 19th April this year. It will again be led by Cardiff University’s Prof. John Aggleton. Last year we saw 34 species in just over an hour.  Meet 6.30am, at the Millennium Bridge, Sophia Gardens.  

Wednesday 22nd March – Behind-the-scenes visit to Glamorgan Archives

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We have arranged a fascinating behind-the-scenes visit to Glamorgan Archives, Clos Parc Morgannwg, Leckwith, Cardiff. This will be given by a member of staff. We will visit the strongrooms, where over 12km of documents dating back to the 12th century are stored in regulated environmental conditions.  We will also see the conservation studio, where damaged […]