What’s on this summer at the Old Railway Line Garden Centre

Upcoming Events

Here at The Old Railway Line Garden Centre we like to keep things interesting with a wide range of events suitable for people of all ages and interests. Take a look at some of our upcoming events below which we hope are of interest to you! You can book tickets for some events online by following the links provided.

June Events

Rose Day with Gareth Davies

Rose Day
with Gareth Davies
Saturday 10th June

We are pleased to announce rose expert, RNRS rose advisor and judge, Gareth Davies will be with us again this year offering a talk in our plant area at 11am and 1pm. Former TV and Radio contributor, Gareth is the person to ask when it comes to roses! There will also be lots of special offers! FREE to attend with no booking required.

Ladies Night

Summer
Ladies Night
Friday 16th June – 6.30pm

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and live music on arrival before heading to the Railway Restaurant for a delicious two course meal. After dinner enjoy demonstrations, exclusive special offers and farm shop tasters!

BOOK ONLINE

Little Oaks Activity Stand

Little Oaks
Activity Stand
Sat. 17th June – 12-2pm

Bring the children to enjoy a fun, educational craft activity. This session is painting a Pebble Animal or Insect! FREE of charge to all ‘Little Oaks!’. Not yet a member… follow the link below or ask at the Welcome Desk next time you visit!

MORE INFO

July Events

'Great Oaks' Gardening Club Talk

‘Great Oaks’
Gardening Club Talk
Saturday 1st July – 9.30am

A FREE talk from our own, recently retired, Keith Cowley. This talk’s topic focuses on Fuchsias, Pelargoniums & Geraniums. There is no fee to attend and no booking required. Just turn up and enjoy!

WWF

WWF
Visit
7th & 8th July

Call in to speak to a WWF representative who will share information about the charity and how you can get involved in their fantastic work.

 

 

Summer Party

Summer
Garden Party
Friday 14th July

Join us for our Summer Garden Party and enjoy live music, bar, BBQ menu, bouncy castle, games and exclusive special offers. Booking information to be announced shortly.

A&S Animal Encounters

A&S Animal
Encounters
Saturday 22nd July

Don’t miss A&S Animal Encounters visit to the garden centre for a hands-on educational experience. Get up close to some amazing animals including Meerkats, Birds of Prey, a Bearcat and Snakes! There will be a series of talks and photo opportunities throughout the day.

Little Oaks Activity Stand

Little Oaks
Activity Stand
Sat. 22nd July – 12-2pm

Bring the children to enjoy a fun, educational craft activity. FREE of charge to all ‘Little Oaks!’. Not yet a member… follow the link below or ask at the Welcome Desk next time you visit!

MORE INFO

Hereford Owl Rescue

Hereford Owl
Rescue Visit
Saturday 22nd July – TBC

We are pleased to be welcoming Hereford Owl Rescue back again! Come along and see some of the beautiful owls currently at the rescue centre. They will be here from 11am until 3pm… don’t miss out!

Wild Wednesday Workshop

Wild Wednesday Workshop
‘Toy Workshop’
Wed. 26th July – 12-2pm

Suitable for children of all ages this workshop includes a number of craft activities including building and decorating a Yo-Yo and Toy Box. Also take part in our hunt around the plant area! Booking required as spaces are limited.

MORE INFO

August Events

Wild Wednesday Workshop - 'Miniature Gardens'

Wild Wednesday Workshop
‘Dinosaur & Fairy Gardens’
Wednesday 2nd August

Suitable for children of all ages this workshop includes making a miniature garden and a fun garden themed hunt around the plant area! Booking required as spaces are limited.

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'Great Oaks' Gardening Club Talk

‘Great Oaks’
Gardening Club Talk
Sat. 5th August – 9.30am

A FREE talk in our Tea Room from our own, recently retired, Keith Cowley. This talk’s topic is called ‘Colour of August’ alongside general August Gardening Tips. There is no fee to attend and no booking required. Just turn up and enjoy!

'Join the Buzz'

‘Join the Buzz’
with Local Beekeeper
Sunday 6th August

Local bee-keeper, Peter Guthrie will be with us again this year with his observation bee hive offering free information about the art of bee keeping. Join Peter for informal talks at 12pm and 2pm and also enjoy tasting Peter’s different honey varieties. Don’t forget to bring the children to take part in a candle making activity; fun for all the family! FREE to attend with no booking required.

Wild Wednesday Workshop - 'Summer Carnival'

Wild Wednesday Workshop
‘Summer Carnival’
Wednesday 9th August

Suitable for children of all ages this workshop includes a wide range of circus themed activities, bouncy castle and carnival themed craft activities! Booking required as spaces are limited.

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Charity Bingo Night

Charity
Bingo Night
Friday 11th August

After the success of our first Bingo Night last year we are hosting another! Enjoy an evening of delicious food and fun bingo in aid of our Charity of the Year, Ty Hafan.

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Wild Wednesday Workshop - 'Life at Sea'

Wild Wednesday Workshop
‘Life at Sea’
Wednesday 16th August

Suitable for children of all ages this workshop includes building and decorating a wooden sail boat before decorating a Pirate Mask! Also enjoy a hunt around the plant area. Booking required.

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Beer & Chilli Festival'

Beer &
Chilli Festival
Saturday 19th August – TBC

Our annual Beer & Chilli Festival is great fun for the whole family! Come along and get into the festival spirit with live music, local beers, lagers, ciders, delicious food as well as a chilli eating challenge!

FREE to attend with no booking required.

Little Oaks Activity Stand

Little Oaks
Activity Stand
Sat. 19th August – 12-2pm

Bring the children to enjoy a fun, educational craft activity. FREE of charge to all ‘Little Oaks!’. Not yet a member… follow the link below or ask at the Welcome Desk next time you visit!

MORE INFO

Wild Wednesday Workshop - 'Monster Mash'

Wild Wednesday Workshop
‘Monster Mash’
Wednesday 23rd August

Suitable for children of all ages this workshop includes making pop-up monsters and finger puppets! Also take part in a monster hunt around the plant area! Booking required as spaces are limited.

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