Category Archives: Events

Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2018 edition of our newsletter ‘The Walled Garden’ which can be downloaded at this link: The Walled Garden – Autumn 2018 pdf In this issue: Garden design update Grange university Hospital build news Growing Space pilot … Continue reading

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Llanfrechfa Village Scarecrow Competition 2018

It’s that time of year again when the Llanfrechfa Village Association holds it annual scarecrow competition. This year the Walled Garden project’s entry was Wales’ first Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, complete with yellow jersey, Welsh flag and a … Continue reading

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Weekend Working Parties – a Big Thank You!

We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came along this weekend to help us prepare the ground for the installation of a new electrical and water supply around the garden. Everyone worked really hard and … Continue reading

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Moving the Mountain Working Party – call for volunteers

The implementation of the Walled Garden design plan is moving ahead well. The central paving feature is almost complete but before we lay down the rest of the paths we need to lay in ducting for a new electricity and water supply. … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 2017

The second AGM of the Friends of Llanfrechfa Grange Walled Garden was held in the Main Hall at Llanfrechfa Grange on a dark and soggy afternoon on 20 November 2017. Despite the dreadful weather, a few brave souls joined the … Continue reading

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The Walled Garden – Newsletter Autumn 2017

Welcome to the Autumn 2017 edition of ‘The Walled Garden’. Autumn 2017 Garden Newsletter (pdf) In this issue: Wall repairs and new entrances Growing support for Autism Chepstow Family Fun Day More volunteering days Our partnerships and affiliations Membership renewals … Continue reading

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Meet Dorothy and Friends

We are delighted to announce that our entry into this year’s Llanfrechfa Village Association’s Scarecrow competition has won joint 1st prize for ‘Dorothy and Friends’ from the Wizard of Oz. The judges described them as “true works of art”! We … Continue reading

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Plant Sale – Llanfrechfa Grange Walled Garden

Mon 5 June 2017   –   Open 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Do please pop into the garden between these hours and ask for one of the members to serve you. We now have a range of plants for sale to … Continue reading

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Walled Garden Give and Gain Day 19 May 2017

Give and Gain Day is an annual volunteer day where companies provide their time and resources to volunteer for local community groups and charities. On Friday 19 May 2017 we are delighted to report that volunteers from the Health Board’s … Continue reading

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Hidden Now Heard Exhibition

An exhibition about Llanfrechfa Grange is taking place between 9 – 28 January 2017 at the Riverfront, Newport.  It is organised by Mencap Cymru and explores the lives of people with a learning disability who used to live at Llanfrechfa … Continue reading

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