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More details - A Citrus Celebration
Kick start your summer with a celebration of all things citrus at Tredegar House. Our gardens will be a joy for all the senses. Experience the sweet and tangy aroma of dried lemons and limes while walking through a kaleidoscope of orange and yellow hues adorning the flower beds.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Today to Sun 21 Jul

More details - Tredegar House - Explorer backpacks
Get closer to nature with our handy one-stop shop for young explorers. Explorer backpacks are now available with everything a young explorer needs to discover the secrets of our formal gardens.
Tredegar House, Newport
Today to Sat 31 Aug

More details - Home farm tours
Join us on a walk around Tredegar House home farm. Previously a hive of activity, hear stories of the buildings’ former uses and the lives of those who worked here. Booking not needed. Dogs on leads are welcome. Meet at the Lesser Barn by the gift shop, opposite the Brewhouse tea-room.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Fri 19 Jul 19 and Sat 20 Jul

More details - Geology Day
Budding Geologists can kick off the Summer Holidays stepping back in time to discover nature’s records of those animals and plants that lived a long time ago. We’re going to be joined by South Wales Geology Society for an afternoon of gold panning and fossil discoveries.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Sun 21 Jul 19

More details - Fabulous Fish
Ever wondered what is lurking in the ponds at Newport Wetlands£ Join us pond dipping and you’ll be amazed at the weird and wonderful wildlife we’ll find underwater. You might discover an alien-like dragonfly nymph, or even a stickleback fish.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Mon 22 Jul 19 to Thu 25 Jul

More details - Toddler Fabulous Fish
Join us for lots of fun getting to know our fabulous fishy friends, using our special nets to safely find out what’s in the pond. Hear songs and stories about fabulous fish and make your own sand sculptures of the creatures you find. Booking essential - Call 01633 636363.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - Flutterby Butterfly Ball
Flutterby for a fantastic session of butterfly filled fun. Join us on our fancy dress butterfly hunt for in our wildflower meadows. We will be making wings and antennae and providing butterfly themed face painting. There will be butterfly themed natural art and everyone will get to take home a hapa zome butterfly.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Mon 29 Jul 19 to Thu 1 Aug

More details - Summer Fest 2019
We’re teaming up with Urban Circle once more to bring you Summer Fest! Enjoy music, dance, food and some unique and cutting edge street style theatre in the manor house. Urban Circle is an arts and music youth organisation based in Newport.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Fri 2 Aug 19 and Sat 3 Aug

More details - Binocular and Telescope Weekend
Come along to our binocular and telescope demo weekend and take a closer look at the wildlife wonders at RSPB Newport Wetlands. You will have the opportunity to try out our fantastic range of binoculars and telescopes.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Sat 3 Aug, Sat 31 Aug

More details - Fairies and Folklore
A magical week looking for fairy doors and other mystical creatures with wings. Activities will be based around a welsh folktale, and we’ll be making potions and wands and our very own fairy garden as the story unfolds. Drop in from 10.30am - 12pm or 2pm - 3.30pm.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Mon 5 Aug 19 to Thu 8 Aug

More details - Open archive
On the first Tuesday of every month our volunteer archivists will be opening up the mansion house library and giving you an opportunity to dig a little deeper into our history. Booking not needed.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Tue 6 Aug

More details - Toddler Fairies and Folklore
Toddler fun filled fairy themed stories and songs based around local Welsh folklore. We’ll be making potions, wands and fairy gardens as the story unfolds. Booking essential - call 01633 636363.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Fri 9 Aug 19

More details - Dino Dig
Are you ready to get a little messy and be a wild explorer of the past£ Excavate bones and learn about the amazing prehistoric creatures that used to live in the Gwent Levels. We’ll be creating our own miniature replica mud hut village, and making footprints in the mud just like the bronze age families did.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Mon 12 Aug 19 to Thu 15 Aug

More details - Toddler Dino Dig
Are you ready to get a little messy£ If so join our toddler dino dig, finding bones buried in the sand, and making mud footprints, just like the bronze age toddlers of the past made here in the Gwent Levels. Along with songs and a story this action packed session will keep your toddlers active and amazed!
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Fri 16 Aug 19

More details - Big Wild Sleepout
Join us for an action packed evening of wildlife activities and a night under canvas. We’ll cook dinner around the campfire, and during the evening we’ll be pond dipping, moth trapping and bat detecting. We’ll set off once it’s dark to see what’s about when we’re usually asleep.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Sat 17 Aug 19 and Sun 18 Aug

More details - Mr Birds Restaurant
Pay a visit to Mr Birds Restaurant and see if you can match the beak to the food using different tools. You’ll watch birds feeding in our nature garden and make your own feeders to take home.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Mon 19 Aug 19 to Thu 22 Aug

More details - Bat and Moth Walk
Prepare to be amazed at how many bats we’ll find after hours at RSPB Newport Wetlands. We’ll find out lots about bats and moths whilst we toast marshmallows around the campfire, and make some delicious s’mores and hot chocolate.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - KataKanu on the Lake
Head out on our beautiful lake for a KataKanu session this Bank Holiday weekend. In partnership with Channel Kayaks, we’re helping you to see Tredegar House from a unique perspective.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Sat 24 Aug 19 to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Wild Woods
Go wild in the woods and make a den for you and the woodland creatures you’ll find. Make magical mobiles and crafty creatures from natural woodland materials. There will be lots of sensory activities and woodland games to play. Drop in from 10.30 - 12pm or 2pm - 3.30pm.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Mon 26 Aug 19 to Thu 29 Aug

More details - Toddler Wild Woods
Go wild in the woods and make a leafy shelter for you and the woodland creatures we’ll be finding. We’ll be making magical mobiles and crafty creatures from natural materials from the woodland. Lots of sensory activities to bring the woods alive! Booking essential - call 01633 636363.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Tredegar House - Explorer backpacks
Get closer to nature with our handy one-stop shop for young explorers. Explorer backpacks are now available with everything a young explorer needs to discover the secrets of our formal gardens.
Tredegar House, Newport
Sun 1 Sep 19 to Wed 30 Oct

More details - Open archive
On the first Tuesday of every month our volunteer archivists will be opening up the mansion house library and giving you an opportunity to dig a little deeper into our history. Booking not needed.
Tredegar House Pencarn Way, Newport
Tue 3 Sep, Tue 1 Oct

More details - Tredegar House - Explorer backpacks
Get closer to nature with our handy one-stop shop for young explorers. Explorer backpacks are now available with everything a young explorer needs to discover the secrets of our formal gardens.
Tredegar House, Newport
Thu 31 Oct 19 to Sun 3 Nov

More details - Binocular and Telescope Weekend
Come along to our binocular and telescope demo weekend and take a closer look at the wildlife wonders at RSPB Newport Wetlands. You will have the opportunity to try out our fantastic range of binoculars and telescopes.
RSPB Newport Wetlands West Nash Road, Nash, Newport
Sat 5 Oct, Sat 2 Nov

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