The Friends spent many hours in 2003 putting together a bilingual three-fold to promote the garden. 5000 have been printed, at a cost of £950.
In 2004 we arranged in Lesotho, South Africa. We were able to invite the curator, Mr Tau Mahlelebe, to attend a Lesotho Day held in the University. The Friends paid his airfare and some expenses in the UK. This event was well attended. Tri-lingual Twinning Certificates were presented to our Curator, Nigel Brown and Mr Mahlelebe by Professor Mark Baird, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University.
We have arranged with the North Wales and Chester Orchid Society at Goredale Garden Centre, and also with the Gwynedd Astronomical Society.
are now ongoing.
Each year a to visit gardens further afield is arranged by volunteers. Any surplus goes to our funds and to subsidise any possible shortfall on the following year’s trip.
Funds raised by these activities:
Figures not presently available
Entrance fees, refreshments, miscellaneous sales.
* The most recent Plant Sale in April 2005 raised £1200