Montgomeryshire Branch

The Montgomeryshire branch ....


Tuesday 26 March: 7.30pm - A talk on ‘The Work of WHGT’ to the Llanidloes Gardening Club, at the Elephant Hotel, Llanidloes.
Talk by Simon Baynes in my role as national Chairman of WHGT. There will be tea and coffee available as well as the bar in the hotel.

Thursday 18 April: 6.30-8pm - Book launch of ‘Lake Vyrnwy – The Story of a Sporting Hotel’ by John Baynes, George Westropp and Simon Baynes.
Drinks and canapes will be served – more details in the enclosed invitation.

Weekend 10- 12 May WHGT 30th Anniversary Weekend: ‘How Green Is My Valley: Gardens and Industry in South Wales’
details and booking:

Weekend 14- 16 June 2019 Montgomeryshire Literary Festival Gwyl Llên Maldywn at Gregynog.
Friday 14th June: 7pm - Sir Simon Jenkins speaking on Welsh Architecture.
Saturday 15th June: 6pm - A Celebration of Gregynog Hall and gardens with Trevor Fishlock and Prue Keely Davies
Further details and other talks at the Festival  on

Sunday 23 June: 2- 6pm - Garden Open at Vaynor Park, Berriew.
Extensive gardens with dramatic views set in fine parkland. Of particular note are the beautiful herbaceous borders and rose garden.
Teas will be served and there will be a large plant stall.

Welekend 20- 21 July 10.30-5.30pm: Summer Fayre at Bryngwyn Hall Llanfyllin, SY22 5LJ
This will be held in the lovely Grade 2* listed gardens with many new exhibitors selling the best of regional food and drink, unusual plants and trees, garden sculpture, ceramics, wood carvings and high quality crafts.
Tickets cost £5 each (under 12’s free) and include entry to the 9 acre gardens and poison gardens. Teas also available. More information at

Saturday 17 August 7-9pm: Mid-Wales Opera in the gardens of Powis Castle, Welshpool.
Exclusive night time opening of the grounds. Mid-Wales Opera performing in the Grade I gardens.
Please bring a picnic and enjoy a lovely evening!

Weekend of 6- 8 September: WHGT National AGM 2019 hosted by Gwynedd branch at Plas Cadnant on Anglesey.
More details will be available in due course.

For further details please contact   Simon Baynes 07880 786573 or