Peace Garden Working Party for ‘Temple Friends’

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 19/06/2024
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location
National Garden of Peace

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Peace Garden Volunteers participating in the last ‘Peace Garden International Workcamp’ in 2016, bringing together from 8 nations.

Peace Garden Working Party for ‘Temple Friends’

Led by WCIA Trustee Ceri Black, this date has been earmarked for Temple Friends and Trustees to join a ‘teambuiding’ day challenge to spruce up the National Garden of Peace, clean and improve the memorials within it, and where appropriate add new planting, flags and public information.

Tasks will be wide ranging and most quite practical, such as weeding, raking, planting, pruning, cleaning / fixing memorials, installing replacements, replacing flags, installing, varnishing / painting and securing benches and tables, developing improved public information, etc. We hope for this to become the first of a regular series of working bees, that we hope can engage many of the groups who have memorials in the peace garden to share and celebrate their peace heritage, and to explore other opportunities for collaboration.

Please register below so we have an idea of who will be coming. Please note, Temple Friends and volunteers / supporters in the widest sense are most welcome (such as memnbers from groups who have memorials in the Peace Garden) – but this is not intended as an activity open to ‘general public’ , and is unsuitable for student / children’s work experience.

Peace Garden Memorials Trail

This event will also offer the opportunity for trustees and supporters to trial the newly developed ‘Peace Garden Memorials Trail‘, enabling visitors to use their mobile phones / tablet devices to explore the garden, find 50+ memorials, and discover the stories behind them (along with digitised archives on each). This project is currently being undertaken by Student Placements.

For Organisers / Activity Planning

  • View Peace Garden Store Shed Flickr Album to view gardening tools and materials currently held in the Basement Storeroom.
  • Previous Peace Garden projects will be digitised and linked form here in due course
  • Following the 19 July session, Temple Friends will be seeking volunteers to run or help with ongoing monthly gardening bees.

Shortly following the Pandemic in June 2021 (when the Peace Garden had become heavily overgrown over lockdowns), Size of Wales were the first project to plant a memorial rose bush as a https://www.wcia.org.uk/sizeofwales-peterdavies/ on his retirement, accompanied by ex-First Minister Carwyn Jones (and incoming Size of Wales Chair). See https://www.wcia.org.uk/sizeofwales-peterdavies/

 

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Ticket Type Spaces
Gardening Bee Participant
standard ticket / volunteer registration
Organiser or Leader
Happy to coordinate parts of project with multiple volunteers

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