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Our Aim is to celebrate, conserve, and enhance
Victoria Square
as a place of freedom, recreation & enjoyment for all

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Hello Visitor

Please note that just like our many projects, this website is currently undergoing development & expansion while we add all the new content relating to our work. Please bear with us while this happens, as just like in our Christmas Socks, there will be holes [in our information].

Don't worry, we will look to ensure all the important pages, such as Join Us are available throughout this time.

Thank you

 >Attempting to view this site on a mobile? Sorry, we'll be getting around to tidying it up for that soon.<  Latest Update 30th Nov 21

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We are National Lottery Heritage Fund*Welsh Government*& Community funded.

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We are working in collaboration with

Vale of Glamorgan Council*,

All Saints Church*

& The Community of Penarth.

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About Us

Friends of Victoria Square is a local Community Group, dedicated to Caring for Victoria Square, Penarth, and developing a variety of projects based around such themes as preservation, conservation, nature & gardening. We also exist as a way of helping The Community better use, understand and appreciate this local green-space.

We are a sub group of:

The Penarth Civic Society*

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Welcome to our Website &

please... Get Exploring!

Whether you are viewing this because you're at at Victoria Square, Penarth, and want to know more about what you're looking at, or you're not there but curious about our work, or are are looking to Visit Us soon and want to know more... here are some handy pointers to exploring the areas of this website, that will help you to navigate and understand the physical site.

If you are looking on information on the work we do then go to

 

 

 where you'll find pages about our Physical and Activity projects, covering everything from Arboreal to Wildlife, as well as how we work with local authorities and other community groups, perform conservation work and work for and with the community around us.

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If you're wondering about the animals. plants, trees and other natural wonders of The Square you can find everything we can tell you about all the different types here. From wildlife to wildflowers, trees, fungus and even its more domesticated users...

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We are a voluntary organisation.

Have we intrigued you enough that you might wish to Get Involved?

We have many ways you could JOIN US, from helping out at the site, to simply attending MEMBER EVENTS. There's options for people of all skill levels, interests, time constraints, knowledge levels and experiences. You don't need any previous experience in anything we do, as you can come and learn from us.

Don't want to Join?

Then why not SUPPORT US. We often do things the public can Get Involved with, such as plant and crop shares, community engagement and hosting PUBLIC EVENTS at the site. We work for the public and with the public to create a unique and interesting location that can be enjoyable in different ways throughout the year.

showcases the many Photos, Videos, Audio Clips (of things like amplified bat clicks and birdsong) and even Artwork & Literature we and our volunteers have generated. All there to help you visualise our work, even when you cannot visit it in person.

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Location

Victoria Square is located in Penarth, Wales. CF64 3EL.

It is a public green-space owned & operated by The Vale of Glamorgan Council(with a section owned by Church in Wales: All Saints Church*). It is part of the Penarth Conservation Zone*.

For details about how to get to us via transport links, as well as other information such as Parking Facilities,  Accessibility  etc.

... see our Visit Us page.

 

News & Events

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For current details of progress on our projects, activities and any up-and-coming events (both members & public) please visit our News Page, read our current Newsletter, and explore our Facebook Page \/ >.

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Also Check out Our Events Calendar for any upcoming.

We'll be running various types of events including:

Public ParticipationMembers Only

Cross-Community Collaboration (with other local, like-minded groups & organisations, plus schools etc.).

We may also promote Events by Other Groups in & around Penarth that we're not hosting, but are either attending in representation, or our members may want to go (as public).

(and also to show where dates might clash).

If you are in Penarth, why not also Visit Victoria Square itself, where you'll also find more information, and get to see first-hand our projects.

You may also find some of our volunteers there, who'll be happy to talk you through our work.

Watch the Facebook Page for notifications as to when we might be around.

Gallery

Visit our Gallery Pages for more photos, videos & audio clips relating to our work, as well as artwork and other contributions created by our members.