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Join the V&A Waterfront   for an early evening NIKE run every Wednesday. Everyone to meet at the NIKE Store in Victoria Wharf shopping centre (opposite the Centre Court, close to Kauai).

If you don't like running with other people, you've been running with the wrong people. Run with us. Meet every Wednesday at the NIKE store to get the most of your run. NIKE just do it!


Date: 1 October 2014 - 29 April 2015

Time: N/A

Duration: 1.5 hours

Venue: V&A Running Route - Meet at Nike Store  

Cost: Free

Location: V&A Waterfront

Closest Parking: Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre Garage

Telephone: +27 (0) 11 256 0700

Website: http://www.nike.com

 

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The best outdoor cinematic experience in Cape Town is back - the Galileo Open Air Cinema returns to the Mother City from Friday 31 October, 2014.

This year's captivating programme features some of film's greatest releases, including Top Gun, Love Actually,Breakfast at Tiffany's and more. A tasty new addition to the Galileo is the launch of its programme in the Cape Winelands.

The reel fun continues at the V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and Hillcrest Quarry Estate.

Get the full programme, which runs until 23 April 2015, here.

Book your tickets:

Tickets are R 70 to R 95 and available at Webtickets.

For more info, please visit www.thegalileo.co.za

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The Galileo Open Air Cinema offers this experience every Thursday from 6 November to 30 April on the Croquet Lawn, above the V&A Waterfront’s Ulundi Parking Garage. Viewers can choose to have dinner at any one of over 80 eateries in the Waterfront, or they can opt to bring their own picnic baskets and take in the unsurpassed views the V&A offers.

Chairs and blankets will be available for hire.

The event opens at 6pm, and screenings will begin between 7.30pm and 8.15pm, depending on the time of year and the different light conditions. For more information about the film line-up or starting times, visit The Galileo

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What better way to end off a long week than with some Beer Pong? Every Friday and Saturday evening from 8pm onwards, Wembley Tap Bar give you the chance to find your inner

‘athlete’ with two beer pong tables ready to use. With prizes and free shots up for grabs for the winning team, you can celebrate your victory properly. Quench your thirst

with a wide variety of small-batch brews on tap and some delicious bar snacks to keep you on top form throughout the evening. Games work on a first come, first serve basis and

there is no cost attached to playing. Booking is not essential but it is recommended for large groups.

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Kabelo Kim Modise Exhibits at Casa Labia from 28 February – 26 April 2015.

Kabelo Kim Modise is a Botswana-born, Windhoek based artist. This is Modise’s 8th solo exhibition and is a continuation of themes explored in his solo at the National Art Gallery of Namibia in June 2014 titled ‘Line of Duty’. ‘Ground Zero’ comprises two bodies of work, firstly a series of oil paintings exploring the bombing of the Twin Towers in New York on 11 September 2001 and secondly a series of linocuts focusing on former South African President Nelson Mandela.

For more information:

Telephone: +27 (0) 21 788 6068

Email: wendy@casalabia.co.za

Website: casalabia.co.za

 

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Jou Ma Se Comedy Club is proud to announce its name change to Cape Town Comedy Club.

“This is quintessentially a coming of age story” says founder and co-owner, comedian Kurt Schoonraad. The
brand was first created in 2005 and part of the Cape Town Festival, as a tongue in cheek “Pop up Comedy
Club”. In 2007, the club then moved to the Albert Hall in Woodstock, where Kurt’s idea to provide a regular,
reputable stand-up club was welcomed with open arms by Cape Town’s laugh-craving populace. Word soon
spread, and Jou Ma Se Comedy Club became known as the mother of all Cape Town comedy clubs and home
to some of the country’s greatest talent. The club then moved to The River Club in Observatory in 2010 until
October 2013. In November 2013 the brand finally found a permanent home at the beautiful historic
Pumphouse in the heart of the V&A Waterfront.

The club has hosted some of the world’s most famous comedians including; Michael Mittermeier
(Germany), Christopher Titus (US), Babben Larsson (Sweden), Dana Alexander (UK) and the best of
the best South African stars and also hosted numerous high profile corporate events. On the 30th of March
Comedy Central will air the first special “Cape Town Comedy Club presents ….”, a first of its kind for Cape
Town, shot live at the Cape Town Comedy Club.

After a highly successful first year at the clubs new home at The Pumphouse, the management team has
decided to rename the club to “Cape Town Comedy Club”. Kurt explains “On reflection the name change
seems like a natural thing to do, it feels like the brand is all grown up now and the new name reflects that. The
name change which comes into effect on 25th February 2015 also makes it available to a much wider
audience.”

Kurt and his team look forward to many more years of making you all laugh at the new...............Cape Town
Comedy Club.


For more details:
Cape Town Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
Cost: R95 – Wed & Thurs / R120 – Fri, Sat, Sun
Book Now: www.computicket.com

Also available from any Computicket outlet or Shoprite, Checkers stores
Tickets sold telephonically on the day (+27 (0)79 495 3989), subject to availability

Time: Starts 8.30pm. Doors open 6pm
Telephone: 0214188880 / 0794953989
E-mail: info@capetowncomedy.com
Website: www.capetowncomedy.com

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What will you choose Brubeck, Big Band or a bit of the blues?
Jazz Appreciation Month - April 2015


Every April, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) highlights the glories of jazz as both a historical and a living treasure. Here is one special month to draw greater public attention to the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz and its importance to South African culture.

So, is jazz just for people that already love jazz and want to celebrate it further? 
The answer is yes and no!

Yes, this gives jazz-lovers a great excuse to participate in jazz-related activities for the month - but it also gives them the chance to introduce an exciting genre of music to those less familiar!

In Cape Town, The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant leads this initiative with a distinguished line-up of jazz musicians and jazz bands – everything from African Jazz to Gypsy Jazz to Cape Jazz to Classics in Jazz and Big Band Jazz. The exciting line-up for April includes pianist Darius Brubeck, vocalists Melanie Scholtz, Tina Schouw, Zoe Modiga, Soi Soi Queza and Amy Campbell, CT Tango Ensemble, Cape Dutch Connection, and the fabulous DELFT BIG BAND, amongst others. The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant will also celebrate its second anniversary during April. For more information visit www.thecryptjazz.com

If nothing’s going on in your area there are still plenty of ways to get involved, perhaps watch some webcasts to get clued up on jazz’s cultural history, tune in to a jazz radio station or buy some new CDs and have a party with your friends. Jazz is a celebration of freedom and creativity, so parties and dancing are positively encouraged!

And don't forget that on 30 April it is International Jazz Day. UNESCO proclaimed the day in November 2011 and the aim of the day is to raise awareness of jazz in education, peace and unity.  The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant will host the fabulous DELFT BIG BAND conducted by Ian Smith on Thursday 30 April as part of International Jazz Day.

Funding support is received from CONCERTS SA for the performance of live music at THE CRYPT. CONCERTS SA is a Norwegian/South African initiative.

The CRYPT is open five days a week – from Tuesday till Saturday - serving drinks and dinner. ‘Live Jazz’ music is on offer in a relaxed, listening atmosphere on Tuesdays through Thursdays from 19:00 to 22:00 and from 20.00 to 23.00 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a cover charge of R75 per person. Parking is available in Queen Victoria Street and also in the Cathedral parking area. The venue is located on bus and taxi routes, and within walking distance of several city hotels and guest lodges.

The jazz programme changes daily, and is available online, at www.thecryptjazz.com


Open: Tuesday to Saturday, for drinks and dinner
Website: www.thecryptjazz.com
Bookings:  sms or whatsapp +27 (0)79 683 4658
Email:  info@thecryptjazz.com
Follow on Twitter:  @thecryptjazz
Facebook: The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant

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Grant and Shaun: A Double Bill of Dance at the Baxter for a short season this April

In Grant and Shaun: A Double Bill of Dance, Cape Town artists Grant van Ster and Shaun Oelf, two of the hottest young talents on the local dance and theatre scenes, take to the Baxter’s Flipside stage for a short season, from 9 to 18 April, to perform a brand new work Most Honest Man and their critically acclaimed The Architecture of Tears.

With the premier of Most Honest Man, UCT graduates Mdu Kweyama and Alex McCarthy make their debut as artists-in-residence at the Baxter Theatre Centre for 2015, made possible by the Rolf-Stephan Nussbaum Foundation. For the production the two theatre-makers are supervised by the Baxter’s CEO and artistic director Lara Foot. Resident director Kweyama heads the production as director and choreographer, with dramaturgy and assistant direction by resident playwright McCarthy.

Based on Shakespeare’s Othello, Most Honest Man looks at the relationship between Othello (performed by Grant) and Iago (performed by Shaun), exploring the notions of sexual jealousy and its power to destroy. Through movement the relationship between the two characters is interrogation as they delve into issues such as trust, virtue, amorality, projection and isolation.

Last year they teamed up with dancer-musician Thabisa Dinga and choreographer-director Ananda Fuchs to create The Architecture of Tears, an exploration into the human responses to attraction beyond gender and social correctness. It has been performed to great acclaim at the 2014 Cape Town Fringe and Baxter Dance Festival and most recently at the 2015 Dance Umbrella in Johannesburg. For this season at the Baxter, Ciara Barron will perform the female role from 9 to 14 April, followed by Thabisa Dinga from 15 to 18 April.

The Architecture of Tears was visually inspired by a study of 100 Tears Photographed Through A Standard Light Microscope conducted by Rose-Lynn Fisher in 2013 which comments on falling lustfully, landing painfully, dusting off vigorously and confronting our complex and simple truths.

Blogger Sarah Robertson gushed, “Wow … I haven’t watched such exquisite dancers in … too long. Grant Van Ster and Shaun Oelf of FO8, along with Thabisa Dinga are masterful movers. Ananda Fuch’s challenging choreography makes for an excellent dance work. Skilful is an understatement.”

Whatsonincapetown said, “The movement of the trio of dancers is articulate, fluid and continuous” and Broadwaybaby.com agreed, saying 'brilliantly choreographed and danced with all the ease and aplomb and daring and precision one could wish for.” The Cape Times described it as “Performed with incredible tenderness and dexterity … this is another brave, boundary-pushing work by their Figure of Eight Dance Collective,” and Litnet called it “A phenomenal production by phenomenal artists.”

This exciting double bill of Most Honest Man and The Architecture of Tears will showcase their talents and further expand their repertoire which they have managed to build up in a short of time.

Grant and Shaun: A Double Bill of Dance previews on 9 April, opens on 10 April and runs until 18 April, at 7pm nightly, with a matinee on Saturday, 18 April at 3pm. Ticket prices are R60 for the preview, matinee and for the school performance on 16 April at 11am, and R100 for all other performances.

Booking is through Computicket on 0861 915 8000, online at www.computicket.com or at any Shoprite Checkers outlet.

For discounted corporate, schools or block-bookings, charities or fundraisers, contact Sharon on +27 (0)21 680 3962, email sharon.ward@uct.ac.za or Carmen on +27 (0)21 680 3993, email carmen.kearns@uct.ac.za.

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The venue is open Wednesday to Sunday with a different show each week, at the historical landmark.

The Pumphouse at the V&A Waterfront. It hosts the best the comedy world has to offer, with both local and internationally iconic comedians gracing its stage. In addition to this world class entertainment, patrons can enjoy great food, relax, laugh and just have fun in a safe, upmarket environment.

The venue arranges seating and often patrons have to share tables.

For group seating arrangements, call +27 (0) 79 495 3989.

On stage this week:

Headline: KG

MC: Tracy Klass

Support: Yaseen Barnes

Open Mic: Devin Gray, Liam Bento

Book now at Computicket to avoid disappointment!

For more info and the line-up (subject to change without prior notice), visit http://www.capetowncomedy.com

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With events taking place in major cities across South Africa from April until July, Grade 11 and 12 students from all over the country are invited to attend what is sure to be the best event to date. Last year’s event saw the attendance of leading international institutions from America, Germany, Russia and Botswana, along with thousands of students from state and private schools.

A major highlight of this year’s event will be the High Flyers Power Hour, which will run between 09h00 and 15h00. During this time, speakers from various industries across the country and beyond will have a chance to present their products to attending schools and students, in short 10 minute presentations.

The line-up for the 2015 Student Expo talks includes the following study areas:

• 09h00 Universities.

• 09h30 Agricultural, FMCG and hospitality studies.

• 10h00 Décor and design, technical and engineering studie.s

• 10h30 Bookkeeping, secretarial, accountancy, business, law and economics

• 11h00 Health Science, medical, nursing sport and fitness studies. 

• 11h30 Pluming, welding, carpentry and electrical studies.

• 12h00 Computer & project management studies. 

• 12h30 Management studies; Human Resources and childcare studies.

• 13h30 Teaching, art, fashion and creative studies. 

• 14h30 Media, journalism, event management and wedding planning. 

Attending students will have the opportunity to meet influential leaders across a variety of industries, while viewing presentations from universities and companies throughout the country. This exhibition offers an extremely useful platform for high school students – especially those wanting to explore the numerous paths offered after school.

Presenting students with a full spectrum overview of student life, the Student Expo is designed to offer guidance and direction as well as inspiration on the vast range of opportunities that lie in wait for South Africa’s youth. In addition to potential fields of study, students will also have the chance to learn more about the specifics of student life,from accommodation to finances, transportation, training, social and sporting opportunities.

Soft skills such as interview preparation and job hunting will also be covered, further helping to empower school leavers’ in their career growth.

Older students, school leavers and graduates are also invited to attend these life-shaping events, which are open to anyone seeking to expand their horizons and prepare for student life.

Companies, universities and industries who wish to participate in this year’s Student Expo have a range of stand options, including table & chair option for only R 3500 (Cape Town only) or 2x1m shell scheme stands that are available at R7000, 2x2m stands for R9000, 2x3m stands for R11000 and 3x3m stands for R16000.

For more information on obtaininga stand at one of the upcoming events, please contact accounts@student-expo.com.

For general enquiries and information on the Student Expo 2015, visit www.student-expo.com.

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The Willowbridge Barnyard in Durbanville offers something completely different in the middle of April as the ultimate feel good banjo, fiddle and double bass led, blue-grass influenced rock show.

The spotlight falls on the folk, celtic and country inspired music of Mumford and Sons as the show celebrates the origins and emulators of this uplifting, stomping, banjo infused musical trend which has stormed the charts over the past few years.

Artists such as James Blunt, The Lumineers, Passenger, One Direction, One Republic, Imagine Dragons, Phillip Phillips, Avicii and our local Jeremy Loops and Matthew Mole have all been inspired by the Mumford sound.

They rub shoulders with infectious standards such as Dueling Banjos, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, The Soggy Bottom Boys’s Man of Constant Sorrow, Whiskey in the Jar and the Raggle Taggle Gypsy, all of which are bound to get the party going!

Presented by ace Eastern Cape-based production company Centrestage, the highly entertaining 7 piece lineup consists of a showcase of seasoned entertainers and top musicians who have performed throughout South Africa over the past 10 years.

The lineup comprises of Wayne Kallis, Aston Wylie and Hugo Kleinhans all on vocals, keyboards and guitar, with Gino Fabbri on drums, Andrew Warneke on double bass, with Colin Lyall on banjo and Nicholas Fidler on fiddle

The Mumford Revolution promises to take you on musical journey through the evolution from the American Country Bluegrass & Irish Celtic influences to the Mumford & Sons hipster phenomenon we know and enjoy today.

Songs such as James Blunt’s Bonfire Heart, One Direction’s Story of my Life, Daughtry’s Long live rock and roll, One Republic’s Counting Stars, American Author’s Best Day of My Life and Avicii’s Hey Brother, Wake Me Up and These Days and local lads Matthew Mole’s “Take Yours I’ll Take Mine” and Jeremy Loop’s “Skinny Jeans” all make it into the show by virtue of their driving kick-drum sound and celtic overtones.

The Revolution also takes in the likes of the Charlie Daniels band as well as the Dubliners and a selection of Irish sing-along songs.

A selection of popular Mumford and Sons songs such as Babel, I Will Wait, Little Lion Man and The Cave, amongst others are also featured.

The Mumford Revolution is a show to be enjoyed by young and old, hipsters and hillbillies alike!

Tickets: R140 per person

To book call Willowbridge Barnyard on +27 (0) 21 914 8375 or book online.

Friday and Saturday’s shows start at 8PM and Sunday’s show at 2PM.

For more information, contact:

Jessica Randall: +27 (0) 41 368 3093 / +27 (0) 83 225 5401

Gary Hemmings: +27 (0) 82 371 1079

 

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The Quadrant – Claremont’s ‘work, live and play’ precinct bordering Wilderness and Main Roads (close to Kingsbury Hospital) and adjoining the Claremont Library – recently unveiled its new Saturday market.

The Quadrant, which is fast becoming one of the most sought after residential, health-zone and office node has opened its adjoining Library Square to speciality traders.

And the organisers are welcoming all to share in the markets bounty.

Stalls are set up on the leafy Library Square which forms part of the precinct, and patrons have the choice of a wide variety of items for sale.  These include fresh farm produce, freshly baked breads, artisan goods, boutique wines, homemade preserves, olives, gourmet food, seasonal items, crafts, artwork from local artists and plants & herbs.

Members of the public are also invited to simply soak up the atmosphere of the vibrant market or to enjoy some refreshments at A Tavola restaurant and Café Nood that also form part of the precinct.

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Cape Town, February 2015 - The Tokai Forest Market offers the perfect place for shoppers to look forward to a peaceful, fun and magical experience every Saturday.

Held in the southern suburbs near Constantia, this market has a little bit of something for visitors of all ages. It also provides an opportunity for some family quality time and adventure. There is a great deal of fun to be had for each member of the family, from activities for the kids to shopping for the teens as well as culinary highlights for the foodies.

The Tokai Forest Market began in 2007 under the name of the Porter Produce Estate Market, offering locals an outdoor market set in the picturesque forest of Tokai. With its new name comes an extended range of activities, ensuring a market that is fresher, more interesting and packed with activities for children, adults and even teenagers to enjoy.

Set in a large open space, visitors have the opportunity to have coffee, breakfast and brunch while doing some early morning browsing at this unique home industry market. There are many stalls that range from delicious baked breads and pies to jewellery, handcrafted décor items for the home, children’s clothes and a number of additional local traders and charities. The stalls cater to foodies of Cape Town, fashionistas that are always looking for bargain or a unique piece to add to their ever-growing closets, lovers looking for a different type of date and families seeking a kid-friendly outing. There is also an area being built to accommodate for kids parties!.

Participating vendors that can be found at Tokai Forest Market include the following:

  • Yandiswa Mazwana - Recycled art made locally.
  • Healthy Bite - Healthy wraps for lunches and light meals.
  • Italian Wiches - Flat breads with tasty fillings.
  • Aubrey Wonderjuice - Fresh juices made to order.
  • Debbie’s Deli - Pickled fish, homemade gingerbeer, homemade pineapple beer and other craft food.
  • Hot Stuff - Curries, sauces and pies.
  • Reflexology - Onsite reflexology treatments.
  • Moer Koffie - Old fashioned coffee made the traditional way.
  • The Braai Corner- Ready-made traditional braai with salads.
  • The Grand East - Curries, vegetarian dishes and crispy samosas.
  • The Baker Down the Road - Wholesome and tasty breads, baked goods and pies.
  • Sublime - Fudge and pavlova.
  • Mike’s Frames - Vintage wooden frames and wooden toys.
  • Pens Charcuterie - Chorizo and pork products.
  • Charlie’s pickles &Preserves - Homemade pickles.
  • Olyfberg - Olives in every form.
  • Freedom Bakery - Gluten and sugar free bread, cake, brownies and crunchies.
  • Our Planet Rocks- Rocks, fossils and semi-precious stones.
  • Lorna’s Bags - Genuine leather bags and accessories.
  • Happy Slabs - Ceramic tiles that kids decorate with coloured sand and beads.
  • Sandart Cards - Children’s art made from coloured sand.
  • Dadiva - Sterling silver handcrafted jewellery.
  • Farm Fresh Produce - Affordable, hand selected goods that are fresh from the farms and naturally grown.
  • Top of the morning – Traditional breakfast.
  • Iced - Frozen fruit juices.
  • Grilled - Prego rolls, German/Gourmet sausages and smoked bacon to take home and cook yourself.
  • Pickled Popper - Range of Mexican foods.
  • Fragnant Garden – A range of homemade natural products for the home and body.
  • Beyond Events - Delicate and beautiful stemware and beautiful colours.
  • Bonzai - Designer bath goodies for young and old (unique soaps).
  • Picosso - Handmade jewellery made from brass, sterling silver and gold.
  • Craze M - Handmade old fashion wooden toys.
  • Wraps and goodiegats - Gourmet samoosas to drive you crazy! Bacon and cheese, chocolate, broccoli, corn and rosemary potato.
  • Clere -lapree clere-lapree - The best homemade cheeses you will give your left leg for.
  • Iris stuck pottery - Beautifully hand crafted homeware.Cafe pronto - Origin coffee indulgence homemade ice creams.
  • Lo’s honey - Raw honey, honey combs and honey wax.


Loads more deli foods, biltong, vegetarian foods and drinks.

The market has a wide variety of activities for children as well as adults hoping to unleash their inner child. These include jungle gyms, pony rides, lazertag and jumping castles we have for the little ones.

Every week at 11am there will be an activity for parents or kids and a lunchtime menu to ensure a peaceful, unrushed lunch. Unlike most other markets that close soon after lunch, the Tokai Forest Market is open from 09h00 until 14h00, allowing a leisurely afternoon with no need to hurry.

A message from one of the Tokai forest Market organisers: “This market is important for the home based traders and the organizations that we support, how we depend on the community and also try service the area in which we situated. There will be no alcohol sold at the market but you are more than welcome to bring a picnic with champagne or a bottle of wine to enjoy under the trees (As long as things stay controlled).”

For further details about the Tokai Forest Market keep checking their Facebook page and website for up to date information and happenings. Find them on their website at www.TokaiForestMarket.co.za or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tokaiforestmarket/

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The Grand White Dinner is the leading white pop up picnic event in South Africa and is already spreading across the rest of the world. With its first 4 sold out events in 2014 and over 8000 guests it has had an incredible start. The event welcomes any gender, sex, race and age. All we ask for is that you dress all in white with a touch in green. This is to plant a seed in the South African nation about the importance about the environmental awareness. The most important purpose for our event is to “Bring people together”. We want to host an unforgettable afternoon and evening for our guests, filled with entertainment, music and comedy.

The future for The Grand White is to host an event in every bigger city in South Africa. For 2016 we are planning to host the biggest white party in Johannesburg ever hosted in Africa. The event will become a yearly tradition which will be the most sought after in the country.

The dates for The Grand White 2015 are as below:
 

Please see our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TGWSA and youtube video from our Cape Town event - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-7xty_TK8M to get an understanding of the event.

Cape Town   21st February   Expecting 2000 guests
Port Elizabeth   28th February   Expecting 1000 guests
Pretoria   28th March   Expecting 2000 guests
Johannesburg   18th April   Expecting 5000 guests
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Escape to the Wine lands and visit with Deon Meyer at the launch of his new Afrikaans book Ikarus at the Grande Roche Hotel.


Deon Meyer is an old journalist and was in advertising. He is also known for his internet strategy. Now he is known to be a full-time writer and lives in Stellenbosch. Deon is a favourite in the Afrikaans genre and is international renowned for his thriller's.

Accommodation available at the hotel for the Deon Meyer dinner at R1410.00 per person and this includes breakfast and the function.

Date: 18 April 2015

Time: 19:00

Price: R495 per person

  • Price includes a four course meal and a specially selected Rhebokskloof wine. 

 

Hotel reservations to be at reserve@granderoche.co.za

Function bookings to be made at christine@granderoche.co.za

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