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Tulbagh Spring Arts Festival 2013

The charming and historic town of Tulbagh is hosting their 3rd annual Spring Arts Festival presented by Drostdy Hof on the weekend of the 6 – 8 September 2013 The festival celebrates the arts in many varied forms, coinciding with the blooming of the wild flowers of Spring which include several varieties of rare indigenous bulbs that only flower in the Tulbagh valley. It is bound to be a very colourful event!

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Tulbagh is known as ‘the valley of abundance’ and the theme of this year’s Festival, ‘Abundance’ was born, it is a  reminder of all that the valley has to offer! The fest promises a wide variety of events, from choral and classical musical performances to all types of visual art as well as a feature on land art with exciting outdoor installations. No to mention what Set in the beautiful town with excellent food and wine and spectacular mountain views.

For more information please contact Jayson Clark on 023 230 11 71 or email  or visit Tulbagh Tourism

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Friday, 6 September 2013
15H00 Book Discussion: Andre P Brink’s PHILIDA by Hettie Lombaard Rijks Country House No charge
17H30 Book review: Jason Drew talks about his book “The Story of the Fly and how it could save the world” Rijks Country House No charge
19h00 Cabaret artist Daniele Pascal in “French Affairs”, dinner and show Montpellier de Tulbagh R250
22h00 “The dark prince of South African Blues”  Albert Frost Saronsberg Theatre R100
Saturday, 7 September 2013
10H00 Art, Crafts and Food market, whole day Church Street
10h00 Art exhibitions, whole day Village and Wine Estates
10H00 Book review: Carla van der Spuy, “Man or Monster” and “Breakfast in the Prison” Obiqua Prison, Tulbagh R10 donation & Bring a book
11H00 The Tulbagh Crusaders, Open-air Performance Van Riebeeck Park No charge
12H00 Die Jaloersbokkies with Nedine Blom Community Hall R10
12H00 Book review LAPA Publishers, authors Kristel Loots and Elsa Winckler Manley Wine Lodge No charge
13H00 The Ama-Wolseley Marimba Band, Open-air Performance Van Riebeeck Park No charge
14H00 Tygerberg Children’s Choir Dutch Reformed Church R120
14H00 The Tulbagh Crusaders, Open-air Performance Van Riebeeck Park No charge
15H00 The Ama-Wolseley Marimba Band, Open-air Performance Van Riebeeck Park No charge
15H30 Book review LAPA Publishers, authors Chanette Paul and Carla van der Spuy Manley Wine Lodge No charge
16H00 Local breakdancers, The Heartbreakers, Open-air Performance Van Riebeeck Park No charge
17H00 Saxophone Quartet SAXIT! Saronsberg Wine Estate R80
18H30 Albert Frost – Fender Guitar Workshop Saronsberg Theatre R90
19H30 Soprano Magdalene Minnaar in “Madness” Drostdy-Hof Wine Estate R150
20H00 Die Blues Broers Saronsberg Theatre R100
22H00 Jazz with Loki Rothman LIVE Saronsberg Theatre R80
Sunday, 8 September 2013
10h00 Art Exhibitions, all day Village and Wine estates
10H00 Art, Crafts and Food market, all day Church Street
11H30 Cape Philharmonic Orchestra Dutch Reformed Church R100
15H00 “Beethoven” at the Piano, with Francois du Toit & Jose Dias Oudekerk Museum R100

Comments

  1. Albert Combrnk says:

    What a pity this is on at the exact same weekend as the Darling VoorkamerFest. I would have loved to attend some of the shows. albertcombrink@worldonline.co.za

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