Vintage ideas at Simondium

■ If you’re at a loose end over the long weekend, you might want to visit the Vintage Ideas market at Simondium’s Country Lodge on the R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek, from Friday April 27 to Monday April 30. On offer will be a wide array of vintage and vintage-inspired collectibles, along with food and drink to sustain visitors. Entry costs R40 and is free for children under 18. Ample, secure parking is provided. Opening hours are 9.30am to 4pm Friday April 27 to Sunday April 29, and from 9.30am to 3pm on Monday April 30. For more information, visit