What’s On

Bevrydingskursus

Pieter en Helene Theron bied hul bevrydingskursus aan in Somerset-Wes van Vrydag 6 Maart tot Sondag 8 Maart, by De Hoop Laerskool. Kostes is R600 per persoon, wat ‘* handleiding en nasorgboekie insluit, en R500 per persoon sonder handleiding. Individuele sessies sal plaasvind op Maandag, 9 Maart en Dinsdag 10 Maart vir kursusgangers. Die kursus word in Afrikaans aangebied. Engelse handleidings is wel beskikbaar. Vir verdere navrae, kontak vir Lynette by 076 591 1273 of Theo by 071 683 0627 of info@lig.faith, en inskrywings is by www.lig.faith/theron-bevrydingskursus/

Theatre on the Bay trip

The Heritage Club of Somerset West is taking a party of members, by coach to Theatre on the Bay, Camps Bay to see a performance of the comedy musical [The Producers] Saturday March 7. Tickets cost R250 which includes the coach trip. The coach leaves Caledon Street car park (opposite the Circle Centre) at 12.30pm for a 4 pm performance so there will be time for lunch or a walk on the beach. There are a limited number of tickets on offer to the public. Contact Derek McAuley on 021 8522300 or Janis van Rensburg on 021 8551693.

Fowlds speaks at U3A

Conservationist Grant Fowlds, will speak about his experiences as recounted in his book “Saving the Last Rhinos”, at the U3A Helderberg meeting at the Strand town hall today, Wednesday March 4 at 10am. For more information contact Denise Fourie on delvier@mweb.co.za

Carel en Petru tree op

Die akteurspaar Carel Trichardt en Petru Wessels tree op more, Donderdag 5 Maart om 9.30vm op in die kerksaal van die NG Moedergemeente, Andries Pretoriusstraat, Somerset-Wes tydens ‘* byeenkoms van die Berg-en-Seeklub vir Senior Burgers. Tee en verversings word bedien. Toegang kos lede R10 en besoekers R50. Besoekers moet plek bespreek by Cecile op 073 173 1134.

FoRDA meets

The Friends of Richard Dawkins Association meets at the Somerset West Rotary, corner Cloetenberg and Lourensford roads on Thursday March 19 at 7pm for 7.30pm, to view and discuss the video [The story of Jesus: Can we trust the historical reliability of the Gospels?] in which religion scholars Bart D Ehrman and Peter J Williams joined as guests with moderator Justin Brierley on the “Unbelievable” show called “The Big Conversation” in 2018. Entry is free and donations are welcome. There will be a cash bar. For more information contact Wulf Linder on info@forda.co.za

Luna celebrates 21 years

Stellenbosch musician, Luna Paige celebrates 21 years in the music industry with a single performance titled [21 Years Later], during Woordfees on Saturday March 14 at 5.30pm at the Visual Arts Square, Stellenbosch. Entry costs R120 at Computicket and R140 at the door. For more information, contact lunapaigemusic@gmail.com

Folk 101 by Here Be Dragons

[Folk 101] is a classical music production by Here Be Dragons, in the contemporary music category in the Woordfees program, which takes at Weltevreden Estate’s Restaurant Theatre, Cloetesville, Stellenbosch, on Wednesday March 11 at 1pm and Thursday March 12 at 7pm. [Folk 101] explores folk music that was popular in some of Europe’s cultural centres in the 15th and 16th centuries. The program shows how art and folk music influences each other, and includes a bouquet of songs from Scandinavia, the British Isles, France, Spain, Italy and Romania. Tickets cost R140 at Computicket. For more information, contact lunapaigemusic@gmail.com

Agriculturist of the year and fruit quality expert for Woordfees

Apple and pear producer, Tru-Cape, hosts a presentation in Afrikaans, by Tru-Cape’s new variety specialist, Buks Nel, 2019 Agriculturist of the Year and author of [Apples in the Early Days at the Cape], and Henk Griessel, Tru-Cape’s quality manager, about the history of apples and the latest new varieties. The presentation will be held in Die Khaya in Ryneveld St, Stellenbosch Central on Friday March 13 at noon. Tickets cost R130 at Computicket or R150 at the door.  For more information, visit https://woordfees.co.za/en/