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Johannesburg Conversations on Architecture August 2010

Architecture and Light
Architecture and Light Credits:

A feature of Decorex Exhibition in Johannesburg is the most interesting day set aside for those with an interest in the future of lighting and digital design.

Decorex Exhibition Johannesburg is proud to present Conversations on Architecture -The New Revolution in Lighting and Digital Design 

Under the umbrella theme “The New Revolution”, a diverse line-up of international


Johannesburg Decorex Exhibition August 2010

Johannesburg Decorex Exhibition  August 2010

The Annual Decorex Johannesburg Exhibition takes place from 5th to 9th August at Gallagher Estate in Midrand
Decorex Johannesburg is the largest décor & design show in Southern Africa and brings you the latest on the local and international front as well as a fresh perspective on the spaces in which you live, work and play. Entering its 17th year, Decorex Johannesburg celebrates today’s design icons, with cutting edge kitchens and bathrooms, green talks and trends, DIY tips and tricks and so much more on the home front.


Cape Town - Winex Aug 2010 Bookings Open

Cape Town - Winex Aug 2010 Bookings Open

Bookings for the RMB WineX Exhibition scheduled for 19th and 20th August in Cape Town have opened.

Over 100 exhibitors have confirmed their attendance at this years RMB WineX Exhibition and the two days will be packed full with experts in the industry and plenty of great wines on show.

For tickets to WineX Cape Town book at Computicket and qualify for the early bird discount.

For groups of 10 or more contact the WineX organisers for special pricing.

Check the official WineX website.  



Hermanus - Kalfiefees Childrens Productions August 2010

Iets Uit Niets
Iets Uit Niets Credits: Hermanus Kalfiefees

The 2010 version of the Hermanus Kalfiefees includes two productions to delight and entertain the kids. These two Children's productions at the Hermanus Kalfiefees are an ideal opportunity to introduce your children to the wonder of live theatre.

Rooikappie en Die Wolf

Die ou bekende sprokie nou opgeknaap en gespeel

Hermanus - Kalfiefees Drama August 2010

Dinsdae by Morrie
Dinsdae by Morrie Credits: Hermanus Kalfiefees
The Annual Hermanus Kalfiefees is scheduled for the Womens day Weekend of
Thursday 5th August through Monday 9th August. (Monday 9th is National Women's Day).
The Organisers of the Hermanus Kalfiefees have secured the services of some of South
Africa's top playwrights and stage personalities for the major festival of it's kind in the
Demand for seating and accommodation is always at a premium at the Annual Hermanus Kalfiefees so our recommendation is that you decide which productions you would like to attend and book early.
Our recommendations for Accommodation in Hermanus are at the end of this article.

Hermanus - Kalfiefees Comedy August 2010

The 10th Annual Hermanus Kalfiefees takes place over the Women's Day Weekend from Thursday 5th August to Monday 9th August 2010.

Hosted and organised by the Hermanus Times the Hermanus Kalfiefees has become the definitive arts weekend in the Western Cape.

There is a wide variety of performances and the festival is well supported.If you intend being here, bookings open on 1st July 2010.



Calvinia - Hantam Vleisfees August 2010

Vintage Calvinia
Vintage Calvinia

Calvina's Annual Hantam Vleisfees takes place on 26th to 28th August 2010 in the Karoo Town's annual "opskop".  

See the latest for 2011 festival

About 400 km from Cape Town and about as far from Upington. Calvinia is more than just a dot on the map.
The time to be there is at the Hantam Vleisfees Read more...

Elgin - South Hill Guest House Winter Specials 2010

South Hill Guest House in Elgin, which forms part of South Hill Guest Farm has a really great winter special running until the end of August. The luxurious South Hill Guest House is offering a double room plus breakfast for R325 per person. This is around 50% off their normal rack rate.

From South Hill and Elgin you can explore much of the Overberg at your leisure.


Pietermaritzburg - Joyce Boyley Exhibition June 2010

The works of Joyce Boyley - Japanese born South African Artist are currently on exhibit at the Blue Caterpillar Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg.

Joyce Boyley is well known for her particularly good South African scenes and her work is ideal to ship home as a memento of your trip to South Africa and the World Cup Football.

You'll find the Blue Caterpillar at Butterflies for Africa just off the N3 from Johannesburg to Durban.


Robertson - Breede River Marathon Sept 2010

Robertson - Breede River Marathon Sept 2010
The Breede River K2 Marathon is scheduled for 4th and 5th September 2010. K2 (two seater kayaks) leave the starting point of the Breede River Marathon from around 10.00 am. The destination is 37km downstream at Riggton farm in Bonnievale.On the Sunday Morning at around 9.00am those that survived day one set out for the finish some 38km away at "De Stroom", Bontebok National Park, just outside Swellendam.

The competitors in the Breede River Marathon tackle some fantastic obstacles


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