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Opera lovers prepare for Pumeza Matshikiza’s dazzling debut at Kirstenbosch

Date: Mar 22, 2020

Time: Gates open 16h00, concerts start 17h30, ends at 19h00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Opera lovers prepare for Pumeza Matshikiza’s dazzling debut at Kirstenbosch
The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts in association with Old Mutual will, for the first time, welcome South African lyric soprano Pumeza Matshikiza to the Garden’s stage on 22 March. Hailed as ‘one of today’s most exciting new operatic voices’ and considered a rising star of her generation by fans and professional critics alike, Matshikiza’s voice […]
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Sun-El Musician, Simmy and Busiswa bring the beat to Kirstenbosch

Date: Mar 15, 2020

Time: Gates open 16h00. The concert starts at 17h30 and ends at 19h00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Sun-El Musician, Simmy and Busiswa bring the beat to Kirstenbosch
On Sunday, 15 March, Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts held in association with Old Mutual will host local powerhouses, Sun-El Musician, Simmy and Busiswa. Since the unexpected success of Sun-El Musician’s 2017 smash debut single, ‘Akanamali’, Sun-El has produced a series of hits proving that it wasn’t just a fluke. His inevitable debut album, Africa to […]
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Wednesday talk with Mathew Syphus

Date: Mar 18, 2020

Time: 10h30 - 11h30

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Wednesday talk with Mathew Syphus
Mathew Syphus, will present an illustrated talk on the  “Cape Clawless Otter”. Mathew's talk is about the Cape clawless otter as found here on the Cape peninsula and in particular along the Noordhoek and Kommetjie coastline. Entry fees: Free entry to our Wednesday talk but garden entry fees applies. Enquires: Cathy Abbott E-mail: cathya@wol.co.za/ Tel: […]
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Sho Madjozi and Prince Kaybee to bring down the house 

Date: Mar 8, 2020

Time: Gates open 16h00, concerts start time 17h00, the concert ends at 19h00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Sho Madjozi and Prince Kaybee to bring down the house 
On Sunday, 8 March, Kirstenbosch will host two of South Africa’s most exciting acts, Sho Madjozi and Prince Kaybee. Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts held in association with Old Mutual have proudly showcased the best in local musical talent and excited with this double debut. Sho Madjozi, has enchanted audiences across the globe with her catchy […]
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Earth Hour Adventure

Date: Mar 28, 2020

Time: Gates open at 6pm, the ‘dash’ starts at 7pm

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Earth Hour Adventure
Get into the spirit of Earth Hour by reconnecting with nature under the soft glow of the moon.  Participants will get to explore the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden by torchlight, while navigating their way to the hidden WWF check points dotted across a 5km course. The event is open to participants of all ages. Those wishing […]
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Lady Tait Art Exhibition – Guided Exhibit Tour with Mary van Blommestein

Date: Mar 7, 2020

Time: 10h00 – 11h00

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Lady Tait Art Exhibition – Guided Exhibit Tour with Mary van Blommestein
Lady Tait Returns to Kirstenbosch exhibition is a first of its kind and simply a must-see. The exhibition also includes botanical art by top local artists from the Western Cape branch of the Botanical Artists Association of Southern Africa (BAASA). The exhibition is curated by Mary van Blommestein of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Irma Stern Museum. Mary […]
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Valentine’s Day in the most beautiful garden

Date: Feb 14, 2020

Time: 08:00 – 20:00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Valentine’s Day in the most beautiful garden
On Friday 14 February, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden welcomes all love birds and nature lovers to enjoy Valentine’s Day in the Garden. The breath-taking backdrop of nature will be open for an extended hour, until 20h00. Sarah Struys, Events & Tourism Manager of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden says that Kirstenbosch has always been a popular […]
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Wednesday talk with Richard Peirce

Date: Feb 19, 2020

Time: 10h30 - 11h30

Location: Old mutual conference centre / Gate1

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Wednesday talk with Richard Peirce
Conservationist and author, Richard Peirce, will present an illustrated talk “Cuddle me, kill me". Richard's talk will give a true account of South Africa’s captive lion breeding and canned hunting industry. Entry fees: Free entry to our Wednesday talk but garden entry fees applies. Enquires: Cathy Abbott E-mail: cathya@wol.co.za/ Tel: 021 4656440
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Room to grow Wednesday talk with Edwin Rye at Kirstenbosch

Date: Feb 5, 2020

Time: 10:30-11:30

Location: Old mutual conference centre, Gate1

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Room to grow Wednesday talk with Edwin Rye at Kirstenbosch
Edwin Rye is an award winning gardener, he will present an illustrated talk on 'Flowers, flowers everywhere! Flowers growing, lowers as decoration. Flowers in art.' Entry fees Free entry to our Wednesday talk but garden entry fee applies. Enquires: Cathy Abbott Tel.: 021 465 6440 E-mail: cathya@wol.co.za  
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Lady Tait Art Exhibition – Guided Exhibit Tour with Mary van Blommestein

Date: Feb 1, 2020

Time: 10h00 – 11h00

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Lady Tait Art Exhibition – Guided Exhibit Tour with Mary van Blommestein
Lady Tait Returns to Kirstenbosch exhibition is a first of its kind and simply a must-see. The exhibition also includes botanical art by top local artists from the Western Cape branch of the Botanical Artists Association of Southern Africa (BAASA). The exhibition is curated by Mary van Blommestein of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Irma Stern Museum. Mary […]
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Talks at Kirstenbosch 2020 presented by Room to grow

Start date: Jan 29, 2020

End date: Sep 30, 2020

Time: 10h30 - 11h30

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Talks at Kirstenbosch 2020 presented by Room to grow
January 29 Marijke Honig Green Buildings & Landscapes of the 21st century  :  exciting changes ahead February 05 Edwin Rye Flowers, flowers everywhere! Flowers growing, lowers as decoration flowers in art. February 19 Richard Peirce Cuddle Me, Kill Me  : Canned Lion Hunting March 04 Rosalind Spears Lady Anne Barnard, Balcarres and the Cape March […]
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Spoegwolf at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Date: Feb 23, 2020

Time: Gates open 16h00. The concert starts at 17h15 and ends at 19h00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

Spoegwolf at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts
An awesome double act of Afrikaans artistry happening 23 February. Spoegwolf began their musical odyssey looking for something real and raw - like the heartbeat of an animal. After a few tuneful tweaks, they quickly earned their status as the Face of Alternative Afrikaans Music and have already dropped three albums. Pundits agree that their […]
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The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Date: Feb 16, 2020

Time: Gates open 16h00. The concert starts at 17h15 and ends at 19h00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts
The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival brings to the stage the best of South Africa’s folk and acoustic talent in a unique concert setting. On the 16 February, an incredible line up of top South Africa artists will share their stories with you. Ross Learmonth [Prime Circle frontman] who just released his first […]
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AKA at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Date: Feb 9, 2020

Time: Gates open 16h00. The concert starts at 17h00 and ends at 19h00

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch (ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED)

AKA at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts
According to therawafrica.com, “bad boy AKA takes the crown as the best rapper in Africa and has become a household name all over the continent.” Also known as the “Supa Mega”, he’s spent the last six years pushing boundaries in the African hip hop scene with a series of killer singles and albums. When the […]
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