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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: New Year’s Eve

Date: Dec 31, 2019

Time: Gates open 19h00. The concert starts at 20h30 and ends at 00h15

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: New Year’s Eve
New Year's Eve at Kirstenbosch with Freshlyground, Nomadic Orchestra and Native Young will be the most memorable show for 2019. Freshlyground still hold the biggest show attendance record ever at Kirstenbosch! Add a bakkie full of awards, seven albums, multi-platinum sales and a most played song on radio in 2005 with “Doo Be Doo”, and […]
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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: Goldfish

Date: Dec 29, 2019

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

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: Goldfish
GoldFish return to Kirstenbosch on 29 December 2019. GoldFish and Kirstenbosch have become synonymous with the music fabric of Cape Town. After 12 Sold Out Kirstenbosch Concerts, Dom and Dave return to play what is famously their favourite show of the year. Now based in San Diego, GoldFish’s busy tour schedule means they are rarely […]
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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: Cape Town Carols

Start date: Dec 12, 2019

End date: Dec 15, 2019

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

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: Cape Town Carols
Cape Town’s most-loved carols event will be happening 12 – 15 December 2019 at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Grab a picnic blanket, round up your friends and family and enjoy a wonderful evening set against what is unmistakably one of the world’s most magnificent backdrops. Proudly hosted by the Rotary Club of Kirstenbosch and sponsored […]
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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: Watershed

Date: Dec 8, 2019

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

Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert: Watershed
With six albums, multi-platinum sales and numerous awards, Watershed will be kicking off their twenty-year anniversary in the industry at the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts on Sunday, 8 December 2019! Now a household name, this South African music success story has had a hit list of singles that way surpasses the years they’ve been rocking. […]
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Professional Cape Artists Exhibition

Start date: Nov 28, 2019

End date: Dec 5, 2019

Time: 10.00am - 5.30pm daily

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

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Professional Cape Artists Exhibition
Professional Cape Artists is featuring a group of popular local artists' ceramics and sculptures. Well worth a visit to the Richard Crowie Hall in Kirstenbosch next to the Kirstenbosch Tea Room. Landscapes of our Fauna and flora and our fynbos are featured. Entry fees: Free entry to our exhibition but garden entry fees apply. Contact […]
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Room to grow Wednesday talk with Mike Picker

Date: Dec 4, 2019

Time: 10h30 - 11h30

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

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Room to grow Wednesday talk with Mike Picker
Mike Picker, Emeritus Professor, UCT and author, will present an illustrated talk on “Exploring the megadiverse insect life of South Africa”. Mike’s talk will showcases the unique and remarkably rich insect life of the winter rainfall regions of South Africa. Free entry to our Wednesday talk but garden entry fees applies. Enquires: Cathy Abbott Tel.: […]
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The Cape Bonsai Kai Exhibition

Start date: Dec 13, 2019

End date: Dec 16, 2019

Time: 09.00am to 4.00pm daily

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

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The Cape Bonsai Kai Exhibition
The Cape Bonsai Kai is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and is one of the oldest Bonsai Clubs in South Africa having started in 1970. The art of bonsai was formally introduced to South Africa by Betty Lucas in about 1945. Some of her bonsai are still housed in the Bonsai Arboretum in Stellenbosch. […]
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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2019/20

Start date: Nov 24, 2019

End date: Apr 5, 2020

Time: 17:00-19:00, gates open at 16:00

Location: Kirstenbosch

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2019/20
Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts in association with Old Mutual released the list of artistes performing in the upcoming season and features a diverse mix of genres with fresh, exciting new talent on offer, as well as many much-loved favourites. The concert season, which starts on Sunday 24 November 2019, has become a much anticipated top […]
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Wednesday talk with Gary Goldman at Kirstenbosch

Date: Nov 20, 2019

Time: 10h30 - 11h30

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch

Wednesday talk with Gary Goldman at Kirstenbosch
Mushroom Guru and Author, Gary Goldman, will present an illustrated talk on “Mushrooms and other Fungi”. He will share with us his considerable knowledge of regional mushrooms and fungi. Free entry to our Wednesday talk but garden entry fees applies. Enquires: Cathy Abbott Tel.: 021 4656440 E-mail: cathya@wol.co.za
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YO-YO MA’s BACH PROJECT AT KIRSTENBOSCH

Date: Feb 8, 2020

Time: 19:00 - 21:15

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YO-YO MA’s BACH PROJECT AT KIRSTENBOSCH
In just a few months, cellist Yo-Yo Ma makes his long-awaited South African debut at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town, Western Cape. On Saturday, 8 February at 19:00, he will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello without interval; his visit to Cape Town is part of his global Bach Project, […]
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Room to grow Wednesday talk with Dr. Nathan Finkelstein at Kirstenbosch

Date: Nov 6, 2019

Time: 10:30-11:30

Location: Richard Crowie Hall, Gate 2

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Room to grow Wednesday talk with Dr. Nathan Finkelstein at Kirstenbosch
Dr. Nathan (Natie) Finkelstein, Retired Pharmacist and Phytochemist will present an illustrated talk on “Blooming Physicians” - A fascinating talk on South African plants and the doctors after whom they are named. Free entry to our Wednesday talk but garden entry fees applies. Enquires: Cathy Abbott Tel.: 021 4656440 E-mail: cathya@wol.co.za
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Professional Cape Artists Exhibition at Kirstenbosch

Start date: Nov 13, 2019

End date: Nov 14, 2019

Time: 10:00-17:00

Location: Richard Crowie Hall, Gate 2

Kirstenbosch

Professional Cape Artists Exhibition at Kirstenbosch
Featuring established artists paintings, ceramics and wooden sculpture including John Cullingworth, Maurice Fears, Tinus de Jongh and James Yates. Entry fees: Free entry to our exhibition but garden entry fees apply. Enquiries: Tel.: 021 799 8621 or 021 715 6500
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Wednesday talk with Mary van Blommestein

Date: Oct 23, 2019

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch

Wednesday talk with Mary van Blommestein
Mary van Blommestein Curator: Irma Stern Museum and University of Cape Town collection, will present an illustrated talk on “Baron von Ludwig and famous visitors to his garden. Pharmacist and plant collector who created a private garden accessible to the public in early 19th century Cape Town.” Entry fees: Free entry to our Wednesday talk […]
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Art Portfolio Exhibition

Start date: Oct 18, 2019

End date: Oct 27, 2019

Time: 10.00am to 5.00pm daily

Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2

Kirstenbosch

Art Portfolio Exhibition
Art Portfolio will be hosting the work of 21 contemporary South African artists. The paintings depict the magnificent Cape landscape fauna and flora, together with an eclectic mix of abstract, figure, and still life. Entry fees: Free entry to our exhibition but garden entry fees apply. Contact details: Tel.:021-7998621
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The Galileo Open Air Movies at Kirstenbosch

Start date: Nov 13, 2019

End date: Apr 1, 2020

Time: Dooors open at 18:00, movies start 19:45

Location: Marquee lawn area

Kirstenbosch

The Galileo Open Air Movies at Kirstenbosch
The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a unique summer activity at the renowned Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden every Wednesday and Thursday evening from October to April. Featuring all your favourite movies under a canopy of stars, from golden classics to modern day hits, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Complete with a festive […]
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