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Nature’s Treasure Box & Create a Creature

Start date: 17/12/2020
End date: 18/12/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch
Event 1: Nature's Treasure Box Kirstenbosch Gardens: Gold Fields Environmental Education Centre will be hosting a “Nature’s Treasure Box “art workshop for children aged 6-9 years on Thursday 17 December 2020 from 09h00 – 13h00. It will be a morning filled with fun activities, storytelling, and an exploratory walk in our Garden. Children will create and decorate their special “Treasure […]
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Wednesday talk at Kirstenbosch

Date: 23/09/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch
The talk is about birding adventures in Africa and the source of inspiration behind Mr. Watson’s new book titled “Peacocks & Picathartes – Reflections on Africa’s birdlife”. REGISTER HERE
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Opera lovers prepare for Pumeza Matshikiza’s dazzling debut at Kirstenbosch

Date: 22/03/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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: 15/03/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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: 18/03/2020
Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2
Kirstenbosch
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: 08/03/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch
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: 28/03/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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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: 07/03/2020
Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2
Kirstenbosch
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: 14/02/2020
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch
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: 19/02/2020
Location: Old mutual conference centre / Gate1
Kirstenbosch
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: 05/02/2020
Location: Old mutual conference centre, Gate1
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: 01/02/2020
Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2
Kirstenbosch
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: 29/01/2020
End date: 30/09/2020
Location: Richard Crowie Hall / Gate 2
Kirstenbosch
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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