What’s on this April

What’s on this April

This April there are some exciting events going on in and around Stellenbosch. Have a look to see what’s on offer. 

Kid-friendly Easter Celebrations

With Easter weekend right around the corner, there are various ways it can be celebrated – with some especially kid-friendly options.

Rhebokskloof is hosting their annual Easter Weekend activities. From  2 – 5 April from 10am – 2pm daily, enjoy Rhebokskloof’s open spaces with a picnic or a lunch from their restaurant. For the kids there is balloon art, a bunny treasure hunt and a petting zoo. Tickets cost R100 per child and can be booked here

Spier is also hosting a kid easter workshop (2 – 5 April), where they can create bunny ears and an Easter egg basket. The workshop is 1 hour long, starting at 9.30 am and takes place outside –  close to the River House. Book your ticket now at R100. 

Toyota Woordfees: Flikker and Flash

Join others for the first Toyota Woordfees Artist Week, from 6 – 11 April in the streets of Stellenbosch. Under the mentorship of 8 facilitators, 70 top artists will have the opportunity to hone their skills through a series of workshops. The outcome will be short pop-up performances in unconventional spaces in Stellenbosch.

The programme will be as follows:

Friday, 9 April, 18:30 – 21:30: A poetry and music evening.

Saturday, 10 April, 16:00 – 18:00: Street Soiree, presented by Stellenbosch Wine Routes.

Saturday, 10 April, 18:00 – 22:30: A wide variety of short performances (5-15 minutes each). The evening will end with a festive organ recital in the Moederkerk.

The performances are free, but Covid restrictions will apply. 

Drive-In Cinema Boschendal

The Drive-In Cinema at Boschendal is back. It’s happening every Saturday at 18h00 for 20h15, at R250 per vehicle. Remember to book and don’t forget to buy your snacks at the farm shop. The line-up for April is as follows:

03 April – Slumdog Millionaire 

10 April – The Greatest Showman 

17 April – The Avengers 

24 April – Beauty and the Beast 

La Motte concert

For their Autumn concert on 17 April, La Motte is hosting a Classical Music concert of trio Thomas de Bruin (flute), Cheryl de Havviland (cello) and Albert Combrink (piano) for an evening of Beethoven and Brahms. The concert will be held in the historic red wine cellar. Get your tickets now, since there are only 40 available. 

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Photo: Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

Written by C Knoesen

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