Hiking Style 2017, Cape West Coast tourism at its best

South Africa and the Cape West Coast in particular, are well known for magnificent hikes and walks. Enjoying South Africa on foot is a treasured experience. In the past it has been the domain of the relatively fit. But that is changing… originally posted 1st April 2017 on the former Darling Dorpskoerant.

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A very successful evening – Trivia and Music quizzes and Karaoke

Co-host of the Trivia and Music quiz section, John writes – “I am pleased to report that we had a blast on Friday evening. Hats off to Alisha and the Perron team and particularly technical sound support and great Karaoke by Stefan.”

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Evita’s Free Speech Ep145: KAKTUS FILES #8: Bloody rivers and Boere monuments

ANC cadre Evita Bezuidenhout tries to expose fake news and highlight alternative facts with a weekly episode of EVITA’S FREE SPEECH. This week Tanie Evita reflects more on our history with her Kaktus Files edition 8: Bloody rivers and Boere monuments.

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Advance booking. To book or not to book, that is the question…

Can an organiser reasonably expect advance booking for a show or for a meal or for any event that involves planning; any event that involves the outlay of money by the organiser ? I have been toying with this article for months wondering if it is valid. Finally, an event this week-end gave me the push I needed to put pen to paper.

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The Darling Bridge Club is up and running

I received the Darling Bridge Club event newsletter this morning. Although it is technically for the competitors I want to share it with you. There is no doubt that getting bored in Darling takes real effort. You would have to have very jaded tastes to be bored. Kibitzers are not encouraged…

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Karen Zoid to launch Mothership Studio in the Western Cape

Wesgro warmly welcomes the establishment of the boutique production studio in Cape Town and the Western Cape, Mothership Studios. Set in the 2nd oldest town in the Western Cape against the backdrop of the iconic Simonsberg mountain range – popular rock singer, song writer, guitarist and talk show host, Karen Zoid and partners, have established a fully equipped studio with a restaurant and bar in the small town of Philadelphia.

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Western Cape Municipal Workshop promoting tourism, trade, investment and film

Today, Wesgro enters the second day of their annual municipal engagement in Caledon, in the Cape Overberg District Municipality. The two-day workshop’s main objective is to better understand the role that municipalities across the Cape play in promoting tourism, trade, investment and film.

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Evita’s Free Speech Ep143: KAKTUS FILES #6: A ROYAL INTERMISSION

ANC cadre Evita Bezuidenhout tries to expose fake news and highlight alternative facts with a weekly episode of EVITA’S FREE SPEECH. This week Tanie Evita reflects more on our history with her Kaktus Files edition 6 – A ROYAL INTERMISSION …

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Pieter-Dirk Uys – The Echo of a Noise special performance

“THE ECHO OF A NOISE”. Special show at Evita se Perron – Saturday 26 May at 19h00 – doors open 18h00: Pieter-Dirk Uys presents the UK version of the show The Echo of a Noise that he will perform at the Soho Theatre in London from Wednesday 30th May to Saturday 16th June.

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Our visitors from Johannesburg also drink wine

A new study shows that wine tourism in the Western Cape has grown by 16%. Our visitors from Johannesburg (in the Cape for the Argus) are tourists and we, as their hosts, encouraged them to partake of quantities of our local ‘grape based’ products. We feel quite sanctimonious about our role in the growth of the Western Cape Wine Tourism.

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