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November 19, 2018

Grave Encounters: What is so fascinating about the burial grounds of Green Point, Cape Town?

UPCOMING EVENTS News Grave Encounters: What is so fascinating about the burial grounds of Green Point, Cape Town? Date and Venue: Monday 8 October at 4 pm in the Catholic Church Hall. Non-Members: R20. Beverages served Summary: Grave Encounters refers to an illustrated book about more than 20 years of archaeological work […]
October 2, 2018

RE-THINKING HERMANUS HISTORY: ECONOMIC GROWTH IN A UNIQUE SOUTH AFRICAN TOWN PRESENTED BY ROBIN LEE

RE-THINKING HERMANUS HISTORY:  ECONOMIC GROWTH IN A UNIQUE SOUTH AFRICAN TOWN PRESENTED BY ROBIN LEE MONDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2018 VENUE: CATHOLIC CHURCH HALL TIME: 16.00 (REFRESHMENTS FROM 15.30) You don’t hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school (Stephen Ambrose) Historians and readers of […]
July 26, 2018

MEMBERS MEETING: 9 JULY 2018

SPEAKER: ANGELA HESLOP, CHAIRPERSON, HERMANUS HISTORY SOCIETY VENUE: CATHOLIC CHURCH HALL TIME: 16.00 (REFRESHMENTS FROM 15.30) Zwelihle: An Oral History Project Angela Heslop who worked in Zwelihle in early 2000s, setting up a home-based nursing service, got to know and respect people in this suburb. As a member of the […]
May 2, 2018
Members on site visit to Greyton 14 May 2018

HISTORY EXCURSION TO GREYTON WITH FELICITY JERVIS

(Felicity is the authority on the history of Greyton dating back to khoi tribes and Dutch occupation) MONDAY 14 MAY 2018 TIME 9.45 – 10. 00 Arrival and coffee/tea serving. Hand out  walking and car route maps and town brochures..Have R25 ready for tea/coffee. 10-00 – 10.15 Introduction and historical background at […]