February 27, 2018

The Selected Letters of Marthinus Theunis Steyn (1904-1910). A Tale of Courage and Obstinacy

SPEAKER: DR. ELIZABETH VAN HEYNINGEN This presentation will focus on the post-war letters of ex-President Steyn. He had gained great prestige amongst Afrikaners during the South African (Anglo-Boer) War because of his determination not to surrender. However, at the end of the war he was struck down by a paralysis […]
February 21, 2018
Hermanus History Society

Best photographer of his time – One of only five ‘Freemen’

Take a walk along the east side of Main Road in the Hermanus central business district. Stop at the pedestrian crossing outside the Pick n Pay store and look across the road. You will see a service station to your right, a bank of post boxes in front of you […]
February 5, 2018

Heart and Home report

Tesselaarsdal the village and Peter Clarke, the South African Artist Site visit MONDAY 15 May 2017, 9am -1pm.  (Reported in Members Meetings in this website)       Angela Heslop visited the Peter Clarke Art Centre in Newlands Cape Town and learnt of an educational visual arts project to schools in Ocean View, […]