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Battle of Blaauwberg

Posted by Willem on Tue July 22, 2014 in The characters.

On Saturday, the 26th July 2014 The Durbanville Heritage Society invites you to a presentation on the “Battle of Blaauwberg” to celebrate the opening of the Durbanville Library Hall.

Francois Jacobs, of the "War Games Society" will display his collection of miniature soldiers in a re-construction of the historic "Battle of Blaauwberg" of 1806 which had a profound effect on the history of our country.

Guest speakers Major Willem Steenkamp and Mr Roy Fuller-Gee will present an overview of different aspects of the battle.

Refreshments and copies of Assegais, Drums and Dragoons by Willem Steenkamp will be on sale.
The Date: Saturday 26th July 2014
Venue: The Library Hall, Oxford Road, Durbanville
Time: From 10.00am until 3.00pm
Cost: R10.00 pp, R5.00 Pensioners and Scholars.
Contact: Pam Beck (Secretary) Durbanville Heritage Society
Tel No: 021 976 2380

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Ghost Tour 11th & 12th July 2014

Posted on Tue July 1, 2014.

Like any old building which has seen tumultuous events in its lifetime, the Castle of Good Hope has its quota of permanently resident ghostly inhabitants … although whether you see them or not is another matter.

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Posted on Tue June 24, 2014.

The good news is that the Chavonnes Battery Museum has teamed up with City Sightseeing, the company that runs the iconic red double decker open-topped sightseeing buses to offer budget beating fun for the entire family this holiday with their 3 for 1 special offers.

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Introducing Phineas...

Posted on Thu June 12, 2014.

An age old craft, testimony of a patient and sure hand...

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