Upcoming Events

Nov 24, 2023
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SHA end of year celebration

The annual celebration evening will this year be held at the Swellendam Golf Club

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Oct 6, 2023
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Oct 8, 2023

SHA visit to PRINCE ALBERT

We have now secured the weekend of the 6, 7, and 8 October as THE date. The itinerary is still in the planning phase but looks a bit like this at present.

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Sep 20, 2023
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"The History Horsetery of the Boer War " Professor Sandra Swart

Horses were imported to South Africa from many different countries to participate in this war. The ask of these willing creatures was huge. Sandra's talk will give us a unique view of this war from a

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Aug 22, 2023
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August Talk "An Adventure of a Lifetime to Antarctica on a 111-Year-Old Tall Ship" Tielman Roos

Tielman will share his adventure to Antarctica, on board the Tall Ship, Europa, which will be illustrated with amazing images of the unspoiled beauty

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Jul 20, 2023
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SHAs interesting talk for July

A talk by Dr Gerhard Pool on the Herero Rebellion in 1904 in German South West Africa

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Jun 21, 2023
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SHA invitation to June Talk

The Old Caepse Wagenpad - the road the travellers took from Cape town to the Eastern Interior

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Mar 29, 2023
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Dr Dan Sleigh will give a talk on the Dutch East India Company

Dr Dan Sleigh is a long time friend of Swellendam and will talk about local history

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Feb 23, 2023
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Roger Fisher will talk bout "Capturing the imagination : managing he Drostdy heritage for a wider public"

The new conservation management plan for the Drostdy museum complex

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