Knysna & Plett – 5 events in May to attend!

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So much to do, (seemingly) so little time. Never fear, we’re here to help highlight 5 Knysna & Plett events that may take your fancy for the month of May. Without further ado, let’s dive in and see what’s happening.

5 events & activities in Plett and Knysna this month

World Belly Dance Day Performers

Performers of all levels share the stage as 5 Garden Route belly dance studios from Knysna, Plett, Mossel Bay and George converge for this one night event. This promises to be a night of dazzling colour, exotic beats and masterful rhythm.
When: 9th May 2015, The White House theatre. Show starts at 7pm. Tickets for adults are R100, R50 for kids. For more info: +27(0)79 486 8257 |

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Dance, Art Exhibitions and Crafting – all happening in Knysna during May.

Mini Arts, Culture Heritage Festival

Run by the Knysna Arts & Crafts Society, the Knysna Arts Gallery operates in Queen Street on the premises that used to house the ‘Old Gaol’ (Afrikaans for ‘Old Jail’). Paintings and hand made objects will be on exhibition, presented by the Knysna Cultural Forum, Knysna Municipality and Knysna Art Society. This showcase of local talent not to be missed!
When: runs until 9th May 2015, Knysna Art Gallery at The Old Gaol Museum.
The Old Gaol Gallery is open from 09h30 – 15h30 on weekdays and 09h30 – 13h00 on Saturdays. For more info: +2721 44 382 7124 |

Joburg Ballet Hospice Fundraiser

Johannesburg’s professional ballet company comes to Knysna for this fabulous fundraising event for the Knysna Sedgefield Hospice. Skilled dancers in both classic and contemporary dance will perform a masterclass on the morning of  Wed 13th May. A matinee performance takes place at 3pm on Friday 15th May. Two shows on Saturday 16th May (11am and 5pm respectively) will round off the tour. This is for a charitable cause – what a wonderful event!
When: 13th – 16th May 2015, NG Kerk Church hall in Fitchat Street. Ticket sales open on May 4th at Mon Petit Pain in Knysna. Have a look at the great work this ballet company has been doing in South Africa here.

WoolMore Wild Knitting

Linda lends her expertise to show us how to do ‘Wild Knitting‘ as featured on her website. This technique is described as ‘very creative’, suitable for basic knitters.
When: 22nd May 2015, Wool&More. R400-00 for the day including notes, teas/coffees and a delicious light lunch. For more info: +27(0)44 533 3182

The only difference between an experienced knitter and new knitter is that the experienced knitter makes bigger mistakes faster. Be bold; there are no terrible consequences in knitting.
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Reopening of Katarina’s at The Barn

Enjoy Glenda’s bistro style cuisine and mouth-watering cakes and pastries once again. Space for the kids to play, breathtaking views of the countryside for the adults.
When: 25th May 2015, Kurland Hotel, The Crags. For more info: +27(0)44 534 8082

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Katrina’s at The Barn reopens on the 25th May 2015

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