Dr Janette Deacon to receive the 2017 Simon van der Stel gold medal in Stellenbosch

On the trail of Stellenbosch and the Western Cape’s early history Dr Janette Deacon, an internationally renowned archaeologist living in Stellenbosch, will talk about the early pre-colonial history of Stellenbosch and the Western Cape, on 21 February 2018. Dr Deacon has been involved in significant archaeological excavations and documentation of…

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PROPOSED PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE (PHS) NOMINATION, IN TERMS OF SECTION 27 OF THE NATIONAL HERITAGE RESOURCES ACT 25 OF 1999 (NHRA 25, 1999): GREEN POINT COMMON, REMAINDER ERF 1056.

Our Ref: HM/CAPE METROPOLITAN/GREEN POINT/REMAIDER ERF 1056 Enquiries: Jonathan. Windvogel E-mail: jonathan.windvogel@westerncape.gov.za ILifa leMveli leNtshona Koloni Tel 021 483 9736 Erfenis Wes-Kaap Date: 20 December 2018 Heritage Western Cape Green Point Residents & Ratepayers Association Mrs. Jenny McQueen P. O. Box 27156 SEA POINT 8060   PROPOSED PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE…

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ARTA18 categories

    The five categories in the 2018 African Responsible Tourism Awards reflect several of Africa’s sustainable development challenges – decent work and social inclusion, marine conservation, celebrating cultures, water efficiency and sustainable consumption and production.  Help us show the world that Africa’s tourism businesses generously invest in a prosperous future for the continent; submit your entry by 15…

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FUNDING FOR HERITAGE PROJECTS

  CLOSING: 31 JANUARY 2018, 12H00.    DO YOU HAVE A PROJECT ON HERITAGE AND NEED FUNDING? THE NATIONAL HERITAGE COUNCIL WOULD LIKE TO HELP YOU AND YOUR COMMUNITY SUBJECT TO MEETING ALL NATIONAL HERITAGE COUNCIL’S REQUIREMENTS.  APPLY NOW! CLOSING: 31st JANUARY 2018, 13H00. Links to the application form and other documents are at…

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Removal of Rock Art Affected by the Raising of the Clanwilliam Dam Wall, Western Cape Province, South Africa: Techniques and Procedures

Jeremy C. Hollmann,Frans Prinsloo,Wouter Fourie &Marko Hutton Pages 244-268 | Published online: 11 Dec 2017 Download citation     The commissioning by South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation of a new and higher wall for the Clanwilliam Dam will increase dam storage and provide additional water for emerging and existing…

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RIP Dr. Hans Fransen 1931-2017

Jim Hislop  Very sad to hear about the passing of Dr. Hans Fransen yesterday afternoon (ex-VASSA chairman, champion of conservation and dedicated author, not to mention marathon runner and cyclist). His wonderful books on Cape vernacular architecture (along with Dr. Mary Cook) remain some of the most referred to sources…

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