Talks

Rosiland Ballingall

8 November 2020

Hi All,

The Rosiland saga has sat with me for over the 40 years that I have lived in Plett. I remember her as we shared a cafeteria at UCT. She was tall good looking with a dress down to the ground. Us Architects did not chat up the Hippy chicks. I moved to Plett got a copy of Ballard of Rosiland...

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Dr Mark Brown: 20 years of conservation in Plett

14 November 2019

20 years of conservation in Plett.
The developing role of the Nature’s Valley Trust

Dr Mark Brown, Program Director, Natures’s Valley Trust.

The Van Plettenberg Historical Society is delighted to announce that Dr Mark Brown will be speaking at our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 14th...

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Dr. Clive Noble: The History of Fine Art.

12 September 2019

Dr. Clive Noble: The History of Fine Art.

Date: 12th of September 2019

Venue: This will take place at Formosa Garden Village

The period of Modern Art discussed is between 1870 and 1970. Starting with the Impressionists and ending with Abstract Expressionism.

 

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Admiral Theo Honiball: "That Sinking Feeling”

7 February 2019

“That Sinking Feeling”

The Van Plettenberg Historical Society is privileged to kick-start their new programme in 2019 with a visit from Rear Admiral Theo Honiball, who will talk about his days as a commander of a French-built flotilla of Daphne-Class submarines.

Starting as a young man in the...

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Leigh Dunn: The Coloured folk of Plett

Default Admin and Leigh Michael Dunn
12 July 2018
Leigh Dunn: The Coloured folk of Plett

The Dunn and Harker families of Plett having a picnic at Robberg in 1948.

The Van Plettenberg Historical Society Presentation will be held at the Plett Angling Clubhouse on Thursday 12thof July 2018


The Van Plettenberg Historical Society is proud to invite all interested parties to a special...

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