Festive Ideas Market at Simondium

Start your Christmas shopping early this year at this colourful market


Stock up on ideas, gifts and deli delights at the annual Festive Ideas Market at the Simondium Country Lodge in the heart of the Cape Winelands from Wednesday, 31 October to Sunday, 4 November 2012.

As the name hints, the eclectic market features a vast collection of gift, décor and craft ideas for any celebration, and with Christmas around the corner, it’s the perfect place to kick off your holiday shopping. With over 70 exclusive suppliers and over 100 exhibitors, visitors will be spoilt for choice, from home and garden décor to art, clothing and deli products.

Once again, the craft workshops will be hosted by well-known crafter and décor guru for the SABC2 television show Pasella, Marlize Lotz, presenting three workshops of two hours each, Lotz will inspire attendees and lead tutorials that demonstrate how to make a decorative plaster canvas, a T-shirt yarn pot stand and perspex cuff bracelets. Each session costs R200p/p, materials and refreshments and market entrance are included.

Hosted at Simondium’s Country Lodge located between Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl, this leisurely shopper’s paradise is complimented by magnificent Winelands scenery, as well as some of the Cape’s finest traditional dishes, sweeping golf courses and relaxing spas.

Entrance to the market (not the workshops) is only R20p/p and each guest gets a goodie bag. The festival runs from 9am to 5:30pm from Wednesday, 31 October to Saturday, 3 November and from 9am to 4pm on Sunday, 4 November, and the workshops will run from Wednesday, 31 October to Saturday, 3 November.

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Make a day of it and take ride through Franschhoek on a Harley-Davidson, stop of at one of the many restaurants in Paarl or check out the things to do in Stellenbosch.

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