Grahamstown National Arts Festival 2009

A treasure-trove of talent awaits visitors to the 2009 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown


An abundance of world-class performers and a record number of premières will be the striking features of the Main Programme for the 2009 National Arts Festival.

Another exciting highlight of the 2009 Grahamstown National Arts Festival will be the Writing Beyond the Fringe initiative, which will give writers who have written at least one script that has previously been staged on the Fringe programme of the National Arts Festival the opportunity to take their literary works beyond the South African borders.

2009 Grahamstown National Arts Festival:

Date: 2 – 11 July 2009
Venue: Grahamstown

For more information on the festival, visit the website and subscribe to our free and popular Editor’s Picks Newsletter and we’ll keep you informed on all the festival highlights and changes.

If you want to stay in or near Grahamstown during the festival, go to our online Bed and Breakfast Bookings Engine to check for and book available accommodation online.

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