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Hope@PaulCluver Summer Festival
Support a very worthy cause as you enjoy a spectacular concert and good company in a majestic forest theatre in the Elgin Valley
After the success of the 2016-2017 season, The Thembalitsha Foundation and Paul Cluver Wines will, once again, team up to bring you a selection of musical events this summer.
After witnessing the work of The Thembalitsha Foundation in Elgin in aid of the eradication of poverty, Paul Cluver Wines decided to collaborate with the foundation. The annual summer concerts is a chance for people to enjoy great music while donating to a worthy cause. This year, the programme features performances by renowned South African artists who know how to entertain a crowd. And as always, all proceeds will be donated to the Thembalitsha Foundation.
The annual event starts on Saturday, 9 December 2017 and runs up until Saturday, 24 February 2018. Expect more than just music, as you will experience a sense of family and fun at the Hope@PaulCluver Summer Festival which returns to the Grabouw-based amphitheatre.
A unique and magical venue, the Paul Cluver outdoor amphitheatre – a mere 45-minute drive from Cape Town – offers patrons the opportunity to enjoy an evening under the stars surrounded by a forest of towering eucalyptus trees; a feature which provides the natural acoustics for this open-air venue.
Concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets, cushions and picnic baskets, but please note that alcohol is not allowed to be brought onto the property. Instead a selection of Paul Cluver wine, Cluver & Jack cider and Triggerfish craft beer will be for sale at the event, as well as a selection of delicious food. Keep in mind that even though it’s summer, the nights can get nippy, so pack something warm to wear too!
LINE-UP & PRICES FOR THE 2017-2018 HOPE@PAULCLUVER SUMMER FESTIVAL
|9 December 2017 (7:30pm)||Freshlyground||R280/p|
|16 December 2017 (7:30pm)||Karen Zoid||R330/p|
|6 January 2018 (7:30pm)||Prime Circle||R330/p|
|13 January 2018 (7:30pm)||The Parlotones||R330/p|
|27 January 2018 (7:30pm)||Elvis Blue||R230/p|
|10 February 2018 (7:30pm)||Emo Adams||R180/p|
|24 February 2018 (7:30pm)||Watershed||R270/p|
TICKETS FOR THE 2017-2018 HOPE@PAULCLUVER SUMMER FESTIVAL
Only 600 tickets are available per performance, and tickets are available via Computicket.com and at Computicket outlets. Please note that there will be no ticket pick-ups on the day at the gate; concert-goers must collect their tickets at Computicket outlets before the event. Ticket prices range from R180/p to R330/p, depending on the show.
Seats are unreserved, so get there early for the best spots.
Generally, doors open at 5pm, the headlining performance starts at 7:30pm and the event ends at 10pm. Do note that fold-up chairs, tables and prams are not permitted in the amphitheatre.
All profits from the ticket sales will be donated to the Thembalitsha Foundation in the Elgin and Grabouw area. For more information visit www.hope.org.za.
DIRECTIONS TO THE PAUL CLUVER AMPHITHEATRE IN GRABOUW FROM CAPE TOWN:
Take the N2 highway.
Cross over Sir Lowry’s Pass.
Continue past the Elgin/Grabouw exit.
At the Kromco fruit packaging facility turn left.
Follow the signs to the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre (approximately 2km from the Kromco turn-off).
ABOUT THE THEMBALITSHA FOUNDATION IN THE ELGIN VALLEY
In Xhosa, Thembalitsha means ‘new hope’, which is exactly what this Cape Town-based non-profit organisation spreads throughout impoverished communities across South Africa. Through their numerous projects and programmes the foundation provides education, training and healthcare with a particular focus on the destitute, sick and vulnerable.
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