Explore one of the theatres in the wine towns of Franschhoek & Paarl

Paarl and Franschhoek harbour quite a few theatres where one can enjoy a wide variety of performing arts; from live classical music to theatre shows. A great nightlife experience in the wine lands!


Like Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek harbour quite a few theatres where one can enjoy a wide variety of performing arts; from live classical music and opera to theatre shows. Cape Town Magazine.com has set up a list of theaters in Franschhoek and Paarl.

The N1 Paragon Theatre at Simonsvlei
This theatre is situated on the premises of the wine estate of Simonsvlei, in the winelands of Paarl. Features live performances on a regular basis, usually classical and opera. Also workshops, wine events and presentations. * Off R101, Paarl-Klapmuts, Simonsvlei Rd, Paarl*

La Grange
This 200-year-old barn in the heart of Franschhoek, is a regular venue for live music, concerts, live jazz and other forms of performing art. Also an interior and art gallery and La and a luncheon restaurant.*13 Daniel Hugo Street, Franschhoek (+27 21 876 2155)*

Old Mill Theatre
The Old Mill Theatre in situated in the heart of picturesque Paarl, a country town famous for its brilliant wines. The theatre hosts shows in both Afrikaans and English. Nice detail: For R300 per day you can hire the theatre for the day. * Meulstraat/Mill Street, Paarl (+27 86 684 2347)*

The Barnyard Theatre at The Bridge House
A lively, informal theatre in Franschhoek with wooden picnic tables and woodchip covered floors. The Barnyard Theatre at Bridge House hosts professional productions, jazz, choirs and corporate functions. Bring picnic basket or order a la carte. *Off R45, Franschhoek (+27 21 874 8100)*

Amphitheatre Paarl Language Monument
The amphitheatre is situated on the slopes of Paarl Mountain, at the feet of the Language Monument in Paarl. Especially in summer concerts are held. Many South African artists and local talent has performed at the amphitheatre in Paarl, including Johnny Clegg. *Paarl Mountain. Follow the signs from the Main Road*

La Motte Wine Cellar
La Motte Wine Cellar, one of the finest wine estates in Franschhoek, on a regular basis hosts classical concerts in their historic cellar. Admission fee includes their wines and light hors d'oeuvres.  * R45, Main Road, Franschhoek (+ 27 21 876 3119)*
      
Grande Roche Amphitheatre
One of the facilities of the Grand Roche Luxury Hotel in Paarl is an open-air amphitheatre. Concerts and other performing arts functions are held on a regular basis. *Plantasie Street, Paarl, (+27 21 863 27 27)*


More things to do in the Cape Winelands:

Clubs, pubs and bars in Stellenbosch Cheetah's & Wine at Spier Wine Estate Full day tour of Franschhoek, Paarl & Stellenbosch The Huguenot Monument in Franschhoek The Language Monument in Paarl


Accommodation in Franschhoek:

Le Franschhoek Resort Franschhoek Hotel


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