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The Plett Arts Festival 2018

20 May 2018

— by Adre Nel —

The Plett ARTS Festival is in its 5th year and gaining momentum. The Plettenberg will partner with Plett Tourism to host this celebration of arts and culture from Monday 25 June to Monday 9 July 2018.

Here are some of the highlights not to be missed.

Monday 25 June with Strauss & Co

At The Plettenberg, on 25 June, at 11:00 to 16:00, Strauss & Co will hold an art valuation day for anyone who would like to have their private art work valuated followed by an art talk in the evening (from 18:00) with wines and canapés. The art valuation is R100 donation (optional) to the Sabrina Love foundation and wine and canapé art talk is R 150.00 per person.

Plett Arts Festival Opening nights

The Milkwood Gallery and the Vernissage Re-Constructed exhibition will launch on 26 and 27 June and on the evening of Thursday 28 June The Plettenberg Hotel’s ARTS Festival opening night will be hosted by Dijonne Du Preez of Gallop Hill Gallery, featuring artists Jimmy Law, Elsire Roos and Elize Bezuidenhout.

Join us for an incredible evening of art, complimentary wine and canapes from 18:00 to 20:00.

All the art works will be on display throughout the ARTS festival for anyone to pop in and enjoy the work.

Cape Wine Academy workshop

Plett Tourism will also host the Cape Wine Academy workshop on viticulture and wine tasting at The Plettenberg where people can do the CWA Prelim Wine Course over two days – 29 and 30 June for 3 hours daily, plus 1 extra hour on Saturday for the exam. The course is the Cape Wine Academy course and costs R1, 800 per person and the course is led by Francois Ferreira and Conrad Louw.

There is also an ‘Plett ARTS Twilight Meander’ taking place every Wednesday through the Main Road for guests and visitors to enjoy.

Golf at Fancourt

The Plettenberg’s exclusive ARTS Festival three-night offer

Visitors to the Plett ARTS Festival can linger a little longer, thanks to The Plettenberg’s exclusive ARTS Festival 3-night offer at R3, 655 per person sharing valid for stays from 28 June to 1 July.

The Plettenberg ARTS Festival 3-night offer includes: – Three nights’ accommodation in a Double Room, with a complimentary upgrade to a Luxury Double Room on booking subject to availability, a bottle of wine to welcome you, full English breakfast daily, entry to The Plettenberg’s ARTS Festival opening night on 28 June, hosted by Dijonne Du Preez of Gallop Hill Gallery, featuring artists Jimmy Law, Elsire Roos and Elise Bezuidenhout and a four course wine pairing dinner hosted by Steenberg Wine Estate on Friday 29 June.

Full Plett ARTS Festival programme

For more information on all events taking place in Plettenberg Bay for the duration for the Plett ARTS Festival visit the festival page on the Plett Tourism website.

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