Diary of events 20 to 26 August

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Auditions are to be held for the Durban Passion Play, which is based on the Oberammergau Passion Play in Bavaria, at Holy Family College in Glenmore from 10 am on August 21. The Passion Play is a dramatic re-enactment of the events leading up to the death of Jesus Christ and of his resurrection; and around 30 performances of the play will be taking place during Easter 2011 in the Playhouse Drama Theatre. All participants volunteer their time and there is no reimbursement. Own transport is essential. Rehearsals will commence at Holy Family College in October.

Inquiries: Clifton Brock at 083 286 2155 (Durban Catholic Players Guild).


A workshop-type programme is being run for current matric art students, from a home-based studio in Scottsville. Tuition is offered by former graphic design lecturer, Denise Essom. The workshop is structured to enable students to produce really good show stopper artwork examples to boost the matric art exhibitions and practical portfolios. Classes are being offered for three hours on Wednesday afternoons and three hours on Saturday mornings. Inquiries: Denise Essom at 033 345 2116 or 072 117 0017.

Chistlehurst Arts and Academics in Pietermaritzburg holds community classes every Wednesday afternoon during the term. Free classes offered in basic dance, drama and design from 3 pm to 4 pm. All pupils from Grade 6 to 12 welcome. Phone 033 345 4895 mornings.

Howick Arts Society is hosting free, structured art classes in the Howick Library on Tuesday afternoons from 2 pm. Bring along your own materials. Inquiries: Anna at 084 573 1784.

The library at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg is open on Tuesdays from 1-4 pm for research. Booking is essential. Telephone Thulani Makhaye or Kobie Venter on 033 392 2801.


Msunduzi Hospice’s coffee shop, The Courtyard, in Swartkorpz Road, Pietermaritzburg, is open daily from Monday to Saturday. The menu includes many tasty treats at affordable prices as well as our Chef's special of the day! There is also a hospice shop stocked with clothing, toys and bric-a-brac and the book shop which boasts a huge selection of books at bargain prices. The other Hospice shops are situated in Mayor's Walk and Nedbank Plaza. Inquiries: 033 344 1560.


The South African Writers' Circle meets at 11 am tomorrow at the Westville Library. Ginny Porter and Wendy Greef will be speaking about the Current Trends in Writing, as perceived at the Cape Town Book Fair. There will also be an opportunity for writers and people interested in writing to bring and share their writing. Each writer will be allowed two minutes to recite their work. Admission is R5 for members and R15 for non-members. Inquiries: Ms Tomkins at 031 564 7660.

Howick Birding Group hosts a morning outing to Moor Park in the Estcourt area on August 25. Meet at Umgeni Valley at 6.30 pm to arrange transport. There is an entrance fee unless you have a Rhino or Wild Card. Take tea. Leader: Eve Hughes at 033 330 2723.

Women In Business presents breakfast with international hypnotherapist, Andrew Wilder, on August 26 at Fernhill Hotel from 9 am to 11 am. Light breakfast and refreshments will be served. Admission is R90 (members and R120 non-members. Email secretary@womeninbusiness.org.za for further details and to book.

Pietermaritzburg Orchid Society’s next meeting is at 12 noon on August 29 at the home of Ken and Mal Renwick in Ashburton. Members should bring along their own plants in flower and will also be going through the Renwick’s collection of many flowering plants. Prof. Peter Greenfield will be giving us a talk on growing Vanda’s. Members bring along a plate of eats for a ‘bring and share’ finger snacks. Visitors and new members welcome. Inquiries: Mal at 033 3261 857 or 082 489 0674 between 8 am and 4 pm.

Women In Business holds its monthly forum at the Fernhill Hotel on September 9 from 8 am to 10 am. The guest speaker is Sharlene McGilvray, world champion women's 45+ at the UCI BMX Championship. Hear how determination and dedication enabled her to achieve her sixth successive World Championship. To book and for further information email secretary@womeninbusiness.org.za

The Embroiderer's Guild of South Africa meets on the third Wednesday of every month at the Allan Wilson Shellhole, Albert Luthuli (Commercial) Road, Pietermaritzburg at 1.30 pm for 2 pm. All embroiderers are very welcome, whether experienced or a beginner. Inquiries: Lynda at 033 343 4454.

The Rotary Club of Durban Umhlatuzana welcomes visitors to open meetings on the first Thursday of every month from 7 am to 8 am at the Royal Natal Yacht Club, Esplanade, Durban. Breakfast is available. Admission R50. Inquiries: Alistair Abell at 031 303 6359.

The Pietermaritzburg Underwater Club meets Thursday evenings at its Clubhouse in Kershaw Park (next to the tennis club). Come and learn more about spear fishing, scuba diving, underwater hockey etc. Meet at the clubhouse at 5.30 pm every Thursday or join us after practice (7 pm). Cash bar and braai fires available. Inquiries: Caz 082 859 3026 or Noeline 082 445 6441.

The Pietermaritzburg Croquet Club welcomes visitors and new members on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons at 2 pm. The venue is in Alexandra Park, near the Oval, and the club provides equipment. Inquiries: Tim at 033 344 3368 or Richard at 033 396 6204.

The Pietermaritzburg Budgerigar Club meets at 2.30 pm on the third Saturday of every month at members’ homes. Visitors and potential new members are welcome. Inquiries: Bruce Acutt at 082 809 2573 or Lionel Sydenham at 083 405 0359.

Pietermaritzburg City Chess Club meet at the Moth Hall in Grosvenor Street every Tuesday at 2 pm. All welcome irrespective of the standard of play. Inquiries Percy Stirk at 033 396 4589.

The Pietermaritzburg Canary and Cage Bird Club meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 7 pm at the Bird Hall, Royal Showgrounds. Visitors and new members welcome. Inquires: S. Philipson at 033 346 1726 or 083 632 2551.


Birdlife KZN Midlands will be hosting a bird appreciation course in Pietermaritzburg during September and October. The course starts on September 2 with an introduction to birding and how to identify birds, courtesy of Mark Brown. Other subjects to be covered include top KZN birds and where to find them, raptors, garden birds, night birds, glassland birds, woodland birds, wetland birds, shore birds and much more. The course will take place at the Zoology Lecture Theatre in the John Bews building at UKZN Pietermaritzburg in Carbis Road. Admission is R950 (Birdlife members R850) or R150 (Birdlife members R135) per evening attended. For more information about the workshop programme and to book, phone Pam Nicol at 033 330 2947 or send an email to pnicol@vodamail.co.za

Free glycerine soap bar making instruction at The Soap Den, 105 Victoria Road, Pietermaritzburg. The health benefits of essential oils and different salts of the earth are explained, and instruction is given to make your own creams, body butters, bath oils, bubble baths etc. Instuction for two to 10 people at a time. Courses are available between 9 am and 4.30 pm daily.

Beginners as well as experienced artists are invited to attend drawing and painting classes by former Durban University of Technology lecturer, Fransie Pretorius, in Westville. Students will explore a variety of approaches to drawing and become familiar with the use of line, form, texture and composition. The classes are held at 22 Portman Road, Dawncliffe, on Saturday afternoons between 2 pm and 5 pm and on Wednesdays from 9 am to 12 noon. Inquiries: 031 266 6422 or e-mail: fransiep@telkomsa.net

Tatham Art Gallery holds youth art classes at the Old Presbyterian Church on Fridays from 2.30-4.30 pm. Inquiries: Thulani Makhaye on 033 392 2801.

Painting lessons on canvas, fabric, ceramic and wood for beginners or existing painters. No artistic ability required. Call Truus at Creative Image on 033 342 4959 or 082 445 7051.

Val Maggs teaches drawing and painting to children aged six to 12 years old, learners, art subject candidates and advanced and beginner adult art students. Inquiries: Val Maggs at 033 342 1638 or 078 324 4704.


A Nia Dance class is held every Wednesday from 12 pm to 1 pm in the Hexagon movement studio, Golf Road, Pietermaritzburg. A dance workout for all ages and fitness levels. Phone Lorraine at 031 767 1690 or email harleya@ukzn.ac.za Go to www.niasouthafrica.co.za for more information.


The Northdale Siva Nyana Sabha will be observing Varalakshmi Viratham at Sabha today at 6 pm. Donations welcome. Inquiries: Siven at 082 663 8596.

Project Gateway in Pietermaritzburg is hosting a Quiz and Picnic Supper at 6.30 pm tomorrow in the Project Gateway Hall, 4 Burger Street. Bring your friends and a picnic supper and test your general knowledge. Tickets R50 - all proceeds will go to Project Gateway. To book phone 033 845 0400.

Midlands Arts & Crafts Society is hosting an old fashioned slide show, titled Snapshots from India, at Macs, 23 Haldane Road, Pietermaritzburg, tomorrow at 10.30 am for 11 am. The photographic slides offer glimpses of India, gathered over several trips, highlighting the richness of this wonderful intriguing country and its people. During the screening Jutta Faulds and friends will share memories of their trips to India. Admission is R25 for the show and refreshments. Inquiries: Joy at 033- 386 6500.

The Horse and Hound Country Fair takes place at Lions River Polo Club grounds, near Howick, tomorrow from 10 am. Tickets are R10 (R5 children over four years). Funds raised will go to the Coastal Care Unit and Funda Ninja. Attractions includes talks and demos on horses and dogs, arena events include S.A. Mounted Games A and B Teams, a trotting race demonstration, dog agility and working dog display, lots of stalls and a lamb on the spit at 5 pm.

Two minutes off the N3, Blue Haze Country Lodge, near Estcourt, offers loads of family fun on Saturdays from midday. Enjoy live music, good food, a beer garden, spectacular views, a jumping castle and kiddies play area and pony rides. Inquiries: Maretha at 036 352 5772 or visit www.bluehaze.co.za

Pietermaritzburg Ladies Area is hosting a beauty rair on August 28 at Sheridon Hall in Howick Road aspart of its woman's month celebrations. Ladies come and get pampered and support Hospice clothing. Tickets R120 with goody bag worth R300. Phone Nicky at 083 795 5924 for more details.

Richmond, Byrne and District Museum is hosting a celebration of the 150th anniversay of the arrival of indentured Indian settlers and the 160th anniversary of the 1850 Byrne settlers in the museum ground from 9 am to 3 pm on August 28. Attractions include performances by Indian and Zulu dancers, talks on the indentured settlers and Byrne immigrants, raffles, a demonstration by the fire department, children’s activities, stalls selling crafts, plants and gifts, a tea garden, and vintage cars and bikes. Admission is free. Inquiries: 033 212 3038 during office hours.

It's time to get creative again at the fifth uShaka Marine World Body Art competition at uShaka Village Walk on August 28. This year’s theme is uShaka, it's an adventure! Artists will be competing for the cash prize of R5000 and the chance to go into the uShaka's hall of fame. There will be loads of entertainment on the day, from DJ's to face painters and a young and vibrant art exhibition. Inquiries: Merle Bateman at 031 328 8013 or visit www.ushakamarineworld.co.za

The Maha-Mariemmen Temple at 1 Nagpur Road, Northdale, is hosting its 20th annual Mrieammen, Satkhi, Kali, Maduraiveeran and Gramadevi prayer on August 27, 28 and 29. The event starts with a flag hoisting prayer at 6 pm on August 27, continuing with a Kali prayer at midnight and a Draupadlammen hawan fire initiation ceremony from 6 pm on August 28. From 7.30 am on August 29, the Marieammen Sakthi Prayer and Gharagum procession gets underway at the Nagpur road circle number two. At 3 pm on August 29 there will be Maduraiveeran knife climbing prayer and Kumbam persadhum offering. Inquiries: Siva Padaychee at 033 397 1475.

The Natal Quilters’ are hosting an Open Day from 9 am to 12 noon on August 28 at Durban Girls’ High School, corner of Manning and Penzance Roads, Durban. There will be a quilt exhibition , quilting demonstrations, fabric shops, teas and a talking by Jeanette Gilks, titled Seeing Red Again, at 12 noon. Admission is R10 (members) and R35 (visitors). Inquiries: Mandy Kirk at 082 451 9773 or Jill at 082 414 4518.

The Msunduzi Hospice Annual Secretary Spring Day Luncheon will be held on September 1 at 12.30 pm for 1 pm in the Hospice Conference Centre, 200 Zwartkop Road, Prestbury. A gourmet picnic luncheon will be served along with an assortment of cheeses, a chocolate fountain for those chocoholics and fresh fruit for the health conscious. There will also be a guest speaker, exciting goodie bags and loads of fantastic prizes to be won. Tickets R140. Tables of ten are available but smaller numbers are welcome. For bookings and inquiries phone Sonja at 033 344 1560 or e-mail hospice@hospicekzn.co.za Bookings are essential.

The Miss and Little Miss Spring Dinner and Dance 2010 takes place at the Civic hall in Bombay Road, Northdale, at 5.30 pm for 6 pm on September 4. Dress is smart casual. For tickets and entry details phone Jay at 072 219 0518; Sphume at 079 244 7327, Tobs at 076 010 0844 or Tania at 073 555 4024.

The Ridge Country Market and Dog Walk in aid of the Coastal Horse Care Unit and Animal Lodge takes place from 10 am to 2 pm on September 5 at the Coastal Horse Care Unit, District Road D246, off Georgedale Road in Cato Ridge. Visitors will be able to purchase fresh farm produce, home-made crafts and take their four legged friends for a walk (admission R10). Please note: dogs must be on a lead at all times. Inquiries: Gill at 073 550 3061, Kay (dog walk) at 083 657 8767. To book a stand phone Marelaine at 031 782 1912.


The Al-Ansaar Foundation is hosting it's annual Ramadaan Fair tomorrow and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm at 189 West Road, Overport, Durban. Inquiries: Faradh Patel at 071 571 6283 or 031 208 1601 .

The Dutch Reformed Church in Hayfields, Pietermaritzburg, is having its annual fete on September 4 from 8.30 am to 1 pm at Dryden Road, opposite Haymarket, Hayfields. There will be a musical programme where various institutions and schools will perform from 9 am, a wine auction at 12 noon, a breakfast and tea garden, a giant slide and plenty of great items on sale. On September 3, the church will host a family programme, potjiekos for the adults and games for the young, from 6 pm.


Health exercises for all ages and fitness at Body Dynamics, 1 Alan Paton (Durban) Road, Pietermaritzburg. Thursdays: 8.30 am - The Breathe/Meditation; 10 am - Tao Yin (Chinese yoga/internal exercises); 2 pm - Baque Meditation (The forces – Trigrams). Friday: 8.30 am - Taiji (38 Form Chen style) part 1 and 2; 10 am - Baqua Meditaton; 2 pm - Tao Yin; 6 pm - Taiji (part 1 and 2). Wear loose clothing and soft shoes. To book phone Pamela at 073 754 2062.

Yoga classes take place in Westville from 3 pm to 4.30 pm on Tuesdays; in Kloof from 9 am to 10.30 am on Wednesdays; in Hillcrest from 5.30 pm to 7 pm on Tuesdays; in Pietermaritzburg from 8 am to 9.30 pm on Thursdays and in Camperdown from 5 pm to 6.30 pm on Thursdays. Inquiries: Kath at 031 785 1441 or 082 540 1122.

Academy of Self-Defence courses. Learn how to project confidence through awareness and practical techniques. Aimed at all women and children. To book phone Mandy at 082 459 6095 or email mandytyrer@vodamail.co.za

Run walk for life Nottingham Road runs morning sessions on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at Clifton Prep School at 8 am from the Top Field behind the pavilion. Once every six to eight weeks they do a fun run on a members farm which is followed by breakfast. Inquiries: 082 374 1023 or email: runwalk4life@bundunet.com

Health exercises suitable for all ages and fitness levels at Body Dynamics every Thursday and Friday: 7.30 am - The Breathe/Meditation; 8.30 am - Baqua (the elements) or Tao Yin (yoga); 5 pm – Baqua (the elements); 6 pm - Taiji (38 step form and applications). Wear loose comfortable shoes and clothing. To book phone Pamela at 073 754 2062.

Yoga classes take place at Kloof, Westville, Hillcrest, Camperdown and Pietermaritzburg. Phone Kath for more infomation at 031 785 1441 or 082 540 1122.

The Art of Living Foundation is hosting Sudarshan Kriya and Yoga on Tuesdays at 7 pm at the Veda Temple, Nohar Road, Pietermaritzburg. Inquiries: 033 391 1714.

Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World hosts free yoga sessions in the Suncoast ampitheatre on Thursdays from 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm. Inquiries: VO2 Max gym at 031 201 8585.

Yoga classes take place at Oakleigh Avenue, Wembley on Thursdays at 8 am. Inquiries: Kath at 031 785 1441 or 082 540 1122.

Hatha yoga classes with meditation and chanting get underway on a peaceful farm in the Camperdown area in February. Inquiries: Bev at 082 857 2774.

Join Group Hypno-Therapy on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm if you want to stop smoking, lose weight, have any fears or phobias, or want to join self-improvement classes. Inquiries: 082 046 7515.

The Lin Li School of Tai Chi Chuan Tai Chi classes take place every Wednesday from 5.30-7.30 pm at The McDowall Centre, Girls High School, Alexandra Road, Pietermaritzburg. Inquiries: Paul Dorrian on 033 386 2916 or 082 573 0557.

Wing Chun Kung Fu, self defence and Eskrima (stick fighting). Classes for men and women every Monday and Thursday at 6.30 pm at Eddels Sports and Social Club, Dartnell Road, Mountain Rise. Inquiries: Sifu Gus Hornby on 083 638 0801 or Shaun on 076 648 6168.

Yoga classes for strength and flexibility in Scottsville on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5.30 pm. Telephone Jenny on 033 386 3323.

Yoga classes take place in Hilton on Mondays at 5.30 pm. Phone Moira on 072 800 5294 or 033 343 4014 (a/h).

Chi Kung is a fun exercise to keep you healthy. Classes take place at Lincoln Meade on Sundays at 9 am and cost R20. Phone Dianne on 082 457 0849 or 033 396 2147.

Run/Walk for Life holds sessions at Cowan House on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 5 pm (Jane: 033 344 1813 or 082 809 4862) and at Scottsville Primary on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5.30 pm and Saturdays at 6 am (Allan: 033 396 6174 or 084 582 4005).

Overweight? Join a class and learn about proper eating habits. No pills, shakes or potions. Classes in Raisethorpe, Pietermaritzburg city centre and Scottsville. Inquiries: Shona at 082 397 1406 or 033 391 3606.


The Hilton Farmers and Craft Market takes place in the lower quarry every Saturday from 7.30 am to 11 am. Stalls include organic herbs, fruit and vegetable, solar products, coffee, home-made bakes and sweets, plants, cards and clothes. Inquiries: Fiona at 072 477 0551.

The Pietermaritzburg Flea Market is at Freedom Square on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm. Inquiries: Ian on 072 864 1626.

A craft market takes place opposite the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm.

The Pietermaritzburg Farmer's Market is held every Saturday morning from 6-10 am at Alexandra Park, behind the Harry Gwala Stadium. Inquires: Mike at 082 886 0687.

The Karkloof Farmers' Market runs every Saturday morning from 7-11 am. The market is located 2.6km from Howick on the Karkloof Road. Inquiries: Andrea 082 820 8986.

Farmer’s market at the Lion's River Stock Sale Yard every Saturday from 8.30-11 am. Inquiries: Brian at 033 330 8050. Proceeds from breakfasts support local charities.

Essenwood Craft Market takes place every Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm at Essenwood Park in Durban.


Clear Sky Mind is the title of a meditation morning from 9 am to 12 noon on August 29 at Karkloof Polo Club, 17kms from Howick on the Karkloof Road. Enjoy a delightful meditation morning with Buddhist monk Kelsang Phuntsog in the Karkloof countryside. Admission is R75 including refreshments. To book and for more information phone 031 765 2162

or email: meditateinmidlands@gmail.com

Learn to meditate on Wednesday evenings 6.30pm - 7.30pm, at 60 Oakleigh Ave, Wembley. Meditation helps you to relax and develop your own sense of inner peace and wellbeing. Everyone is welcome, and the classes are easy to understand and practice. Cost R25 donation to Maitreya Centre including refreshments. Inquiries: 033 345 7501 or email : meditateinhillcrest@gmail.com


Due to the fact that September is Heritage Month, the Macrorie House Museum, 11 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, will not be open on the second Saturday of September 2010. The museum will,however, be hosting an Open Day on Sunday 12 September 2010. More details on this event will follow soon.


The Maritzburg City Orchestra, the PAMS Choir and the Maritzburg College Chamber Choir invite you to a classical variety concert in the Victoria Hall at Maritzburg College at 7.30 pm tonight. The programme includes: Rossini’s Thieving Magpie Overture; Jean-Louis Gottschalk’s Grande Tarantelle for piano and orchestra, featuring pianist Christopher Duigan as soloist; Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin Waltz; the haunting Kyrie from Mozart’s Great Mass; and Cape Town composer John W. Carter’s Sanctus. Tickets R25. To book phone Denise Mitchell (mornings) or Jenny Bezuidenhout (afternoons) at 033 3429376.

KwaZulu-Natal born soprano Fae Evelyn will perform with pianist, Christopher Duigan, at the Friends of Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) free lunch hour concert on August 25 from 1.10 pm to 1.50 pm. The programme includes selections from 5 Elizabethan Songs by Roger Gurney, songs by Richard Strauss, arias from Weber’s Der Freischutz, the celebrated jewel song from Gounod’s Faust and selections from the musicals, Camelot, Oklahoma and Porgy & Bess. Admission to the concert is free, but donations will be collected. Secure parking is available next to the gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Road, Pietermaritzburg.

The PMB Amateur Music Society Choir meets every Tuesday at 7 pm at St Mary’s Catholic Church Hall, 88 Jabu Ndlovu (Loop) Stret. All welcome. Phone Mary at 033 456 0449 or Ruth at 033 347 5464.


Tony Trigger will speak about a Roman ship, lost in early BC and found in the year 2000 at this month’s Friends of the Museum talk in the Ingede Theatre, Natal Museum, 237 Jabu Ndlovu (Loop) Street, Pietermaritzburg at 10 am for 10.30 am tomorrow. Tea will be served from 10.15 am. Inquiries: 033 345 1404.

The Honourable Mr Justice Plasket (judge of the High Court of South Africa) will give a talk titled Administrative Justice in South Africa: A Snap-Shot Survey of Developments at Law Centenary Public Lecture on August 26 at 6 pm for 6.30 pm at the Moot Court, Law Faculty, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg Campus. Admission is free. RSVP to Robynne Louw at 033 260 6257 or email: pmblaw100@ukzn.ac.za


Feel like being the star of an evening’s theatre performance? No auditioning (or talent) required. Just come to Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist’s show which returns to the Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus from August 24 to 28 at 7.30 pm. During the show he will turn people into sprinkler systems, the lone ranger riding a “noodle”, or a passionate tango dancer. Tickets are R30 at the door only on Tuesday and Wednesday night and R50 Thursday to Saturday. To book for Thursday to Saturday, phone 033 260 5537 or e-mail hexagon@ukzn.ac.za


Project Gateway/The Old Prison at 4 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, hosts Wednesday Open Tours every Wednesday at 11 am. Tickets are R20 for the hour-long tour. To book contact the tourism office at 033 845 0400.


There will be a full moon picnic and walk at Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve in Howick from 5 pm on August 24. Bring your own picnic to enjoy at full moon rise, and join us on a moonlit walk afterwards. Tickets R30. Space is limited, so phone 033 330 3941 to make a reservation as soon as possible.

Walking with Women is hostig a walk from Nottingham Road to Howick (32 kms) on September 12. Proceeds in aid of Hospice Howick. For further details and to book email secretary@womeninbusiness.org.za. Admission R100 (includes WIB T-shirt). If entrants already have a WIB T-shirt entry is R25.


Vision Board Workshop - attract the good you desire in all areas of your life! This powerful and fun technique helps you visualise your goals and keeps you focused. Inquiries: Idoni at 084 486 1849 or 033 344 3967.

Have you ever wondered where your creativity comes from? Everyone has it. Sometimes it's just a matter of finding it. George and Penny Forder combine their art and writing workshops to give you a weekend of creative development, titled The Dream Workshop For Creativity, tomorrow and Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm both days. Penny has taught beginners to draw and paint from scratch to exhibition standards, painlessly. George has stimulated writers to tell their stories and captivate audiences. Together they use the subconcious elements of dreams to pull the essence of your inner artist to the surface. For more information and to book phone George at 082 774 7530 or Penny at 072 143 3008. Alternatively log on to www.spindrift.co.za or email george@spindrift.co.za

* Submit your events to Estelle Sinkins via e-mail at arts@witness.co.za or by fax at 033 355 1122 by noon on Wednesday.

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