Friday, September 21, 2018
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Food, wine and song at the Royal St Andrews

Guests at the food and wine pairing dinner at The Thistle Restaurant at the Royal St Andrews Hotel on Saturday night were pleasantly surprised...
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Tea, cake and a trip in a vintage car

Members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club (AVCMC) arriving back at their clubhouse and museum in Hawkins Industrial Park with residents of...
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A joyful trip to the past for elderly residents

Residents of Damant Lodge retirement village were transported to a bygone era on Saturday morning when members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor...
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Lighting up the night in Wharf Street

During the interval at the Festival of the Arts at the Little Theatre on the Wharf on Thursday night, fire poi performer Cheryl Webb...

A fun-filled affair in Bathurst

ALTHOUGH very welcome, a steady downpour put a damper on Friday's festivities at the recent Bathurst Country Affair (BCA). But by Saturday the sun was...

Is Hombile our oldest living resident?

HOMBILE Ntshakaza, a skilled crafter, makes a living from weaving baskets hats, mats and coasters on a very simple loom he uses. But the...
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Judging the best beards at the Bathurst Country Affair

Majestic, bizarre and sparse beards were all on display at the beard competition at Pike's Post at the Ploughman last Saturday. The fun was...
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Testing their mettle with an anvil toss

The brawn competition at the Bathurst Country Affair entailed throwing a 35kg anvil as far as possible. Men and women took part in friendly...
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Immaculately maintained vintage cars

Vintage and classic cars owned by members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club on display at the Bathurst Showgrounds during the Vintage...
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Vintage bikes in action at Bathurst motocross

The Vintage Motocross at the Bathurst Showgrounds last Saturday drew a throng of spectators. The event was timed with the Bathurst Country Affair, which...
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Young smithy at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum

Young Joash Lamerton working at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum forge under the supervision of his blacksmith father Donovan. The forge, which was recently completed,...
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Full day’s action and entertainment at PAHS

FIRST it was the Full Day Derby at Port Alfred High School where Graeme College, Victoria Girls High and Primary along with Kingsridge High School...

An enjoyable Elvis tribute

COMPARISONS to another local Elvis tribute artist, Lionel Hunt, were unavoidable while watching Mark Everton perform at the Little Theatre on the Wharf last...

Nemato Change a Life sports

NEMATO Change a Life (NCAL) sports clubs offer four small Olympic sports including rowing, gymnastics (tumbling and trampoline), handball and fencing. Sport is an important...
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Move over, there’s another Elvis in town

Mark Everton performing Jailhouse Rock at his Elvis tribute show at the Little Theatre on the Wharf on Saturday night. Everton came up with...
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Imaginative floral designs using frames

The theme was "fun with frames" at the latest meeting of the Port Alfred Floral Art Group at Settlers Park last Saturday. Flo Trenor,...
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Showing some belly at the Pig

Belly-dancers from Fella’s Dance School performing at the Christmas in July celebrations at the Pig and Whistle tonight. Festivities continue tomorrow (Saturday) with a...
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Christmas in July starts at the Pig and Whistle

Talented youngsters from Nolukhanyo township in Bathurst performed a gumboot dance at the Christmas in July festivities at the Pig and Whistle tonight. There...
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A popular karaoke choice at Tash’s

Pig and Whistle owner Gavin Came was a good sport joining in the karaoke at Tash's Craft Bar on Thursday night, giving his rendition...
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Farewell party for Emily the donkey

Friends of Emily the donkey braved the rain for a walk on the beach with her at the farewell party held in her honour...
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Beautiful guitar arrangements at poets in song show

Guitar maestro Mel Botes was at the Little Theatre on the Wharf last Friday night, performing covers of songwriting poets like Pink Floyd, Mark...
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Mel Botes brings the poets of song to Port Alfred

Acclaimed South African guitarist Mel Botes performing the Afrikaans folk song, Al le die Berge Nog So Blou, made famous by Johannes Kerkorrel, at...
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Music legend Cindy Alter at sold-out show in Kowie

Cindy Alter (ex-Clout) performing her beautiful introspective song, Tightrope, written after being clear of acute leukemic cancer for seven years. The South African music...
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Cindy Alter still rocking at 61

South African music legend Cindy Alter (ex-Clout) performing Bright Blue's Weeping at a sold-out concert at Harry B's in Port Alfred last night. The...
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Bridge drive raises R14 591 for Hospice

Another very successful Brenda Lear bridge drive was held for Sunshine Coast Hospice at Settlers Park last Friday. About 100 bridge players gathered at...

Shivers and laughter: More pictures from the Polar Plunge

There was a great community spirit and much fun was had by all who supported Port Alfred High School's Polar Plunge at East Beach...
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Braving the cold for the Polar Plunge

Taking a dip in the ocean on the winter solstice. Port Alfred High School's Polar Plunge drew a good crowd at East Beach this...

Icy plunge to welcome the winter solstice

Some photographs of the Port Alfred High School Polar Plunge, held at East Beach this morning to say goodbye to the long nights and...
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Fit fundraiser at the Civic Centre raises money for Child Welfare

Fella’s Dance School, led by Twan Badenhorst, held a fit fundraiser for Port Child Welfare at the Civic Centre parking lot on Saturday morning....
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