Monday, November 19, 2018
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Beautiful music and talented performers at Classics at the Castle

Cellist Berthine van Schoor and pianist Annalien Ball on the magnificent familiar finale of Camille Saint-Saens' 'The Carnival of the Animals'. The full-house concert...

To tent or fish weather depending

Some mischief-maker or other has sowed confusion among the fishing fraternity concerning size and bag limits for some species. ROBIN ROSS-THOMPSON Nobody seems to know who...

Bonang helped jumpstart Amanda Black’s career & now they’ll finally meet

In an interview on Real Talk with Anele, musician Amanda Black said that Bonang Matheba was the first person to play her hit song...

Vintage Motocross Results

The bikes roared around the circuit at the Bathurst Showgrounds last Saturday, giving an adrenalin boost to both riders and spectators alike. http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/05/22/vintage-bikes-score-big-bathurst-showgrounds/ The results arrived...
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Vintage bikes score big at Bathurst Showgrounds

https://youtu.be/uKQ1xCtqi1g THE smell of fuel and the roar of engines announced the presence of the Bathurst Vintage Fair / Scramble that took place at the Bathurst...

Great fun at Round Table golf day

GREAT fun, laughs, rain and tee-offs from the wrong hole led to a superb day of Round Table camaraderie and fundraising at the Kenton...

Grahamstown Cricket Board prize giving evening a roaring success

FOR all the cricketers who participate in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, or play rural league cricket, Friday evening's prizegiving is the highlight of the...

SPCA rename Golf Day for former treasurer

IT was a mixture of fun and sadness as the annual SPCA Golf Day prizes were awarded on Friday evening, as Royal Port Alfred...

Adventure province at Indaba

The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency together with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality stood tall on day one of the Tourism Indaba trade...

Tai chi can help breast cancer survivors get some sleep says...

Tai chi, the traditional Chinese exercise which focuses on posture, breathing and meditation, could be beneficial in helping relieve insomnia in breast cancer survivors. That's according...

Some hearty soup recipes to beat the winter chill

A big bowl of soup is the antidote to a miserable cold day. Try these simple recipes for mushroom soup 'pot pies', exotic shiitake...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

Floral artist achieves top marks for design diploma

A PORT Alfred floral art enthusiast, Daphne Wilson, recently completed the National Design Diploma (NDD) and has obtained 94%, the highest aggregate for the...

Happy Mother’s Day

THE care and love they give to us is limitless, and today (Sunday) is the day when we celebrate the women who have nurtured...

Kruger Park roars ahead on most Instagrammed global travel destinations

The Kruger National Park has cracked the nod as one of the most popular tourist destinations to feature on Instagram. TravelBird‚ an online travel agency‚...

Array of inspired shows for festival

Creatives from all over the country are set to dazzle art lovers next month at the National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown.   FUN: This year’s...

Veteran actors charm in heist movie

Going in Style, with Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin and Ann-Margret. Directed by Zach Braff. 4/5 A FUN heist movie featuring an assortment of respected...

Port Alfred High School barn dance fun

The wild west came to Port Alfred High School last Saturday night at the annual barn dance fundraiser for PAHS Pre-primary. Folks brought picnic...
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Intrepid South African oarsmen step ashore after 92-day Cape to Rio...

Two South Africans completed the most southerly row across the Atlantic ocean on Tuesday. Braam Malherbe and Wayne Robertson made it to Rio de Janeiro...
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Good music and festive spirit at PAHS barn dance

Music by Gary Botha and a festive spirit at the barn dance at Port Alfred High School hall on Saturday night. It was a...

It’s all about exposure, and contrast at Wiles Gallery

The Wiles Gallery was a lit with cheery chatter and beautiful photographs presented by some of Port Alfred, Bathurst and surrounds best photographers. Curators Cyndi...
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Enjoying cocktails and canapes after graduation

Stenden graduates, family members and honoured guests enjoyed drinks and an array of delicious canapés at MyPond Hotel after the graduation ceremony held at...

Go wild at Addo’s golf day

The SANPark’s honorary rangers at  Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 12th annual golf day at Port Elizabeth Golf Club in Port Elizabeth...

Saturday May 6 – World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD) is an annual international event celebrated on the first Saturday of May by gardeners and non-gardeners alike. According to Wikipedia, WNGD...

PAHS Matric Dance on fire, and ice

PORT Alfred High School's Matric Dance, themed Fire and Ice, took place at the school last Wednesday evening, just before the holidays, and attracted...

[WATCH] Holy smokes, shoots cannon at Bathurst Farm Fair

A great day was enjoyed by friends, families, children and all sorts on Saturday when folk from near and far gathered for the Bathurst...

Bathurst BookFair set for record attendance

IT'S that time of year again when booksellers from near and far will gather to sell their wares at the 14th annual Bathurst BookFair,...

You ain’t seen nothing yet at Fest

New National Arts Festival executive producer Ashraf Johaardien has promised patrons nothing but “11 days of amazing” as he has kept to the legacy...
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Welcome to the Gavin Deenik Green

IT was an emotional day at the Kowie Bowls Club on Saturday where the Gavin Deenik Green was opened and Deenik played the first...

Big kob tows canoe angler

A FISHERMAN who hooked a 20.4kg kob fishing from the Kowie River bank, and then played it from a canoe over three hours, was...
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