Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Best saved for last at Thistle wine pairing

Diners attending a wine pairing dinner at The Thistle Restaurant last Saturday had the benefit of tasting notes being presented by Zevenwacht Wine Estate’s...

A gift of joy to our senior citizens

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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Watch: Belle and the Beard capture Port Alfred hearts

The acoustic stylings of Belle and the Beard brought a  warm feeling on a cold winters' evening to the audience at Tash's Craft Bar...
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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...

Gaspar entertains at Harry B’s

AFTER leaving Port Alfred a few years ago to take up the position as a radio presenter on Bay FM in the PE area,...
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Gaspar shares his super laughs at Harry B’s

Exercise while you work - A lesson in how to keep fit by Roland Gaspar Ever had one of those days when you didn't feel...
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Learning and playing at El Shaddai

EL Shaddai put on a great show on Wednesday evening, named Around the world and down Memory Lane at the school hall. The amount of...

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...

Karate back at the Fish

THE Inaugural Sunshine Coast Karate Open Championships (SCKO) took place at the Fish River Resort where karateka of all ages battled for the right...

Damant Morning Market another success

IF enthusiasm and number of visitors can be relied upon, then the Damant Morning Market once again confirmed itself one of the most popular...

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...

Buy into a legacy

TINY Steenkamp who in earlier years performed in London’s Palladium Theatre, was dubbed South Africa’s own Mario Lanza. He later went on to perform with...

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...

Great effects, but story a little weather worn

Hurricane Heist with Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace and Ryan Kwanten, directed by Rob Cohen. 4/5 IF you like adventure movies with realistic effects, Hurricane Heist should...
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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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