Archive | Outings

OUTING: 26th-28th May

CEDERBERG The outing this month is the Weekend Away on the 26th-28th May to the Cederberg, visiting the Biedouw Valley and the valley of the Doring River. This is fully subscribed, so we trust that those fortunate enough to be attending will have a great time! PLEASE NOTE: OUTINGS ARE FOR PAID-UP VASSA MEMBERS ONLY! […]

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FEBRUARY OUTING (25 Feb 2017)

RIEBEECK AND HERITAGE SQUARES, CAPE TOWN DATE & TIME: 10:15 for 10:30 on Saturday 25th February 2017. We will meet on Riebeeck Square on the corner of Shortmarket and Bree Street from where we will be looking at the historical fabric on and surrounding the square. This will give a valuable insight into the impact […]

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NOVEMBER OUTING: (26 Nov 2016)

BOKBAAI, West Coast PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS OUTING IS FOR PAID-UP MEMBERS ONLY!! DATE &TIME: 09:45 for 10:00 on Saturday 26th November 2016. Our outing this month is to Buck Bay (Bokbaai), where John Duckitt will lead us on a tour of this historic farm which belonged to the Duckitt family for many years. Directions: […]

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WORCESTER OUTING (29 October)

DATE AND TIME: 08:45 for 09:00 on Saturday 29th October 2016. WORCESTER Our outing this month is to Worcester, where Julian Kritzinger will lead us on a tour around the town explaining the history of the buildings and the families as we go along. We will meet at 9am at the Teacup Tea Garden, 21 Baring Street. […]

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SEPTEMBER OUTING (24 Sept)

  Valkenburg and the Royal Observatory, Observatory, Cape Town We will be visiting Valkenburg first and then going on to the Observatory where we will be able to picnic on the banks overlooking the Black River (weather permitting). The visit to Valkenburg will be led by Trevor Thorold and the Royal Observatory by Ian Glass. […]

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AUGUST 2016 OUTING (27 AUG)

BOSCHENDAL: Continuity and change. Outing to be lead by the heritage planner Sarah Winter Coordination: Vernac Committee member: André van Graan:  Cellphone no. 082 202 0766 Date and Time: 10:45 for 11:00 on Saturday 27th AUGUST 2016 We will meet at the parking area behind the central werf. Approaching the werf via the stone pine […]

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JULY OUTING: Fernwood (30 July)

OUTING: Fernwood House, Bishopscourt, Cape Town Site plan of Fernwood with the entrance on the top right-hand corner. Date and time: Saturday 30th JULY 2016: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Location : Bishopscourt, Cape Town. Getting  to Fernwood: From the M3 take the Rhodes Avenue exit towards Kirstenbosch. We must use the Rhodes Avenue entrance (white […]

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JUNE OUTING: 25 June 2016

Poespaskraal Farm, Fish Hoek Valley and Glencairn Watermill  Details: A visit to Poespaskraal Farm, Fish Hoek Valley (morning) and after lunch the Glencairn Watermill (Picnic lunch at the Farm) Date and Time: Saturday 25 June 2016: 10 00 am – 3 30 pm Location : Capri , Sunnydale and Glencairn Valley. Organiser: Ronnie Glass –cell 083 […]

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MAY OUTING: La Cotte – 28 May 2016

OUTING: La Cotte (picnic at the Huguenot Memorial Museum DATE AND TIME:   Saturday 28 May 2016: 10:30-14:00 Location: Franschhoek Getting there: Take the N1 from Cape Town. Then Exit 47 and turn right onto the R44. Continue to the Simondium Road. Turn left and continue past Babylonstoren to the junction with the R45. Turn right […]

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