Events

Poetry for the whole year


General

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 00:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 January 2014
End: 00:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 22 November 2014
Venue: PACOFS Workshop Theatre

Last year 2013, Bloempoetry in collaboration with PACOFS was able to organize ten sessions (May-November).

The movement has grown and the session has become undoubtedly the best in Bloemfontein and in the Free State.

We have hosted (with no budget) three nationally and internationally acclaimed South African poets namely:

Lesego Rampolokeng in November; Mak Manaka in October and Mphutlane Wa Bofelo in September. In December we coordinated a successful ‘Poets Voice Up Against Abuse’ presented by PACOFS for 16 Days of no violence against women and children. The Mic The Stand The Verse February: Thursday 06  • Friday 14 (Lover’s night) March: Thursday 13  • Thursday 20 (Sharpville) April: Thursday 03 • Thursday 17 (Freedom) May: Thursday 08 (Workers) • Thursday 22 June: Thursday 05 • Thursday 19 (Youth) July: Thursday 10  • Thursday 24 August: Thursday 07 (Celebrating Women) • Thursday 21 September: Thursday 11 (Biko) • Thursday 25 (Heritage) October: Thursday 09 • Thursday 23 November: Thursday 06 • Thursday 20


Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 15 January 2014

Miss Teen, Miss & Mrs Commonwealth South Africa 2014


General

Area: Bloemfontein and Johannesburg
Start: 16:14 (GMT+2), Sat, 01 February 2014
End: 00:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 August 2014
Venue: Bloemfontein

The regional workshops for Miss Teen, Miss & Mrs Commonwealth South Africa. Entries are now open and ladies from 16 years and up may enter nation wide. Categories are : Miss Teen: 16-19; Miss: 20 yearsa and up; Mrs: 25 years and up. A regional workshop will be held in Bloemfontein during the month of April. The Grand finale will be held at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg on 29 August 2014, The winners will travel to London in November to participate in the International contest. Closing dat is 15 April. Visit www.sacommonwealthpageants.co.za for entry forms and Rules. Or contact Anel Strydom: 0828121654 or anel@sacommonwealthpageants.co.za

Added by Anel on 01 February 2014

Compassionate Friends ondersteunings-groep


Meeting

Area: Universiteit van die Vrystaat
Start: 18:00 (GMT+2), Mon, 17 February 2014
End: 00:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 31 December 2014
Venue: D.F. Malherbe

Compassionate Friends is ‘n self-help ondersteunings-groep met geen rasse –godsdienstige of maatskaplike grense wat vriendskap en begrip bied aan bedroefde ouers, sibbe en grootouers wat geliefde kinders aan die dood afgestaan het. Byeenkomste maandeliks elke derde Maandag van die maand op die kampus van die UV in die D.F. Malherbe gebou Graduandistraat om 18:00. Daar kan wel sin en rigting in die lewe verkry word deur kennis en gedeelde smart. Elkeen se pyn en smart is uniek – ons leer by mekaar. Kontak Aubrey Josiah by 082 455 7433 of Carol by 0798852224 of gaan na hul webwef www.tcfbfn.co.za.


Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 17 February 2014

Theuns Jordaan in Bloemfontein!


Show

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 18:56 (GMT+2), Thu, 19 June 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 August 2014
Venue: Kovsie Kerk

S.A se grootste albumverkoper, Theuns Jordaan, is terug op die verhoog in Bloemfontein! Die diep rasperstem gaan jou vermaak met treffers uit sy eie pen soos “Jou Asem", "Soos Bloed", "Roeper van My Hart" & "Net Voor die Storm Kom”. Kaartjies vanaf R110 p/p beskikbaar by Computicket. 29 Augustus 2014, by Die Kovsiekerk om 19:30. Kaartjiebesprekings slegs by Computicket, maar vir ander navrae kontak 0824818881. Met trots aangebied deur Afrikoon Produksies, Bloemnuus, Radio Rosestad 100.6 FM & Protea Hotel Willow Lake.

Added by AfrikoonProduksies on 19 June 2014

Louis Scott celebration exhibition


Exhibition

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 08:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 10 July 2014
End: 00:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 24 August 2014
Venue: Oliewenhuis Art Museum

A small selection of artworks to celebrate Bloemfontein artist and Paleontologist Louis Scott can be seen on the First Floor of the Main Building of Oliewenhuis Art Museum.



The exhibition coincides with an international paleontology congress titled, From Past to Present and will be on exhibit until 24 August 2014.




Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 10 July 2014

Interstate Bus Lines Sun to Sun Half Marathon 2014


Sports event

Area: Black Mountain (Previously known as Thaba Nchu Sun) to Mmabana Stadium - opposite Naledi Sun
Start: 11:11 (GMT+2), Tue, 15 July 2014
End: 18:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 02 August 2014
Venue: Thaba Nchu

Interstate Bus Lines will be sponsoring the annual IBL Sun to Sun Half Marathon presented by the Young Generations Athletic Club in Thaba Nchu.

There will be 21.1km (half marathon) race and will start at Black Mountain (Previously known as Thaba Nchu Sun) to Mmabana Stadium - opposite Naledi Sun. There will also be a Mob run (Fun run). Free bus transport will be provided from Central Park and Preller Square at 05h45, Mmabana Stadium to Black Mountain Hotel departing at 07h15.

This race will be presented according to the rules of Athletics South Africa (ASA / IAAF). The entry forms are available at Central Park – Help desk office (Mon – Fri at 06h00 – 08h00 and 14h00 - 18h00) and at Young Generations Club in Thaba Nchu. Entry forms are also available on IBL Website (www.interstate.co.za). On Friday before the race, registrations will be from 16h00 – 18h00 at Central Park. On the morning of the race, registrations will be from 06h00 at Black Mountain Hotel and Mmabana Stadium.

Prizes to be won are as follows; 21km (Senior – Men & Women) 1st Prize = R1 500, 2nd Prize = R1 000, 3rd Prize = R750, 4th Prize = R500, 5th Prize = R300, plus Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the top five winners. Age Group 40 - 49yrs: 1st Prize = R600, 2nd Prize = R400. Age group 50 – 59yrs: 1st Prize R400, 2nd Prize R300. Age Group 60+ yrs: 1st Prize R300. Juniors 1st Prize R600, 2nd Prize R400 and 3rd Prize R200.

The first 300 athletes for the half marathon will receive medals, as well as the first 50 participants in the Mob run (Fun run). The Mob runners and spectators will qualify for the Lucky draw and 10 prizes can be won.

IBL aims to hold this marathon annually for the local athletes, commuters and the community at large as a CSI Project in the BBT (Botshabelo, Bloemfontein and Thaba Nchu) area. Our intention is to develop and nurture athletes in Mangaung and Free State to prepare them to become national / international athletes.



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Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 15 July 2014

"The Lotus Eaters" by Barbara Wildenboer


Art

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 00:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 17 July 2014
End: 23:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 27 July 2014
Venue: Oliwenhuis Art Museum

"The Lotus Eaters" by Barbara Wildenboer can be seen in the Reservoir at Oliewenhuis Art Museum.

In The Lotus Eaters Barbara Wildenboer explores the repercussions of a disconnected relationship to the natural world by considering environmental aesthetics as not only encompassing natural territories, but also extending to the influence of human actions on the natural realm.

The exhibition runs until 27 July.

Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 17 July 2014

"Chaotic Region" by Nigel Mullins


Art

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 00:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 17 July 2014
End: 23:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 17 August 2014
Venue: Oliwenhuis Art Museum

 "Chaotic Region" by Nigel Mullins is currently on show in the Annex Gallery at Oliewenhuis Art Museum until 17 August

Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 17 July 2014

Dewald Wasserfall


Music

Area: Langenhovenpark, Bloemfontein
Start: 19:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 30 July 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 30 July 2014
Venue: Innie Skuur

Dewald Wasserfall is op die verhoog by Innie Skuur die 30ste Julie. Kaartjies beskikbaar by Kiki Corner lhp of Music Inc Noordstad of bespreek by meerkatkolonie@vodamail.co.za. navrae 079 387 3614


Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 30 July 2014

FNB Free State Wine Show


Food & Wine

Area: Langenhoven Park
Start: 17:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 31 July 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 01 August 2014
Venue: Leopards and Lace, 9 Sterling Avenue, Spitskop

Wine lovers, it is time for FNB Free State Wine Show again. 



A ticket is R130 (includes unlimited tastings and wine tasting glass). No under 18s, nor babies and prams. A complimentary show guide includes producer information and informative notes on wine variety characteristics, food matching and serving temperatures.



Tickets can be purchased via www.computicket.com, Money Market counters in Shoprite Checkers stores and at the door subject to availability.



For more information call

011 482 5936/5/4 or visit the website at www.freestatewineshow.co.za.




Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 31 July 2014

FNB Free State Wine Show


Food & Wine

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 19:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 31 July 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 01 August 2014
Venue: Leopards and Lace

Come and be part of the second FNB Free State Wine Show at Leopards and Lace. This marvellous exhibition will display a number of award winning wines and best of all you can taste them all. 

Spend the afternoon sipping on sumptious wines, chatting to the producers and ordering the ones you fancy the most. 

There will also be fabulous wine products, olive selections and so much more to see and purchase while you are there. This promises to be an exciting event and one not to be missed. 

The FNB Wine show is a wine lovers heaven and for those of you who are not as passionate about wine, this may just change your mind. Starts at 5pm. 

Venue: Leopards and Lace. 079 499 1464 admin@leopardsandlace.co.za www.leopardsandlace.co.za

Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 31 July 2014

Charl Du Plessis 10 Chair Tour


Music

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 19:30 (GMT+2), Thu, 07 August 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 07 August 2014
Venue: Odeion

Charl du Plessis perfomance his 10 favourite Steinway Piano`s across South AFrica in the 10 Chair Tour. Ticket price R120. Visit Computicket


Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 07 August 2014

Inspired Women Conference


General

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 09:58 (GMT+2), Sat, 09 August 2014
End: 12:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 09 August 2014
Venue: Summerwood Country Estate

Inspired Women Conference presents guest speakers that touches on the topics of Christian Women facing challenges and hardships. The aim is to motivate and inspire women to live godly lives whilst coping with and overcoming daily challenges of life. Tickets price: R200pp buy from contact persons: Contact persons: Ilana Serfontein: 082 083 1637 / ilana.filadelfia@gmail.com Annorien Geyer: 071 871 9983 / blomswagg@gmail.com

Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 09 August 2014

Kindersorg Bloemfontein Gholfdag


Outdoor

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 00:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 12 August 2014
End: 00:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 12 August 2014
Venue: Bloemfontein-gholfbaan plaas

Kindersorg Bloemfontein vier vanjaar sy 100 jaar-bestaan. 'n Gholfdagdag is een van die projekte waarmee Kindersorg en Childline hierdie mylpaal vier. Beyers Truter en sy seun Anri van Beyerskloof sal by die gholfdag teenwoordig wees.



Die kompetisie is BBS en sluit ook 'n wynproe, wynveiling en snoekbraai in. Die dag vind by die Bloemfontein-gholfbaan plaas, besprekings kan ook hier gedoen word.



Vir enige navrae kontak Lize of Riëtha by 051-430-3311.






Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 12 August 2014

Karlien van Jaarsveld


Music

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 19:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 20 August 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 20 August 2014
Venue: C & N Sekondêre Meisieskool Oranje

Karlien tree op die 20ste Augustus by C & N Sekondêre Meisieskool Oranje.  Slegs R120 ‘n kaartjie. Vir navrae en besprekings kontak vir Chantelle Botes gedurende skoolure by 051 448 0039 of Piet van Rooyen by pcfvanrooyen@yahoo.c­om of 082 264 8698.


Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 20 August 2014

Jay


Music

Area: Bloemfontein
Start: 19:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 01 October 2014
End: 21:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 01 October 2014
Venue: C & N Sekondêre Meisieskool Oranje

Slegs R120 ‘n kaartjie. Vir navrae en besprekings kontak vir Chantelle Botes gedurende skoolure by 051 448 0039 of Piet van Rooyen by pcfvanrooyen@yahoo.c­om of 082 264 8698.


Added by Bloemfontein Courant on 01 October 2014
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