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PRESS RELEASE SWELLENDAM FAMILY CRESTS

            The Swellendam Heritage Association has commenced on a project to have Swellendam family crests displayed on metal hoardings attached to the lampposts along the West end of Voortrek Street. The...

Tomlinson family history

SHA is proud to have been part of the process of creating this book on the very influential Tomlinson family. Come and join us for the launch at Bokmakiri Bookshop on Saturday 13th July

INVITATION to Talk 4th July

INVITATION: We are extremely lucky, proud and excited to have Emeritus Professor Andrew Smith come and address our association on the 4th of July. Professor Smith’s talk will introduce the Khoekhoen , and discuss current ideas on the archaeology, genetics and...

Invitation to an extra activity in June

You will recall the recent visit by Theuns Coetzee and his most interesting talk on the Zandvliet Canal in Bonnievale. At that talk he promised to arrange a visit to the canal which is only possible once the canal is shut down for a period of time once a year.That...

Invitation Prof Visser

Good morning dear heritage friend.Lekker koud nê?!!We are extremely excited to invite you to a talk by Professor Wessel Visser titled “Social Issues and the Making of a New Racial Order at the Cape 1652 – 1795”  on Thursday evening the...