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5 Reasons why you should visit Cradock

If you are looking for a destination for your next holiday trip, there are a few things that you need to consider; a place where you can relax and unwind and experience the culture and feel of its people, the different communities. Cradock is rich in diversity, culture and history. Here follows a list of […]

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Cradock’s roadside artists

lthough the Internet tells us that wire art dates back to the Second Dynasty in Egypt and the Bronze and Iron ages in Europe, we in Cradock are adamant that miniature windmills were first created by craftsmen in our area.   Basil Mills, Education Officer at the National English Museum in Grahamstown who did some […]

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Schreiner family Reunion

he Schreiner family are joining us in Cradock in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of their progenitor, Gottlob Schreiner, Olive’s father, the Schreiner family is holding a reunion in Cradock starting on Friday 4 July and running through until Sunday 6 July 2014.  The organiser of the event is Dr William Bates, who is a […]

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Randall Wicomb

Randall Wicomb is one of the great names that every South African recognizes.  Randall has been in the South African music business for many years now.  The numerous CD’s he has released is only a small part of the legacy Randall Wicomb will leave behind. Randall has put music to some of the best known Afrikaans […]

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  5/6 NOVEMBER 2014, VUSUBUNTU CENTRE CRADOCK, EASTERN CAPE KAROO PARLIAMENT The second Sitting of the Karoo Parliament will be taking place in Cradock, on 5th – 6th of November 2014. The focus this year is strongly on real action and initiatives, building on projects that have already started in the Karoo, and which need […]

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Schreiner: Karoo Writers Festival

“This year’s festival promises to take the event to new heights with a line-up of talks and events appealing to a range of audiences,” said Professor Paul Walters who chairs the festival organising committee. “Highlights include interviews with icons of the international fiction landscape: Etienne van Heerden and Deon Meyer.” Lovers of reading, writing and […]

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