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The 56th Art In The Park

Posted on Tue April 10, 2018.


This years' event takes place from 2th May to 6th May at the National Botanical Gardens Pietermaritzburg
Since 2006, Art in the Park has gathered together a diverse group of galleries, art schools, independent art spaces, and collectives for the country’s most significant affordable art fair.
An annual event organized by Philippine Art Events, Inc. for the benefit of the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Art in the Park supports MFPI in its mission to create awareness for the National Museum and its network.

Art in the Park offers visitors a range of paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and new media at prices

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Cars in the Park

Posted on Tue April 10, 2018.

The Sunday Tribune, Cars in the Park Ashburton, Pietermaritzburg, is the highlight event on the
Vintage Sports Car Club calendar.
Held annually, the next event will be held on Sunday 27th May 2018. This extremely popular event, the largest of its kind in KZN, and the oldest of its type in the country, is a draw card for motoring enthusiasts from all over South Africa, with over 1 400 exhibits, +- 100 food and Craft market stands and +-14 000 people attending the show.
Many interesting vehicles can be seen at Cars in the Park, and every year features antiques, veteran, vintage cars, vintage steam vehicles, tractors, bikes, trikes, industrial machines and much more.
The special events for the 2018 show will be “Racing in KZN”, going back to Roy Hesketh days. Other events will be a super car parade, Alfa Club anniversary parade, 4 x 4 display, and rides, UKZN display of solar cars, pedal cars, hover craft, special vehicles, model radio control displays, Caledonian band, and much more.
Cars in the Park, attracts a multitude of enthusiasts from various clubs such as Alfa Romeo,
Chevrolet, Ford, Jaguar, MG, Morris, Triumph, Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen, Ferraris, Porsches, Volvo, and Motorcycles to name but a few.
A beer garden, live band, craft markets and a free children’s playground area certainly makes for an entertaining and fun-filled family day.
Entry fees: Adults: R 50.00 Pensioners and Children above 5: R 30.00 Children 5 to 10 get R 40.00 free playground vouchers. Gates open at 7.00am and the show closes at 4.30pm. Various Charities financially benefit from the event.

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Maritzburg City Marathon

Posted on Thu February 22, 2018.

This is the twenty second staging of this race and many athletes will be running in their permanent numbers. You can also qualify for a permanent number by successfully completing the 42,2 km distance (within the 61/2 hour time limit) five times.
The 21,1 km course starts and finishes at Golden Horse, 45 New England Road, Pietermaritzburg. The route takes you through the city and back past the iconic City Hall before looping through the suburbs of Bisley and Pelham before returning to the Golden Horse through Scottsville.
The 10km route starts at the Golden Horse at 9am. After a fast start into town the route loops back through Alexandra Park and joins the last 5km of the Marathon Route.
The course has gentle climbs (almost flat) and good long gentle down hills. Each lap affords plenty of ‘make up’ if you are chasing a good time or qualifier

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BLACK FRIDAY @ MATT'S REST B&B

Posted on Wed November 22, 2017.

50% off all Rooms on the 24th November 2017

Price is Inclusive of Breakfast

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2017 Midlands Ultra Triathlon

Posted on Thu November 9, 2017.

RACE INFORMATION
26 NOVEMBER 2017
ENTRIES OPEN: JULY 2017
ENTRIES CLOSE: 31 OCTOBER 2017

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