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Articles made in May, 2015

Bring & Braai and Quiz Night

A great evening of fun and games Once a month the Ramsgate Lions host a bring and braai at the Ramsgate Village Hall. This is a social evening that is eagerly anticipated by members of the community. All visitors are welcome to join in the fun and get to know some of the Ramsgate locals. There are ample fires which are lit from 6pm and lots of lovely salads are on offer for a donation of R25. The cash bar is available so all you need to bring is the meat or veggies you wish to braai. One of the highlights of the evening is undoubtedly the famous quiz. Teams of four take part to see who is the “cleverest of them all.” This is always highly entertaining and great fun for all ages. Be sure to check our Facebook page for the date of the next event or contact the president of the... read more

Crag’s View Wild Care Centre

It all began in 1999 when Trafalgar resident, Dorothy McIntyre, brought a tiny 360 gm blue duiker calf which had been caught by a cat, to Craig Hosken and Ina de Koker who lived at Crag’s View, in the Port Edward area. Ina and Craig, largely inexperienced at the time in the rehabilitation of wild life, contacted Lyn Milton who ran the Orphanage for Wild Life (OWL) in Paddock for advice. Miraculously, the tiny creature was a fighter and survived the mauling. And so began a journey for Craig and Ina, who both sensed a definite calling to take care of and rehabilitate sick, injured or displaced creatures of all kinds. There were challenges, however, as one cannot simply take in and harbour wildlife, even with the best intentions, as the law protects our fauna and flora. Persons embarking on such a venture must apply for permits from the... read more

Steve Fataar at Burlesque Cafe

Visitors to Ramsgate are in for a treat. South African music icon, Steve Fataar will be performing at Burlesque Cafe for one night only on Saturday 30th May at 7pm. Steve is well known for his laid back music style and engaging manner that captures the audience’s attention and keeps it for the duration of his time on stage. He tells beautifully poignant stories in song with his skillful guitar playing and smooth voice. His artistry on stage leaves no doubt as to why this talented musician has had such an illustrious and lasting career in music. Best known for his accomplishments with his South African music group, “The Flames,” Steve has toured Europe, America and Australia with the likes of the Beach Boys and the Rolling Stones. Having a few of his songs in the top 10 charts in a number of American states and playing two concerts at... read more

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