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The Margate Hook, Vine & Craft Beer Festival

If you are a fan of artisan food, craft beer, seafood and fine wine then this event was tailor-made for you The first ever Hook, Vine and Craft Beer Festival will be taking place from 10am Friday 3rd July until 4pm Sunday 5th July at Margate Beachfront. This event looks set to become a highlight on the market calendar, with wine farms, breweries and seafood vendors from around the country invited to display their wares. Entrance to the festival is R35 in the form of a “tasting ticket” which will enable you to sample the delicious wines and beers on offer. Fresh seafood will be available to purchase, whilst experts will be on hand to teach you the art of food and wine pairing. There will be live music acts playing throughout the three day festival including a talented Jazz Quartet, a Swing Quartet and an Electric Violinist. A Jazz and Swing DJ will keep... read more

World Wide Knit in Public Day

The Ramsgate Knit-Twits are celebrating World Wide Knit in Public day on 13th June. You will find them knitting and crocheting in public from 10:30am until 4pm at the entrance to the Ramsgate Whale Deck and Enviro Centre. These talented folk will be “Beanie Bombing” and hope to have over 200 hand-crocheted and knitted beanies on display and for sale, with all proceeds going to charity. The Burlesque Café will have their delicious vegetable and beef burgers for sale, so bring your crochet or knitting needles, a comfy chair and join in the fun. If you are not keen to join in the actual knitting, that is okay too. Just pop on down to see these crafters at work, enjoy something delicious to eat and maybe purchase a new beanie or two.... read more

Southbroom golf course

Southbroom is a fun well kept course that attract golfers from around the world. It is a short course and requires I use every club in the bag. It never presents the same challenge two days in a row, the climate is perfect and the wind is unpredictable. I have had more enjoyable rounds of golf at Southbroom than anywhere else.” ~Frank Thomas Southbroom golf course is rated as one of the most popular, fun courses to play on the lower south coast. But, Golfers need a careful game plan to negotiate the seemingly charming course, especially on windier days. You can read a “hole by hole” review on the Club’s website  The Southbroom Clubhouse first opened its doors in 1954. The lounge and dining areas are very popular among locals and the verandah offers lovely views of the course and... read more

The Moondeckers Evening

What can be better than pulling up a chair, sitting under the stars and watching the moon rise over the ocean? The Ramsgate Moondeckers Evening, hosted by the Ramsgate Conservancy, is a monthly get-together that just seems to be growing in popularity and it isn’t difficult to understand why. Each month, members of the community and visitors meet at the Whale Deck Education Centre and watch the full moon rise over the ocean. Delicious food will be on sale, with all proceeds going to the Ramsgate Conservancy, and entertainment is provided by the mellow sounds of local guitarists and vocalists. Details of each month’s Moondeckers Evening will be updated on our Facebook page, so be sure to keep a lookout for the next event.  This really is a wonderful night out, bringing people together to enjoy a few drinks, chats and eats whilst watching the full moon rise over the ocean. So bring... read more

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

Positano Lodge

For tranquil beauty at its best, look no further than Positano Lodge. Situated on expansive grounds in lush, subtropical gardens, Positano Lodge is a wonderful Bed & Breakfast to escape to. All the rooms are spacious with en-suite bathrooms. Guests looking for more privacy can book into one of the self-catering units, which offer private entrances from delightful Spanish-style patios. The lodge and flatlets are wheel chair friendly, comfortable and fully equipped with bar fridges and coffee and tea making stations. The lodge even offers a laundry service for those that need it. Positano Lodge is within walking distance of beautiful beaches where you can safely swim, surf and enjoy the ocean. Or if you would prefer to spend your day at the lodge, the beautiful blue pool in the garden is a great place to socialize with other guests and to cool off after a busy day exploring the... read more

Hibiscus Retirement Villages

Buy Once … Move Once Hibiscus Retirement Villages was established in 1962 in the beautiful coastal town of Margate. A registered non profit organisation, Hibiscus Retirement Villages became the first retirement society in the country to use the “Life Rights” basis. With 3 established retirement villages situated on some of South Africa’s most beautiful coast line HRV promises residents an unbeatable mature lifestyle with a strong emphasis on community, healthy living and security. Ramsgate Retirement Village Situated in Ramsgate, a prestine coastal town that boasts one of the finest blue flag beaches on the coast, the village consists of 61 face brick cottages and lots of amenities. Built in 1989 by the town board it was officially acquired by HRV in 1995 Margate Retirement Village With a wide variety of integrated lifestyle facilities to suit all residents Margate Retirement Village has become a sought after retirement destination for many. MRV... read more

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