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
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Margate boasts the only Olympic-sized swimming pool south of Durban. The pool is on the main beach and since its renovation, has seen been restored to its former glory. The pool grounds are neat and tidy, the pool is sparkling and inviting and there are always life savers on duty. The muncipal pool is a hot spot for trainee life savers building up their endurance as well as swimming clubs and open water swimmers. The busiest times are early morning, 7hoo to 8hoo am. If you’re planning to get in a few laps on holiday make sure you’re there early to get a lane. If you’re lucky, you could scoop up a lane with lane ropes used by the Margate Saints in their afternoon training sessions. The pool closes at 17h00 sharp to give the swimming clubs time to fit in their swim sets.... read more