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Looking at things differently at the 8th Prince Albert Leesfees

Looking at things differently at the 8th Prince Albert Leesfees

The 8th Prince Albert Reading Festival-Leesfees will take place from 1 to 3 November 2019. This year the festival’s theme is See things differently. With this theme, the festival will challenge festival goers to think about whether we look around enough? Are we aware...

A Request From The Prince Albert Skills School

A Request From The Prince Albert Skills School

The Prince Albert Skills School serves the most marginalized young people in our Prince Albert community and has done so for two years. The school offers life and employment skills development for a group of 15 teenage boys who have fallen out of the schooling system...

Watch: Get a feel for Prince Albert Open Studios

Watch: Get a feel for Prince Albert Open Studios

Welcome to Prince Albert Open Studios, an introduction to the delightful Karoo town of Prince Albert, and the popular event for art-lovers held twice yearly. Here, visitors can get to know some well-known artists in their personal creative spaces.

RRR-projek in Prince Albert

RRR-projek in Prince Albert

Elrico Koot het ’n wonderlike RRR-projek (Reduce, Re-use, Recycle) in Prince Albert begin. Hy vat rommel en omskep dit in iets wat ons weer alledaags kan gebruik. Elrico is opsoek na mense wat graag wil help met die projek en sodoende Prince Albert kan skoon en...

A Celebration Of Books And Reading In The Karoo

A Celebration Of Books And Reading In The Karoo

Join us for the annual celebration of books and reading in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa. Prince Albert Leesfees will be held from 1 to 3 November 2019. With so much world focus on global heating and the effects of climate change: fires in Brazil,...

Karoo View Cottages

Karoo View Cottages

A letter from Jonno Support the Karoo Donkey Sanctuary and you could win a two night stay for two people at Karoo View Cottages worth R3 000! The Karoo Donkey Sanctuary is a registered Animal Welfare NPO and is located on a private farm, two kilometers outside the...

Karoo Donkey Sanctuary needs your help

Karoo Donkey Sanctuary needs your help

A letter from Jonno Sorry that we have been so quiet these past few weeks folks, but it has been a time of very tough reflection and contemplation. Notwithstanding the incredible support that we have received and continue to receive from David and Luke and the amazing...

Culinary adventures in Prince Albert

Culinary adventures in Prince Albert

Located in the heart of the Karoo, Prince Albert offers visitors a wide range of dining experiences. The town is surrounded by several farms making it the ideal place to enjoy fresh and quality farm-to-table cuisine at local eateries.  Those looking for a fine dining...

Prince Albert, perfect spot for a romantic getaway

Prince Albert, perfect spot for a romantic getaway

Going outside in this chilly and gloomy weather might not seem ideal, but winter iscoming to an end and what better way to spend the last few winter days than being cosy with your loved one in a beautiful place. Prince Albert may be hidden at the foot of the Swartberg...

Cook with famous chefs in the Great Karoo

Cook with famous chefs in the Great Karoo

Have you ever had dreams of learning to cook gourmet dishes with world-class celebrity chefs in a charming environment? And we’re not talking about chopping shallots at home to the beat of said chef’s instructional video on your Facebook newsfeed. What we’re talking...

The story of olives in Prince Albert

The story of olives in Prince Albert

The Karoo village of Prince Albert is well loved by South Africans and international visitors for various reasons. Gorgeous old Victorian architecture, art galleries, restaurants, colourful residents and breathtaking natural sights all abound. But there is another...

Stargazing in Prince Albert with Astro Tours

Stargazing in Prince Albert with Astro Tours

The Karoo village of Prince Albert is a sought-after haven for various reasons. The charming atmosphere, beautiful architecture, fabulous restaurants and bars and gorgeous natural scenery all have a pivotal role to play in the town’s rightful claim as a world-class...

Introduction to botanical drawing: a weekend workshop in Prince Albert

Introduction to botanical drawing: a weekend workshop in Prince Albert

With gorgeous scenery, a unique light and charming countryside atmosphere, the Karoo village of Prince Albert is a haven for creatives and artists and has always been open to showcasing new artistic events (​Prince Albert Open Studios​ comes to mind). And now there is...

The best kept secrets of a quaint village in the Great Karoo

The best kept secrets of a quaint village in the Great Karoo

Every year, visitors (and new residents) flock to the charming Karoo village of Prince Albert. Nestled at the foot of the mighty Swartberg Pass, it is home to gorgeous Victorian architecture, artists of various mediums, fabulous restaurants and bars, yoga retreats and...

Prince Albert: The ideal destination for an Easter weekend getaway

Prince Albert: The ideal destination for an Easter weekend getaway

From Good Friday on 19 April to Family Day on Monday the 22nd, South Africans are in for the last long weekend until Youth Day public holiday on Monday, 17 June. If you can, it’s worth putting in a few extra days’ leave at work in order to make the most of the time...

Cycling in Prince Albert: Get ready for the Swartberg100 Gran Fondo

Cycling in Prince Albert: Get ready for the Swartberg100 Gran Fondo

The charming little Karoo village of Prince Albert certainly deserves its reputation for being one of the most beautiful in the country. It is surrounded by wine farms, Karoo veld and olive groves. And, of course, the imposing Swartberg Mountain. No wonder it has...

Spending the festive season in Prince Albert

Spending the festive season in Prince Albert

As we enter the festive season and 2018 draws to a close, plans are being made for how the glorious South African summer months will be spent. This is a time to have quality experiences with loved ones, to unwind and to be reminded, yet again, of how much splendour...

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