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Plett Arts Festival 2018

Plett Arts Festival 2018

In its 5th year and gaining momentum!

25 June - 9 July 2018

Full Plett ARTS Festival programme


Festival Applications
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Food and Truck Vendor Applications
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Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival 2018

Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival 2018

Join us in Plettenberg Bay (Sept 29 & 30, 2018), for the Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival.

Get ready to book a Plett Wine Weekend to explore the Plett Winelands and enjoy one of the Garden Route’s favourite wine and food events – the Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival. The fifth annual weekend-long festival dedicated to MCC and other boutique wines is coming in September over Heritage Weekend! To the sun-drenched and sparkling coastal location of Central Beach in Plettenberg Bay. Brought to you by Plett Tourism.

Enjoy more than 30 different wines from local producers in Plett. Eat local and drink local, and drink local bubblies. Great news for food and wine lovers along the Garden Route ...more

The Barnyard Theatre during Plett ARTS Festival

The Barnyard Theatre during Plett ARTS Festival

The Barnyard Theatre programme over the Plett ARTS Festival includes the following performances:


Petronell Baard & Stef Kruger - Verdubbel die Geluk

Date: 22 June
Time: Doors open 17h30 - Show starts 19hoo


Barnyard Movie - Sound of Music

Date: 22 June
Time: Doors open 12h30 - Movie starts 14hoo


Kurt Darren (Mel Botes on guitar)

Date: 1 July (Afternoon Show)
Time: Doors open 12h30 - Show starts 14hoo


Barnyard Movie - Leap!

Date: 4 July
Time: Doors open 12h30 - Movie starts 14hoo


Valiant Swart

Date: 5 July
Time: Doors open 17h30 - Show starts 19hoo


Mike McCully & Band - ABBA Tribute

Date: 14 July
Time: Doors open 17h30 - Show starts 19hoo


Bookings and ...more

The Wedge Shootout

The Wedge Shootout

The Wedge Shootout takes place this year at the start of the school holidays.

Date: 23 - 24 June 2018
Venue: The Wedge Corner, Central Beach, Plett

Plett Winter School

Plett Winter School


Art master classes and Investment acumen. Sharpen your penmanship in writing workshops, enhance your dance, film skills training, a music seminar and learn more about the art of viticulture on the wine tasting course. Is there art without coffee?


Workshops:   Colour Linocut with John Moore
A four-day course with one of South Africa’s foremost printmakers.


From Dahomey to Brazil and back to Benin – A Concise Musical History
A fascinating lecture by one of the world authorities on African music, Richard Nwamba.


Dance Workshop with Mamela Nyamza
Choreographer and dancer extraordinaire, Nyamza gives a practical course with insights into her world of social and political dance ...more

Galleries and Art Exhibitions

Galleries and Art Exhibitions

A list of art exhibitions in Plett over the Plett ARTS Festival...





Tsala turn off on N2, Harkerville.

Opening:  25 June.  All day.

An exhibition of Robert Leggat’s work and other artists cast by Bronze Fields foundry.  Robert Leggat’s attention to details and the ability to capture the essence of his subject is exceptional.  He produces anatomically correct pieces of great sensitivity with realistic depiction of textures and natural ...more

Open Days at the Eden Festival of Action

Open Days at the Eden Festival of Action

You're invited to join Greenpop at our Open Days during the Eden Festival of Action 2018.  

Event: Planting Day
Date: 25 June 2018
Venue: Raphaeli Waldorf School, Plettenberg Bay

We want to make our program accessible to all and are offering limited spaces to join some of our activations free of charge and without needing to camp out or stay for the full week-long programme. 

Come and get stuck in at one or more of our amazing venues, learn about environmental topics, make friends, work hard and have a bit of fun! 

Here is a full list of Open Days that you can join:

Planting Day @Raphaeli Waldorf School, Plettenberg Bay - 25 June 2018 Reforestation Planting Day @Phantom Forest, ...more

Be the Best Barista with INFOOD Coffee Society

Be the Best Barista with INFOOD Coffee Society

BE THE BEST BARISTA with INFOOD Coffee Society.  Book your space now for a one day course in Barista foundation skills. 

Expert Percy Chikwira from INFOOD Coffee Society will instruct would-be professional baristas and home baristas in the history and practical aspects of coffee and coffee making, from grinding to the perfect milk pour.

Dates: 27 and 28 June – 5 spaces available on each day
Times: 9am to 4pm
Venue: Piesang Valley
Price: R650

Please bring your own packed lunch.  Liquid refreshments will be available free of charge.



Introduction to coffee: The Origins of coffee Where Coffee is grown Roasting theory Introduction to Brewing Equipment: Discussion ...more

Drumming Workshop at Plett ARTS Twilight Meander

Drumming Workshop at Plett ARTS Twilight Meander

Get in touch with the rhythms of Africa and your own inner drum with 3 powerful workshop leaders on bass and djembe.  For an hour you will be instructed on rhythms and the basics of the beat before going down onto the street in 3 groups for interactive drumming into the evening, during the Plett ARTS Twilight Meander. 

Let the drums do the talking.

Dates:  Wednesday 27th June and Wednesday 04th July
Venue:  Melvilles Corner Rooftop
Time:  3pm – 4pm workshop and then playing on the street till approx. 7pm
Tickets:  R80 with your own drum | R100 with hired drum (30 available)
Tickets available from Plett Tourism office



Msaki at Plett SunSets

Msaki at Plett SunSets

Msaki creates a sound that combines soulful folk with symphonic movements, Xhosa lyrics and African poly-rhythms with portals of sincere improvisations. Her raw delivery disrupts your senses, leaving you moved and quietly longing for more as she weaves subtle tales of love, loss, home, revolution and hope.

She plays with an ever-evolving and expanding band of incredible musicians from different musical backgrounds she calls the Golden Circle.

Date:  Fri 29 June
Venue:  Plett Surf Life Saving Club
Time:  4pm – 6pm
Tickets:  R100 at pletttourism.com or Plett Tourism office.

Msaki will be accompanied by percussionist Asher. "Asher Gamedze, is one of my best friends and a dynamic drum and ...more

Frida at The Fat Fish

Frida at The Fat Fish

This visually evocative film about the life of the artist Frida Kahlo will be screened at The Fat Fish on Friday 29th June as part of the Plett Food & Film Festival.

DATE: 29 June
TIME: 6pm
VENUE: The Fat Fish
PRICE:  R250.00 - call 044 533 4740


The Movie

Biopic of the bold and controversial life of artist Frida Kahlo. Set in Mexico City, this visually evocative film traces her lifelong, tempestuous relationship with her mentor and her illicit affairs with Trotsky and various women. Her forward-thinking artistic, political and sexual attitudes are explored as we witness a hard-drinking, passionate woman of the early 1900s, a role which earned an Oscar nomination for Salma Hayek.  Steep yourself in ...more

Plett 24 Hour Reunion

Plett 24 Hour Reunion

The Plett 24 Hour Reunion started at Plett ARTS Festival in 2016 and was such a hit that it spawned a summer reunion in December 2016, and now celebrates its 3rd year at the Plett ARTS Festival this June.

Date: 30 June 2018
Time: 18h00 till late
Venue: Piesang Valley Community Hall, Plett
Tickets: R80.00 online or R100.00 at the door.

Book your tickets online. For queries, phone 044 533 4065 or 076 808 5978.