In 2 weeks time it will be time to open the gates of the beautiful Swellendam Skou showgrounds and let all you lovely people in to enjoy the Show of the year. There will be an exciting full programme of wonderful events. Great food, a fun fair, live shows, stalls, competitions and events. Get your tickets at Webtickets and avoid the queues at the gates. See you there.


Watch this fabulous video bringing to life the essence of the Unplugged lifestyle.
Early-bird tickets running out fast to the Unplugged62 Barrydale outdoor and music festival, 18-21st of March (school-and public holiday long weekend).
Book yours and activities on Quicket
The Riversdale Garden Club is having our annual event this year March where we want to talk about Climate Change and how it will affect us all in South Africa.
We hope that the local people from Swellendam can attend this function in Riversdale.
Dates: 8 and 9 March 2023
We are planning to attract 220 guests from all over Hessequa / Southern Cape and anyone that is interested in Climate change. The event will be a sit-down morning tea with food and drinks on day 1, and a breakfast on day 2 for our local farmers.
You can choose which day to attend.
Our host and speaker for 2023 is Professor Francois Durand from the University of Johannesburg, and also a well-known guest speaker on radio RSG on tuesday mornings. (Attached more details about our speaker)
I'd Rather Be Fishing

I'd Rather Be Fishing

We had been counting down the days (weeks – months ) to visiting South Africa again, and specifically Swellendam and Buffeljagsrivier, since March 2020 when you-know-what scuppered all travel plans. Finally on the evening of January 3rd this year we boarded our flight. Our long time dear friends Amanda and David moved to Swellendam from UK …

Swellendam Camera Club Winners:

Every day this week Swellengram is sharing the monthly competition winners.
The winners are decided by the members of the Club voting.
The Club meets on the second Thursday in every month.
and is open to all photography enthusiasts in Swellendam. Whether you are playing around with a cell phone camera, or you made photography a career, you are welcome to join.
Midday Meander by Enid Williams
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Langeberg Hospice needs new Committee Members
Langeberg Hospice provides palliative care in Swellendam, Buffeljagsrivier,
Suurbraak and to the surrounding areas. The Hospice has expanded enormously
and provides a wonderful service to those in need.
We are looking for volunteers to become part of the committee to strengthen our
quality service and thus make a greater impact on the community.
Do you have innovative ideas to share, or is accounting your forte, or maybe you
have need to serve?
Please contact Reinet Aubrey 076 834 2998 or Sally Minor 076 232 0641 for more
Link to above job is now active
Our client, a well-known fruit packaging company in the Overberg is seeking to employ an experienced Financial Accountant to join their team.
For more information and to apply please click on this link: Vacancies - TSM Consulting
Our client, a well-known fruit packaging company in the Overberg is seeking to employ an experienced IT Technician to join their team.
For more information and to apply please click on this link: Vacancies - TSM Consulting
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