We would like to express our gratitude to the law enforcement officers who safeguarded Swellendam and its residents yesterday in a composed, orderly, and proficient manner. Your hard work did not go unnoticed. Additionally, our thanks go out to the Municipality for putting the necessary precautions in place and for keeping the community up-to-date throughout the event.
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SATURDAY 2 September

"Bent Head Farmers market gets betterer every time we do it. Please join our group so that you always know when it’s happening and what’s on offer. This way you can also pre order specifics for your individual needs and we don’t clutter up the other groups with continuous advertising as we get closer to the season. Thanks."

More Spring events this weekend

Coming up ...

The Phelophepa train will not be visiting Swellendam this year

WE are excited to announce that the names of 130 kiddies have already had

gift boxes committed to them, Now working on the rest and really hope that we will be able to reach 200 by the middle of November

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