Triumph and Tragedy

July 13, 2018 Nicki von der Heyde

Book Launch; ‘Triumph and Tragedy’ by Nicki von der Heyde.

  • Discover a hidden chapter in South Africa’s fascinating history with best-selling author and historian, Nicki von der Heyde.
  • von der Heyde is presenting a talk and a first look at her new book Triumph and Tragedy: Trappist Missions in South Africa, in the Art Gallery of the Cape Town Central Library on Saturday 11th August 2018.
  • Uncover the little-known history behind the Trappist movement in South Africa and the reasons behind its tragic end. Find out about the hauntingly beautiful churches that have remained ‘hidden jewels, in South Africa’s historical landscape’ waiting to be discovered and appreciated.

DATE: Saturday 11th August 2018

TIME: 12 Noon.

LOCATION: Art Gallery, Cape Town Central Library, 1 Parade Street, Cape Town

  • This lecture is free and open to the public. A treat for historians, armchair travellers and South Africans of all ages and backgrounds.

QUOTE: ‘Triumph and Tragedy’ is a valuable contribution towards realizing the value of these tourism assets and ensuring their survival.