Category: General

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…

August 30, 2016 Nicki von der Heyde

Visitors to KZN often confine themselves to the beaches or the Drakensberg mountain resorts. But there is much more to the KwaZulu-Natal.  A knowledge tour will reveal culture and history that is fascinating and rewarding. Trappist Missions. There are jewels hidden in the beautiful rolling hills of south western KZN. These are the remote Trappist…

July 25, 2016 Nicki von der Heyde

A battlefields tour  through the Eastern Cape reveals more than pretty landscapes; it’s rich in blood-soaked history too. In Dordrecht, visit the churchyard to see the monuments commemorating executed Cape Rebels. These so-called rebels were Boer citizens of the British Cape colony who chose to fight against the British during the South African War of 1899-1902….