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13 June 2024

Fynarts 2024

Fynarts 2024 13 June 2024

7 - 17 June 2024


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Fynarts 2024

Workshop – Tai Chi Chuan 13 Jun 2024 08:30

R250 - R220

Learn the principles of natural movement by trusting your body and aligning it with the rhythms of raw nature. In this 90-minute session, André Oelofse will show you how to harness your innate ability to neutralise nervous tension and master the art of true calm. The practice of Tai Chi Chuan releases your flow of inner confidence and vitality, reduces stress, increases energy levels, and improves mood, cardiovascular fitness and restorative sleep. If the weather allows, this session will be held outdoors in nature.

Coffee & Croissants Topical Talks – My Most Unpublishable Columns 13 Jun 2024 08:30

R185 - R220

Tim, Daily Maverick journalist and writer of a daily column that unwraps local and international business news called After the Bell, lifts the curtain on columns he wrote that ended up being unpublishable – either because they were too tasteless, too illogical, or too dubious. After a long career in journalism and in his current role as chief editor of Business Maverick, Tim knows all too well: Sometimes writers have brilliant ideas which they express perfectly. Sometimes they don’t. This is about the times they don’t.

Talks & Presentations – Blood and Silver 13 Jun 2024 09:30

R90 - R100

As a retired academic, Jan Glazewski decided to pursue his childhood dream to recover the family silver buried in a forest in former Poland, now Ukraine. Jan’s father had hastily buried the treasure on the family’s estate at the onset of World War II, before fleeing the oncoming Russian army – and eventually ending up in South Africa.
Armed only with a rough map hand-drawn by his father, and accompanied by two dubious Ukrainian metal detector men and his niece, Layla, Jan set off in search of the proverbial needle in a haystack. Many misadventures ensued, as well as unexpected discoveries.

Culinary Series: Workshop – There’s a Vegan in the Kitchen! 13 Jun 2024 10:00

R695 - R650

Vegan dishes are one of the most rewarding and easiest ways of cooking. You do not have to use fancy ingredients – vegan eating is pure simplicity. The challenge is to create amazing combinations and tastes with far more limited ingredients. The important part, says Gourmand-winning cookbook author Bella Niehaus, is the freshness of your ingredients – and the chutzpah to combine new, interesting tastes.

Workshop – Kintsugi for Beginners 13 Jun 2024 10:00


During this interactive workshop you will learn a little of the history of Kintsugi, the Japanese art of fixing broken ceramics with gold. Adri Baard will review the different methods available, as well as the tools needed before moving on to fixing your selected pieces. The act of piecing broken ceramic back together is a relaxing, meditative act and no prior experience is necessary. Each participant will receive their own starter kintsugi kit, containing imitation gold powder and epoxy resin which they can take home.

Workshop – Wilde Impression 13 Jun 2024 10:00

R580 - R560

Embark on an exciting Botanical Monoprinting adventure in this engaging workshop with Monique Day-Wilde. Harnessing your artistic flair through simple yet mesmerizing techniques, you will transform flora into unique masterpieces. Discover a world of creative possibilities, using nature`s bounty – physical plant specimens and textures – to craft exclusive artworks, as well as insights on paper, ink, and the recipe for a homemade gelatine plate. All materials will be provided.

Workshop – The Write Stuff 13 Jun 2024 10:00

R275 - R250

Join bestselling publisher and author Melinda Ferguson for a live-writing memoir workshop. Get tips on how to improve your personal writing and beat your inner critic. Melinda has written four hard-hitting memoirs and published close to a hundred titles over the last decade. She will also share invaluable insights into the publishing scene in South Africa. All you need to bring is a notebook, your heart and a pen.

Talks & Presentations – Orchestral Ambitions 13 Jun 2024 11:00

R90 - R100

Between WWII and 1994, black artists living under Apartheid were deliberately excluded from participating in orchestral music and other Western classical arts. While white South Africans were benefiting from state-sponsored arts programmes, it was left to church programmes and music centres championed by black pioneers to keep music education and instrument tuition active in those years.
Conductor, cellist and broadcaster Kutlwano Masote will look at how musicians from these projects went on to conquer international music stages, who the new pioneers are, and how we can work towards building a thriving orchestral landscape.

Culinary Series: Demo – Falafel Buddha Bowl 13 Jun 2024 11:00

R230 - R220

Nasya Venter is part of the culinary team at the award-winning tasting room of Creation Wines in Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge that continues to push culinary boundaries. The vegetarian main course she will be demonstrating is a Falafel Buddha Bowl brimming with fresh, local, vibrant South African flavours. Inspired by nature’s seasonal produce, she will use spinach, coriander, buckwheat, guacamole, a herb pesto and lime-marinated zucchini ribbons to create a dish that is a dance between health and indulgence.

Food and Wine – Nasi Goreng 13 Jun 2024 12:30


Nasi Goreng is a celebration of bold flavours and culinary finesse, capturing the essence of both Indonesian tradition and Dutch influence. The dish embodies a fusion that transcends borders, inviting you to experience a culinary voyage that mirrors the diverse cultural tapestry of FynArts itself. This delightful dining experience will be complemented by a musical performance by the Abagold Choir.

Wine Tasting: Music in Wine – Nelis Uys 13 Jun 2024 12:30

R230 - R200

A punk rock drummer who studied wine at Elsenburg, Nelis has ventured across the globe to explore diverse winemaking traditions. Back on home soil he has continued to hone his skills at Bouchard Finlayson and now as head winemaker at Spookfontein, embracing the challenges and rewards that come with cultivating and crafting wines with character and distinction.

Wine Tastings – Music in Wine Package – All Three Sessions 13 Jun 2024 12:30


Explore the relationship between music and wine as creative and cultural expressions. JP Rossouw will engage with three musicians to discuss music, wine and harmonic energy during a free-form sampling and conversation.

Talks & Presentations – Lions, Bones and Bullets 13 Jun 2024 15:00

R90 - R100

British author Richard Peirce hunts for the truth in this award-winning feature documentary and uncovers a shocking lion processing industry that is threatening the survival of the king of the beasts.
On his mission to discover how lions became cows, Richard leads the dramatic adventure from lion farms in South Africa, to wildlife traffickers in Laos and Vietnam. The film was written, directed and produced by South African-New Zealand duo, Anton Leach and Jasmine Duthie, who have made Hermanus their home.
Anton will introduce the film before the 52-minute screening

Culinary Series: Demo – Oxtail Winter Comfort 13 Jun 2024 15:00

R230 - R220

Janine van der Nest is a celebrated local chef in the Overberg known for her passion for storytelling through food. She will show you how to elevate the humble traditional dish of oxtail potjie with stout and dates. In the kitchen of Wortelgat @ Sringfontein Wine Estate near Stanford Janine serves up dishes that harmoniously blend nostalgia with innovation.

Book Talk – Vanwaar, Gehasie? 13 Jun 2024 17:00


Kerneels Breytenbach gesels met Rudie van Rensburg, een van die mees suksesvolle Afrikaanse skrywers van die afgelope twee dekades. Danksy sy topverkoper-romans het Kaptein Kassie Kasselman en die afgetrede senior burger Hans volksbesit geword.
Rudie se werk is al met talle toekennings vereer, onder meer twee ATKV-Woordveertjies vir Spanningslektuur. Kerneels, ’n skrywer van die Overstrand, wil by hom weet hoe ’n Bloemfonteiner dit reggekry het om ons te betower met sulke eg-Kaapse mense en dinge.

Performance: Virtuoso Classics at The Supper Club 13 Jun 2024 17:30

R550 - R575

The FynArts Supper Club will be hosting award-winning pianists José Dias and Mario Nell for a dinner recital filled with the spectacular acrobatics of virtuoso transcriptions for piano.

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