Closely in touch with our country’s artistic exuberance, Die Ou Pastorie provides the ideal environment to showcase talented people and this has been one of the cleverest ways through which we have achieved significant brand differentiation. Our music events are extremely well patronised and so you will have to book in advance if you desire to experience these.
Notable performers to visit Die Ou Pastorie include legendary South African musicians Jesse Clegg, Steve Newman, Guy Buttery, Arno Carstens, Koos Kombuis, Greg Georgiades, Dayne Rothbletz and Michael Plaxton-Harrison, Andra, Chris Chameleon, Ard Matthews, Monark, Wonderboom, Wendy Oldfield, the duo of Josie Field and Laurie Levine, Gerald Clarke, Dan Patlansky, Saudiq Khan and James Grace to mention but a few headline names.
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Food from Around the World Launching the first "Food from around the world" dinners with A Taste of Portugal. Delicious Portuguese Prawns, Peri Chicken, Trinchado, Sardines, Chouriço, Espatada and more. Menu download coming soon. Book NowFind out more »
Jan Blohm and Neil Nachtrein live at Die Ou Pastorie Jan Blohm No stranger to the local South African music scene, Jan Blohm’s music began being noticed in 2002. “Melkstraat Confessions” his debut album was released in 2004. Several of his releases have garnered awards, including thre GMT awards for for Album of the year, Song of the Year for <em>Breyten se brief </em>and Best Newcomer in 2005. He is the recipient of several Huisgenoot Tempo awards and SAMA awards. Jan is…Find out more »
Lead teacher ... Rafael Camenisch from Switzerland.... What do you need to know about the healing art of Jin Shin Jyutsu©? It is an easy-to-learn (hence the training programme hosted at Die Ou Pastorie being just two days), highly effective ancient Japanese healing art that strengthens the immune system and balances body, mind and spirit by using the hands. How would learning about Jin Shin Jyutsu© over the two days help you? Learning this healing art will equip you with…Find out more »
Dan Patlansky returns to Our Garden Stage Dan ended 2016 on a high, his album Introvertigo was voted best blues album of 2016. Once again we are delighted to host Dan "Under the Trees" at Die Ou Pastorie. Press Quotes “Everyone is talking about this South African singer/guitarist these days. You will be too after you’ve wrapped eardrums around this potent dose of blues rock.” The Blues Magazine UK, August 2015 “Dan Patlansky showed the way of the future for…Find out more »
Die Ou Pastorie presents Arno Carstens – The Intimate Sessions For one night only, join Arno Carstens Under the Stars at Die Ou Pastorie, this intimate acoustic set includes the hits from his career as front man of The Springbok Nude Girls, many of the beloved and most celebrated songs from his career as a platinum selling, award winning English solo artist and some popular cover tracks. Arno performs a bilingual set, and includes tracks from his brand new Afrikaans…Find out more »
South Africa's leading Flamenco and Concert Guitarists Saudiq Khan and James Grace return to our Garden Stage Respected Concert Flamenco Guitarist and one of the few Flamenco Guitarists in South Africa concentrating on solo flamenco guitar concert performances and collaborations, Saudiq Khan returns to our garden stage to play his passionate flamenco rhythms and original compositions. Joined once again by KANNA Award winner for Best Male Artist at the 2010 ABSA KKNK, and one of one South Africa’s leading concert artists, James…Find out more »
The Long Table and Lourensford Wine Estate, Food and Wine Pairing Join us for a food and wine pairing delight on Thursday 9 November. Limited to 24 guests at The Long Table. Cape Wine Master, Junel Vermeulen, will take you through a sensational journey throughout the evening. About Lourensford Wines: Established by Governor Willem Adriaan van der Stel in 1709, Lourensford has a proud history as a world class fruit farm and the wealth of glorious Proteas point to our rich floral…Find out more »
Legendary Alternative Afrikaaner, Koos Kombuis returns to our garden stage Koos Kombuis (born André le Roux du Toit) started out as a poet and novelist in the early 1980s he then expanded his repertoire to include musician, singer, songwriter. His early fame was as part of a group of anti-establishment maverick Afrikaans musicians who toured campuses across South Africa in the 1980s, to "liberate Afrikaans from the shackles of its past". Fellow musicians of this movement were Johannes Kerkorrel and…Find out more »
Engaging Story Telling - AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY “Our Young Country has a fascinating and complex history” This story deals with early inhabitants and the arrival of the Nguni people. One of them became the military genius Shaka, with major implications. Religious persecution and poor standards of living result in a miscellany of Europeans arriving in the Cape after 1652. British rule, taxation and slavery eventually leads to the Great Trek. Some emphasis will be given to the development of the mighty…Find out more »
Cat's hot Xmas Number 1 hits & jazz favourites! Featuring Tony Yoko, the silver fox, on drums & anarchic percussion! Slade, Wizzard, Lennon & McCartney, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Maria, Kylie, George Michael, Eartha Kitt, Ella Fitzgerald, Bette Midler & Michael Bublé Devised & directed by Paul SpenceFind out more »
From time to time Cat Simone and Paul Spence from the KZN Midlands do bespoke, eclectic dinner theatres. Cat and Paul’s music theatres have proven to be a smash hit with patrons, appealing to the 45+ age group.
A few times a year we host fabulous bands like Runaway Train Cult and Atmosferic Jazz whose style of music very much appeals to our general clientele.