New Courses

Two new courses are being offered.  A scrabble group will meet in July and a course on Art will be offered in November.  Please click on courses to see details.

June General Meeting

On Thursday 25 June Mr Mark Hazell, from Rhodes University, will be telling us about the improvements and ongoing projects in the Botanical Gardens.  Please meet in the Library Hall at 10.00 am.

May General Meeting

Thursday 28th May, 10 am, Library Hall.  Our guest speaker will be Ben Bezuidenhout who will be giving us a talk on “The 10:20 to Grahamstown – The Blaauwkrantz Bridge Railway Disaster - 22nd April 1911″  He will talk about the tragedies, heroic actions, daring escapes, bazarre happenings, myths and lengends and fascinating stories that have arisen from this train disaster that happened 98 years ago.


There will be no General Meeting in April due to public holidays falling within the week of 26 April to 2 May.

Photos for the website

Contact Helen Crawford if you have some photos you would like displayed on the website.  Note – the pictures need to be in  landscape  orientation  to display correctly on the website.

We would also like to replace the banner image on the website with something more representative of Grahamstown.  Again – please contact Helen if you have any suggestions.

New committee announced

The following committee members were elected at the AGM meeting on 29  January 2009.

Co-ordinator – Helen Crawford
Vice Co-ordinator – Merle Murray
Secretary – Kathy Watters
Treasurer – Erica Rezelman
Member – Yolanda le Roux