Eat, drink, dance, browse at the Plett Arts Festival

25 June – 9 July – PLETTENBERG BAY (2 July, 2018) – more than 60 artists from around the Garden Route and some 1000 patrons have had the pleasure to experience Plett’s beautiful winter hospitality during the annual Plett ARTS Festival.

Now in its 5th year, the Plett ARTS Festival is one of the Garden Route’s premier art events that attracts visitors because of its art, celebrated entertainment lineup, special exhibitions and amazing food and film.

If you missed the talents of award-winning correographer and dancer Mamela Nyamza, or the intense performance by artist Luzolo Ndabeni – you can still catch many more incredible exhibitors in Plett. It’s not too late – you have until 9 July to experience a whole lot more! There’s a bronze-pouring workshop at the Bronze Fields Foundry; award-winning Afridocs films over three days; Plett Food & Film with a screening of Pollock at Emily Moon, live music including Koos Kombuis and Tim Hopwood, art exhibitions throughout town and a grand finale with the Plett AfroJazz concert featuring world-class musicians including the Pan African Calling concert featuring Pops Mohamad, Femi Koya and the Afrobeat Band.

Jimmy Law
Artist, Juliet Goddard Morawski; Artwork: Crystal Reading (Alchemical Procedure exhibition at Melville Corner Centre); photographer: P Butterworth

ARTWORK: More than 60 artists have been exhibiting their work; including John Moore, Robert Leggat, Guy Thessen, Michelle Bestbier, Thomas Jung, Claire Regnard, Brigitte Laurent, Elsire Roos, Jimmy Law, Elize Bezudenhout, Caroline Fine, Donne Rundle, Myfanwy Bekker, Jonathan Davis, Kendal Le Sueur Gage and Caitlyn Truman-Baker. Art on display includes; Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing, Fiber Art, Functional Art, Glass, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture and Woodwork.

The 2018 Plett ARTS festival is scheduled for 25 June – 9 July, and tickets are available through Plett Tourism’s website www.pletttourism.com and Quicket. For more information about the line-up of events, visit www.pletttourism.com.

Caption: Musicians, Pan African Calling concert (Plett AfroJazz Concert at Plett Central Beach)

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