Remember when people had fun without television, cell phones and computers? When all kids could ride bikes and played outdoors all day? Well, Slow Festival is all about having fun the old-fashioned way. Celebrating the great outdoors in and around the sea-side town ofSedgefield, the Slow Festival includes a wide range of activities for all ages and interests. Events include: a geo-treasure hunt, Bowls tournament, paragliding challenge, fun dog walk, music trivia evening, kite flying, trail run, mountain bike challenge, food and wine pairing evening, beach dance party, street parade, Easter Bunny beach fling, sand sculpting challenge, Miss Slow Fest beauty pageant and a whole lot more! Proceeds of events go to local charities, schools and organisations.
Sedgefield was declared Africa’s first Cittaslow Town in October 2010. Inspired by the concept of ‘slow food’, Cittaslow is a worldwide membership organisation promoting quality of life and resisting fast-lane lifestyle. Cittaslow (which literally means ‘slow city’) originated inItaly in 1999 and represents nearly 100 towns across the world. Abiding by a list of values aimed at improving quality of life, registered Cittaslow towns celebrate diversity of cultures and promote the specialties of their own people and surroundings
- Adventure and Sport
- Slow Sport
- Beach/Kids & Family
- Food and Wine
- Festival Fun
- Arts and Crafts
Visit our website to find out about the Slow Festival and what excitement we have packed into the Easter weekend.
And Algoa FM will be there entertaining you and giving away awesome goodies.
Festival organiser: Amanda Dixon, Email: email@example.com, Tel: 072 949 3002