Booktown Richmond

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Boekbedonnerd 2017

October 25, 26, 27 & 28 


GALA DINNER  Wednesday 25th October

Bookings Essential

email: pcbaker@mweb.co.za

 

October 18, 2017.

Morning Karoosters from a blerrie chilly Richmond. Not quite frost on the pumpkin during the evenings but almost …but the days are sunny skies and lovely.

Please find the hot off the press final printing of the programme for your perusal and pleasure.

Looking forward to seeing you in town.

 

BookBedonnerd Crazy,

 

D&P 


Wednesday 25th October 2017

Self-publishers official Welcome


9.00 – 9.30 – MIKE NORRIS – ARTIST ROUND THE BEND
9.30 – 10.00 - CICELY ANNE VAN STRATEN – A MISSING MADONNA
10.00 – 10.30 -  IGNO VAN NIEKERK  - LIGHT ON LEADERSHIP
10.30 – 11.00 – MATTHYS STRYDOM – STORIES TEEN MY MUUR


11.00 – 11.30 – TEA AT DIE SUPPER KLUB


11.30 – 12.00 – LOUISA SCHOLTZ – SIRKEL VAN ONS LIEFDE
12.00 – 12.30 – LUTHANDO LUCAS – I AM
12.30 – 13.00 – HEATHER COSTARAS – HOW HEATHER GOT HER HAT’NESS BACK


13.00 – 14.30 LUNCH


14.30 – 15.00 ELKARIEN FOURIE – VAT JOU HELE HART – CHINESE ODYSSEY
15.00 – 15.30 – RINA THERON – SANDVELDKOS: KOSNOSTALGIE EN STORIES VAN GISTER
Wine tasting sponsored by Springfield Wines
15.30 – 16.00 – KAY DE VILLIERS- YEOMEN OF THE KAROO
16:00 – 16:30 – ATHOL WILLIAMS – INVITATION (POETRY)
 18:00 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS BANQUET AT THE SUPPER KLUB
BOOKING ESSENTIAL(pcbaker@mweb.co.za/0114472517)



Thursday 26th October 2017


9.00 – 9.30 – HELENE OPPERMAN LEWIS – BRITAIN’S BASTARD CHILD
9.30 – 10.00 – EVELYN GROENINK – MURDER INC. – THE MURDER OF DULCIE SEPTEMBER
10.00 – 10.30 – MADINE SWART – FLORA SE GEHEIME TAAL
10.30 – 11.00 – JOE SPIRIT – THE BOOK OF JANE


11.00 – 11.30 – TEA AT DIE SUPPER KLUB


11.30 – 12.00 – ANDRIES BEZUIDENHOUT – THE HISTORY OF PICTURES
12.00 – 12.30 – ANTOINETTE OLIVIER – HAIKOES - OPTELKLIPPIES
12.30 – 13.00 – BARRY PIENAAR – FREDDIE BOY – (INGE LOTZ MURDER)


13.00 – 14.30 – LUNCH


14.30 – 16.30 – FILUM SCREENING: ‘VIR DIE VOELS’
18.00 – DOC MACLEAN STEEL GUITAR CROSS BONES TOUR
(BRING YOUR DANCING SHOES!)

Friday 27th October 2017


9.00 – 9.45  – ERNS GRUNDLINGH – EL CAMINO
9.45 – 10.00 – CARA-LEIGH O’SHEA – SHADOW WIZARDS
10.00 – 10.30 PAUL AVENANT - KOEDOE
10.30 – 11.00 – DONVE LEE – SCARS THAT SHINE (SYD KITCHEN)


11.00 – 11.30  - TEA AT DIE SUPPER KLUB


11.30 – 12.00 – IRMA DE KLERK –VIR DIE VOELS
12.00 – 12.30 – ASHWIN DESAI – REVERSE SWEEP


12.30 – 14.30 – LUNCH (Organ Recital at the Kerk)


14:30 – RICHMOND ARCHITECTURE WALKABOUT FROM SUPPER KLUB
14.30 – 15.00 – EDDIE BLIGNAUT – KAROO CHUCKLES
15.00 – 15.30 – CLINTON DU PLESSIS – AANTEKENINGE TEEN DIE SKEMERUUR
15.30 – 16.00 – FANIE OLIVIER – GEDAGTENISSE : ONTHOUGEDIGTE OOR VRIENDE
16.00 – 16.30 – ANDRIES ‘ROOF’ BEZUIDENHOUT MINI CONCERT    (And wine tasting sponsored by Strandveld Wines and Holger Eckoldt)


  Saturday 28th October 2017



9.00 – 9.45  – KARINA BRINK – THE FIFTH MRS BRINK
9.45  – 10.30 –  ROSEMARY & ROBERT FORRESTER – TARA THE TERRIER
10.30 – 11.00 – NAOMI MEYER WEB


11.00 – 11.30 – TEA AT DIE SUPPER KLUB


11.30 -  12.00– ANDRIES BEZUIDENHOUT – COSATU
12.00 – 12.30 – TONY JACKMAN – foodSTUFF 
12.30 – 13.00 – ASHWIN DESAI – STATE CAPTURE
OFFICIAL CLOSING


13.00 – 14.30 – LUNCH


  Richmond Open House Afternoon



7.00 - RICHMOND TOWN WALK AND CYCLE FROM 5 TO 40KM (STARTING IN FRONT OF DIE SUPPER KLUB)

14.30 – 14.45 – YOUNG RICHMOND UNDER 15 QUARTER MILE RACE R200 FIRST PRIZE (STARTING AT DIE VETMUIS)

14:45 – 15.00 – FARMER’S WHEEL BARROW RACE (OR ANYONE WITH A WHEEL BARROW) PUSHING HIS WIFE (STARTING AT DIE VETMUIS)

15.00 – 15.15 -KARRETJIE CONCOURSE D’ELEGANCE (STARTING AT TOWN HALL PARKING)

15.15- 15.30 – WRITER’S ECCENTRIC DRESSUP DRAG WALK (STARTING AT DIE VETMUIS)

15.30-16.00 – DARREL CONOLLY RICHMOND MILE RUNNING RACE R1000 FIRST PRIZE (STARTING AT BOTTOM, CAPE TOWN END, OF LOOP STREET)
THE FINISH LINE FOR ALL RACES WILL BE IN FRONT OF THE RICHMOND MUSEUM

*IN ADDITION TO THE TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS AT THE BTRHQ OLD LIBRARY ON LOOP STREET, THERE WILL BE THE KERK BAZAAR, ARCHITECTUAL AND BOER WAR WALK ABOUTS AND LOTS OF STOEP SITTING.

*MAP ART GALLERY AND THE Richmond MUSEUM WILL BOTH  BE PUTTING ON SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS. PDF HERE  MAPSA%20Richmond%20Book%20Festival%202017.pdf

*THE NATIONAL LIBRARY RESTORATION SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTING TWO FULL ON WORKSHOPS IN BOOK CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION.

*THERE WILL BE A FANTASTIC ORGAN RECITAL DURING THE LUNCH BREAK ON FRIDAY SO BRING SOME PAD KOS AND A GLASS OF WINE.

*ACCLAIMED POET FANIE OLIVIER WILL BE HOLDING POETRY WRITING WORKSHOPS OVER BREAKFAST AT THE SUPPER KLUB & RICHMOND CAFÉ. PLEASE RSVP WITH PETER pcbaker@mweb.co.za or 011-447-2517
*SUNDOWNERS AS USUAL EVERY EVENING ON Vegkop.

*SATURDAY AFTERNOON IS RICHMOND OPEN  HOUSE: RACES, DEMO’S, MARKETS, AND MUCH MUCH MORE…..