24,  25  &  26  September 2021

Come and get your hands dirty in the beautiful springtime setting of Baardskeerdersbos,


* drawing * printmaking * ceramics * envisioning * bread-making * 

Elementary Organic Printing: 

Getting Nature and Yourself into the picture

with Philip John

SATURDAY - 25th Sept.  9am - 5pm 

This workshop will give you the chance to play with using organic material (mainly dried leaves) as part of a manual printing process. No experience with printing is required and anyone older than twelve can participate.

You should be able to make at least three prints during the workshop. 

All materials and tools will be supplied, as well as a light lunch (cheese and bread).

Booking is essential - 082 597 2142

Cost: R500

The workshop will be run by Philip John, who has been an active member of the BBos Art Route since 2012 and who has been exploring printing since 2016.

Contact: 0825972142 (10h00 - 17h00)

email: phenryjohn60@gmail.com


Handwork and Slab-work for novices

with Sue Vingerhoets

SUNDAY - 26th Sept. 10am - 3pm

This class teaches the basics of wedging, rolling and shaping clay into vessels without use of a wheel.  Focus will be on learning form, structure and surface finishing techniques.

Finished pieces will be fired and clear-glazed by Sue after the weekend, with collection/delivery to be arranged.

2-5 participants.  Includes tea and light lunch as well as all materials.

Pre-paid bookings: R750

Contact:  083 759 3094 

email: suefoxglove@gmail.com

Life Drawing:

Practice, learn, improve

with Nikki Miles

SATURDAY 25th - 10am - 4pm

If you are an artist wanting to improve your practice or would simply like to "have a go" at life drawing, come along!

Ages 16 and up. Space is limited.  Booking essential

Cost: R300

Contact: 076 089 9897

Artisan Breadmaking:

The Full Sourdough Breadmaking Experience

with Niel Jonker


This fun yet thorough workshop emphasizes the benefits of slow fermentation, wholegrain ingredients, and process consciousness.  An advanced understanding of bread-making’s core principles are covered while apprenticing in a fully functional artisan bake-house. Novices and experienced bakers are catered for equally. 

The brick oven (3x2m) on the stoep is generous, yet there is limited space in the bakehouse.  

Upon confirmation you will receive notes that are best studied before the workshop. Learn an in-depth understanding of writing your own recipes, process consciousness, sourdough fundamentals, and more. 

All about the wood-fired process and hands-on experience while eating and having a good time out.

Cost: 2500 (50% deposit)

Contact: 082 651 7414


An introductory workshop into artisan breadmaking

with Niel Jonker

FRIDAY 24th Sept - 1-5pm 

Join the fun of shaping loaves and shoveling them into the wood-fired oven after building your own pizza and seeing what artisan breadmaking is about. 

Cost: R400 (R500 incl pizza lunch)

SATURDAY 25 September - 8 - 12pm

Mix your own ciabatta using a prefermented dough and ordinary household equipment to bake a dependable crusty loaf.

Cost: R400 (R500 incl slow roast lunch)

Contact: 082 651 7414

EXHBITION: Fragile Creatures

Recent clay sculpture by Niel Jonker

FRI, SAT, & SUN 9-5.

11 Granaatlaan

Contact: 082 651 7414


…experiencing through the perspective of other species

with Kali van der Merwe

SATURDAY 25th Sept 10am – 5pm

Take a deep journey into the transpersonal

*Shift perspective



The day will involve breathing, movement, meditation, imaginative journeys, photography and visual creativity

Kali is an artist, photographer, filmmaker, and entheogen explorer.

CostR1 000

Contact: 082 817 7310



with Jan Vingerhoets


Meet the reclamation artist, ask the questions, find out all the rusty, dusty, grubby secrets.

Jan is also hosting a selection of works by the B’bos artists in an intimatesetting @ Foxglove Farm


LIVE MUSIC with local musos! 5 piece band - Jazz, Blues, Folk.

SATURDAY 25th - 5pm - 8pm

Free entrance. A la carte menu and bar available. 

Book a table (078 595 7609) to avoid disappointment.

New Deck for wine tasting @ the Giant Periwinkle!

Open over Dirty Weekend!

Baardskeerdersbos Dirty Weekend - Friday, Saturday and 

Sunday (24 – 26 September) from 11h00 to 17h00

 Visit www.giantperiwinkle.co.za for directions.


Explore nude food with LOKAL this Dirty Weekend!

FRI, SAT, SUN 12:30

Bookings essential.


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