Festival of Lights Nieu-Bethesda
Festival of Lights Nieu-Bethesda

Festival of Lights Nieu-Bethesda

31st December 2017

 

Festival of Lights 
The Bethesda Arts Centre, First People Centre, will be celebrating the arrival of the New Year with its usual Festival of Lights. This is a joyful family celebration hosted by the Centre to which all are invited. In keeping with the mission of the Arts Centre, this is an alcohol-free event, offering a chance to enjoy the evening with peace and delight, and without fear.
Those who would like to make a lantern may join a workshop during the two weeks before the Festival. Please note there will be no workshops on December 31st. Please contact the Centre for details of workshops, dates and times. All welcome to make a lantern but children must be accompanied by an adult while at Centre. Materials will be provided and the Centre Artists will facilitate the workshops. For those unable to attend workshops who have purchased a ticket in advance, you will be given a lantern when you arrive at the Centre on December 31st.
The evening will begin at the Bethesda Arts Centre, with a performance by the First People Artists. Then everyone will walk in a singing procession carrying their lanterns through Hightown (the local township) and back to the Centre. The braai will by then be ready. It will be a simple meal of meat, bread, and salad. Soft drinks will be available from our cash bar.
Tickets R 180 per person, for adults and R 90 for children 12 years and under.
Tickets includes:
A lantern, or lantern workshop.
The performance
Walking in procession
The braai- food and drinks provided by the Centre
Dancing in the beautiful starlit Courtyard
This event is weather permitting. In the unlikely event of a thunderstorm, we will work around the weather as far as we can, using the studios and galleries. We regret that it will not be possible to offer refunds.
To purchase tickets, please write to info@bethesdatower.co.za or
Telephone: Hilton on 073 028 8887
Or Sandra, Yvonne or Gerald on 049 841 1731 (9am – 5 pm)

Festival of Lights The Bethesda Arts Centre, First People Centre, will be celebrating the arrival of the New Year with its usual Festival of Lights.

This is a joyful family celebration hosted by the Centre to which all are invited. In keeping with the mission of the Arts Centre, this is an alcohol-free event, offering a chance to enjoy the evening with peace and delight, and without fear.
Those who would like to make a lantern may join a workshop during the two weeks before the Festival.
Please note there will be no workshops on December 31st.
Please contact the Centre for details of workshops, dates and times.
All welcome to make a lantern but children must be accompanied by an adult while at Centre. Materials will be provided and the Centre Artists will facilitate the workshops.

For those unable to attend workshops who have purchased a ticket in advance, you will be given a lantern when you arrive at the Centre on December 31st.The evening will begin at the Bethesda Arts Centre, with a performance by the First People Artists. Then everyone will walk in a singing procession carrying their lanterns through Hightown (the local township) and back to the Centre.
The braai will by then be ready. It will be a simple meal of meat, bread, and salad. Soft drinks will be available from our cash bar.

Tickets R 180 per person, for adults and R 90 for children 12 years and under.
 Tickets includes:A lantern, or lantern workshop.
The performance Walking in procession
The braai- food and drinks provided by the CentreDancing in the beautiful starlit Courtyard

This event is weather permitting. In the unlikely event of a thunderstorm, we will work around the weather as far as we can, using the studios and galleries. We regret that it will not be possible to offer refunds.
To purchase tickets, please write to info@bethesdatower.co.za orTelephone: Hilton on 073 028 8887Or Sandra, Yvonne or Gerald on 049 841 1731 (9am – 5 pm)

 

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