Cape Agulhas Tourism Bureau

Blog: Arniston 200 Book Launch

Published: 07 April 2015
By:Cape Agulhas Tourism Bureau

Join us as we take a look at "What happened on that tragic night" and delve into the history of the SS. Arniston with the launch of J. Herbert's book.

Hosted by the Arniston Spa Hotel and the Shipwreck Museum, the weekend schedule is as follows:

29 MAY 2015

Launch of J. Herbert's book on the SS. Arniston
Time: 16:00
Venue: Shipwreck Museum
Event: Presentation by Jimmy Herbert
Refreshments: Cheese & Wine
Cost: R80

30 MAY 2015

Walk to the Site of the Wreck
Time: 8:00
Event: Anglican Bishop conducts service at the Memorial
           Cape Town Caledonian Pipe Band
           Choir - Kassiesbaai Children
           Canon shots

Commemorative Open Sea Swim
Time: 10:00
Refreshments: Picnic Hampers R65 p/p (To be ordered in advance from Hotel)

Sea Rescue Demonstration by N.S.R.I.
Time: 12:30

Fisherman's Union Fun Run
TIme: 14:00
Event: 2 km & 4 km run
Venue: Fishermen Union Hall
Refreshments: Traditional Kassiesbaai food will be sold at stalls

Captain's Dinner
Time: 19:00
Venue: The Arniston Hotel
Booking Essential

31 MAY 2015

Anglican Bishop Blesses the Wreaths
Time: 10:00
Event: Taken out to sea by fishermen's boats
           Cape Town Caledonian Pipe Band

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