Art, Music, Food and Wine

Thu, 05/10/2023, 18H00 - 00H00

Thu, 02/11/2023, 18H00 - 00H00

First Thursdays are BACK at Afrikanos this September and we're planning an awesome evening packed with art & music!

The first Thursdays initiative is equally about access to the arts as it is about injecting life into our spaces.

Our concept is to provide local artists & musicians a platform to showcase their talents in a comfortable, casual environment, after hours.

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This coming First Thursday | 07 September 2023

First Thursdays - May

This coming Thursday @ Afrikanos Gansbaai 

18H00 onwards

Music by Jacana:

Now we couldn't kick off our first event without Jacana rocking the stage!!!!

Jacana needs no introduction to the Overberg live music scene.

They've played on numerous stages at a variety of festivals and live music venues including The Stanford festival, the Greenpop Reforest Fest, The harvest saloon, Stanford Hills estate & Lomond wine estate to name just a few.

It's also Oupa "the Beat Master" Barnards birthday so pull in and come celebrate with us!!!!

ART Exhibitions by:

Dion Futerman

Having felt a profound connection to the natural environment since early childhood, Dion Futerman finds inspiration in his emotional response to nature, the landscape & music and poetry.

In 2018, Dion began working as a full-time professional artist and has participated in numerous exhibitions. He has various artworks in private collections around the world including South Africa, USA, UK, Australia, Monaco, Denmark & France tto name a few.

Wendy Ann 

Wendy Ann is a self taught artist that focuses on realism.  Her preferred mediums are oil, pencils and pan pastels.  Her work varies from animals and people to sea and landscapes.

Marcel Van Geems

Marcél van Geems works with a variety of mediums including pencil, oil & acrylic paint

He started drawing pencil sketches from four years of age. Since then he has spent a lot of time to progress his art with the main focus to tell a story by using only symbolism and perfecting his composition. His technique tends to surrealism and realism apart from his symbolic artworks.

Hester Coetzee

Hester Coetzee's voice of expression is in painting beautiful, elegant, timeless pieces.

She's worked with pencil, pen, pastels, acryl, watercolours, ink, oil and fluid acrylics.

Her preferred medium however, is Oil

The desire to add more spice to her life and deep desire for even greater self-growth has transported her to her new environment Franskraal, the perfect setting for a soft, easy, tranquil, expansive life pursuing her passion for creating beautiful, elegant, timeless art.

For more information on Hester's art visit


Quirky rock art by Jeff

Turchia Africa

Turchia Africa has always had a passion for art.

She re-located to Pearly beach from Cape Town and despite the challenges of the pandemic, it created an opportunity for herself to re-light the passion and to start painting again.

Apart from acrylics, her work includes creating a variety of textured artworks.

Natalie-Dominique Louw 

Natalie started painting in 2003 and as most artists, finds it to be extremely therapeutic.Her very first artwork was a self portrait in pencil. Natalie-Dominique enjoys working in oil, acrylic and watercolours and has experimented in the past with charcoal.

Ingrid Zovitsky

Ingrid Zovitsky is a South African born mixed medium artist. She has spent the past 30 years developing her passion for art while teaching art classes to various age groups.

Ingrid Zovitsky spent 8 years overseas before returning home to South Africa. Her work was extremely well received in Europe as well as U.S , selling paintings on a regular basis to various collectors and art lovers.

Ingrid has settled in De Kelders where she continues to paint and host children art classes

Blue de Gersigny


Blue is a local resident who will be exhibiting her unique artworks created almost entirely from unaltered beach plastic that is collected along our coastline.

Blue has exhibited at a variety of galleries including very successful exhibitions with the Hermanus FynArts Gallery & Art 4 Heart.

Belinda Ann Burchell

Belinda has been an art & design teacher for 21 years while continuing to paint in her spare time.

Her experience over the years has included mural painting, stage design and set painting for which she has received numerous awards.

"By being open to the differences existing between fine art and design, I allowed my experiences of both to flow together and found the result to be illustrations, some of which will be represented here"

Linda Pretorius

Linda Pretorius (nee Budde) is a self taught artist from De Kelders. Lindas preferred medium is oils and draws her inspiration from the beautiful surrounds.

Linda has been exhibiting with us since the beginning of our first Thursdays concept and continues to bring in new and exciting artworks every month.

FB: Linda Budde_artist

Instagram: lindapretorius16



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