november, 2018

26nov6:00 pmSTACK EXCHANGE: Rob Caskie

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A talk by Rob Caskie, Storyteller Extraordinaire

AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY
A romp through the last 200 years
South Africa is a young country with a fascinating and complex history.  This story deals with early inhabitants and the arrival of the Nguni people. One of them became the military genius Shaka, with major implications.  Religious persecution and poor standards of living result in a miscellany of Europeans arriving in the Cape after 1652. Notwithstanding the effects of Volcano Tambora in Indonesia and resultant crop failures. British rule, taxation and slavery eventually leads to the Great Trek.  Along with the discovery of diamonds and gold, it creates a kaleidoscope of characters and intrigue worth sharing.

Join us for a talk, wine and snacks in the Members’ Lounge.  Seats limited.

Monday 26th November 2018, 6:00pm for 6:30pm.

R250 for Stack members and R300 for non-members.

Book your seats by emailing ask@thestack.co.za

Time

(Monday) 6:00 pm

Location

The Stack

Leinster Hall, 7 Weltevreden Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

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