Proms-lite: Under our African Sky

The Wynberg Rotary Club is proud to present our second Proms-lite on the Lawns of Groot Constantia: Under our African Sky!! Booking has now opened.

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On the beautiful lawns of Groot Constantia, Richard Cock conducts an evening of African and crowd favourites. With the superb backing of the Proms-Lite Orchestra, 2 soloists, Timothy Moloi and Monde Msutwana will take you on a nostalgic journey as the sun sets.
Following on from last year’s sell-out success, Wynberg Rotary proudly presents “Under Our African Sky” on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March 2023 starting at 18h00.
Tickets are available at Webtickets and remain at R300 per person.
Groot Constantia wines, other beverages, and light refreshments will be available for sale (please note you are not permitted to bring your own food or drinks).
Bring your picnic blankets, cushions, or low deckchairs and come and enjoy a wonderful musical evening.

Book a picnic basket, or a meal for before or after the show, from Jonkershuis or Simon’s Restaurant on the Estate.

Important Notice:

  • All funds raised by the Wynberg Rotary Club are used for Community Projects run by the Club and are not retained by the Club. Accordingly, should the event be cancelled through circumstances out of the Club’s control (e.g., bad weather), the ticketholder agrees that the ticket price is not refundable and will be regarded as a donation to Charity.
  • This is an outdoor event on the lawns of Groot Constantia, and all mobility-impaired Promenaders should take note that there is a short walk up a slope from the parking to the event.



Opening of iThemba Library

iThemba (Hope) Primary is going from strength to strength and Wynberg Rotary Club is proud to be with them on their journey.

On Wednesday 10th August, iThemba’s library was officially opened, in a joyful ceremony attended by the Principal and teaching staff and entertained by learners from the school. Rotarians from Wynberg attended and met representatives of various other organisations that have been part of iThemba’s journey.

Our initial contact was made at the beginning of lockdown when the school had a stationery drive. One thing led to another and we have now installed 20 library shelves. This has been followed up by book drives to help equip the library proper.

The school was built by Lufthansa, but is run by WCED. It is in a poorer section of town, and services Vryegrond and Capricorn Park areas. It opened in 2018 with 105 learners, 3 teachers, and a principal. There are now 19 classes, up to Grade 5 with 630 learners. The learners come from a diverse international background, with the majority having a home language other than English.

What is inspiring is the eagerness of all the staff to grow the quality of the schooling and the school, through libraries, veggie gardens, and, one day, a science and computer labs and a sports field.

Learners providing some entertainment 


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