We would like to invite every one to our second Paul de Villiers Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 21 November 2017 at 16:30. It will be held in the church hall of the DRC Strooidak, Klein Reservoire Street, Paarl.
The lecturer is the well known historian and author, Dr Dan Sleigh. His topic is: "Die oorgawe van Gordon in 1795 en die verset van die rebel WF van Reede van Oudtshoorn."
Admission is free.
or 072 198 7501 by Friday 10 November 2017.
At the foot of Paarl Mountain, beneath the Afrikaans Language Monument, is a monument unique to the Western Cape. It is the Anglo Boer War ("ABW") Monument which focuses on the struggle of the Cape Afrikaners, and other Colonists who actively supported, or were sympathetic to, the Transvaal and Free State republics in the ABW (1899-1902). It is a place of quiet contemplation where the harm and suffering which our forebears had to withstand during the ABW may be remembered: about the principles of Freedom and Justice, and those who fought for it.
Vision – We strive towards the preservation of the Anglo Boer War Monument for future generations as a sought after attraction and to let its proud history live for ever, with piety to those who sacrificed their lives for freedom and justice.
Mission – To ensure that the ethos of the Anglo Boer War Monument in co-operation with everyone with a love for our country’s historical heritage remains preserved and is transferred to generations to come in order to give effect to our Vision.
Patroness and Patron: Prof. Dorothea van Zyl and Mr Ton Vosloo