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Ticket Type: Boer & Brit
Date: 3/28/2020 7:00:00 AM
R 50.00
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Boer and Brit

An annual event celebrating peace. Receive a goody bag with each ticket purchased

Event Organiser: Val Hotel

Event Info

Goody bag with ticket purchased at R50, will contain an enamel plate, enamel mug, wooden knife, fork, and spoon The event has been inspired by an event which occurred during the Anglo-Boer War. On 29 December 1900, a freight train, laden with good cheer for the officers of the British Army, was derailed by Jack and Gert van der Heever near Val Station. Both sides made good use of the whisky, beer, and delicacies spilled from the derailed trucks. The state of war was forgotten for a while. There were no casualties during this incident. The suggested programme for 30 March 2020: Boer & Brit Day 12 September 2020 VAL Programme Dawn: Coffee is ready! (Boeretroos) 07:10 Train arrives from Standerton!! 07:15 Breakfast is ready 08:00 Cyclists from the “VAL 100 miler” arrive 08:30 Opening Ceremony Master of Ceremonies: Wilco Uys Welcome address: David Scholtz from the Military History Society Stalls ready for business* 09:00 Street Parade Prize giving: Best dressed Boer and Brit 09:30 Convoy departs for the re-enactment of the Whisky Train Incident: “The Battle of the Dop” Lunch (traditional dishes) is served. Please support stalls 12:00 Guest speakers: Gerhard Kamffer, Christo Rabie, Carla Wasserthal, Annemarie Carelsen in the hotel banqueting area General feasting and merriment. Music by John Edmund Cricket at the Sports Club *Please contact Chris via WhatsApp for the train from Standerton on 082 826 2906 *If you are interested in selling hand made articles, or home made refreshments, and if you are interested in having a stall, please contact Rita: [email protected] * If you would like more information about the “VAL 100 miles” cycling race, please contact Rob van den Bergh via WhatsApp on 081 581 1290

Event Details

Start 2020-09-12 07:00

End Date 2020-09-12 17:00

4 Smith Street

Val

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Event Organiser Details:
Val Hotel
[email protected]

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Other


Entry Age: 0


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