What to expect at The Finery Arts Festival #TFAF2017

What to expect at The Finery Arts Festival #TFAF2017

The Finery Arts Festival 

After hosting a successful Finery Arts Festival 2016 we are excited to announce that TFAF 2017 will be taking place on Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October, at Kievits Kroon Country Estate (only 15 minutes’ drive from Menlyn).

TFAF promises to once again delight the senses with a range of the best local up and coming musicians, theatre productions and contemporary art (Artistry), a variety of the best food and deli products (Eateries), wine tastings by a special selection of wine farms (Wineries), the (Roastery) for the coffee connoisseurs, and exciting craft distillery workshops (Craftery).

Tshwane’s official arts festival is all about making the arts accessible. Wanting to find a fresh angle to arts festivals in South Africa, TFAF is a perfect balance between a lifestyle event and the arts. TFAF is a creative space within an exquisite setting, where audiences can enjoy the likes of Majozi, Rubber Duc, Gerald Clark and more, theatre productions and contemporary art, all included in the once off ticket price. TFAF is also a place where families and friends can connect, whilst enjoying delicious food from the Finery Eatery or enjoying the best in South African wine and craft drinks.

The Finery Arts Festival is all about a fusion of cultures and diversity and what better way is there to celebrate it, than with a hot salsa party. Salsa into the Sunset brought to you by Estilo Cubana in collaboration with TFAF, takes place on Saturday 30 September from 18:00. If you are a day festival goer your R120 ticket includes access to Salsa into the Sunset. If you only want to join the salsa party, tickets cost R100 and entrance start from 17:00. Come feel the music, let the rhythm take you away and Salsa into the Sunset

The Kids Funnery is the newest addition to TFAF 2017 with loads of cool activities for the kids to enjoy. For R60 kids can be booked safely into the Funnery and the fun can begin with games like Tic-tac-toe, In it to win it, Paint by Scavenger hunt, Giant board game, craft activities and much more…. At 11:00 in DeKasteel the children’s theatre show, A-La-Dinni en sy wonderlamp takes place on Saturday and Sunday and is a story based on the beloved classic, Aladdin that will take the kids on a magical journey. Kids u/12 enter the festival for free.

Kievits Kroon offers special rates on their luxurious rooms for the duration of the festival, with even lower rates should you book more than 30 days in advance. Make use of this amazing deal and enjoy a weekend away at one of Pretoria’s most beautiful venues, while the arts refresh your soul.

Extra TFAF2017 Information 

# The Finery Arts Festival promises to once again delight the senses through the 5 divisions that will be presented at TFAF. Artistry represents a range of the best local up and coming musicians, theatre productions and contemporary art. Eatery is a variety of cuisines and deli products from cheeses to churros, oysters to champagne. Our Winery section will host a tastings from a selection of wine farms. For the coffee connoisseurs, the Roastery will not only bring you delicious coffee, but also take you through the process of coffee making. Our Craftery have a great variety of beverages to enjoy in craft beer, gin, whiskey and vodka.

#fineartistry

FineMusic: Throughout the festival there will be a thrilling lineup of up and coming musicians to entertain all our fine festival goers. Festival goers can experience the likes of Rubber Duc, Majozi, Gerald Clark, Jacqueline and Peter Hoven and many more.

FineTheatre: The Finery Fringe Theatre in collaboration with Pali Theatre, is excited to announce a wonderful lineup for TFAF 2017.  Ali en die genie is a story based on the beloved classic, Aladdin and will take the kids on a magical journey. Elke ander duim ‘n dame, based on a play with the same title by Lizz Meiring, is a humorous piece, celebrating the unique individual in each of us, just waiting to come out. This year the top 3 plays from the Bang Bang Festival will perform at TFAF2017. The Bang Bang festival promotes new young writers and directors who compete during the month of July, by writing and producing short plays based on the theme social comment. Your ticket for TFAF2017 includes entrance to the theatre productions. All you should do when you purchase your ticket online, is book your seat for the show that you would like to see. Should you only buy your ticket at the gate on the day, entrance to the theatre will cost R30 at the door.

FineArt: Pablo Picasso said Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. TFAF2017 is the perfect place to come enjoy the remarkable collection of contemporary art in collaboration with MerciaCollect, to put the sparkle back in your soul.

#fineEatery

TFAF2017 has a variety of the most delicious food and deli products. There is something for everyone from South African to Mexican cuisine, Asian, Italian to Greek, as well as something for the health-nuts and the sweet-tooth’s.

#fineWinery

South Africa is home to some of the world’s best and most famous wine farms. Kievits Kroon, also known as the winelands of Gauteng, is the perfect venue to celebrate a curated selection of wines at TFAF2017. Wines from Stellenbosch Vineyards, Diemersfontein, Boplaas and more can be enjoyed by winelovers on the wineroute of Tshwane.

#fineRoastery

Experience South Africa’s coffee culture with locally roasted coffee by Industrial Coffeeworks at the TFAF or join our roasters as they take you on a journey from coffee bean to the perfect blend.

#fineCraftery

Craft distilling is all the rage but not only that, there’s also an art to the process. At TFAF2017 there will be a selection of the best in craft gin, beer, whisky, vodka and tequila to enjoy.

Salsa into the Sunset

The Finery Arts Festival is all about a fusion of cultures and diversity and what better way is there to celebrate it, than with a hot salsa party. Salsa into the Sunset brought to you by Estilo Cubana in collaboration with TFAF2017, takes place on Saturday 30 September from 18:00 – 22:00. If you are a day festival goer your R120 ticket includes access to Salsa into the Sunset. If you only want to join the salsa party, tickets cost R100 and entrance start from 17:00. Come feel the music, let the rhythm take you away and Salsa into the Sunset(We can add copy here regarding the accommodation once the price rates have been confirmed…)

Kids Funnery

At TFAF2017 there is something to do for everyone. Especially for our Finery Kids. The Funnery is the newest addition to TFAF2017 with loads of cool activities for the kids to enjoy. For R60 kids can be booked safely into the Funnery and the fun can begin with games like Tic-tac-toe, In it to win it, Paint by Scavenger hunt, Giant board game, craft activities and much more…. At 11:00 in DeKasteel the children’s theatre show, A-La-Dinni en sy wonderlamp takes place on Saturday and Sunday and is a story based on the beloved classic, Aladdin, that will take the kids on a magical journey.

Tickets: R120 online @ http://thefinery.co.za/tickets2017/

Visit www.thefinery.co.za.

 

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