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Christmas Market in Copper

CHRISTMAS NIGHT / DAY MARKET – 27,28,29TH NOV Friday night from 5-10pm. Saturday from 9-2pm and Sunday NIGHT from 4-9 pm with Kurt Darren at Oude LIbertas Amphi Theatre and lawns.

The highlight of our yearly events calendar. A Copper styled authentic Christmas market with all the Christmas trimmings. Bakes, cakes, gammon, turkey, mince pies, nuts, champagne, topiaries, real Christmas trees, Christmas choir and KURT DARREN at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre.


The annual Christmas Night & Day Slow Market weekend returns to Stellenbosch this year from Friday 27 November to Sunday 29 November 2015 – this time adding an element of copper to the celebration!

The use of copper for kitchen accessories such as pots, pans and jelly moulds reflects the original Cape style kitchen dating back to the 1600’s – the same period in which Stellenbosch was founded and named after Dutch settler, Simon van der Stel. What better way to celebrate Christmas than with our very own Cape heritage and the hearty, wholesome food for which Slow Market is renowned?

Surrounded by vineyards, oak trees and dangling copper décor, the Night Market, in addition to Saturday’s Christmas Day Market, promises to enchant your senses with over 100 specialty traders in local foods, wine, fashion and craft – the perfect opportunity to get all your Christmas shopping in the bag! There will be a wide selection of authentic items including fynbos topiaries, artisanal Christmas fruitcakes and handmade arts and crafts.

Expect copper pots and spoons dishing up Christmas favourites such as gammon rolls, turkey, mince pies, German Bratwurst, Christmas puddings and champagne. Heavenly voices from the SA Youth Choir singing live carols will float about in the air, complimented by the soothing smell of real Elgin Valley Christmas trees. In case all this isn’t enough of a gift, on Sunday 29 November, award-winning, multi-platinum SA artist, Kurt Darren will be playing at the Oude Libertas amphitheatre as part of the Oude Libertas summer concerts alongside the Slow Market Christmas fair.

Stay ahead of your shopping this Christmas whilst getting your fill of all your festive favourites in the coppery Christmas wonderland that is the Night & Day Christmas Slow Market in Stellenbosch.

Market details:

Dates and times: 27- 29 November 2015

Friday 27 November: 5-10pm Slow Market Copper Christmas

Saturday 28 November: 9am-2pm Slow Market Copper Christmas

Sunday 29 November: 4-9pm Slow Market Copper Christmas

Entrance fee to the Christmas Weekend Slow Market: FREE

Event Details:

Sunday 29 November: 6-8pm Kurt Darren Performance at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre – Ticket price R170. Visit to book online.

Venue: Oude Libertas, Corner of Adam Tas & Oude Libertas Rd, Stellenbosch

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Visit: Facebook: Twitter: @TheSlowMarket


About Slow Market

Founded in 2008, the Slow Market group is an authentic group of weekly Slow Food markets located at Oude Libertas estate in Stellenbosch and the Willowbridge Life Style Centre in Tygervalley. Slow Market features specialty food and wine, food artisans, local farmers, natural and organic merchants, clothing, jewelry, seasonal goods and designer ware.

Slow Market supports micro businesses, helping them to grow and thrive in an alternative retail environment. Founded by medical doctor and entrepreneur Gail Blake, the market is part of a global Slow Food movement promoting foods, which are clean, good and fair.

About Oude Libertas

Situated on the slopes of the Papegaaiberg, surrounded by vineyards and oak trees, Oude Libertas offers a collection of artistic, theatrical and lifestyle experiences as well as vital insight into community and environmental development initiatives. Oude Libertas’ Corporate Social Investment programme, which operates under the Distell Foundation focuses on the general well-being of South African communities, beginning with unborn children and extending into adulthood. Of the four key focal areas, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder (FASD) and Youth Development are the most important. Common to all the initiatives in which Oude Libertas invest, is the intention to contribute holistically to personal growth within communities, embracing mindful and responsible living and conservation.

CHRISTMAS MARKET 12-19 December at Willowbridge Life Style Centre, Tygervalley

Willowbridge Slowmarket situated in the Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre in the northern suburbs of Cape Town offers a platform for food, clothing and craft traders to exhibit their goods. With the festive theme in mind you will find a vast selection of fine foods, gifts and décor items. Normally open every Saturday throughout the year we will be extending our trading hours to convenience you. The perfect spot to come do some late night Christmas shopping. Come around for a relaxed early evening dinner in this lifestyle centre and stock up with Christmas goodies to put under this years Christmas tree.

The market will run from 9am - 5pm and extende shopping hours will apply from 17th. The market will operat inon of the shops located at the entrance to the mall and spill out into the piazza. This is a true Christmas gift and treat market. There will be live acoestic music on most days.

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