18th of November at Chinos Coffee House

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When I say “Platter decorating evening”, many people mistakenly assume that it’s about food being decorated on a plate! Well, these evenings are not all food related, but an evening of creativity that will hopefully nourish the soul!
Platter evenings consist of working in wet clay that has been placed in a platter mold. Decorate your own platter with a design/style of your choice, using stamps to create a pattern, by drawing freely or building out with clay. Chose from different shaped molds from the pictures below – the most popular is the Large platter, which gives a wonderful canvas to work on.
Platter evenings take place at the Collena Ceramics Studio, which is set in a beautiful garden and can seat 10 adults. Bring some friends and create together, or come on your own to make something special! Enjoy your evening with a glass of wine or a drink of your choice and some delicious snacks designed especially by my husband.

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The next platter evenings will take place:

  • Wednesday 1st November
  • Wednesday 15th November
  • Wednesday 6th December
  • Time:  7 - 10 PM

24 Meyer Street, Claremont, just off of Rosmead Ave.

The cost of the evening is covered by the price of the platter/bowl you chose – see prices below.

Please bring your own drinks.   

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Description                                                                         Prices


Large Platter                                                                      R580
Medium Platter                                                                  R430 


Large Salad Bowl                                                              R470
Salad Bowl                                                                        R370 


Large Server                                                                       R470
Oval Server Large                                                               R470
Oval Server Medium                                                           R400


Extra-large Fruit Bowl                                                           R580
Basin Bowl                                                                            R400 


Oval Dish                                                                               R370
Large Dinner Plate                                                                 R370
Pasta Bowl                                                                             R250 

We all have creative energy – why not guide that into a few hours of fun that will end up with your own bespoke creation!

Contact Colleen Hulley 083 415 3719 / 021 671 4367 | Facebook.com/ColleenaCeramics to book your shape and place.


Join us on Saturday 25th November  at

Hope House, 32 Peak Drive, Pinelands Off Forest Drive

From 9:30am - 12:30pm

Phone Jess - 021 689 3507/082 920 2195 or Hope House - 021 531 8416


BirdLife South Africa's 33rd Birding Big Day (BBD) will take place on Saturday 25 November 2017. During Birding Big Day 2016 more than a thousand birders recorded 654 species, a record, and also raised some valuable funds for bird conservation. During the 2017 event, we hope to break this record and have even more birders out enjoying nature.

Find out more here.


Saturday 25 November 2017

Time: 08:00 - 13:00

Address: 11 First Avenue, Claremont

Tel: 021 683 1300


The 2017 event is to be held in Purley Park again on 10 December with timeframe below :


4.30pm - Chilled music and xmas stalls in the park (no food being cooked)
5.30pm - Young Guiding Stars Sacred String Band parade through streets of Harfield Village
6.00pm – 7.30pm - Carols played by the band and accompanied by a local choir
7.30pm – 8.30pm - Chilled music in the park

Programme for the actual event ( 6.00pm – 7.30pm)

- Welcome by MC Alvon Collison and James Fernie (HVA Chairperson)
- Opening prayer – St Matthews Church
- Carols by band accompanied by choir
- Message / bible reading by Kenilworth Methodist Church
- Carols by band accompanied by choir
- Closing prayer by St James Church
- National Anthem
- Closing by MC

Stalls : We are providing for 20 or so Christmas stalls at the event where stallholders can sell handmade / homemade xmassy goodies. NO food is permitted to be cooked in the actual park. For a stall please contact Alison on email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We will have a sound system with mic and speakers for each corner of the park. Last year people could not hear with only 1 speaker.

There will be a coffee truck selling lovely coffee.

See below the flyer which was distributed to market the event, a similar flyer will be done as well as street pole posters marketing the event.


This family friendly community project is an ideal way to spend a Saturday/Sunday morning with the rest of the community cleaning up the area. We hope to see you there.

Date: 6 May 2018

Further info to be advised (watch this space)