Dear Friends









Bookings are now open for the Bosman Weekend

in October in Groot Marico.



This year’s program includes 4 main productions and many smaller performances , workshops and music shows . All meals are included in the package .


This year , more than ever we want to share the sense of place and local creativity with you. Expect the unexpected !


The program below  will give you a good indication of what you can expect of the weekend, the cost and choices. And how to go about to book for the weekend  and  accommodation.


This is an early notification only. Kindly do not make any deposit without a booking reference number from this office.


Every year , after a Bosman weekend , the mutual feeling is that it cannot be bettered. My feeling, as organiser of the program for the past 21 years is... THIS YEAR IS GOING TO BE GOOD !!!

There will be surprises, magic moments  and amazing experiences  -


Looking forward to hear from you.










  • WEEKEND PACKAGE( includes packages A,B,C,D) – R970  per person (accommodation excluded)

  • Individual Packages  - A = R260       B=  R300      C=  R280    D  = R260


The weekend package includes:


Package A


  • Friday night :  From 18h00-21h00  - Traditional Supper -  and a Performance by The Redhand Blues Band and a  secret guest artist      Mampoer / Jerepigo welcoming drink..


Package B


  • Saturday morning :from 9h00-14h00 includes  the  breakfast , and an introduction the  local members of the H C Bosman Literary Society .

·         A Music concert ( highlight of the weekend – organisers choice )

  • Three x 1 hour programs  at different venues which includes  music, dance , story readings, poetry  , art exhibition  and  liquid   refreshments  between every show.

  • -Lunch  is part of this package


Package C


·         Sunset concert with refreshments

  • Saturday evening programme from 18h00 – 22h00 includes music ,refreshments, and a performanceOom Schalk from the Heart  with David Muller  - and the package  includes  a  traditional   supper “7 colours “ prepared on the open fires.


Package D


  • Sunday morning coffee and rusks , a performance   by  local artists  and a performance by the Sur Bandits.  Lunch included . There will be a wine tasting and wine to buy.

an early morning nature outing is optional


Optional  activities  and performances on  Saturday afternoon ( not included in packages)


For  those guests who do not want to assist our locals looking for stray cattle , we will announce some “to do “activities  nearer to the time . It can include mampoer stories and tasting , making of “Klei osse” with Marico earth , tree identifying , art workshop , etc etc





The cost of a weekend package ( all 4 packages included  ) is R970  per person - to book  separate packages A= R 260     B =   R300    C  = R280      D  = R260


The package ( s )  are payable in advance and must be deposited in the following bank account  :


H.C. Bosman Literary Society ( HCBLS )                           First National Bank Zeerust

Bank code 240240                                                               Account Number 602 3803 6061


Deposit slips to be faxed to  0866100315 or email to   (mention surname and booking number as reference)


Guests are advised to book as soon as possible, as only a limited number of people can be accepted, due to the available facilities on the different venues, and the fact that the organisers want to retain an intimate and personal atmosphere.





A list of accommodation options available from Santa – kindly make your accommodation bookings through the Information Centre, who is coordinating accommodation for the Bosman  weekend.



Contact person:


Santa van Bart (HC Bosman Literary Society)

Information Centre Groot Marico                                  

Cell 083 272 2958   or 014503 0085 and or



Santa van Bart

Groot Marico Visitors Information Centre



Please take note that this event/booking  is organised by the Information Centre in Groot Marico  which is  situated in an old house in the main street in Groot Marico, next to the First National Bank. 


This Centre has been in  operation for the past 15 years by the Groot Marico Publicity Association, and our mission is to share the  natural hospitality and our healing environment with our guests.


Please do not be confused by the new thatched roof Information Centre on the N4 - come right into the heart of town, where true meetings  happen.


How do we get there? Maps with route directions


A Row of pebbles


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