#SaveOurBeachHuts with a Steenberg Hotel picnic and Craig Hinds

Posted on 4 November 2022 By Jordyn Johnson

Steenberg partners with The Beach Hut Trust and Watershed’s Craig Hinds for the #SaveOurBeachHuts campaign

Photo by Teagan Cunniffe

Picture: Teagan Cunniffe

Cape Town is peppered with quintessential heritage sites that flavour the melting pot of landscapes, cultures, and cuisines that make The Mother City an iconic, must-visit travel destination.

Steenberg Farm is a 340-year-old heritage brand that supports local and economic upliftment. Managing director of hospitality, Catherine Schulze commented, ‘Steenberg’s partners care about the greater community, in restoring iconic landmarks, and providing economic opportunity and enjoyment for all.’

That is why Steenberg Hotel & Spa is taking a supportive stance and proudly partnering with The Beach Hut Trust and Craig Hinds – frontman of South Africa’s award-winning acoustic rock band, Watershed – to bring you an intimate evening concert in aid of the #SaveOurBeachHuts campaign on Sunday, 20 November. All ticket sales for the event will be donated to The Beach Hut Trust.

The Beach Hut Trust is a public trust established in 2020 to address the disrepair and threat of removal of Cape Town’s much-loved, colourful strip of characteristic structures located along Muizenberg beach.

The Beach Hut Trust launched the #SaveOurBeachHuts campaign in a bid to raise funds through events, merchandise, and programmes to realise the trust’s four-phase restoration process; Creating awareness, repairing, maintaining, and managing the Beach Huts to be enjoyed safely by all families in the future.

‘Around the world, there are certain heritage sites and tourist attractions that are an essential part of that particular country, town, or city. The colourful Beach Huts on the South Peninsula are exactly this. They contribute enormously to Cape Town being one of the world’s biggest tourist destinations. We can’t lose them.’ comments Hinds on his motivation for partnering with the trust.

Hinds will be performing on the Steenberg Hotel lawns and is preparing to keep the show “chilled and acoustic” in a considered complement of the serene Steenberg Farm’s surroundings. Expect the big old hits interspersed with some new songs!

The concert and partnership offer the perfect way to celebrate and welcome summer while supporting the protection and preservation of some of Cape Town’s most iconic structures.

Book a sunset picnic-style experience on the Steenberg Hotel’s lush lawns and soak up Hinds’ relaxing sounds with the Alfresco Picnic Basket for R1400 per couple. Carefully composed by Steenberg’s culinary team, relish in the delectable selection you’ll find in your picnic basket, including artisanal cured meats and local South African cheese, along with many other delicious options.

Relax into the evening with something to sip on from Steenberg Farm’s sweep of award-winning wines and Cap Classique which will be available for purchase at a designated Steenberg Vineyards stand.

Since this is an intimate evening concert, availability is limited so booking is essential.

Turn your evening into a tranquil stay at Steenberg Hotel & Spa with rooms from R4995 per couple including breakfast. Book your room at [email protected].


       Date: Sunday, 20th November 2022

       Venue: Steenberg Lawns – In front of Tryn Restaurant

       Time: 17h00 – 19h00 (Arrival from 16h00)

       Cost: R1400 per couple – Includes an Alfresco picnic

       Please bring your own picnic blanket

       Steenberg wine and beverages will be available for purchase

       Secure parking available

       No BYO

Book now via Quicket.

For event enquiries, contact us at (+27) 21 713 7178 or email [email protected]

Pictures: Getaway gallery

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