Expect a profusion of well-crafted flavours, exceptional sounds and a colourful spectrum of Pretoria and Gauteng society, as The Cowhouse celebrates the skill and ingenuity of craftsmanship.
Craft Beer is obviously one of the focal points of the event, and will be present in a wide selection from several local breweries such as Hazeldean Brewing Co., Frontier Beer Co and Windermere Cider. A variety of local street chefs will also be showcasing their talents in the form of Gourmet wraps, burgers and traditional curries, as the evening is spent on the lush green lawns of our charming outdoor venue, indulging the pallets and exciting the senses.
To accentuate the creativity and experimentation of the growing sensation that is craft; guests will enjoy live entertainment from a wide range of South Africa’s upcoming and talented musicians such as The Sextons, Fritz Gunter & Vagabond King.
Whilst other attractions include the kiddies EGG HUNT, the BEER PONG Competition in association with Hazeldean Brewing Co. and the one kilometre TRAIL RUN in association with Brannas Draught, which offer fitness enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy a scenic route and "hydration station" with their beloved four legged friends!
The Cowhouse is an outdoor retail space promoting cuisine, arts, crafts and design. The venue is set in the heart of the Hazeldean Valley is an old dairy farm that is now a unique gathering spot for people from all walks of life to meet, be inspired and share ideas whilst enjoying an unique farm-feel setting. It is a place for people that are passionate about what they do themselves and the whole idea of manufacturing the art in their space & selling it in their space.
The Sextons - Hailing from the tiny town of Magaliesburg, just outside of Johannesburg, Jamie-Lee Sexton is a small town girl with powerful vocals and mosaic of musical talents, which allows her to be multifaceted Artist and able to perform an assortment of genres. The dynamic 4 piece with charismatic energy, unforgettable songs, and an undeniable groove, create a mélange of new age Soulful music with an undertone of Jazz, Folk and mass of Soul.
Fritz Gun - is an individual artist often performing with various musicians to complement his style and sound. Improvisation is an element he works on diligently - to read, learn and play like puppets is not his speciality. Every moment is unique and deserves to be created authentically, and he therefore draws inspiration from different walks of life, constantly reinventing his music and views on the world.
Vagabond King - is the stage name of South-African-born vocal power house and guitarist Jose Bezuidenhout. Giving up his permanent residence in the spring of 2015, Jose has been on a never ending tour, playing a great combination of Blues, Rock and Americana with undertones rooted in African and European Folk music.
Whether it is beer, food or music, each is considered a unique Craft; an activity that involves skill in making things by hand. We aim to provide these chefs, brewers, and musicians with a platform to showcase their skill in a relaxed, friendly & profitable environment, whilst ultimately attract locals to this charming new development.