Hoërskool Zwartberg

Hoërskool Zwartberg bestaan reeds vir 100 jaar.  Die skool was vroeër ‘n gekombineerde laer- en hoërskool, maar is sedert 2013 slegs ‘n hoërskool.  Daar is jaarliks gemiddeld 420 leerders in die skool en kom hoofsaaklik uit die skool se vier voederskole: Prince Albert Primêre Skool, Laerskool Merweville, George Fredericks Primêre Skool en Leeu Gamka Primêre […]

Pick-a-Piece recycling for children

Pick-a-Piece is a community project where children bring recyclable materials in exchange for points.  The points are redeemed in a shop for essentials such as food, toiletries, school supplies or treats.   Pick-a-Piece is open most Wednesday afternoons (not the first Wednesday of the month and not during public school holidays).   Visitors are most […]

Prince Albert Dieresorg – Anima...

Prince Albert Dieresorg/Animal Welfare (PADS) is a registered not-for-profit organisation (NPO), run by unpaid volunteers dependant wholly on public donations of money and materials.   Our aim is to relieve the plight of disadvantaged animals, educate their owners and offer first-line nursing care where it is needed.   Primary projects are dipping/deworming in summer, sterilisation […]

Prince Albert cultural foundation

The Prince Albert Cultural Foundation plays an active and important role in preserving the history and culture of the area and was recognised as the most active and objective conservation body in the Western Cape for 2014 -2015.   The foundation occasionally offers an outing on the third Saturday of the month. The topic might […]

Prince Albert Garden Club

The  Garden Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month except January.     Topics include visits to local gardens or farms that have a particular interest, a speaker or a film or occasionally a workparty to tidy up a neglected area of town.     The Annual Plant sale is held at the […]

Sport clubs

Prince Albert offers a golf course, rugby field and tennis courts. We also have a cycling club who arrange social rides. You can go fishing at local dams.   Tennis Tennis has been a part of Prince Albert sporting and social life for well over 100 years, and is still played today on the same […]

Walk the Gordon Koppie trail

You can do the “koppie” trail on the hill behind the village (no permit required).   The path starts at the top of Cromwell Street and ends in Klipstreet and can be done in reverse, starting at the corner of Klip and Bergsig Streets.   Wear a hat, sturdy shoes or boots and carry some water. […]

The Karoo labyrinth

Walk the Karoo Labyrinth in the garden at St John the Baptist Church in Bank Street.   You are most welcome to walk the Karoo Labyrinth at St John’s and spend some time in contemplation and prayer.   The Karoo labyrinth is unique to Prince Albert and has been constructed from local materials and indigenous plants. The […]

Prince Albert moonlight market

Once a month Prince Albert holds a moonlight market where villagers and visitors come together for good food and an evening of mingling around the fires in the market square.   Check the special events calendar for moonlight market dates. Market starts at 6 pm.   Stalls offer a variety of freshly prepared food, deserts […]

Saturday morning market

Prince Albert’s Saturday morning market is a much loved institution and is held every Saturday morning on the square next to the Fransie Pienaar Museum.   Saturday morning – 8 am to roughly 12 pm   Stallholders offer dried fruit, homemade jams, pickles, cakes and bread, patés, fresh fruit, free-range eggs and organic vegetables. Enjoy a cup […]