LECTURE BY DR DEAN ALLEN

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 2019-03-27
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Price
FREE TO MEMBERS, R30 NON MEMBERS

Event Contact Details
Charlotte 0722256893

Location
Iziko South African Museum
25 Queen Victoria Street
Cape Town
Wstern Cape


Description

Learn how Matjiesfontein was created and how James Logan developed this little town into a renowned health resort attracting the rich and famous of the late 19th century. It explains how James Logan developed the game of cricket in S A and examine the controversial but little-known 1901 South African cricket tour to England – a venture funded by Logan himself in the midst of the Anglo-Boer War. Matjiesfontein’s pivotal role in the war is explored alongside James Logan’s exploits during this time. It is a truly amazing story that has had many British and South African audiences enthralled.