Top travel tips for Festival early birds

It’s never too early to start planning your #NAF2020 trip and here are some tips to get you cracking:

No programme? No problem! You don’t need to […]

By |March 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Grahamstown community pulls together to prepare

The 44th National Arts Festival will open on 28 June and the citizens of Grahamstown have rolled up their sleeves to get the town ready for […]

By |June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Planning your trip: finding accommodation

A wide range of accommodation and hospitality services are available in Grahamstown – from 5-star accommodation to more rustic backpacking and camping. Full details on […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

‘You know you’re in Grahamstown when…’

[FESTIVAL NEWS] The National Arts Festival recently ran a competition which asked entrants to complete the sentence, ‘You know you’re in Grahamstown when…’ […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Throwback Thursdays: The Festival in pictures

We’ve persuaded CuePix editor Harold Gess to share some of the more spectacular photographs he and his team took at the National Arts Festival in […]

By |June 18th, 2015|0 Comments

8 ways to have a good time in Grahamstown #NAF2015

We share our top tips for visitors to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown


By |May 26th, 2015|0 Comments


The short of it: In 20 years of democracy, government has moved from crass panning of the the festival, to enthusiastically claiming it as their […]

By |July 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Grahamstown Sings!​

Masicule – Let’s Sing! is a choral concert taking place in Grahamstown on Sunday 23 and Monday 24 March, at 16:30 and 19:30 respectively. Hosted […]

By |March 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Call for entries for 2014 South African Arts Journalism Awards

The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown and Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) are pleased to call for entries to the second annual South African Arts […]

By |February 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Impact Study confirms National Arts Festival’s significant economic contribution to Grahamstown

The National Arts Festival is a significant driver of the economy of the City of Grahamstown and the Eastern Cape Province, contributing an estimated R349.9m […]

By |January 29th, 2014|4 Comments