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Stanford Festival – Get Ready to Move your Feet!

Stanford Festival – Get Ready to Move your Feet!

Stanford Festival ​Stanford is gearing up for this weekend’s Stanford Festival held right here in our little Overberg village! Born in 2018, The Stanford Arts Festival was initiated to become an annual celebration of the creative potential of the people of Stanford....

Stanford Summer – The Foodie Edition

Stanford Summer – The Foodie Edition

Stanford Summer - The Foodie Edition ​Ah, long lazy brunches, lunches that ease into early dinners. Move over hot porridge and soulful soups – it’s time for lush salads, local produce, beautiful cuts and chilled wines to take centre stage at our Stanford Restaurants....

Shop Local in Stanford

Shop Local in Stanford

Shop Local in Stanford ​SHOP 'N EXPLORE in Stanford🛍️ 🎄It's not too early to start on your Christmas shopping, so come on and #supportlocal 🎄 "As consumers we have so much power to change the world by just being careful about what we buy." - Emma WatsonChristmas is a...

Where Tourism and Heritage Meet

Where Tourism and Heritage Meet

Where Tourism & Heritage Meet ​ The travel and tourism industry is a huge part of our heritage village's economy. Our neighbours are the restauranteurs, winemakers, artists and entrepreneurs. We shop local, support local and showcase our local talents through the...

Green light for Stanford’s Energy

Green light for Stanford’s Energy

Green light for Stanford's Energy​ ​COULD STANFORD become the first village in South Africa to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy? In the wake of the State lifting of the cap on embedded generation from 1MW to 100MW the prospects are good, say energy...

Launch of Stanford News!

Launch of Stanford News!

Launch of Stanford News! ​ ​ Proud to be part of Village history THE HISTORY books will not be unhappy with the visionary efforts that the people of Stanford have made to ensure that their heritage village remains as true to its beginnings as possible. The village...

Stanford Cheese & Wine Festival 2021

Stanford Cheese & Wine Festival 2021

Stanford Cheese & WineFestival 2021The Stanford Cheese and Wine Festival is a collaboration of hearts and minds, in a celebration of local food, world-class wines, and artisan cheesemaking. The inaugural festival was held at Walker Bay Estate & Birkenhead Brewery...

The Race2Stanford Triathlon

The Race2Stanford Triathlon

The Race2Stanford Triathlon ​  Race2Stanford Triathlon – 24 April 2021 R2S is a challenging triathlon from the whale watching waters of Hermanus, through the Hemel & Aarde valley wine route, culminating in the historic & picturesque Stanford village....

An Epicurean Excursion, (Jim Freeman, The Citizen)

An Epicurean Excursion, (Jim Freeman, The Citizen)

An Epicurean Excursion, (Jim Freeman, The Citizen) ​ There’s good reason the waterway flowing through Stanford in the Overberg region of the Western Cape is called the Klein River: the distance from source to mouth (as the proverbial crow flies) is so short that said...