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We went there for the SciFest in March. Loads of children came from all schools. Place was very tidy and clean but hardly any toilets worked and taps were turned off due to water restrictions!!! ( bare in mind 1000 of children using the bathrooms!)...More
... And could imagine this place absolutely bustling during festival time, However on the day visited, it was empty apart from the odd cleaner and office worker...not even a cafe/bar to enjoy a drink or even any shop for memorabilia etc. It is the kind...More
The Monument has spaces for everything from a stage or music show with hundreds of seats to small intimate theatres.
It is best known for the National Arts Festival held in July, where it is the main venue (with many more spread around Grahamstown). Another...More
We used the Monument as a 5pm must visit,to plan our program for the next day. The road to the building was below par and definitely prevented Lotsa patrons from frequenting it. Another iconic venue with loadsa historical value.
One of the better conference venues you will find. The venue is well run and multifunctional with great spaces including state of the art auditorium, breakout rooms and socialising areas. All set on a hill overlooking picturesque Grahamstown.