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Tuesday, August 9, 2016


(Jonathan Brauteseth & Barbie Meyer)

Well-known business owner and interior decorator, Ria Hackland, will open up her beautiful Umtwentweni guest house for a night of sparkling entertainment on September 2.

The soiree will include all things fine: piano playing; singing, delicious feast and wine - all delightfully mixed into a delectable and outlandish brew.

The guest entertainers for the evening are actress and singer Barbie Meyer and pianist and singer Jonathan Brauteseth. Together, they form a formidable and fun pair. After a highly successful evening in this same vein in Pretoria, the duo agreed to share this exclusive event on their home turf. They will offer both haunting and playful duets including everything from Evita to Rod Stewart.

Meyer will also include some of Herman Charles Bosman’s beautiful poetry “to balance Jonathan’s insistence at reciting some ridiculous limericks and Gnu outbursts between songs”, she laughs.

Patrons are encouraged to don a pair of glamorous heels, slip on a dinner jacket and don’t miss out on this one-night only evening of sparkling entertainment.

Piano @ Royston Hall takes place on September 2 at 18h00 for 18h30. Tickets R280pp includes soiree, supper and wine. Bookings with Barbie on 082 496 3545 or  (Booking is essential as space is limited.)

Royston Hall is Royston Lane in Umtwentweni on the lower South Coast. For more information visit