News and events


posted 30 Oct 2019, 00:04 by Callies web

Copies of our cookbook produced a few years ago in celebration of our 130th Anniversary are unfortunately all sold out.


In our cookbook, aspiring chefs and amateur cooks alike will discover more than 130 simple and delicious recipes submitted by Cape Town Callies members and friends.

Callies Cookbook cover

You can help the societies’ fund-raising efforts by purchasing our cookbooks for yourself and/or gifts for your friends and family.

Only R60 plus post

Order your recipe book today and you’ll know what’s for dinner or for tea!

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Burns Nicht - Saturday 27 January 2018

posted 5 Jan 2018, 00:08 by Callies web


Saturday 27 January 2018


Pipes, Music, Song, Poetry, Haggis and Friendship

(Seating is limited so book early to avoid disappointment)

Full details in the flyer for downloading

St Andrew's Nicht Ceilidh

posted 12 Nov 2017, 05:26 by Callies web   [ updated 12 Nov 2017, 05:28 ]

Bookings are open for our St Andrew's Nicht Ceilidh on Saturday 2 December 2017 at Clovelly Country Club.

Come along and share a delicious meal and fun Scottish Country dancing led by Heather Hodgson, hear the skirl of the pipes and join in toasting our patron saint -St Andrew.

For further information download the flyer.

St Andrews Nicht and 135th Anniversary Ceilidh - 26 November

posted 3 Oct 2016, 03:44 by Callies web

Save the date for our Cape Town Caledonian Society, 135th St Andrews Nicht Ceilidh

Date:    26th November 2016

Time     18:00 for 18:30

Venue:  Clovelly Country Club


Menu (Two Course meal plus birthday cake)

Cash Bar facility and Corkage is R35.00 per bottle.

Cost: R200 for Members and R250 for non-members.


RSVP: Stuart or Jacinta  by the 18th November 2016

Email: or

Chief’s at Home – 15 October 2016

posted 7 Sept 2016, 03:52 by Callies web   [ updated 7 Sept 2016, 03:55 ]

An invitation from the Chief and Lady President and members of Council to join them at the annual Chief’s at home on Saturday 15 October .

This year’s event will be a supper at Pastis Brasserie in Constantia. There will be live music at the function click below for the menu and booking details.

Flyer for Chiefs at home

Battle of Britain Memorial Service - 11 September 2016

posted 7 Sept 2016, 03:26 by Callies web

The annual Battle of Britain Memorial service will take place this Sunday 11 September 2016 in the Church in the Simon's Town Naval Dockyard at 10h30 but get there much earlier to ensure parking.

The Cape Welsh Choir will be there and Rev Ralph Thornley will be officiating.

All the usual ceremonies will be observed. Download the flyer below for more details.

Tartan Day Celebrations 2016

posted 29 Mar 2016, 01:23 by Callies web   [ updated 30 Mar 2016, 04:48 ]

Come and celebrate Tartan Day with the Cape Town Caledonian Society.

Join us to remember the Declaration of Arbroath and celebrate the heritage of Scotland on Wednesday 6 April or Saturday 9 April.

Full details are in the below flyer which is available to view or download.

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Remembrance Day Ceremony - 11 November 2015

posted 6 Nov 2015, 04:39 by Callies web

Our Chief and Lady President will be attending this ceremony and laying a wreath on behalf of the Society and Scots in South Africa,

Full details in the below flyer for viewing / downloading.

Let's Dance 2015 - 24 October 2015

posted 16 Oct 2015, 22:57 by Callies web

The Western Province Celtic Associations annual Let's Dance Concert will be held on Saturday 24 October in the Auditorium of the Bergvliet High School at 2:30 pm. This is not a competition of dancing – it is a very well-choreographed and very enjoyable show incorporating the movements of Highland and Irish dancing.

Prices (pay at the door) – Adults R60, Pensioners R40 and Scholars R40.

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