WATCH

Profile dean 20allen 202

Dean Allen

in Johannesburg South Africa

Thumb slide15

The Magic of Matjiesfontein

BY DEAN ALLEN
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Dean Allen first fell in love with Matjiesfontein in the late 1990s. Since then he has got to know the special people of this small Karoo town and has written a PhD and a book about its incredible history. His talk will explore this unique place and his relationship with it

Thumb slide1

The Empire, War & Cricket

BY DEAN ALLEN
@ VOL 17 ON AUG 30, 2017

Dr Dean Allen is a recognised Historian and speaks of his love for a small Karoo town in the middle of no-where just outside Cape Town.

How this little town was created over 100 years ago as the Jewel of Africa where the rich and famous went on holiday, the turbulent history of corruption and bribes established the owner of the town in the upper class through cricket and war to his business relationship with Cecil Rhodes

Thumb pknj 20purple 201

PAST VOL 17

Johannesburg @ The Wanderers Club
Aug 30, 2017

Thumb cape 20town 20volume18

PAST VOL 45

Cape Town @ Cape Town City Hall
Aug 15, 2017