ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED
UNTIL END OF LOCKDOWN AND
WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO

We charge for attendance at field and certain other events:

R50 per adult and R10 per child 11 years and under with the option of paying R150 PER FAMILY for annual subscription. 

Some venues will also require an entrance fee which must be paid by each individual. 

For field trips we will supply vials, magnifiers, plastic pill bottles and some other basic collecting equipment but please bring your own if you have as well as any reference books, a picnic lunch, adequate water, a hat and good walking shoes.

Book on info@spiderclub.co.za or
SMS / WhatsApp 073 168-7187 or
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October 2019

Gauteng Outdoor Expo 2019

25 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
St Stithians College, St Stithians College, Peter Place, Lyme Park
Sandton, Gauteng South Africa
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We have a stand at this prestigious event which will give us really good exposure. We educate people, both young and old about the wonderful world of spiders. Educating the young ones is a rewarding experience. It’s an all weekend event and we will need all hands on deck. If you have a few hours to spare that weekend to meet the public and tell them about spiders please contact Astri on cell 073-168-7187 or astri@spiderclub.co.za obviously as helpers you…

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November 2019

Meyersdal Eco Estate Spider Walk

9 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meyersdal Eco Estate, Meyersdal Nature Estate, 307 Hennie Alberts Street
Alberton, Gauteng South Africa
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We will be walking with the residents of Meyersdal Eco Estate to show and educate them on the beautiful spiders that they share the land with. It will be a fun and casual walk that is great for beginners! I will give a very short presentation in the clubhouse before the walk. Spider Club members are welcome, and encouraged, to join.

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Norman Larsen’s Mythological Spider Bite Talk

14 November 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Groote Schuur High School, Groote Schuur High School, Palmyra Road
Cape Town, Gauteng South Africa
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Norman Larsen will talk about the mythological spider bite at the Cape Bird Club venue, Nassau Centre, Groote Schuur High School, Palmyra Road, Cape Town. Book your seat.

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Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve

30 November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve, 138 Holkam Road, Paulshof
Sandton, Gauteng South Africa
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A walk through Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve looking for spiders and other little creatures that will be around this time of year. Bring something to drink and something to snack.

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Volunteer Wildfire Services Open Day

30 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Newlands Forest Fire Base, Newlands Forest Fire Base, Union Ave, Newlands
Cape Town, South Africa
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The event will consist of various activities related to VWS and in general, the conservation of the environment. Spiders, snakes, helicopters, fire fighting etc.

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February 2020

Moreletakloof Nature Reserve

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve, Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve
Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa
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Let's take a stroll through Moreletakloof Nature Reserve and see what interesting spiders we find, along with many other interesting things too!

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March 2020

Revisiting Albert’s Farm

March 1 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Albert’s Farm, 6th Road West
Greymont, Gauteng
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Albert’s Farm again 6th Road West, opposite 8th street, Greymont We will collect for a couple of hours then return to Marianne Forsyth’s home at 8 Obrien avenue, Waterfall Estate to use microscopes and identify what we find. Bring a picnic lunch.

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Night Walk in Meyersdal Eco Estate

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Meyersdal Eco Estate, Meyersdal Nature Estate, 307 Hennie Alberts Street
Alberton, Gauteng South Africa
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Snacks and cool drinks will be available from 6 pm. If you want something stronger, there’s a cash bar. Please bring a torch for each person, headlamp torches work best. If you have a UV torch, bring that as well to search for scorpions.

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April 2020

Identification Workshop

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Astri’s House, 45 Ann Road
Roodepoort, Gauteng South Africa
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Identification workshop at The Leroy Garage, bring and braai at 9:00 a.m. until whenever.

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May 2020

Yebo Gogga 2020

May 6 - May 10
Oppenheimer Life Sciences, Oppenheimer Life Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Yebo Gogga Yebo amaBlomo 2020 the theme this year is “Coming of Age.”

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Keep your eyes on your e-mail and our Facebook page as other events may be organized, sometimes at quite short notice.   We will attempt to give you fair warning.  And remember that Norman Larsen is at the Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal walk in Cape Town every Saturday between 11 a.m. and 12 noon to demonstrate and talk about SPIDERS!