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Booktown Richmond Headquarters - (Updated 20th May 2014)

Welcome to the Booktown Richmond Web-site. JM Coetzee & Athol Fugard Festival is being held:
May 22, 23, 24 2014. Download the May 2014 Newsletter
The Programme for May 2014 can also be downloaded HERE

3rd Annual Anglo-Boer War Conference and Commemorative Weekend - 29, 30 & 31 May, 2014.
Download the programme in PDF format.

Please do visit the Skilpad Ateljee page, A brand new working art gallery which has opened on Loop street, right next door to info.

The Richmond Map Has Just been Up-dated, do take a look at it on this page.
The all new 2013 Richmond Directory is now also available.

BookTown Richmond would like to warn all visitors to Richmond, to please drive carefully and safely. Please do be aware that as the N1 Highway passes Richmond, the speed is restricted to 80km's per hour, there is a permanent camera situated between both entrances to Richmond on the N1. See Traffic Report on Wikipedia.

Richmond might be a tiny village in the heart of the Karoo, but that doesn't mean that nothing is going on, and we sure do attract a lot of attention for such a small village (We've had over 90,000 visitors to our village in cyberspace), thank you for visiting our web-site and our village, The only Booktown in Africa and South Africa's first mural village.

Just in case anyone is mistaken, Richmond isn't just about books, we're a farming community, right in the heart of lamb country, with the village's main industries being wool and naturally those delicious Karoo lamb chops that the world is raving about.

Karoo Lamb The Genuine product from the heart of the Karoo.

This is one of the best products in the world and can be
ordered in advance, pre-packed per your instruction and deep frozen.
Bring a cooler box and pack it up before your return home.

Call Johan Bezuidenhoudt at: 082-557-0227 to place your order.

But please do come back and visit often, will keep you informed on what's been updated right here.

The Booktown Richmond team