Win tickets to music festival

Tom James

The River Republic music festival takes place at the Round the Bend Camp on the Breede River in Swellendam from Friday to Sunday December 2 to 4.

The line-up includes Adrian Gemini, Crimson House, DJ Dirtroad, Forefront, Hans Zen, Hugo.Hugh, Jackal and the Wind, Manouche, McCree, Nate Maingard, RobFather, Sir Sean Young, Slow Jack, Southern Wild, The Jackie Oh’s, The Liminals, Tom James (UK), Veranda Panda and Tuin.

Adult festival tickets cost R770 each (excluding booking fees), tickets for children over 12 years old are R350 each and under-12s enter free.

Camping (with toilets and hot showers) included in ticket price, but if you prefer a little more luxury there are other options. You can book a two-sleeper A-frame chalet for R2 900, a four-sleeper A-frame chalet for R5 200 or the Aloe Ridge self-catering house — which can accommodate four people — for R6 800.

These chalet and house accommodation options do not include festival tickets which must be booked separately. To book, go to

Northern News is giving away a pair of tickets to the festival. To enter, SMS NBRiver, along with your full name, surname, phone number and email address to 34445 before 10pm on Sunday November 20.

SMSes cost R1.50 each and winners will be notified telephonically.