Talana Museum South Africa  

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Talana Museum Annual Events 2018


 Free Schools Weeks
6 weeks of free school visits and tours
Free visits for school groups with guided tours, work sheets and cultural activities.

Contact the museum for daes and details.


4 August

Gandhi Walk
A 5km walk that begins and ends in the grounds of the Talana Museum commemorates the involvement of Mahatma Gandhi in our area and in South Africa.




Mine Workers Walk
A 5km walk in memory of the 7000 Zulu mine workers who walked back to Natal at the outbreak of the Anglo Boer war in October 1899.




19-21 October

Talana Live  "Piping Hot"

Talana Battle Re-enactment
Talana Challenge 
Gun Run

"Wheels Thru Time" - veteran, vintage cars and tractors, stationary engines

Lots of activities, craft and food stalls.

Incorporating for the first time 


Massed Pipes and Drums

Highland Games



19 Oct – Talana Ghost Walk
On the anniversary of the battle follow in the footsteps of the British soldiers in a guided walk up Talana hill.
Starts 17:15 in the cemetery at Talana Museum.



18 Oct – 11 Nov


Arts, Crafts and Plant Market

Annual Arts and Crafts show and sale showcasing quality hand made products. Unique handmade items direct from the craftsperson to you.
Ideal place to source Christmas or corporate gifts. Open daily 9am – 4pm



Sunday Remembrance parade at cenotaph.

Centenary of the end of the First World War 1914-1918