Category Archives: Potter’s Lunch & Open Studio

Potter’s Lunch and Summer Open Studio

Please join us during our Summer Open Studio and Potter’s Lunch at Bukkenburg in Swellendam

Gosh, that was quick..!
The year has almost come to an end…

A slightly different program for this year – some dates to note if you’re gong to be in our part of the world during the coming summer months and over the holiday season, and are keen to stop in:

13 to 16 December – Swellendam Art Meander.
Open studios in and around Swellendam for three days.

Our studio will be open and working as part of the Swellendam Art Meander.

16 December – Potter’s Lunch
Our annual Buffet Lunch at Bukkenburg.
Lunch bookings are essential.
Tel: 082 342 5453


New work from several recent firings on show in the gallery and the garden is looking delightful this early summer.

Pin-tailed whydah in the pepper tree outside the studio.

Accommodation at the studio

With the holiday season fast approaching there is limited accommodation in our guest cottage.
Please call for availability and rates.
For further information and details about the cottage, including some pictures, please click – HERE

The studio and gallery will be open and working throughout the coming holiday season and beyond.

Visitors welcome…

Season’s Greetings and all the best for the new year..!


With best wishes
David and Felicity
December 2019

Bukkenburg Pottery Studio, Gallery & Guest Cottage
Swellendam
Tel: 082 342 5453
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Potter’s Lunch and Spring Open Studio – 28 September

Garden view at Bukkenburg in spring, looking north towards the Langeberg Mountains.

A warm invitation to our coming Potter’s Lunch and Spring Open Studio in Swellendam

Wheel thrown stoneware vase – 31 cm tall

Our spring open studio begins as usual with a buffet ‘Potter’s Lunch’.
This year it’s on 28th September, just a week after the spring equinox.

Lunch will be served on the veranda and will include fresh local meats and fish from the braai, and a variety of vegetarian dishes including salads and vegetables from the garden.
This will be followed by a selection of delicious desserts -served on our own porcelain and stoneware tableware.

Lunch bookings for the 28th are essential
Please call: 082 342 5453 or e-mail: bukkenburg@sdm.dorea.co.za

Menu and cost will be available soon.
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The gallery has been tidied up and dusted after the extreme winds recently, and is now looking good for the coming spring and summer season with a selection of recently fired work on show and for sale.

The gallery at Bukkenburg
Stoneware lidded casserole

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Accommodation at the studio

Our recently renovated and refurbished guest cottage is available on a self-catering basis for those wanting to stay over in Swellendam on their travels.

The cottage offers luxury accommodation comprising two en-suite, air-conditioned bedrooms, kitchen, lounge with wood burning fire, full DSTV package and outdoor veranda.

Please contact us for further details, availability and rates.
For pictures of the cottage please click HERE
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Brown hooded Kingfisher – eating his own lunch in the garden

We hope that some of you will be able to visit the studio and we look forward to welcoming you here.
The studio and gallery are open and working daily and visitors are welcome to browse and enjoy our environment.
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With our best wishes
David and Felicity
Spring – 2019

Bukkenburg Pottery Studio, Gallery & Guest Cottage
8 Hermanus Steyn Street
Swellendam
Tel: 082 342 5453

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