• Kimberley Africana Library

    Kimberley Africana Library

    9 September 2013

    The Kimberley Africana Library has one of the finest collections of Africana in the world, featuring books, photographs and manuscripts dating from 17th century South Africa and further afield.

  • Star of the West

    Star of the West

    21 June 2012

    Sitting across the way from Kimberley's famed Big Hole, the Star of the West is the oldest pub in this diamond-mining city.

  • The Kimberley Club

    The Kimberley Club

    21 June 2012

    Despite being burnt to the ground twice, the Kimberley Club rose from the ashes and became the gathering point for the historical characters of its time.

  • William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

    William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

    29 March 2012

    The William Humphreys Art Gallery in the Northern Cape is home to a significant collection of South African art, including works by Stern, Van Wouws, Pierneef and Boonzaier.

  • The Battle of Magersfontein, Northern Cape

    The Battle of Magersfontein, Northern Cape

    21 July 2011

    Visit the South African War battlefield of Magersfontein near Kimberley on a moonlit night and listen for the mournful sounds of a phantom piper.

  • Barney Barnato

    Barney Barnato

    23 June 2011

    The legends that live on about Barney Barnato tell of a poor little fellow from London who made his fortune in the diamond fields of Kimberley.