Oude Libertas | Amphitheatre
The Oude Libertas offers you a collection of artistic, theatre and lifestyle experiences as well as vital insight into community and environmental developmental initiatives. It houses the Distell Foundation, a Saturday market, an art gallery, conference facilities, Youth Programmes and the oldest and most established and picturesque open-air amphitheatre in Stellenbosch.
The mostly Spanish architecture of the theatre, inspired by the Tarragon Amphitheatre in Spain and the Veakion Amphitheatre in Piraeus, Greece, adds to the splendorous setting. Over the past 32 years the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre has become the home of the stars under the stars, with a wide variety of artists performing annually during the summer season.
The intimacy of the beautifully situated theatre provides a suitable stage for various art forms. The best of South African talent and productions are showcased during the performance season. The magnificent view of the Stellenbosch mountain range and vineyards, the charming old trees and picturesque gardens, form a unique paradise for picnic lovers and visitors and provide a destination for all art and music lovers.