Sunday, 29 March will see Capetonians gather in the beautiful gardens of the Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia to enjoy a grand picnic, and all in aid of charity.

The KOVE COLLECTION, a portfolio of restaurants, bars and luxury hotels, of which the Alphen Hotel forms part, is hosting this event – called KOVE LOVE – to benefit the Friends Of the Children’s Hospital Association and the Peninsula School Feeding Association. These Cape-based non-profit organisations are doing phenomenal work in their respective fields, and all proceeds will be shared equally between the two.

The inaugural KOVE LOVE, an initiative by THE KOVE COLLECTION is going large and will see picnicker’s enjoying live entertainment alongside their delectable basket of artisanal fare, as well as various tasting stations – including a premium selection of wines, gin, beer, cocktails and Champagne.

The event is entirely family-friendly with a special children’s menu available, as well as kids’ entertainment that will see the younger guests enjoying face painting, jumping castles and more.

KOVE LOVE is a celebration to eat good, do good and feel good. Join the KOVE family to celebrate full plates and full hearts.

The Alphen Boutique Hotel is a heritage landmark in Cape Town. Built in the 1700s, it has become an icon of contemporary cool and will serve as the perfect setting for KOVE LOVE. Pre-booking is essential as numbers are limited.

Price: R800 for a picnic basket for two adults to share. Special children’s menu available priced at R135 per child (10 years and younger). Add-on items will also be available to further glam up your picnic day. Wine, craft beer, Champagne and spirits tasting vouchers will be available from R150. All proceeds go to the two nominated charities.

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“The Peninsula School Feeding Association (PSFA) is delighted to be selected as one of the charities to benefit from the KOVE LOVE picnic day. Every cent that we will receive from this special event will be used to provide hungry school children with nutritious meals. Thank you KOVE LOVE for your care and support!” says Charles Grey, fundraising manager, of the PSFA.

“Through our inaugural KOVE LOVE event we have chosen to support The Peninsula School Feeding Association and the Friends Of the Children’s Hospital Association as we have a long-standing relationship with these two important Western Cape charities and as a company, we are passionate about the wellbeing of children,” says Michellene Leo, Marketing Manager for THE KOVE COLLECTION.

KOVE LOVE promises to become a signature annual charity event on Cape Town’s calendar and a not-to-be-missed day out for families and friends who are keen to enjoy a wonderful time whilst giving back to their local communities and making a real difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

Details at a glance:

Date: Sunday 29 March 2020
Time: 12h30 -18h00
Venue: The Alphen Boutique Hotel, Constantia
Cost: R800 for a picnic basket for two. Special children’s menu available priced at R135. Tasting vouchers at R150 each. A general access ticket is also available for those that would prefer not to picnic and is priced at R80 per person.

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