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When does The Baardskeerder go out?

During the busy period of our year (January to May) newsletters go out roughly every two weeks, other than during the lead-up period to our main event – for example in April, when they’re weekly.

2022 Event Build-up Publication Dates

January 25th
February 8th & 22nd
March 8th & 22nd
April 5th & 19th


(from June to December, the Baardskeerder is content dependant and thus goes out roughly every 3 weeks)

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*a baardskeerder is a Solifuge: a kind of insect, an arachnoid, that’s found in the Tankwa Karoo. They look fierce (but actually can’t harm humans – their fearsome jaws are only capable of biting insects).



Newsletter Archive


Interested in the history of AfrikaBurn? Check out our newsletter archive for snapshots of news, art, theme camps, fundraisers & loads more from years gone by.

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