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Proudly Macassar Pottery

Ring Ave | Macassar, Macassar 7130, South Africa
+27 82 747 7104
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Life -altering

My experience at Macassar Pottery was like no other. The conversation that was fostered there... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
olivialg2010
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Simply Amazing

10/10 I enjoyed every minute of my time there and all of the workers made me feel as if i was... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
twhite25
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College Park, Maryland
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A township tour in Cape Town should be great for everybody - the visitor should experience connectedness and a contribution to the lives and hearts of real people, and the hosts should feel that they have blessed their visitors with something of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ring Ave | Macassar, Macassar 7130, South Africa
+27 82 747 7104
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

My experience at Macassar Pottery was like no other. The conversation that was fostered there genuinely and truly changed many of my perspectives on how i approach and communicate with others in this life. Hitting me completely by surprise ,It delved significantly in such depth...More

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Johan d, General Manager at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

And we will never forget you! Thanks for stopping by

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

10/10 I enjoyed every minute of my time there and all of the workers made me feel as if i was family.

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Johan d, General Manager at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Because you ARE family! thanks for visiting ;-)

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting this pottery studio was an eye-opening experience. Its location in a township allows you to see how others in different communities are living. Making the pottery was so much fun, and we were able to hear stories from people of the area along the...More

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Johan d, General Manager at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

And you will always be welcome back! Thanks for your support!

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I didn't know what to expect when I visited Macassar Pottery but in the end I walked away with a greater understanding of South Africa's history and culture and learned more about myself through the clay modeling activities. If you want to understand the dynamic...More

1  Thank Julian C
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Johan d, General Manager at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

This is the magic of the #soundoftheground at work. Thanks for your kind support!

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great small business that also promotes the wellbeing of the community and the people who live in it. All the pottery is beautiful and completely worth what you pay for, if not more! Make this place a top priority on the places...More

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Johan d, General Manager at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks so much for visiting - itwas an absolute pleasure hosting you!

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been visiting Macassar Pottery with groups for some years now and it just keeps getting better!

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JohandeMeyer, Manager at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thanks Melanie - you truly champion our work, having built a platform that has connected us with so many great people. Big ups!

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent time together learning and making. Helps educate on some of the issues the community faces while giving a great experience. We loved the drumming at the end!

Thank Liz M
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JohandeMeyer, Owner at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Thanks for joining in LIz! We hope that you discover lots of beauty as you discover unexpected places. It was lovely receiving you.

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Talk about "finding beauty in unlikely places!" If you're traveling near Cape Town, this place is a must. Beautiful pottery and wonderful people!

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

I went on a tour to this location with Uthando and it was definitely one that matched no other. We met JR and the passion that he put behind his work with really remarkable. Me and my group had the opportunity to learn how to...More

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JohandeMeyer, Owner at Proudly Macassar Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Thankyou for visiting the community behind the bomb factory! Keep finding beauty in unexpected places, no matter where you go!

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

A wonderful outing - so worthwhile! I took a family of mixed-ability children and a spread of ages and they were all catered for appropriately by JohnRoss, who proved sensitive and insightful with the children, as well as an articulate and passionate guide for the...More

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