Blue Heritage Plaque Award
The unveiling of the Blue Heritage Plaque awarded to Beau Soleil Music Centre by the Simon van der Stel Foundation for the architectural significance of the building, took place at the end-of-term ensembles concert on Sat 24 Nov. Present at the unveiling were Sigi Howes from the Centre for Conservation Education and co-ordinator for the Blue Plaque Schools Project, Ian Pretorius (Chairperson Simon van der Stel Heritage Foundation), Keith Martin (Adjudicating committee member) and Redewan Larney (Chief Education Specialist of the WCED). The wording on the Plaque is: “Awarded to Beau Soleil Music Centre for this architecturally significant neo-Gothic mansion, built in 1877 as a private residence”. More information on the history of the Beau Soleil House can be found on our website using this link.