Culture@Kearsney is an exciting annual programme designed to celebrate the arts and promote cultural appreciation among the youth in KwaZulu-Natal.

Please flip through our online brochure.


Andrea Fripp, Director of Clubs and Culture at Kearsney College. Call 031 765 9600 or email

Kearsney College will host all of the events and sponsorship to assist us in making this initiative a success would be greatly appreciated.

Please contact our Foundation Director to explore sponsorship opportunities. Call 031 765 9600 or email.

Our 2020 Photo Competition exhibition will take place from 02 to 07 June.

The competition is open to any high school pupil and entries close on 12 May 2020. See further details.

See winners in various categories in 2019 below.

The next Words@Kearsney event will take place on 03 and 04 June 2020.

For enquiries please email

The event will take place on 09 and 10 June 2020.

For enquiries please contact

The 2020 Dance@Kearsney event will take place from 03 to 05 August.

For enquiries please email

Culture@Kearsney Photographic Competition category winners

Category 1:
South African Culture

1st: Phillip van der Hoven (Michaelhouse)
Beating Drum

2nd: Thomas C van der Hoven (Michaelhouse)
Khan on His Guitar

3rd: Luc Nazar (Kearsney College)

Category 2:
Environmental portrait

1st: Thomas C van der Hoven (Michaelhouse)
Chop Chop

2nd: Jayde Gray (St Mary’s DSG)
A Passion for Dance

3rd: Christopher Deufel (Westville Boys High)
The Middle of Nowhere

Category 3:
Photo Journalism
3 images per entry

1st: Kayla Horne (St John’s DSG)
Late Night Out City Lights

2nd: Jayde Gray (St Mary’s DSG)
Struggle for Survival

3rd: Thomas C van der Hoven (Michaelhouse)

Category 4:

1st: Clara Esterhuizen (Hillcrest High)
1920s Pizzazz

2nd: Thomas C van der Hoven (Michaelhouse)
Girl in the Autumn Leaves

3rd: Sekwanele Gcaba (St Mary’s DSG)
Colour Concept

Category 5:

1st: Skye Meaker (Clifton College)

2nd: De Wet du Rand
Westville Boys High

3rd: Skye Meaker (Clifton College)