EVENTS HAPPENING IN THE CITY | MAY ONWARDS…
24 – 28 May| SUMMER’S NOT THAT SIMPLE ALBUM LAUNCH
Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys will be performing songs from their brand new album, “Summer’s Not That Simple”.
The show will take place at the beautiful Roodebloem Studios in Woodstock and will feature mood/magic/visuals by Inka Kendzia (The Grrrl) and Simone Rademeyer.
24 – 28 May| KAMERS/MAKERS
KAMERS/Makers is returning to Cape Town’s historic Castle of Good Hope with a pop-up treasure trove of handcrafted creativity. Not only can visitors expect a showcase of the best South African design, gifts, fashion, jewellery, decor and body products, but of course food, wine, music and a whole lot more.
RECURRING EVENTS IN THE CITY…
PechaKucha Night is always an inspiring evening, consisting of 8 – 9 passionate speakers who each speak for 6 minutes and 40 seconds (20 slides displayed for 20 seconds each on a timer). This keeps things concise, to the point and fun!
Cape Town’s central city comes alive on the first Thursday of every month, as dozens of art galleries stay open and cultural events go on until late.
On Sundays from the end of November until the beginning of April, musical concerts are held on the lawns at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
Bring the whole family, a picnic and a bottle of wine and enjoy some of South Africa’s best live music while the sun slips behind the mountain.
Tuning the Vine #InnerCityWineRoute is an epic midweek wine tasting adventure including some of the hippest inner city venues and showcasing delicious South African wines and talented winemakers! Every Wednesday following First Thursdays, Tuning the Vine fills the City streets with hundreds of happy wine tuners, helpful wine fairies and loads of wine loving fun!
The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalising treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars.
The Vineyard Oval Market is a Weekly Wednesday Night Market in the heartbeat of the Southern Suburbs.
Weekly market held on Saturday mornings in the beautiful gardens at The Company’s Garden. Fresh farm produce and a variety of tasty food and drinks. Child and Dog friendly. Picnic lawns available.
CreativeMornings started out of a desire for an ongoing, accessible event for New York’s creative community. The concept was simple: breakfast and a short talk one Friday morning a month. Today, attendees gather in cities around the world to enjoy fresh coffee, friendly people, and an international array of breakfast foods.
Vergenoegd and Cape Talk will be hosting live summer concerts, every 1st Sunday of the month during the 2016/17 summer season, featuring some of South Africa’s best musicians.
EVENTS HAPPENING IN SURROUNDING AREAS…
2017| BABYLONSTOREN WORKSHOPS
Babylonstoren hosts a wide range of gardening related workshops. Listings for 2017 are now up, sign up before it’s too late!
3 & 17 June | CERES STEAM TRAIN
An old world experience on board an authentic vintage steam train to Ceres, run by volunteers and enthusiasts. Ceres railway track was originally built in 1910 and is one of two steam train operators in the Western Cape. It steams past vineyards, orchards, olive groves, mountains, wheat fields and streams with a bit of game viewing whilst on board. It runs every second weekend. Snacks and drinks are available on the train. Booking essential.
11 June | NOOITGEDACHT FUN RUN
Bring your friends & family along to the first ever trail run at the stunning Nooitgedacht Wine Estate. Enjoy an easy 5 km run or the longer 10 km route. Don’t miss out on a fantastic atmosphere, top notch giveaways and immaculate Nooitgedacht wine on hand.