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EVENTS HAPPENING IN THE CITY…

2 Dec – 7 Jan | EVITA

With more than 20 major awards to its credit, and an Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber`s musical EVITA is iconic and know the world over.
Featuring some of the best loved songs in musical theatre, including Don`t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall EVITA charts the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, from her humble beginnings through to the extraordinary wealth, power and status which ultimately led her to be heralded as the spiritual leader of the nation.

21 Jan | Free Concerts in the Park – The Rudimentals

Bring the family (including your furry friends on a Lead), pack a picnic and come and enjoy some great music in the park! #CITP2018
25 Feb – Mi Casa, 4 March – Fokokpolisiekar, 18 March – Freshly Ground, 8 April –
Prime Circle

23, 24 & 25 Jan | S/Zout Waterless Dinner

The Studio H food design team will be hosting a series of three pop-up waterless dinners. The dinners will be cooked using salt tolerant crops, inspired by the studio’s speculative water project S/Zout that explores the use of sea water in agriculture. Agriculture uses 69% of the world’s fresh water resources. There will only 87 tickets available in total, which is the amount of water (in litres) one person is allowed to use per day.
All profits will be donated to Veld and Sea.

25 Jan | Up the Creek Festival

Join in for the 28th annual Jägermeister presents Up The Creek festival happening alongside the Breede River just outside of Swellendam from 25-28 January 2018.
Over 40 artists/bands across three stages and two pop-ups, camping, floating on lilos listening to music, a full food court and 2,500 people having the best time.

Gin & Tonic Festival

25 Feb | Gin & Tonic Festival

The pioneering Gin & Tonic Festival returns to Cape Town on the 25th February 2018 at the celebrated Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock
Taste, swirl and revel in the most exciting, fastest growing spirit category in the world! The Gin & Tonic Festival returns to Cape Town showcasing over 30 local and international gin distilleries at a venue born to be the spiritual home of the G&T in the Mother City; The Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock.

Tuning The Vine

11 April, 9 May & 13 June | Tuning the vine


Tuning the Vine is a midweek wine adventure not to be missed. The route includes the hippest venues and showcases a wide variety of delicious South African wines and talented winemakers. The #InnerCityWineRoute starts at 5.30pm and tastings end at 8.30pm. Venues are open till late so you can stay wherever you are and continue to have fun. So take to the streets and join the hundreds of happy wine tuners and be part of the wine loving fun!

EVENTS HAPPENING IN SURROUNDING AREAS…

2018 | BABYLONSTOREN WORKSHOPS

Babylonstoren hosts a wide range of gardening related workshops. Listings for 2018 are now up, sign up before it’s too late!

3 Feb | Rosé & MCC Festival

Signal Gun Wines will be filled to the brim with the best Rosé and MCC from wine farms across the Western Cape. This one day festival will have incredible food trucks to provide you with a variety of scrumptious treats. Signal Gun also has an on site brewery that will be selling their home brewed craft beer from the bar as well as thier brand new wine cooler, Climax.

4 Feb | Convivium 2018

Convivium is based on the idea of paying it forward, using knowledge, inspiration and collaboration as a way of doing so. It is strictly non-profit and all the money generated through ticket sales will be used either for charitable donations or for meaningful contributions to the improvement of the local industry. Expect a day filled with talks, workshops, forage walks and interactive tastings showcasing producers and food by some of the country’s top chefs. Participating chefs include Luke Dale-Roberts and Ryan Cole (The Test Kitchen), Ivor Jones (Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia), Michelle Theron (Pierneef à La Motte), Jess Shepherd (The Table at De Meye), Jason Lilley (Jason bakery), Chris Erasmus (Foliage), Michael Cooke (Camphors at Vergelegen) and many more.

UPCOMING FUN RUNS & RACES

19 Jan – Spier Twilight Trail Run (5 & 10 km)

20 Jan – Simonsig Trail Fun (5 & 10km)

20 Jan – Run The Vines #12 at Spice Route (5, 10 & 17km)

26 Jan – Rally Run #4 at The Range (6 – 8km)

28 Jan – Run 4 a Cause at Middlevlei Wine Estate (5 & 10km)

31 Jan – Neethlingshof Full Moon Run (5 & 10km)

21 & 30 Jan, 7 & 25 Feb –  Cape Summer Trail Series 

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