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Easter Monday
Annual Events

Egg-ceptional Things to Do over the Easter Weekend in Cape Town

Your guide to all the biggest and most delicious Easter holiday events in the Mother City

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18 Gangster Museum
Music

An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Sport

Top Gyms in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to keep fit in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
Arts & Culture

Inside Zeitz MOCAA : The View From Our Private Tour (video)

Everything you need to know about the newly opened Zeitz MOCAA museum.

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Librisa Spa | Mount Nelson Hotel
Weddings

Top Beauty Salons and Day Spas in Cape Town

Our pick of top health spas and houses of beauty in the Mother City

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Lifestyle

Fancy Dress Costume Hire in Cape Town

Making your way to a dress-up party, Halloween hoedown or masquerade ball? Browse our list of costume hire companies to find the perfect party look!

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Wine on the River Robertson
Annual Events

October Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Check out our cracking collection of this month’s Mother City to-dos!

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Bay Harbour Market
Arts & Culture

All Roads Lead to The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay

The crossroads: where South African creativity, culture and kos meet

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Arts & Culture

Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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First Thursdays - 3
Galleries

This is what's happening this First Thursdays

Take to the streets and discover the Mother City’s art spaces by night. Plus get a sneak peek of the new Roast & Co.

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ElectroFitness
Sport

ElectroFitness in the City

Get four hours’ worth of training in just 20 minutes

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Annual Events

September Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Spring has sprung and with it a plethora of fantastic outdoor festivals, celebrations and annual fairs

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Music

Villains Bar and Nightclub in Cape Town

From live music and DJs to beer pong and battle shots... It all kicks off at the Villains house of burger, beer and nightlife rockstars!

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Sport

10 top hiking routes in Cape Town

A selection of the best hiking routes in Cape Town and surrounds

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Wedding Day
Weddings

Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

Because there’s a lot more to it than saying ‘I do’

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Shimansky Millennium Diamond
Fashion

Shimansky's Patented Cuts & Designer Wedding and Engagement Rings

Signature designs from the South African jeweller that’s a diamond cut above the rest

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Fashion

Celebrities and South African Jewels

Even the rich and famous are draped in Shimansky diamonds

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Shimansky's History of Diamonds
Arts & Culture

Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in South Africa

A look at the background of Mzansi’s most sought-after stone 

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Weddings

Shimansky patent the Brilliant 10 diamond in South Africa

The exceptional Brilliant 10™ diamond was designedand patented by Yair Shimansky in South Africa

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Weddings

A Guide to Buying Diamonds and Tanzanite

Everything you need to know about buying engagement rings and gemstone jewellery in Cape Town

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Arts & Culture

Tanzanite: Africa’s Rarest Gem

A guide to one of the world’s most coveted and sought after precious stones

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Shimansky Jewellery Store
Shopping

Shimansky’s Flagship Jewellery Store in Cape Town

Enter the shimmering world of diamonds and tanzanite at Shimansky’s V&A Waterfront-based showroom and workshop

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Akademie Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse
Arts & Culture

Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

Enjoy privacy and the fresh Franschhoek air at this boutique hotel on Akademie Street  

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18 Gangster Museum
Arts & Culture

18 Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha

Discover the first of its kind in Cape Town

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Discover Wellington Bainskloof Pass
Lifestyle

Interesting and Unusual Ways to Propose in Cape Town and Surrounds

“If you find yourself tying the ring to a dog’s collar, stop, and look at yourself”

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Clarke's Bookshop
Book Shelf

(re)Discover your favourite South African authors

Expand your reading list with stellar novels, some from Cape Town writers. All from South Africa. 

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Kitesurfen Kaapstad
Sport

15 Awesome Videos of Extreme Sports and Activities in Cape Town

A round-up of some of the most awe-inspiring and insane sporting and outdoor activities captured on film in and around the Mother City

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Shopping

How sweet it is: Table Mountain Chocolate in Cape Town

The melt-in-your-mouth treat that lets you hold the Mother City’s iconic landmark in the palm of your hand

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Iziko Planetarium
Arts & Culture

Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

The all new digital dome at the Iziko Museum boasts edu-tainment for the whole family

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Lindt Chocolate Studio Cape Town
Lifestyle

Top Cooking Classes Cape Town

Cake decorating and cookery short courses to help you become the kitchen maestro you’ve always dreamed of being 

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Freshlyground NYE at Nederburg
Music

Greatest Songs to Come out of Cape Town in the Last Four Decades

Listen to top tunes from the Mother City’s finest musicians from the past 40 years and watch the awesome music videos that go with them

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Recipes

Quick and Easy Broccoli and Peanut Soup Recipe

We teamed up with the folks at OmniBlend blenders HQ to bring you this tasty and simple dish

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Book Shelf

Recommended Reading List

Check out the must-reads of 2017

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Tessa's Bakery
Weddings

A Sweet Escape to Tessa’s Bakery

Treat yourself to some sweet treats at this family-friendly bakery

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2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour
Annual Events

Annual Events in Cape Town

From January through to December the Mother City has a jam-packed social calendar of exciting happenings

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Art Lessons
Arts & Culture

Art classes in Cape Town

Channel your inner creative with our pick of the best art classes and studios in the Mother City

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Malva pudding
Recipes

Sweet, South African Malva Pudding

Traditional South African Malva Pudding, served warm with custard or ice-cream, or both

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Old Townhouse by Joshua Oates
Arts & Culture

The Evolution of the Mother City

Take a look at what our beautiful city used to look like in the 1800s and early 1900s compared to how it looks now

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Observatory
Arts & Culture

Wave your freak flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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Dirtopia Halloween Night Run
Annual Events

Things to Do for Halloween in Cape Town

Your go-to guide of bloody awful things to do and ghoulish goings-on in the Mother City on 31 October!

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Ukuma Active Wear
Sport

Best Yoga Studios in Cape Town

Get your downward dog on with this comprehensive list of Cape Town’s best yoga studios.

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Backyard Grill Braai Area
Recipes

It’s Braai Day!

Celebrate South African culture at a selection of Braai Day events this Heritage Day

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Melissa's The Food Shop
Arts & Culture

Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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Craft Burger Bar
Music

Craft Burger Bar in Heritage Square

Craft beer and craft burgers go hand-in-hand at this new burger joint in Cape Town’s CBD

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MAReSOL
Lifestyle

MAReSOL Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront

A celebration of proudly Portuguese food at the V&A Waterfront

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The Bedroom
Shopping

The Bedroom Sensual Boutique

What happens at The Bedroom stays at The Bedroom

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Forex The Foreign Exchange Cape Town Observatory
Sport

Top Places to watch Soccer in Cape Town

The soccer may be happening all around the country, but there are plenty of places to get in on the action in the Mother City.

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Sport

Top places to watch rugby in Cape Town

Grab your mates and enjoy a few beers while cheering on your favourite team at these top spots to watch the rugby.

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18 Gangster Museum An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Come support the young talent on display at the competition

The PeacockIndian Tapas at The Peacock in ...

Experience the best of Indian food… tapas style!

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Swordfern Exterior by NightSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro ...

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

The AfroFest - 7The AfroFest: An Ode to African Culture

1 continent, 3 days, 18 venues; From Congo to Cape Town

Table Mountain JO 10 Reasons to be Proudly South African

We’re celebrating our heritage, and here are 10 reasons why you should be ...

Big Three Edition at HQ - 3Raise the Steaks at HQ Restaurant

Sink your teeth into the meatiest event in Cape Town

OrphanageBree Street’s Orphanage brings you Encore Wednesdays

Bree Street comes alive with the sounds of old school hip hop and R&B

ElectroFitnessGroup Sessions With ElectroFitness

Drop it like it's squat

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

La MotteHistoric Walk at La Motte in Franschhoek

Discover interesting history and heritage of the Franschhoek area on the La Motte estate in the Cape Winelands

La MotteSip and Swirl the Nectar of Yesteryear at La Motte

You had me at Merlot

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro Hair Special

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Gender-Neutral Cuts

Cutting costs, and saving water, with gender-neutral haircuts at Swordfern

SANParks Tankwa NPFree Week of Entry to SANParks in September

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature for mahala at Mzansi’s breathtaking national parks!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

Painterly Group Exhibition‘Painterly’ Group Exhibition at the Grande Provence Gallery

The beauty of oil paint steals the show at this art showcase

Business of Wine and Tourism Conference - 10The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference at Spier

Learn from the best of the best at this unique tourism conference

Villains Ale2-for-1 Burger Special at Villains

Bring on the meat

We Cannot Be Silent Exhibition launch 2017Exhibition: We Cannot Be Silent at the Castle of Good Hope

A dynamic multimedia exhibition seeks to challenge ideas around gender violence in Cape Town. We Cannot Be Silent – it’s time to take action.

Predator End of Year FunctionHost a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para Taxi

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 off your flying experience

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

thali thaliArchery Lessons at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Practise your bow and arrow skills under the guidance of one of the best archers in the world at this pretty West Coast wildlife reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Fun Car Hire Red and Black BeetleFun Car: Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town

Buzz through the Mother City in a budget Beetle, Citi Golf, Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and more

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar in Cape Town

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ciders and uninterrupted 360-degree views of the Mother City

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this authentic Bree Street osteria

OrphanageBree Street’s Orphanage brings you Encore Wednesdays

Bree Street comes alive with the sounds of old school hip hop and R&B

ElectroFitnessGroup Sessions With ElectroFitness

Drop it like it's squat

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

La MotteHistoric Walk at La Motte in Franschhoek

Discover interesting history and heritage of the Franschhoek area on the La Motte estate in the Cape Winelands

La MotteSip and Swirl the Nectar of Yesteryear at La Motte

You had me at Merlot

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro Hair Special

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Gender-Neutral Cuts

Cutting costs, and saving water, with gender-neutral haircuts at Swordfern

SANParks Tankwa NPFree Week of Entry to SANParks in September

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature for mahala at Mzansi’s breathtaking national parks!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

Painterly Group Exhibition‘Painterly’ Group Exhibition at the Grande Provence Gallery

The beauty of oil paint steals the show at this art showcase

Business of Wine and Tourism Conference - 10The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference at Spier

Learn from the best of the best at this unique tourism conference

Villains Ale2-for-1 Burger Special at Villains

Bring on the meat

We Cannot Be Silent Exhibition launch 2017Exhibition: We Cannot Be Silent at the Castle of Good Hope

A dynamic multimedia exhibition seeks to challenge ideas around gender violence in Cape Town. We Cannot Be Silent – it’s time to take action.

Predator End of Year FunctionHost a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para Taxi

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 off your flying experience

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

thali thaliArchery Lessons at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Practise your bow and arrow skills under the guidance of one of the best archers in the world at this pretty West Coast wildlife reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Fun Car Hire Red and Black BeetleFun Car: Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town

Buzz through the Mother City in a budget Beetle, Citi Golf, Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and more

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar in Cape Town

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ciders and uninterrupted 360-degree views of the Mother City

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this authentic Bree Street osteria

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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

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