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Old Townhouse by Joshua Oates
Arts & Culture

Photographs Showing 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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Melissa's The Food Shop
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Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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Shimansky Tanzanite 7
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Tanzanite: Africa’s Rarest Gem

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

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Cafe du Cap
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Café du Cap on Loop Street

Café du Cap brings a taste of France to Loop Street

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In The Zone
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In The Zone creative space in Plumstead

Get your creative juices flowing at this fun, family-friendly art studio!

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Art Lessons
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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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Shimansky's History of Diamonds
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Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in South Africa

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

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Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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parkhouse
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Contemporary comfort at The Parkhouse Hotel

Experience serenity and tranquility within the hustle and bustle of Cape Town’s CBD at this intimate boutique hotel.

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Iziko Planetarium
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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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Krotoa read more
kiff kombi tours
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Urban Safari Tour with Kiff Kombi Tours

Your one way ticket to good vibes!

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Akademie Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse
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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

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

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Mojo Market
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Mojo Market in Sea Point

Mojo Market, the trendy new addition to Regent Street in Sea Point

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18 Gangster Museum
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18 Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha

Discover the first of its kind in Cape Town

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Observatory
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Wave your freak flag in Observatory

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

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
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Art Galleries in Cape Town

A look at the Mother City’s top contemporary and classic exhibition spaces

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Michael Stevenson Gallery
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Cape Town a Global Art Capital?

In light of a blossoming creative scene, tongues are wagging about whether the Mother City has what it takes to carve itself a place on the international art map. Dayle Kavonic investigates.

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Bright Day Art Classes in Woodstock
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Bright Day Art Classes in Cape Town

Learn to draw and paint (almost) like a pro

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Worldart Gallery
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Worldart Gallery in Cape Town Proves That Size Doesn’t Matter

The small creative space that’s a big platform for urban contemporary artists

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Space Between Art Gallery Woodstock Nardstar
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Space Between Art Gallery in Cape Town

Woodstock welcomes a rebellious new exhibition venue dedicated to promoting the underground street art scene 

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Maboneng Township Arts Experience Cape Town
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Township Tour with a Twist – the Maboneng Township Arts Experience

Experience township life and local art with the Langa Township Arts Gallery Tour

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Alexander Bar Cafe
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Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre

An intimate and eclectic performance space in the heart of Cape Town

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Street Art Cape Town: Jaco Slabbert
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Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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Best Theatres in and around Cape Town

A round-up of the top playhouses, performance spaces and stages in the Mother City

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A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Terminology

We enlist the help of some of Cape Town’s ‘sickening’ drag queens to school you on the drag dictionary 

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Unsung Art Online Shop Robert Greeff Paintings
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Unsung Art Online Shop in Cape Town

The virtual marketplace making once-off contemporary artworks affordable and accessible

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Creative Arts drawing
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Children’s Art Lessons at Creative Arts

Fun classes for kids keen to explore and expand their creative side

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Michael Elion Art Street Concept Drawing
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Michael Elion: Creating Moments of Magic in Cape Town

A look inside the mind of the artist-architect who’s injecting the urban landscape with colour and whimsy

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Luvey n Rose Art Gallery Logo
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Luvey ‘n Rose Art Gallery and Coffee Shop in Cape Town

The Bo-Kaap’s eclectic resident art salon and café ups and moves to Loop Street

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The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa at the V&A Waterfront

Leading British architect appointed to craft Africa’s largest contemporary art gallery 

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Erdmann Contemporary Gallery Painting
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Erdmann Contemporary Gallery and The Blah Blah Bar in Cape Town

Renowned city centre gallery relocates and launches the Mother City’s first art bar

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Haas
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Haas: coffee and art

The place for coffee, art and collectibles has moved from Bo Kaap to Buitenkant Street. 

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Creative coffee morning
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Creative Coffee Mornings

Celebrating Cape Town’s creatives with short lecture sessions and a cup of coffee

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Cape Town’s Very Own Home Brewing Scene

Jump into the world of DIY brew and experience a whole new side of the Mother City’s craft beer movement

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I Love My Laundry Sign
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I Love My Laundry

The dirt on Cape Town’s first and only destination laundromat

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Rock Girl Benches1
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On the bench

Rock Girl benches are taking our spaces back

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TED x Cape Town
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TEDxCapeTown - A powerful event

Ideas worth spreading, proudly South African

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Missibaba – bag lady

Thanks to a new shop on Bree Street, it's easier than ever before to bag this creative's luxury handcrafted leather accessories 

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Nomfusi
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An interview with South African superstar Nomfusi

Connecting two worlds through stories and sound

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Fringe Art
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The Fringe Arts finds a permanent home

Once an art and design pop-up-store is now permanently on Kloof Street

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Cape Town Science Center
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Cape Town Science Centre

“Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon"

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The President 2
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What The President thinks about African design and Cape Town

An interview with Peet Pienaar and Hannerie Visser

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Timmy Henry
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Timmy Henny captures Cape Town as legoland

Capetonian filmmaker shows what Cape Town looks like from above in 'Mini Cape'

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Top beer

Richard Hammond of Napier Brewery shows Malu Lambert the tricks of his trade.

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Marius Koen – a real artisan

A Capetonian goldsmith and designer talks about his craftsmanship

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The Citizens will want to pull out all the stops to secure the three points

Kahve RoadGet Your Coffee on at Kahvé Road

Embark on a caffeine journey that began 500 years ago in ancient Turkey

Sottish Braai - 2Scotland Meets South Africa at This ...

Scottish people sure can drink, but can they braai?

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Plus where to watch it in Cape Town!

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Escape to this picturesque boutique bed and breakfast for some well deserved ...

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Our guide to the best creators of gin in Cape Town, and where to find ...

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Matthew Wild’s new production, Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, is all set to ...

Winter Life - 3Winter Life Group Exhibition

Head out to Kommetjie for a touch of local artistry!

King Kong - 4The Legendary SA Musical, King Kong, is Back!

Celebrate the comeback of this historic musical! Watch VIDEO footage of the original King Kong Musical

Most Meaningful Tea - 2Things to Do on Women's Day in Cape Town

Celebrate and commemorate all the fearless women in your life with our pick of fabulous things to do in the Mother City!

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.

Open Design Festival 2017 3Open Design Festival Cape Town

Discover how design can transform lives at this creative fiesta’s line-up of parties, talks, exhibitions, pop-up shops and more

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

The Long Shots Improv Comedy Troupe Improv Mondays: The Long Shots Improvised Comedy Troupe

The Long Shots create unique scenes on the spot. Everything is improvised – no script, no planning – just pure comedy in the moment.

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Postcard view of Cape Town South AfricaHelicopter Tour Special with NAC Cape Town

Save 15% on breathtaking private helicopter flights around the Mother City until 31 August 2017

HQ Restaurant steakhouse in Cape TownSteak Dinner Special at HQ Restaurant

#2For1 Mondays: get twice the sirloin, salad and chips at Headquarters for once the price

The Charles Café Malay MondaysMalay Mondays at The Charles Café

Tuck into the Cape Malay culture at these weekly themed dinners, every Monday

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

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

RicksHappy Hour Special at Rick’s Café Américain

With over 600 beverage options, you'll certainly be spoilt for choice

Tin Noakes Diet Salad from Rcaffe menuRcaffe's Tim Noakes Diet Menu Specials

This lovable Long Street restaurant’s new offering is perfect for those on the high-fat, low-carb Banting eating plan

Rush X FIT 2RUSH X FIT Trampoline Fitness Training

Jump, leap and fly your body into better shape at this fun and exhilarating weekly indoor workout in Claremont

Into The Blue Seal 2Seal Snorkeling Special with Into The Blue Scuba Dive Centre

Snorkel with seals and receive a 10% discount when mentioning CapeTownMagazine.com

Vista Parties World of Birds Bird 2Vista Parties' World of Birds Birthday Party Package

Road-trip to this fun Hout Bay park and spend your child’s special day amongst feathered friends

Avontuur Wine Estate horsesGuided Farm Walks on Avontuur Wine Estate in Stellenbosch

Take a stroll through this destination winery and learn more about its award-winning vino, champion race horses and rich family history

Winter Life - 3Winter Life Group Exhibition

Head out to Kommetjie for a touch of local artistry!

King Kong - 4The Legendary SA Musical, King Kong, is Back!

Celebrate the comeback of this historic musical! Watch VIDEO footage of the original King Kong Musical

Most Meaningful Tea - 2Things to Do on Women's Day in Cape Town

Celebrate and commemorate all the fearless women in your life with our pick of fabulous things to do in the Mother City!

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.

Open Design Festival 2017 3Open Design Festival Cape Town

Discover how design can transform lives at this creative fiesta’s line-up of parties, talks, exhibitions, pop-up shops and more

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

The Long Shots Improv Comedy Troupe Improv Mondays: The Long Shots Improvised Comedy Troupe

The Long Shots create unique scenes on the spot. Everything is improvised – no script, no planning – just pure comedy in the moment.

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Postcard view of Cape Town South AfricaHelicopter Tour Special with NAC Cape Town

Save 15% on breathtaking private helicopter flights around the Mother City until 31 August 2017

HQ Restaurant steakhouse in Cape TownSteak Dinner Special at HQ Restaurant

#2For1 Mondays: get twice the sirloin, salad and chips at Headquarters for once the price

The Charles Café Malay MondaysMalay Mondays at The Charles Café

Tuck into the Cape Malay culture at these weekly themed dinners, every Monday

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

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

RicksHappy Hour Special at Rick’s Café Américain

With over 600 beverage options, you'll certainly be spoilt for choice

Tin Noakes Diet Salad from Rcaffe menuRcaffe's Tim Noakes Diet Menu Specials

This lovable Long Street restaurant’s new offering is perfect for those on the high-fat, low-carb Banting eating plan

Rush X FIT 2RUSH X FIT Trampoline Fitness Training

Jump, leap and fly your body into better shape at this fun and exhilarating weekly indoor workout in Claremont

Into The Blue Seal 2Seal Snorkeling Special with Into The Blue Scuba Dive Centre

Snorkel with seals and receive a 10% discount when mentioning CapeTownMagazine.com

Vista Parties World of Birds Bird 2Vista Parties' World of Birds Birthday Party Package

Road-trip to this fun Hout Bay park and spend your child’s special day amongst feathered friends

Avontuur Wine Estate horsesGuided Farm Walks on Avontuur Wine Estate in Stellenbosch

Take a stroll through this destination winery and learn more about its award-winning vino, champion race horses and rich family history

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Photographs Showing the Evolution of the Mother City

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