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Arts & Culture

Things to do this week(end)

Fokofpolisiekar's super sick birthday bash, a weekly market and daily yoga

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Guide To Tipping In South Africa

Car guards, petrol attendants, safari rangers and trackers, and other service industry workers

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Short courses
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Upskill your life with these short courses

Free courses from Harvard and UCT, wine, fashion, digital skills and more

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NOW OPEN: Enjoy A CBD Infusion Experience On Long (CBD Optional)

Or take it up a notch with CBD cocktails on First Thursdays

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New Restaurants And Experiences to Discover and Share

Your new favourite spot is waiting to be discovered... 

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Light And Bright Oasis To Relax And Learn Art Skills In The City

Art gallery, a kids' corner designed by a 4-year-old, and pink babycinos

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dutchies
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Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

Function venues with a difference, plus plenty of traditional options, for your next event

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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

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Free, New and Secret on Bree Street

17 Things to (re)discover on one of Cape Town most-visited streets

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A New Quaint Cafe That Serves Coffee, Lunch And Vinyl

Chat, learn, eat, relax, listen to vinyl classics, grab a book and admire local art at Café Zör in the Bo-Kaap

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6 Rad Reasons to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates to discount accommodation, this team will help you get more out of Cape Town

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Psst. Our Alternative Bucket List of Hidden Gems

It’s the smallest most unique hidden places that make a city. That make your day. Our team is sharing theirs.

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Outstanding And Out of Town: Markets Worth Travelling For

Moonlight markets in the Karoo, sell-out cinnamon rolls in McGregor and a steampunk-style market in Elgin

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The Premium Work-and-Play Hub For Business Travellers Who want It All

Plush hotels lead down to convenient coworking offices and bedecked lounges

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akni
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NEW: The One Dish, Served One Day A Week That Feeds Whole Families

Akni, named after the humble food made of protein, basmati rice, potato, spices and love

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Shakespeare’s Is The New Durbanville Restaurant With a Sense of Theatrics

A place for grown-ups to be spoilt with fine food, good wine and entertainment

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NEW PLACE: A Coffee Shop In the City Where You can Order the Velvet Bean

Three things make this coffee shop special: a health elixir, historical artefacts, and wholeheartedness

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Unique Art Galleries in Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Franschoek and the Cape Peninsula

A look at excellent, small, new or top contemporary and classic exhibition spaces

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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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It's Okay To Lose Your Mind to Change It For The Better

Practical (and legal) tools to aid health and wellbeing

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One of Our Oldest Museums Has Some of The Freshest Works Of Art

What to see right now at the South African National Gallery

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The Little Corner Bookstore Loved By Smart Readers and Authors

Kids love it too with storytime and playtime every Saturday

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Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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New Place 117Kloof: A Passion Project

Where else can you have coffee amongst the greenery and walk away with the chair you sat on?

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Who Doesn’t Love a Road Trip?

New in town or a true local, you’ll discover something you didn’t know about Cape Town on a Kiff Kombi tour

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NEW PLACE: Wingerd Vista: Built on Beer and Ice-Cream

They call it Wingerd Vista because of the spectacular garden and sculpture views (the food and drinks aren’t bad either)

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New: Make Our Place Your Place On The Blouberg Beachfront

Have a cuppa and watch the baker prep artisan loaves and pastries at Our Place

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Something Awesome for Early Evenings at The Daily Music Show on Loop

(call to check if it's open) The Daily Music Show offers activities and entertainment with substance to fill those awkward hours between when work ends and meeting up with friends

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A Comfortable Space for Everyone: Inside The New Black-Owned Yoga Studio Holding Space in Woodstock

This yogi has put last year’s racism-in-yoga saga behind her and opened her own, more outwardly inclusive yoga studio, Holding Space, in Woodstock

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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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It's An Endless Summer (With 117 Movies) at The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Tickets are now on sale for shows starting 16 October 2019

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BREAKING: Aquarium Now Free on Your Birthday

Plus: 15 Things To Discover: 7 Exhibits, 3 ocean experiences and scuba, kids play area and more

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SA's 90 Best Wines: 15% off Platter's 2019 Guide

Plus: Win an exclusive tasting experience with the Platter's publisher and us as you discover SA's 2019 five star wines for all varietals

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Museums
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Cape Town’s Museums: From Fascinating To Freaky

Vintage cars, a heart transplant, preserved bones: who said history had to be boring?

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Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

A monthly sneak peek into the lavish things to do and luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite visitors

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theatre and film costume hire
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Real Costumes: Hollywood-Calibre for Your Next Themed Party

Emmy and SAFTA nominated: Roaring 20s to vintage Hollywood, biblical to post-apocalyptic flicks and TV series looks for your next themed party

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Bay Harbour Market
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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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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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18 Gangster Museum
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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

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

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Theatres
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Musicals And Comedy To Dance And Drama: 12 Must-Visit Theatres In Cape Town

A round-up of theatres in the Mother City worth paying a visit

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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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Zeitz MOCAA Turns One

It’s been a year since the opening of the world’s largest museum of contemporary African art and there’s a lot to look back on

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Magnet Theatre Family Festival
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Enchanting Shows For Kids At This Theatre Family Fest

Six different performances present unique South African and African theatrical experiences

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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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The Street Artists Behind Our City’s Amazing Murals

Skip the galleries and take a walk through Cape Town to see some impressive street art 

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Art Lessons
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From Painting to Photography And Everything In-Between, Here Are Some Great Art Studios

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

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The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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Niche, Specialty and Unique Online Stores

Tiny teepees for the kids, a spin ‘round the track for adrenaline junkies, and aFREAKa onsies for everyone.

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The Light Side Café

Indulge in the lighter side of life at this new, uber creative, vegan pop-up eatery

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Get a 360-degree view of the mountain, the fynbos, the vineyards and the ocean

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Explore the picturesque vineyard trail, and take home some award-winning wines

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Robin Hood in Kloof Street has basket lunch deals every day

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You can still buy tickets until 16 July

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Half the fun of the Secret Forest Café is finding it

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

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Support Jordan Wine Estate’s 12th annual clothing drive and get a free coffee

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Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

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Robin Hood in Kloof Street has basket lunch deals every day

National Arts Festival 5Binge watch the virtual National Arts ...

You can still buy tickets until 16 July

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

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Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

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Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

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From antiques and trinkets to a variety of second-hand items

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Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

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It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

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Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

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Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

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Browse your favourite vendors for food, crafts and clothing at the weekly market

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Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

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Don’t miss his deep and melodic progressive house magic with stunning visual effects

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Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

robin_hoodLunch is sorted at Robin Hood Burger ...

Robin Hood in Kloof Street has basket lunch deals every day

National Arts Festival 5Binge watch the virtual National Arts ...

You can still buy tickets until 16 July

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

grubandvineVirtual fine-dining cook-along with ...

Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

blowfish_new_5Seafood, sushi and a view every day at ...

Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

Flea MarketMilnerton Flea Market: a treasure trove ...

From antiques and trinkets to a variety of second-hand items

kyle jardine_1The solo exhibition series The Heritage ...

Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

spring_2Bradwell Spring: Vredehoek’s fresh ...

It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

spring_1Newlands Spring: Cape Town’s ...

Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

UCOOK 1Cook along with top Cape Town chefs and ...

Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

timekeepers4See the Timekeepers in an online ...

The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

Virtual Vertical KM Series 2Conquer three mountains in 12-weeks in ...

Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

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