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Magnet Theatre Family Festival
Arts & Culture

Enchanting Shows For Kids At This Theatre Family Fest

Six different performances present unique South African and African theatrical experiences

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Music

8 Amazing Local Acts (Oh And The Cure) Performing At Rock On The Lawns

This music festival is about more than The Cure! Besides music there’s also gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and rock n roll  

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Surfing
Sport

Best Surf Spots in and Around Cape Town

Your guide to the best places to catch a wave in and around Cape Town 

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Fashion

Heritage Day: Why We Celebrate It. Plus News On The First Annual World Koesister Day

Koesister Day is set for 1 September, and we explain the importance of  24 September

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Lifestyle

NEW IN YZERFONTEIN: The World’s First Heritage Museum Dedicated To The San

The !Khwa ttu Dream Museum will "re-introduce people to a particular way of living”.

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Fashion

aFREAKa Clothing: Online Shop and Outlet Store

This proudly Capetonian brand offers top quality fun, trendy onesies and other streetwear. Special reader discount!

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The Chocolate Festival
Annual Events

Classical Music, Huge Beer Gardens, Wild Flowers and Lots Of Chocolate

Plus one last winter celebration and tons of events for Women’s Day (and month)

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Annual Events

Special September Events: Milkshakes, Koesisters and Coffee Chocolate Pinotage

Plus sistas celebrating sistas and an open air dance festival

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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town
Sport

Try Your Hand at these Cape Town Hiking Routes

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

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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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Festival Checklist
Annual Events

The Ultimate Festival Checklist: Everything You Need To Pack

Dance into festival season with everything you need for a jolly good jol! 

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Arts & Culture

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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Galleries

The 11 Ultimate Just Like Papa Gifts for People Who (Almost) Have it All

From exquisitely crafted blades, heritage espresso makers and Stealth e-bikes to Swedish-made axes and the ultimate hunter’s wristwatch – you’re sure to find the perfect gifts at Just Like Papa in Harrington Street, Cape Town

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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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Sport

Bodytec: A new way of doing sports in Cape Town

Those who hate the gym will love Bodytec

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Pole Project
Lifestyle

The Pole Project Dance Studio in Cape Town

The hot school proving that pole dancing has serious fitness perks

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Shopping

Shopping Malls in Cape Town

You can shop till you drop at these malls in Cape Town

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KIN Present Store in City Centre CPT
Shopping

Designers’ Shops in Cape Town

A look at the emerging and established creatives colouring the Mother City

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Art Lessons
Arts & Culture

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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Lifestyle

Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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Lifestyle

100 Million Cape Town Discoveries For The World

CapeTownMagazine.com celebrates 100 000 Instagram followers with a goal to generate “100 million Cape Town Discoveries for the World”  

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Music

Unique and Romantic Stay in Vibey Part of Cape Town: Live Music and Adventure at The Grey Hotel

13 Unique rooms, live music and good food every day, late breakfast, mountain views and every Cape Town adventure in easy reach – use promo code "CAPETOWNMAG" when booking to get the winter special deal

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Lifestyle

This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

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Shopping

Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market in Muizenberg

Meet the family-friendly neighbourhood market that brings the Cape Peninsula to life every Friday night

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Recipes

Indulgent fig and dolce mascarpone salad

Ishay Govender from foodie blog, Food and the Fabulous shares a sexy summer recipe with us.

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Recipes

Torello Summer Salad

To get you fired up, fit and healthy for this summer, Col’Cacchio pizzeria recommends Torello (The Bull), an easy to make summer salad that is rich in flavours and high in protein.  

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Arts & Culture

The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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Lifestyle

Lekker and Unique Cooking Classes in and around Cape Town

Lovely cookery and cake (decorating) short courses to help you become the kitchen maestro you’ve always dreamed of being 

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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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Annual Events

Beer, Bokkoms, Sokkie Treffers and Chamber Music

Plus this month’s to-do list: fix a hospice, save an animal shelter, roll a barrel  

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Skatepark
Sport

This Cape Town Youth Institution Uses Skateboarding to Teach Valuable Life Skills

The skateboard project by the Salesian Institute Cape Town teaches important life skills

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Sport

Bars, Pubs and Restaurants Screening Nothing But The Rugby World Cup

And several others that will put it on if you ask

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Fashion

Keeping up with fashion design in Long Street

From the runway to the fashion boutiques, Long Street is home to the style elite

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Shopping

Around the Clock at Cape Quarter

Your 10am – night-time guide to the Mother City’s most fascinating shopping and lifestyle centre 

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Sport

Practise Your Swing At One of These Golf Courses

Our pick of pristine Mother City golf courses and clubs

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Heaters
Lifestyle

Which Heater is Best for Keeping Your Family Warm on A Budget this Winter?

We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash

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Annual Events

Get Ready For Winter Festival Season

Who says festivals are only reserved for summer?

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Lifestyle

It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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Piano Bar Bartender
Lifestyle

The Piano Bar in Cape Town

This soulful De Waterkant haunt is home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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Shopping

Artisan soap and skincare products in Cape Town

Our soap makers lather up the natural way

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Arts & Culture

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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Shopping

Ho Ho How to Celebrate Christmas in July

Great ways to ring in ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ during Cape Town’s winter 

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Breyani
Recipes

A Breyani Family Recipe (Plus A Quick Version)

A traditional recipe reworked through generations

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Weddings

Find The Most Unique Diamond Rings In Cape Town

Fall in love with Cape Diamonds’ fynbos range and get expert advice on diamonds

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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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Weddings

Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

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

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Shopping

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

The gurus from online gift store Tidy & Co. share some ‘what to get your sweetheart for lover’s day’ ideas

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Music

This Cape Town Band Just Became a Featured Artist on Apple Music

One of the city's hottest up-and-coming bands, Diamond Thug, has just been featured on Apple Music

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ElectroFitness
Sport

AQ8 ElectroFitness in the City: Burn up to 2000 calories - in 20 minutes

Get two to four hours’ worth of training in just 20 minutes (and a R99 special offer...)

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Recipes

This Classic South African Snoek Braai Recipe with Apricot Jam is the Ultimate Easter Meal

A classic snoek braai recipe supplied by Jan Braai, as published in his 2011 cookbook, Fireworks.

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Expert DJ lessons and a guaranteed first SoundCloud mix for your budding EDM superstar

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Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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... and while you eat, chill out to reggae by locals The Rivertones

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R110 gets you two fully stacked meals at both Sotanos

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And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Sample some fine wines and meet the makers behind your favourite tipple

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Hiking, biking, canopy tours and luxury glamping just 50 minutes outside of Cape Town

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And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

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A family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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The chance to see ocean and bird life at sunrise and get to work on time

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

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

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Enjoy this interactive excursion to the bustling community of Langa

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

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Haskell Vineyards offers patrons a delicious meal and glass of wine at a discounted price

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Book via Whatsapp: Workday-perfect nail treatments with free rinse and discounts on all ...

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Your midweek escape just got a whole lot better with the 2-for-1 Wednesday whisky special ...

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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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2 two nights accommodations, a half-day cooking course with lunch or dinner, and a recipe ...

Sound workshopLet Your Kids Scratch, Mix and Mashup ...

Expert DJ lessons and a guaranteed first SoundCloud mix for your budding EDM superstar

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Plus sand building, kite making and water wars on Saturdays

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From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

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Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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16 teambuilding activities and why they work

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

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Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

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Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

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See a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle with shark experts in Gansbaai

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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