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Mariner’s Wharf’s Ye Olde Artifact and Shipwreck Shoppe

Maritime mementos - recycling the past! 

Hout Bay’s best kept secret? It’s Mariner’s Wharf’s Ye Olde Artifact and Shipwreck Shoppe. Sitting tucked away under the steps to the popular Wharfside Grill restaurant it is a treasure trove of maritime antiques and memorabilia. There is no other shop quite like it.

Cape Town named by Time Out as “one of the best cities in the world”

Time Out survey of 34 000 people placed Cape Town on the list of "Best Cities in the World".

It’s happened again. Cape Town has pulled out another big performance on the international stage, coming 12th in Time Out’s “Best Cities in the World to Visit” poll. Despite the challenges posed by the recent drought, the Mother City has managed to keep pace with the big boys once more.

Cape Town shines once more

Slave Route Challenge powered by Brimstone 2019

Calling all runners, walkers, fitness enthusiasts & curious history buffs! 

The Slave Route Challenge powered by Brimstone, voted Road Race of the Year for 2018 by Western Province Athletics, will take place in Cape Town on 31 March 2019.

Zip Zap Circus at Artscape Lunch-Hour Series

Internationally acclaimed acts by talented Zip Zappers will have you on the edge of your seat no matter your age.

The Zip Zap Circus performers,  back from Ivory Coast last month, will dazzle you in a free lunch-hour concert happening in the Chandelier Foyer at Artscape Theatre Centre on Tuesday 12 March 2019 at 1pm.

42nd Cape Town Cycle Tour - the scene is set

More than 35 000 cyclists take on the Cape Town Cycle Tour 10 March 2019.

The Cape Town Cycle Tour will once again showcase the City’s ability to host international events. The cycle race, one of the biggest sporting events in Cape Town, harnesses the trust and investor confidence that Cape Town has earned through the years as an international events destination. 

Two Oceans Aquarium - Hooray, it's school holidays!

See what's on the School Holidays Programme from 16 March to 1 April.

Two Oceans Aquarium has your your school holiday plans covered!

Explore, experience and engage with the magic of our country's underwater world from 16 March to 1 April - there's adventure for the whole family. Here's just some of the fun in store for you at the Two Oceans Aquarium :

Robyn Penn at Barnard Gallery

Robyn Penn’s work has long been focused on the realities of climate change.

Robyn Penn’s News from Another World, at the Barnard Gallery,reveals a striking new calibration of the sublime in line with our contemporary relationship to the natural world.

The Big Issue #272 out NOW!

The Big Issue #272 (20 February to 19 March 2019) is available from your favourite vendor across the city. 

Cape of Flames is the lead story in this edition of The Big Issue.

Fires are merciless and spread within minutes. They can never be underestimated. In this issue, we highlight the recent blazes in the Overberg region (page 12) and profile a social enterprise that’s helping to prevent fires in informal settlements (page 16).

Cape Town Cycle Tour Junior 2019

The Cape Town Cycle Tour Junior 2019 is taking place on Sunday, 3 March around the Green Point Stadium Precinct.

The Cape Town Cycle Tour Junior 2019 will result in a few scheduled road closures and traffic delays around the area on event day.

Somerset West Village Garden & Market

The Somerset West Village Garden is an amazing urban vegetable farm in downtown Somerset West.  

Many people are not aware of it, how it came about or what it strives to achieve.

What used to be a derelict park has been transformed over the past 3 years into a blooming vegetable garden by the hard work of a handful of individuals.

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