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International award reaffirms La Motte as leading wine tourism destination

La Motte Wine Estate has been appointed as the 2019 Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards Winner for Best Food and Wine Matching Experience.

The historic estate in the Franschhoek Wine Valley, acclaimed as South Africa’s culinary hotspot, has also received this exceptional recognition in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2018.

Helderberg Nature Reserve to host Abba tribute show

Music artists Mike and the Harmonix will be doing a special tribute show which Abba fans would not want to miss out on. 

City of Cape Town’s Helderberg Nature Reserve in Somerset West will be hosting its final sunset concert this Sunday, 24 February 2019. Concert-goers are encouraged to arrive at 15:00 to secure a good seat and enjoy the reserve. The concert will start at 17:00.

WISP programme generates R67,9 million for Cape Town’s Green Economy

Site visit to Sealand Gear

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) is managed by City of Cape Town business partner, GreenCape.

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), a multiple award-winning free facilitation service to businesses, is managed by GreenCape, a business partner of the City of Cape Town.
 
Alderman James Vos, Mayoral Committee Member for Eco

Open Streets Langa

Open Streets will be returning to Langa on the 24 February! 

Open Streets will be returning to Langa on the 24 February as part of the 2018 -2019 Open Streets Day Series, which has already attracted a large following in Woodstock, Bellville and City Centre.

Night Garden at Montebello Design Centre

Montebello Design Centre is having the final Night Garden of the summer on Thursday, 28 February 2019 from 17h00 to 21h00.

The Night Garden have become part of the Cape Town events calendar. It attracts visitors and locals and is a special evening. It is an opportunity to explore the creativity of artists and crafters at Montebello and engage with them on their processes and what inspires them.

Designs on Tea Bags by Original T-Bag Designs

Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay has grown into a sustainable business! 

Original T-Bag Designs continues to creatively focus on one of a kind handmade products using recycled tea bags as works of art.

“A WOMAN IS LIKE A TEA BAG. YOU NEVER KNOW HOW STRONG SHE IS UNTIL YOU PUT HER IN HOT WATER.” – ELEANOR ROOSEVELT.

Count down to Design Indaba 2019

Tea Drop tea machine

The way we build our cities can help us harvest water sustainably, says Design Indaba alumna Shaakira Jassat.

Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Shaakira Jassat took to the stage at Design Indaba Conference 2018 with the question: What’s in a cup of tea? Her project, thirTEA for ONE is an installation that shows us the water we don’t see in the average cup of tea.

Cape Town 10s promises to be a ball

The Cape Town 10s - one of Cape Town’s biggest social sporting & lifestyle events – takes place this weekend and promises to be an exciting and fun-filled 2 days.

The City of Cape Town’s Special Events Committee signed a new three-year agreement with the event organisers, which means that the Cape Town 10s is set to continue until the 2020/21 financial year.

The City of Cape Ton supports the event in the form of City services as well as providing City-owned venues for use by the participating teams.

The Soil: acapella trio at Kirstenbosch

Fertile ground for a not-to-be-missed Summer Sunset Concert experience!

Talking about The Soil at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden you can be forgiven for thinking that the conversation is about gardening – but in this instance, it's about rich Kasi-soul music being performed at the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts.

Streetwires artists' studio in Woodstock

Ndebele-inspired beaded mirror

Recently revamped Streetwires is a working artists’ studio situated in trendy Woodstock where you can also meet the artists!

Streetwires is a working artists’ studio situated in trendy Woodstock where you can meet the artists, see how things are made, enjoy browsing the store for unique handmade gifts and souvenirs. You can even book a private art lesson if you have time!

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