Special Events taking place around Cape Town

New7Wonders of Nature Announced

Table Mountain, South Africa, has been announced as one of the New7Wonders of Nature.


World Aids Day Gala Concert

This year's World Aids Day Gala Concert takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Thursday 1 December 2011 at 20:00.

Cape Town World Design Capital for 2014

Cape Town has been voted the official World Design Capital for 2014, winning the accolade from competing shortlisted candidates Bilbao, Spain and Dublin, Ireland.

Table Mountain, South Africa

Vote For Table Mountain

Table Mountain is South Africa’s only candidate in the Official New7Wonders of Nature contest which aims to raise awareness of the incredible variety and beauty of nature around us.

The Fugard Theatre Speaks Out

The Fugard Theatre is launching a new series of conversations entitled The Fugard Conversations, which will take place on an occasional basis.

GIPCA in Hot Water

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) is presenting the Hot Water Festival, from 14 – 16 October 2011.

GIPCA lecture on Gandhi

Isabel Hofmeyr will introduce Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj (Indian Self-Rule), and the theories and debates around it, on 29 September as part of the GIPCA Great Texts /Big Questions free public lecture series.

Hiddingh Hall and its Library: A Centenary Celebration

Hiddingh Hall and the Hiddingh Hall Library on the University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Campus will celebrate their 100th anniversary on 29 September 2011.

Hermanus Whale Festival

Billed as an “enviro-arts” festival that covers the marine big five - whales, sharks, dolphins, penguins and seals – The Hermanus Whale Festival will not only feature environmental arts and education initiatives but also top performers and musicians.