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Wavescape Surf Film Festival 2015

A unique celebration of surf, soul and sea, Wavescape Surf Film Festival 2015 is coming to a Cape Town beach near you. The festival runs from 23 November until 13 December, and comprises a series of mini-events that include a board exhibition, community meet-up, inspiring conservation talks, and, of course, the film festival itself. Wavescape 2015 Whether you ride the waves or prefer to stay on land, what makes Wavescape such a unique event is that it brings together the community spirit and inspiration of surfing to all. It's not all for fun either - many profits from the exhibition and auction will be going towards important organisations such as Save Our Seas, [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Arts & Culture | Comments

10 Reasons to Love the Cape Town CBD

If you haven't already seen the amazing Cape Town CBD video made by Cape Town Tourism in their Love CT Neighbourhoods Series, we have a real treat for you today. Featuring local comedian and actor Siv Ngesi, along with a whole lot of cool places, sights and landmarks, this vid takes you on a virtual tour of the fascinating City Centre. For those who have visited the Mother City (and of course, those who call it home), a few sights will be familiar - the Company Gardens for one, and Long Street for another. There are also many other lesser-known highlights and sights included however, many of which are not typically listed on your average tour [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Arts & Culture | Comments

We Love Kalk Bay in Cape Town (And You Should, Too)

Have you seen the amazing Cape Town Tourism Love Cape Town Neighbourhood Series video of Kalk Bay in Cape Town? It features local muso Arno Carstens, and takes you through some of this fascinating area's top highlights. If you have ever been to this area (or you're thinking of visiting), this video is sure to give you even more reason to pay a visit and spot some seals, browse some art galleries and enjoy a bite to eat at a cosy bakery! Have a look below to watch this awesome five and a bit minute long Kalk Bay video... Here at ComeToCapeTown.com, it's no secret that we love all neighbourhoods in our beloved Mother City. While [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Arts & Culture | Comments

Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2015-2016

Kicking off in late November, the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2015-2016 are set to provide even more outdoor entertainment than ever before! This hugely popular annual summer concert series remains one of the top highlights of summer in Cape Town, and for good reason. With a large lawn that is ideal for picnics, and a massive stage set up in a unique picturesque setting of the gardens, guests can enjoy some of the country's best-loved artists, along with good food and good company. Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2015-2016 This year, the line-up includes Freshlyground, Jimmy Nevis, Grassy Spark, Jeremy Loops, Mi Casa, Al Bairre, The Plastics and more! Some concerts will also include a [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Arts & Culture | Comments

A New Museum in Cape Town

A new Cape Town museum is set to open soon, and will be housed in the beautiful old Standard Bank building on Adderley Street in the City Centre. Fondly known as the 'Queen of Adderley Street', this building has a long history dating back to the 1800s. This September (which, on a related note, is Heritage Month in South Africa), the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Department of Transport and Public Works announced that a brand new heritage museum will be opened, which will offer innovative displays, exhibits and ways for locals and tourists to celebrate the unique diversity of cultures within the Mother City. New Museum in Cape Town[more]

By Rox Bradnick | Arts & Culture | Comments