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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.

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
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