Author Archives: Candice Jansen

Get Your Halloween Thrills & Chills at The Galileo Picnic

The Galileo Picnic is back to celebrate another traditional night of terror under the stars, with a creepy movie to boot, of course! The team behind Cape Town’s outdoor cinema is up to their usual tricks (and treats) with scary décor, live performances and a ‘best costume’ competition.

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Cape Town Carnival explores creativity in our African cultural roots

The second of an eight-part online Cultural Creative Workshop series was held on Saturday by the Cape Town Carnival, which explored the dynamic character and flavour of African culture through its history, movement, rhythm and design in South Africa.

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Franschhoek’s Mystery Weekends Are Guaranteed Food For The Soul

Suffering from lockdown blues and chomping at the bit to explore your ‘neighbourhood’? Franschhoek’s Mystery Weekends – an all-inclusive winelands weekend getaway – is guaranteed to curb any lockdown cabin fever. Now that leisure travel has resumed this is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a weekend of surprise, relaxation and pure indulgence, with the added attraction that your entire weekend is taken care of without you having to book for anything.

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TOPS at SPAR Wine Show is getting local & lekker with another online wine course!

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show’s ‘Local & Lekker – SA Wine’ online wine course starts on 29 September have you booked your spot yet? This entry-level course is neatly packaged into four live 60-minute online ‘Zoom’ sessions. Each session starts with some informative theory presented in Cathy Marston’s engaging style, followed by an interactive, practical tasting session to put what you have just learned into practice; plus the opportunity to engage in live Q&A’s with Cathy Marston online. And you’ll get access to downloadable course material and a course recording will be supplied after each session!

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Cape Town Carnival hosts its first Cultural Creative Workshop online

The Cape Town Carnival, the annual showcase that celebrates the diversity of Cape Town and South Africa, held the first of eight Cultural Creative Workshops on Zoom last weekend. More than sixty community group leaders, performers, artists and artisans from across the Northern and Western Cape took part.

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Star-studded line-up all set for Stellenbosch on Stage

Clear your calendar for the latest live virtual concerts in the Stellenbosch on Stage series that will feature stellar South African talent Spoegwolf on 29 August and the University of Stellenbosch Alumni Concert featuring the likes of Laurika Rauch, Stuart Taylor, Sunday Kelechi, Jan Braai and the renowned Stellenbosch University Choir on Heritage Day, 24 September.

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The Drive-In Comeback!

With times changing, social events as we know it are seeing a complete transformation – and cinemas are no exception. Get revved up because the team that brought you Cape Town’s very first open-air cinema have been working behind-the-scenes on a concept that you may just remember from your childhood.

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Cape Town Carnival’s FIRST Zoom Event!

Cape Town Carnival fosters greater connection and creativity despite lockdown.

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Make Accommodation Bookings Now

Travelling on business and looking for accommodation? Sleeping-OUT can offer you the very best deals on all levels of accommodation. Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Apartments, Flats, Cottages and Guest houses are now all available for immediate bookings if you are staying for business purposes .

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Daily Dose of Positivity Launches #projectsunshine

Daily Dose of Positivity SA (DDP) has launched an initiative to create food parcels for some of the many homeless individuals who have been driven to begging on the streets by hunger and desperation.

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