Creative Week is an annual celebration of creativity, innovation and culture from 13 to 21 September 2014.

Crowdsourced by Capetonians and coordinated by Creative Cape Town, Creative Week is an opportunity to experience the city’s energy and diversity while The Loerie Awards, a showcase of Africa and the Middle East’s best in brand communication, are in town.

During the fifth annual Creative Week Cape Town,
start where you are, use what you have and make what you can to celebrate everyday creativity.
Design and M...
An exhibition tracing the evolution of craft and design.
09:00
Location
Design and Making: The Story of Food
An exhibition tracing the evolution of craft and design through the packaging, storage and distribution of food and drink, from the use of ostrich eggs through clay, wood and glass to plastic.
Venue: Iziko Good Hope Gallery, Castle of Good Hope, Buitenkant St, Cape Town
Time: 09:00 - 15:30
Admission: R30
Info: casteel@mweb.co.za021 787 1260
Calligraphy ...
Calligraphy workshop (1/2 day) for beginners to advanced students. No equi...
09:00
Location
Calligraphy workshop (beginners to advanced students): Neuland script
The Cape Calligraphy Guild invites the public to join us at our monthly workshop in September. In this workshop we will teach the Neuland Font. Enjoy a half day with calligraphers and be introduced ...
Venue: Tygerberg Art Centre, Du Toit street, Parow
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Admission: R50
Info: dirmugouws@iafrica.com0829569946
City Project
During Creative Week, 50 art students from the University of Cape Town will...
09:00
Location
City Project
The project is part of the 2nd year Discourse of Art course at UCT’s Michaelis School of Fine Art. Called the City Project, the course uses the city as a context for thinking about – and making ...
Venue: Harrington Street, Cape Town
Time: 09:00 - 12:00
Admission: None
Homing: An E...
Homing is an interactive sound installation.
10:00
Location
Homing: An Exhibition by Jenna Burchell
Homing is an interactive sound installation featuring an intricate, hand-built environment designed to combine contemporary art, sound and live interactive participation. Created by Jenna Burchell.
Venue: Lovell Gallery, The Loft, 139 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@lovellgallery.co.za021 447 5918
Looking Back
An exhibition of works by photographer activisits Zanele Muholi and Andrew ...
12:00
Location
Looking Back
An exhibition of works by photographer activisits Zanele Muholi and Andrew Putter.
Venue: Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion, Bascule Bridge, V&A Waterfront, Dock Road, Cape Town
Time: 12:00 - 20:00
Admission: Free
The Avant Ga...
A creative carnival launching Cape Town's rising talent
12:00
Location
The Avant Garden
Come and connect with the creative industry’s ground-breakers & scene-shakers at this interactive & multi-faceted event. --- GREENHOUSE (12:00-19:00): Art / Craft Expo / Food / Live Performers / ...
Venue: East City Studios, 62 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Time: 12:00 - 00:00
Admission: Greenhouse: R60. Treehouse: R120. Both: R150
Short & Swee...
Short & Sweet returns for another season bringing audiences short films, an...
17:00
Location
Short & Sweet Film Festival
Short & Sweet returns for another season bringing audiences short films, animations and music videos. Highlights include three bars, food, craft beer and live digital art.
Venue: The German Club, Hope Street, Gardens
Time: 17:00 - 23:00
Admission: R30
Info: Contact email address021 461 8845
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:30
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:30 - 22:00
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
13Sat8 events
One Arm
"One Arm" is an explicit and daring Tennessee Williams short story adapted ...
15:00
Location
One Arm
A young boxer loses his arm in a car accident and turns to prostitution for a living. He violently murders a client and is sentenced to death for this crime. On death-row, the young hustler receives h...
Venue: D F Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town 8001
Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Admission: R150
Info: boxoffice@artscape.co.za0214109838
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:30
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:30 - 22:00
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
14Sun2 events
Loeries Judg...
Judging of Student; Digital and Ubuntu Award categories. Access for Judges ...
08:00
Location
Loeries Judging
All entries are judged anonymously - this means that the judges do not know the agency that entered the work and judge only on the merit of the entry. Judges votes are confidential and are only see...
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 08:00 - 17:30
Admission: Free
Ryan Hewett...
His second solo exhibition showcasing his recent paintings.
09:00
Location
Ryan Hewett’s Enlighten
His second solo exhibition showcasing his recent paintings.
Venue: Barnard Gallery, 55 Main St, Newlands, Cape Town
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Admission: Free
Info: gallery@barnardgallery.com021 671 1553
Coffee and C...
Jo Jardine, spiritual counsellor and teacher, reads your Tarot cards comple...
10:00
Location
Coffee and Cards
Jo Jardine, spiritual counsellor and teacher, reads your Tarot cards complete with a coffee.
Venue: Youngblood Art & Culture Development, Beautiful Life Bdg, 70-72 Bree St, Cape Town
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: R300 for 30min, R500 for 1 hour (includes free coffee)
Info:
The Drawing ...
'The Drawing Room': A private and contained space for individuals to explor...
11:00
Location
The Drawing Room- A small space for big ideas.
'The Drawing Room' is a flexible space which can empower and liberate. It is a contained space free of judgement and rules. The person inside The Drawing Room has access to drawing materials and large...
Venue: Parkfields Primary School, Hanover Park 7782
Time: 11:00 - 12:20
Admission: Free
Info: hgreenblat79@gmail.com0763543003
Quiz Night a...
A weekly pub quiz, where teams (of any size) get together over a glass (or ...
19:30
Location
Quiz Night at Oblivion Café
A weekly pub quiz, where teams (of any size) get together over a glass (or bottle) of wine to test their general knowledge. A ‘Tasting Section’ offers wines, cheeses, spices and more.
Venue: Oblivion Café, cnr 3rd Ave & Chichester Rd, Harfield Village, Cape Town
Time: 19:30 - 22:00
Admission: R20
Info:
Baxter Theat...
A special offer forbaxter theatre monday special Monday night theatre-goers...
20:00
Location
Baxter Theatre Special
A special offer forbaxter theatre monday special Monday night theatre-goers: 2 for 1 on tickets or a light meal from the Baxter Restaurant followed by a performance in the Golden Arrow Studio Theatre....
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:00 - 22:00
Admission: According to show
Info:
The Barleyco...
Started way back in the 70′s Cape Town’s oldest music club provides a s...
20:00
Location
The Barleycorn Music Club
A proven springboard for the likes of David Kramer and Freshly Ground, audiences can be assured of varied and original performances. Full bar and pub food kitchen available.
Venue: Villager Football Club, 11 Lansdowne Rd, Claremont
Time: 20:00 - 22:00
Admission: R20 (members) / R30 (non-members)
Info:
TheatreSport...
Along the lines of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ this is improvised theatre...
20:00
Location
TheatreSports at The Galloway, Waterfront Theatre School
Along the lines of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ this is improvised theatre. Two teams of actors play out a series of improvised games. No one knows what to expect next but the result is surprisingly ...
Venue: Galloway Theatre, Waterfront Theatre School, Port Road, Cape Town
Time: 20:00 - 21:15
Admission: R60
Info:
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:30
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:30 - 22:00
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
15Mon9 events
Shopstar Eco...
Shopstar's monthly E-commerce Chat - learn more about selling your products...
05:00
Location
Shopstar Ecommerce Chat
On September 16, social media hero Adele Bezuidenhout of WonderwomanCPT, will talk about marketing your online business successfully and making customers happy. Shopstar is a home-grown e-commerce pl...
Venue: Tamboerswinkel, 3 De Lorentz Street/Kloof Street, Upper Gardens, Cape Town
Time: 05:00 - 09:00
Admission: Free
Info: hello@shopstar.co.za021 4241579
SA Innovatio...
The SA Innovation Summit aspires to raise awareness in innovation, facilita...
07:30
Location
SA Innovation Summit - Day 1
SA’s premier innovation event of the year brings together thought leaders and practitioners in the field of innovation to show-case success stories, share lessons learnt, connect with peers, be insp...
Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Cape Town 8051
Time: 07:30 - 20:00
Admission: varies
Info: bookings@innovationsummit.co.za +27 (21) 839 2330
Loeries Judg...
The focus of the awards is to recognise and reward the best examples of bra...
08:00
Location
Loeries Judging
Judging of Student; Digital and Integrated Campaign categories. Access for Judges only.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 08:00 - 17:30
Admission: Judges only
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:00
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
16Tue4 events
SA Innovatio...
The SA Innovation Summit aspires to raise awareness in innovation, facilita...
02:00
Location
SA Innovation Summit - Day 2
SA’s premier innovation event of the year brings together thought leaders and practitioners in the field of innovation to show-case success stories, share lessons learnt, connect with peers, be insp...
Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Cape Town 8051
Time: 02:00 - 02:00
Admission: Varies
Info:
Loeries Judg...
The focus of the awards is to recognise and reward the best examples of bra...
08:00
Location
Loeries Judging
Judging of Effective Creativity; Print; Outdoor & Collateral; Design; TV & Radio categories.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 08:00 - 17:30
Admission: Judges only
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
LIVE DIGITAL...
The tournament is a live on-stage battle format where emerging designers, f...
18:00
Location
LIVE DIGITAL DESIGN TOURNAMENT
Unlike submission-based design contests, the Tournament is a battle format where emerging, freelance and professional designers flex their skills before a live audience. It requires competitors to rap...
Venue: Friends of Design, H.A.K house, 186 Bree Street, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 22:30
Admission: FREE
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:00
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
17Wed4 events
SA Innovatio...
The SA Innovation Summit aspires to raise awareness in innovation, facilita...
02:00
Location
SA Innovation Summit - Day 3
SA’s premier innovation event of the year brings together thought leaders and practitioners in the field of innovation to show-case success stories, share lessons learnt, connect with peers, be insp...
Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Cape Town 8051
Time: 02:00 - 02:00
Admission: Varies
Info:
Loeries Judg...
The focus of the awards is to recognise and reward the best examples of bra...
08:00
Location
Loeries Judging
Judging of Events & PR; Media Innovation; Print; Outdoor & Collateral; Design; New Voice; TV & Radio categories.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 08:00 - 17:30
Admission: Judges only
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
Spier Arts A...
The Spier Arts Academy, which offers a three-year employment-based training...
10:00
Location
Spier Arts Academy - Open studio
The Spier Arts Academy, which offers a three-year employment-based training in professional mosaic and ceramics, has announced an Open Studio on 18 September for Creative Week Cape Town. Started ...
Venue: Union House, 25 Commercial Street, Cape Town, 8001
Time: 10:00 - 02:00
Admission: N/A
Info: info@spierartsacademy.co.za+27 21 465 9029
Letters from...
Who was the mysterious Ann Bertram Barker, after whom the Bertram House was...
10:00
Location
Letters from Ann
Bertram House was opened as a museum in 1984. It was envisioned as both a specimen of early 19th-century life at the Cape and a monument to English settlers – in the same way Koopmans-de Wet House h...
Venue: Iziko Bertram House, Corner of Government Avenue and Orange Street
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: R10 (minor); R20 (adult)
Info: wvandelen@iziko.org.za021 467 7203
Loeries Regi...
All ticketholders must register to get access to the awards, Seminar and th...
12:00
Location
Loeries Registration
All ticketholders must register to get access to the awards, Seminar and the Channel O Party.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 12:00 - 21:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
Loeries Trad...
The Loerie Awards, in partnership with Film & Event Media, will again host ...
12:00
Location
Loeries Trade Expo
Loeries® Creative Week™ Cape Town started as a legacy event for Cape Town’s World Design Capital 2014 bid. The Loerie Awards and Creative Week Expo aims to put this creativity and innovation on d...
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 12:00 - 21:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
Skattie Cele...
SKATTIE, WHAT ARE YOU WEARING? started as platform to share the ups and dow...
18:00
Location
Skattie Celebrates in partnership with Art South Africa
SKATTIE, WHAT ARE YOU WEARING? started as platform to share the ups and downs of South African fashion. It has since become a cultural powerhouse, featuring local art, design, fashion and events curat...
Venue: The AVA Gallery, 35 Church Street
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Admission: Enquire
Info: info@ava.co.za+27-21 424-7436
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:00
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
18Thu8 events
PARK(ing) Da...
PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and cit...
08:00
Location
PARK(ing) Day
PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public place...
Venue: At a parking spot near you, rain or shine
Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Admission: Free
DStv Seminar...
The seminar is a fantastic opportunity for agencies and marketers to hear a...
08:30
Location
DStv Seminar of Creativity
The DStv Seminar of Creativity will be held at Cape Town's City Hall on Friday 19 September 2014, as part of Loeries Creative Week Cape Town.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Admission: R 1 320.00
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
Letters from...
Who was the mysterious Ann Bertram Barker, after whom the Bertram House was...
10:00
Location
Letters from Ann
Bertram House was opened as a museum in 1984. It was envisioned as both a specimen of early 19th-century life at the Cape and a monument to English settlers – in the same way Koopmans-de Wet House h...
Venue: Iziko Bertram House, Corner of Government Avenue and Orange Street
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: R10 (minor); R20 (adult); free (student/pensioner)
Info: wvandelen@iziko.org.za021 467 7203
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:00
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
19Fri4 events
Loeries Regi...
All ticketholders must register to get access to the awards and the Channel...
09:00
Location
Loeries Registration
All ticketholders must register to get access to the awards and the Channel O Party.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall City St Cape Town 8000
Time: 09:00 - 18:30
Admission: Free
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
This is Capt...
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new ...
20:00
Location
This is Captain Lottering speaking
Marc Lottering’s popular characters return to the stage in his brand-new one-man show, This is Captain Lottering speaking.
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Admission: Varies
Info: Contact email address021 685 7880
20Sat2 events
World Hoop D...
World Hoop Day 2014 is about creating spaces for people of all ages, races,...
11:00
Location
World Hoop Day
World Hoop Day is going to be a fun family event which is going to provide a playground for many festive and flow art activities. The events for the day are going to include flow art workshops suc...
Venue: R304, Wild Clover Farm, Stellenbosch 7600
Time: 11:00 - 22:00
Admission: R60
4Sat1 event