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.
Uptown Pushe...
An exhibition of posters and works of art that will be centered on the trol...
10:00
Location
Uptown Pushers
The idea is to pull the trolley pusher and informal trader out of the social peripheries; towards a more visible presence even in the increasingly gentrified area of Harrington Street and Cape Town’...
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 10:00 - 19:00
Admission: Free
18Mon1 event
Kirstenbosch...
The subject of the photographs must be fauna, flora and/or landscapes, and ...
08:00
Location
Kirstenbosch 2014 Annual Photographic Competition
The subject of the photographs must be fauna, flora and/or landscapes, and must be taken in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden during 2014. Up to four photographs may submitted each month and ...
Venue: Rhodes Drive, Newlands Cape Town, South Africa
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Admission: Free
Info: botsoc-kirstenbosh.org.za021 671 5468
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
VALUABLE TRA...
VALUABLE TRASH
09:00
Location
VALUABLE TRASH
Exploring the behavior of the people while they interact while trying to buy the trash and also trying to understand the value of these items that we will try to sell. This intervention is produce...
Venue: HARRINGTON STREET, CAPE TOWN
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Admission: none
Info: matlhomatlhape@yahoo.com0604596255
Valuable Tra...
Valuable Trash
09:00
Location
Valuable Trash
Exploring the behavior of the people while they interact while trying to buy the trash and also trying to understand the value of these items that we will try to sell. This intervention is produced a...
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Admission: None
VALUABLE TRA...
VALUABLE TRASH
09:00
Location
VALUABLE TRASH
Exploring the behavior of the people while they interact while trying to buy the trash and also trying to understand the value of these items that we will try to sell. This intervention is produced a...
Venue: HARRINGTON STREET, CAPE TOWN
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Admission: none
EMMA NOURSE ...
Emma Nourse’s first solo exhibition since graduating from the Michaelis S...
09:00
Location
EMMA NOURSE Pause
The works on exhibition poignantly depict crumbling glaciers and melting ice sheets in stages of depletion. Once thought to be inexhaustible, the degradation of our natural resources now brings into q...
Venue: ORO AFRICA Building (First Floor) 170 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, 8001
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Admission: free
Info: info@brundyngonsalves.com+27 (0) 21 424 5150
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
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
Tinnda Tin D...
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ brings together the work of two Brazilian artists, Berna...
10:00
Location
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ
The exhibition includes works and interventions created individually and by chance, and are informed by each artist’s experiences.
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Free
Info: ykohler@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
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
Street Vibra...
street vibrations
12:00
Location
Street Vibrations
A digital soundscape of a local destination, reflecting a fusion of noise by day and night as perspectives collide.
Venue: social media sites
Time: 12:00 - 12:00
Admission: Free
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
Kaapse Stori...
A unique, vibrant new musical experience blends engaging storytelling, song...
19:00
Location
Kaapse Stories from the Mother City
A unique, vibrant new musical experience blends engaging storytelling, song as well as entertaining performance that is at once intimate as it is enthralling. The show allows the audience to get under...
Venue: 229A Main Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town
Time: 19:00 - 23:00
Admission: R420
Miskien
Drama about lives of two guys
20:15
Location
Miskien
Performed in English and Afrikaans, Miskien is a simple story of two guys: best friends who are stuck in similar dead end jobs and nondescript lives, both waiting for Happy Hour at the end of each day...
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, CT
Time: 20:15 - 21:30
Admission: R80 - R145
Info: jeremy.daniel@uct.ac.za0861 915 8000
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
13Sat18 events
Tinnda Tin D...
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ brings together the work of two Brazilian artists, Berna...
10:00
Location
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ
The exhibition includes works and interventions created individually and by chance, and are informed by each artist’s experiences.
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: ykohler@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
IT'S NEVER G...
IT'S NEVER GONNA HAPPEN Fascinated by the Impossible? Come and see what's n...
10:00
Location
IT'S NEVER GONNA HAPPEN Fascinated by the impossible? Come and see what's never gonna be.
Ever have time to go out? Scared your friends are having more fun than you? Well this time you don't have to worry, because here's what's not hot and happening on Sunday the 14th September. We won'...
Venue: Harrington street
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: 0
Info: charlie.cmart@gmail.com0837859456
Post Post Po...
Making 'gat' of white-wall elitist gallery art. How can the 'entjies', pee ...
13:00
Location
Post Post Post Modernism Modernism Modernism
This intervention is produced as part of the 2014 Michaelis School of Fine Art 2nd year City Project course #‎michaeliscityproject2014‬
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 13:00 - 00:00
Admission: Mahala
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
14Sun6 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
Tinnda Tin D...
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ brings together the work of two Brazilian artists, Berna...
10:00
Location
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ
The exhibition includes works and interventions created individually and by chance, and are informed by each artist’s experiences.
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: ykohler@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
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:
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
Red Carpet
Walk upon me and view history through my eyes. See what lay here before thi...
10:00
Location
Red Carpet
For our site intervention we intend to use Harrington Square as a proposed location. We would like to explore the historic use of Harrington Square before District Six was altered due to the Apartheid...
Venue: 21 Canterbury St, Cape Town, Western Cape
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: None
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
TAG YOU'RE I...
A game stimulating instantaneous connections and relating people in and aro...
13:00
Location
TAG YOU'RE IT!
A game stimulating instantaneous connections and relating people in and around Harrington Street. Now pass it on. This intervention is produced as part of the 2014 Michaelis School of Fine Art 2nd...
Venue: Harrington street cape town
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Admission: Free
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:
Miskien
Drama about the lives of two guys
20:15
Location
Miskien
Performed in English and Afrikaans, Miskien is a simple story of two guys: best friends who are stuck in similar dead end jobs and nondescript lives, both waiting for Happy Hour at the end of each day...
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, CT
Time: 20:15 - 21:30
Admission: R80 - R145
Info: jeremy.daniel@uct.ac.za0861 915 8000
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
15Mon14 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
(Un)welcome
A conflicting public space with vulnerability and dirty comments.
07:00
Location
(Un)welcome
The city is an uncomfortable space for most women. A performance piece by three women who have had enough. This intervention is produced as part of the 2014 Michaelis School of Fine Art 2nd year City ...
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 07:00 - 08:00
Admission: Free
Info: rbotha@me.comNone
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
LOOK OUT
We'll be watching you...
09:00
Location
LOOK OUT
This intervention investigates notions surrounding voyeurism and surveillance within the city. This intervention is produced as part of the 2014 Michaelis School of Fine Art 2nd year City Project cour...
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Admission: Free
Tinnda Tin D...
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ brings together the work of two Brazilian artists, Berna...
10:00
Location
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ
The exhibition includes works and interventions created individually and by chance, and are informed by each artist’s experiences.
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: ykohler@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
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
Miskien
Drama about the lives of two guys
20:15
Location
Miskien
Performed in English and Afrikaans, Miskien is a simple story of two guys: best friends who are stuck in similar dead end jobs and nondescript lives, both waiting for Happy Hour at the end of each day...
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, CT
Time: 20:15 - 21:30
Admission: R80 - R145
Info: jeremy.daniel@uct.ac.za0861 915 8000
16Tue9 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
RE-ACT
RE-ACT Our everyday 'performance' is a product of spaces, places, and soci...
08:00
Location
RE-ACT
We move, interact and perform within a space due to specific social constructs and expectations. The clothes that we wear, the architectural structures we have to manoeuvre through and even the way in...
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 08:00 - 23:00
Admission: None
Info: anel.wessels@yahoo.com0823574712
Tinnda Tin D...
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ brings together the work of two Brazilian artists, Berna...
10:00
Location
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ
The exhibition includes works and interventions created individually and by chance, and are informed by each artist’s experiences.
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: ykohler@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
10:00
Location
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
Venue: Salon91, 91 Kloof St, Cape Town 8001
Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@salon91art.co.za 021 424 6930
Qokelela - C...
Exploring the unseen connection that we have to the environment.
12:00
Location
Qokelela - Clean the city
An intervention demonstrating our mentality towards the waste we produce and recycling. This intervention is produced as part of the Michaelis School of Fine Art 2nd Year City Project.
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 12:00 - 15:00
Admission: Free
A Journey fr...
A Journey from Early Childhood Development to Fixing our Schools 2
13:00
Location
A Journey from Early Childhood Development to Fixing our Schools 2- Open Book
Join the later years focus, with Jonathan Jansen, the films of Molly Blank, and others.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Admission: R40
A Second Rev...
Discussion with Patrick Bond and John Saul
14:00
Location
A Second Revolution
Join Patrick Bond and John Saul discussing the state of the new struggle with reference to Saul's Flawed Freedom: Rethinking South Africa's Revolution and their collaboration on SA: The Present as His...
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Admission: R40
Meet Satoshi...
Meet Satoshi Kitamura
14:00
Location
Meet Satoshi Kitamura
Join Verushka Louw speaking to Satoshi Kitamura, the Internationally acclaimed children's book author and illustrator.
Venue: The Book Lounge: 71 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Admission: R0
Writing Sexu...
Writing Sexuality
14:00
Location
Writing Sexuality - Open Book
Join Damon Galgut, Michiel Heyns and Karina Szczurek speaking to Karin Schimke about 'writing Sexuality'.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Admission: R40
Genius of th...
Genius of the Short Story
16:00
Location
Genius of the Short Story
Listen to Felicitas Hoppe, Karen Jennings and Billy Kahora discuss and read from their stories. Chaired by Rachel Zadok.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Admission: R40
Art of the E...
Art of the Essay
16:00
Location
Art of the Essay
Join Imraan Coovadia and Geoff Dyer talking to Hedley Twidle about the Art of Essay writing.
Venue: Art of the Essay
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Admission: R40
Pen Dialogue...
Pen Dialogue 1: Aaliya and Clare
16:00
Location
Pen Dialogue 1: Aaliya and Clare - Open Book
Join Michele Magwood discussing the female voices at the heart of their novels with Rabih Alameddine and Margie Orford
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Admission: R40
Art of the E...
Art of the Essay
16:00
Location
Art of the Essay
Imraan Coovadia and Geoff Dyer talk to Hedley Twidle.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Admission: R40
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
WRITING TO B...
WRITING TO BE READ
18:00
Location
WRITING TO BE READ
Andrew Brown, Justin Fox and Fiona Leonard discuss their entertaining, issue driven novels with Diane Awerbuck.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
Urban Verse ...
Urban Verse – The Sequel
18:00
Location
Urban Verse – The Sequel
Join Jacob Sam-La Rose and Toni Stuart for a poetic conversation between Cape Town and London.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town 8001
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
Afrikaanse V...
Afrikaanse Voorlesing
18:00
Location
Afrikaanse Voorlesing
Kom luister na Andre P. Brink, Karin Brynard, Henry Cloete, Johan Vlok Louw, Jaco van Schalkwyk en Ingrid Winterbach.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
15 Million C...
15 Million Copies Sold
18:00
Location
15 Million Copies Sold
Raymond E Feist speaks to Sarah Lotz about Magician's End and all that went before.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
Writing to b...
Writing to be Read
18:00
Location
Writing to be Read
Andrew Brown, Justin Fox and Fiona Leonard discuss their entertaining, issue driven novels with Diane Awerbuck.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
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
The Doctor w...
The Doctor who Walked Away
20:00
Location
The Doctor who Walked Away
City Press Non-fiction Award Winner Maria Phalime talks to Ferial Haffajee about Postmortem. Haffajee will also announce the winner of the 2014 City Press Tafelberg Non-fiction Award.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Admission: R40
Literature M...
Literature Magazines: The Urgency of Literature and New Voices
20:00
Location
Literature Magazines: The Urgency of Literature and New Voices
Sean O'Toole discusses the importance of the platform with Ntone Edjabe (Chimurenga), Billy Kahora (Kwani?) and Helen Sullivan (Prufrock).
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Admission: R40
Author as Am...
Author as Ambassador
20:00
Location
Author as Ambassador
Zakes Mda and Deon Meyer talk to Margie Orford about representing South Africa to the rest of the world.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Admission: R40
Miskien
Drama about the lives of two guys
20:15
Location
Miskien
Performed in English and Afrikaans, Miskien is a simple story of two guys: best friends who are stuck in similar dead end jobs and nondescript lives, both waiting for Happy Hour at the end of each day...
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, CT
Time: 20:15 - 21:30
Admission: R80 - R145
Info: jeremy.daniel@uct.ac.za0861 915 8000
17Wed26 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
"WELLDONE"
This intervention is produced in coordination with The Michaelis City Proje...
09:00
Location
"WELLDONE"
Angelo Antonio Valerio, Marianne Thesen Law and Tiago Rodrigues play tok-tokkie with art events.
Venue: Harrington street, Cape Town
Time: 09:00 - 00:00
Admission: Free
Info: iamtiago@icloud.com0720654843
Comics Fest ...
Comics Fest Workshop: Parallel Lives
10:00
Location
Comics Fest Workshop: Parallel Lives - Open Book
A fun introduction to cartooning with Andy Mason (N.D. Mazin). Age 3 – 31. Bring drawing materials and some examples of your work. Paper supplied. The 2 most promising participants each win a plac...
Venue: Central Library Cape Town - Old Drill Hall, Cnr. Parade & Darling Streets
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Admission: R0
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
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
Facebook Hac...
As part of Loeries® Creative Week™ Cape Town, Facebook will host its fir...
10:00
Location
Facebook Hackathon Workshop
The Hackathon will be overseen by Rob Newlan, Head of Facebook Creative Shop Europe, Middle East and Africa. As the head of a team of creative directors, strategists, entrepreneurs, and technologists...
Venue: Cullinan Hotel, 1 Cullinan Street Cape Town Waterfront Cape Town 8001
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Free
Info: facebook@loeries.com011 447 6889
Outside In
Painter Clare Menck’s first solo exhibition at the Erdmann Gallery.
10:00
Location
Outside In
Outside In, her latest solo exhibition and first with Erdmann Contemporary, Clare Menck introduces a new palette of scenes painted at dusk and dawn – strongly referencing change. Known for her origi...
Venue: Erdmann Contemporary, 84 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Free
Info: galleryinfo@mweb.co.za021 422 2762
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
10:00
Location
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
Venue: Salon91, 91 Kloof St, Cape Town 8001
Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@salon91art.co.za 021 424 6930
Uptown Pushe...
An exhibition of posters and works of art that will be centered on the trol...
10:00
Location
Uptown Pushers
The idea is to pull the trolley pusher and informal trader out of the social peripheries; towards a more visible presence even in the increasingly gentrified area of Harrington Street and Cape Town's ...
Venue: Harrington Street
Time: 10:00 - 19:00
Admission: Free
Book Club Mo...
Book Club Morning 2
10:00
Location
Book Club Morning 2
Sefi Atta, Fiona Leonard and Zukiswa Wanner. Chaired by Kgomotso Matsunyane
Venue: The Book Lounge: 71 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Admission: R0
Poetica Writ...
Poetica Writing Workshop
10:00
Location
Poetica Writing Workshop - Open Book
Writing workshop with Liesl Jobson.
Venue: The Homecoming Centre – District Six Museum – 15 Buitenkant Street
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Admission: R60
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
MEET ADAM ST...
MEET ADAM STOWER!
14:00
Location
MEET ADAM STOWER! - Open Book
Internationally acclaimed children's author and illustrator speaks to Verushka Louw.
Venue: The Book Lounge: 71 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Admission: R0
COMICS FEST ...
COMICS FEST WORKSHOP: DRAW YOUR OWN SUPERHERO
15:30
Location
COMICS FEST WORKSHOP: DRAW YOUR OWN SUPERHERO - Open Book
Join Roberto and Su Opperman for a beginners class in drawing superheroes! Paper supplied, but please bring your own pencils or markers. 10 -15 years olds welcome. RSVP oppiekrom@yahoo.co.uk
Venue: Central Library Cape Town - Old Drill Hall, Cnr. Parade & Darling Streets
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Admission: R0
PEN DIALOGUE...
PEN DIALOGUE 2: MANDLA LANGA
16:00
Location
PEN DIALOGUE 2: MANDLA LANGA - open book
Mandla Langa discusses his new novel, Texture of Shadows, with Margie Orford.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Admission: R40
LANDSCAPE AR...
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
16:00
Location
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS - Open Book
Kader Abdolah, Damon Galgut and Marguerite Poland discuss constructing the literary foundations of their respective novels. Chaired by Jacqui L'Ange.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Admission: R40
GREAT TEXTS ...
GREAT TEXTS BIG QUESTIONS: TAIYE SELASI - Open Book
17:30
Location
GREAT TEXTS BIG QUESTIONS: TAIYE SELASI - Open Book
Taiye Selasi sits on panel with four MA students from University of Cape Town's Creative Writing MA Programme to discuss all things writing. Presented by the Gordon Institute of Performing and Creativ...
Venue: Hiddingh Hall Library, UCT’s Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Admission: R0
RAPE CRISIS ...
RAPE CRISIS PRESENTS: DUKER AND MBALO
18:00
Location
RAPE CRISIS PRESENTS: DUKER AND MBALO - Open Book
Ekow Duker (Dying in New York) and Sixolile Mbalo (Dear Bullet) speak to Sindiwe Magona.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
SURPRISING D...
SURPRISING DIVERSIONS
18:00
Location
SURPRISING DIVERSIONS - Open Book
Rabih Alameddine, Geoff Dyer, Deon Meyer and Henrietta Rose-Innes share a passion unrelated to their work as writers. Chaired by Ben Williams.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
TRANSLATING ...
TRANSLATING – IT’S MORE THAN LANGUAGE
18:00
Location
TRANSLATING – IT’S MORE THAN LANGUAGE - Open Book
Sefi Atta, Phillip Hensher and Felicitas Hoppe discuss translating concepts, the past and fact into fiction. Chaired by Derrick Higginbotham.
Venue: Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Admission: R40
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
18Thu25 events
Loeries Trad...
The Loerie Awards, in partnership with Film & Event Media, will again host ...
07:00
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: 07:00 - 21:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
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
ENGRAINED
This intervention is produced as part of the 2014 Michaelis School of Fine ...
09:00
Location
ENGRAINED
Exploring the relationship between temporary and permanent boundaries through the physical manifestation of social divides #michaeliscityproject2014
Venue: Canterbury Street
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Admission: 0
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
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
Outside In
Painter Clare Menck’s first solo exhibition at the Erdmann Gallery.
10:00
Location
Outside In
Outside In, her latest solo exhibition and first with Erdmann Contemporary, Clare Menck introduces a new palette of scenes painted at dusk and dawn – strongly referencing change. Known for her origi...
Venue: Erdmann Contemporary, 84 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Free
Info: galleryinfo@mweb.co.za021 422 2762
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
10:00
Location
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
Venue: Salon91, 91 Kloof St, Cape Town 8001
Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@salon91art.co.za 021 424 6930
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
19Fri9 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
Print in the...
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes over 100 works (comp...
10:00
Location
Print in the spotlight: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Jumuna family’s private collection. ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift’ offers the chance to see a substantial body of work characterising the Rorke’s Dr...
Venue: South African National Gallery, Government Ave, Cape Town 8000
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission: Varies
Info: alewis@iziko.org.za021 481 3961
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
10:00
Location
Distance
An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs
Venue: Salon91, 91 Kloof St, Cape Town 8001
Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Admission: Free
Info: info@salon91art.co.za 021 424 6930
The Laneway ...
Hosting a fun filled night of cooking where participants are urged to bot g...
17:00
Location
The Laneway Kitchen
Barrack Laneway will be used as the site where participants will be able to create a meal which they will then be able to share with the desired person.
Venue: Barrack Laneway
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
Admission: R0
Info: oelofsealex@gmail.com0784988430
Saturday Loe...
The dress code is Black Tie. Cocktails and snacks will be served prior to t...
17:30
Location
Saturday Loeries Award Ceremony
VIP guests will have access to the VIP lounge. The awards will conclude each evening around 9.30pm. No drinks are allowed in the auditorium and the bar will be closed during the awards.
Venue: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, Western Cape, South Africa
Time: 17:30 - 21:00
Admission: ticketholders 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
Miskien
Drama about the lives of two guys
20:15
Location
Miskien
Performed in English and Afrikaans, Miskien is a simple story of two guys: best friends who are stuck in similar dead end jobs and nondescript lives, both waiting for Happy Hour at the end of each day...
Venue: Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, CT
Time: 20:15 - 21:30
Admission: R80 - R145
Info: jeremy.daniel@uct.ac.za0861 915 8000
Saturday Nig...
On Saturday 20 September, afer the first night of the awards, everyone will...
22:00
Location
Saturday Night on Long
Loeries VIP Lounge venue Julep Lounge. Join the celebration on Long Street. Make sure you get your private invitations to the best agency parties in town.
Venue: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, Western Cape, South Africa
Time: 22:00 - 02:00
Admission: ticketholders
Info: info@loeries.com011 447 6889
20Sat8 events