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Festivals To Brighten Winter Around South Africa
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Festivals To Brighten Winter Around South Africa

With summer now definitely behind us, we're headed into the wet and/or icy season of the year. Here are a few events and Festivals across the country to liven the weight of winter... Encounters Film Festival: 4-14 June 2015 Africa's top documentary festival ...
30 outdoor spring events in South Africa, now in one calendar
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30 outdoor spring events in South Africa, now in one calendar

As it warms up and people head outdoors, leave space in your calendars for these inspiring events around the country. Our list of 30 outdoor spring events in South Africa ... in the WESTERN CAPE... 1. Hopefield Fynbos Show  29 – 31 August 2014 Head for t...
Your bucket list of things to do this winter holiday (that even the kids will like)
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Your bucket list of things to do this winter holiday (that even the kids will like)

Three long weeks of holiday! But it needn't feel like a burden for those with children. With a list of events that will keep both parents and kids happy, this winter break promises to be a good break all round. We list top events across South Africa - thing...
Cape Town Design Capital 2014 – diarise these events and projects
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Cape Town Design Capital 2014 – diarise these events and projects

Cape Town was recently listed one of 52 places the New York Times regards as THE places to visit in 2014. The loss of Mandela has placed South Africa in the hearts of many the world over. Cape Town as World Design Capital 2014, the article says, is grapplin...
Hair Raising Halloween Shenanigans
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Hair Raising Halloween Shenanigans

Halloween is also known as All Hallows Eve and is a holiday celebrated every year on 31 October. This devilish day originates from Samhain, which is an ancient Celtic festival that celebrated the end of the harvest season. During this period, Pagans would prep...
Tasting some of Durban’s finest at Taste of Durban Festival
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Tasting some of Durban’s finest at Taste of Durban Festival

The Taste of Durban Festival was held over this past weekend, July 26th – 28th. With family on holiday from Bahrain and grandparents available to babysit, a group of five of us (siblings and partners!) braved the blustery wind and slightly inclement conditions...
FOUR Annual Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss!
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FOUR Annual Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss!

Every city has one - a festival you just cannot miss. One that is worth going to because it's spectacularly unusual, and for a moment you can almost pretend that your life is hip and happening (I'll speak for myself, shall I?). Here are four such festivals ...
Cape Horticultural Society’s Spring Flower and Garden Show
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Cape Horticultural Society’s Spring Flower and Garden Show

Spring Fever is in the air! Why not visit the Cape Horticultural Society’s Spring Flower and Garden Show? For new information about upcoming shows see: Cape Horticultural Society’s Flower & Garden Show Scheduled for Sat 19th and Sunday 20th September at ...
Festivals in the Cape
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Festivals in the Cape

The amazing variety of festivals in the Cape is evidence of the fact that Capetonians like to celebrate. Having recently experienced the epic, eco-friendly Rocking the Daisies music festival in Darling, I can attest to the fact Cape Town’s party spirit is aliv...
Design for sustainable living expo in Hermanus
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Design for sustainable living expo in Hermanus

There is something so exciting about this time of year. Yes, it rains a great deal in the Western Cape (who’s complaining, it’s not like we get a lot!) but it’s also the time of the coming of the whales to our shores. I love the whales. These beautiful, gen...