CPT – Special Guide 04-10 Apr

K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge

The K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge is a gruelling test of strength, to say the least, and runners should make absolutely sure that they are as fit as a proverbial fiddle before committing to this mountainous task.

5 April @ 7am – 6pm

Table Mountain, Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 424 0015


Free Yoga Classes 

Held in the contemporary centre’s beautiful alfresco quad, the mahala classes are run in conjunction with YogaLife, a highly respected studio that’s also based in the pretty cobblestoned district. Thus, participants can expect to receive quality instruction from only top teachers that are well versed in the arts of stretching, breathing, posing and meditating.

Every Tuesday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm (Until June 2014) 

Cape Quarter Square, 27 Somerset Road, De Waterkant, Tel: (021) 421 1111


History Quiz

Test your knowledge of Fish Hoek Valley’s rich heritage at the Fish Hoek Valley Historical Association’s history quiz evening.

10 April @ 5:45pm – 7pm

R5 – R10

Blue Gecko Restaurant, 81 Main Road, Fish Hoek, Tel: 072 930 4798


Barrels & Beards 2014

Now in its 3rd year, the ever-popular Bot River Barrels & Beards, one of the quirkiest wine events on the circuit, invites enthusiasts to share in the fruit of the winemakers’ labour and to have fun with the locals at the same time.

5 April


Bot River, Tel: 082 8526547


Pick n Pay Taste of Cape Town

“Taste of Cape Town acts like a matchmaker between those who love to eat and those who love to feed them,” says Justine Drake, the food festival director. “Our festival fans enjoy the imaginative way that the latest dining concepts are expressed, the energetic buzz of foodies having fun and the personal contact with their food heroes.” 

3 – 6 April @ 6:30pm – 10:30pm

R80 – R685

Green Point Cricket Club, Corner Vlei & Fritz Sonnenberg Roads, Green Point, Tel: (021) 418 4516


ABSA KKNK Festival

Immerse yourself in a smorgasbord of stellar Afrikaans arts and culture in Oudtshoorn

The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival.  This eight-day multi-platform performance affair features cutting-edge theatrical productions, concerts, kid’s entertainment, dance performances and visual art installations.

Until 5 April @ 8am until late

FREE – R700

Various locations in Outshoorn, Tel: (044) 203 8600


The Spier Secret Courtyard

When the organisers of the popular Spier Secret Festival discovered an empty courtyard in the heart of Cape Town, they jumped at the chance to transform this space – at least temporarily – into a spot where people can relax, drink wine and embrace the creative energy of the World Design Capital.

Until End April @ 4pm (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) 

64 Wale Street, Cape Town, www.spiersecret.co.za


*The Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch

Enjoy classic film screenings under the African sky at this popular outdoor movie theatre

Banish the midweek blues with an evening under the stars on the sprawling lawns at Kirstenbosch for an open-air movie experience.

Every Wednesday @ 6pm – 10pm

R70 – R110

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Drive, Kirstenbosch, Newlands, Tel: 086 1225598