Cape Town -Events Guide 15May

Science Circus

Dr Graham Walker’s high-energy science show with workshops and activities.

15 May @ 6pm


Science Centre, Cape Town Science Centre, 370B Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 3200


City Walk Saturdays

A collaborative community placemaking project that creates the opportunity to use the inner city “as a place to play, meet and create,” connecting significant places in the urban heart of Cape Town through storytelling, public art and walking tours to bring public spaces to life activities such as soccer, giant chess, face-painting, jumping castles, chalk paintings, board games, yoga and dancing are organised.

16 May @ 10am – 2pm


Company’s Gardens, St Georges Mall,


Franschhoek Literary Festival

Sarah Waters, Deon Meyer, Mike van Graan, Hugh Masekela and Zelda La Grange are amongst a lineup of over 170 writers from South Africa and overseas giving a series of informal discussions and debates to promote reading and writing in South Africa.

15 – 17 May @ 10am – 5pm


In and around Franschhoek,


Winemaker’s Dinner

A food and wine pairing evening, with food prepared by Johnny Hamman, 2014 Kokkedoor winner and wines selected by Cellar Master, Niel Bester.

16 May @ 7pm


The Manor House, Plaisir de Merle, Simondium, on R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek, Tel: (021) 874 1071


The Cape Orchid Society Autumn Show

An array of orchids and exotic plants on display as well as for sale.

16 & 17 May

R5 – R15

Alphen Centre, Constantia Main Road, Constantia, Tel: 072 3767045


Good Food & Wine Show

The annual foodie exhibition offers demos, tastings, cooking classes and appearances by internationally acclaimed chefs including The Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro and MasterChef Australia judge, chef and author, Matt Preston.

21 – 24 May @ 10am  – 9pm

R50, R110 & R130

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Tel: (021) 702 2280 / 0861 366343