Cape Town Events Guide -2June

Soup, Sip and Bread Winter Feast

Tuck into a vast variety of hearty homemade soups perfectly paired with signature wines. Twelve of the region’s wine farms invite locals to spend the weekend indulging in hearty broths, chowders and freshly baked artisan breads while soaking up live entertainment at this annual shindig.

2 – 4 June

Durbanville Wine Valley

083 310 1228

Charlie Chaplin Marathon at Nomad

Nomad hosts a “romance filled” Charlie Chaplin movie marathon every Monday until the end of June. Nomad also offers a ‘Date Night Combo’ which includes 2 tickets, 2 burger and chips specials, and 2 glasses of Diemersfontein wine.

Mondays, 7PM

NOMAD Bistro & Bar, 33 Waterkant St, CBD, Cape Town
021 418 3020

Encounter Film Festival 2017

Watch the most-buzzed-about local and international documentaries at this 10-day film festival where filmmakers from around the globe get the chance to strut their stuff.

1 to 11 June

R55 per film

Cinema Nouveau, V&A Waterfront/The Labia Theatre, 68 Orange Street, Gardens

021 418 3310/021 418 3271

Blaauwberg Art Society (BASE)

Visitors are welcome to attend the monthly meeting at Milnerton Bowls Club. Craig Paton Ash will do a pictorial presentation: “Sketch it, Paint it” step by step of how he composes and completes a fairly complex water colour from start to finish inclusive of a picture of the subject matter and then the same with a sketch.  Coffee, Tea and snacks available.

6 June, 6.45PM


083 455 4930

The RAM Mentorship Fundraiser

Join us for an evening of great jazz by the Collective Collaboration of Top Cape Town based artists, contributing to the growth and development of young emerging leaders who are currently serving on the 1 year, “Raising Admirable Mentors” (RAM) programme offered by Cape Town’s international, Leadership and Personal Development Coach, Trainer and Speaker, Denzel Pedro Smit, as they “Lead from where they are.”  

1 June, 8PM


Artscape Opera House, D.F. Malan St, Cape Town

083 270 8046

Imagine! Family Magic Spectacular

This dazzling show features South Africa’s top children’s entertainers in a fantastical world filled with incredible illusions, dazzling magic, hilarious antics and fun-filled fantasy for the whole family. You’ll be whisked away to a land of make-believe-come-true.

3 June

R135 – R160

Artscape Opera House, D.F. Malan St, Cape Town

083 270 8046

Good Food & Wine Show 2017

South Africa’s largest culinary event. Ticket holders at the “innovative, creative, informative and entertaining” event attend theatres – Chefs Open Theatre, Baking Theatre, Wine Theatre, Kids Corner, Partner Theatres and more – free of charge, as well as having access to a high level of both local and international chefs and sommeliers, such as Marco Pierre White, J’Something, Reza Mahammad , Jenny Morris and more.

2 to 4 June, 10AM

R60 – R160

Cape Town International Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St, Cape Town


25 years – An Acrobatic Walk down Memory Lane

Zip Zap collaborates with schools and NGOs providing them with a platform to raise funds for their chosen cause. This year Zip Zap presents its newest show 25 years – An Acrobatic Walk down Memory Lane, which is a celebration of how the circus has changed lives and impacted communities in greater Cape Town. June’s performance showcases students from Zip Zap’s advanced programmes, where they show off the results of their incredible dedication and team.

3 June, 1PM


Zip Zap Circus School Dome, Founders Garden, Jan Smuts St, Cape Town
021 421 8622

We Love Leopards

The Cape Leopard Trust and the Zip Zap Circus team up for a charity performance, We Love Leopards, to mark World Environment Day. Proceeds go toward the purchase of new equipment for the Cederberg wilderness camp.

3 June, 1PM


Zip Zap Circus Tent, 10 Jan Smuts St, Cape Town

Naked Girls Reading presents A Menagerie

An international nude literary salon that sees a small cast of women remove their clothing and read personal selections to the audience.Naked Girls Reading was founded in Chicago in March 2009 by international showgirl Michelle L’amour and her husband Franky Vivid. Since then the event has grown exponentially with chapters in over twenty cities across five continents.
1 & 2 June, 9PM

R130 – R160

Alexander Bar, 76 Strand St, Cape Town

021 300 1088

Incredible Illusions

Incredible Illusions is the antithesis of your traditional exhibition experience. No hallowed halls, no soft chamber music and no photography bans. The exhibition is meant to be a fun event from beginning to end.  From finding new and inventive poses on the artworks to creating your own master piece in the art Jamming section.

Until 23 July 10AM to 7PM

R100 – R480

Watershed, Jubilee Hall, Waterfront


First Thursdays Cape Town

First Thursdays Cape Town is a free cultural experience where art galleries and other cultural attractions are open to the public on the first Thursday of every month. The night is as much about experiencing art and culture as it is about exploring the city on foot.

5PM to 9PM