Cape Town Events Guide -9June

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

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show Public Tasting

For one night only, you can sip, swirl and sample some of South Africa’s sterling vintages. Known as one of the country’s most respected national wine competitions, the showcase gives ordinary folk the rare opportunity to discover and sample some of the very best vinos from more than 30 wine categories, including everything from MCCs and Sauvignon Blanc to Pinotage and Port.

8 June

R175 – R190

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), 1 Lower Long St, Cape Town

083 915 8000

The Naked Word Festival

The 2017 Naked Word poetry and spoken word festival  is deeply implanted in Cape Town’s art scene as well as South Africa’s performance art community The event attracts the attendance of poets and audiences from all over the country. The theme for this festival is “I speak of My Inherent-Age”.

8 to 11 June

R30 – R100

The Drawing Room (8 June)/Theatre Arts Admin Collective, Observatory, Cape Town


Harry Potter Quiz Night at Knead

Knead at Palmyra Junction in collaboration with OMG Quiz Nights are hosting a Harry Potter extravaganza aimed to test even the biggest pottterhead’s knowledge. The quiz will focus on the films instead of the books, much to many fan’s horror.

9 June, 7PM

R50 p/p

Knead Bakery, Palmyra Junction, Claremont

Hermanus Fynarts

An all-encompassing arts and culture festival with a programme packed with visual arts, literature, music and award-winning food and wine. The fair takes over the quaint coastal town with exciting exhibitions, musical performances, talks covering everything from ceramics to photography as well as a number of workshops for aspiring artists and cooks as well as fun activities for little ones. It’s also a festival of food and film: guests can attend everything from wine pairings to screenings of vintage Hollywood movies.

9-18 June

The Wedding Expo

If you’re a bride or groom hoping to survive the pressure-filled wedding planning process then this is one event you can’t afford to miss! With a vast array of stalls from the top vendors in the country, this exhibition at the boasts everything from planners, to photographers, florists, fashion designers, teeth whiteners, hair stylists, stationers and more! It’s your one stop shop to get all the planning out of the way for your big day.

10 – 11 June

R30 – R80

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), 1 Lower Long St, Cape Town

083 915 8000

The Everywoman Project

The Everywoman Project’s next workshop takes place with the women of Langa, with tea, biscuits and story-sharing. The Everywoman project, a fabric initiative designed to bring together women from all of Cape Town’s communities, is a collaboration between the CCDI, the Artscape and Woman Zone. The aim of this project is to create a massive quilt in honour of Women’s Day in August. Free transport is provided for participants to Langa and back. Everyone will meet at the Woman Zone’s Women’s Library, ground floor at the Artscape Theatre at 1:15PM. 

10 June, 2PM

iKhaya le Langa, N’Dabeni St, cnr Rubusana St, Langa, Cape Town
083 431 9986

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

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