July 3, 2020

Edition 8 is on the streets! Look out for your copy.


What started in London as a way to make art galleries and museums more accessible to the public, and then spread to many cities of the world, came to Cape Town at the end of 2012: “First Thursdays”.
Save yourself the pain of commuting in the peak. Treat yourself to a quiet breakfast at one of the city’s many great cafés and restaurants, with time to catch up on your emails and the news of the day. These are some of CityLife’s favourite early-morning eateries:
The Cape Town Fringe festival is on now and runs until the 8th of October. It is staged by the National Arts Festival and brings us some of the highlights from Grahamstown (among other things).

Explore the city

Sep 30, 2016
The red Hop On Hop Off City Sightseeing buses are a familiar sight to the residents of Cape Town. I have always regarded them as belonging to a separate zone, a dimension of the city that exists for tourists only. Until recently that is, when I travelled on them for…

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Oct 04, 2016
Signup for our weekly news and what's on, and stand a chance to win one of the following:   A night for two at the Fountains Hotel A night for two, including breakfast, worth R1 500. The perfect opportunity to enjoy First Thursdays or the Tuning the Vine wine event…
There’s always lots to do in Cape Town, but this weekend’s Heritage Day celebrations add so much more, with all the major city museums inviting the public in for free. Start early and make a day of it on foot.
The Cape Town Fringe arts festival opens its doors for its third year on 22 September, presenting a varied and engaging programme under the artistic direction of Rob Murray.
Turn your smartphone into a private tour guide and enjoy engaging walking tours about the heritage and culture of central Cape Town.
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