Ard Matthews & Friends Benefit Concert.


    On the 25th August 2011 the annual Ard Matthews & Friends Benefit Concert with the MYLIFE Foundation will take place at the Upper EastSide Hotel. This amazing concert will be headlined by Ard Matthews who will be joined by fellow artists D7, CrashCarBurn, Louise Day, Laudo, lead singer from aKing and Dino Moran as DJ, who will all be contributing their time and talent to this worthy cause. The MyLife Foundation is an organization that is close to Ard Matthew’s heart and one that strives to make a difference in the lives of the children and youth of South Africa. This year all concert ticket sales and money raised through the auction will go to the Ubuntu Village Project. The MyLife foundation has                  

About Cape Town

Final Draw Fever


It's Friday and Final Draw Fever is about to set in! At exactly 12h00 today the festivities begin in the city center. Long Street will be the eye of the fan fest storm - expect singers, stilt-walkers and (true to South Africa) some free shows from surprising sidewalk talent. Loads of people have been planning their escape from the 2010 mayhem, but what they haven't kept in mind is that, aside from the soccer, South Africa really knows how to party. I'm anticipating that tonight will put patriotism into perspective, as South African gets its first chance to dance on the world stage. In the spirit of inclusion and diversity the festival is free entry and the line-up is jam-packed with  South African flavour - highlights                  


Guest House to participate in One Year Countdown to 2010 FIFA World Cup celebrations.

On Thursday, 11 June 2009, the 2010 FIFA World Cup will be exactly one year away. 17 on Loader Guest House is going to join Cape Town Tourism in celebrating this milestone. Cape Town Tourism plans a fun day of activities, including a symbolic football kick-off on Table Mountain at noon. The activities include a City Sightseeing bus which will take a party of soccer celebrities, fans and guests through the city. For a map on on this, see The bus is scheduled to travel around the City between 10h30 and 11h30 en route to Table Mountain for the noon kick-off. All of us "Slaapstadters" have been urged  to actually get out of our beds (I know this is a tough one!) have a huge cup of coffee (Origin coffee