Festivals

Muizenberg Village Street Festival

Muizenberg Village Street Festival

For the creative, community spritied readers out there, 17 on Loader guesthouse has heard about the creative collaboration that is Muizenberg Village Street festival. A perfect day out for the whole family, there's something for everyone! So if you are looking for something to do in Cape Town on Sunday the 12th of September, head on down to Muizenberg Village and check it out. The Muizenberg Village Street festival is a celebration of living, creating, working, surfing, dancing, visiting and collaborating in Muizenberg. It is a self- created festival that draws on the collective skills, talents and input from community members to make it happen. Sunday the 12th of September is the day, 10am -5pm around Palmer Rd, Muizenberg                  

Music

Cape Town Jazz Festival

The Mother City is set to be buzzing this weekend with visitors pouring in for the Two Oceans Marathon and the Cape Town Jazz Festival. If you prefer to work up a sweat to some soulful sax, then the CT Jazz Festival is where you'll want to be. Taking place on 3rd and 4th April across five different stages throughout the city, the renowned festival boasts a line-up that would make the Montreux Jazz Festival blush! To the more savvy Jazz-lovers out there, artists to tempt you include Jonathan Butler, George Benson, Judith Sephuma and Brooklyn Funk Essentials (to name a few). For those who are a little green on their Jazz greats, but are keen to party, Lira and TKZee are sure to get you jammin'.  Just so you're                  

Festivals

Cape Town Carnival

Cape Town Carnival 2010

For those of us who may have gone underground, and have missed the memo, this weekend brings the inaugural Cape Town Carnival. In South African sidewalk-style, performers and performance artists flood into the citybowl to celebrate Cape Town in carnival fashion. Thursday kicks off festivities with fashion shows at The Lookout - the V&A Waterfront. The catwalk will boast celebrity models and big-name South African designers - think the likes of hip-hop, Carducci, Kobus Dippenaar and Rosenwerth, all staged under the glass marquee of the Aston Martin rooftop. Then in the heart of the city - our own Greenmarket Square - live local acts throw down this Saturday the 20th. As of 6pm, local loves Locnville, Loyiso and Emo