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For some time now, Cape Town residents have grappled with the spectre of Day Zero – the day on which the regular flow of water will be cut by the city, in an effort to deal with the severe drought that is still underway. Happily, Day Zero has been pushed back to 2019, largely through…

Rising to prominence through a breakthrough performance at Woodstock in 1969, Carlos Santana has a career that’s spanned over half a century. And now, he’s coming to South Africa. The Legend Of Santana Born in Mexico in 1947, Carlos Santana was taught music from an early age: his father, a mariachi musician, introduced him to…

For one weekend this March, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival is once more coming to the Mother City, and bringing with it a host of local and international talent. Held over two days, the Festival offers a number of events for attendees. Over forty artists performing at multiple venues makes this a true smorgasbord…

  With a well-earned reputation as the most beautiful race in the world, the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon has, over nearly 50 years of operation, been a showcase for the best of Cape Town. This year’s race, taking place on Easter weekend – March 30 and 31 – is going ahead despite the current…

The Cape Town Cycle Tour. Famous across the world as the largest individually timed cycle race – every year, as many as 35 000 entrants come together in this festival of the pedalled wheel. The size of the event means that it’s important to be properly organised, if you want to get the best from the…

As the new year kicks off, the Western Cape beckons, dense with the potential for exploration and adventure. Use our quick guide for exploration inspiration as you plan your year of fun. Roadtrippin’ Route 62 Winding from Cape Town all the way to Port Elizabeth, Route 62 is an alternative to the Garden Route that…

Ultra Music Festival returns to Cape Town for its fifth instalment on 9 and 10 February 2018. As part of Ultra Worldwide, the festival showcases some of the top local and international electronic music performers. From its inception, the festival has stood as an inspiration of the reach and joy that can be had by…

In early 2018 British comedian Michael McIntyre lands once more on South African Shores. Performing at Cape Town’s Grandwest Casino on 18 and 19 January, McIntyre will bring his unique brand of comedy here as part of his Big World Tour. The comedian, with a host of accomplishments to his name, is best known for…

Held at the – frankly stunning – Cape Town Stadium, the event brings together sixteen men’s and sixteen women’s sevens rugby teams from around the world. Use our beginners’ guide to sevens rugby to make sure that you’re up-to-speed when the party rolls in to town. What is the World Rugby Sevens Series? Despite only…

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the world’s premier yacht events, held every three years. The 2017-18 version features seven teams in a nine-month round-the-world marathon. With previous editions covering nearly 70 000km, this is a truly gruelling undertaking. Starting in Alicante, in Spain, the race first stopped in Lisbon, before the yachts turned South…