Arcadia St, Darling
Created by the iconic South African comedian Pieter Dirk-Uys for his alter ego Evita Bezuidenhout, the theatre was converted from an old train station, and is now a reflection of the personality of the character of Evita with an eclectic mix of South African culture and quirky art and politcal satire pieces
Situated across the Swing Bridge from the main area of the V&A Waterfront, this building was formerly the Port Captain’s office. Nowadays the precinct features the Victorian Gothic-style Clock Tower (1882) as well as the Nelson Mandela Gateway’s museum, ticket desk and departure point for ferries to Robben Island. Occasional events include buskers and art exhibitions.More
120 km north east of Cape Town
Vibe: Friendly and laid back charm. The narrow, tree-lined Church Street, while not the main road of Tulbagh, holds the key to its heart. The residents are justifiably proud of its history and its fine wines, and will happily engage in conversation with visitors.
Darling St (overlooking the Grand Parade)
The building was designed as the result of a public competition, the winning architects being Messrs Harry Austin Reid and Frederick George Green, with the contractors being Messrs T. Howard and F. G. Scott. Much of the building material, including fixtures and fittings was imported from Europe.
1 Lower Long St, Cape Town
Opened in 2003, the CTICC quickly became the regular venue for large national and international conferences as well as for big events such as the International Boat Show and the Design Indaba Conference as well as popular exhibitions such as the CapeHomemakers Expo, the Good Food and Wine Show and Decorex
75 km from Cape Town
Vibe: A bustling village, Franschhoek revolves around its gourmet restaurants, its wine farms and its French heritage. With these in mind, there is always a chance for a festival and the annual calendar is filled with events that attract large crowds from across the Western Cape.
Activities and Attractions: Food, wine, art, pottery, hiking, horse riding, fly-fishing, mountain bikingMore