155 Loop Street
Alliance Francaise is a popular venue for intimate cultural events. The facility also offers conferences, English & French classes and assistance, art exhibitions, group lectures, a French cafe, a multimedia library, interpretations and translations.
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
71 Waterkant St, along the Fan Walk, Cape Waters Building
This modern, cutting edge space offers a design reference library, a gallery-style exhibition room, a 98-seater state of the art theatre-style auditorium, a conference centre, a glass-encased rooftop area with panoramic views of the city, a newsstand that offers a limited number of international and local design magazines and an on-site restaurant and homeware store run by talented food artist Jacques Erasmus.
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.
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