Winter may be here but Cape Town is still bussing with events, activities and experiences to warm up the cold days. From world-class theatre to special winter restaurant menus, here are some of our June highlights.
The popular Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunsfees (KKNK) presents the iconic one-woman show, Die Naaimasjien (The SewingMachine) by Rachelle Greeff as part of its virtual 2021 programme.
When: Until 27 June
Cost: R150 | Book Now
Nederburg’s The Manor is now serving a new winter menu of breakfasts, lunches, shared feasts and picnics, created by chef Jerry Kennedy and his team to showcase the best of local seasonal ingredients.
Where: The Manor, Nederburg, Paarl
When: Mondays to Sundays 9am to 4pm | Closed on Tuesdays)
The luxury Mirage Catamaran is back with their Dinner Theatre At Sea experience featuring a musical production and a three-course dinner. The event also includes a 3-hour yacht cruise aboard The Mirage and a gin-tasting experience.
Where: The Mirage, V&A Waterfront
When: 12 June at 5pm
Cost: R1,200 | Early Bird R950 | Book Now
The Baxter Theatre presents a special preview season of Nobel Prize-winning author JM Coetzee’s Life and Times of Michael K, adapted for the stage by Lara Foot, in collaboration with the Handspring Puppet Company.
Where: Baxter Theatre
When: 7 to 19 June
Cost: R250 | Book Now
The UCT Irma Stern Museum presents an exhibition of Nudes by Irma Stern, featuring her paintings, drawings, sketches and sculptures of nudes as echoes of wider socio-political trends.
Where: UCT Irma Stern Museum
When: Throughout June
Cost: R65 | U18s, students, pensioners, UCT staff: free
A series of yoga classes happening in front of the Aquarium’s mesmerising, large-scale I&J Ocean Exhibit, every Monday evening.The classes are offered by yoga instructor Magenta.
Where: Two Oceans Aquarium
When: Every Monday until the end of June at 6.30pm
Cost: R220 per person | Book Now
Fresh from their successes in major European opera houses, Vuvu Mpofu and Lukhanyo Moyake return to Cape Town Opera to headline a semi-staged concert version of Bizet’s lush South-Asian fantasia, conducted by world-renowned British maestro Jan Latham-Koenig.
When: 15,17 and 19 June
Cost: R300 per person | Book Now
Park Inn by Radisson Newlands aims to get locals to rediscover the Southern Suburbs with their series of winter warmer events, created to support local and inspiring Capetonians to enjoy new tastes and flavours, the series features five prominent wine farms.
Where: Park Inn by Radisson Newlands
When: 26 June
Cost: R275 per person | Book Now
Infecting the City is a public art event that transforms Cape Town’s communal spaces into spectacular entertainment venues, reimagining transport and shopping hubs, squares, gardens, and public walkways as stages showcasing an array of art forms.
Where: Various venue in Cape Town CBD
When: Until 30 June
Hotel Sky, the new addition to Cape Town’s iconic skyline, is now open and offers guests a state-of-the-art accommodation and dining experience with 360-degree views of the city.
Where: Lower Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town