Neighbourhood News Update: 13 October 2023


Cape Town’s vibrant culinary scene just got even more exciting with Time Out Market Cape Town set to open at the Waterfront to the public on Friday, 17 November 2023 at 11am. The space will open daily at the below times:

  • Sunday to Wednesday: 11am – 10pm
  • Thursday to Saturday: 11am – 11pm

Included in the updated list of chefs is Chef Peter Tempelhoff – of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, FYN who partners with Chef Shin Takagi – of two-star Michelin restaurant Zeniya in Kanazawa, Japan both offering authentic contemporary Japanese sushi with Sushiya.

Kapoochka, founded by Chef Hitesh Panchal, a much-loved favourite at Makers Landing moves to Time Out Market to continue its delectable offering of Indian street food with a contemporary twist. Click here to read more

Silo concerts are back!

Join us at the Silo District every first Friday of the month from November up until March 2024, to experience the best of Cape Town’s musical talent. Visitors can expect to be entertained throughout the festive period.

Bring along friends and family, and enjoy the beautiful ocean views, stunning sunsets, and outstanding performances. Click here for more information.

Here’s a breakdown of the full line-up:

  • 03 Nov 2023 – Don Vino featuring Selim Kagee
  • 01 Dec 2023 – Swing City
  • 05 Jan 2024 – Matthew Mole
  • 03 Feb 2023 – Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 01 Mar 2024 – Mini Jazz fest

Fuel your passion for coffee at Specialty Coffee Expo

South Africa’s biggest coffee expo is coming to Makers Landing on October 28th to 30th at 18h00.

This event is a coffee lover’s dream, featuring specialty coffee from top roasters across South Africa, including local roasters from our neighborhood, namely: Shift Espresso Bar, Moses Coffee, Rosetta Roastery and much more.

Attendees will also witness the Speciality Coffee Association of Southern Africa (SCASA) Western Cape Barista champs competing in cup tasters, barista, and latte art competitions while enjoying culinary delights from the local makers. Mug on over and get your tickets here.

Artist Alliance unveils new crop of creatives

The V&A Waterfront Artist Alliance, an initiative aimed at nurturing young creatives in Cape Town, has unveiled its latest cohort of creative entrepreneurs. This program, lasting 8 weeks and led by Creative Nestlings, will provide artists with a mix of practical advice and industry-specific knowledge. The program seeks to showcase and celebrate the artistic perspectives of these young creatives.

This year’s new group of young creatives includes:

  • Graphic Design: Carmen Jacobs
  • Illustration: Larissa Mwanyama
  • Music Production: Sipho Ngqayimbana
  • Animation: Anelissa Nkanyuza
  • Videography: Lehlohonolo Ndlovu
  • Fine Arts: Dumisane Mparutsa

Click here to read more.

Other events to look forward to this week

Event: Helpmekaar Kollege Tour Choir

Date: Saturday, 14 October

Time: 18h00 – 20h00

Location: Amphitheatre Stage

Experience the blend of harmonies in this 80-person choir, offering a diverse repertoire from American Spirituals to beloved South African classics, and newly composed pieces.

Event: A21 Walk for Freedom

Date: Saturday, 14 October

Time: 18h00 – 20h00

Location: Makers Landing to Jetty 1

Join the global movement against human trafficking at A21’s 9th annual Walk For Freedom, where we walk in silence, while sharing vital information in order to raise awareness.

Event: Ocean Globe Race

Date: Sunday, 15 October – Saturday, 5 November.

Time: 18h00 – 20h00

Location: Quay 6

Sail the globe like it’s 1973! The Ocean Globe Race: An eight-month retro adventure in celebration of the Whitbread Round the World Race’s 50th anniversary, where ordinary sailors become extraordinary heroes on a high-seas journey filled with camaraderie and fresh ocean breeze.