Neighbourhood News Update: 26 November 2021


The V&A Waterfront’s award-winning festive celebrations come to life this week, with the opening of a large, and comprehensive exhibition of African basketry showcasing woven vessels, furniture, jewellery, and much more from different communities stretching from KZN, Ghana to Zambia and Uganda. This joins the installation of equally beautiful Travelling Totems that compliment other installations that form the cornerstone of the neighbourhood’s festive décor over the December holiday season.

The 100 Beautiful Baskets exhibition, which was curated by Platform Creative, opened for public viewing from 25 November.

100 Beautiful Baskets exhibition:

Time: 10am – 7pm daily

Entrance: free

Venue: Old Nu Metro Cinema complex, Level 1, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre (above H&M)

Tesla Model X display at the V&A

Growthpoint Properties and Rubicon Group, a sustainable technology company have partnered to raise the profile of renewable energy by bringing the first Tesla Model X Performance Edition all-electric SUV into the country, the only model in the continent. The vehicle will be hosted at the V&A this Saturday, outside Mugg & Bean. Visitors also stand to win an EcoFlow River Pro portable battery valued at R12 000.

Black Friday

Shop our Black Friday offers here.

New in the neighbourhood:

Cabo Beach Club

Escape to a summer paradise and experience dining like no other at the new Cabo Beach Club restaurant, situated in the former Shimmy space. Guests can expect a contemporary take on sushi, wood-fired traditional Neapolitan pizzas, bountiful seafood dishes and mouth-watering burgers to name a few, delivered under the guidance of well-known local chef, Ryan Cole.

What’s on in the neighbourhood:

  • Take the Stage Series: The Rivertones – Canal district bridge edge near Battery Park (28 Nov)
  • Record fair – Makers Landing (28 Nov)

Visit our website  for more details and for the full events schedule.

Footfall update

We are continuing to register growth in visitor numbers week on week with international tourists being seen across our neighbourhood. Our numbers were 287k over the past week.