August 06, 2013
Women’s Day Events 2013 in Cape Town
Fazielah Williams has lived in and loved her Mother City since birth. Having lived all over the Peninsula during her childhood, she now calls the picturesque City Bowl home and likes nothing more than watching the sun set over Table Bay from the window of her apartment.
A lover of the arts and proud Cape Town fanatic, Fazielah began her writing career by spending many hours as a child conjuring fantastical stories that featured independent heroines from faraway lands who saved the Prince instead. This Capetonian princess has enjoyed stints as a magical arts PRO and TV publicist before finding her calling as a travel writer.
When not waxing lyrical about the Fairest Cape’s most loved attractions and activities and embarking on unexpected adventures, Fazielah can usually be found taking in a show at one of the City’s fabulous theatres.
It’s August in the passionate, powerful and inspirational Mother City and that means we are celebrating our femininity in honour of National Women’s Day on Friday 9 August 2013.
Thanks to the women who marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria in 1956, to protest against the pass laws, modern-day Capetonian women, like their sisters country-wide enjoy the right to independence and equality and where better to celebrate it than on the Fairest Cape’s streets and shores?
Join me in a month long celebration of girl power at these top Women’s Day 2013 Events in Cape Town:
Tea Time Treats:
Your Pink Tea, which includes a glass of pink Méthode Cap Classique, is a mere R 145 per person.
Date: 1 - 31 August
Location: 12 Apostles Hotel&Spa, Camps Bay
Contact: +27(0)21 437 9092
Website: http:// www.12apostleshotel.com
Diamonds and a complimentary glass of Graham Beck Sparkling Wine are a girl’s best friend at the statuesque One&Only Cape Town hotel at the V&A Waterfront this Women’s Day.
For the lucky ladies savouring the precious stone- inspired Afternoon Tea or lunch at Reuben’s,there will be a chance of winning a half carat, Champagne coloured diamond valued at approximately R15,000 from Uwe Koetter.
Support your sisters-in-fashion Jenny le Roux at Habits, Gabi Rosenwerth at Rosenwerth and Stefania Morland as they showcase their latest collections on the runway this Women’s Day weekend.
Date: 8 -10 August
Location: Cape Town International Convention Centre
Contact: +27(0)11 296 6960
Get your dance on at the fabulous deep house music celebration, That’s What She Said, at the Grand Cafe & Beach in Granger Bay.
Featuring the likes of international DJ sensation Karina (Zoo Project) and local deck masters, Vanessa Holliday, Nicole Weitsz and The Grand Café and Beach resident DJ, January One with delicious food served through the night, this is one party you and your gal pals won’t want to miss.
Date: 8 August
Location: The Grand Cafe & Beach, Granger Bay Road, Granger Bay
Contact: +27(0)21 433 0930
Get a little hot under the collar and open your wallets, girls, because those dangerously good-looking fellas at Café Caprice are once again up for grabs!
Date: 9 August
Location: Café Caprice, Camps Bay
Artscape Women’s/Humanity Arts Festival
The dramatic Artscape Theatre pays homage to the beautiful women of our nation with their annual Arts Festival.
From moving stage productions to thrilling musical concerts and inspirational exhibitions, there is so much to see and enjoy at this Festival.
Date: 7 -10 August
Location: Artscape Theatre, Cape Town
Contact: +27(0)21 410 9800
TheatreSports by Improguise
The Mother City's insanely talented improv group, Improguise will host Women's Day themed shows of their long-running TheatreSports performances at the Kalk Bay Theatre in August, and this is your chance to participate.
For Women’s Month, they are calling for people to send in names of famous, impressive women. The best suggestions win tickets to see a show in which their woman will appear as a character so get cracking on suggestions!
Date: 6 - 31 August
Location: Kalk Bay Theatre, Kalk Bay
Outdoor Girls’ Fun:
Put on your running shoes and do your bit for charity with this beloved racing event in Stellenbosch on Women’s Day.
Date: 9 August
Contact: +27(0)21 511 7130
Discover what’s on in Cape Town by visiting our events page.