Skye Grove

About Skye Grove

Skye is a thinker, a doer and a maker. She wants to live in a city that is socially and economically equal and integrated.

Skye believes in the power of content and collaboration, loves street photography, anthropology and telling the stories of inspiring people and places in words and pictures.

In her previous work lives, Skye has been a journalist, speech writer, public relations officer, copywriter, creative director, social media advocate, teacher and barista. She counts herself lucky to have worked in communications across Africa and Europe and is an advocate for the benefits that a fully integrated communications approach can bring to an organisation.

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Recent Posts

Photograph your central city story and win R200k worth of prizes
10 July 2015

What visual treasures will you capture along the City Walk route? Taj Cape Town have launched an Instagram competition asking just that, and in the spirit of their fifth birthday, are offering winners luxurious prizes.

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The Cape Town Partnership is hiring. Do you have what it takes?
30 June 2015

As we are about the start the implementation of our 2015/6 business plan, we are expanding our team with a call to passionate Capetonians across a variety of disciplines.

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City Walk Saturdays kick-starts new storytelling route for Cape Town CBD
20 April 2015

Cape Town’s CBD was at play on Saturday 18 April 2015 as the first ever City Walk Saturdays was launched by the Cape Town Partnership. 

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City Walk’s urban energy fuels Cape Town Big 7
15 April 2015

Brett Hendricks on Wednesday 15 April announced the launch of the Cape Town Big 7. Addressing the World Travel Market at the CTICC, Hendricks said Cape Town’s “bucket list” of key tourist attractions has expanded with the inclusion of the new Cape Town City Walk.

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Win an iPad Mini at City Walk Saturdays
13 April 2015

Join the Cape Town Partnership, along with Instagrammers Cape Town and Instagrammers South Africa, to discover the new Cape Town City Walk, a route that encompasses the sights, sounds, tastes and stories of Cape Town’s urban heart.

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Open Streets: Langa comes out to play
30 March 2015

The recipe is simple: take cars out of the street and turn it over to the people. When Open Streets takes place in Langa, however, it’s an altogether more vibrant game, writes Cape Town Partnership communications manager Skye Grove.

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Molo: The Future City edition
17 March 2015

What will our city be like in 2050? In the new edition of Molo we explore what the future may hold for Cape Town.

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CT in 20 pictures: then and now
Skye Grove
21 January 2015

How has Cape Town been depicted visually over time? In the December 2014 Molo: Picture Imperfect City, Lisa Burnell and Skye Grove found images showing how the inhabitants of our city have drawn, painted, mapped and photographed the Mother City over the past five centuries. How do we see our city? This is the question we explore in the

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WDC2014’s Design Engine to drive creativity and connections
27 May 2014

The Cape Town Partnership is delighted about the launch of World Design Capital’s Design Engine, a digital platform that will visibly and comprehensively showcase the 460 WDC-recognised projects, nine of which are Cape Town Partnership initiatives.

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The value of public art
21 October 2013

 Cities all over the world gain value through public art – cultural, social, as well as economic value. Done well, public art can help humanise the built environment and invigorate public space, while being characteristic of a city’s public history and developing culture, reflecting and revealing the society we live in, and adding meaning to

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