Company's Garden

Summer 2014/15: dates to remember
20 November 2014

The end of the year is always a time when the people of Cape Town share the festive spirit. Join in the “gees” with these key events.

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Celebrating our collectiveness
12 November 2014

Having launched the new City Walk project at last week’s AGM, Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana explains why a collaborative people-centric approach to Cape Town’s public space is so important, in her fortnightly Cape Times column this week.

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Free WiFi now being piloted at top of St George’s Mall
11 November 2014

Free WiFi is now available to anyone near the top of St George’s Mall, in a pilot phase of the ongoing collaboration between Connected Space, the Central City Improvement District and the Cape Town Partnership.

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Street life of Cape Town to be newest attraction of the Big Six
5 November 2014

A new urban attraction in the CBD, The City Walk, will be co-created through multi-level stakeholder engagement, announced the Cape Town Partnership at its AGM on Wednesday 5 November. Unfolding in 2015, it will bring the city’s Big Six tourism attractions (Cape Point, Robben Island, Groot Constantia, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch and the V&A Waterfront) up

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Healthy trees for a healthy life
1 October 2014

Trees have an economic, social and environmental value to every city, and Cape Town needs more of them to fortify its resilience, writes Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana for the Cape Times.

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Rooting for history
22 July 2014

The City of Cape Town has restored part of the popular Company’s Garden to its original purpose of vegetable, fruit and herb patch. The idea is to raise awareness around food security, promote urban agriculture and provide an educational springboard for learners and citizens.                        

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Heritage Week 2013: Reclaiming, restoring and celebrating our living heritage
18 September 2013

What do you have planned for Heritage Day in Cape Town (24 September 2013)? Whatever you do, be sure to visit the Company’s Garden for events and activations all aimed at ‘reclaiming, restoring and celebrating our living heritage’, courtesy of Iziko Museums, the Department of Arts and Culture and stakeholders in and around the Company’s

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What museums can mean to us and Cape Town
6 March 2013

Iziko Museums of South Africa’s CEO Rooksana Omar – who has been in her position just over two years – tells why museums matter and which spaces inspire her in Cape Town. City Views‘ Ambre Nicolson spoke to her.

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A family talks about living in Cape Town's central city
5 March 2013

A young family traded in their life in their “forever” home in Johannesburg for an opportunity to lead a simpler life in Cape Town’s central city. Almost a year later, they’ve settled into a more public life of beaches, parks and public spaces. 

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