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Free Wi-Fi internet set to further enhance bustling Greenmarket Square precinct

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For an initial six months only, Capetonians can enjoy free wireless internet at South Africa’s oldest public space, Greenmarket Square. In a unique collaboration between Cape Town Partnership and Skyrove, the premium Wi-Fi hotspot provider, locals will now have access to 10MB’s of free internet daily. Continued…

April 30, 2010

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For Arts’ Sake – Are you Willing to Run with Scissors?

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A group of artists – and anyone willing to promote Art and the Arts – will take part in a fun flash mob event called Running with Scissors next Wednesday (21 April) at 1pm.
The group will run with scissors from Greenmarket Square to Parliament to celebrate Art and to show solidarity with the Arts. Read more

April 21, 2010

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Jazz Concert helps celebrate the past and future of Greenmarket Square

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Capetonians proved that their city is a place of relaxed togetherness as they rocked to the rhythm of some of the world’s best jazz sounds at the EspAFRIKA Free Community Concert on Greenmarket Square on Thursday April 1. Continued…

April 7, 2010

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Greenmarket Square 300 years old

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Ed Suter writes: Greenmarket Square, the second oldest public square in the country, has different associations for everyone in this city. Continued…

March 3, 2010

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Creating meeting places in public space

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While the need for public spaces to enable a city’s residents to meet, their children to run free and its visionaries to be able to sit on a park bench and day dream, has never been doubted by forward-thinking urban planners, the role of the public space was questioned by one of the world’s leading architects and urban thinkers, Continued…

November 16, 2009

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Greenmarket Square – Turning 300 years in 2010

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Greenmarket Square was created as a marketplace for slaves and later, as the name attests, for fruit and vegetables. Continued…

November 16, 2009

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More than 7500 at Free Community Jazz Concert on Greenmarket Square

2 April 2009, Cape Town There was an excited buzz in the air last night (1 April) as Greenmarket Square put her best foot forward for the prelude to the greatest annual jazz celebration in Cape Town. The Free
Community Jazz Concert, jointly organised by the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the Cape Town Partnership and the Central City Improvement District is held prior to the festival as part of the build up to this annual event. Continued…

April 2, 2009

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