public space

You’re invited: City Walk Saturdays on 18 April
1 April 2015

Everybody is invited to get involved in City Walk Saturdays on Saturday 18 April from 10am to 2pm in the Company’s Garden, along St George’s Mall and up the Fan Walk. It’s an opportunity to use the inner city as a place to play, meet and create. We’ve already lined-up soccer, giant chess, face-painting, jumping castles, chalk

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Join us for Open City VIII during First Thursdays
1 April 2015

Thursday 2 April is the date of the next Open City and everyone is invited to get up and get involved in redefining the space and rewriting the history of Church Square during First Thursdays.

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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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Photos: Infecting the City 2015
11 March 2015

Dance, poetry, music, performance and visual art will be enjoyed in public places around the city during Infecting the City 2015, all set in Cape Town’s most well-known and recogniseable spaces.

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Open City: 5 February line-up
4 February 2015

Everyone is invited to get involved in this year’s first collaborative Open City event, taking place on Church Square during First Thursdays on 5 February. Already confirmed are a dance, live painting, silent protest, photo exhibition, opera performance and film showing.

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A park-off for pedestrians
2 February 2015

A parklet outside Gapp Architects in Longstreet continues to promote the values of pedestrianisation and taking back public space from the private automobile that Open Streets got the city buzzing with.

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More WiFi in public space across Cape Town
21 November 2014

Another significant step towards accessible internet access for unconnected Capetonians has been announced by the City of Cape Town, who will provide public access WiFi outside 61 buildings across the metro by the end of June 2015.

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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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Music, theatre, film, debate: Church Square this First Thursdays
3 November 2014

The fourth in our series of Open City public space activations on Church Square, we have an exciting line-up for First Thursday 6 November.

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