Rondebosch Potters Market | 21 March 2015

It’s that time again. Twice a year, in March and November, the Rondebosch Potters Market is held at Rondebosch Park. This super-popular market features the works of both professional and amateur potters from Cape Town and elsewhere in the Western Cape. The market is the perfect place for finding unique, locally-made gifts and there are always fantastic bargains to be had, pa...
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The Burning Hills of Cape Town

The massive fire raging in the southern peninsula mountains is set to burn for at least another two days – perhaps longer. With the Cape Town Cycle Tour taking place on Sunday, the battle to contain the fire raged on on Tuesday, with helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and ground teams fighting the blaze spread out over a vast area – fuelled by thick fynbos that has not been bu...
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New Listing in Rondebosch

Renovated four bedroom home is complete with top class fixtures and fittings throughout. Truly an entertainer's dream with spacious entrance hall leading off to the lounge with fireplace, for those cold winter evenings. Sliding doors from the lounge to a large, partially covered veranda, overlooking the pool and a well-maintained garden. Open-plan kitchen. Conveniently situated...
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2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon - Online entries for Fun Runs on Good Friday now open! On Good Friday (2 April), runners and walkers of all ages are invited to come along and take part in the annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Fun Runs, which will take place at the University of Cape Town (UCT) rugby fields, Upper Campus, Rondebosch. Choose from: 56m Nappy Dash (kids must...
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City of Cape Town is currently experiencing Stage 1 Load Shedding

The City of Cape Town is currently experiencing Stage 1 Load Shedding. Precautions to avoid damage to appliances: Have backup batteries for fences and gates to ensure electric fencing and gates still work during a blackout. It is imperative that backup batteries are installed and maintained; Install surge protectors which help to stop the massive sudden flow of energy in...
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Potters Market Rondebosch

The Potters Market Rondebosch is the biggest gathering of potters in Africa, featuring over 100 potters, ceramicists and sculptors. Held twice a year on the second-last Saturday of March and November and hosted by the Western Cape branch of Ceramics Southern Africa, this dazzling display of exquisite earthenware is happening at Rondebosch Park on 22 November from 8am to 4.30pm....
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Marsh Memorial Homes Annual Fete 2014

The Marsh Memorial Homes Annual Fete will take place on 1st November from 09:00 - 14:00 in Rondebosch. Marsh Memorial Homes is a residential care facility for 60 children & youth of various cultures & backgrounds.  All of their children have been removed by the Children’s Court from their homes of origin & have suffered from abuse, abandonment and neglect in ...
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Wishing you South African Pride this Heritage Day

The Rondebosch blog and Chas Everitt wish all our Rondebosch residents a very happy Heritage Day. On Heritage Day we are encouraged to celebrate the cultures, belief and traditions that make us proudly South African. "When our first democratically elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did so because we knew that our rich and varied...
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Common Goals for New Chair Person

The Friends of Rondebosch Common has elected a new chairperson to head the organisation. Rob Jennings from Rosebank took up the position to assist the Friends after their former chairperson Tim Jobson stepped down after 18 years. Jennings says he has always been part of the Friends committee, but never held a portfolio position. “There are a number of people on the com...
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