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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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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Miniatures Fair

The 2014 Miniatures Fair will be held at St Thomas' Church Hall, 61 Campground Road, Rondebosch (next door to Bishops School), on Saturday September 6, from 10am until 4pm. Each year guild members build a show project that fair visitors get to vote for which they like the best. Entry is R10 for adults and R2 for children. Proceeds will go to Kleinmond Animal Welfa...
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MONTHLY FOOD FAIR IN AID OF NEEDY

A monthly food fair and market day in aid of the needy started in March as an aim to create a platform for home-based entrepreneurs to showcase their commodities. The aim is to get the local community to support local traders. If we grow, the community grows. Each month sees a variety of different stallholders taking part to keep the market fresh and give all a fair chance to ...
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What’s on at The Baxter in August

The following shows will be showing at The Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch during the month of August: OSCAR AND THE PINK LADY The “Sandra Prinsloo Phenomenon” shines in this multi-award- winning production: the endearing tale of the young cancer patient, Oscar, and Aunt Rose, who guides him with humour and imagination through his last days.   MORNING MELODIES: CA...
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