Welcome to Mother City Living – a guide to Cape Town markets and living a ‘slow’ life in the Mother City. Visit our market guide to find out where and when your local food or craft market is being held. Browse through our event calendar listings to find out what’s on in Cape Town right now!

Township creativity

A quest to find promotional bags and gifts led us to discover Township, a social enterprise that celebrates local creativity and provides opportunities for township women to earn an income. The organisation trains township women in sewing skills and helps them set up...

Festive Ideas Market

The annual Festive Ideas Market at Simondium’s Country Lodge promises to be bigger and better than ever before.  From 30 October – 3 November 2013 more than 130 exhibitors will enchant visitors with their innovative and original gift ideas. The Simondium’s Country...

Woolworths ‘Earth Friendly’ range relaunches

When you wash your dishes, do your laundry, clean your house - do you use whatever product you find at the supermarket, or are you reading the labels and being careful about what chemicals you might be introducing to the environment, and to your skin? It's not...

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