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!

Take Me To The Farm

Take Me To The Farm is a new series of specially-arranged events aimed at connecting city-dwellers with farms and food in a fun and interactive way. Coordinated by Food & Chaatter, in collaboration with Healthy Choices Magazine, Take Me to the Farm is all...

Nitida Christmas Market 2012

Every year Nitida Estate in Durbanville hosts an evening Christmas Market in addition to their regular monthly Saturday morning farmers market. This coming Friday (23 November 2012) the evening market will be open from 5pm to 9.30pm.  As always, there will be...

Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch

Everyone loves heading to Kirstenbosch on a summer Sunday for their open air concerts – and soon you can spend evenings there during the week, too. On the 21st of November 2012, the Galileo Open Air Cinema will make its debut and visitors will be invited to enjoy a ‘memorable movie experience under a ceiling of stars’, all set, of course, against the ‘spectacular backdrop of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens’.

Constantia Gift Fair 2012

The silly season is approaching at its usual breakneck speed and Christmas Markets are in full swing. Next on the radar is the Constantia Gift Fair, which kicks off this Wednesday (7 November 2012) at SARDA in Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, running for five days until...

aSCAREium at the Aquarium

This Saturday it's time for aSCAREium, an evening of 'spooktacular fun' for the whole family at the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront. Even for this non-kid (and non-parent), it sounds pretty fun: With themed areas for ghoulishly creative arts and crafts...

Win tickets to the Cape Dairy Experience 2012!

The Cape Dairy Experience is coming up in just over a week's time (2&3 November 2012). It's a fun-filled farmy event with everything from cow-herding championships to butter-churning demonstrations - with plenty for both kids and adults to do. We're giving away 5 sets...

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