06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Who’s coming to #cocreatePoetica at Open Book Festival?

Join the Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre
OPEN BOOK FESTIVAL
5 – 9 September 2018

#cocreatePoetica is a highlight at Open Book each year – and for good reason. The five days of poetry are filled with performances, discussions, workshops and readings, and 2018 offers a powerhouse of local and international poets whose work on and off […]

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OPEN BOOK 2018 LINEUP

OPEN BOOK FESTIVAL
5 – 9 September 2018
at The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre

FORGET 9 TO 5 & START PLANNING FOR YOUR 5 – 9!
June is an exciting month for us at Open Book – we get to share the first group of writers joining us for the festival. Their work is extraordinary and we […]

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The Open Box Project

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival

5 – 9 September 2018

Nothing like a Monday that goes well! And that is exactly what we had on the 7th May at Siyazingisa Primary School in Gugulethu. We were delighted to do the first of three book handovers to the Grade R […]

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Changes to the Programme – 4 September

Please be aware that there have been some changes to the Open Book Festival programme.
WEDNESDAY THE 6TH SEPTEMBER
10.00 – 11.00: ADDITIONAL EVENT
NO HOLY COWS: R45
VYTJIE MENTOR SPEAKS TO JAN-JAN JOUBERT ABOUT HER BOOK
VENUE: FUGARD THEATRE
 
10.00 – 11.00: INTEGRATION COMPLEXITIES
THE VENUE FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED FROM FUGARD STUDIO TO A4 ARTS FOUNDATION – GROUND
 
10.00 – […]

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CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME

PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO #OBF2017
WEDNESDAY THE 6TH SEPTEMBER
10.00 – 11.00: ADDITIONAL EVENT
NO HOLY COWS: R45
VYTJIE MENTOR SPEAKS TO JAN-JAN JOUBERT ABOUT HER BOOK
VENUE: FUGARD THEATRE
WEDNESDAY THE 6TH SEPTEMBER
10.00 – 11.00: INTEGRATION COMPLEXITIES
THE VENUE FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED FROM FUGARD STUDIO TO A4 ARTS FOUNDATION – GROUND
WEDNESDAY THE 6TH SEPTEMBER

10.00 – […]

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Open Book & the Power of Poetry

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival
6 – 10 September 2017
#cocreatePOETICA – all you need to know!

PLEASE NOTE: OUR PRINTED PROGRAMME IS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE BOOK LOUNGE!
We are delighted to be collaborating with #cocreateSA on the 2017 edition of #cocreatePOETICA.
The festival is packed full of poetry events that […]

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The 2017 Programme is Live!

It’s that time of the year when we unveil the events we’ve spent so long working on! We hope you like it as much as we do.
To view the programme on our website, click here.
We know that many prefer to download the programme and we will have a PDF available for download in the very […]

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Open Book Festival – Get Reading!

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival

6 – 10 September 2017

Thank you to all who supported the Thundafund Campaign! If anyone meant to donate and missed the deadline, please do get in touch with us directly.

We are very happy to announce that we are again working with our headline […]

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Open Book 2017

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival

6 – 10 September 2017

LET THE READING BEGIN!

The first announcement of the year is always a big moment for us. Finally we can share our excitement with the public and conversations we have been having are suddenly so much bigger. We’re going to […]

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Open Book 2016 – Additional events and changes

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival
7 – 11 September 2016
 LOOK AT THE PROGRAMME HERE!

As always, the moment we send out the finalised programme to get printed, several changes happen!
Please note these are up on our website and we will be sending updates, but we aren’t able to make […]

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