06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

We’ve Been Shortlisted!

We were thrilled to hear that we have been shortlisted for the London Book Fair Excellence Awards in the category of Literary Festivals! It is an honour we share with all the authors who have joined us and given so much during events over the years. And of course, the audiences who have been so […]

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Additional Event!

Please note that we have added an additional event to the Open Book programme on Thursday the 10th September 2015 from 14.00 – 15.00.
Onkgopotse JJ Tabane and Zwelinzima Vavi talk about labour in South Africa. Chaired by Ryland Fisher.

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1 Week and Counting!

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Cape Town

9 – 13 September 2015

ONE WEEK AND COUNTING!

This time next week, Open Book 2015 will have kicked off!
To celebrate, we are running a ticket special up to and including Friday the 4th of September. If you buy a ticket to any event […]

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Open Book Event Specials

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Cape Town

9 – 13 September 2015

DON’T MISS OUT ON THESE SPECIALS!

We’re delighted to be including the acclaimed PJ Powers at Open Book this year!
The Book Lounge is running a not-to-be-missed special offer on tickets to her show:
Ford Presents PJ Powers: Here I Am […]

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The 2015 Programme is Live!

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Cape Town

9 – 13 September 2015

OUR PROGRAMME IS LIVE!

There’s nothing like taking the programme live to bring home how close the festival is! In just over a month, authors from around the world and South Africa will be in Cape Town to take […]

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Open Book Raffle

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Cape Town

9 – 13 September 2015

In celebration of its fifth year the Open Book Festival, in partnership with the Fugard Theatre and Lauren Beukes, announces a raffle with an amazing basket of prizes!

Enter and stand a chance to win the following:

Cameo appearance in […]

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Win a Trip to Open Book!

Tell @OpenBookFest & @Townhouseza which author you are most looking forward to seeing at the festival  & you could be flying to Cape Town this September!
The Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town’s favourite stay for people on the go, and the Open Book Festival have teamed up to celebrate their five-year partnership, by flying a festival fan […]

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Design a Wine Label and Win!

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Cape Town

9 – 13 September 2015

Together with Leopard’s Leap, we are inviting you to design a wine label and stand a chance to win a great prize.

Festival goers have a wealth of stimulating and entertaining experiences to look forward to. South African writers […]

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Winter is Here

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Cape Town
9 – 13 September 2015
May has arrived and with it, the perfect weather for reading. The amazing line-up of authors joining us for Open Book this year leaves no shortage of great books from which to choose (Patrick Gale’s A Place Called […]

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World Book Day 2015

23 April 2015
We’d love to hear what you have planned to celebrate World Book Day this year! Please share on our facebook page.
Or, you can join us at the Book Lounge…together with FunDza, we’ll be kicking off the READ CONNECT SHARE campaign. 40+ books will be shared with the public who in turn will share […]

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