06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

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Youth Fest

Storytelling in the Gardens Free Event

  • Date: 08/09/2017
  • Venue: City Hall
  • Time: 10.00 - 12.00
  • Price: Free entry

Join amazing local storytellers for 2 hours of stories and fun (ages 6 – 7). Look forward to stories by Ros Haden, Alex Latimer and more!
Please RSVP to Glorine: cooprani.hannah@capetown.gov.za as space is limited!
A Central Library & Open Book Initiative

Tickets are not required for this event

Celebrating Roald Dahl Free Event

13th September is Roald Day – we are celebrating a bit early! Dress as your favourite character and join us for readings, activities and loads of fun! (ages: 9 – 12)


Presenting Alex Wheatle Free Event

  • Date: 09/09/2017
  • Venue: Book Lounge
  • Time: 12.00 - 13.00
  • Price: Free entry

Join Alex Wheatle, winner of the 2016 Guardian’s Children’s fiction award, as he speaks about his life and writing