Due to COVID-19, Open Book 2020 is cancelled.
Keep an eye out for our Open Book Podcast series in October 2020!

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NEWS

Announcing the Open Book Podcast Series

Today would have been the first day of the Open Book Festival. We would have gathered at the Fugard Theatre for the first time for a busy five days of the festival, attending events, meeting […]

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Additional Changes to Open Book 2019 Programme

WEDNESDAY THE 4TH SEPTEMBER
10.00 – 11.00: NEW DAUGHTERS OF AFRICA
VENUE CHANGE – THIS EVENT IS TAKING PLACE IN THE FUGARD THEATRE
 
12.00 – 13.00: POLITICAL PARTY FUNDING
JAN-JAN JOUBERT EXPLORES REALISTIC OPTIONS FOR TRANSPARENCY IN THIS THORNY […]

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Changes and Updates to the 2019 Programme

The nature of planning this many events is that things change!
Please be aware of the following:
WEDNESDAY THE 4TH SEPTEMBER
14.00 – 15.00: PRODUCING RELIABLE KNOWLEDGE
PUMLA GQOLA IS NOT ABLE TO JOIN US FOR THIS EVENT. NADIA […]

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Poetry Fire!

The prelim poetry slams that culminate at Open Book Festival 2019 on the 7th September at 20.00 kick off next week (10 August).
The judges and facilitator have put together some answers to questions you may […]

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The Programme for 2019 is Live!

The Open Book Festival programme is live on our website! This is always a big moment for the Open Book team, where we get to share the exciting events that will take place, so please do […]

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Look Who’s Coming!

As we get closer to releasing the programme for Open Book, we are ready to reveal the next round of local authors! We are excited to announce that the following authors will be participating in […]

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Open Box

INTSHINGA PRIMARY SCHOOL RECEIVES THEIR FIRST OPEN BOXES

We were absolutely delighted to visit the Grade R classes at Intshinga Primary School in Gugulethu last week. Intshinga is the focus school of the […]

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Writing My City!

Our City is home to a multiplicity of voices and we would love to read the story of Cape Town from each point of view! It is with this in mind that together with the […]

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Changes to the Programme – 2018

Please be aware that there have been changes to the programme. These are reflected on our website and on Webtickets, but not on our printed programme!
WEDNESDAY THE 5TH SEPTEMBER
20.00 – 21.00: FEMINISM IS
VENUE CHANGE: THIS […]

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