4-8 September 2019 at the Fugard Theatre | OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

NEWS

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 the festival this year:

Rekgotsofetse Chikane, Haji Mohamed Dawjee, Caryn Dolley and Zimitri Erasmus (Race Otherwise)

Ishay Govender-Ypma, Kelly-Eve Koopman (Because I Couldn’t Kill […]

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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 Open Book School Library Project, and together with the teachers, we have worked to stock the boxes with relevant […]

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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 public libraries, we have embarked on Cape Town Library Book: Writing my City, a day in which anyone can write […]

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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 EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE FUGARD THEATRE
 
20.00 – 21.30: RIOTERS IN SESSION
VENUE CHANGE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO […]

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Open Book Festival programme goes live!

Join the Book Lounge
& the Fugard Theatre
OPEN BOOK FESTIVAL
5 – 9 September 2018
The Open Book Festival programme is live on our website! This is always one of the highlights of the year for us, so please do visit the site and check the events we have planned.
As in the past, you’ll need a ticket to […]

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#OBF2018

Join the Book Lounge & the Fugard Theatre
OPEN BOOK FESTIVAL
5 – 9 September 2018
With less than a month to go before our programme goes live, excitement is mounting on our side!
Before that though, we are delighted to share news about the annual wine label competition run by our headline sponsor, Leopard’s Leap.
The theme this year […]

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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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Don't Forget

OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN
4-8 September 2019

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