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NEWS

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 […]

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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 […]

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CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME 2016

CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME
WEDNESDAY THE 7TH SEPTEMBER

17.30 – 19.00: ON MY MIND: WHITENESS

NATHAN TAYLOR IS INCLUDED ON THIS PANEL

20.00 – 21.30: AFRIKAAPS AND HIP HOP

PROF ADAM HAUPT WILL BE CHAIRING THIS EVENT
THURSDAY THE […]

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OBF2016!

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

7 – 11 September 2016

HERE ARE SOME OF THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO WILL BE JOINING US!

Some of you may have noticed names […]

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World Book Day Celebrations

The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival
 7 – 11 September 2016
With World Book Day around the corner, we’re delighted to have a week packed full of events running from […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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! […]

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