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Open Book Festival

September 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

R45 – R100

Panel discussions, workshops, readings, performances and more, designed to inspire, stimulate and entertain audiences, featuring more than one hundred local and international authors.

There’s plenty of excitement and entertainment for the younger visitors – Central Library will be home to a range of events for children on Saturday , 9 September. Don’t miss ‘Storytime in the Gardens’ on Friday, 8 September.

Comics Fest takes place on the 9 & 10 September with an array of activities, workshops, discussions and demonstrations for illustrators, designers and comic book lovers. This year, seasoned illustrator, Andy Mason, will be hosting the Monster Battle Draw Off throughout the weekend.

Tickets to events range from R45 to R100. Day Passes (which provide one access ticket to six events per day) are R150 and Festival Passes (5 Day Passes with one ticket access to six events per day) cost R600.  There are also a number of free events but tickets must still be booked for these events to secure a place.


September 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am
September 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
R45 – R100
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The Fugard Theatre
Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six
Cape Town,
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021 461 4554