Get Ready For KAMERS 2018 In Cape Town

WORDS Mary Garner IMAGES AND STYLING Charl du Preez and Nicky Myburgh

The annual KAMERS/Makers market experience, themed the Year Of The Open Hand, will take place from 28 February – 4 March 2018 at St Joseph’s Marist College in Rondebosch, Cape Town.

This year’s event will allow local design enthusiasts to shop items from more than 110 makers, from wine barrel furniture and handmade jewellery to wooden, porcelain and ceramic serving ware and hand-spun scarves.

Gourmet food forms an integral part of the festival, so expect an array of fresh and interesting dishes.

The event’s non-profit initiative Mzansi Makers kicked off last year with five successfully running projects, with another six scheduled and funded for this year.

Tickets are on sale now for R60 via, otherwise tickets will cost R90 at the entrance. Students and pensioners pay R60, while those under 18 enter for free. Your ticket comes with a limited edition KAMERS/Makers shopper bag and magazine.

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