Chavonnes Battery Blog - Page 4

Why Chavonnes Battery?

Posted by Willem on Mon August 8, 2016 in The characters.

The Social and Military Heritage of the Cape is a fascinating saga with heroes and villains of all color and creed. The Chavonnes Battery invites you to discover the strategic Commercial and Military importance of Cape Town and the harbor in global trade and some of the character’s who left a footprint here. Meander among the Archaeology ruins, explore the international photographic exhibitions, join a Guided Walking Tour or fire a real 18th Century muzzle loaded cannon.

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FREE entry 1st & 2nd May 2016, Celebrating Workers Day

Posted on Fri April 29, 2016.

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2016
9 am to 4 pm

Cannon Firing from 11 am - 1 pm Sunday

Chavonnes Battery Museum
Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront

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CPUT Graduation 2016 - Chavonnes Battery Interns 2014

Posted on Sat April 16, 2016.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the CPUT graduates.

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WPY2015 People's Choice Award Winner

Posted on Fri January 15, 2016.

Thomas Vijayan's photograph was crowned winner of this year's People's Choice Award following a public vote. Almost 20,000 votes were cast across the 25 shortlisted images.

Thomas was on safari in Bandipur National Park in Karnataka, India, in search of the park's elusive tigers, but these playful gray langur monkeys caught his eye instead.

See Thomas's image, now showcased along with 100 other winning photographs chosen by the judges in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on show at the Chavonnes Battery Museum until 15th April 2016.

Content: King of the swingers | Natural History Museum

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