Chavonnes Battery Blog

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 http://ow.ly/X7UjD

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Circle of Saints - Macassar

Posted on Wed September 16, 2015.

Willem Steenkamp shares an insight into the history of Islam at the Cape and the significance of Macassar

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The ghost that lingers

Posted on Sun August 9, 2015.

Willem tells us about the Round House located in Kloof Neck and some of it's colorful characters.

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