Chavonnes Battery Blog - Page 6

The day the lion blinked by Willem Steenkamp

Posted on Sat July 11, 2015.

Lion’s Head played a vital role in the daily business of the Cape in the old days, because the panoramic view from its top made it the ideal place on which to station lookouts who could warn of approaching ships... and then there was the day the lion blinked.

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How Lion's Head got its name

Posted by Willem on Sat July 4, 2015 in The characters.

We asked Willem Steenkamp, "Why Lion's Head?". He shared the story of black-mane Cape lions and adventurers, all colorful characters...

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School group enjoy History of Cape Town

Posted on Tue June 23, 2015.

Grade 7 learners from the Elswood Primary school in Elsies River enjoy an outing to the Chavonnes Battery and V&A Waterfront including "Volks Verhale" storytelling, guided tour, prizes and goodies. Sponsored by PenBev (Distributors of Coca-Cola)

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Just (a) Nuisance Book Launch

Posted on Mon May 4, 2015.

Just Nuisance Book Launch
Sunday 10th May 2015
11 am - 3 pm
Chavonnes Battery, Clock Tower, V&A

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