SAVE THE DATE: HERITAGE DAY

SAVE THE DATE: HERITAGE DAY

Monday 24 September 2018 The District Six Museum’s Heritage Day programme is linked to the exhibition which will be opening on 20 September (Kewpie: a daughter of District Six). It will continue the celebration of Kewpie’s life in community, and…

Peninsula Maternity Hospital opening

Peninsula Maternity Hospital opening

The District Six Community Day Centre, housed on the site of the former Peninsula Maternity Hospital, officially opened its doors on 25 July – though it has been open to the public since March. Former staff of the Peninsula Marina Brinkhuis, Patience Watlington,...
August Supper Club

August Supper Club

‘Against the odds’ This month’s Supper Club features a conversation with two childhood friends from District Six: Pat Fahrenfort and Rachmat Fakir. Growing up, both of them had physical conditions which affected their mobility in different ways. According to Pat, both...
WOMEN’S DAY AT DISTRICT SIX MUSEUM, 9 August 2018

WOMEN’S DAY AT DISTRICT SIX MUSEUM, 9 August 2018

‘From seamstresses, hairdressers, tailors, shoemakers and bakers, to koesister- and medurah-makers- District Six represented a diverse creative industry of bold imagination and style.’ So reads the text on the invitation to join the Museum’s programme on National...