All blue and white
L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate 2016 Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town Sunday, 11am Tickets R300 to R5 000 at computicket.com One of South Africa’s most prestigious horse racing events and a highlight on any socialite’s calendar is back.
The Kenilworth Racecourse will play host to this stylish occasion that promises to trot out a dazzling array of fashion, entertainment and Crocquet, Tim Hopwood and Roger Ballen. Free entrance. Gallery open 10am to
The Entropy of Ideology, Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg
In early 2015, a bold student decolonisation movement took hold in Cape Town and #RhodesMustFall soon spilled over on to campuses countrywide. This new exhibition, featuring seven artists, takes this hashtag as its entry point and explores the movement through a variety of disciplines. Free entrance. Gallery open 10am to
We bet you didn’t know that the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate has been listed as one of the world’s top five race days by a British newspaper, The Telegraph.
It ranks alongside such illustrious races as the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Paris), the Breeder’s Cup (California), the Melbourne Cup and the Dubai World Cup. The dress code is blue and white. Women are encouraged to wear a hat or fascinator and men must wear jackets and ties, cravats or a smart open-neck shirt and trousers.
BONNY IN BLUE Celebrity Bonang Matheba is the official face of this year’s L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate
SHOOTING STARS Simphiwe Dana, by Pierre Crocquet, 2008