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General information publications, listed alphabetically. These documents are also placed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.
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This brochure supplies information on the various components of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport.

There is a depth of history and information that can be found among the rows of volumes and old records at the Western Cape Archives. If you look closely you will discover all sorts of interesting pieces of history – the way that records were written, bound and used, the kind of evidence they hold and the reasons people created them.

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The Discovery Big Walk is not just a day of fun and camaraderie but also an opportunity to give to those who are in need. This charity-driven event started in 1903 and commenced from Greenmarket Square in Cape Town, where the Head Office of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is situated today. Indeed a historic event, as it attracted its very first female competitor in 1926. The Big Walk was only interrupted from 1940 to 1945 by World War II.
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The Western Cape Provincial Government has published the Draft Western Cape Museum Ordinance Amendment Bill, 2020 for public comment on 28 February 2020 under Provincial Gazette 8212.

Please click here to download the draft.

The closing date for comments is 30 March 2020.