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Cultural Facilities - How to make a booking?

(Western Cape Government)

Due to the increase in active Covid-19 cases, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has decided to close the seven cultural facilities until further notice. If any change to the status occurs an updated notice will be displayed on this webpage.

DCAS appreciates your understanding. Please, continue to adhere to the COVID-19 protocol.

Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 09:00 – 14:00pm 

The Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) is a public entity of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and manages seven cultural facilities. 

The WCCC calls on organisations and government departments to submit applications for the use of the facilities. The facilities are to be utilised for activities related to the core mandate of the Commission, namely the promotion, development and preservation of arts and culture as referred to in the Western Cape Cultural Commission and Cultural Councils Act, Act 14 of 1998.

Groot Drakenstein Cultural FacilityHow to access the online booking system?

Click here to make an online booking.

  • All reservations must be accompanied with a detailed programme. (Log in to booking, click view, the top headings click documents, events programme and upload.)
  • All proof of payments must be uploaded relating to each booking reference number. (Log in to booking, click view, the top headings, click documents, payment proof and upload.)
  • It's vital to register your details as a new organisation prior to making a booking.
  • For assistance please click on the Help icon to complete the booking successfully.
  • Should you have any further enquiries, please contact Robyn Mitchell at 021 483 9541 between 07:30 and 16:00 or send an email to

Terms and conditions

Please familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions before finalising your booking.

Credit Order Instructions and EFT form

All approved organisations/institutes should adhere to the reservations refund deposit process. Please see the credit order instructions for further information and submit the completed EFT form to Note that refunds are not applicable for individual persons but organisations/institutes only. 


Click on the following facilities to learn more about the safe and tranquil environment in the various areas:

  1. Melkbos Oppiesee at Melkbosstrand
  2. Melkbos Cultural Centre at Melkbosstrand
  3. Groot Drakenstein in Simondium, Paarl
  4. Okkie Jooste in Stellenbosch
  5. Schoemanspoort in Oudtshoorn
  6. Koekenaap in the West Coast
  7. Bien Donné Manor House (conference facility only) in Simondium, Paarl

Okkie Jooste Cultural FacilityLocation

You're welcome to visit our Living Atlas of Facilities to locate your nearest facility. 

Booking and tariffs

Please see the tariff register and cultural facilities usage policy online for ease of reference.


Arts and Culture
Tel: 021 483 9541

For more information about the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC), please write to:

The Secretariat
Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC)
Private Bag X9067
Cape Town, 8001

or send an email to 

Disclaimer: All client’s to schedule an appointment with the cultural facility manager for the viewing of the facility - only between 09:00 and 15:00 on Mondays to Fridays. Please communicate with head office for the cultural facility contact details.

The content on this page was last updated on 30 August 2021