Rondebosch Potters' Market

Arts & Crafts / Craft & Flea Markets in or near Rondebosch, Southern Suburbs in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in RondeboschRondebosch Potters' Market

Arts & Crafts Craft & Flea Markets Southern Suburbs

Where? Rondebosch Park, corner of Sandown and Camp Ground Roads, Rondebosch, Cape Town

When? Please enquire.

How? Call +27 (0)83 571-7255

How much? Free to browse

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Rondebosch, in Cape Town

Ranked by Lonely Planet travellers as the 228th out of 659 things to do in Cape Town, the Potters' Market in Rondebosch Park, on the corner of Sandown and Campground Roads, comes but twice a year, and is easy to miss. On the second last Saturday of March and November you can acquire as many ceramic pots, plates, mugs, jugs and works of art as you can lay your hands on, directly from a collection of Cape potters, both professional and amateur.

If not already obsessed with pottery, it's a great place to become so, and with reason – the prices are excellent, the standard of work extremely high, and it is a wonderful space in which to immerse yourself in the world of earthenware clay, porcelain and stoneware. It is also a great place to stock up on gifts, particularly at the November market just before Christmas, although you will need to arrive promptly as the gates open if you're after the good deals, seconds, or the most beautiful selection, as things move fast.

Known as the Rondebosch Potters' Market, the annual event has been going since 1969 and is organised by Ceramics SA. It is also the single largest recorded gathering of potters on the African continent and anyone from gallery owners to ceramic ignoramuses bear down on tables covered in pottery intent on acquiring. The market takes place under avenues of oak trees and usually includes children's activities such as clay play.

Additional Reading
For a first hand review of the market see "The Potter's Market at Rondebosch".

Please Note

Business details can change. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the providers. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described above, before making any travel plans.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Rondebosch

Knightsbury Guest House

Bed & Breakfast

Knightsbury Guest House

Knightsbury Guest House is an elegant Tudor style home which offers gracious Bed & Breakfast accommodation for the ... more

Sandown Lodge

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Sandown Lodge

Sandown Lodge is a charming 19th Century Georgian House, centrally situated in picturesque surroundings. Its central ... more

Robin's Nest Rondebosch

Self Catering

Robin's Nest Rondebosch

Robin’s Nest is a home from home in the quiet suburb of Rondebosch. The comfortable living conditions, leafy surrounds ... more


Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

Accommodation convenient to Rondebosch Potters' Market

FIND / South Africa Accommodation / Cape Town Accommodation / Southern Suburbs Accommodation / Rondebosch Accommodation has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2018. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap