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Friday, April 3, 2015


(BunnyKats, Leprechaun and Irish rag doll Bridie Beag relax with miniature classics on the BooK Bench as part of the Parks4Read activation. Photo Sanabelle Ebrahim)

Book & Design Fair Durban, the first event of its kind for Durban, will take place from September 6 to 13.

The project will include:

-KultureWalk: KwaMuhle Museum The Playhouse Return

-Make-Believe Parade: KwaMuhle Museum Yellow Container Viewing Platform overlooking new Durban Central City Library Return. Those attending are encouraged to dress up as a favourite fairytale, comic book or superhero character or author

-Guinness Book of Records “Biggest Book Tower”' proposed for the site of the Yellow Container Viewing Platform - children's and young adults' books

-Three-day Literary Futures & Design Conference

-Novel Expo/Fair

-Book stalls at KwaMuhle Museum

Book & Design Fair Durban coincides with Heritage Month; National Book Week; World Forestry Congress and the 150th Anniversary of Adams Books

The project is proposed by the Green Heart City Movement, PO Box 10372, Marine Parade 4056; Durban. For more information contact Mikhail Peppas or Sanabelle Ebrahim at or visit