Salt River street art walk

From gigantic to tiny, political to pretty – the variety of murals is huge in Salt River.

Home to the annual International Public Art Festival for five years 2017-2021 (I am one of their guides), new large murals are being commissioned by the Salt River Heritage Society.

The area is full of history and is changing constantly for better, for worse. Part of the enjoyment is walking round this fascinating neighbourhood, built mainly in the late 1800s as Cape Town’s first industrialised area, along with Woodstock next door…