The Heart of Cape Town


These beautiful wire hearts filled with colourful fairy lights are hand crafted by local artists and are available in the community of Kalk Bay, as well as outside the Labia Theatre, Gardens, and in several other spots in the city of Cape Town, South Africa.

Take a photo with your heart, tag “The Heart of Cape Town” on social media.

Challenge and encourage artists in every town, city and country around the world to create hearts of all shapes and size, creating groups called “The Heart of ….” and sharing YOUR HEARTS OF CAPE TOWN.

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The Story of the Humble Heart – how it all began …

The Story of the Humble Heart is a deeply personal journey for me, (James Fernie), as I grapple with the violence and suffering witnessed in Cape Town and beyond. It all started with a profound experience hanging an illuminating blue heart, bought from a local wire crafter, in my garden.#ArtMedicineForTheCenter

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We all feel what other people are going through whether we are conscious of it or not.

At a deep level we are all affected by the horrifying and unimaginable tragedy of war, violence and division.

At a distance it appears there is not much that each of us can do, but in truth each and everyone of us can act as a “Lighthouse of Love, Kindness and Peace”.

This state of being comes from our HEARTS. We are all one. We are all Brothers and Sisters.

With all of our differences, arguments, disagreements and battles we have forgotten that we are all one life together.

The Heart of Cape Town, an initiative led by Uthando (Love) South Africa, passionately champions a profound message of Peace, Kindness and Love worldwide, whilst illuminating the truly inspiring and innovative work of South African community development projects and activists.

Hearts of peace, kindness and love are spreading ...