The Gat Party Milnerton / LGBTIA dance venue is new in the Cape Town area and caters for the diversity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTIA) people who miss dancing at a venue where one can bring your own your own refreshments, ice and snacks. (No cash bar). A dance hall where one can dance to the tunes of 80’s to present music as well as country music and sokkie (afrikaans langarm) songs.
LGBTIA friendly people are most welcome.
The historic Victorian ballroom hall transformed for one Saturday a month.
Into The one of the best Sokkie and Langarm Dance Venue in Cape town.
Where we play Music from the 80’s, 90’s and present Dance Music. and Song requests are taken at 10pm.
Tables are situated around the dance floor with lovely pillars and a sunken in dance floor.
Q: Where dit the name Gat Party Originated from?
A: The first such party was held in a former quarry at the old Parrow Athletic Club.
The Quarry was referred to as “die gat” in die gront. in Afrikaans and in English “ the hole” in the ground.
Afrikaans-style ballroom dancing to country-and-western-style music and 80’s, 90’s and latest hits. We also do song requests.
We try to have a Gat Party once a month, normally the last Saterday of the month.
Breef history of the hall
This unique building dates from 1904 and was originally erected as a concert and dance hall. One of its surviving features is a special sunken dance floor. The building subsequently became known locally as the Casino. It was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 8 February 1985.