Cheshire Vineyard arriving at HEARTY to host their second edition of SPECTRUM, themed Salon Kewpie. PHOTO: Courtney Rabbit

Cheshire Vineyard, or Cheshire V for short, is a Cape Town-based creative who has made a name for themselves as a force to be reckoned within the Mother City’s queer event space. With a passion for community and a talent for creating unforgettable experiences, Cheshire has become a key player in the local nightlife scene.

Full-time student, sportsman, and sound selector, Khanya Dilima, is the poster child for chasing your dreams and remaining authentic in the process. Better known as Chef KD, Khanya has spent his years at university juggling studies, varsity cricket, and perfecting his craft as a house music DJ. All the while, he has spent years intricately planning the launch of his collective — Pots and Pans — which is now in full swing.