This is the last weekend of the month of July so we recommend going out and making the most of it! If you not sure where to go don’t worry. We have got you covered!

JHB

Arts&Culture Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat… This is an event that takes place at Montecasino, we all know where that is. It retells the Bibical story of Joseph and his coat of many colours. This takes place from 29 April until the 7th of August at the Theatre of Marcellus. Follow this link to book! Tickets only cost R180.
  2. Amadeus Rocks… If you loved Roll Over Beethoven you will certainly love this. This is an event where both classical and rock music collide. Be there to watch Amadeus come back to life who has been giving a chance to rock and roll! This event runs from Tue 12 July – Sun 28 August. To book follow this link! Ticket Costs R180 pp.
  3. Body Worlds Vital Exhibition… This is a new exhibition that showcases all the wonders of the body. If you come to this exhibition you will get a detailed look at the human body. You will get to see what happens to the body when human diseases strike and how it functions. It is an event not to be missed. This takes place from Tue 1 March – Sun 31 July. To book follow this link! Ticket Costs: Adults R120 pp Weekdays, Adults R160 Weekends and public holidays. Children R100 pp.
  4. Sibusiso Bheka, Tshepiso Mazibuko & Lindokuhle Sobekwa – Free From My Happiness… This is a showcase that shows the work of 3 young South African photographers. These three young men grew up in a township called Thokoza. These photographers tell the story of how it is to grow up in a township. This event takes places from Sun 15 May – Sun 14 August. Entrance is FREE.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Richardt Strydom – Bleek… Not sure what this event is about? Well Bleek interrogates the performance of white masculinity from different points of view through photographic series and audio visual works. This event runs from Sun 15 May – Sun 14 August at Johannesburg Art Gallery. Entrance is FREE. Email TinyM@joburg.org.za for more info.

Music Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. 90’s Mania… Calling all those who were born in the 90’s, this is one not to be missed. A total 90’s mania party! This takes place from the Tue 12 July – Sun 28 August. Make sure to SAVE THE DATE! This takes place at the Barnyard Theatre in Rivonia.Follow this link to book! Tickets range between R120 – R180.
  2. Filly Fridays… This event runs every Friday because every Friday is known as Filly Friday. At this event there are live bands, filly girls, beer pong and LOADS of prizes to be won!  For more info contact 0763861191. Entrance is FREE. This takes place at Keg and Filly Sunninghill.
  3. Beautiful Barbra – a tribute to Barbra Streisand… Cat Simoni & Johan Laas well be doing a performance of songs that shares Barbra Streisand’s story. This is going to be a magical performance. This takes place from Mon 18 – Sat 30 July at Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Call 011 883 8606 for more info.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Gangs of Ballet – Unplugged… Gangs of Ballet’s music appeals to those who are musically-minded and those who are just looking to have fun while listening to music. These artists are not only talented but also have the knowledge when it comes to music because they have studied it at University level. This takes place at Rumours Lounge.  To book follow this link. Tickets cost R80.
  2. Sifiso Khanyile – Live In Concert… Make sure you are at the Joburg Theatre to see the talented singer and song writer fill up the room with his amazing singing talent. This only takes place on Fri 29 July. To book follow this link! Ticket Costs R120.

Lifestyle Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Pic Nic New Town… This event takes place every Saturday at Newtown Junction. If you come to this event you can be expectant of seeing beautiful urban lawns, have shade, fun kiddy activities, cocktails, beer and 50 local designer shops. Entrance is FREE. Call 011 492 0105 for more info.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Parkrun – Delta Park… This is a 5km run at Delta Park. You don’t need to be an athlete to join, run for enjoyment and fun with family and friends. This event only takes place on the 30th of July so make sure you leave the date available. Entrance is FREE. For more info click this link!
  2. The East Rand Wedding Show… Are you getting married or know of someone who is? Come to this event and meet the top wedding industry specialists. This all will help you get ideas and find suppliers. Have that perfect wedding. This event runs from Sat 30 – Sun 31 July at   Centre Court at Emperors Palace. To book follow this link! Ticket Costs R100.

Market Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Walkerville Farmers Market… Walkerville is located in the south of JHB, it is Gauteng’s best kept secret. It is a place of tranquility and amazing views of nature. Be sure to pop into this market this weekend where stalls will be selling farm-fresh produce and hand-crafted goods. Entrance is FREE. For more info email info@wfmarket.co.za.
  2. Harties Market… This is one of our faviroute places to go! It is located at the foot of Magalies Mountain in Hartebeespoort. The vendors will be selling mouth-watering food and artistic arts & crafts. Be there on the 30th of July. Entrance is FREE. Email annelien@hartiesmark.co.za for more info.
  3. Neighbourgoods Market… This is definetly a fan faviroute. This is the creative hub of Johannesburg. If you go there be sure to view the eye-catching 15-story wall mural by the well known artist Eduardo Villa. This market takes place every Saturday whether the sun is shining or the sky is crying. Entrance is FREE. Email info@neighbourgoodsmarket.co.za for more info.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Rainhill Farmers Market… At this market there is usually 60 or more stalls there, LOTS to choose from. Tea lovers we have good news for you! There is a Olde Worlde Tea room for you! Be here on the 30th of July. Entrance fee is R2. Email thehartleys@intekom.co.za for more info.
  2. Bunny Park Craft Market… With over 100 stalls here you can choose from many distinctive goods. What might be for sale? These are some of the goods: Aromatherapy soaps and candles, knives, metalwork, embroidery, handmade jewellery and wonderful accessories, home-bakes, plants, decoupage, pet accessories, fabric painting, craft kits, toys, etc. are some of the goods on offer. Be here on the 30th of July. Entrance is FREE. Email info@craftsinthepark.co.za for more info.
CPT

Arts&Culture Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Colour Complex… Pirre le Riche will be preforming at Salon 91. Be there as he explains what it is like to be an Afrikaner in post-apartheid. He will be telling this story through his art. This will take place from the 29th of June up unil the 30th of July. Entrance is FREE. Email info@salon91art.co.za for more info.
  2. I Love You, You`re Perfect, Now Change… This event take on the truths and the myths of something called a relationship. What exactly about a relationship? Well it is about dating, waiting for marriage, the in-laws, newborns as well as the nightmare that trips in a family car may hold. This is an event that will be sure to knock your socks off. SAVE THE DATE Wed 20 July – Sat 6 August. To book follow this link! Ticket costs between R125 – R250.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Solo Studios… This is a collaboration between artists, art curators and galleries. This event provides the opportunity for art lovers,  buyers and collectors to visit the artists in their studios. This is an opportunity not to be missed. Be here on the Fri 29 July. To book follow this link! Ticket costs R275.
  2. Nature’s Best Photography Africa 2016 Exhibition… The images that won The Natures Best Photography Africa 2016 will be showcased at Iziko South African Museum. Be here on the 22 June – 25 September to view gorgeous images. For more info email merle@merlefalkeninc.co.za . Tickets cost between R15 – R30.
  3. My Fair Lady… This is also known as the perfect musical. My Fair Lady is victorious based on Shaw`s play and Pascal`s movie ‘Pygmalion’. Make sure you are here for a magical performance. This event runs from Sat 16 July – Sun 7 August. To book follow this link! Ticket costs between R150 – R325.

Music Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. 1 Hit Wonders… To all those artists who only had a one hit song, you deserve a tribute! I mean if your song left people singing it in the shower, at work or wherever for that matter, you deserve to be remembered. This takes place from Tue 12 July – Sun 28 August at the Barnyard Theatre. Follow this link to book! Tickets cost between R100 – R140.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Red Tape Riot… Do you absolutely love Indie music? Us too! Red Tape Riot is then the place for you to be this weekend! A five piece Indie band is what we now call Red Tape Riot. Make sure you come to watch them on the 30th of July! Follow this link to book! Tickets cost R80.

Lifestyle Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Snow World…  The snow park will be open from the 1st of May until the 31st of July. This is for people of ALL ages. It includes fun filled snow and ice activities. Be there and enjoy a day out with friends and family! Follow this link to book! Tickets only cost between R50-R140.
  2. Table Mountain Cableway… Ahhh, one of the most loved things to do for locals and tourists. Why not take a trip and have your breath taken away by a views that can never get old. Follow this link to book! Tickets only cost between R60-R240.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Franschhoek Mystery Weekends… Suprise, relaxation and pure satisfaction… If those three things stand out to you then you need to book now! Be swept off of your feet with a Franschhoek Mystery Weekend on the Fri 29 – Sat 30 July. Tickets cost R1950. For more info email office@franschhoek.org.za .

Market Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. V&A Food Market… This market offers scrumptious fresh food, as well as produce. V&A is Africa’s hottest venue, we are sure you will absolutely love it! Can’t make it this weekend? No problem! They are open 7 days a week. Email info@waterfrontmarket.co.za for more info. Entrance is FREE!
  2. Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market…This market is located i the heart of Muizenberg. In the gorgeous advanced in years warehouse you will find foods that will leave your mouth watering and goods that you can’t help but buy. This market runs every Friday between 4pm until 10pm. Entrance is FREE! Email bluebirdgarage@gmail.com for more info.
  3. Bay Harbour Market… This event is basically a wonderland filled with art, crafts, fashion, decor, music and delicious food! What more could a person want? Be here on the 22nd of July, don’t miss out. Entrance is FREE! Email info@bayharbour.co.za for more info.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Century City Night Market… This popular night market will be open on the 29th of July. There will be delicious food for the whole family to enjoy. There will also be wine and bar tents for the adults to enjoy. There is something for everyone. Be sure to be here. Entrance is FREE. Email naturalgoodsmarket@gmail.com for more info.
DBN

Arts&Culture Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Earth-Water-Clay… The African culture is what needs to be held dear to all South Africans. At the Earth-Water-Clay festival African clay pots will be on display from the room to the ceiling. We must embrace where we come from. To experience this be at Phansi Museum. This event runs from the 14th of May up until the 30th of July at Phansi Museum. Email admin@phansi.com for more info. Entrance is FREE!
  2. ‘Out of the Blue’ art exhibition… Four very popular artists have travelled from far to be here in Durban to display there amazing art. This will be worth your while. This runs from Tue 16 February – Wed 30 November. Email info@longmynd.co.za for more info.
  3. Taking Pause… This is an art exhibition that is open on the 16 June – Sat 16 July at Longmynd Art Gallery. This also includes sculptures by Carl Roberts and Peter Wink. Call 0837882417 for more info. Entrance is FREE.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Crochet extravaganza exhibition… This is crochet work done by Bongiwe and Kholeka Buthelezi. Bongiwe is a domestic worker but at night she follows her passion and crochet’s. Be here to see her passion shine through her work. Make a plan to be at   Woza Moya Gallery on one of these dates Sat 18 June – Mon 18 July. Email wozamoya@hillaids.org.za for more info. Entrance is FREE.
  2.  Sibusiso Duma and more… This is an exhibition of paintings by the talented Sibusiso Duma and other talented artists. Make sure you are at ArtSPACE Durban on Sat 4 – Thu 23 June . Entrance is FREE. Email info@artspace-durban.com for more info.

Music Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. 1 hit wonders… To all those artists who only had a one hit song, you deserve a tribute! I mean if your song left people singing it in the shower, at work or wherever for that matter, you deserve to be remembered. Gather around at the Barnyard Theatre in Gateway from the 31st of May up until the 10th of July to celebrate the one hit wonders!  Follow this link to book! Tickets only cost between R110 – R155.

Lifestyle Lovers Gather Around!

Events that are still running from our previous blogs:

  1. Parkrun… This is a 5km run at North Beach. You don’t need to be an athlete to join, run for enjoyment and fun with family and friends. This event only takes place on the 16th of July so make sure you leave the date available. You not able to make it to North Beach? That is okay. There is also the same parkrun taking place at Grey Goose, Balito and Shongweni.  For more info email http://www.parkrun.co.za/thousandhills/ . Entrance is FREE.

Events we haven’t listed:

  1. Project Launch My Brand Fashion Show & Miss Durban West Extravaganza… This event is inspired by The Great Gatsby Affair & Miss Durban West Grand Finale. If you want to be entertained make sure you are here. If you do decide to come to this event you will be in awe with a night of Glitz & Glamour that holds great entertainment for all to enjoy. Be here at Sibaya Casino on the 30th July.Follow this link to book! Tickets only cost  R400.

Market Lovers Gather Around!

There are no new market events running that we haven’t listed before but if you still haven’t been to this event, you are missing out…

  1. Greyville Car Boot & 2nd Hand Clothing Market… This is Durban’s biggest weekly Flea Market.  Are you looking for bicycles, beds, belts, boots, bric-a-brac & books to curtains, cosmetics, plants or tools? Well then this is the place to be.  Entrance is FREE for buyers. For sellers, stalls cost R70 each. Email etiquette@intekom.co.za for more info.

Have a great weekend filled with lots of fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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