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Autumn is here and so is the chill. Keep yourself warm and entertained with a wide array of interesting things in your neck of the woods. Phumlani S Langa will help you keep the cold at bay.



Shef and the Kitchen Music

Joburg Theatre

May 3

R40 to R100 at

Afro-jazz served to you like you have never had it before. The lyrics are in isiZulu, Setswana and English to convey their unique groove.


Monster Jam

FNB Stadium

May 4, 6pm

R150 to R750 at

It’s Joburg’s turn for a little high-speed and roaring monster-truck action.


Family Fun Day Joburg edition

Zoo Lake Sports Club

May 4, from 10am

R100 to R150 at the gate

A day for both young and old, with tug of war, an egg run and many more games. Kids can enjoy water slides, jumping castles and face painting, and see some of their Disney characters with a live deejay.




The Gigi Gang Show

Soweto Cricket Oval

May 4, 12pm

R100 to R500 at

All the headliners for this event are powerful African women. Taking centre stage is gifted wordsmith Gigi Lamayne. She will be supported by Rouge, Moozlie, Fifi Cooper and Nadia Nakai as well as special appearances by actress Khanyi Mbau and comedian Celeste Ntuli.


Vele Roast

Vele Mansion, Mahalafele Drive, Dube

April 28, 12pm

R200, visit the Facebook events page for more info

All the food and drinksare included in the cover charge. This is a simple and straightforward celebration of the African culinary experience and how this can be enhanced by good music and even better company.


Big Boss Avenue 1st Birthday Party

KOL Cafe, Meadowlands

May 4, 11am

R50 to R100 at

Denim is the theme – in fact you can’t enter without any of that on. The best dressed people in all denim stand the chance to win a prize.




Freedom The Musical

The SA State Theatre

Until June 2

R100 to R300 at

The life of a young student activist is the focus of this production. Phindile (Simphiwe Ndlovu) is a leader of the Fees Must Fall movement. After the march on the Union Buildings, her life takes a dramatic turn.


Bottles & Shandis

Moroe Park

April 27 to 28, 12pm

R100 to R300 at

The community of Moroe Park and the surrounding areas want you to rock up and celebrate kasi life in the best possible way. By getting down hard.


Capital City Wine Show 2019

The Capital Menlyn Maine

May 3 and 4, 5pm

R180 to R300 at

Africa’s only “green precinct” is hosting the second annual Capital City Wine Show. Following the success of the first event, this will be an even more lavish celebration of wine and life in the City of the Jacaranda.





Cape Town International Convention Centre

April 27 and 28

R150 at

I don’t want to say this is the bootleg Comi-Con. I know you see it but, regardless, it’s still an excuse to dress up and head to the convention centre to meet a few of your favourite comic creators. There will be exclusive signings and panels, so don’t miss out.


Crocworld Holiday Programme

Crocworld Conservation Centre

Until May 5

Visit for ticketing information

This is educational and fun for children and adults alike. Get up close and personal with snakes and crocodiles by feeding and touching them. An amusing and easy way to learn about nature. Let your kids get to grips with the real thing.

Art Lab for Kids

Dante Alighieri, Durban

Until June 2, 2.30pm

R2 300 per child, book by emailing

Help your kids to get in touch with their creative sides. Kids will be asked questions and engage using different art techniques that encourage individual expression. An imaginative and fun learning experience.

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