Celebrate the warm summer weather by getting out of Joburg for the day

So much to do over weekends in Joburg: Why not head out to Toadbury Hall in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Toadbury Hall offers specially packed picnic baskets to enjoy outdoors under a shady tree or in the warm sunshine. The menu changes with the seasons and includes a range of handmade snacks, delicious mains and a selection of sweets. For more information call 079 512 0554.

Or take a drive out to the Magaliesberg.   Hollybrooke Farm is situated in the Skeerpoort valley, on the banks of the Magalies River, at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountains. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of a working farm and have a meall at the Coffee Shop. They might even prepare a picnic for you to enjoy on the river bank. For more information call 082 552 1285.

Or pack you own picnic for the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens. Entrance is just R25 and with short hikes and manicured gardens it is the perfect spot for a relaxed picnic with family and friends.   Simply pack your picnic basket with all your favourite treats and enjoy a peaceful afternoon in the sunshine.  For more information visit www.sanbi.org.za or call 086 100 1278

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Three very different art exhibitions on this week in Joburg

Untitled by Zander Blom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 27th Oct sees 2 exhibition openings. Zander Blom opens at Stevenson Gallery, Juta St Braamfontein while In Toto Gallery is showing Helen Joseph’s and Jenny Stadler’s works in an exhibition entitled Two: Studio Sessions with Live Models.  Minette Vári  is showing small collection of new drawings at Goodman’s Viewing Room at the gallery in Parkwood. Her particular focus is on the goddess Baubo, of whom figurines have been found dating from the 5th Century BC.  Vári will give a walkabout on Saturday 29th at 10 am.

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Maboneng Precinct (Arts on Main) continues to offer exciting events

Picture courtesy Maboneng Precinct newsletter (wk ending 23/10)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannelie Coetzee has been working on a 50 sq m  public art piece in Fox Street Studios which was a special commission for the Main Change facade. It is now ready for installation so watch as the installation takes place over the next 2 weeks on the corner of Main and Kruger streets.

 

 
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