Tag Archives: Heritage

A destination guesthouse: Satyagraha in Orchards

Satyagraha Guesthouse: Beautifully restored house where Gandhi spent time when in Johannesburg Ghandi’s philosphy of Satyagraha (non-violent non-cooperation) was born in South Africa and more specifically in what was then the Transvaal, in the first decade of the 20th Century.  Ghandi arrived in Johannebsurg in 1893 and stayed at various places during the 12 years he […]

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Get your walking shoes out to explore Joburg and its surrounds this week-end

4 different walks in and around Joburg this week-end You can’t complain about the lack of variety of what’s on in Jozi this weekend: Sat …5th Nov at 14.00 Join Parktown Heritage Association for the last Jacaranda Walk of 2011; park at the La Roche offices, 54 The Valley Road; no booking necessary; R40; stunning […]

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For those who aren’t glued to wathcing the little oval ball, this coming week-end has lots on offer

Lots on this week-end There’s a walkabout of the group exhibition Horse, curated by Ricky Burnett, at Everard Read Gallery in Lower Rosebank at 4.30 pm Friday 16th September Another walkabout of Ayana V Jackson’s exhibition at Gallery Momo 52 7th Ave Parktown North on Saturday 17th Sept at 11 am. There are markets in […]

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EVENT + CITY THE CITY REIMAGINED ARCHITECTURE.ZA 2010

AZA 2010 After a week way to busy with SPRING FEVER of maintenance here at Liz at Lancaster (watch this space), I woke up a bit late to the amazing events surrounding  SA’s first architecture mega-event AZA 2010 which runs in Johannesburg from September 21 to 28. Intending to bring architecture back to the public domain there […]

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Upcoming tours of fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind

Paleaontological tours in the Cradle of Humankind 11th sept: Visit Cooper’s Cave situated 1.2km from the famous Sterkfontein Caves near Johannesburg,  a relatively new excavation site where several species of animals and a number of stone tools have been found. Activities on offer for the morning include an interactive fossil and site talk, cave exploration […]

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