Tag Archives: Outings in Joburg

Feast your eyes on Joburg’s purple canopy

Jacaranda time is here again During October and November every year Joburg is turned into a riot of deep purple with the Jacarandas in full bloom. From a high vantage point like Munro Drive or the Westcliff steps, the whole of northern Johannesburg from the Parktown Ridge to Sandton, is tinged with a dramatic blanket […]

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Things to do in Jozi with the family this New Year’s Eve

Want to celebrate with the family over New Year and don’t know what to do?  There are a couple of different options: Jozi Carnival   The 2011 theme of the annual Joburg Carnival is Jozi my Jozi 125 celebrating the anniversary of the city’s existence.  It will take place on 31 December from 12pm and leaves […]

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

Weekend outings from 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 […]

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Wonderful way to spend a Jozi Sunday morning getting a bird’s eye view of the newly budding Jacaranda blossoms.

Westcliff historical walking tour What?  Westcliff Historical Walking Tour When?  Sunday Morning 16th October  at 10 Am. Where? The tour starts from The Ridge School. No booking necessary. More info:  You’ll see buildings such as: Glenshiel designed by Baker for Sir William Dalrymple and his wife the Hope School, Pallinghurst Rd The Stables also designed by Baker […]

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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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