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Chopin, a great dinner, good friends – all in the funky industrial space of the Turbine Hall, Newtown

Dinner with the Forum at the Turbine Hall Anglo-Gold Ashanti has done an amazing job of redeveloping Joburg’s first power station, including the orginal space which housed the massive turbines.  Located in Newtown this development is a very succesful example of sustainable and sensitive adaptive re-use of  industrial heritage. I have written about this before:    […]

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Taste of Joburg: Food Festival 30 Sept to 3rd Oct

Taste of Joburg is back! This festival brings together the city’s most acclaimed restaurants and carefully selected exhibitors to attract 15 000 of Joburg’s most dedicated and sophisticated foodies.  Taste of Joburg brings together the city’s finest restaurants, award winning wineries, premium drink brands, niche food exhibitors and fantastic entertainment. If you love eating out […]

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Looking for restaurants with fireplaces in this cold weather

Open fireplaces  as  always thanks to adrian@fiftytwo.co.za Genre: Winter warmers What: Hot chocolate, heated blankets, ugg boots, hot tubs and blazing fires are all we need this winter – Joburg is properly cold. To get through the winter blues, out the house and all ‘fired-up’ we’re directing you toward the warmer nooks of the city. […]

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48 hours in Joburg

48 Hours in Joburg: what to do and see FiftyTwo:21  48 hours in Joburg Genre:  Tourist Guide to your own city What: What’s different to do and see in Joburg in 48 hours. Drink here: Darkie Café is the go for early Friday drinks, this is urban cool when busy. Move onto Narina Trogon, a hip […]

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Foxwood House local theatre

Foxwood House Genre: Suburban Theatre What: Hidden amongst the homes of Houghton stands an intimate theatre – Foxwood House. This space seats a small audience of 100 and its far-from-mainstream programmes include top shows, their drag performances are highly rated. This is the Cinema Nouveau of theatre. The owners, both involved in the artsy scene […]

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