#Jozi Walks 2019

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#JoziWalks2019 The month of May sees a couple of annual special events. One of them is the week-end of #JoziWalks when local Joziburgers host unique walking tours to discover different communities across the city. This year they are happening on the week-end of the 18th and 19th May.  2019 saw 35 applications (a 30% increase […]

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A dozen spectacular viewing points in Jozi

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Secret Johannesburg  Some time back I purchased the gem of a book called Secret Johannesburg by Lisa Johnston and Claire Bell. These two photo-authors have gone on a treasure hunt through Joburg and its surrounds, and have found 93 little known objects, sights or sites.  It’s really beautifully researched with fascinating histories and contexts and […]

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Exploring Jozi with Joburg Places

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Tours with Gerald Garner of Joburg Places:highly recommended The only way to get a real sense of a city is not by driving through as an observer, but by immersing oneself in the sensory experiences of street life and activity. So while the  Hop-on Hop-off  Red Bus is a great way to orientate oneself to the […]

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The 2013 Lilizela Awards

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Liz at Lancaster nominated a provincial finalist in the 2013 Lilizela awards The new national tourism and travel awards programme resulting from the merging of the AA Accommodation Awards and the Imvelo Awards [for Responsible Tourism] is backed nationally by the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Grading Council of SA [TGCSA]; and locally by […]

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Get to know Jozi Inner City better with Mainstreetartwalks: Art and Justice tour on 18th Sept

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Joburg Walking Tours becoming ever more popular Mainstreetwalks launches 17 September 2011 with Art and Justice Tour 18 September  – Public Art walk with Guest Artist Marcus Neustetter . Mainstreetwalks is a concept that encourages people to rediscover the inner City and ultimately Johannesburg. The best way to explore these spaces, like any other city […]

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Maid in three mediums – conversations on the politics of the domestic worker at Women’s Jail, Constitution Hill Wednesday 22nd Sept

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Author, artist and academic in conversation Novelist and author of  The Madams Zukis wa Wanner, artist Mary Sibande whose excellent exhibition Long Live the Dead Queen showed in July at Gallery Momo in Parktown North, and academic Shireen Ally who wrote Servants to Workers,  comment on each others work tonight at the Women’s Jail at Constitution […]

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