Joburg -Events Guide 21May

Kingsmead Book Fair

The Kingsmead College will be hosting their 4th annual book fair this weekend! For books old and new and in every genre, make sure you don’t miss it.

23 May @ 9am

R30 – R50

Kingsmead College. 132 Oxford Road, Melrose. (Tel) 011-731-7300


Miss Gay Jozi 2015

Miss Gay Jozi will take place this weekend, the third year running. It is the biggest and most entertaining drag pageant in Johannesburg.

23 May @ 8pm


WITS Main Theatre. 24 Station Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-7376


SA Sweet and Snack Expo

A trade and consumer show based show featuring the latest sweets and snacks available. Specials available, live competitions and free talks.

22-24 May @ 1pm (Fri) 10am (Sat-Sun)

R20 – R80

Silverstar Casino. Pinehaven Intersection, Krugersdorp. (Tel) 011-662-7300


Picnic Blanket Fundraiser

A day out in support of a good course. Enjoy a family, fun filled day at Savernake, a beautiful private home on Parktown. There will be food, music, good wine and a special art auction on the day.

23 May @ 12:30pm

R50 – R250

Wits University. 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-1000



SANAA Africa Festival 2015

Celebrate the talent of the African content with poets, dancers and film makers this weekend. Treat your eyes, ears and soul at SANAA Africa Festival 2015.

21-24 May @ 6pm

R50 – R150

Moyo Zoo Lake. 1 Prince of Wales Drive, Parkview. (Tel) 011-467-3341


SAKKS Gauteng Koi Show 2015

This is a family fun day out at Val Bonne Country Estate. View some of the variety of species of Koi available in South Africa.

23-24 May @ 8am


Val Bonne Country Estate.  Modderfontein Reserve, Arden Road. Modderfontein (Tel) 084-460-8564


Poi Workshop

Learn the basics of Poi, a performance art that involves swinging tethered weights through various patterns and rhythms.

27 May @ 3:30pm


Morninghill Country Club. 26 Hans Pirow Road, Bruma. (Tel) 011-023-3036


The Art of the brick

Artist Nathan Sawaya has built some of the most extraordinary pieces of art using nothing but lego bricks in his works. See how the humble lego brick is transformed to create curves, faces and models.

Until 13 August @ 9am each day


The Zone at Rosebank, 177 Oxford Street, Rosebank. (Tel) 011-788-1130