Fun for the weekend


Shongweni Farmers and Handicrafts Market: (today) Fun and safe family outing to the countryside from 6.30am to 12.30pm with full Covid protocols. Fresh produce, crafts, ready meals, home decor items, furniture, pet products, outdoor items, nursery and jewelry. Call 031 777 4686.

Musgrave Market: (today) Under the trees of Berea Park for good food, good music and stalls with crafts, clothes, accessories, sweets, pastries, books, toys, plants, good quality second-hand items and more. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Golden Hours Market: (tomorrow) This laid back family market at Golden Hours school, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., has all Covid-19 protocols in place. Call Lyn on 083 262 3693.

UMhlanga farmer’s market: Autumn Drive, Prestondale, Wednesday 8 a.m. to noon. Call Ethel on 060 303 3957.

Ross Tapson, Grant Halliday, Neil Ford and Aaron Saunders in Southern Rock Classics at Tina’s this weekend.


Rhumbelow, at Tina’s: (today and tomorrow) Ross Tapson, Grant Halliday, Neil Ford and Aaron Saunders in attendance Southern rock classics. Today at 6.30 p.m., tomorrow at 2 p.m. R160 tickets. Call Roland on 082 499 8636 or send an email [email protected]

Rhumbelow, Durban: (today) Musical bingo with Dave Monks. Musical bingo works the same as a normal bingo night, but instead of calling numbers, it’s done with music. There are two Bingo sessions in a night, each lasting approximately 45 minutes. Game 1 is the 60s 70s & 80s and game 2 Every time. R160 tickets. Call Roland on 082 499 8636 or send an email [email protected]

Rhumbelow Durban: (tomorrow) 60s Party Pack stars Dave Monks and Marion Loudon at 2 p.m. ET. R160 tickets. Call Roland on 082 499 8636 or send an email [email protected]

Seabrookes Theater: (today and tomorrow) Wild journey into the world of learning disabilities with ADHD by comedian Aaron McIlroy. Ends tomorrow. Today at 7 p.m., tomorrow at 3 p.m. Tickets R160 to R180 from Webtickets.

Rhumbelow, Northern Lands: (today) Barry Thomson & The Reals present Hot August night, a tribute to the music of Neil Diamond at 6 p.m. R160 tickets. Call Roland on 082 499 8636 or send an email [email protected]

Playhouse, Drama: (today and tomorrow) Seven ways to say goodbye, choreographed by Lliane Loots with The Flatfoot Company, involves eight dancers who explore human relationships during self-isolation and social distancing from a global pandemic. Today at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. R70 tickets from Webtickets.

Theater, Opera: (Today and tomorrow) Awakening: rebirth is a contemporary dance collaboration with Phakama Dance Theater (KZN) and Moving Into Dance (Gauteng). Today at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. Webtickets R70 to R100 tickets.

Roy Couzens Theater, Westville: Westville Boys ‘High School and Westville Girls’ High School are present Crazy carousel, an intimate evening with Jaques Brel. Directed by Steven Stead, musical direction by Roland Perold and choreography by Simone Mann. September 23 to 26 at 7 p.m. Sunday 6 p.m. Two tables of four and 21 tables of two. No single ticket reservation will be accepted. R120 tickets from Webtickets.


Rooftop barbecue, Umhlanga: Jokers Corner Comedy Picnic with Simphiwe Shembe, known for his dance moves, and his funny friends entertained Durban and South Africa. September 26 at 1 p.m. R200 tickets from Webtickets, R250 at the door.

The Midlands Trio presents a recital for oboe, bassoon and piano for Friends of Music tomorrow.


Westridge Tennis Stadium: (today) The March Into Spring Fest features an array of artists from various genres, including Lungi K, Lisa B, Nqobile Gumede, Vista, GT Squared, EmKat and DJ Catziko. Also artists and artisans selling their wares and food stalls. From noon. R100 tickets from Webtickets, R120 at the door.

UMhlathuze sports grounds, Richards Bay: (today) uMhlathuze Soul & Jazz Experience features Freddie Jackson singing his hits. He will share the stage with South African artists and international artist Howard Hewett. Starting at 16h. R200-R1 400 tickets from Webtickets.

Durban Jewish Center: (tomorrow) Friends of Music presents The Midlands Trio: Maggie Deppe (oboe) Charl van der Merwe (bassoon) and Ilse Myburgh (piano) in a varied program at 3 p.m. R100 tickets (members) R120 (non-members). Pre-booking essential from [email protected] or call 071 505 1021 (Keith) or 083 253 7935 (Bernice).

St Michaels on Sea: South Coast Soul Session for jazz and soul lovers to celebrate different cultures through the various sounds of old school music. September 24 from 10 a.m. R100 tickets from Webtickets.

An image from the Revelations photographic exhibition at the Durban Art Gallery.


KZNSA Gallery: Remember, an exhibition by Clive van den Berg, who held his first solo exhibition at the KZNSA gallery in 1983. At the time, much of Van den Berg’s work focused on the violence of nationalism. The theme continues to serve as a rich area of ​​interest for Van den Berg returning to where his journey began. Until October 10.

Elizabeth Gordon Gallery: (now) Lisa-Jane Hamlin is a photographer from Durban known for her beautiful black and white images of our native trees. Call 031 303 8133.

The green gallery: (today) Spring fever is everywhere with a new selection of floral paintings by artists Nicole Pletts, Janine Jollands, Val Wilson, Shirley Brandon and Nicky Firth. Flanders Boutique Mall, Flanders Drive, Mount Edgecombe. Call 031 502 2757.

Durban Art Gallery: A series of exhibitions and community engagement titled Revelations which is a visual dialogue between two generations of South African documentary photographers Cedric Nunn and Samora Chapman. Their work exposes the daily struggles and triumphs of the people at KZN. From September 23 to November 10.

The gallery: (today and tomorrow) The Studios at the Ballito Lifestyle Center have reopened. Together with the African Arts Center, it brings an array of visual arts, showcasing new and well-known artists from KZN and afar to an exciting new space. Call 072 245 8691.

French alliance : Childhood innocence is a solo exhibition by self-taught artist Sibusiso Makhunga framed by established Congolese artist Thonton Kabeya. From September 24 to October 16, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Amblers hiking club: (tomorrow) At 2 p.m., hike in the Roosfontein nature reserve. Make your way to Westville Jail for an interesting hike. Call David on 072 615 0559.

Bike club: Meet every Tuesday at the Mini Town parking lot in North Beach at 9am for a bike ride on the promenade. Call Ian on 083 675 2125.

A scene from Les Diaboliques, the 1955 chiller screened this week at the Alliance Française Cinémathèque.


French alliance : Cinéclub on September 22 presents The Diabolics (The Devils) a 1955 French psychological horror thriller directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse and Charles Vanel. Screening at 6 p.m.

Umgeni Steam Railway: Members of KZN’s Classic Motorcycle Club will travel alongside the 83-year-old Umgeni Steam Railway train on Sunday, September 26 at 8:30 a.m., departing from Kloof and stopping at Inchanga Station to display their classic and vintage motorcycles . The Umgeni Steam Railway is running again after a long lockdown break. Departure from Kloof station on Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. Tickets R260 adults / R190 children and retirees must be pre-booked at

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