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EXPERIENCE THE MOST VISITED CITY ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

Joburg is not just a destination, it's an experience. It is a vibrant city with boundless energy and diversity, countless cultures and infinite choices.

In Joburg, the "Art City", art has become a way of daily life. Its art scene is prolific, with world-renowned artists, a myriad of illustrious art events, an art gallery row in Parkwood & the esteemed Keyes Art Mile. And its streets are awash with a plethora of murals and sculptures by street artists in culture-rich neighbourhoods.



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A Portas/The Shunting Yard

One of Johannesburg's original shops - 109 years old - A Portas offers great phyllo pastry and parma ham. But what's really unusual is that it doubles as a model train shop so while you sip your coffee, expect to overhear animated conversations about...
WHERE:
cnr Bierman and Cradock Avenues
Rosebank
Johannesburg

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Abafazi

Ricca Turgel has been in the designing business for 15 years. She designs and hand paints fabric, using classic African designs. She makes throws and cushion covers with ostrich feather trimming, beautiful velvet beaded cushion covers, soft mohair th...
WHERE:
36 Lyndhurst Road
Lyndhurst
Johannesburg

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Alexander Theatre

Named after the late talented actress, director, teacher of speech and drama and founder of the Johannesburg Repertory Players (JRP) Muriel Alexander, The Alexander Theatre first opened its doors in 1951. The idea for the Theatre was born in 1929 by ...
WHERE:
36 Stiemens Street
Braamfontein
Johannesburg

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Alliance Francaise

As a Non Profit Organisation the Alliance Franse network is autonomous with cultural institutions dedicated to the promotion of French language and culture. Established in South Africa since 1936 and supported by the ministry of Foreign Affairs ...
WHERE:
17 Lower Park Drive
Parkview
Johannesburg

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ArtMatters-Zone

Services: Art Classes Paint in The Park School/class Day Trips Team Building Art Parties
WHERE:
Peggy Vera Road
Kibler Park
Johannesburg

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Bag Factory

One of Joburgs leading visual arts organisations, the Bag Factory has been alive and kicking since 1991, when the space was set up to provide studios for artists mainly black artists, who at that stage, had very little access to networks and resou...
WHERE:
10 Mahlatini Street
Fordsburg
Johannesburg

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Barnyard Theatre, Cresta

In 1996 the first Barnyard Theatre was opened by the Mr family on a dairy farm just outside Plettenberg Bay. Louis and Sybel had both been involved in the performing arts most of their lives, Louis as co-founder and producer of amongst others, C...
WHERE:
Shop L205 Cresta Mall
Randburg
Johannesburg

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Bike, Boat and Outdoor show

Bike, Boat and Outdoor show 14 - 16 August 2015 Spring is more fun at the Bike, Boat and Outdoor shows. Taking place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec - experience this exciting and true Outdoor, Adventure and Lifestyle show platform, from the 14th to the 16th of August 2015. In 2015 the sh...
WHERE:
Cnr, Rand Show and Nasrec roads
Nasrec
Johannesburg

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Bryanston Organic & Natural Market

All products at this Market are hand made locally by talented crafters, artists and jewelers or grown organically by small-scale farmers; paying them a visit in Joburgs northern suburbs is a unique experience. Enjoy delicious cakes & pastries, che...
WHERE:
Culross Road
Bryanston
Johannesburg

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De Klerk's Coppersmith

From copper baths to copper coal scuttles, this fourth-generation coppersmith business is the only coppersmith left in the country, and Larry de Klerk enjoys taking on unusual projects. The latest is a 10 metre x 27 metre dome for a synagogue, but if...
WHERE:
24 Currey Road
Doornfontein
Johannesburg