Musgrave Methodist Curry Feast!

21st May, 2019|Markets & Fairs, Other|

Musgrave Methodist Hall: Friday 31 May: 4pm until 7pm What could be more distinctly Durban than a sundowner curry feast and fellowship with friends in the beautiful gardens and hall of Musgrave Methodist Church on Friday 31 May from 4pm until 7pm. The proactive Musgrave Methodist family is committed to preserving their beautiful 125-year-old building [...]

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Breaking The Code Of Silence

7th May, 2019|Other|

Busy Durban High School Mums spent a morning learning about the forthcoming day-long Safe Schools Seminar while simultaneously packing the delegates and presenters’ bags. The Mum’s Committee will be staffing the registration process for the Safe Schools Seminar as well as being on hand to make sure the seminar runs smoothly. It takes place on [...]

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Safe Schools Seminar

29th April, 2019|Other|

“Breaking the Code of Silence” Durban High School: Friday 10 May The first in a series of day-long seminars to interrogate ways of making schools a safer place for high school learners, will be held at Durban High School on Friday 10 May. Educators, Governing Bodies and other stakeholders have long been grappling with fault-lines [...]

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Freedom Day

29th April, 2019|Art, Music, Other|

Freedom Day, we remember the first South African democratic elections held exactly 25 years ago, in 1994. Pictured with Bafana Mkhize’s iconic wooden sculpture, entitled Voting honouring the 1994 election, is Nipho Hurd, part of the Zakifo Music Festival organising team. The artwork is part of the Durban Art Gallery permanent collection, and Nipho is [...]

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Asiye eTafuleni Honoured Internationally

10th April, 2019|Other|

Durban NGO a finalist in global impact competition: WRI Ross Prize for Cities Respected Durban NGO, Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) is one of the five finalists in the inaugural US-based global competition, WRI Ross Prize for Cities, for their intervention work in Warwick Junction. From an extensive field of nearly 200 applications from around the world, [...]

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Durban Man Selected For London Marathon

8th April, 2019|Other, Sport|

Durban Man Selected for London Marathon, Achieving Lifelong Dream A Durban gardener from Mandeni on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal is fast running towards the opportunity of a lifetime. Michael Ndlovu, 52, is from a small rural town with big dreams that will come true in April as he boards a plane for the [...]

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Find Healing Through The Art Of Writing

4th April, 2019|Other|

Write to Right Durban: May and June 2019 Write to Right is a specialised short interactive writing course which is once again being offered by two leading Durban-based creative thinkers - physician Laura Campbell and artist / theologian Bernice Stott - as a vehicle to encourage healing and wellbeing. Write to Right will be facilitated [...]

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Good Friday Service 2019 – Blessed are the Peacemakers

3rd April, 2019|Other|

Diakonia Council of Churches Good Friday Service 2019 “Blessed are the Peacemakers” Durban Exhibition Centre: 5:15am Friday 19 April Diakonia Council of Churches, whose legacy of working towards a just society for more than four decades, once again calls people of faith to its annual ecumenical Good Friday service at dawn on Friday 19 April. [...]

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St John Vision 20/20 Exhibition

27th March, 2019|Art, Other|

Durban Art Gallery: 4 - 30 April 2019 Exhibition walkabout: Sat 6 April at 10am at DAG. St John South Africa, well-known internationally for first-aid training and related services, is hosting a touring photographic exhibition to promote the work conducted in the field of eye care and the impact this work has had on the [...]

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Reminder: #Youth4ClimateAction

14th March, 2019|Other|

#Youth4ClimateAction Durban March Date: 15 March 2019 from 11am Assemble at Durban Marina. Will end latest 14:00 Young activists, Kashmika Dooki and Chanelle Erwee from Danville Park Girls' High, get ready for Friday’s #Youth4ClimateAction Durban March and “die in” event taking place in Durban meeting at the Durban Marina at 11am Youth 4 Climate Action [...]

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Marxism Africa Launch Conference

13th March, 2019|Other|

The first international Marxism Conference to be held on African soil The Station Urban Events Space: 20 – 23 March 2019 DURBAN: The Mzala Nxumalo Centre for the Study of South African Society based in Pietermaritzburg, is hosting a major conference with global speakers at Durban’s Station Urban Events Space from 20 – 23 March [...]

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Applause For Acclaimed Short Film: Escala

13th March, 2019|Other|

“Unquestionably an award-winning masterpiece!” As we affirm women across the globe honouring International Women’s Day, we applaud the team who birthed Escala - a carefully-crafted US-made short film which boasts a 100% female crew … (and five South Africans!) and has been officially selected for six international film festivals since its world premiere in July [...]

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#Youth4ClimateAction Durban March

11th March, 2019|Other|

Date: 15 March 2019 from 11am Assemble at Durban Marina Will end latest 14:00 Youth 4 Climate Action, also known in various regions as Fridays for Future, Youth for Climate or School Strike 4 Climate, is a growing international movement of pupils and students who, instead of attending classes, are taking part in demonstrations to [...]

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Olive Schreiner Prize Presented To Neil Coppen’s Tin Buck Drum

20th February, 2019|Other, Theatre|

Neil Coppen’s Tin Bucket Drum, wins English Academy of Southern Africa Olive Schreiner Prize Wits University Press is delighted to announce that Neil Coppen’s play, Tin Bucket Drum, has won the English Academy of Southern Africa Olive Schreiner Prize for Drama (2018). The Olive Schreiner Prize for drama forms part of a larger annual competition [...]

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Candlelight Vigil For Zimbabwe

28th January, 2019|Other|

Hi friends A reminder about this significant event this evening. Please do join us! And please help to spread the word... The event and all details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/297223330979682/

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Carols Cancelled

20th December, 2018|Markets & Fairs, Music, Other|

Due to the forecasted bad weather predicted for this evening (Thursday 20 December), uMhlanga Tourism have sadly been forced to cancel the 2018 Carols Under the Stars that were scheduled to take place at Granada Square at sunset. Peter Rose stated, "After serious consideration we had to take the unfortunate decision to cancel this event!" [...]

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Miss uMhlanga 2018 Is A Winner

19th December, 2018|Other|

uMhlanga Main Beach was hot and happening on Monday 17 December when dozens of beautiful girls took part in the tenth Miss uMhlanga Beauty pageant. With the ocean and sand as a backdrop, and a breeze to cool the 30-degree sunshine, the competition was fun and relaxed. Beachgoers pulled up their deckchairs and enjoyed watching [...]

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Waitrons’ Race – It’s Cool to Serve!

18th December, 2018|Holiday, Other, Sport|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018 The uMhlanga Summer Festival 2018 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The new kid on the block this year, the first wacky ‘Waitronathon’ is one of the feature events taking place on Sunday 23 December during the annual uMhlanga Summer Festival. On 23 December waitrons from participating uMhlanga restaurants and hotels will [...]

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Miss uMhlanga

13th December, 2018|Other|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018 Monday 17 Dec: Millennium Stage The tenth Miss uMhlanga Beauty Pageant will take place in the morning on Monday 17 December 2018 on the beach, as one of the highlights of the uMhlanga Summer Festival programme. The annual Miss uMhlanga Beauty Pageant will take place at 11.30am on Monday 17 December [...]

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Whose Line?

6th December, 2018|Other|

4th annual Durban Comedy Festival 2018 Whose Line? Gateway Hotel: Sat 22 Dec Wrapping up the fourth annual Durban Comedy Festival, On Fire Comedy presents Whose Line? At the Gateway Hotel on Saturday 22 December. Durban biggest comedy fest is back, with the side-splitting comedy feast is similar to the popular US TV show, Whose [...]

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Maritime Winners Announced

6th December, 2018|Other|

Innovate Durban Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge After an inspiring, exciting and gruelling six-month challenge, innovators Smartipants were awarded first place in the Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge at the prize-giving awards ceremony held this weekend. This is the fourth Youth Innovation Challenge, the flagship programme of Durban ideas and strategy incubator, Innovate Durban, with the 2018 [...]

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Introducing New D’Urban Scarlet Gin

3rd December, 2018|Other|

Distillery 031 Adding to their range of award -winning craft distilled gins, Distillery 031 are proud to announce their latest colourful creation, the D’Urban Scarlet Gin. The D’Urban Scarlet Gin is the world’s first gin made with cascara or coffee cherries. Cascara is the red, fleshy covering around the coffee bean which adds a subtle [...]

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Donate A Child’s Book For Christmas

28th November, 2018|Other|

Feed the Mind Book Drive – donate before December 6 Understanding that it is the season for giving, a collective of caring Durbanites are urging the public to donate children’s books as part of an organised book drive for an amazing school located just outside KwaMashu called Quarry Heights Primary. “After years of teaching from [...]

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SPAR KZN Brings Festive Cheer To Field Rangers At Hluhluwe – Imfolozi Park

28th November, 2018|Other|

This weekend (November 23/24), SPAR KZN visited various ranger camps in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park with the Hilltop (Hluhluwe) and Imfolozi Honorary Officers to deliver 190 food hampers to the men and women working in the field. This is the 5th year that SPAR has visited the park to show appreciation for the work the rangers [...]

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Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge

23rd November, 2018|Other|

2018 Youth Innovation Challenge The fourth Youth Innovation Challenge, Innovate Durban’s flagship programme, is wrapping up with 26 finalists grouped into 12 teams, presenting their final pitch and the four category winners being announced on 30 November. The Youth Innovation Challenge with a core focus on maritime, began in May this year with 120 keen [...]

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