Picture Perfect Hilton Arts Festival

17th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 Picture-perfect weather, bumper crowds and great art, music and theatre were enjoyed at the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival taking place in the Midlands over the weekend. Atypically the festival was consistently sunny, bright and warm - despite predictions of rain and wind – which encouraged day trippers [...]

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A Curios Man With A Camera

13th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September One of the longest running, constantly-evolving exhibitions at the Hilton Arts Festival, the Out of Character exhibition by photographer Harry Lock can be seen in the foyer of the Centenary Centre this weekend. The project that started in 2014 with Lock wandering around and capturing portraits [...]

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Going Once, Going Twice… And Sold!

12th September, 2018|Art, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Residing in the History Room for the second year, Strauss & Co will be displaying a number of magnificent works of art over this weekend at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival. The fine art auctioneers have been an acknowledged pioneer of the online auction platform in [...]

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All Set For Hilton Arts Festival

8th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College 14 – 16 September 2018 Everything takes place on the campus of Hilton College – over three days: Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16. Get there early - there is often a queue to get in through the main gates! Become familiar with the festival map as quickly as possible so you [...]

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Waiting In The Wings

8th September, 2018|Other, Theatre|

Today is the 52nd International Literacy Day. The UN initiative has a focus on Literacy and Skills Development this year, and dancers Braigen Yunnie (10), Madison Behm (11), Phumzile Zide (12), Ammer Basson (15), Teegan Canham (11) and Taurin Yunnie (13) are pictured in the wings of the Playhouse Opera stage during the final dress [...]

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HAF2018 Celebrates International Literacy Day

5th September, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival celebrates Literacy Hilton College: 14 – 16 September This Saturday marks the 52nd International Literacy Day that will be celebrated globally, sharing the awareness and need for literacy, the 26th Hilton Arts Festival pays homage to the written word. The all-encompassing Midlands festival plays host to three book launches by UKZN Press, [...]

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With A SPRING In Their Step

1st September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Celebrating the first day of spring (Saturday), Hilton College boys leap off the RMB Think Bench that is on campus ahead of the Hilton Arts Festival. The benches that spans 14 meters is one of the large outdoor art pieces that will be part of the three day festival. Pictured are pupils from Hilton College, [...]

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Richard Haslop At Hilton Fest

31st August, 2018|Music, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Respected music guru, raconteur supreme and multitalented musician, Richard Haslop, will be giving two presentations and is part of a post-movie screening discussion at the Hilton Arts Festival on Saturday 15 September. “Attendance at the presentations, where I will talk about the music and play examples [...]

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Shhhhhhh….Secret Sunrise At Hilton Fest

30th August, 2018|Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Pssst – Kicking off the second day of the fest, Secret Sunrise comes to the Hilton Arts Festival this year on Saturday 15 September at Hilton College. Billed to be about letting go, having fun and dancing to celebrate the sun and yet another beautiful day [...]

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Magic And Mentalism At The Hilton Arts Festival

29th August, 2018|Music, Other|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Weaving a magic spell and impressing with his powers of mentalism, Brendon Peel will be appearing at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September with his show Hocus Pocus. Brendon Peel has performed across SA and on an array of international platforms. He [...]

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Lighting Up Hilton Arts Festival

24th August, 2018|Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Lighting up people’s lives, Durban’s Michael Taylor-Broderick will be front and centre at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival taking place at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September. Broderick, who is Festival Technical Director, will be overseeing the phenomenal team of bright sparks putting the spotlight on a number [...]

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Three Opportunities To Empower Women

24th August, 2018|Music, Other|

GBR-WOC Summit & Gospel Gala Summit: Elangeni Hotel: 31 Aug 09h00-18h00; 1 Sept 09h00-13h00. Gospel: Olive Convention Centre: 1 Sept 17h00-22h00. The Global Business Round Table (GBR), a Christian Non-Profit Organisation that specialises in developing people holistically, is hosting a high-profile two-day KwaZulu-Natal launch initiative in Durban on 31 August and 1 September 2018. The [...]

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Doccies And Talks At Hilton Arts Festival

23rd August, 2018|Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 - 16 September A side serving of fantastic fare at this year’s 26th Hilton Arts Festival taking place on the weekend of 14 - 16 September at Hilton College, includes two award winning documentaries, and two inspiring mindscape talks. Artist and photographer turned documentary filmmaker, Janet Soloman’s beautifully carfted environmental documentary, Becoming [...]

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Catholic Fire-Fighter Runs For The Denis Hurley Centre

22nd August, 2018|Other, Sport|

Sipho Mataka, a 39-year-old fire-fighter from New Hanover in KZN on Sunday, will be running the Mandela Marathon to raise money for the Denis Hurley Centre an inner city facility which serves the poorest of the poor of Durban working with the city's different faith traditions. Two generations of runners are united in their support [...]

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Fully Booked After 20 Years!

20th August, 2018|Other|

KwaZulu-Natal’s Central Application Office Durban’s Central Applications Office (CAO) has, for the past 20 years, been processing applications for first-time admissions for what has grown to include all universities, universities of technology, most private and five TVET (Technical, Vocational, Education and Training) colleges in KwaZulu-Natal. This non-profit organisation, in Mary Thiphe St. (previously Cato Manor [...]

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Where To Find Your Programme

13th August, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 16 – 18 September The full programme for the 26th Hilton Arts Festival is available from Sunday 12 August and bookings open up online from Monday 13 August. KZN’s premier arts festival: the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival will once again be hosted on the campus of Hilton College from [...]

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Booking Opens Today For The Hilton Arts Festival….

13th August, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

All set for Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 Booking for KZN’s premier arts festival: the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival which will be hosted on the campus of Hilton College from 14 – 16 September, 2018, opens nation-wide today. The festival invites the most interesting offerings from the creative industries [...]

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Focus On Mandela

8th August, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September In hour of Nelson Mandela’s centenary year, the Hilton Arts Festival will have a special Madiba focus in September at the Hilton College grounds, artistically affirming the attributes he personified. From art-work to theatre, blankets to installations and massive public art sculptures – the Hilton Arts [...]

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Boyley’s World

31st July, 2018|Art, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Recognising one of South Africa’s greatest landscape artists, the Hilton Arts Festival will be hosting a retrospective exhibition BOYLEY’S WORLD’ - THE ERROL BOYLEY CENTENARY EXHIBITION The exhibition travels up from the Ramsgate Art and Books Festival to the walls of the Normand Dunn Art Gallery [...]

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From Russia…With Love

24th July, 2018|Other|

Durban has two opportunities to celebrate the best of Russian culture this week: The BRICS Film Festival has a focus on Russian films on Tuesday / tomorrow with five of the country’s best films being screened – for free – at the Playhouse Drama. On Sunday, the Royal Moscow Ballet will be returning to South [...]

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Welcome To BRICS Film Festival!

21st July, 2018|Other, Theatre|

Welcome to a feast of film!! Dancer Thobi Maphanga from The Rickshaw Collective infront of Durban’s iconic City Hall, welcomes film lovers and BRICS delegates to the city. Durban is currently the best place on the planet for lovers of film with five major international film events taking place. On Monday, the BRICS Film Festival [...]

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BRICS Film Festival Line Up Announced

20th July, 2018|Other|

Durban Playhouse: 22 – 27 July The line up has been announced for the 2018 BRICS Film Festival taking place in the Playhouse, from 22 – 27 July as part of Durban’s city-wide July focus on film. Each BRICS member state will have a day dedicated to showcase five of their best recent films – [...]

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Denis Hurley Centre’s Mobile Clinic Is On The Road

19th July, 2018|Other|

The Denis Hurley Centre (DHC) is proud to be adding a mobile clinic to their roster of services, courtesy of the Japanese Embassy's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects programme, Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban in Riverhorse Valley, and SA Van Conversions, based in Westmead. Through their off-site outreach programs the DHC provides primary healthcare [...]

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BRICS Film Festival

17th July, 2018|Other|

Durban Playhouse: 22 – 27 July DURBAN: One of the events aligned to the tenth annual 2018 BRICS summit - an international relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of its five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – is the BRICS Film Festival coming to the [...]

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Feast of Films for Durban

14th July, 2018|Other|

Feast of Films for Durban Durban is about to be the best place on the planet for lovers of film with five major international film events taking place over the next fortnight. The winter Durban film season kicks off with the second edition of the Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress (NEWF) which will take [...]

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