2 – 4 – 1 Special

28th August, 2019|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Be ready to log on to book tickets at 08h00 on 2 September to take advantage of this 24 hour special. From 08h00 on 2 September for 24 hours you will be able to take advantage of this buy one get one free offer. It is only applicable to certain productions so [...]

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27 Years And Still Going Strong!

27th August, 2019|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Long service deserves prizes … and here are three prizes for you - an audience member. After 27 years, it has been interesting to reflect how many people have been involved in KZN’s leading art festival, held this year from 13 to 15 September at Hilton College, near Pietermaritzburg. Sue Clarence, the [...]

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Handover Of Ambulance By Japanese Embassy

20th August, 2019|Other|

Formal Handover: Denis Hurley Centre: Thursday 22 Aug at 3pm The Government of Japan has invested R1 million in helping the homeless of Durban. Their generous grant has enabled the Denis Hurley Centre to buy a high-roof Mercedes Sprinter van and convert it into a state-of-the-art mobile clinic / ambulance. The vehicle has been in [...]

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Film At The Fest

13th August, 2019|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 13 – 15 September A ‘reely’ interesting selection of films will be on offer at the 27th Hilton Arts Festival taking place on the magnificent grounds of the Hilton College from 13 – 15 September. As part of the 237 scheduled events this year, a feast of film has been [...]

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Where To Find Your HAF Programme

9th August, 2019|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Bookings Open Ready, steady, go! Bookings open on Monday 12 August. Here’s what you need to know. The programme will appear in The Sunday Times on Sunday 11 August. Please note that this is in selected areas and not in every copy. But do not fear, it will also be online from [...]

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So Much More Than You Ever Imagined…

8th August, 2019|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

So much more than you ever imagined at The Hilton Arts Festival! And heaps for free! Hilton College: 13 – 15 September This year’s Hilton Arts Festival, scheduled to run from 13 – 15 September, offers a bumper 237 different events in more than 34 venues!! The Festival Director, Sue Clarence, has just spent a [...]

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Book Launch – Game Changer Award

5th August, 2019|Other, Theatre|

Busy Time for Twist Durban Book Launch: Bat Centre: 17 August at 5pm Hilton Book Launch & Twist Productions: Hilton Arts Festival: 13 – 15 September Twist Theatre Development Projects will be launching the new book by Roel Twijnstra and Emma Durden, Acting in South Africa: Skills and Inspirations, in Durban on Saturday 17 August [...]

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Heat City Comedy Festival

22nd July, 2019|Other, Theatre|

Durban: July 30 to August 4. The third annual Heat City Comedy Festival returns to Durban venues for six days of hilariousness featuring an astonishing array of some of South Africa’s most exciting, boundary breaking and innovative comedians, from July 30 to August 4. The proudly local festival spreads its wings this year as it [...]

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Winter Hope

29th May, 2019|Other|

Winterhoop / Winter Hope Give hope. Give warmth 1 – 30 June 2019 Winterhoop is a national campaign, taking place from the first of June until 30 June, designed to gather donations for the less fortunate to help them through a potentially cold winter. This year Winterhoop is partnering with the Denis Hurley Centre in [...]

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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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