Kerry Hiles Is Judy Garland

By | 10th September, 2019|

Hilton Arts Festival: 13 – 15 September “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could all be a little bit more gentle with each other, and a little more loving, have a little more empathy, and [...]

Shall We Dance Review By Chris Sutton (The Rat Line)

By | 7th September, 2019|

The majestic Playhouse retains its wonderful charm and sense of opulence. It's bar, longer than a politicians wrap sheet, is just the place to enjoy a soothing libation before the show, or during the interval; [...]


By | 3rd September, 2019|

We honour all things Spanish There is nothing quite like the energy, vibrancy and passion of beautiful Spanish music and dance. Over the next few weeks, there are some fabulous opportunities to enjoy magnificent Spanish [...]

Ballet For The Eyes And Ears

By | 3rd September, 2019|

Balletomanes are in for a treat: there are two options of immersing yourself into glorious ballet – this Thursday (5 Sept) as part of the programme for the third concert of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra [...]

#MyBoyCan #BoysDanceToo

By | 3rd September, 2019|

#BoysDanceToo Shall We Dance Playhouse Opera: 6 – 15 September 21st JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre and other venues: 27 August - 8 September Hilton Arts Festival Hilton: 13 – 15 September Durban [...]

Next Comedy Stop…. Hilton

By | 2nd September, 2019|

Hilton College: 13 to 15 September The region’s biggest arts festival is a few days away. One of the features of this year’s annual Hilton Arts Festival taking place from 13 to 15 September, is [...]

Spring Is Around The Corner

By | 31st August, 2019|

Spring is indeed around the corner – officially the first day of spring is tomorrow (Sunday 1 September). Getting ready for the change in season are performers Bryan Hiles and Cara Roberts. Bryan will be [...]

MADE Arts Institute

By | 29th August, 2019|

MADE Arts Institute to open in the inner city MADE Institute: Diakonia Centre Durban arts entrepreneurs MADE (Mzansi Arts Development) are opening an arts institute to be based at the Diakonia Centre in the inner [...]

From Berea To Hilton

By | 29th August, 2019|

Many of the country’s top theatre-makers and artists will be heading to the Midlands for the annual Hilton Arts Festival from 13 – 15 September which offers an artistic smorgasbord from serious music to stand-up [...]

Michelle Douglas Back At Hilton Arts Festival

By | 28th August, 2019|

Aberfan: The Mistake that Cost a Village its Children Photographer Harry Lock captured Johannesburg actor Michelle Douglas at last year’s festival after her performance in Mike van Graan’s tense political thriller, Green Man Flashing, as [...]

2 – 4 – 1 Special

By | 28th August, 2019|

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 [...]

27 Years And Still Going Strong!

By | 27th August, 2019|

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 [...]

2019 Shall We Dance

By | 15th August, 2019|

Playhouse Opera: 6 – 15 September “And a 5,6,7,8 ……” Returning to the Playhouse Opera from 6 – 15 September, the annual dance showcase Shall We Dance is back with more steps than the mythical [...]

Film At The Fest

By | 13th August, 2019|

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 [...]

Where To Find Your HAF Programme

By | 9th August, 2019|

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 [...]

So Much More Than You Ever Imagined…

By | 8th August, 2019|

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, [...]