Capital Craft Beer Festival

Diary Date: 6th July 2013

Venue: Vortrekker Monument (Pretoria)

The historic Vortrekker monument comes alive this weekend as Capital Craft brings together a showcase of micro-brewers from all over South Africa. Specialist beers from Boston Breweries, Mitchell’s, Darling Brew and many more will be accompanied by equally exciting new musical acts.

Twitter: @capitalcraftsa


‘Portals’  walk-about

Diary Date: 6rd July

Venue: Casa Labia Art Gallery (Muizenberg)

In the ‘Portals’ series of portraits, local artist Anthea Delmotte has captured some of the country’s most notable artists as well as art industry key players. Don’t miss this chance to mingle with the artist and some of the portrait subjects during a walkabout and luncheon at the Casa Labia Art Gallery.

Twitter: @CasaLabia

First Wednesday Film Club

Diary Date: 3rd July

Venue: Atlas Studios (Johannesburg)

Every first Wednesday of the month Atlas Studios presents a free screening for film lovers and enthusiasts, with each event focuses on specific regions or themes. The screenings include popular local dj’s, culinary feasts inspired by the screening theme and are rounded off with question and answer sessions with industry insiders in attendance. This month features the Encounter’s documentary ‘Venus and Serena’.

Twitter: @1stWednesdayFC

‘Persephone’s Tears, Water Element’ exhibition opening

Diary Date: 6th July (11:00am)

Venue: Artspace (Johannesburg)

Artist Judy Woodborne presents a collection of oil paintings through which she has explored various representations of water from both Eastern and Western perspectives. Amongst the works on display are seascapes from the artist’s travels to Zanzibar, the South African West coast, Namibia and Cape Agulhas; in the artist’s own words, these paintings represent “a visual mediation, a restful moment of contemplation and tranquility.”



Pick n’ Pay Knysna Oyster Food Festival

Diary Date: 28th June -7th July


The pearl of the Garden Route is currently celebrating it’s 30th Oyster Festival with over 100 events and activities. The country’s biggest lifestyle, sporting and family event gives visitors the opportunity to explore the beautiful town of Knysna whilst sampling choice oysters and wine, visiting the local markets and taking part in the  and taking part in a wide selection of attractions.

Twitter: @oysterfestival