Jo’burg in January 2019 – so much to do and so little time
Hurry, hurry. There’s so much to see and so much to do in Johannesburg and there are only two weeks left to do it in.
Choose from this exciting menu of events and BOOK NOW. If you’re an out-of-towner BOOK NOW at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, we’d just love to have you visit us over a weekend.
Here are some of our favourites:
‘Strictly No 1’s’ at the Barnyard
Strictly No. 1’s is a roller coaster ride through 60 years of No 1 hit songs that made us dance, sing, cry and party ‘till sunrise. The show features a 10-piece cast, along with our crazy DJ who will take you back to the hit parade number one songs on radio stations around the world.
Where: The Barnyard Theatre. Rivonia Crossing 2, Witkoppen Rd & Rivonia Rd Sunninghill, Rivonia, 2056
When: 17 Jan – 9 March
Agatha Christie’s renowned murder mystery The Mousetrap is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst.
Where: Main Theatre, Pieter Toerien Theatre, Montecasino, Montecasino Blvd, Fourways
When: 23 January to 3 March
Aunty Merle The Musical
Written by comedian Marc Lottering and directed by Lara Foot, Aunty Merle the Musical boasts 14 actors, a live band and four Fleur Du Cap Theatre Nominations. Watch as high drama unfolds in Belgravia Road, Athlone, when Merle’s daughter Abigail announces her engagement to her Bantry Bay boyfriend, Alan.
Where: Mandela Theatre, Joburg Theatre, 163 Civic Blvd, Braamfontein
When: 30 January to 3 March
Readers’ and Writers’ Festival
The Readers and Writers Festival invites creatives, book lovers, artists and travelers to explore and embrace local literature. The event features more than 20 local authors selling their works and doing book signings, poetry sessions, and an insightful talk hosted by published authors.
Where: The Moors Castle, 638 Larsens Rd, Muldersdrift, Johannesburg
When: 26 January
Multi-award-winning Cape Town-based artist Jody Paulsen brings his latest solo exhibition Water Me to Joburg. The exhibition takes its name and inspiration from the slang phrase “Water Me” which refers to when a man or woman is intensely attractive, and RnB singer Lizzo’s 2017 hit of the same name which is “a celebration of black beauty and the meaningful freedom of water”.
Where: SMAC Gallery, 1st Floor, The Trumpet, 19 Keyes Ave, Rosebank
When: On until 9 February
For more info: https://whatsoninjoburg.com/