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Weekly Round-up: What to do in Joburg this weekend

Jan 24, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, are you in need of some inspiration for your weekend shenanigans? Not to worry because we have rounded up the best things to do in the City of Gold this weekend.

Naked Girls Reading: Smash the Patriarchy

Up for something a little different this weekend? Why not head to PopArt Theatre in Maboneng for a poetry reading done by four amazing women – who will be completely naked. Expect an inspiring selection of literature that aims to educate and unite women. Trust us, you’ll definitely have something to talk about come work on Monday morning!

Where: PopArt Theatre, Maboneng

When: 24 to 26 January

Cost: R 120 online and R140 at the door


Secret Sidewalk Sale at Legacy Corner Mall

Get ready to shop up a storm at Legacy Corner Mall’s Secret Sidewalk Sale. Home to stores like Ankara Textiles, L’Victoire and Geri Boutique, this sale promises to have something for everyone! Some of the specials include 50% off of designer sunglasses at Paige One Optical and up to 75% off at House of Mandela.

When: Sale starts 25 January

Where: Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

The Rocky Horror Show

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show has become a cult classic since its debut in London in 1973 and is an absolute must-see for theatre lovers! It’s outrageous and very, very wacky, making it the perfect weekend activity for those in search of a little lighthearted fun.

When: 24 January to 1 March

Where: Teatro, Montecasino 

Cost: R100 to R500 


Picnic in the sky

Get ready for an adventure like no other with Curiocity Hostel’s Picnic in the Sky. Guests will start out at Market On Main where they’ll be given a picnic basket and 30 minutes to shop for food for the picnic. After that they’ll be taken up the Carlton Centre to have a picnic on the top floor. PS. You can take your own wine!

When: 26 January

Where: Curiocity JHB, 302 Fox Street

Cost: R300 per person, excludes food


Grab a slice at Dolci Bar and Pizzeria

If you’ve been craving pizza make sure you check out the latest offering from Dolci Cafe, Dolci Bar and Pizzeria. The new spot offers some of the best pizzas in town and has a fabulous bar, making it the perfect place to meet up with friends.


Where: Lancaster Village, 27 Clarence Avenue, Craighall Park 

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