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August Highlights in Joburg

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August is Women’s Month, there’s a long weekend and Spring is around the corner- so much to be excited about! Here is our list of events you’re sure to enjoy this month.

stomp

STOMP

International smash hit STOMP returns to South Africa after its success in 2010. The highly talented performers take the audience on a journey through sound, using everyday objects to create rhythm that tells a story.

Where: Teatro at Montecasino
When: 20 August to 8 September
Tickets: Book Now

Distillery fair

DISTILLERY FAIR

The finest selection of distilled products are available for tasting at the Johannesburg War Museum. Sip on a dram of whiskey, rum, gin, or cognac amongst retired fighter jets, military artifacts, vehicles and world war history.

Where: Johannesburg War Museum
When: 30 & 31 August
Tickets: Book Now

pieter-dirk uys

PIETER-DIRK UYS IN #HETWO

Witness the first time that South African icons Evita Bezuidenhout and Pieter-Dirk Uys meet face to face.

Where: Pieter Toerien Main Theatre
When: 31 July to 18 August
Tickets: Book Now

vimff

VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

VIMFF showcases the finest on mountain-related film making from across the globe. The films focus on outdoor adventure, mountaineering, the environment and mountain cultures.

Where: Barnyard Theatre Rivonia & Barnyard Theatre Menlyn
When: 19 & 21 August
Tickets: Book Now

Decorex Joburg

DECOREX JOBURG

The finest concepts and products from a collection of expertly curated designers and manufacturers exhibit their work as part of the continent’s biggest decor and design exhibition. This year’s theme is ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’.

Where: Gallagher Convention Centre
When: 7 to 11 August
Tickets: Book Now

shakespeares r and j

SHAKESPEARE’S R&J

An all-male reinvention of the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet set within the walls of a strict Catholic boarding school in the 1950s.

Where: Pieter Toerien Main Theatre
When: 21 August to 8 September
Tickets: Book Now

liefde by die dam

LIEFDE BY DIE DAM

A festival on the banks of Emmarentia Dam. With live local music all day from the like of Francois Van Coke and The Soweto Gospel Choir, food stalls, and a fully stocked bar.

Where: Emmarentia Dam
When: 4 August
Tickets: Book Now

Faces and Phases 13

ZANELE MUHOLI: FACES AND PHASES 13

Muholi’s Faces and Phases series has become a living archive of black and white photographic portraits of LGBTQ+ people in various expressions of their sexuality and gender identity.

Where: Stevenson Gallery
When: Throughout August
Tickets: Free

women's gala

WOMEN’S MONTH GALA

The Gauteng Philharmonic Orchestra presents a concert in honour of Women’s Month, with violinist Gina Beukes making her conducting debut.

Where: Brooklyn Theatre
When: 3 & 4 August
Tickets: Book Now

kidex

KIDEX CHILDREN’S EXPO

The KidEx Children’s Expo creates a fun environment for children to experience all things educational, entertainment, development and fashion. Plus parents can learn about fun ways to help their child learn.

Where: Riversands Hub
When: 23 to 25 August
Tickets: Book Now

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