There’s so much dancing, so much racing, and so much happening in Gauteng this week that you wouldn’t want to be anywhere else in the world. Check out the dates, times and venues ...
Until 1 December
This autobiographical one-woman play, performed by Maude Sandham, graced the stages of the National Arts Festival in 2018 and tells the story of her family’s deep, dark secret.
Tickets cost R120 online and R140 at the door.
The Bedfordview Night Market – closing market
This is the final Bedfordview Night Market for the year, and you can look forward to experiencing the perfect family hangout, with inviting stalls, good food, and plenty of entertainment for both kids and adults.
The market opens at 5pm.
Drivers from around the world will be racing for glory while trying to conquer one of the most challenging tracks on South African soil. Spectators can look forward to incredible racing that shifts gears to their limit as 50 racers contend to ascend the coveted GRiD podium.
The tyre-slaying action begins at 10am. Tickets cost between R250 and R450.
Ponte City Challenge
Get your name on the list of conquerors who have taken on the challenge of running up the 54-storey building’s more than 900 stairs in record time. It’s the perfect way to test your limits and race towards a goal that few have accomplished.
The reward of a delicious, freshly prepared breakfast will be waiting for all those making it to the top. The challenge starts at 7am.
Tickets cost R250 per person (or R150 if you bring stationery for organisers Dlala Nje’s back-to-school drive), and it’s essential to book ahead.
G-BETS Gauteng Summer Cup 2018
This spectacle of horse racing, style and entertainment is back for another run around the track in 2018 to bring you fast-paced racing, fashion shows, drinks and live music. Ticket prices range between R20 and R295. Gates open at 11am.
Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100
Join the multitudes coming from far and wide to see music performances by Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, Wizkid and Kacey Musgraves.
The concert will be hosted by Trevor Noah, with support from Naomi Campbell, Bonang Matheba, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Tyler Perry, Forest Whitaker, Dave Chappelle and Nomzamo Mbatha. Gates open at 11am.
Explore dreams and nightmares as told through phenomenal song and choreography in LEGAGA, a theatre production that's coming to the POPArt Theatre at 286 Fox Street in the Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg, on 6 December 2018.
The play follows the story of a young girl on her journey to womanhood as she deals with the complexities and difficulties of life.
Tickets cost R100. Curtains go up at 8pm.