Experience something for everyone

whats on

Where to go? What to do? There’s loads of events happening across South Africa in March & April for the whole family to enjoy. Check out the selection below, gather the troops and paint the town green.

Shakespeare Schools Festival Cape Town.

The Fugard Theatre hosts the Cape Town leg of the most inclusive festival of theatre written by the Bard yet seen in this country. 3 - 14 March, ssfsa.co.za, for info.

Toyota US Woordfees, Stellenbosch.

One of SA’s biggest arts festivals, with over 500 performances. Plus, a healthy dose of literature. 6 - 15 March, woordfees.co.za, for info.

Secret Sunrise Fiesta, Sandton.

It’s about dancing, playing and connecting. There’s a Mexican fiesta theme, so dress up if you like, 15 March, quicket.co.za, for info.

Wonderland Festival, Sandton.

At Innesfree Park, it’s Mzansi’s biggest dance festival for people aged 18 and under, 29 March, howler.co.za, for info.

Spiritfest, Swellendam.

Immerse yourselves in an experience that brings together the power of yoga, meditation, camping and wholesome food. 5 - 8 March, spiritfest.co.za, for info.

Huawei KDay, Cape Town.

On the grass at Meerendal Wine Estate to the likes of Shekhinah, The Kiffness, GoodLuck and Mango Groove. 7 March, tickets.computicket.com, for info.

Retreat Yourself, Overberg.

Talks on a range of topics, a secret dance floor, routes for mountain bikes 26 - 29 March, retreatyourself.co.za, for info.

Sexy Groovy Love, Franschhoek.

It’s at the Rose Garden at Boschendal (technically in Pniel, not Franschhoek), 29 March, sexygroovylove.com, for info.

Wickedly funny
Fateful five.

Their stories converge at only one point – on their wedding day. Golden Arrow Studio, Baxter, Cape Town,
19 March until 4 April.

War’s untold horror
Spanish tights.

Featuring dancers from Joburg Ballet as the young lovers, 13 - 24 March, webtickets.co.za, tickets.computicket.com, for info.

Racheltjie de Beer
Road trip.

A show by the city’s firefighters, but there’s something for the whole family, on 21 March, capetowncarnival.com, for info.

Sies!

The black sheep of the family who left Bethlehem to become a stripper in Vienna in the 1950s, from 24 March until 11 April. thefugard.com, for info.

All the feels.

‘With this show, I am focusing on the abstract, the emotional aspect of people and how they relate, not just depicting pretty people,’ says Khanyisa. Until, 13 March, stevenson.info, for info.

The other Corona gathering.

The Bungalow Clifton and Oval Field Cape Town on 28 March, line-up includes Black Coffee, international DJ, producer and remixer Purple Disco Machine, Shimza, DJ Maphorisa, corona.howler.co.za, for info. 

Art Battle Johannesburg.

The weekend’s festivities include art, poetry, fashion, entertainment and good food, but the real aim, of course, is to raise much-needed funds. 27 - 29 March, 1000drawings.org, artbattle.com, for info, 

Family affair.
The Lighthouse Family is touring South Africa for the first time, they’ll be at Joburg’s Teatro, Montecasino from 20 - 22 March, and at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town on 24 March, bigconcerts.co.za, for info.
Slow burn.

Kai Luke Brümmer as Nicholas van der Swart (standing) is watched by Ryan de Villiers as Dylan Stassen in a moment of solidarity in a scene from Moffie, releasing in South African cinemas on 13 March.

Bloodshot.

Vin Diesel in the first Hollywood adaptation of a Valiant Comics character and the filmmakers insist he’s unlike anything we’ve seen wearing a cape and pair of tights, releases 6 March.

Singleholic.

The cliché story of a woman who – after a painful breakup – moves to Mauritius to complete her PhD, releases 27 March.

Emma.

Offering an astute satire of social hierarchy coupled with the sometimes heartbreaking reality of growing up, releases 6 March.

The Invisible Man.

A woman named Cecilia becomes the subject of a series of increasingly troubling occurrences – visitations, perhaps – that seem to be the work of her abusive ex-boyfriend who is supposedly dead, releases 13 March.

Sticks and stones.

Youngsters being abused and cruelly treated – and even dying – in the hands of bullies and staunch homophobes. catch Barr at the Toyota US Woordfees, from 6 - 15 March in Stellenbosch, woordfees.co.za for info.

Shakespeare Schools Festival Cape Town.

The Fugard Theatre hosts the Cape Town leg of the most inclusive festival of theatre written by the Bard yet seen in this country. 3 - 14 March, ssfsa.co.za, for info.

Spiritfest, Swellendam.

Yoga, meditation, camping and wholesome food. Om! 5 - 8 March, spiritfest.co.za, for info.

Toyota US Woordfees, Stellenbosch.

One of SA’s biggest arts festivals, with over 500 performances. Plus, a healthy dose of literature. 6 - 15 March, woordfees.co.za, for info.

Huawei KDay, Cape Town.

On the grass at Meerendal Wine Estate to the likes of Shekhinah, The Kiffness, GoodLuck and Mango Groove. 7 March, tickets.computicket.com, for info.

Secret Sunrise Fiesta, Sandton.

There’s a Mexican fiesta theme, so dress up if you like. 15 March, quicket.co.za, for info.

Retreat Yourself, Overberg.

Talks on a range of topics, a secret dance floor, routes for mountain bikes 26 - 29 March, retreatyourself.co.za, for info.

Wonderland Festival, Sandton.

At Innesfree Park, it’s Mzansi’s biggest dance festival for people aged 18 and under, 29 March, howler.co.za, for info.

Sexy Groovy Love, Franschhoek.

It’s at the Rose Garden at Boschendal (technically in Pniel, not Franschhoek), 29 March,
sexygroovylove.com, for info.

Fateful five.

Their stories converge at only one point – on their wedding day. Golden Arrow Studio, Baxter, Cape Town, 19 March until 4 April.

Spanish tights.

Featuring dancers from Joburg Ballet as the young lovers, 13 - 24 March, webtickets.co.za, tickets.computicket.com, for info.

Road trip.

A show by the city’s firefighters, but there’s something for the whole family, on 21 March, capetowncarnival.com, for info.

Sies!

The black sheep of the family who left Bethlehem to become a stripper in Vienna in the 1950s, from 24 March until 11 April. thefugard.com, for info.

All the feels.

‘With this show, I am focusing on the abstract, the emotional aspect of people and how they relate, not just depicting pretty people,’ says Khanyisa. Until, 13 March, stevenson.info, for info.

The other Corona gathering.

The Bungalow Clifton and Oval Field Cape Town on 28 March, line-up includes Black Coffee, international DJ, producer and remixer Purple Disco Machine, Shimza, DJ Maphorisa, corona.howler.co.za, for info. 

Art Battle Johannesburg.

The weekend’s festivities include art, poetry, fashion, entertainment and good food, but the real aim, of course, is to raise much-needed funds. 27 - 29 March, 1000drawings.org, artbattle.com, for info, 

Slow burn

Kai Luke Brümmer as Nicholas van der Swart (standing) is watched by Ryan de Villiers as Dylan Stassen in a moment of solidarity in a scene from Moffie, releasing in South African cinemas on 13 March.

Bloodshot

Vin Diesel in the first Hollywood adaptation of a Valiant Comics character and the filmmakers insist he’s unlike anything we’ve seen wearing a cape and pair of tights, releases 6 March.

Family affair.
The Lighthouse Family is touring South Africa for the first time, they’ll be at Joburg’s Teatro, Montecasino from 20 - 22 March, and at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town on 24 March, bigconcerts.co.za, for info.
Singleholic

The cliché story of a woman who – after a painful breakup – moves to Mauritius to complete her PhD, releases 27 March

Emma

Offering an astute satire of social hierarchy coupled with the sometimes heartbreaking reality of growing up, releases 6 March.

The Invisible Man

A woman named Cecilia becomes the subject of a series of increasingly troubling occurrences – visitations, perhaps – that seem to be the work of her abusive ex-boyfriend who is supposedly dead, releases 13 March.

Sticks and stones

Youngsters being abused and cruelly treated – and even dying – in the hands of bullies and staunch homophobes. catch Barr at the Toyota US Woordfees, from 6 - 15 March in Stellenbosch, woordfees.co.za for info.

In April

1 - 5 April

Two Oceans Marathon.

Cape Town.

South africa's biggest and most beautiful marathon event. » twooceansmarathon.org.za, for info.

25 - 27 April

SA Cheese Festival.

Stellenbosch.

This is the country’s ultimate dairy mixer, with lots of wine and other edible goodies to fuel a delicious day out. » cheesefestival.co.za, for info.

13 April

Galileo Easter Open Air Cinema.

Cape Town.

Family fun under the stars at Meerendal Wine Estate with a screening of Wonder Park. » webtickets.co.za, for info.

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