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Radio personality Darren Maule promises to bring along his ‘A Game’ when he hosts TAFTA’s 60th birthday Fundraising Gala Dinner

Radio personality Darren Maule promises to bring along his ‘A Game’ when he hosts TAFTA’s 60th birthday Fundraising Gala Dinner at the Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel. Also on the entertainment line-up for the Night of Diamonds themed event is resident entertainer at the Oyster Box Hotel, and international artist Eric Canham. The event will contribute to the association’s nutritious meals programme that is responsible for feeding almost 800 needy elders both within Tafta homes and in surrounding Durban communities. Tickets cost R550 each or R5 500 per table and include a three-course dinner, an exclusive gift bag and an evening filled with entertainment. Details: To book contact Ateesha Rampersad on ateesha@tafta.org.za or 031 332 3721.

The 14th consecutive Durban International Blues Festival returns to ZACKS

Wilson’s Wharf from Thursday, 28 September to Saturday, 30 September. This year’s line-up is tight and concentrates on showcasing more local and national talent, an answer to the suggestions of both audiences and the artists themselves. Die hards to this event will know the drill at this venue, where seating is shared by all, food can be ordered from Zacks or any of the other participating venues who share the deck. A cash bar facility is open to all and the evening line up runs from about 7pm to 11 pm. Tickets are R150 from Computicket and R160 at the door. Details: Visit www.durbanbluesfestival.co.za or contact Publicity Director Tanya van Agthoven Marais on tva_pr@global.co.za or 0827479738 during office hours only.

White Mountain Music Festival

Now in its 13th year, White Mountain Music Festival is the perfect opportunity to escape the city and unwind in a stunning setting while enjoying a great line-up of some of the best acoustic acts in the country. Held at White Mountain Lodge near Giant’s Castle from 27 to 30 September, the event boasts a line-up like no other and includes the likes of duo Wendy Oldfield and Robin Auld, better known on the SA tour circuit as Auldfield. Tickets are R200 for children aged four to 11 and R750 for adults. Children under four get in for free. Tickets include general camping for the entire festival. Details: Buy your tickets online at www.quicket.co.za

y Little Pony Tour 2018 Live Show

My Little Pony is bringing more of the magic of friendship to fans when the My Little Pony Tour 2018 Live Show visits Durban at the Rockwood Theatre, Isibaya from 28 September to 2 October. Shows are from 12pm to 12.45 and 3pm to 3.45pm on 28 September and 12pm to 12.45 and 4pm to 4.45pm on 29 September, 1 and 2 October. Tickets are R150 each from Computicket.

Women’s Fundraising High Tea with CROW

CROW, the Centre for Rehabilitation of Wildlife, will host a Women’s Fundraising High Tea at 10am on 6 October 2018 at Kloof Country Club. The morning includes delicious snacks, entertainment, a wonderful goodie bag, motivational speakers and amazing prizes. Tickets are R150 each and the money raised will be used to help the centre with their continued endeavours to rescue, rehabilitate and release healed, orphaned and displaced wildlife. To book contact Chandré on 031 462 1127 or e-mail info@crowkzn.co.za

The Kloof Rotary Ann’s Open Gardens showcases gardens

It’s that time of year again for you to explore a variety of gardens filled with colourful seasonal annuals and indigenous water-wise plants. The Kloof Rotary Ann’s Open Gardens showcases gardens that range from acre plots to small and medium complex gardens.. Highbury Centenary Hall will again serve as the venue for tea, food, crafts and plants on sale. Tickets cost R60 (children under 12 enter free) and include entry to all five gardens and refreshments. Tickets are available at the entrance to each garden and also at Kloof Village Mall Super Spar & Watercrest Super Spar. For more info contact Wendy Scorgie on 083 661 7337 or visit www.rotarykloof.org.za

One Touch Property

Are you looking to diversify your income and protect yourself from a falling rand? By investing abroad you returns increase when the rand is weak. Considering the backdrop of the sluggish economy and contentious land issue, it may be time to consider investing or sending your kids to study abroad. One Touch Property is hosting one-to-one meetings at the Protea Hotel Marriot, Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga from 10am to 5pm. To book e-mail enquire@onetouchinvestment.co.uk

Life Begins! returning by popular demand at Sibaya Casino

Getting older is no joke but Riaad Moosa has managed to find the lighter side of things in his hilarious one-man show, Life Begins! returning by popular demand at Sibaya Casino. The show is a snapshot into his life after turning 40 and how he juggles being a father of four, a husband, a comedian and an actor, while taking in the current cultural and political climates. The show is rated PG for language and starts at 8pm. Tickets are priced from R160 through Computicket.

‘Massed Orchestra’ event

The British Cultural and Heritage Association (BCHA) is calling for aspirant orchestral musicians in Durban who would like to participate in the annual ‘Massed Orchestra’ event. All participants must be able to read and play music. They are required to pay an entry fee of R60 and register to play either as an individual or as part of a group. Interested players can contact Cheri Steenberg at BCHA office on 031 202 6174. The concert takes place at the Nkulisa Conference Centre at Penzance School in Glenwood. This year’s massed ad hoc orchestra will perform under the seasoned baton of conductor Sue Cock. As a curtain-raiser to the concert, which starts at 2.30 pm, Bryan Clark’s Caribbean Connection Steel Drum Band and the Westville Girls High School Marimba Band will entertain the audience between 2pm and 2.30pm. Secure parking is available. Tickets (R50 each) at the door.

Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic

Durban’s popular annual Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic will see thousands of cyclists tackle the classic cycling race with its challenging routes marked from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. Cyclists can participate in the ‘fun’ 35km race, the ‘challenging’ 65km race, the ‘competitive’ 106km race or the newly added, ‘gruelling’ 160km race. Entries are open to everyone with a bike and a helmet! Great food and festivities along the route with a relaxed post-race vibe on Suncoast Casino Hotels & Entertainment lawns where live music is on offer. For more info visit www.shova.co.za.
 

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October Spoil

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21 reasons to open a bottle of FAT Bastard

Life, like FAT bastard, should be filled to the brim and enjoyed in large, delicious gulps. And this year, this well-loved, delicious, full-bodied range of wines, is celebrating 21 years of living large. So named because when first created by

 

Pinkies up, it’s time for tea!

There’s nothing quite like tantalising your taste buds in spring with a tall glass of iced tea, which is why we are over the moon that one of our favourite fruit juice brands, Sir Fruit, has introduced a bold, low sugar Ice Tea to its range.

 

It’s fun, there is food, it’s the Bierfest at Suncoast

Bierfest is back at Durban premier entertainment destination, SUNCOAST, with an offering of good food, music and beer at this year’s TOPS at SPAR Bierfest!

 

Win a weekend at Thula Thula

Courtesy of Thula Thula, we are giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win a 2 night stay at Thula Thula Game reserve.

 

August Spoil

Chocolate biscuits …and a luxury breakaway!

 

Win a Keeping up with the Kandasamys DVD

We were thrilled to hear that the sequel to the highly successful Keeping up with the Kandasamys is on the cards and will be released in 2019.

 

Its time to READ competition

A wise man once quipped: Creativity is contagious. Pass it on. Albert Einstein certainly knew what he was speaking about, and when it comes to encouraging creativity and imagination in our youth, just think of the untold treasure, waiting to be discovered!

 

Glad to go camping

The kids are on their mid-year hols and a camping weekend’s on the cards. Woo hoo.

 

How are you enjoying your Cadbury Breakaway?

Chocolate wrapped and filled wafer. On a chilly winter night, there’s really not much more we want than this, a mug of coffee and a good book.

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