Thinking of what to do this winter? Well you don’t have to think again, we’ve got a line up of events to keep you entertained!

Guy Buttery teams up with Odeion String Quartet

A whole line up of events awaits Durban! PHOTO: Northglen News

1. KZN Philharmonic Winter Season 2017

Concert Four: Playhouse Opera, Durban
Date: Thursday 22 June
Tickets are available: Computicket or from Shoprite Checkers Money Market counters
Contact: 0861 915 8000

2. Umkhumbane Jazz Ensemble

Venue: Rainbow Restaurant, Pinetown
Date: Sunday 25 June
Time: Doors open 1pm, concert starts at 2pm
R80 at the Door or at
Contact: 031 7029161 or

3. A fundraiser for Themi Venturas:

An Evening of Chemody
Venue: Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre
Time: 7.30pm on Monday June 26.
Tickets are R225
Contact: Call 0861 915 8000 or visit, or buy tickets directly at any Checkers Money Market Counter.

4. City Supports Durban presence at NAF.

The National Arts Festival 2017
Date: 29 June – 9 July.
For more information about the National Arts Festival visit:

5. Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach

Venue: Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre
Date: 5-23 July
Performances: 2.30pm Tues-Fri, 11am and 3pm Sat, 2.30pm Sun. No babes in arms or children under three. Book for all 2017 shows at Computicket: / 0861 915 8000 / Shoprite Checkers Money Market Counters.
Contact: 083 250 2690.

6. Submit your Music Tour Funding Application to Concerts SA.

Enquiries and applications should be submitted by email to, by fax to 086 500 7028 or by post to Concerts SA, c/o The SAMRO Foundation, 20 De Korte Street, 4th Floor SAMRO Place, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001.
For more information, visit, follow @ConcertsSA on Twitter ( or like Concerts SA on Facebook
Applications Deadline: Sunday 23 July 2017

7. Durban Art Gallery: extended till 30 July

The exhibition will be on display at the Durban Art Gallery.
Date: 31 March to 28 May 2017.
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday 8:30 to 16:00 Sundays 11:00-16:00
Contact Jenny Stretton: 031 3112264/031 3327286.

8. Find healing through the art of writing.

Write to Right
Venue: Westville
Date: 8 August – 3 October 2017
Contact: or / 031 209 8436.

9. Mini World Youth Day

A Gathering in Durban of young Catholics from Southern Africa
Venue: Dbn Exhibition Centre and surrounds: 6 – 10 Dec 2017
Booking for the conference is now open, and early booking is encouraged as delegate numbers are limited.
Contact:  Barbara Koorbanally at the Archdiocese of Durban on 031 303 1417 or the Conference Company on 031 303 9852  or email


Berea Bowling Club: Bowls & music every Monday
BBC BLUES – R 50-00
Venue: Berea Bowling Club in Ferguson Rd, Glenwood for Bowls and Music
People can attend and play bowls from 4pm (they also have flood lights)
Time: Music will be as per before from 6 – 9 pm
Contact: Beth Cell 083 778 1469
By: Lisanne Lazarus

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