Tag: history

The Marrow Of The City

  Emerging from the Creative Producers International program run by Bristol-based Watershed is the project Umongo wedolobha, loosely translated to The Marrow of the City. The project looks to insert a history of early black migrant workers in the city…

Traditional Beer Making Workshop At Phansi Museum

Traditional Beer Making Workshop Ticket Price: R50 (Limited Space) Saturday 01 December 2018 10h00-12h00 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood Allow Phansi Museum’s traditional brew-masters, Thuli Mkhize and Mpho Hlophe, to guide you through the cultural and historical significance of umnqombothi,…

Mountain bikers to honour South African icon at Mandela Day MTB Dash

Pietermaritzburg – Mountain bikers have a chance to ride in memory of South Africa’s greatest icon at the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash which starts and finishes on Saturday 26th August at the Mandela Capture Site near Howick.

Jubilee Fountain – The History.

How many of you have heard about the Jubilee Fountain that once graced Farewell Square and the Town Gardens in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal? We found some very interesting anecdotes about the famous Jubilee Fountain on a blog by Graham Leslie…

Rickshas in Durban – Throwback Thursday

Rickshas Are A Popular Tourist Attraction In Durban. Today’s Throwback Thursday Is Dedicated To The Ricksha Pullers And The Important Part They Played In Durban’s History. The first ten Rickshas / Rickshaws imported to Natal arrived in 1892, imported by…

Royal Hotel and It’s Amazing History!

The Royal Hotel Durban – History in the making!! The Royal Hotel Durban has stood at the centre of Durban and its history for more than 150 years.  It has grown with the City and stands proud of its tradition…

Playhouse Theatre – Throwback Thursday

The Playhouse Theatre Is A Landmark Of Culture And History In Durban. Our Throwback Thursday Is Dedicated To This Monument Of Durban’s History! One of Durban’s historic landmarks, this building started out as a picture palace 1896 and was rebuilt…

Umhlanga and it’s Amazing History

Amazing stories of Umhlanga land sale, crops, hotels and the lighthouse. We found this incredible article written by The Ridge Online about the incredible history about Umhlanga and the North of Durban. The area to the north of Durban, including…

Warwick Rebeck – Business Star of the Week

Meet our First Business Star of the Week – Mr. Mozzie’s Warwick Rebeck Our “I Love Durban” Business Star of the Week is the hands on, proudly Durban Entrepreneur Warwick Rebeck. Even after spending some time in London, he knew…

Amazing History of The Durban July

The History of Africa’s Biggest Racing Event.   The Durban July Handicap is Africa’s greatest horse race with a history spanning three centuries. This South African Thoroughbred horse race is held annually on the first Saturday of July since 1897…

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