Your Weekly Joburg Guide 
Did you book off next Monday to make this weekend an extra long one? Nicely done! We bet you can’t wait to kick back and relax, or better yet, gather family and friends and hit the town. There’s plenty happening in and around the city over the long weekend (don’t forget Comic Con Africa and the DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival). Oh, and if we don’t chat before Tuesday, happy Heritage Day!
Been dreaming of taking an exotic cruise, but don’t have the budget? No problem! Cruiseabout is offering amazing Deals Under R10K. Also, if you want to go a little bigger, check out their magical Disney Cruise. Find out more here. 
Have any plans for Heritage Day? If not, don’t miss African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Autograph Collection’s very first Heritage Day Jazz Picnic. Spend the afternoon enjoying soulful jazz while indulging in a gourmet picnic and soaking up the sun. Click here to find out more. 

Presenting the comfort and quality you expect from Green Cross, now in good company with global fashion brands, the brand-new GX&Co. offers a wide range of shoes that’ll certainly put a spring in your step. From classic silhouettes to fun sports-luxe looks, their carefully curated SS19 range is a must-have for your wardrobe. Check out the range here.

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff's very own, Chef Daniel Payne, has got his eyes on the prize - the San Pellegrino Young Chef award 2019-2020. His innovative approach to food is the backbone of the View’s sumptuous menu. Pay this stunning restaurant a visit to see why Chef Payne has been selected for the next stage of this prestigious award. 

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:

Experience a weekend filled with scrumptious food, awesome music and plenty of sunshine at the ever-popular DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday and Sunday.
Get ready for all the thrills, excitement and loads of cosplay at Comic Con Africa 2019 this weekend. This four-day entertainment extravaganza is perfect for the whole family!
Stop and smell the orchids at the Witwatersrand Orchid Society Spring Show, taking place at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens this Saturday and Sunday.
Spend your Sunday afternoon out in the country, sipping on your choice of over 20 different craft and international gins at The Cradle Gin Festival at Riverstone Lodge.
In celebration of Heritage Day, Sylvia’s Market will be hosting a Cheesanayama Festival - Under African Skies this Sunday. Expect everything from braais and good food to festivities and entertainment for all. 

Have a fantastic long weekend!

The Team



September's Lineup

Birnam’s very own Peech Boutique Hotel has undergone a facelift and returns with a new fine dining restaurant manned by the ex Pot Luck Club head chef.

school holidays
The spring school holidays start next week, and if you need to compile a POA to keep the kids busy and entertained, check out these holiday programmes.  

vegan mikshakes
Finding vegan-friendly treats around the city can be a mission, which is why we went in search of the best places to find refreshing vegan milkshakes. 

mix fest
Mix Fest is heading to Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge next weekend. Here are five reasons why you need to get your tickets to this fun event. 

What's On
defending the caveman
Don’t miss the hilariously funny Defending The Caveman, taking centre stage at The Balalaika in Sandton this October. Perfect for date night!

Sip, sample and savour your way through a wide variety of good gin and rum, tuck into tasty food and have fun at this event at Constitution Hill.

japanese fest

Celebrate spring with the Japanese Spring Festival this October, taking place at the Japanese School of Johannesburg in Emmarentia. 

curry and craft festival
Treat yourself to spices and flavourful curries at the Curry & Craft Festival at Gold Reef City in mid-October. It's going to be delicious.

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