The Joburg weekend Round-up: Oct 17 and 18, 2020

In our new Joburg Weekend Round-up we share our picks of the best gigs, shows, markets, pop-ups, parties and tours to check out in Joburg this weekend.

Here’s our suggestions on where to spend your time in Joburg this weekend.

SATURDAY MARKET Take the family for lunch and market shopping at Bryanston Market which now has a newly expanded tea garden and a great kids play area. Find out more about Bryanston Market here.

SUNDAY MARKET Market on Main returns to the city this Sunday, happening for the next four weeks at the Jewel City precinct. Check out all the new street art, shop for fashion and gifts and grab lunch from the many tasty vendors. Find out more about Market on Main at Jewel City and how to get there here.

Market on Main pops up at Jewel City this Sunday

POP-UP The Feel Good Series pop-up at 44 Stanley continues this weekend with great tunes, cocktails and delicious food from the pop-up kitchen and a live performance on Saturday by soul singer Hunter Rose. Find out more and book here.

ART EXHIBITION Book online to pay a visit to the impressive new Joburg Contemporary Art Foundation (JCAF) in Forest Town. Entrance is free and visits also include a walkabout of the debut exhibition, Contemporary Female Identities in the Global South. Find out more and book a visit here.

ART EXHIBITION See Wayne Barker’s bold new exhibition, Love Light in the Time of Corona, at Everard Read. The gallery is open Saturday and Sunday 09:00-13:00.

Work by Wayne Barker from his new exhibition Love Light in the Time of Corona

WALKING TOUR Book your tickets for one of this weekend’s free community walks with #JoziWalks and explore Orange Grove and the historic inner-city Fashion District. Find out more and book here.

THEATRE Tune in online for a live-streamed performance from Joburg Theatre of Zakes Mda’s classic drama, Dead End. Tickets cost R30 and the last screening is on Sunday Oct 18. Find out more and book here.

NEW IN SOWETO A new beach club-style venue, 88 Beach, is opening ay 88 Vilakazi Street in Soweto. Check out the launch party on Sunday Oct 18 from 12:00.

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