DURBAN GUIDE

Durban out and about in April

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Lots happening in Durbs this month, here are just a few things which are on my radar:

FIRST THURSDAYS
Station Drive Precinct
7th April
Head down to Durban’s coolest new precinct for a stroll around the neighbourhood and catch some tunes, some wares and some chow. Don’t miss whatever is on offer at Renegade Kitchen inside The Plant at No. 5 Station Drive. Go home with something green from St. Verde Botanicals inside Con Amore – which also happens to be having a massive sale. Head around the corner to The Station and make sure to pop into the beautiful Andrew Early gallery, as well as Ndumi Iman’s Mind over Matter, which has just opened this week and The Vintager by Amanda Jaffar – there’s a soda siphon there I must have. My favourite kind of furniture can also be found there from Trestle – scandi chic at its best. Finish off with a cold one at S43 or Distillery 031 at No. 43 Station Drive. Durban rocks!

LITCHI ORCHARD MARKET
The Litchi Orchard, 1 Seaforth Avenue, Salt Rock
9 April
Local food, craft traders and live music
9am to 1pm – Free entry

MYSTIC INDIA
Durban ICC
23rd April

A festive Bollywood music and dance spectacular, featuring dancers, acrobats, musicians and extravagant sets & visual effects.
Experience a festive journey through Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat and the evolution of Bollywood films via a visual display fusing dance and theatre.
Directed and choreographed by Amit Shah and produced by US-based AATMA Performing Arts.
Tickets range from R185 to R485 and are available at Computicket.

COFFEE & CHOCOLATE EXPO
29th April – 2nd May at Suncoast Casino
A visual & sensory experience for both chocolate and coffee lovers, with over 40 products to experience, taste and buy. Learn 
more about coffee, its origins and how to pour the perfect cup at the Coffee Theatre, then head to the Chocolate Workshop, brought to you by Beyers and the Pairing Theatre – showcasing whiskey, wine and liqueurs with chocolate, or the Cocoa Mokka Lounge, offering chocolate craft beer and live entertainment.
Tickets can be purchased via iTickets – R70 online and R90 at the door.

Keep an eye on the Ask Ashe facebook page for more happening in your hood.

 

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