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Durban Markets + stuff to do August/Sept

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It’s almost time to start celebrating Spring, so here’s your handy list of events taking place in Durban in August and into September 2016.
There are 3 different I Heart Markets too, at 3 different venues, as well as Interpret Durban, Durban’s annual taste of art, music and all things cool, taking place in a warehouse opposite the ICC.
Plus a host of other local markets, so do make sure you catch one and support local…

AUGUST:
Mon 15 – Sun 21 Aug:
The Loeries – various venues
Thurs 18 Aug:
PechaKucha – The Plant
Fri 19 – Sun 21 Aug:
The Best of Carvin H Goldstone – Sibaya
Sun 21 Aug:

I Heart Loeries Market – Durban Beachfront Amphitheatre
Mon 22 Aug:
Beer Pairing Dinner at Big Easy by Ernie Els with Robson’s Brewery –
info: 031 336 8166 or email bookings@bigeasydurban.co.za
Weds 24 – Fri 26 Aug:

Mercury Wine Week – Greyville Convention Centre
Fri 26 Aug:
Bellevue Night Market – 5 Bellevue Road, Kloof
Morningside Night Market – Morningside Sports Club
The Litchi Orchard Night Market – Salt Rock
Sat 27 Aug:
I Heart Market at The Plant,  5 Station Drive
Sun 28 Aug:
Wonder Market – Chris Saunders Park, Umhlanga
Weds 31 Aug –  Friday 2 Sept
Durban Fashion Fair, Durban Exhibition Centre

SEPTEMBER:
Thur 1 Sept:
First Thursdays in the Station Drive Precinct from 5pm.
Various events take place – here are a few venues to check out:
The Commune – clothing, art & jewellery
The Plant – food by Renegade Kitchen, drinks and sometimes roller skating
Distillery 031 – food, drink and music
Agility Studio – pilates studio with free demos
Savior Brand Co – leather classes and kick-ass coffee
S43 – food, drinks and music
The Station – creative hub of stores and food
The Warehouse Durban – creative hub of stores and food
Con Amore which now houses one of my fave stores, Shoppe

Thurs 1 Sept:
Durban Fashion Fair Amanda Laird Cherry Show, Durban Art Gallery
Fri 2 Sept:

Roof Top Night Market – Musgrave Centre
Sat 3 Sept:
Durban Fashion Fair Recognition Awards, ICC
I Heart Market – Moses Mabhida Stadium
Fri 16 – Sun 18 Sept:
The Hilton Arts Festival – Hilton College, see the full programme here

WEEKLY:
EVERY Wednesday
Lunch at Renegade Kitchen inside The Plant 5 Station Drive
EVERY Friday
Breakfast Club at Renegade Kitchen inside The Plant 5 Station Drive
EVERY Saturday:

Shongweni Market – Shongweni – note their new address: Lot 451, MR551 Road, Shongweni
EVERY Sunday:
The Morning Trade – 15 Station Drive, just off Umgeni Road

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