Lily Young

No matter what theme you're after for your big day, be it romantic, vintage, classic, modern, shabby chic or even your favourite destination in the world, Lily Young is here to bring your stationery and creative visions to life. They offer a whole range of stationery to tie your special day together, from save-the-dates and online or printed invitations to wedding menus, programmes, thank you cards and more. And not only can you have your save-the-dates and invitations done in stunning patterned papers, you can also consider having them in wood or laser cut. You can shop online and even get in touch with them if you would like to discuss your ideas.

Details: www.lilyyoung.com | 012 348 1311 | [email protected] | 450 Jacqueline Dr, Garsfontein, Pretoria.

Papermoon

Prefering doing everything online and don't really want to travel to get all your wedding stationery done? then be sure to take a look at Papermoon, an artisan online stationery shop. We offer their clients creative and bespoke design services, all tailored to your specific requirements. We enjoyed scrolling through their gallery of wedding invitations they've created in the past. Absolutely gorgeous! They offer wedding invitations, signage, stationery, as well as logo and branding portfolios.

Details: www.papermoon.co.za | [email protected]

Wedding Stationers In The City

Rebelle Design

Another studio from Pretoria that's worth mentioning is Rebelle Design. This boutique design studio offers their clients beautifully styled custom paper stationery, including wedding invitations, event stationery and corporate identity designs. Their mission is to crafts and create original and unique paper keepsakes that tell a story with passion and purpose. The bespoke services include save-the-dates, websites, digital invitations, seating charts, cale toppers, menus, wedding signage and so much more. Visit their website to see their full list of services available, not matter what your stationery needs,

Details: www.rebelledesign.co.za | [email protected] | 073 844 6696 | Irene, Centurion, Gauteng.

The Invitation Gallery

If you don't have the time to make an appointment and visit stationers to decide on styles, colours and themes of your wedding stationery, then head to The Invitation Gallery, an online stationery store. They have everything from save-the-dates, invitations, programmes to confetti holders, e-invite, menus, name cards, seating plan, table numbers, tags and thank you cards. And best of all – once you've made your order, your custom wedding stationery will be delivered right to your doorstep, no matter where you live in SA. Not only is this convenient, it also saves you time to do more important things, like finding that perfect wedding gown!

Details: [email protected] | www.invitationgallery.co.za | 021 872 4946

Wedding Stationers In The City

Eventations

Handmade and crafted to your exact specifications, theme and colour scheme, you know that a lot of love and attention to detail goes into your wedding stationery at Eventations. They have an absolute flair for weddings and offer you a range of beautiful invitations, seating plans, place cards, thank you cards, menus, programmes and much more. Take a look at their portfolio online. Not only do they cater to wedding stationery needs, they also do custom creations for all other special occasions and corporate events.

Details: eventations.co.za

I Do Creative Concepts

You can find inspiration everywhere, and if there is a certain look and feel you'd love to incorporate into your wedding stationery, then I Do Creative Concepts are just the stationers to help you. They love coming up with a variety of ideas and combinations to see what stunning creations they can create for your special day. They offer a range of stationery, including save-the-dates, invitations, e-vites, maps and directions to the ceremony, registry cards, place cards, table numbers, seating plan, guest books, thank you cards and more. With I Do Creative Concepts, you know you'll be walking away with a unique, one-of-a-kind design.

Details: www.i-do.co.za | 082 571 0086 | [email protected]

Wedding Stationers In The City

Secret Diary

Now, although Secret Diary is based in Cape Town, doesn't mean they cannot provided stunning wedding stationery for soon-to-be-wed couples in Johannesburg. They offer a wide range of design work, prints and finishing that's sure to match your vision and create the perfect stationery for your wedding day! Visit their website and take a look at all the beautiful designs. They offer everything from design and create stationery, letter pressing, printing and graphic design to die cutting, laser cutting, foiling, embossing and more.

Details: www.secretdiary.co.za | 021 914 7224 | [email protected] | Cape Town.

Fralenco

For an easy wedding stsationery solution, be sure to take a look at Fralenco and their services. They produce and create professional, custom-made invitations and print-related stationery, as well as laser cutting products for special events. A few items they have to offer include invitations, menus and programmes, table place cards, thank you cards, boxes and bags, and order of service booklets. Visit their website to take a look at their list of services and products available for all of your event stationery needs.

Details: www.fralenco.co.za | 011 764 3893 | [email protected] | 4 Wilrama, Naboom Street, Wilropark, Johannesburg.

What Is It?

As part of MyFrenchFilmFestival.com, the DibuKlub invites you to an open-air cinema event which will take place in the garden of the Alliance Française of Johannesburg this February. Bring your blanket and wine to watch the poignant film "With the Wind" (Le Vent tourne) - a story about self reliance.

On an isolated farm in a remote part of the Jura region Pauline and Alex live in complete self-sufficient harmony with nature. Their life project is sealed by their love, their ideals and their work. The couple is now ready to take the step towards total independence, and start producing their own electricity. The arrival of Samuel, who comes to install a wind turbine, deeply troubles Pauline, upsetting their relationship and their values.

Don't miss it!

When Is It?

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 18:00 - 20:00.

Where Is It?

Alliance Française Johannesburg, 17 Lower Park Drive, Cnr Kerry Rd, Parkwood, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is free.

For more information

Follow DibuKlub on Facebook for more information.

Details: 011 646 1169 | [email protected]

Alliance Française of Johannesburg - DibuKids

The Alliance Française of Johannesburg is dedicated to preserving and celebrating French culture, language and traditions in South Africa. That's why their DibuKids Club is so cool! Kids of all nationalities are welcome to join, so long as they have an appreciation for all things French. The multimedia library at the institute is filled with Francophile literature, films and music. The DibuKids Club hosts two yearly programmes at the institute, where kids can participate in fun activities and learning experiences. Twice a month on Saturdays, the club invites the little ones to join in on story time, film screenings and games. With different themes for each month, kids are offered a diverse experience of French culture. The club also invites children to participate in film criticism, opening up young minds and allowing them to communicate their ideas.

The best part about the DibuKids Club is that it costs nothing to join, apart from special events. All you have to do is bring the kids along on a Saturday morning at 11:00 to the Alliance Française in Parkwood. You can also follow their Facebook page for updates on events.

Details: 17 Lower Park Drive, Corner Kerry Road, Parkwood, Johannesburg | 011 646 1169 | [email protected]

The Bioscope Independent Cinema

While the Bioscope does not run separate film clubs for kids, as Joburg's only independent cinema, they often host screenings of classic kiddie movies and singalong events for young and old alike. Children may dress up as their favourite character or dress down in their pajamas. Ultimately, it's a super fun experience for young film critics in the making. Kids will also be delighted by the Bioscope's seating - refurbished car chairs make for an imaginative, yet comfortable sit.

The Bioscope frequently hosts rooftop cinema evenings as well, complete with bean bag chairs and 3-D glasses. Bring the kids along for a unique cinematic experience right in the heart of the Maboneng Precinct.

Details: 286 Fox Street, Maboneng, City and Suburban, Johannesburg | 087 094 4195 | [email protected]

kids film clubs

SK Club

Ster Kinekor Cinema's film club has been a family favourite for years. After all, who wouldn't want to be able to see more movies with the kids for less? Of course, there are half-price Tuesdays, but becoming an SK Club member offers you so much more. Kiddies can enjoy a bespoke birthday party experience at their favourite Ster Kinekor Cinema along with all their friends. Plus, families of four can cash in on the SK Club advantage by purchasing their tickets with a Standard Bank card. Scoring a 4 for 3 deal, families will be seeing a whole lot more movies than usual.

You can also join the SK Subscription Club, which ensures a limited or unlimited amount of movies per month. The limited option allows you to book four 2D or 3D movies for you and your family a month for a subscription price of *R249. You also get 20% off snacks and may use all four tickets at once, so the whole family can go out for movie night. If that isn't enough to satisfy the hunger for good cinema, then pick the unlimited option. Offering an unlimited amount of movies each month, this subscription is perfect for cinema addicts. Watch up to five movies a day with this card, which costs only *R349 per month per person.

Sign up for the SK Subscription Club here.

Details: 0861 668 437 | [email protected]

NuMetro Scene Club

NuMetro also has their very own rewards club for you and the kids to join for free. With this card, you start earning points right away - you accumulate 10 points for every R1 spent on tickets or snacks. Once you have acquired enough points, you can spend them on more movie tickets or snacks. You will also be the first to know about upcoming screenings, events and specials at the cinema. Kids as young as 12 may sign up for their own Scene Club Card, with the written consent of a legal guardian, of course. So, even if your teen chooses to leave you behind for a movie night out with their friends, they will be earning points on their purchase. Sign up here.

Your favourite NuMetro Cinema complex is the ideal place for your child's next birthday. More than just your average cinema experience, NuMetro offers VIP recliner seats, a la carte menus designed by expert chefs, cocktails for parents, state of the art audio and projection and 4-D thrills. Use you Scene Club Card to book tickets for your child's birthday party and get discounts on snacks for all their friends.

Details: 0861 246 362 | [email protected]

Do you know of any other film clubs for kids in the city? Let us know about them! 

What Is It?

IBIArt Artworx and Gerard Sekoto Gallery invite you to their first ever Art Auction. Showcasing the works of some of South Africa's most talented artists, including the likes of William Kentridge and Robert Hodgins. Artists from August House will also be given the opportunity to exhibit and auction their work. August House is an open art studio located in New Doornfontein, which offers independent pan-African artists a safe space to work.

If you have always wanted to own a Kentridge or to support upcoming artists, then be sure to attend the Art Auction.  Prior to the start of the auction drinks and canapes will be served. Then it's time to get your wallet ready, because the bids will be on!

When Is It?

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - Wednesday, 30 October 2019.

**The auction will take place on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 18:30.

Where Is It?

Gerard Sekoto Gallery, Alliance Francaise JHB, Cnr Kerry Rd and Lower Park Drive, Parkview, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is free.

For more information

Follow IBIArt Artworx on Facebook for more information.

Details: 011 836 1650 | [email protected]

What Is It?

The Alliance Française Johannesburg is a non-profit organisation devoted to the promotion of French language and culture. In honour of National Nutrition Week 2019, the Alliance presents their annual So Chef! festival. Focusing on eco-friendly food practices and on the strong social power of food and cooking, this festival aims to prevent food wastage and fill hungry bellies.

The main event for So Chef! 2019 is the highly-anticipated Disco-Soupe. Facilitated by culinary guide, Chef Joey Atchama. Disco Soups are collective and open cooking sessions. Started in France in 2012, to help combat 25% of food wastage globally. The Disco Soupe session sees participants cook up some delicious meals using scraped or unsold fruit and vegetables. But, the best part is that it all takes place in a musical and festive disco atmosphere. The meals made are then redistributed to all participants for free. So, come and cook along with the Alliance Française for a good cause and a good time.

When Is It?

Saturday, 12 October 2019 at 11:00 - 15:00.

Where Is It?

Alliance Française Johannesburg, 17 Lower Park Drive & Kerry Road, Parkview, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

To participate in the Disco Soupe event contact [email protected]

For more information

Follow them on Facebook for more information.

Details: 011 646 1169 | alliance.org.za

What Is It?

IBI Artworx gallery invite you to the opening of 'Until Love Makes Sense' - the latest body of work by artist Layziehound.

This five day exhibit at the Gerard Sekoto Gallery includes cheese and wine evenings, where you will be able to mingle with like-minded art lovers and meet the artist himself.

Layziehound plays with the theme of love in all his work. Exploring how we feel, how different relationships function and how we steer ourselves forward in the modern day in our love relationships. Layziehound is a young, upcoming artist who incorporates text and poetry into his artwork. 'Until Love Makes Sense' promises to be highly engaging and thought-provoking, so don't miss it.

When Is It?

Opening nights:

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, Thursday, 17 October 2019 & Friday, 18 October 2019 at 18:00 - 20:00 (with cheese and wine.)

Saturday, 19 October 2019 at 10:00 - 13:00.

Where Is It?

Gerard Sekoto Gallery, Alliance Française Johannesburg, Cnr Kerry Rd & Lower Park Drive, Parkview, Randburg, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is free.

For more information

Visit the IBI Artworx website. Or, follow them on social media:

Facebook - facebook.com/IBI-ART-267326863458514

Instagram - instagram.com/isagesseau

Contact Isa Gesseau on 011 3271845 / 083 6004030 or via email at [email protected] for more information.

What Is It?

The Alliance Française of Johannesburg invite you to their monthly Garden Concert Jazz Session featuring the smooth sounds of Children of the Sun. For the September installment, they will be going back to the base - so, come and enjoy a jazzy afternoon out in Parkview with friends and family. This is the perfect way to unwind over the weekend - think fresh breezes, a little spring sunshine, cool vibes and awesome music. See you there!

When Is It?

Saturday, 07 September 2019 at 14:00.

Where Is It?

Alliance Française, 17 Lower Park Drive, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R80 per person. Get yours here.

For More Information.

For more information, visit their website or social media pages:

Facebook - facebook.com/AllianceFrancaiseJHB

Twitter - twitter.com/afjoburg

Instagram - instagram.com/afjohannesburg

Contact them on [email protected] / +27 (0)11 646 1169

What Is It?

Le Movie Club is a collaboration between The Bioscope Independent Cinema, The Alliance Français of Johannesburg and the French Institute of South Africa. On the last Thursday of every month, immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of French and Francophone films from around the world. This month's feature is the film Maestro, a film about a young actor who finds himself involved in a film by a cinema superstar. He gets charmed by his good-nature and develops feelings for him.

This s night a night to sit back and enjoy French film, with some pizza and beer.

When Is It?

Thursday, 25 October 2018 at 19:30

Where Is It?

The Bioscope Independent Cinema, 286 Fox Street, City and Suburban, Johannesburg

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R35 per person and can be purchased here.

A pizza and beer combo can also be purchased for R102 per person.

For More Information?

For more information, visit The Bioscope website here.

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