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Nicky van Der Walt Brings TANG to Nelson Mandela Square

We've not been this excited to announce breaking restaurant news in ages! So, strap yourselves in and let's tell you all about TANG, a new Asian luxury restaurant and bar, designed by award winning Tristan Du Plessis set to open at the iconic Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton. Something TANG This Way Comes The Man […]

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Where To Grab The Best Sushi In Joburg

FireRoom Sushi & Grill For one of the most delicious and theatrical sushi experiences you'll find in the city, head to the FireRoom Sushi & Grill at Montecasino. It's a must for your foodie bucket list. As for meetings and date nights, hell yeah, it's a must-do for sure. They prepare and serve sushi like […]

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Welcome To Sandton City

Sandton, beautiful Sandton! We all know it's the richest square mile in Africa (and most likely the entire southern hemisphere). And we all know that it's home to many of the finest hotels and accommodation hangouts in all of Johannesburg. Also known as the shopping capital of Africa, Sandton hosts shoppers from across the continent […]

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POSTPONED: JazzOnTheSquare

What Is It? Experience a world of jazz at Nelson Mandela Square this April with the JazzOnTheSquare event. Celebrating art, culture and heritage in the heart of Sandton, the richest square mile in Johannesburg. This event is the perfect way to welcome in the cooler autumn weather while still enjoying the fresh outdoors. Get your […]

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Planet Fitness Sweat Workout Party 2020

What Is It? Gather your gear, friends and family for an exciting fitness day at the Planet Fitness Sweat Workout Party 2020, taking place at Nelson Mandela Square. Bring your positive energy and enjoy the day with other fitness bunnies. Expect some music, laughter, full-body workouts and so much more. When Is It? Saturday, 29 February […]

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It's Comedy Season At The A&G Theatre On The Square!

Ntosh Madlingozi in Sober Sex  Dates: Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - Saturday, 4 April 2020 While you may not have heard of him before, Ntosh Madlingozi has been working in the comedy industry for 13 years. Dabbling in acting, stand-up, television and corporate MC work, he is an absolute all-rounder. Since his debut in 2005, […]

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The Narcissists - Auto & General Theatre On The Square

What Is It? The Auto & General Theatre on the Square presents Gail Louw's latest work of pure genius this March. The Narcissists features an all-star South African cast, including Fiona Ramsey and Graham Hopkins. The play sees a beautiful Hungarian ex-model married to an extremely wealthy entrepreneur with severe narcissistic tendencies. In desperation over her situation, […]

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'Evil' At The Auto & General Theatre On The Square

What Is It? Evil is the chilling account of the teenage years of Erik Ponti, a victim of bullying. Voted one of the top plays of the Imaginate Youth Festival in Edinburgh in 2016, the South African production premiered at the National School of the Arts 2019 Festival of the Arts. It then went on […]

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What's On At The Auto & General Theatre On The Square

The Auto & General Theatre on the Square delivers world-class productions, catering to a wide variety of audiences. From stand-up comedy, to drama, kiddies theatre and musicals, the Theatre on the Square has it all. If you have never visited this classy Sandton performance centre, then now is the time. Adorned in red velvet textures, […]

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Sandton City versus Nelson Mandela Square

Sandton City  Imagine a place where the best international brands and everyday leisure and entertainment meet. A place rich in Afro-cosmopolitan glamour, with a distinct South African flair. This is Sandton City. With over 300 local and international retailers, this retail destination is a must-visit for fashionistas and foodies. While it may be difficult to […]

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YFM Presents Womyn 2 Womyn

What Is It? All ladies in Joburg, come let's fill up the Nelson Mandela Sqaure and learn more about defence. YFM Presents Womyn 2 Womyn to celebrate women in this amazing session while getting equipped with some defence techniques. The fun and energy filled event will have awesome activities like zumba, yoga and more. So […]

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Gertrude Stein and a Companion - Theatre on the Square

What Is It? Gertrude Stein and a Companion is a tender story about love, life and loss. Set in bohemian Paris, the play chronicles the extraordinary relationship between American modernist author and poet Gertrude Stein and her lifelong partner Alice B. Toklas. Both Stein and Toklas refused to bow to societal standards of gender and sexuality, […]

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Latitudes Art Fair at Nelson Mandela Square

What Is It? The first ever Latitudes Art Fair takes place this September at Nelson Mandela Square. This new fair is dedicated to African artists and their work, both on the continent and in the diaspora. A fair for contemporary African art in international times. The Latitudes Art Fair 2019 is one you won't want […]

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Fawlty Flowers - Auto & General Theatre on the Square

What Is It? Fawlty Towers was a British television sitcom broadcast between 1975 and 1979. Starring the ever hilarious John Cleese as the inept and slightly out-of-his-head English hotel manager, Basil Fawty. Voted the best British TV series of all time, Fawlty Towers  has fans worldwide. Among these fans are South African comedians and theatre professionals Annie […]

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Matemtem by Lihle Msimang

What Is It? Lihle Msimang is bringing her brand new stand up comedy special to the Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Matemtem, a hilarious and insightful look into Lihle's upbringing in Meadowlands, Soweto. Featuring as part of the One Night Stands comedy festival, this is a must-see for fans of this super funny female […]

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International Yoga Day By Planet Fitness

What Is It? The day is celebrated in over 150 countries worldwide, and is dedicated to the inner and outer well-being of human body raising awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practising yoga. Planet Fitness understands the benefits of yoga and offers a variety of yoga practices nationwide. Selected Planet Fitness gyms have invested […]

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Hedy! - The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr

What Is It? Hedy Lamarr - a Hollywood silver icon, known as the most beautiful woman in the world. But, there was a lot about Hedy that her adoring fans didn't know. She invented frequency hopping and spread spectrum technology that makes the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, ecstasy, […]

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Simmi Areff at the Auto & General Theatre On The Square

What Is It? Simmi Areff is making serious waves on the Joburg comedy scene. He has shared the stage with stand up veterans like Marc Lottering and has opened for Riaad Moosa, John Vlismas and Cokey Falkow. Simmi Areff is an effervescent, new age Muslim comedian with great charisma and a sparkling sense of humour. […]

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Cupcakes and Commiserations Will Chill You To The Bone

What Is It? Cupcakes and Commiserations, a psychological thriller set to enthrall audiences at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Set inside a kitchen in Johannesburg, the play lays claim that there is no discernible recipe to love. The play combines the stories of five woman. They are brought together as they attempt to solve […]

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Jellie the Ellie

What Is It? These school holidays beat the winter boredom and bring the kids to the Auto & General Theatre on the Square for a lovely, fun-filled day out. Jellie the Ellie is coming to the theatre and she's bringing all her friends with her. Jellie the Ellie comes to visit Zoemba's world, where he lives […]

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