Let the little ones enjoy a LIVE storytelling experience with professional storytellers! Not only is this an interesting way to keep them entertained, but it's also great for developing their language fluency and their imaginations. These professional storytellers will share their stories aimed at children aged between 4 to 8 years of age.
Play Africa is a non-profit children's play museum in Johannesburg. This is a new storytelling programme that they have initiated in response to the COVID-19 crisis, in collaboration with ASSITEJ South Africa and in partnership with the Goethe-Institut South Africa.
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 from 14:30. Visit their Facebook event page for more dates.
Online via Howler.
Access to the live stream is free, you just need to signup to Howler to get access to the link.
For more information about this event, visit their Facebook event page.
Please note: Online events are subject to be postponed, cancelled or changed at any given time. Please visit their social platforms to stay informed of these changes and their announcements.
The Virtual Book Dash is helping children get into the habit of reading. Three teams across the country will be volunteering their time to create libraries that will be available to kids for free.
The vision is that every child should own 100 books before the age of five.
Saturday, 25 April 2020.
Online, click here.
For more information, click here.
Event is subject to be cancelled at any given time, so please check to avoid disappointment.
What Is It?
Gather your girlfriends and make you way to the Wanderers Club for a weekend of fitness, fun and plenty of fantastic excitement! Two days, three stages, 50 speakers, 28 brands, all at one place - Women's Health Live! Expect a whole weekend of wellness and inspiration with an amazing line-up of celebrities, cover-stars, influencers and the Women's Health experts who'll be sharing their incredible stories, expertise, advice and star power. And to add to the entertainment, don't forget to check out the incredible beauty pop-ups, food trucks, drinks, shopping, movement classes and much more.
When Is It?
Saturday, 10 November 2018 - Sunday, 11 November 2018 from 10:00 - 17:30 daily.
Where Is It?
The Wanderers Club, 01 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg.
How Much Is It?
Tickets cost between R175 - R250 per person (excluding booking fee) and can be bought at Quicket.
For More Information
For more information about this event, visit www.womenshealthsa.co.za.
This one is a must if you’re looking to get an in-depth look at the details and stories describing Mandela's term as the President of South Africa. Dare Not Linger draws on Nelson Mandela's own unfinished memoir and brings readers the remarkable story of his presidency, told in his own words with the help of distinguished South African writer, Mandla Langa.
Now for something a little more personal and intimate when it comes to the life and presidency of Madiba. Conversations With Myself is a collection of letters, diary inserts and other personal writings which provides reader a rare chance to see the other side of our former president's life, all portrayed and written in his own voice. This book is an international bestseller and an intensely personal piece that complements his Long Walk to Freedom.
This book is the most well-known and popular books written by Madiba. It offers readers the authentic voice and humane, dignified and passionate presence of Mandela. Long Walk To Freedom is the perfect read, bringing to life the riveting memoirs of one of the most outstanding moral and political leaders of our time. It brilliantly re-creates the drama, experiences and actions that contributed to shaping Nelson Mandela's destiny.
This one is a lovely read for the whole family, bringing to life the many different folktales passed on from generation to generation. Whether warning children about the 'dangers' of disobedience or proving that the underdog can win, Nelson Mandela's Favourite African Folktales are depicted through wise animals and evil monsters offers a universal portrayal of humanity, beasts and the mysterious. They have all been translated from their original languages including Karanga, Nguni, Xhosa and others, to bring you a collection that plays as a testament to the craft of storytelling and the power of myth.
No one has better insight into Madiba's past, his journey and destiny than himself, which is why this collection is a must if you have a keen interest in his journey to freedom and initiating the beginning of a new era in South Africa. No Easy Walk To Freedom is a collection of Nelson Mandela's articles, speeches, letters from underground and the transcripts of his trials.
In His Own Words is a collection of some of the most historic and inspirational addresses by the father of the nation. The one of the most influential individuals and stirring voices to come out of South Africa, Nelson Mandela has brought and spoken his message of freedom, equality and human dignity to the entire world. And now, his most important, moving and meaningful speeches have been collected and published into a single volume. Another must for your personal collection.
Mandela: The Struggle is My Life tells the influential and moving story of a man who changed the course of history and inspired millions. He ended apartheid in his own country and made racism unacceptable worldwide. Such an inspiration of a man deserved fitting celebration of how extraordinary he and his actions are. So much so, that he changed the world. This book covers Nelson Mandela's speeches and political writings from his days as a leader of the African National Congress Youth League in 1944, up until his release from prison in 1990.