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Glamour (South Africa) - - Guide -

Joburg

Wed­ding belles Do you have a very, very big day com­ing up? Don’t head down that aisle without first head­ing to Africa’s big­gest bridal event, The Wed­ding Expo, on at the Tick­etpro Dome from 11-12 March. With some 300 sup­pli­ers, in­clud­ing wed­ding plan­ners, dress de­sign­ers, florists and cater­ers, you’re sure to leave with in­spi­ra­tion, tips and wed­ding so­lu­tions ga­lore. Tick­ets are R100 via tick­et­pros.co.za.

Get crafty Are you look­ing for a new creative ac­tiv­ity or crafty source of in­come? A visit to Hobby-x will leave you spoiled for choice! Find the expo at the Tick­etpro Dome from 2-5 March. For info, visit hobby-x.co.za.

Soul­ful sounds Ro­man­tic R&B lover, alert! Two le­gendary groups, The Stylis­tics and The Whis­pers, will be per­form­ing at the Teatro at Mon­te­casino from 24-25 March. Tick­ets start at R400. Book via com­puticket.com.

Cape Town

Ready to dance? The beau­ti­ful Meeren­dal Wine Es­tate turns up the heat and har­mony on 4 March, thanks to the an­nual Huawei Kday Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. The line-up, cour­tesy of KFM and Huawei, in­cludes Sketchy Bongo, Loc­nville, Jimmy Ne­vis and Mi Casa. Tick­ets are R280 via com­puticket.com.

Won­der of wan­der The Veuve Clic­quot Mas­ters Polo, tak­ing place at Val de Vie Es­tate on 4 March, is an op­u­lent gath­er­ing of so­cialites, celebri­ties and horse lovers. This year’s ‘Wan­der­lust’ theme is sure to in­spire fab­u­lous fash­ion and cui­sine from the trendi­est ci­ties around the globe, along with a riv­et­ing polo tournament that spec­ta­tors can en­joy with a flute of Clic­quot in hand. Tick­ets start at R980 via com­puticket.com.

Time of your life Syn­ergy Live, one of the coun­try’s largest and most an­tic­i­pated mu­sic fes­ti­vals, has shifted gears, switch­ing its usual Novem­ber date to 30 March in or­der to en­sure that sum­mer ends with a beau­ti­ful bang. Tick­ets are R200-R650 via webtick­ets.co.za.

Dur­ban Make it home

Whether you’re do­ing a full domestic over­haul or just want a few pretty things for your home, you’ll find great decor pieces at Decorex, a grand show­case for de­sign. The four-day expo takes place at the Dur­ban Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre from 18-21 March and it in­cludes a fun pop-up ar­ti­sanal mar­ket. Tick­ets are R20-R85 via com­puticket.com.

Amaz­ing race

Are you crav­ing a chal­lenge? Then how about test­ing your en­durance and fit­ness to the max while rev­el­ling in the scenic sur­rounds of the hugely pop­u­lar Dur­ban Ul­tra Triathlon? It all takes place on 5 March at Moses Mab­hida Sta­dium. For info, visit ul­tra­tri.co.za.

Save the date

Is that the sound of wed­ding bells you hear? Make them all the more har­mo­nious with a visit to The NWJ Bridal & Events Show, KZN’S largest wed­ding and events expo. From 3-5 March, the Dur­ban Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre will be packed with ex­perts in the field of love, from cater­ers to fash­ion de­sign­ers, in­clud­ing a Fu­ture Bride area for plan­ning. For more info, visit nwjbri­dal­show.co.za.

Na­tion­wide Rock and roll!

Bono calls them one of America’s great­est bands ever and Ra­dio­head’s Thom Yorke cred­its them with chang­ing his life, so no mu­sic lover should miss the chance to ex­pe­ri­ence the ta­lent and power of the Pix­ies, one of the most in­flu­en­tial al­ter­na­tive rock bands of all time. Their first per­for­mance on SA soil is at Cape Town’s Kirsten­bosch Botan­i­cal Gar­dens on 16 March, then they move on to the Rock on the Lawns Fes­ti­val at Joburg’s Car­ni­val City on 18 March. Tick­ets start at R495 via com­puticket.com.

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