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THE LISTING FEB 2017

Coming soon to a City near you.

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1. Circus us Coming to Suncoast!

Ladies and gentlemen! The world-famous Great Moscow Circus in association with M-Net and East Coast Radio is coming to SUNCOAST, providing spectacular high-flying action, gut-busting laughter and so much more to keep ringside audiences spellbound. SUNCOAST is bringing The Great Moscow Circus to town from Friday, 3 March 2017. The all-new, sensational, two-hour world-premier programme, features numerous incredible acts representing the best of the world’s greatest circus stars. This breath-taking spectacle guarantees affordable, family entertainment that combines all the thrills and fun of the circus of yesteryear, with all the skill and daring of today’s circus heroes. Containing no animal acts,

The Great Moscow Circus will perform every possible circus favourite – the funniest clowns, the most-daring acrobats, death-defying daredevils, balancers and much more. “It is entertainment that is suitable for all ages and makes for a great family outing,” says SUNCOAST Marketing Manager, Louise Howell. “We cannot wait for the first show and after sell out shows in Johannesburg we are sure it is going to keep our Durban audiences on the edge of their seats. We are expecting tickets to sell out fast.” The spectacular Big Top is air-conditioned with all seating placed no further than 11 meters from the ringside guaranteeing up-close action. World-renowned international producer Andrew Guild has hand-picked some of the best international circus stars. Performers include Monte Carlo’s famed International Circus Festival, daredevils from Spain and Mexico and Europe’s top circus attractions. Tickets are on sale and range from just R195 to R595 per person with special discounts available for Suncoast Rewards Cardholders.

For more information and to book your tickets visit www.greatmoscowcircus.co.za Facebook: /gottalovesuncoast Twitter: @suncoastdurban I have attached two images due to size but have additional ones that may be supplied on request.

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2. Clarens Craft Beer Festival

For the 6th time, South Africa’s favourite breweries will descend on the tranquil town of Clarens for a weekend of ‘malted delight’. It is your chance to taste and experience the best of handcrafted beers from all across the country. The beautiful sedtting, live entertainment and all the bewskies you heart desires, this one is perfect for beer lovers from across the country.

Set over the weekend of the 24th and 25th of February 2017, the festival will feature 22 top brewers with over 120 distinguished blends of their seasoned favourites and traditional brews and ciders to tantalize the taste buds of both seasoned connoisseurs and novices alike. Festival goers will have the unique opportunity to meet with each brewer, swap trade secrets and share their passion for SA’s latest craze, craft brew.

Festival times:

Friday 24th February: 12:00 – 19:00
Featuring – Gangs of Ballet, Jaryd Smith, Rooibaardt

Saturday 25th February: 10:00 – 18:00
Featuring – December Streets, Kings Pies, Jaryd Smith, Rooibaardt

Gourmet food trucks will ensure that visitors have great food options to snack on throughout the day. People are encouraged to bring picnic blankets, deck chairs and their four-legged-children on leash.

Feel free to bring the little ones with as there is also a dedicated child minding area for them to enjoy with an assortment of entertainment, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks available within their dedicated area at the festival.

Limited tickets and accommodation, so be sure to book yourself in early.

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3. Cape Town Prawn Festival 

One of the highlights of the “Summer Champion Series” series. A highlight on any punters calendar. So, if you’re into horse racing and also happen to love prawns, this one is for you.  Or just go for the prawns, either way it’s a great day out. Entertainment is also great with performances by local artists and lots to do for the kiddies, like face painting and magic shows amongst others. (Kenilworth Racecourse)

Some might consider the pairing of prawns with galloping thoroughbreds to be strange, however, the Cape Town Prawn festival has cemented itself into a must-do event for the Summertime. If you’re a horse racing enthusiast with a passion for seafood, then make your way to Kenilworth Racecourse on the 25th February 2017.

Over the last couple years, The Cape Town Prawn Festival has formed part of ‘Summer of Champion Series’ – a highlight on any race-goer’s social calendar. Spectators can tuck into platefuls of fresh prawns while placing bets on the outcome of the Grade Three Vasco Prix Du Cap and the Grade Three Chairman’s Cup.

Delicious prawns are served with your choice of starch, either chips or rice. Accompany your seafood with a selection of sauces – peri-peri, lemon butter or garlic butter. There will also be other fare available for those who don’t enjoy seafood. Apart from the racing and indulging, there will be live entertainment to add on to the festivities – ease into the racing spirit with music performances by local artists. The little ones can also partake in special activities to keep them entertained throughout the day. Kiddies Entertainment includes face painting, colouring in, a story corner, magic shows and much more!

Entry to the event is free and gates will be open from 11:00 to 19:00.

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4. Decorex Durban 

The premier decor and lifestyle exhibition is back again. Themed “Make Your Space Your Living Dream” there are all the ideas you need to bring your home dreams to life.  Coinciding with the Human Rights Day weekend, visitors can look forward to being inspired and delighted at the many options available for the home. There is always something for everyone. (Durban ICC)

SHOW DATES:

18 – 20 March: 10 am – 8pm
21 March: 10am – 6pm

Trade focused day: 20 March

TICKET PRICES:

Adults: R85
Pensioners: R75
Children under 12: R20

VENUE: Durban Exhibition Center:
11 Walnut Road, Durban, 4001

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