Joburg weekly events guide 2023: Thu, Feb 9 – Wed, Feb 15

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With Valentine's Day around the corner you can expect plenty of love-filled events this week, but of course this isn't the only game in town. Here's what you need to know about the week ahead. 

For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, explore our events calendar here and subscribe to our weekly newsletter published every Thursday morning.

For the couples

Fri, Feb 10 – Sun Feb 19 – Make this Valentine's Day one for the scrapbook with Four Seasons The Westcliff Valentine's programme.
Sat, Feb 11 – Book your tickets for the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) Valentine's Gala concert at the Linder Auditorium.
Tue, Feb 14 – Step into the kitchen on Valentine's Day with a couples cooking class called Love at first bite at Vitality HealthyFood Studio.
Tue, Feb 14 – Head to the Rand Club for a magnificent Valentine's Day dinner with a performance by Tamara Day.
Fri, Feb 17 – Treat your date to the alluring sounds of the Ariel Juana duo with Date Night at Rand Club.

For our full list of Valentine's events in Joburg click here and see our guide to the romantic side of the city for other date ideas.

Live music and more

Wed, Feb 8–Fri, Feb 10Mix Cocktail Bar has the end of your week covered with Wednesday Casual Sax with Kopano Jazz Collective, V is for Vinyl and In-Tune.
Fri, Feb 10  – Fridays@Farmers is your go-to for food and live performances. Due to rain, this week's edition has been cancelled but be sure to pop in next week.
Sat, Feb 11 – Celebrate International Mother Language Day with Goethe Institut. It promises a day of food, music, learning and fun.
Sat, Feb 11Back to Live brings Zoë Modiga, Mandisi Dyantis and DJ Khenzero to Constitution Hill for a night of toe-tapping tunes.
Sat, Feb 11 – The Dig launch the first of their five-part Intimate Sessions with French–Afropean duo DjeuhDjoah & Lieutenant Nicholson at Mr Vinyl at 44 Stanley. 

From the couch

Until Mon, Feb 13 – Stream the very best in Francophone cinema with My French Film Festival 2023.
Tue, Feb 14 – Get insights into The Centre for the Less Good Idea's new project Thinking in the Ether with The Open Moment.

A good cause

Fri, Feb 17 – Don your flip-flops for CHOC's Annual Flip Flop Day and support them by getting your sticker for R10 at your nearest PNA, Tekkie Town or

For the calendar

Sun, Feb 26 – The Spina-Benginetti piano duo fills the hills of Westcliff with Wagner, Ravel and more for Recitals at Glenshiel.
Mar 25–Mar 26 – Prepare yourself for some bubbles at The Johannesburg Cap Classique and Champagne Festival 2023.

Click here for all the events to look forward to in Joburg in 2023.
French–Afropean duo DjeuhDjoah & Lieutenant Nicholson on the stage in Paris.
In workshops for Thinking in the Ether. Photographer Zivanai Matangi



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