Historically known as 'South Africa's Theatre of the Struggle', during apartheid the Market Theatre was one of the few South African cultural institutions to openly challenge racial segregation. Nowadays the theatre focuses on developing and promoting new talent and is famous for its ground-breaking drama productions based on the works of local and international playwrights. If you are looking for the best of new African theatre and well as classic South African plays, this is the place.
City Lodge Hotel Newtown
Cnr Carr St and Miriam Makeba St, Newtown
The chic 3-Star City Lodge Newtown. Located a short walk from Newtown Junction Shopping Centre, local design emporium
Cnr Miriam Makeba and Carr Sts, Newtown
Work Shop New Town
Cnr Miriam Makeba and Gwigwi Mrwebi Sts, Newtown (secure parking at Newtown Junction)
This stylish shopping emporium is housed in the historic Potato Sheds first built in 1911 as part of Joburg's original fruit and vegetable market in Newtown. The voluminous heritage space has been sensitively restored and now showcases dozens of the hipp