3:00 PM15:00

Behind the Scenes Christmas Shopping @ 44 Stanley

Joburg Expat

Allow us to take you behind the scenes at 44 Stanley, a formerly industrial space that houses one of Johannesburg's most unique boutique complexes.

Enjoy a coffee and chocolate tasting with Bean There Coffee, South Africa’s first roaster of Certified Fairtrade coffee, and Chocoloza, the creation of Belgian-trained Vicki Bain.

Meet one of SA's leading fashion designers Jacques van der Watt for a view of what goes into Black Coffee's catwalk collection and enter into Jan Bekker's Sirkel jewellery design studio

Finish the day with a sundowner at a surprise location. 

44 Stanley offers a fantastic shopping experience amid tree-lined courtyards with plenty of cafes – so feel free to arrive early to explore the space. 


Standard Tickets: R550

Early Bird: R450 (tickets brought before 16th November)

Translating Joburg Members: R250



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7:30 PM19:30

Webinar: Road Trips in South Africa

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Are you busy researching what life is like here in South Africa? Come hear our experiences, pick up tips and meet others who are also about to move. 

This month before the holiday season we are discussing Road Trips.

Come share your research and pick up tips on the best places to stay, and visit, how to stay safe on the roads and how best communitcate with the South African Police. 

We will also answer any questions for new arrivals on buying a car, and all the paperwork and documentation needed when purchasing or selling a car in South Afirca. 

Do you have a particular concern or quesiton you would like answered? Let us know in the comments and we will do our best to cover them all!

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9:30 PM21:30

Christmas Beading Workshop

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If you haven't made it to Piece yet - now is your chance. This incredible downtown warehouse is the creation of Eugenie Drakes. Eugenie has curated a special mix of authentic and ethically- sourced goods from across Africa. Her customer list includes Michelle Obama and Princess Charlene of Monaco. So its the perfect place to do your Christmas Shopping, and create your own decorations all in one morning. 

Beauty Maswanganyi is the queen of beads. She will host us in a lesson to make our own African Christmas Tree decorations, whilst teaching us about the stories and traditions behind this African art.  

Coffee and snacks are included in the workshop. Transport can also be arranged. 

Early Bird (tickets purchased before 30th November) R250

R100 - Members 

R350 - Standard Ticket 

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7:30 PM19:30

Expat Careers - Online Workshop

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We are excited to announce that next Tuesday we are running our Expat Spouse to Global Career Webinar

If you want to make sure you make 2018 the year to progress your career its time you got organised now.

Come join us to share the 3 steps you need to take to ensure 2018 is the best year for you and your career.

You will leave the session feeling clear, focused and excited to get started on creating your own career path here in Joburg.

This webinar is particularly for those who came along to one of our Career's events at Nice or Milk Bar and now want to take their next steps.

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7:00 PM19:00

Webinar: Moving to South Africa

Moving to South Africa

Are you busy researching what life is like here in South Africa? Come hear our experiences, pick up tips and meet others who are also about to move. 

This month we are discussing the 5 Mistakes to avoid during your first month in South Africa. 

Do you have a particular concern or quesiton you would like answered? Let us know in the comments and we will do our best to cover them all!

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TranslatingJoburg Interior Design 
7:00 PM19:00

TranslatingJoburg Interior Design 

Allow us to inspire you with the best of South African design. Discover up and coming designers alongside some of Joburg's classics in Interior Design. 

Image - Amatuli 

Image - Amatuli 

The evening will take place at Studio 19's new beautiful studio in Krammerville. Studio 19 is a dab hand in everything from product and furniture design to interiors and ceramics. One of the key aspects of their business involves collaboration with other designers, artists and manufacturers. The philosophy behind collaborations stems from the concept that no one can live an isolated life, ideas need to be shared and opinions need to be heard in order to be successful. Mia and her team have personally curated the evening to showcase the best in current trends and styles. 

One thing is for sure, you will leave with a few more items to add to your Christmas list, and maybe a purchase or two to create a unique Jo’burg space in your home. 





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10:00 AM10:00

Street Food - Soweto Style

Come join us on Heritage Day as we take to the streets in Soweto to search for the finest street food and discover how this important national holiday is celebrated in South Africa’s most famous township. ,

Joburg Expat, Food Tour

It is time to leave behind the media fuelled stories of life in Soweto and come explore the area for your-self and leave with a few friendships and a few traditional recipes. You may well be pleasantly surprised at the vibrant creativity and wealth of culinary treasures that you discover. 

“Township food is daring, it’s detailed and it’s made with love,” says Justice, I see a Different You

If you want to take to the streets on this unique walking tour around Soweto, to learn about the cultural significance of the day, and the traditions behind a kota, bunny chow, and shisa nyama, be welcomed as long lost friends to share a local beer or two in a shebeen, eat as a family, listen and learn about how daily life is conducted here in Soweto, then sign up to be first in line to grab your ticket. 

Please note if you are a member you will be given a discount code to use - please email us if you have yet to receive yours.

>>>>>>To find out more about becoming a member click here >>>>>>

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6:00 PM18:00

Welcome to Joburg - Steak and Wine

Come join our monthly #translatingjoburg monthly meetup events, run in partnership with Intouch Relocations. These are particularly for those new in town to meet others and learn more about whats great here in South Africa. 

Joburg Expat

This month we are delighted to be hosted at Wombles, where we can learn what makes a great glass of wine and how to cook a mean steak! 

Grab you ticket now: (ticket includes entrance and a welcome drink) 

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9:00 AM09:00

Photography Tour of Joburg - SOLD OUT

Joburg Expat Events

The best way to capture the heart of Jozi life is with someone to knows it inside out. Thami will pick you up and drive you directly too the most iconic parts of Joburg, from street scenes to the top of ridges and buildings to take in the skyline. Thami can personalise the tour specifically to your interests, introducing you to people, places, and spaces that make Joburg tick.  

Mid morning we will stop for hot chocolate and rusks, as Thami shares the cultural context behind the photo's you have been taking. 

Bring your phone, or a DSLR camera, and come learn more about the city we currently call home.

Book tickets below: 

Want to learn more about our events - read about our July meet up Continuing your Career in Joburg here 

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