Newtown Junction

Mr Eksê – Graffiti at Newtown Junction – #NewtownJunctionArtProject

As art graffiti is amazingly effective. Many thousands see it and it almost always elicits a response, be it awe or anger. It pushes its way through the noise into the conscious and unconscious in a way few pieces of art are able to do in a world dominated by messaging. This year Newtown Junction has initiated a project that embraces the power and artistry of graffiti and supports arts and culture in the inner-city.   Dedicating the wall next to its

Newtown Junction & Space.LGBTI are ready to entertain and raise awareness

Newtown Junction & Space.LGBTI are ready to entertain and raise awareness Listen to Mathapelo “EmTy” Maliehe on Power FM with Sebenzile Nkambule on Power Up chating about the upcoming event at Newtown Junction on the 18th February 2017 where Space.LGBTI will have a fun filled day of music, poetry, awareness, stalls and more. https://soundcloud.com/powerfm987/mathapelo-emty-maliehe_newtown-junction-and-spacelgbti-are-ready-to-entertain-and-raise-awareness 

Enjoy Newtown Junction at night with the inaugural First Thursdays

First Thursdays have come to Newtown with both the Newtown Junction and Work Shop New Town participating in this exciting cultural movement starting on 3 March 2016 from 5pm-10pm.   First Thursdays is a free walkable cultural experience where art galleries, performance venues, retailers and restaurants stay open longer, offering visitors an array of different cultural experiences. Started in Cape Town, the First Thursdays movement has become popular in both Durban and Johannesburg where visitors have not only embraced the opportunity to

Iconic South African Dr Gcina Mhlophe to celebrate her birthday and share a dream of an Oral History Museum at Newtown Junction mall

Renowned South African storyteller, Gcina Mhlophe will celebrate her birthday, reveal and share information about a lifelong project very close to her heart: the establishment of an Oral History Museum – Memory House, to honour the ordinary people who make our lives better – a pioneering first for South Africa and launch the Hope Song CD!   You are invited to celebrate Gcina’s birthday and the re-birth of our oral history on Saturday, October 24 from 12h30 to 15h00 at Newtown Junction