[Leigh Andrews] With the spongy green grass of Spier farm beneath our toes and a veritable picnic feast warming our bellies, we couldn't tell if they were shivers of cold from the light breeze rustling through the trees or fear from the otherworldly feathered beings of Stravinsky's Firebird ballet and ghostly lights in the bamboo forest and haunting operatic voices from the Spier Light Art Festival...
Moët & Chandon recently unveiled its golden tree at the Silo District of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
The winners of the 10th annual Feather Awards were recently announced at the Johannesburg City Hall.
The 7th Annual 5 For Change Black Tie Gala debuted in Joburg on the 27 October. The event raised funds and awareness for 5 social enterprise beneficiares: Dlala Nje, Olico Maths Education, Hustlenomics, CRSP Dsgn and enke: Make Your Mark. .
House and Garden Gourmet Restaurant Awards 2018
Flying Fish hosted their third and final edition of the #HouseOfPlay series in Illovo, Johannesburg on the 12 May 2018.
The Cape Town Motor Show took place from 2-4 March 2018 at the Sun Grandwest.
The sold out 8th annual Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo took place at the Val De Vie Estate in Cape Town on Saturday the 3 March .
The Littlegig 24H Festival took place 17-18 February at the Wiesenhof Farm in Stellenbosch.
Africa's biggest rugby 10s and social sport & entertainment festival, the Zando Cape Town 10s, celebrated its 10th anniversary on 2 and 3 February at Hamilton Rugby Club in Green Point.
On Saturday night, 28 October, Bacardi hosted the first of the Bacardi House Party Sessions; The Grave Yard Shift Halloween party, at the Neighbourgoods Market in Braam Johannesburg.
The Pure&Crafted SA music and motorcycle festival, presented by BMW Motorrad, took place at at Ground in Muldersdrift in Midrand, Johannesburg on 26 and 27 November.
Designer showcase store, The Space launched its first out-of-mall store, Now Showing, last night, 31 August 2017 at 109 Waterkant Street.
Durban officially welcomes the international Mrs Universe contestants. Women from more than 80 countries will compete for the Mrs Universe crown at Durban's Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on 2 September 2017 after the city clinched the rights to host the activist-themed, global women empowerment event for the first time in Africa.
For many, Saturday evening marked the end to this year's Vodacom Durban July festivities, but for SA's elite it was only the beginning. Hosts Tbo Touch, Bonang Matheba and David Tlale, along with 150 guests, walked the purple carpet on Sunday morning, to climb aboard The Ultimate Courvoisier® Yacht Experience.
This was followed by the inaugural 2017 'The African Odyssey featuring June Ambrose' STYLE ICONS gala dinner on the evening of the 16th of June.