Events in Gauteng – June 2011

Teddy Bear & Friends Creative Awards and Show: This event is held on the 25th of June 2011 at the Lifestyle Garden and Home Centre in Randpark Ridge in Johannesburg. This will be an exciting day for both adults and children to indulge in their teddy bear fantasies. There will be collector’s teddy bears for the serious Arctophile, bear making supplies for the teddy bear maker and many other bear related craft items will be for sale. It’s the 2nd year in a row that the event will be held. The venue, offers restaurants, children’s play area many décor shops and a large bookshop. Flowers are all around, and one can walk amongst them to get to the teddy bear venue. No entrance fee is required. For those of you who did not know a arctophile is a serious bear collector and could have many hundreds of teddy bears who live with them. Steiff Teddy Bears, have been around since the early 1900’s and today, if in good condition can be sold at auction for thousands of Rands. Teddy Girl, a cinnamon Steiff teddy bear was sold at auction, in London for over one hundred thousand pounds. Today Teddy Girl lives in Japan. The show is organized by Lynette Kennedy a teddy bear artist for the last 15 years. Fore more information phone 011 7926166.

The Woodlands Boulevard Bridal Expo 2011: This event takes place from the 23rd of June to the 26th of June 2011 at the Woodlands Boulevard shopping centre in Pretoria East. Entrance is free. The bridal expo is hosted in association with Silver Lining (L’aTELIER) and is sponsored by Ingaadi Spa and Events Venue. The isles of the mall will accommodate 35 exhibitors ranging from décor and coordination specialists through to award winning photographers, designers and venues. A range of wedding publications as well as the SA school of Weddings will also be exhibiting at the expo in 2011. At last year’s edition of the event, a lucky couple won a wedding give-away to the value of R35,000. This couple got married in February 2011 and had a wedding that surpassed expectations. This year another lucky couple stand the chance of winning the same prize. The draw for the prize will take place at 12h00 on the 26th of June. The times of the show are shopping centre hours. Only shopping centre parking rates apply. For more information contact Michelle on 082 8229628.

If you are looking to attend an upcoming event, you might also want to check out the Event Tickets category on the Junk Mail website.

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