Events in Gauteng – May 2011

Grand Designs Home and Garden Show 2011: This expo is hitting the City of Gold for a 2nd year in a row from 20 – 22 May 2011. This event is held at the Coca-Cola Dome. The Grand Designs Home and Garden Show is perfect for anyone who has an interest in interiors, build, kitchens, bathrooms, gardens, shopping and delicious food. The expo will provide visitors with plenty of amazing ideas to turn their dream home into a reality. If you’re self-building, renovating or simply re-decorating you’ll find everything you need for your very own grand design. The Grand Designs Home and Garden Expo is an inspiring, interactive show with everything from expert tips, on the pulse ideas and never seen before concepts to celebrities, experts in various fields and cutting edge design. It’s the best and freshest design and home show in South Africa and shouldn’t be missed. Entrance to the event costs R60. Kids under 12 can enter for free. For more info visit

The Cradle Festival 2011: Johannesburg joins the ranks of the country’s best festivals with the inaugural Cradle Festival. This event is held at Maropeng from the 6th to the 15th of May. No matter what your interest there will be something to keep you entertained. Visitors can expect sports activities, live entertainment, a dedicated kid’s area, food emporiums and a beer tent and are guaranteed to enjoy a fun day out in the COH WHS. There will be cycling challenges for cycling enthusiasts as well. Runners in training for the Comrades Marathon can also participate in a fun run/walk. There will also be a trail run. Tickets can be obtained on the Maropeng website at For more information visit

Feel free to check out the other posts in the Events section of the Junk Mail blog for upcoming events in other regions of South Africa. 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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