ECR's top 5 artistic activities to do in KZN this month

ECR's top 5 artistic activities to do in KZN this month

There's a lot more to explore beyond the usual tourist hotspots...

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KZN is a haven of vibrant cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and exhilarating activities. Step into a world of offbeat experiences waiting to be explored. 

Explore: Things To Do In KZN

Here are five unique and thrilling adventures coming to KZN: 

Looking for an opportunity to enjoy some fine music? 

KZNPO celebrates 40 years / Spring Season

Where? Playhouse Opera: 19 Oct – 9 Nov

The beloved KZN Philharmonic Orchestra has announced the details of its 2023 World Symphony Series Spring Season – a momentous occasion which marks the Orchestra’s 40th Anniversary. Each Thursday concert will commence at 7pm. Tickets cost for R50 adults throughout. It's unreserved seating in the downstairs stalls, and the Playhouse coffee corner is open for coffee and light snacks.

For more information call 031 369 9438, email [email protected] or visit

Catch Baritone Federico Freschi in concert with Christopher Duigan 

Where: All Souls Anglican Church, Umhlali, Salt Rock

Much loved and respected KZN pianist Christopher Duigan is thrilled to announce the return of popular baritone Federico Freschi, accompanied by Duigan himself – performing at All Souls Anglican Church Sheffield Beach Rd, Umhlali, Salt Rock on Sunday, 5 November, at 3pm. 

Tickets are R150 and include tea and refreshments at interval. Booking preferred via WhatsApp 083 417 4473 or [email protected]

Payable in cash at the door or EFT in advance.

Endless Rhumbelow Film Fun

Where: 42 Cunningham Road, Umbilo

For just R300, a one-time subscription valid until the end of the year, you can get access to all their movies. 

Join Rhumbelow's movie night with friends makes for an old-fashioned cinema experience, complete with affordable drinks and snacks. Roland Stansell and the Rhumbelow team curate a diverse selection of films, mostly with single screenings. 

The Rhumbelow Theatre hosts regular movies on a large screen in a club format. Remember to book a table, as seating is limited. Food is available on-site as well as limited secure parking. Booking is a must, and they have a bar with a no BYO alcohol policy. 

Contact Roland at 0824998636 or email [email protected]. For more details, visit Enjoy an affordable and unique cinematic experience.

Durban Art Gallery to stage Pitika Ntuli’s acclaimed exhibition

Where? Durban Art Gallery, Durban Central 

Pitika Ntuli’s solo exhibition, Azibuyele Emasisweni (Return to the Source), which is curated by Ruzy Rusike, is currently exhibiting at the DAG until January 2024. The eighty-year-old artist has created 45 new sculptures from bones and other materials. 

Azibuyele Emasisweni can be viewed on

"Fly Me to The Moon" Recycled Paper Workshop

Where? Manna Café, Glenwood

Fly Me to The Moon Recycled Paper Workshop with Manna Café on November 10, 2023, from 10:00am to 1:00pm offers a mobile crafting experience. 

The workshop fee is R180, inclusive of materials and refreshments. Participants can create celestial-themed mobiles from recycled paper and string, making ideal Christmas gifts or developing craft skills. 

If you need to cancel, your R180 goes toward sponsoring a homeless bookseller from the Hurley Centre. To book or for more info, contact Robin Opperman at 0837933408. Find the event at Manna Cafe, 142 Bulwer Road, Bulwer, Berea, Durban.

Stay tuned for more of the latest things to do in KZN. We will bring you the latest at East Coast Radio. 

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