Monthly Archives: December 2011

Live it up in 2012 !

Wishing all Liz at Lancaster’s guests, friends and colleagues a very happy 2012. May it be a safe, happy, healthy and fulfilled year for you and your loved ones. And if the world is going to end on 20.12.2012, let’s live it up until then!  From all the team at Liz at Lancaster by

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In Jozi for New Year and looking for a way to see the New Year in?

Dancing in the Street at the Barnyard Show will have a countdown into the new year.  31 Dec 2011 – 1 Jan 2012 @ 21h00 Price R 300.00 Venue Barnyard Theatre Cresta Shopping Centre 270 Beyers Naude Drive, Blackheath Ext 1 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Latitude: -26.131976396864605 Longitude: 27.973809242248535 Booking Information; The Barnyard Theatre Iris Pather 27112804370 [...]

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Things to do in Jozi with the family this New Year’s Eve

Want to celebrate with the family over New Year and don’t know what to do?  There are a couple of different options: Jozi Carnival   The 2011 theme of the annual Joburg Carnival is Jozi my Jozi 125 celebrating the anniversary of the city’s existence.  It will take place on 31 December from 12pm and leaves [...]

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Some more things to do in the Joburg Parks region: Visit the Brenthurst Gardens

In the new year I am going to ensure that I make a visit to the Brenthurst Gardens.  Guests staying here at Liz at Lancaster joined a tour and were completely enthralled.  Brenthurst, built in 1906 and the home of the Oppenheimer family since 1922,  is the only one the Randlords mansions on the Parktown Ridge that has survived [...]

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A new guide book on Gauteng

Sean Fraser who has written several travel and guide books, has just published one which covers Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria and surrounds. I have not seen it yet so am looking forward to browsing through it.  I still think that Nechama Brodie’s book on Johannesburg : The Joburg Book published in 2008, is excellent. For more [...]

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