Monthly Archives: January 2013

Joburg’s best value .. classical music

Friday Lunch Hour classical concerts at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square.  Every Friday at 12h45 for 1pm.  Tickets are only R35 and include coffee and biscuits. Now you can’t beat that for value for money: 1st Feb: Love, life and laughter in Broadway Musicals with a classic touch Miro Chakaryan (violin) and Jacob [...]

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Discover hidden pockets of Joburg with the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation

The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation runs weekly tours usually on Saturday afternoons. What makes them special is that they explore interesting parts of Johannesburg, often include unusual places and spaces that are off-the-tourist-route, and they are often walking tours. They also sometimes do bus tours (like the Parktown Garden Tour on Sun 17th Feb and the [...]

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A mosque and a church: two beautiful buildings in Midrand

Towards the end of last year I went on a tour with the Joburg Heritage Foundation of  two buildings in Pretoria which have a lot in common – both are religious buildings, both use imported architectural  language and foreign materials, both are constructed with exquisite detail, and both are breathtakingly beautiful. But when it comes [...]

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Going into 2013 – what’s on at Joburg theatres

There are some really exciting upcoming shows and I’m making the most of what’s on offer.  Looking forward to seeing Fascinating Aida next Saturday 26th.  I heard the cast being interviewed by Jenny Crwys-Williamson Radio 702.  Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman received rave reviews in their January 2011 run of the show and [...]

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Liz at Lancaster has been honored in the 2013 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Hotels Awards

We’ve been informed  that we’ve been chosen as a winner in the B&Bs and Inns category by TripAdvisor in its 2013 Travelers’ Choice® awards.    At no 25 we just scraped in, but we are one of only 2 guesthouses in Gauteng to make it into the top 25 in South Africa.  Out of 25 award [...]

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