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First Thursdays is a date to remember

Lifestyle Centre is abuzz with energy and atmosphere on the First Thursday of every month! From live music, art exhibitions and wine tasting at The Studios, to delicious dining, dancing or pottery painting on Eat Street, to flower arranging in The Market, there’s plenty to choose from to start each month in style.

On the first Thursday of every month, expect to be welcomed at The Studios for a special day of unique offers, an exclusive evening of extended trading and the chance to meet up with like-minded friends to soak up the vibe and connect with your tribe. Browse the stores in The Studios until 8pm while enjoying live music by Afritude from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

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Enjoy monthly wine tastings from various popular wine estates, courtesy of Tops Lifestyle. There is also craft beer and cocktails available from Alchemy’s mobile bar, pizza from Pizza Bae’s mobile pizza van and delicious street food from Soi 55 Thai Eatery. Expect a fun flash mob, performance or interactive installation and a sweet treat from Wedgewood to end off the evening.

Every second month, The Gallery at The Studios launches a new and exciting exhibition on First Thursdays, showcasing both established and emerging contemporary South African artists, each with their own unique style and interpretation of the exhibition theme. Browse this outstanding local art to feed your soul and find a unique piece to add character to your home.

Chef Steven Kruger has created a limited edition First Thursdays cocktail to celebrate each new month.





Savour the taste of Buenos Aires and the freedom of Latino dance! On the first Thursday of every month and under the guidance of Dance Café, Peron Peron hosts this exciting dance evening where you can learn and perform the Salsa, Bachata and Tango! And why not enjoy their Ribeye and Malbec offer – a match made in Argentina! For more info and bookings, visit www.peronperon.co.za or call 087 460 0053.

Indulge in Lupa’s delicious First Thursday Porchetta & Prosecco offer. Enjoy a wood-roasted pork belly served on crushed potatoes and wilted spinach, with apple chutney and red wine sauce, served with a glass of Martini Brut Prosecco for just R220. Only available on the First Thursday of every month. For more info and to book, visit www.lupaballito.co.za





Enjoy an evening of painting while enjoying groovy tunes and incredible cocktails. Every First Thursday, The Pottery hosts an evening of creativity and good vibes from 6pm – 9pm. Contact 079 659 9914 to make a booking.

Join Love Laugh for their monthly ‘Arrange & Sip’ event at The Market on the first Thursday of every month. Spend a delightful late afternoon mastering a new craft while enjoying a well-deserved drink and mingling with fellow enthusiasts. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skillset, relax and socialise. Book your spot by visiting: www.lovelaugh.co.za/arrange-sip-booking/


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