If there is one thing you absolutely MUST do this weekend it is attend the opening weekend of the extraordinary The Sheds@1Fox market-place! The market is hosting two events this weekend including an urban picnic on Thursday, 2 October and the fabulous Food & Folk Festival on Saturday, 4 October! Two nights of scrumptious food and great entertainment in the most exceptional urban picnic location what more could you ask for?
What is it?
The Sheds@1Fox is the newest artisanal food, produce market and lifestyle emporium. It is sure to become one of Joburgs most popular destinations. Expect a selection of 40 market stalls comprising the Biltong Boutique, Baha Taco, Dee Oyster Bar & Champagne Bar, Mmojo Five Star Street Chef foodtruck, Pauls Homemade Ice Cream, Fabricana African Prints, Bean There Coffee Company and much more. With over 500 seats available, there is simply no excuse to not take the entire family along to indulge in an evening of good food and live music.
The opening evening will include the launch of the new Starfish song, Get Together, a new interpretation of the 1969 Billboard Number 1 hit. The Starfish version is being recorded by a collection of South Africas finest artists, including ProVerb, Arno Carstens, Josie Fields, Vusi Mahlesela, The Soweto Gospel Choir and Albert Frost. Plus, on stage on the night will be the Runaway Train Cult make sure you dont miss out!
When is it?
The opening of The Sheds@1Fox Market will take place on Thursday, 2 October 2014.
Another event to look forward to this week is their Food & Folk Festival on Saturday, 4 October 2014. On stage will be the Runaway Train Cult, Tailor and BCUC (Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness).
Both events form part of the Absa Joburg City Festival taking place all across town from Thursday, 2 to Sunday, 5 October 2014. To secure your tickets for the Starfish Urban Picnic or the Food & Folk festival, go to www.joburgcityfest.co.za/buy-tickets. Tickets also available through Pick n Pay Tickets on www.pnptickets.co.za.
Where is it?
The Sheds@1Fox is located in the historic warehouses on the Western Edge of Joburg City (Ferreirastown). The address is 1 Fox Street and parking is available off Alexander Street (corner Marshall & Alexander Street).
How much is it?
Entrance to the Starfish Urban Picnic on 2 October costs R100 and children under 16 enter free of charge. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Starfish Greathearts Foundation. Tickets for Food & Folk on 4 October cost R150.
Following the events you can simply pop into the market on Thursday to Sunday, at no cost between 10:00 to 18:00.
For further details visit their:
Facebook: 1Fox – The Sheds
And for phone enquiries call 082 894 5216.