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Friday, August 10, 2018


The 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival is ready to roll!

Bookings open online on August 13, 2018, for no fewer than 178 events comprising the Hilton Arts Festival. Indulge in theatre, comedy, music, lectures, movies and workshops. Over and above these scheduled events are art exhibitions, an extensive quality craft market and live music, good food and drink in two very differently vibed marquees: The Corona Festival Marquee and the Jackie Cameron Bistro.

There is also a wide variety of casual eateries in the Food Village and Extreme Events Chill Area. Street theatre and buskers are everywhere!

The full programme will appear in KZN copies of The Sunday Times on August 12, 2018. On the same day, detailed booking instructions will be posted on

From August 13, 2018, hard copy programmes will be available at the following outlets.

Exclusive Books (Liberty Mall); Bookworld (Cascades); Tatham Gallery; Music Revival; Rhumbelow Theatre; Spars (Parklane); Mills (Hayfields); Quarry; Greendale (Howick); Zulu Lulu Art House (Piggly Wiggly); Chocolate Heaven (The Junction, Nottingham Road) and Hilton College Theatre

Pavilion (Burgess Florist: Tina’s Hotel Rhumbelow (Kloof); Spars: Hillcrest (Richdens); Hillcrest (Kwikspar); Waterfall; Maytime (Kloof); Village Spar Kloof and Westville Superspar

Adams Musgrave; KZNSA; Rhumbelow Umbilo; Community ZA Gallery; Sneddon Theatre; Spars: Avonmore (Avondale Road), Glenwood (Che Guevara/Moore Road) and Holdens (Florida Road)

Exclusive Books La Lucia and Gateway; Spars: Kensington, Lifestyles (Ballito); Mount Edgecombe (Flanders Drive); Ridge (Village Road, Sunningdale); Umhlanga (Ridge Road, Umhlanga) and Eastmans (Glenashley)

Bookings open on August 13, 2018, online via the website and during office hours at the Box Office, Hilton College Theatre. Enquiries on 033 383 0126;

The festival would not be possible without the generous support of Hilton College, Tiso Black Star, Grindrod Bank, Black Coffee Design, DWR Distribution, Extreme Events, Bidvest Car Rental, KZN Dept of Arts & Culture, Redlands Hotel, Assitej South Africa, Loud Crowd, Sappi, BASA, Corona and Capital Media.

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