Where lifestyle meets the arts


Where lifestyle meets the arts


Upcoming Events

November 2023

DATE: NOV 20 - 26



BODY MOVES 2023 International Inclusive Dance Festival

BODY MOVES 2023 International Inclusive Dance Festival

Embark on a transformative dance journey as Sibikwa Arts Centre presents BODY MOVES 2023 – an international inclusive dance festival. This November, experience a mesmerising confluence of continents, cultures, and communities, where dance takes center stage.

Experience able-bodied and disabled dancers coming together, showcasing the beauty, depth, and power of inclusive dance. The festival boasts a diverse range of performances from international and local troupes, interactive workshops, and a live-streamed discussion diving into the heart of inclusivity in dance.

September 2023


TIME: 10:00 - 17:00

PRICE: R25 pp

Stories Without Borders – Family Festival Day

Stories Without Borders – Family Festival Day

Join us on September 25th for a day of joy, culture, and connection at Sibikwa’s Family Festival Day. Celebrate heritage through engaging activities, captivating storytelling, and vibrant performances.

Let your family’s heritage shine by participating in the traditional attire fashion parade. Enjoy indigenous games, music, arts and crafts, and even a jumping castle for the little ones. Pack a picnic basket or bring food to braai and revel in a memorable, alcohol-free event. 

Book Now at Quicket and experience a day of unity, laughter, and cultural pride.

July 2023

DATE: JUL 11-23




1789 – A Theatrical Masterpiece

Dates: July 11th – July 23rd

Location: Sibikwa Arts Centre, Johannesburg

Experience the power of theatre as Sibikwa Arts Centre presents “1789”, a compelling play that delves into the French Revolution. Immerse yourself in the fight for Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity through mesmerising performances and stunning visuals. Join us for this limited season event and be part of an unforgettable theatrical experience.

May 2023

DATE: MAY 18-19

TIME: 10:00 - 14:00


Creative Industries Career Exhibition 2023

For Grade 12 learners, the Creative Industries Career Exhibition gives learners a chance to explore further education, training and career research, expanding their scope of post-schooling opportunities in the creative industries.

A wide variety of institutions, ranging from universities, to arts NGOs engaged in vocational training, to colleges and other training and career development institutions, will provide learners experiential presentations, programme exhibitions and career guidance in the fields of creative arts, digital arts, social entrepreneurship and related sectors such as tourism and hospitality.

March 2023


TIME: 14:00 - 15:30

PRICE: RVarious pp

IFINDO (The Knot)

IFINDO (The Knot) directed by young theatre practitioner Sinenhlanhla Q. Zwane, follows the love story of SHE and HE. A couple head over heels in love, trying to navigate their way around the process of spending the rest of their lives together and the implications that seem to arise. A compelling production that uses dialogue, movement and soundscape to engage the audience as the story of the young couple unfolds. IFINDO will leave you with questions and perhaps some answers by igniting conversations about the cultural  practice of lobola in contemporary South Africa.

IFINDO (The Knot) is a 50-minute performance  with a post-performance  discussion with the creative team after each of the performances.  The Sibikwa Sisters production will premiere at Sibikwa Arts Centre on the 25th March 2023  at 14h00, before commencing a Gauteng tour. For more information, email communications@sibikwa.co.za  or call 011 422 4359.


October 2022

DATE: OCT 10-16

TIME: Various

PRICE: RVarious pp

Body Moves International Inclusive Dance Festival

The inaugural BODY MOVES International Inclusive Dance Festival for able-bodies and disabled dancers challenges perceptions and expands understanding of dance and disability while promoting cultural exchange, collaboration and cooperation between African and European countries.

October 2022


TIME: 09:00 - 13:00

PRICE: RFree pp

5th Shukuma Mzansi! SA-EU Dialogue

Democracy in the Context of Culture II.  Exploring the benefits and mechanisms for creative, cultural, and collective place making within a South African Cultural Charter for Integrated Small Town and Sustainable Urban Development.

In Urban Month, Sibikwa Arts Centre hosts the 5th Shukuma Mzansi! SA-EU Dialogue Democracy in Culture II in partnership with the SA-EU Strategic Partnership – The Dialogue Facility, Department of Cooperative Governance (DCOG), Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC), South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and South African Cities Network (SACN) and EU partner countries: France, Flanders, Ireland and Italy.

Access to the live stream of the morning plenaries is free.

September 2022

DATE: SEP 3 - 4

TIME: 10:00 - 16:30

PRICE: R50 pp

Mantsoe Amacha

New Voices, New Narratives, New Audiences.

Your story is unique to your journey. Everyone has their own way of telling their story. What’s yours?

The Mantsoe Amacha Theatre and Dance Festival is celebrating Heritage Month by delving into the world of personal and creative storytelling at Sibikwa Arts Centre on 3 and 4 September 2022. Presenting performances and workshops that reimagine perspectives of identity, tradition and contemporary society, the festival asks: how do we ensure that all of society thrives within our diversity?

August 2022


TIME: 15:00

PRICE: RFree pp

Sibikwa Sisters Launch

Sibikwa Arts Centre Honours the 1956 Women’s March with the launch of a vibrant young female ensemble, the Sibikwa Sisters (Imbeleko).

Join us for a multi-media launch of the Sibikwa Sisters (Imbeleko) – our vibrant new female ensemble – at the Sibikwa Arts Centre, Tuesday 9 August, 3pm.  Free Entry!  On 9 August 2022, the Sibikwa Sisters will present a multi-media programme to introduce the ensemble to the general public.

August 2022

DATE: AUG 17 - 25

TIME: Various

PRICE: R50 pp

Banna Ba Sebele (Cinga! Wenze Ndoda!)

“BANNA BA SEBELE” focuses on the role and responsibilities of men both young and old, and their behaviour towards women and the notion that they have a right as men to dominate women, abuse women emotionally and physically. BANNA explores the notion of tradition and violent behaviour, which is embedded in the home.