Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Survivor SA winner ‘toughened’ in Amalinda

He rubbed many fellow castaways up the wrong way, yet all but one jury member wrote down former East Londoner Tom Swartz’s name to...

KWT Lions bowls competition collects food for the needy

National Women’s Day was celebrated in different ways in various places in the country last week and while many were enjoying a day of...

Vocal artist cruises along many paths

TALENTED East London songstress artist, Megan Francis continues to impress crowds at with her amazing voice. Francis is a talented vocalist who entertained crowds on...

Tour to inspire women entrepreneurs

To fully equip women on their entrepreneurial journey, US founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC and Forbes coach Tamiko Cuellar will be bringing her...

Market throws up weird, wonderful

YOUNG fashionistas and artists in the East London area were given a platform to display their arts and crafts at the Anti-Social Market held...

East London castaway wins Survivor

Survivor SA winner Tom Swartz went from Amalinda to R1-million in a nail-biting finale on Thursday night. Speaking to the media after the live show...

Fun on cards at Jikeleza

THE annual Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival takes place on August 17 at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve and runs until August 25. The festival is being...

Hoping to fly as a Miss Eagle SA

The East London and Eastern Cape community will be represented at the inaugural Miss Eagle South Africa pageant by Phaphama Marabela, 21, in December. She...

Stirling celebrates its many successes

Stirling High School celebrated its Founders Day over the weekend, which consisted of two music evenings, an assembly, and a derby day against Cambridge. According...

Young women set up own pop-up event

What started out as an idea to host a small market in a backyard, turned into a team effort between four young female entrepreneurs...

Artist heads for Joburg

Wild Coast local Stephanie Bester, 63, will be launching her bronze figurative sculptures and oil paintings at the Decorex Joburg exhibition from August 8...

CS Lewis classic comes to life at Guild

East London’s Guild Theatre will be a kaleidoscope of dance this week as the Christian Dance Academy’s The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe...

Berita woos Ginsberg with heart and soul

AWARD-WINNING female artist Gugulethu Khumalo, also known as Berita, graced the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsberg, King William’s Town, with her soulful music on...

SPCA market pulls at heart strings

The East London SPCA held an Open Day Winters Market at their animal sanctuary in Amalinda on Saturday morning. The market usually takes place at...

047 album launch a surefire hit

MTHATHA music group 047 treated fans with their debut album launch at the Guild Theatre in East London on Friday evening. The show kicked off...

Porcupine isn’t having any of leopard’s nonsense [VIDEO]

A leopard had to get very creative to try to take down this prickly porcupine. In a rare sighting caught on camera in the Kruger...

Healer to motivate with talk

Daphne Williams will be giving a motivational talk about her interesting life journey at the Ann Bryant Coach House on August 2. Williams sold all...

Story of hope amid grief

SUNRISE resident, Brenda Crompton, 72, has written her third book, Smiling through tears, which is about the journey of her late daughter, Lindy-Lee Reyanard,...

Mark Boucher is going to be a dad

It has been confirmed that former SA cricket star Mark Boucher is going to be a dad. His wife Carmen posted a picture of...

047 all dialled in for EL

Mthatha-based singing trio, 047 will be serenading East London locals on Friday at the Guild Theatre during the launch of their debut album, Wen’Ungowam...

Career pathways offered to girls

Buffalo City TVET Collage (BCC) East London campus employees spent Mandela Day equipping more than 500 Grade 8 to Grade 12 pupils with life...

Youth to show off skills at arts festival

LOCAL author Cinga Dyala and the World of Art Movement are hosting the Inkcubeko Yomntwana Arts Festival, on July 27 to July 29 at...

Local beauty wins international pageant

EAST London beauty, Angie Bryant not only made East London proud, but the whole African continent by being crowned Ms Transcontinental 2018 in Atlanta,...

Oppi-Plaas hosts ‘Christmas in July’

MAREN Oppi-Plaas will host their first Christmas in July in Thornpark, just outside East London, as part of a charity drive, tomorrow and Saturday. The...

World flocks to EL to spend holiday cash

Sardine runs, cruises, fresh fish and trampoline parks are some of the attractions that prompt visitors and tourists to spend their holiday cash in...

Don’t go in the water: How the Jaws Effect hurt sharks

When Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" hit theatres in 1975, it did more than just help invent the concept of the summer blockbluster. It also played...

‘Hit man’ Taylor ready to rock the Guild stage

EVER-POPULAR muso, Garth Taylor, will grace the Guild Theatre stage on July 20 and 22. The talented SA Music Awards (Sama) nominated artist is celebrating...

Trevor Noah’s Daily Show scores an Emmy nomination

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah may have had a rocky start in the States but clearly that’s a thing of the past‚ as...

Cake show a feast for the eyes (Gallery)

The East London branch of the South African Cake Decorators Guild held their bi-annual Cake Show and Competition in the NG Kerk Hall in...

Dance club stays in step

Dynamic Dance Academy will host its first July holiday club for one week at the Dynamic Body Studio in East London. The holiday club will ...

Hemingways to premier movie on Vedic spiritual leader

THE East London branch of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKON) will be hosting a once-off premier of the movie Hare Krishna! at...

Ladies Night Market goes down a real treat

THE inaugural Ladies Night Market took place on Saturday night in Gonubie where women entrepreneurs had their stock on show. The sound of the ocean...

Winter Warmers – First Week Winner

Congratulations to Jennifer Chunilall, the first week's winner of the Winter Warmer's Coffee Competition. Entries are hotting up so send yours in soon to...

Extreme Fest wows East London

Motorsport fans were given a big treat this weekend when the Extreme Festival came to East London Grand Prix. There was a wide selection...

Garth Taylor to strum it up for CHOC at Guild

UPDATE: The original article published in the GO! & Express had the date of the event as Sunday June 24. The event actually takes...

Dance school scholarships up for grabs

Sonwa Sakuba Performing Arts Foundation is giving away two scholarships to deserving youngsters to participate in the upcoming Dynamic Dance Academy’s annual Holiday Club...

Border stock car racing

Racing enthusiasts gathered at the Summerpride Showgrounds Circuit for V8 King of the Ring and 1660 challenge on Saturday evening. East London was graced...

Celebrating renewed positive energy

When gallery owner and potter Louise Pietrucci returned home from a month in the UK earlier this year, she felt a renewed sense of...

Fine dining at Key Largo’s Chef’s Kitchen

One of the fundamental truths of journalism is that you don't go into it hoping to strike it rich. Not for us is the...

ELfest school artwork on show

The 17th annual ELfest is underway at the Belgravia Arts Centre, showcasing various forms of artwork from learners in East London schools. Well over 900 pieces...

South Africa, meet Tamaryn Green, your new Miss SA!

  https://youtu.be/fZoGhC_3KuI Tamaryn Green was crowned Miss South Africa at an extravagant event on May 27 2018. Here are five things to know about South Africa’s...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo share the secret to their success

  It’s been almost 60 years since Ladysmith Black Mambazo burst onto the world stage and the local group keep slaying‚ recently scooping their 5th...

Colourful start to Umtiza Arts Festival

The annual Umtiza Arts Festival kicked off its vibrant programme on Wednesday evening with an arts exhibition held at Ann Bryant Coach House in...

Wiggle those hips in aid of animal welfare in East London

    EVER fancied yourself as an exotic belly dancer? Well, here's your chance to realise that dream! On May 30, a "Helping Hips"  introductory session to...

Expect stellar comedy from pair

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing Comedians Schalk Bezuidenhout and Loyiso Madinga are bringing their joint comedy show, Broken English to Hemingways in East London this month. Known for their quirky dancing...

Great Kei Trek epic

By Riaan Odendaal THE inaugural Great Kei Trek took place over the weekend of 27 April 2018, a three-day Mountain Bike event that started at...

Orchid Show: Gallery

The Gonubie Orchid Society hosted its 18th annual Orchid show this weekend at the Gonubie Hotel. Hundreds of different Orchid species were on display,...

Stirling to jazz it up big band style

THE Stirling Jazz Band will be hosting their annual dance in the Stirling High School hall on Friday, May 11. Starting at 7pm, the evening...

Flamboyant Nataniël to sparkle with new concert

SOUTH Africa's leading proponent of the solo stage act, Nataniël, returns to the Guild Theatre on May 10 and 11, bringing a brand new...

Concert for animals

HILLTOP Animal Outreach will be hosting a concert at the East London Golf Club on Saturday in an effort to raise funds for the...