Friday, October 30, 2020

On this day (May 26) – Dracula is published

What do a trilogy of Batman comics from the '90s, a 2004 flop starring Hugh Jackman, and a production by Turkish State Opera and Ballet in...

Famous Birthday (May 26) – Helena Bonham Carter

There are few individuals in Hollywood who can compare to Helena Bonham Carter. Love her or hate her, there's no denying that she's carved...

On this day (May 25) – Star Wars is released

At the time of writing, Star Wars is one of the biggest multi-media franchises in the world. With eight core films, two spin-off films,...

On this day (May 21) – world’s tallest roller-coaster opens

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the opening of Kingda Ka, the world's tallest roller-coaster, in New Jersey USA. At its peak, Kingda Ka...

Famous Birthday (May 20) – Jack Gleeson

Former Irish actor Jack Gleeson was born on this day in 1992. Avid tv watchers will know him for his critically acclaimed role in...

On this day (May 20) – first modern atlas published

In an age of Google Maps and GPS, it seems strange to think that there was a time when no one had any idea...

On this day (May 19) – The Lost Exhibition sets out

On this day in 1845, Sir John Franklin set out with his team of 129 aboard two ships, the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, to explore...

Famous Birthdays (May 19) – Peter Townshend

Born in 1945, Peter Townshend is most famous for his role as lead guitarist and principal songwriter for the internationally-celebrated rock band The Who. Over...

Did you know…

      Did you know that on this day, May 18, 1969, Apollo 10 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in the United States. The...

Charities must think like millennials, says author

“Be a Generation X but think like a Millennial.” That was the lesson from guest speaker Galit Cohen at last week's Peggy Nesta Foundation Dinner...

What’s on the Go?

Today Put on your dancing shoes to waltz, two-step and line dance tonight away with live music by Alwyn’s Band at the East London...

Lace up the tekkies for a humble cause

IT’S time to lace up your tekkies for a good cause. National Tekkie Tax day is an annual fundraising campaign for a large mix of...

Designers set for fashion showcase

EAST London fashionistas brace yourselves, because the city’s biggest fashion parade is almost here. The annual East London Fashion Walk (ELFW) recently launched what promises...

UP IN THE AIR

Players of King Spurs and FC Chox battle for the ball during the King East Local Football Association (Kelfa) preseason friendly game played in...

Lions Club’s donations lift pupils’ spirits

Happy Hearts creche, school receive books THE King William's Town Lions Club have once again brought laughter, joy and happiness to kids and educators in...

Future Face entries open

ENTRIES are now open for this year’s fun Future Face competition for girls, aged 16 to 23. If you are bubbly, have a great smile,...

Send in your picture of love to win prizes

THE GO! & Express in conjunction with Hemingways Hotel and Casino and Curves Vincent are running the Month of Love competition this February. The main...

Top honours for Eastern Cape cops

Six outstanding Eastern Cape police officers won accolades in various categories at the weekend, and the province’s K9 unit was voted best in the...

‘I am not bringing any agendas‚ I am here to work’...

Busisiwe Mkhwebane is seriously considering taking the Democratic Alliance to the cleaners for its allegations that she was a spy. The Public Protector said on...

Laser Challenge an eye-opener

Runners raise awareness about revolutionary surgical procedure       THE East London Eye Hospital Laser Challenge was a huge success and saw athletes from various clubs participate...

Gift of movement for Rose

  THE Sweethearts Foundation together with Premier FMCG gave Rose Matroos the “gift of movement” when they donated a wheelchair to the double amputee. Premier FMCG...

Popular Tomato Trot expects huge entry

  GET your bike out and takkies on for the annual Red Baron Tomato Trot and Cycle, which is looking to attract 2200 runners, walkers...

Wide reaction to rape case

Foreigner accused of raping disabled woman   THE rape case against a Malawian national has attracted the interest of various groups and individuals, as was evident...

College of dreams

Boston City Campus empowers students “Don’t allow obstacles, such as lack of time or money, to get in the way” “WE HAVE passed the end-of-the-year mark...

Mall’s thriving gogo project now a NGO

WHAT started out as a pensioners’ loyalty programme at an East London mall two years ago has turned into a fully fledged community project...

Hold thumbs for car draw

IF YOU have bought the R200 ticket to help raise funds for Cameron Coetzee, cross your fingers that you are the one walking away...

Call of duty to serve and keep us safe on Christmas

AS THE festive season sets in, we tend to count down the days to celebrating Christmas with family and friends in the comfort of...

Magic Hour

  WINNING PHOTO: This beautiful photo by Lee-Ann Lavender has won the GO! & Express and Marlene Neumann Photography 'Show off your Area' competition. Lavender...

Pioneers hit Stirling for six

Pharo, Butler shine in their team’s 37-run win over East London rivals DESMOND COETZEE PIONEERS United brought smiles to the faces of their supporters – and...

Mission to care for pets Buckaroo team sterilises 170 dogs

THE Buckaroo Project, the brainchild of fine art photographer Marlene Neumann, who spent two years with her team revamping the ELSPCA, is now on...

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Hundreds of children and needy adults were treated with a hot meal at the Assembly of God Soup Kitchen in Breidbach...