THE #DISTRICT

IT’S MORE THAN JUST A MUSIC FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL OPENING TIMES

SATURDAY 23 MARCH 2019 : 12:00 – 02:00

Opening times are subject to change.


BARS

There are several bars located through out the festival site. Please bring ID with you as you may be asked to prove your age with photo ID or you will be refused admission. Only original passports, ID card or drivers license will be accepted.


FOOD

With over 100 food stalls dotted throughout the festival offering everything from traditional fayre such as organic pie and mash, pulled pork sandwiches, fresh made seafood chowder to aromatic potato dumplings from the streets of Pakistan and fresh made taco’s from Mexico prepare for a food adventure!

Amidst catching your favourite music acts, why not check out the Global Street Food Market offering the best dishes available from around the world or visit the Theatre of Food hosting some of the top chefs in the country cooking up a storm.

Theatre of Food features a line-up of chefs, writers, thinkers, artisans, brewers, bakers, and food heroes. It’s a celebration of everything we love about food and drink – and music. Over the weekend you can expect food demonstrations, mixology, “Theatre of Food Tastes” treating the audience to delicious tastings of exciting foods almost every hour, talks, manifestos, food quizzes and much more.


 

ART

Explore a world of art and creation at #DISTRICT, Global Street Festival 2018.


PHOTOGRAPHY

The Market Photo Workshop has played a pivotal role in the training of South Africa’s photographers, ensuring that visual literacy reaches neglected and marginalised parts of our society. Since it was founded in 1989 by world-renowned photographer David Goldblatt, the Photo Workshop has been an agent of change and representation, informing photographers, visual artists, educators, students and broader communities of trends, issues and debates in photography and visual culture.

The Market Photo Workshop will open it’s doors with access to two inspiring exhibitions. oasis of literary readings, political debate, performance poetry, science experiments, inspiring talks, news quizzes, public conversations and much more. nvites us to fill our brains with new thoughts, ideas and experiences that we hope will engage and help inspire us to all be change makers.


THEATRE

With a 42-year history and over 300 awards the Market Theatre Foundation is celebratory of its past, anchored to the present and visionary about its future. The Market Theatre Foundation remains at the forefront of producing and presenting cutting edge work that has an authentic African artistic voice and which is inclusive of the rich tapestry of African diversity.


WORLD CINEMA

Our unique Word Cinema, curated by The Bioscope, will show old art-house classics, discover small films from other parts of the world celebrating a Global Street Festival.

“Since the Bioscope is wholly independent, it will have the freedom to exhibit exciting, risky and  provocative work across all media platforms. This creative programming has included: Art house classics, Contemporary world cinema, Classic blockbusters, Documentaries, South African films, Experimental films, Shorts Digital arts and new media, Music Videos, Animation, and film education programs for inner city schools”