Wrenrose Court Christmas Market

The festive season is upon us and Christmas decorations are popping up everywhere. With the festive spirit in the air, there is no reason to stay indoors. Something new and exciting is happening on the 5th December 2018 and it promises to be an event like no other…

Wrenrose Court First Annual Christmas Market!

Arbour cafe

Wrenrose Court is situated in the heart of Birdhaven, surrounded by the beautiful suburbia of Illovo, Melrose, Melrose North, The Wanderers Club and the stunning James and Ethel Gray Park! As a new tradition, Wrenrose court will be having their first Christmas Market on Wednesday 5th December 2018 to become an annual event. The market will be a combined effort of the tenants in Wrenrose Court. The Hub of the activities will be brought together in the Courtyard of Arbour Café and the interleading passage ways with a variety of different food, drinks and gifts!

The line up of what can be expected this year is award winning artist Vuma Levin, part of a 3 piece band to lighten the atmosphere and create festive cheer! Wrenrose Court has partnered with Sandton SPCA in order to not only raise awareness of the amazing work they do but since this is the season of giving, what better way than to help raise money for them as an organisation. Some of the highlights that make this Christmas Market different include a Fashion Show where some of the SPCA volunteers will be showing off some cute and gorgeous animals. A raffle ticket will be part of the evening’s proceedings and all tickets sales will go towards the Sandton SPCA. General Manager of Sandton SPCA, Jaco Pieterse said during one of the meetings: ‘We are excited about the idea of partnering with such a great venture.’  The fashion show participants will be dressed up by the members of the tenants to really show off what Wrenrose Court has to offer this season.

For adults they will be able to enjoy champagne, wine, coffee, great food, including sushi, live music, buying Sandton SPCA merchandise, shopping at the different stores for Christmas, the fashion show and for kids taking pictures with Father Christmas, face painting, and live music with Christmas carols, recreating nostalgia! The proceeds of the raffle tickets and 50% of the face painting will be going to the Sandton SPCA! The market is set to run from 5pm to about 9pm, the fashion show to be held at around 7pm and the first 50 people to arrive at the market will get a free glass of wine!

Follow the conversation on Social Media by using the following hashtag #WrenroseChristmas

See You There!

Information Courtesy of TNC Marketing & PR in conjunction with AngelFish PR & Events.

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Secret Eats Returns To It’s South African Roots


Secret Eats

SecretEATS is an exclusive dining experience unlike any other. Top, talented chefs and young,
rising stars are invited to step out of their everyday kitchens and into a mystery location to create
a once-off dining experience that leaves guests hungry for more.

Invited guests are treated to an exclusive, intimate dinner party featuring course after course of
gourmet food, and premium wine pairings from some of the country’s top wine farms.
The idea is simple – SecretEATS brings together outgoing, adventurous food and wine lovers
looking for a decidedly different dining experience.

Our guest chefs take diners taste buds on a culinary journey in the most unusual, unexpected and awe-inspiring locations across South Africa.

Founded in 2013, SecretEATS made waves on the dining scene by inviting guests to join thirty
or so adventurous, outgoing food and wine lovers for a ‘by invitation only’ secret dining
experience at an undisclosed location. SecretEATS has worked with some of the country’s top
local and international chefs, including Brad Ball, Bertus Basson, James Diack, Vicky Crease,
Michelle Theron, Kobus van der Merwe, Vanessa Marx and more.
From wineland homes to stunning art galleries, private gardens, ancient Milkwood forests and
anywhere in between, our evenings are always hosted somewhere guests can’t simply go and
make a booking. To add to the intrigue, the Secret chef and menu are only unveiled upon
confirmation of your password at the secret location on the day of the event.

Secret Eats Returns to South Africa

Since mid 2016, SecretEATS South Africa has been on a hiatus as the founders explored the
culinary tastes and flavors of Southeast Asia and established the first series of secret dining
events outside of Africa.

With events now hosted on three continents, SecretEATS is quickly
becoming an international dining phenomenon but we haven’t forgotten our strong South African
By exploring, traveling and living in cities around the world, our team has had the opportunity to
see first-hand how food brings people together and how bonds are made, and solidified, over a
shared meal. Whether it’s on the sandy shores of Vietnam, in the small mountain villages of
Thailand or at an upscale Italian restaurant in Melville, there is a magic that happens around the
dinner table. Now, it’s time to come home to Africa.

Leading our return to South Africa is SecretEATS regional event director, Darren Meltz. Darren
brings a wealth of experience in marketing and hospitality and a real passion for food, wine,
people and all things magical.

“There’s something truly unique and special about meeting and connecting over a beautiful meal.
Moments are shared and friendships are made. I am beyond excited to bring the enchantment of
SecretEATS to our guests.” – Darren Meltz, Events Director JHB/PTA

Here’s a Secret to good not to share: our first dinner back in the Rainbow Nation is blooming up
brilliant this Spring. While we can’t say too much, our Secret Spring Dinner welcomes back one
of our all-time favourite guest chefs for an unforgettable evening in a uniquely unusual space in
central Johannesburg.

As always, every dinner hosted helps raise funds for a local charity in need, an important aspect
of the SecretEATS brand. This has allowed us to support and give back to the local community
where we – and our guests – live, work and play.

“SecretEATS is about bringing people together around a shared, communal dinner table. It is
about strangers coming together, breaking bread, sharing a laugh and, more often than not,
leaving as friends,” says founder Gregory Zeleny.

Secret Eats Returns To SA

Beyond our first evening back, our 2018 plans include a return to hosting our evenings every 4-6
weeks in Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg. Space is limited and guests are
encouraged to reserve their Seats early to avoid disappointment.
To be the first to know when our next Secret evening appears, interested food and wine lovers
are encouraged to Request an Invitation at www.thesecreteats.com.

Information and Pictures Courtesy of The SecretEats and Darren Meltz. 

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