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Sophiatown! Just west of Auckland Park in Johannesburg lies a suburb steeped in the political and social heritage of yesteryear, yet vibrant with people creating possibilities for tomorrow through culture, arts, training and ethical business.

Sophiatown the Mix brings people together in unusual spaces, connected to a peaceful garden, to inspire new possibilities.

You can hire the spaces to host meaningful events. Or take your pick as resident and visitor, from monthly live jazz with world-class musicians, matchless conversations, book launches and arts projects, a new music school, theatre, poetry, exhibitions and a walking tour of this historic suburb.
This unique mix in a real Jozi suburb will make your event or visit unforgettable.

Sophiatown the Mix is the social enterprise arm of the Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre.

‘We offer spaces where innovation grows from conversation, where doing good is celebrated, and where dreams and inspiration draw on Sophiatown’s deep roots.’

Sophiatown BizCre8 – A range of programmes to support youth enterprise development in the green economy, the design sector and a focus on female led township businesses. Are you an aspiring entrepreneur (age 18-35) dreaming of being the next big game changer and ready to activate your very own sustainable business – from mind to market! Apply now as good things don’t come to those who wait!

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Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who would like to be a part of South Africa’s next generation of green entrepreneurs? Do you dream of being the next big game-changer making Good Things happen on our continent?

So don’t wait, register for your opportunity to get business advice, mentoring, feasibility testing, customer research and a host of other support to get your business idea off the ground. Click here for more.

Ek Se! (meaning I say!) – Our arts, cultural and heritage programmes. It’s where we share our stories – join us under the shade of the tree. The real Sophiatown awaits you – come and see and say!

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Upcoming Events

  1. Sipho Hotstix Mabuse

    November 25 @ 8:00 pm

71-73 Toby Street corner Edward Road
26°10’34.2″S 27°58’59.8″E

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