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Townships into Towns

history walk

Townships into Towns

77 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Equipment
Hosted in
English
history walk

Townships into Towns

history walk

Townships into Towns

77 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join us for a unique experience, exploring the creative energy of a vibrant and thriving township. Learn about it's historical narratives so that you can better appreciate the artistic output of the locations. You'll dive into the heart of Langa visiting experienced visual artists who work in linocut, oil paintings, and murals. We'll finish off with a light cosy meal l followed by an art workshop inside the artist's home. We'll also show you some of the amazing visual and mosaic arts and crafts that the creatives of Langa Township are trying to get by get involved in. By joining us in this social experience you'll be part of the impact! And you'll also directly support the organisation's training and community outreach work.

Your host

Learn more about Bongani

Bongani

I, Bongani Ngwenya , handle the Airbnb Experience as the, Maboneng Experience Manager and hail from Johannesburg. I assist in setting up Gallery Homes all across the country! Mike Zuma will be your guide. A knowledgeable Maboneng Township Arts Experience's (MTAE) guide.

About the organisation

Maboneng Township Arts Experience

MTAE was created by a social entrepreneur, in search of sustainable solution to the problems of unemployment and a lack of galleries within the townships in South Africa. MTAE is a non-profit social enterprise that creates training and income opportunities for talented artists and like-minded homeowners who transform their homes into gallery homes.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Maboneng Township Arts Experience.

What's included

Food
Traditional lunch A cosy traditional lunch (please let us know if you're vegetarian or have any other dietary requirements)
Drinks
Drink (please specify to your guide the drink of your choice)
Tickets
Ticket enter Gallery Home
Equipment
Art equipment - tools, paper and ink/paint

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Where you'll be

The first part sees us walking through the vibrant and colorful streets of Langalibalele drive, we visit galleries, studios, and projects of Maboneng Townships Arts Experience. We'll visit a few Gallery Homes with current art-pieces showcasing Cape Towns artists.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

For a local or traveller arranging transportation to Langa is easy through transportation apps. The journey is 3km away from the city centre.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Bongani
Townships into Towns
77 reviews
From $163/person
77 reviews
From $163/person