Venues

NOMBULELO

Nombulelo Hall is an end-on performance space in a community hall. It is ideally suited to…

CITY HALL

City Hall is a proscenium arch theatre, used ideally for dance, musical theatre and large…

CENTENARY HALL

Centenary Hall is an end-on dance and physical theatre space with raked seating and black dance…

SAfm Sundowner Stage

The Sundowner Stage is in the Fountain Foyer of the Monument building. The Sundowner Stage is where…

AMAZWI

Amazwi is a lecture theatre at the Amazwi South African Museum of Literature. The venue is suitable…

B2 ARENA

B2 Arena is an intimate black box performance space in the 1820 Settler's Monument. Please note that…

BEETHOVEN ROOM

The Beethoven Room is a medium sized recital room with a raised stage, used ideally for A Capella,…

CATHEDRAL

The Cathedral church of St Michael and St Georgeis the Anglican cathedral in Makhanda. It is ideally…

DRILL HALL

The Drill Hall is an end-on performance venue with raked seating and a raised stage, and is ideally…

DSG HALL

Situated at The Diocesan School for Girls, DSG Hall is a pre-existing school hall and theatre, with…

GLENNIE HALL

Glennie Hall is a multi-purpose space, suited to drama and musical theatre. The venue is designed…

GRAEME COLLEGE

Graeme College is a school hall with an end on scaffolding seating rake and a flown box truss for…

GRAHAM HOTEL

Graham Hotel is a relaxed live music venue with a wine bar. The plywood stage is raised 0.3m and is…

GREAT HALL

The Great Hall is a large hall on the Rhodes University Campus. As a large enclosed space it can…

GUY BUTLER AUDITORIUM

The Guy Butler Theatre is a fully equipped proscenium arch theatre with full counterweight flying…

GYMNASIUM

The Gymnasium is an end-on performance space with raked scaffolding seating. This space is ideally…

HANGAR

The Hangar is an end-on performance space on the Rhodes University Campus. It has a raked seating…

MASONIC BACK

Masonic Back is an end-on performance space with raked scaffold seating ideally suited to intimate…

MASONIC FRONT

Masonic Front is an end-on performance space with raked scaffold seating ideally suited to intimate…

MONUMENT RESTAURANT

The Monument Restaurant is a casual and relaxed end-on venue in the 1820 Settler's Monument Complex.…

OLIVE SCHREINER

Olive Schreiner is a screening venue in the 1820 Settlers Monument. It is ideal for video, immersive…

PJ’S

PJ’s is an end-on performance space and is suited for large-scale drama and dance productions. The…

PRINCESS ALICE

Princess Alice Hall is an end-on performance space, ideally suited for small to medium drama…

REHEARSAL ROOM

The Rehearsal Room has an end on stage with a sprung wooden floor. This venue has no natural light…

RHODES BOX

The Rhodes Box is a large studio theatre in the Rhodes Theatre Complex. The National Arts Festival…

RHODES THEATRE

The Rhodes Theatre is a fully equipped proscenium arch theatre with full counterweight flying…

ST ANDREW’S HALL

St Andrews Hall is an end-on performance space with scaffold raked seating, and is suited to drama…

VICTORIA THEATRE

Victoria Theatre is a school hall with a raised proscenium stage, and an end on scaffolding seating…

ALBANY MUSEUM

The Albany Museum, usually home to exhibits which showcase the Natural Sciences, History, and…

ATHERSTONE GALLERY

The Atherstone Gallery is located in the 1820 Settler's Monument. It is not completely blacked out,…

GALLERY IN THE ROUND

The Gallery in the Round is a versatile, circular space with a central support pillar. Once used to…

MONUMENT GALLERY

The Monument Gallery is a rectangular gallery on the ground floor of the 1820's Settler's Monument.…

NTSIKANA GALLERY

Ntsikana Gallery is a corridor-like space which is converted into a gallery for the festival. It is…

POWER STATION

The Power Station is a versatile, multidisciplinary performance and gallery space. Recently…

RHODES RED FOYER

The Rhodes Red Foyer is an unconventional gallery space with a lot of character. So named for its…

DSG Auditorium

DSG Auditorium is in the DR Wynne Music School

Drostdy Lawns

The Drostdy Lawns are found just through the Drostdy Arch at the top of High street. This open space…

Sun Gallery

The Sun Gallery is a North facing balcony in the atrium of the Monument Building.

Church Square

Church Square is at the heart of the Makhanda CBD. A large paved open space surrounding the…

Grahamstown Gallery

Albany Museum is an affiliated research institute of Rhodes University. The Museum today consists of…

Studio Gallery 1

The School of Fine Art is an historic building on the Rhodes Campus. Home to the School Of Fine…

Studio Gallery 2

The School of Fine Art is an historic building on the Rhodes Campus. Home to the School's Main…

Rhodes Theatre Foyer

The Rhodes Theatre Foyer is a rendezvous point for shows that happen out and about in Grahamstown.…

The Nun’s Chapel

The Nun's Chapel is a newly restored historic building in the heart of St Peter's campus.

Backshack Studio

Visit the Waya Waya Studio.

St Phillips Church

The red-brick church is St Philip's Anglican Church, built in 1860 as the Grahamstown Mission and…

Tryall Cottage

The lot on which Tryall Cottage stands was first granted to James Swan in the early 1820s. The…

The Black Power Station

The Black Power Station is a home for those seeking an alternative space in Makhanda for free…

Arts Lounge

The Raw sport is a small intimate Gallery space on the Rhodes University Campus

PJ’s Quad

PJ's Quad is an outdoor venue at PJ Olivier High School. It is sheltered from the wind, and best…

THOMAS PRINGLE

Thomas Pringle is a large hall in the 1820 Settler's Monument complex. It is laid out with end-on…