DON'T MISS THIS: Joburg Ballet's tightly knit cause

Join Joburg Ballet for its knit-a-thon. (Peter Morey)

Join Joburg Ballet for its knit-a-thon. (Peter Morey)

A knit-a-thon, produced by Joburg Ballet and 67 Blankets, will take place after the weekend's "Coppélia" show and aims to sew blankets for charity.

Join Joburg Ballet after the performance of Coppélia on Saturday March 15 to knit blankets in aid of a charity cause.

Coppélia tells the story of an old toymaker who believes he has breathed life into his beautiful mechanical doll.

The knit-a-thon initiative, which follows Coppélia, was created by Joburg Ballet patron Carolyn Steyn, and aims to sew blankets ahead of winter.

This initiative, according to Joburg Ballet, "celebrates the spirit of Nelson Mandela" and honours "the legacy of Madiba".

Donations of wool and needles are welcome.

WHERE The Mandela at Joburg Theatre
WHEN March 15 at 5.30pm
INFO Book your ballet tickets on 0861 670 670 or at or at the theatre box office and bring your knit kit along. For more info contact Lindsay McDonald.


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