Sleeping Beauty HomeFriends of the Ballet is made up of people like you, people who love ballet, want to learn more about ballet and, where possible, want to help grow and support this beautiful art form. Our primary focus is summed up in our logo: “Growing Ballet”. We strive to build awareness and support for our very own Joburg Ballet and its talented dancers.

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Ballet Botanica


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Friends of the Ballet in partnership with Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Joburg Ballet are proud to unveil Ballet Botanica, an unmissable experience.  

Ballet Botanica features two dates, each a truly unique experience celebrating the joy of ballet in the lush Fairlawns surroundings.

On Saturday, 24 August, at 17h00 for 18h00 -  join us for a magical picnic-style evening set in a Bedouin Tent

On Sunday, 25 August, at 14h00 -  join us for a decadent picnic-style afternoon High Tea on the lawns.

The two fundraisers are part of our Friends of the Ballet New Ballet Mats project and both events will include auctions and raffles with incredible items up for grabs as well as some special ballet extracts by the Joburg Ballet dancers. 

At only R800.00 per person, this includes arrival drinks, all food and entertainment. There are only a fixed number of tickets to each event so please don’t delay and book early! 

For more information and to book please contact Mike by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Booking and pre-payment is essential. Ts & Cs Apply.

Sponsors include: Perrier-Jouët, Monkey 47, Fancourt, Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House, National Airways Corporation, Delaire Graaf Estate, White Pearl Resorts and Landmarq Road.

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For all general queries please contact us at – info(at)fotb.co.za
Website / Merchandising /Finance & Events please contact Mike Collison - mike(at)fotb.co.za / 082 8249499