Hangout With Heather

NICHE RADIO  |  Podcast , ±17 min episodes every 1 week  | 
Hangout With Heather brings you your weekly dose of lifestyle and entertainment news and reviews every Friday. Heather shares about all her favourite things, new restaurants, events on the go as well as fashion, competitions and more, not to mention exclusive interviews with local and international celebs and movers and shakers. If you love the finer things in life – then you will want to make sure that you Hangout With Heather every week.

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12
APR

Champagne Festival, Easter Fun and Giveaways

It’s that time of the week Hangout With Heather, and this week Heather not only shares all your latest and must know events and goings on – but also chats one on one with chef Jack Coetzee from Urbanologi restaurant, who has launched a great initiative to support local farmers and suppliers, called Project 150 – find out more on the show.

This weekend is a busy one with Men in Tutu’s and Sam Smith on the go – as well as the highly anticipated Johannesburg Cap Classique & Champagne Festival 2019 taking place at Inanda – make sure you have all the details and your tickets in hand.

Of course next weekend is Easter weekend, and Heather shares some great goings-on around SA to keep you (and the little ones) busy and filled with yummy Easter eggs too!

Great giveaways are par for the course on the show, and this week is no different. WIN tickets to a case of exclusive Steenberg wines valued at R835, tickets to Whisky and Gin Live in Cape Town and also to see Equus when it launches in May at Montecasino…
05
APR

SA Fashion Week, Riverside Sun & Whisky and Gin Live

Welcome back to Hangout With Heather, and of course, all your best lifestyle and entertainment news, as well as goings-on in and around South Africa, and this week is SA Fashion Week, fashionistas!

This week Heather chats exclusively with local clothing designers Manthso (by Palesa Mokubung) and also Judith Atelier about their Spring/Summer Collections as well as Mark Ross the GM of her new found gem staycation spot – the Riverside Sun Hotel (it’s reaaaallly pretty there by the Vaal River😉)

Cool events are on the go this weekend and Heather shares a bit more about those, and of course SA Fashion Week – if you love all things local fashion then make sure to find out more, and how you can attend this evening and tomorrow, too!

Cool up and coming events and news to know, include Whisky & Gin Live, as well as Bokeh Film and Fashion Festival, Passenger will be heading to SA in November and loads more, of course.

WIN tickets to Men in Tutu’s valued at R800 a set, a R1500 OneCart shopping voucher is up for grabs – and a case of exclusive Steenberg wines valued at R835 could be yours…

Find out more on www.heatherhook.com
www.heatherhook.com
29
MAR

Monster Jam, Van De Linde Restaurant & SA Fashion Week

It’s Hangout With Heather again – and this week's show is once again chock-a-block of all the best lifestyle and entertainment news, as well as goings-on in and around South Africa.

This week Heather chats one on one with Tony Feldman from Showtime Management about Monster Jam and the nationwide tour, as well as with Head Chef at Van De Linde restaurant in Linden, Amori Burger – to find out more about what she has planned for this super popular Jozi eatery.

SA Fashion Week is heading our way next week at Sandton City, and the entire week culminates in The Hospice Wits Night With The Stars fundraiser and Heather shares more info about this super special event.

Easter activities for the whole family abound in Cape Town and Durban, so make sure to get all your Easter bunny info right here, Heather also shares more about Vencasa’s awesome ‘Pillow Bars’ too.

WIN tickets to see the following productions – Into The Woods, Chicago and Men in Tutu’s – as well as shopping voucher to the value of R 1500 from the team at One Cart…
22
MAR

Samantha Peo, Roasting Jacks & Sleeping Beauty

Looking for some cool ideas of things to do this weekend – or even just for the best entertainment and lifestyle news in South Africa?

Then you are in the right place for sure!

This week Heather chats exclusively one on one with Samantha Peo who plays the role of Velma Kelly in Chicago The Musical currently on stage in Cape Town and heading to Johannesburg month to find out more about the show, as well as with ballerina Maina Gielgud, who is producing the set to be spectacular Sleeping Beauty ballet which will be onstage at Joburg Theatre at the end of the month.


Heather also shares more about her new restaurant find – Roasting Jacks in Rivonia – who are serving delicious chicken and other awesome goodies (read a gingerbread flavoured milkshake here!!) and also about the brand new The Rubik building in Cape Town which is a unique and beautifully designed multi-purpose apartment, office and retail space that is worth checking out.
15
MAR

Carishma Basday, Speciality Coffee & Men in Tutus

It’s your one-stop entertainment and lifestyle segment that everyone loves. This week Heather is chatting one on one with local actress Carishma Basday, who plays Sunitha in the local film Deep End, releasing in cinemas soon, as well as with java man Kuhle Mpala, (National Beverage Specialist at Wiesenhof Coffee) who was recently awarded the “Best Technical and Best Signature Drink” prize at the Speciality Coffee Association of Southern Africa’s National Coffee Competition in Durban.

This weekend sees some great events on the go, from Rock on The Lawns and Nirox Arts’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ are not to be missed, as well as Tumi Morake and Vanessa Frost on stage in the hilarious comedy Tease!

‘Men in Tutus’ is heading our way soon and features, well, men – in tutus and a good dose of comedy too…and loads more of course…

Of course, there is no lack of upcoming events dates to diaries and this week Heather is giving away loads of events tickets, including a set of 4 family tickets (including a Pit Party) to see Monster Jam in EACH city, valued at an incredible R6000!

Find out more on www.heatherhook.com
www.heatherhook.com
08
MAR

Heather is back

This week Heather gets one on one with a number of local celebrities, firstly she chats with singer Helen Desbois about her brand new single that is playing all over the airwaves at the moment as well as chatting one on one with the four celebrities from Come Dine With Me SA Season 5, Gert-Johan Coetzee, Candice Modiselle, Christall Kay and Lucky du Plessis. Heather finds out what sets them apart from the other contestants and why they should win the celebrity cooking challenge.


Great things are on the go this weekend, from Mango Groove’s 30th-anniversary concert, and Heather has discovered the perfect weekend and after work drinks spot called the Highball Craft Bar in Randburg – make sure to listen to find out more.


Of course, there is no lack of upcoming events dates to diaries and this week Heather is giving away loads of events tickets, including a double set of tickets to see Sam Smith in Joburg, valued at an incredible R 3000!


Find out more on www.heatherhook.com
www.heatherhook.com
01
DEC
2018

James Morrison

Heather's chat exclusively with singer James Morrison about his SA tour (you can also WIN tickets)
29
MAY
2018

Le grande finale - all your best and great giveaways!

It may be her last show here on Niche Radio, but Heather has certainly pulled out all the stops for her finale - and a string of giveaways as well as all your latest entertainment and lifestyle info, as well!

We have a brand new Miss SA, folks! Congrats to Tamaryn Green on her Miss Universe South Africa title and Thulisa Keyi on her Miss World South Africa and Tamaryn took the ultimate title of Miss South Africa in the glittering 60th Diamond Jublilee ceremony on Sunday which was hosted at Sun Arena in Pretoria. Heather has all your details!

Heather shares an exclusive one on one interview with Sune, the passionate owner of Rustig - a beautiful and tranquil farm located in Magaliesberg, where Heather spent the weekend, being, well, Rustig. It is an engaging and interesting story of heritage, expansion and nature and you will want to head through there once you have heard this, we promise.

Make sure to catch Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story - which is now on stage at The Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors palace and stars local singing sensation Brendan Peyper in the title role. Heather shares more...

Make sure you have your #JacaDay tickets in hand folks, this Saturday 2nd of June is going to get lit at Monument Amphitheatre in Pretoria - get all your details on the show!

Wine, wine, wine - the highly anticipated Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is heading to Hyde Park on the 5th and 6th of June, and is one of the most exclusive premium wine events on the circuit - you want to make sure you find out how to get your tickets.

More wine as well, with the arrival of the highly anticipated Tops at Spar Wine Festival from 7th - 9th June at Montecasino - get

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated Whitney Houston Show - featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June - it is set to be a showstopper.

If you prefer wine, then make sure you listen in and stand a chance to win one of 2 set
22
MAY
2018

The best events and goings on are all here...

Heather has your latest lifestyle news, as always - and there is certainly never a dull moment on #HangoutWithHeather who has all your dates to diarise for all the best events in SA!

Miss SA fever is increasing ahead of the pageant finale this coming Sunday afternoon, the selection panel has just been announced, as well as the fact that the prize value for the winner now totals a staggering R 3 million - the biggest to date! Make sure you have your tickets booked to join in the glitz and glam, or catch it on MNet too!

Katy Perry has just announced her support acts, Elle B and The Dolls, and don't forget that there is another show date as well, 21st of July, that has been added to her 'Witness - The Tour' here in Joburg!

If you love opera, then make sure to diarise the dates for Carmen - The Opera, featuring a stellar local and international cast, coming to the stage at Joburg Theatre - Heather has all your details on the show.

Wine, wine, wine - the highly anticipated Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is heading to Hyde Park on the 5th and 6th of June, and is one of the most exclusive premium wine events on the circuit - you want to make sure you find out how to get your tickets.

Heather paid The Royal Elephant Hotel in Centurion a visit recently, and was blown away by the amazing decor and general air of tranquility - find out more about this stunning hotel and why it's worth the visit!

Disney on Ice is back in South Africa in June and July - and is set to be awesome family fun, as usual! This years show is called 'Dream Big' and will feature all your fave Disney princesses - Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White who will embark on incredible adventures and ultimately make their dreams come true.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated Whitney Houston Show - featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June - it is set to be a showstopper.
15
MAY
2018

One on one with Dale from Seether and loads more Jozi entertainment...

There is always loads on the go in and around Johannesburg - and Heather has all the info you need to keep you up to date with all the coolest goings on's.

On Sunday 20th May, Marks Park in Emmarentia is going to rock to the soles of it's boots as legendary rock band, Seether take to the stage to blow it up in their home town! Heather caught up with Dale Stewart from Seether to find out more about the concert, their latest album and all the things you have ever wanted to know about Seether.

Coming to Joburg Theatre this weekend, the KZN Heritage Ensemble is not to be missed, as they celebrate Africa month in a unique and vibrant way. Heather chats to Mbuso Khoza, the groups founder and leader, about what you can expect this weekend, as well as more about his thoughts on the growth of youth arts and culture in South Africa.

Don't forget to check out the #BubblyFestival taking place at Hyde Park this weekend, not to mention #WhiskyLive Pretoria heading to Menlyn from Thursday - stay tuned if you want to win tickets as well!!

Sticking with the champagne theme, why not join the team from Arbour Cafe in Illovo for an amazing evening of champagne and food pairing on the 24th May? Heather has all your details...

If you are excited to catch the Royal Wedding this Saturday, make sure you have all your ITV details and times to catch all the regal pomp and circumstance direct from England.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated Whitney Houston Show - featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June - it is set to be a showstopper.

If whisky is your thing, then make sure you listen in and stand a chance to win 5 sets of tickets valued at R 460 per set to head through to Whisky Live in Pretoria on 17th May - Sláinte!

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media...

T: heatherlhook

F: www.facebook.com/heatherlhook

I: heatherlouisehook

W: www.heatherhook.com
08
MAY
2018

Exclusive interview with Chef Chantel Dartnall and all the best in Jozi entertainment...

Of course Heather has all your best and latest goings on in and around Jozi to share with you - and this week she has an exclusive one on one interview with award winning chef Chantel Dartnall, and they chat all things new menu, TV shows and more.

If you love food like Heather likes food (and drink) then you will want to find out more about #Hostex2018 the food and hospitality event not to be missed. Heather shares about the goings on at the event which runs until 8 May, and is one not to be missed on the SA culinary calendar.

Local chef, who is now running a highly acclaimed Michelin-star restaurant in France, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is just about to release his new book, simply titled 'Jan The Journal' and this coffee table book/luxury magazine is a must have for any foodie - Heather has all your details.

The Caravela Portuguese festival have announced their entertainment line up for the highly anticipated event taking place at the end of June at Montecasino. Artists such as Mi Casa, Good Luck, Chunda Munki and loads more are set to perform - find out more on the show!

The Top 12 Miss SA finalists have been announced and they are an amazingly talented, not to mention beautiful bunch. The finale pageant is taking place on 27th May - and they have also just announced a brand new format for the event, so make sure to tune in for more info.

Want to spoil mom for Mother's Day? Darling Sweet have just released the coolest hamper for mom, that includes not only toffees, bit also a recipe and ingredients for a delicious Malva Pudding that is sure to set any mom's heart on fire :)

Winter hair care can be tricky, but Heather chats to local beauty guru, Francois Louw, and shares some great ideas to beat dull, dry and fly away hair this winter!

Get involved with some great initiatives - The Owl Rescue Centre are recycling for good, and this is your chance to get involved and make an impact on our planet - Heather shares more info. If you love to play golf, then
01
MAY
2018

Interviews with Lisanne Lazarus, Lelo Ramasimong and loads more...

All your latest news on what's going on in and around Joburg on this weeks #HangoutWithHeather

Heather chats exclusively with Tropika Island of Treasure finale winner Lisanne Lazarus, who with her partner Brendan Peyper, took home the title in last nights nail biting final episode.

The Color Purple is returning to Joburg Theatre in August and Heather spends some time one on one with Lelo Ramasimong, who will be taking the role of Shug Avery in the upcoming production, to find out more about this talented young actress.

It has just been announced that the beautiful Bonang Matheba will be hosting this years Miss South Africa finale - Heather shares more about this event, and how to get your tickets to the finale spectacular on 27th May.

If you are a huge Whitney Houston fan - then you will want to find out about the brand new show featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June - it is set to be a showstopper.

If you love all things food and drink related, then Hostex - Food and Hospitality Africa is coming up soon, this is one expo you want to attend.

Great music is heading our way this weekend, The Script are performing in Pretoria on Friday 4th May, and Cara Frew will be opening for them. This is set to be an amazing concert and Heather has all your need to know information.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated magic show that is @Dynamo on the 11th of May at @TimeSquare - make sure to listen in to get your details to enter!

If you prefer wine - then you will want to enter to win a set of tickets valued at R 500 to the Chardonnay Pinot Noir Festival taking place at Killarney Country Club on 10th May and also stand a chance to win The Bubbly Festival at Hyde Park on the 20th of May valued at R 760!

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media...

T: heatherlhook

F: www.facebook.com/heatherlhook

I: heatherlouisehook

W: www.heatherhook.com

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