Gorgeous Parties

A Model Train Party

Book a gorgeous “Model Train Party” with the Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society. Not only will all the children get to enjoy train rides on these stunning little locomotives, but they can also relax and play in the safe, park-like surroundings. Parents who book a party need only provide the treats & eats as one has access to facilities such as canteen tables, stack chairs, tea cups etc, urn & kettle, kitchen toilets and braais. There is also space for jumping castles and old-fashioned party games!!! It really makes a most memorable birthday experience for boys and girls. Cost From approx R500 (prices may have changed so please contact them to confirm)

Name:Martin Hampton / Hugh Wylie / Roy Clemitson
Email Address:hampton@ukzn.ac.za
Tel or Cell:Martin Hampton: 033 396 3227 / Hugh Wylie: 033 346 1066 / 083 6512862 / Roy Clemitson: 033 345 3810

Cat&Paul Entertainment

Solo, cabaret and theatre shows

After 10 years entertaining the international crème de la crème at the Bechsteins and Steinways of London's 5-star venues and exclusive clubs; The Ritz, Dorchester, Mayfair, Carlton, Royal Automobile Club et al, Cat Simoni is loving being back home and introducing herself to South African audiences!

Cat currently plays theatre venues from the Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Sandton, to the Rosebank Theatre, Cape Town, and Showroom Theatre, Prince Albert; 5-star hotels from The Oyster Box to the Grande Roche, Paarl and corporate venues from Sun City to The Maslow, Sandton. Cat can be seen at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival from 2 – 8th Fitzgerald performances.

Cat's theatre shows include:

‘Cat Sings Judy! Over the Rainbow, July 2015 with back to back Barbra Streisand/Ella with Cat & Judy Garland’,‘Cat Sings Ella! The Story of Ella Fitzgerald’, ‘Françoise Hardy & Brel, So Alive So Well’, and ‘In Love Again! The best of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence’ - as well as musical entertainments celebrating the Greatest Pop Hits of the 60's, 70's & 80's.

A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company for 7 years, Paul Spence has worked in theatres from London to Copenhagen, Vienna to Tokyo. Paul writes and directs all Cat & Paul entertainments.

Name:Cat Simoni
Email Address:catsimoni@gmail.com
Tel or Cell:084 341 1742 / 072 224 2447

Catz Balloon Décor and Party Shop

At Catz Balloon Décor and Party Shop we like to add that WOW factor to your special occasion. Be it a Kids Birthday Party, a Wedding or your Grans 50th Anniversary Celebration we can make something to suit your theme, colours and budget. From single helium balloons to huge arches and beautifully designed bouquets. Any occasion can be made extra special with a few GORGEOUS Balloons.

Name:Cathy Minnaar
Tel or Cell:084 413 8484


Co-Ords Kidz Party Boutique is an event planner specialising in stylish themed kiddies, tweens & teens parties, Candy Tables, Dessert Buffets, Eats & Treats Tables as well as pamper parties for girls up to 16 years of age, Mommies tea parties & lunches, party supplies and party hire for special occasions, bridal showers, baby showers and life’s other big events!

We supply all your party essentials: tables & chairs, chair covers, themed & co-ordinating table linen, party décor, themed party packs, kiddies’ entertainment, cakes, cupcakes and catering.

Our “Toddles Playground” SOFT PLAY HIRE is the ultimate in toddlers’ entertainment – keeping them busy for hours!

Our parties are affordable, no-fuss & lots of fun! We do it all for you so you can enjoy the day.

Each of our parties are different, focusing on aspects of your or your little ones personality and few of your favourite things.

Name:Karen Grossi
Email Address:co-ords@telkomsa.net
Tel or Cell:033 347 5467

Di's Designer Kids Cakes

Di of Munchies fame is well known for her spectacular novelty cakes and cupcakes. Her gorgeous cakes not only look fabulous but are delicious as well. Cakes, pasteries and sweets are Di's speciality and she comes highly recommended if you are looking to celebrate a special occassion with a beautiful cake.

Name:Di Daugherty-Veitch
Email Address:di@diskitchen.co.za
Tel or Cell:084 944 6766

Funzania SandCraft and Party Supplies

Who doesn’t love: SandCraft, Chocolate, Candy floss, popcorn, chip twirls, waff-sticks and water-slides! If you are looking for something new and exciting, you have to contact Nazeem who is always on the hunt for something new and exciting to do. He will personalise your party with slick party themes that have your child’s name on it. He will provide everything from face painters to archery and magnetised sandcraft.! His Party Products and Packages are also spectacular. Contact him to hire a candy floss or popcorn machine, chocolate fountain, slush puppy, water slide and jumping castle. It’s magic, he even has temporary air brush tattoo equipment and is always on the look out for new exciting party stuff!!!

Tel or Cell:083 291 6515 / 033 345 2901

Kidz Zone

Book a Kidz Workshop Party with Just Boutique. Workshop parties such as: Mr Terrific Scientific, Cuppy Cupcakes, CHOC-A-BLOC Factory Workshop and others are for a group of 10-14 children. See our Kidz Workshop Page for more details.

Name:Lara Edmonds
Email Address:info@justboutique.net
Tel or Cell:084 587 0880

Pony Magic Parties

Pony Magic is situated in the Natal Midlands and have a stunning venue for their parties. Book a Children’s Pony Party with Nikki and Tess of Pony Magic who will put together a tailor-made package for you. Children can enjoy sessions with horses and ponies, like horsemanship and therapy or go on a horse trail ride and picnic. They also arrange horses for special occasion photographs.

Name:Nikki Austen & Tess Westwood
Tel or Cell:071 492 4565

The Cake Lady

Midlands Meander, Pietermaritzburg & surrounds based cake experts, "The Cake Lady" specialise in all aspects of cake making, decorating and sugarcraft. Our wedding cakes are exquisite - made the traditional homemade way, from only the finest ingredients.
We offer a personalised service where quality, not quantity, is the essence and take great pride in being able to design an individual cake for every occasion.

Name:Niki Diamond
Tel or Cell:074 101 0008


A murder mystery dinner concept – adapted for KZN. Themes are hilarious and sure to turn any occasion into a memorable one. It is a cross between cluedo/charades and a Schuster movie all rolled into one. Has been described as fun on steroids!

Name:Trish Beaver
Email Address:trishbee@gmail.com
Tel or Cell:(082) 487 2765